New app option for veterans seeking speech, cognitive therapy

Veterans struggling with speech or cognitive disorders will now be able to access therapy through Constant Therapy, a mobile app that provides supplemental coaching and motivation to patients.   Veterans eligible for speech or cognitive therapy through the US Department of Veterans Affairs will now be able to use the app for free. 
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OBJECTIVE:: Identify the core 'interaction structures' between therapists and depressed adolescents within and across two common forms of psychotherapy. METHOD:: A total of 70 audio-recorded psychotherapy sessions representing short-term psychoanal...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news
CONCLUSIONS: The limited range of studies for all conditions except MS suggests a need firstly to synthesise systematically the available evidence across conditions and secondly to develop well-designed studies to provide evidence about the effectiveness of CR and other psychological interventions. PMID: 30412509 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: NeuroRehabilitation - Category: Rehabilitation Tags: NeuroRehabilitation Source Type: research
Condition:   Insomnia Interventions:   Behavioral: Cognitive behavioural therapy for insomnia;   Behavioral: Sleep hygiene education Sponsor:   The University of Hong Kong Recruiting
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Conditions:   Late-life Depression;   Major Depressive Disorder;   Major Depressive Episode;   Major Depressive Disorder, Recurrent Interventions:   Behavioral: Psychotherapy;   Diagnostic Test: Questionnaires;   Other: Magnetic Resonance Imaging;   Other: Blood analysis Sponsor:   University of Cologne Recruiting
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Genetics of response to cognitive behavior therapy in adults with major depression: a preliminary report, Published online: 08 November 2018; doi:10.1038/s41380-018-0289-9Major depressive disorder is heritable and a leading cause of disability. Cognitive behavior therapy is an effective treatment for major depression. By quantifying genetic risk scores based on common genetic variants, the aim of this report was to explore the utility of psychiatric and cognitive trait genetic risk scores, for predicting the response of 894 adults with major depressive disorder to cognitive behavior therapy. The participants were recruited...
Source: Molecular Psychiatry - Category: Psychiatry Authors: Source Type: research
rn BH Abstract Although cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) is effective for childhood anxiety disorders, approximately 40% of youth remain anxious after treatment. Metacognitive therapy (MCT-c) for children with generalized anxiety disorder (GAD) has shown promising effects. The present study aimed to examine if CBT and MCT-c show differential effects in children with primary GAD based on baseline characteristics, in a quasi-experimental design. To investigate which treatment is most beneficial for whom, three potential moderators: age, symptom severity, and comorbid social anxiety were examined. Sixty-three child...
Source: Child Psychiatry and Human Development - Category: Child Development Authors: Tags: Child Psychiatry Hum Dev Source Type: research
Negative thoughts about psychotic experiences and fears of losing mental control may heighten the risk of suicide in patients with psychosis who were not taking antipsychotics, suggests areport inSchizophrenia Bulletin.“Overall, our findings emphasize the importance of clinicians promoting a recovery-focused and appropriately optimistic outlook when working with people with psychosis, taking care to avoid providing information that might heighten negative illness appraisals and/or fears of losing mental control, ” wrote Paul Hutton, Ph.D., of the Edinburgh Napier University in the United Kingdom and colleagues....
Source: Psychiatr News - Category: Psychiatry Tags: metacognition negative thoughts and beliefs Paul Hutton psychosis schizophrenia Schizophrenia Bulletin suicidal thinking suicidality suicide Source Type: research
Condition:   Anxiety Interventions:   Other: Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Guided Self Help;   Other: Cognitive Analytic Therapy Guided Self Help Sponsor:   University of Sheffield Not yet recruiting
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