Impact of environmental and personality factors upon adolescents before and after psychotherapeutic intervention

This study focuses on life events and social support from an external–environmental aspect. The focus from an internal–personality aspect is on self-criticism and self-disclosure.In this study, 155 adolescents, ages 12–18 years, were divided into two groups. The experimental group included 70 adolescents requesting psychotherapy for emotional disorders.
Source: Comprehensive Psychiatry - Category: Psychiatry Authors: Source Type: research

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Oxytocin —a hormone that facilitates social bonding in animals—can improve empathy in women with borderline personality disorder (BPD), according to astudy inTranslational Psychiatry. Oxytocin was also associated with an increased desire to become emotionally close to someone.“BPD patients often report problems establishing and maintaining stable relationships to significant others,” wrote Gregor Domes, Ph.D., of the University of Freiburg, Germany, and colleagues. “Their relationships are characterized by a pervasive fear of abandonment, anxiousness, mistrust, and conflicts, which can cu...
Source: Psychiatr News - Category: Psychiatry Tags: approach motivation borderline personality disorder BPD empathy interpersonal relationship intranasal spray oxytocin randomized controlled trial Translational Psychiatry Source Type: research
Conditions:   Self-Harm;   Depression Intervention:   Other: COPESS Sponsors:   Liverpool John Moores University;   University of Liverpool;   University of Manchester;   University of Leeds Not yet recruiting
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This study examines how specialty BH care patterns change when employees and dependents are moved from a "carve-out" plan to a "carve-in" plan. METHODS: Linked insurance claims, eligibility, plan and employer data from 2008-14 were obtained for three Optum( employers who dropped their carve-out contracts but retained their carve-in plans. A longitudinal "difference-in-differences" study design was used to compare changes in BH services use over time among individuals who were: (i) moved to carve-in plans when the employer dropped its carve-out contract (N=177,653); and (ii) enrolled in car...
Source: Journal of Mental Health Policy and Economics - Category: Psychiatry Tags: J Ment Health Policy Econ Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 7 December 2019Source: Journal of Anxiety DisordersAuthor(s): David H. Rosmarin, Steven PirutinskyAbstractReligion is professed by the majority of the general population, but a minority of mental health practitioners. We evaluated whether religious patients benefited more from treatment with religious psychotherapists in a naturalistic study among adult Orthodox Jewish (n = 117) and control patients (n = 91) receiving psychotherapy from Orthodox Jewish (n = 15) and other (n = 7) psychotherapists at a New York based outpatient clinic....
Source: Journal of Anxiety Disorders - Category: Psychiatry Source Type: research
AbstractPrevious research had associated early maladaptive schemas, cognitive fusion and psychological needs. However, a deeper understanding of these relationships is needed regarding mediational effects of schemas on psychological needs and symptomatology. We aimed to explore the relationships between schema domains, cognitive fusion, psychological needs and symptoms.  Therefore a clinical sample composed of 58 individuals with psychiatric diagnosis, who filled self-reported questionnaires was reanalyzed on a cross-sectional design. Medium to strong correlations between schema domains and dialectical polarities of p...
Source: Journal of Contemporary Psychotherapy - Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Source Type: research
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Source: World of Psychology - Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Tags: Abuse Marriage and Divorce Personality Relationships Self-Esteem Abusive Marriage Assertiveness Boundaries brain synchronization Codependence Controlling Behavior Manipulation passive personality Source Type: blogs
Psychische Erkrankungen im Arbeitskontext – eine Verortung im Versorgungssystem. Psychother Psychosom Med Psychol. 2019 Dec;69(12):505-516 Authors: Braun S, Kessemeier F, Balint E, Schwarz E, Hölzer M, Gündel H, Rothermund E Abstract Work and mental health are closely interrelated. Sick leave rates due to mental illness have constantly been rising for years. Thus, not only companies but also the society as a whole have become more and more aware of the relevance of this topic.At first, various work stress models are outlined in this article. This is followed by an overview of how to cla...
Source: PPmP Psychotherapie Psychosomatik Medizinische Psychologie - Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Tags: Psychother Psychosom Med Psychol Source Type: research
Authors: Strauß B PMID: 31801163 [PubMed - in process]
Source: PPmP Psychotherapie Psychosomatik Medizinische Psychologie - Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Tags: Psychother Psychosom Med Psychol Source Type: research
Conditions:   Mental Health;   Psychiatric Problems;   Child Neglect;   Maltreatment;   Adoption;   Child Behaviour Problem;   DDP Interventions:   Behavioral: Dyadic Developmental Psychotherapy (DDP);   Behavioral: Services as Usual (SAU) Sponsors:   University of Glasgow;   National Institute for Health Research, United Kingdom;   University of Oxford;   University of Nottingham Not yet recruiting
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We all love and look forward to the holidays, but even good things can be stressful.  Listen in as our guest,’s founder, Dr. John Grohol, tells us how to avoid overindulging this year, how to handle the extra work burdens of the season, and how to deal with that annoying relative. SUBSCRIBE &REVIEW Guest information for ‘Holiday Coping’ Podcast Episode John M. Grohol, Psy.D. is a pioneer in online mental health and psychology. Recognizing the educational and social potential of the Internet in 1995, Dr. Grohol has transformed the way people could access mental health and psyc...
Source: World of Psychology - Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Tags: Family General Holiday Coping Interview LifeHelper Podcast Relationships Stress The Psych Central Show Source Type: blogs
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