There must be blood.

THERE MUST BE BLOOD. Am J Psychoanal. 2017 Nov 15;: Authors: Atwood GE Abstract It is argued that in the effective psychotherapy of patients suffering with severe trauma, there is always blood that is shed. This blood may be metaphorical but is often literal. In its absence, it is unlikely that anything of real value has occurred. PMID: 29142302 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: American Journal of Psychoanalysis - Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Tags: Am J Psychoanal Source Type: research

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Source: Journal of Anxiety Disorders - Category: Psychiatry Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 22 February 2019Source: Journal of Contextual Behavioral ScienceAuthor(s): Adam M. Kuczynski, Jonathan W. Kanter, Chad T. Wetterneck, Fabián O. Olaz, R. Sonia Singh, Eric B. Lee, Tara J. Stowe, Trevor G. Mazzucchelli, Judy Mier-Chairez, Daniel W.M. Maitland, Katherine E. Manbeck, Mariah D. CoreyAbstractHigh quality relationships are essential to psychological health and well-being, and relational intimacy is a core feature of these relationships. Decades of research in relationship science have converged on a central model of intimacy wherein individuals develop close, trusting rel...
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Source: Zeitschrift fur Kinder- und Jugendpsychiatrie und Psychotherapie - Category: Child Development Tags: Z Kinder Jugendpsychiatr Psychother Source Type: research
Authors: Hale AC, Bohnert KM, Ganoczy D, Sripada RK Abstract OBJECTIVE:: The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has placed increased emphasis on the availability and use of evidence-based psychotherapies (EBPs) for posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). However, many individuals do not complete a full course of EBP. The current study aimed to quantify the percentage of veterans receiving adequate EBP in VA hospitals and identify factors related to treatment completion. METHODS:: A national sample of 16,559 VA patients who began cognitive processing therapy (CPT) or prolonged exposure (PE) during fiscal yea...
Source: Psychiatric Services - Category: Psychiatry Tags: Psychiatr Serv Source Type: research
Dr. Rubin was a public face of psychotherapy and a prolific author. One of his novels was the basis of the 1962 movie “ David and Lisa. ”
Source: NYT Health - Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tags: Rubin, Theodore Isaac Deaths (Obituaries) Psychiatry and Psychiatrists Books and Literature Lisa and David (Book) David and Lisa (Movie) Source Type: news
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AbstractPostpartum depression is one of the most common complications of childbirth. Untreated postpartum depression can have substantial adverse effects on the well-being of the mother and child, negatively impacting child cognitive, behavioral, and emotional development with lasting consequences. There are a number of therapeutic interventions for postpartum depression including pharmacotherapy, psychotherapy, neuromodulation, and hormonal therapy among others, most of which have been adapted from the treatment of major depressive disorder outside of the peripartum period. Current evidence of antidepressant treatment for...
Source: CNS Drugs - Category: Neurology Source Type: research
DiscussionThis will be the first study of oxytocin ’s effects in humans with MUD. Findings from this novel protocol will attempt to bridge existing animal data with the need for innovative clinical treatments for MUD, inform the growing field of pharmacologically-enhanced psychotherapy, and help to elucidate mechanisms behind oxytocin’s potentia l anti-addiction effects.Trial registrationClinicalTrials.gov, ID:NCT02881177. Registered on 26 August 2016.
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Dr. Rubin was a public face of psychotherapy and a prolific author whose novel “ Lisa and David ” was the basis of the popular movie “ David and Lisa. ”
Source: NYT Health - Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tags: Rubin, Theodore Isaac Deaths (Obituaries) Psychiatry and Psychiatrists Books and Literature Lisa and David (Book) David and Lisa (Movie) Source Type: news
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