Can music therapy really beat Prozac?

Meet the revolutionary musician who is proving that AlphamusicTherapy can have the same effect as antidepressants, stop insomnia and cure anxiety, too
Source: Telegraph Health - Category: Consumer Health News Tags: depression Prozac alternative therapy alphamusic John Levine Music therapy Source Type: news

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Conclusion: Insomnia is a significant problem in heart failures patients. Therefore, healthcare providers need to pay attention to this sensitive outcome. Several factors should be considered for further management. PMID: 29911836 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Journal of the Medical Association of Thailand = Chotmaihet thangphaet - Category: General Medicine Tags: J Med Assoc Thai Source Type: research
ConclusionMongolian mind –body interactive psychotherapy is a new method for insomnia, and narrative therapy and hypnotic methods together improve the sleeping condition, However, a further controlled randomized clinical study is needed to understand the efficacy.
Source: Advances in Therapy - Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: research
Last week I wrote about my approach to assessing sleep problems in those with persistent pain. As an ex-insomniac I’ve spent a while learning about sleep so I can understand what’s going on, and why sleep can be such a problem. In this week’s post I want to dig a little deeper into what’s going on with poor sleep, as well as some of the unique features of sleep in people experiencing persistent pain. Having reviewed the five main areas that are fundamental (and can/should be assessed by anyone working with people who experience persistent pain), the next area I want to look at with people is mood. T...
Source: HealthSkills Weblog - Category: Anesthesiology Authors: Tags: Assessment Chronic pain Clinical reasoning Health Pain conditions Research biopsychosocial coping disability function pain management treatment Source Type: blogs
CONCLUSION: Of the non-clinical factors, particularly socio-economic factors predicted a SA independently. Furthermore, preexisting suicidal ideation and insomnia appear to be important clinical risk factors for subsequent SA that are open to preventative intervention. PMID: 29897037 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Psychological Medicine - Category: Psychiatry Authors: Tags: Psychol Med Source Type: research
Authors: Park C, Sim CS, Sung JH, Lee J, Ahn JH, Choe YM, Park J Abstract Objective: The present study aimed to examine the potential mediating effect of income level on the association between noise exposure and insomnia. Methods: 706 individuals were evaluated in conjunction with 2014 noise map data from Seoul, South Korea. Cross-sectional analysis was performed to examine differences in noise level according to household income, while three separate logistic regression models were used to examine factors influencing insomnia. Odds ratios (ORs) were calculated after adjusting for depression, anxiety, auditory...
Source: Psychiatry Investigation - Category: Psychiatry Tags: Psychiatry Investig Source Type: research
It is well known that some patients with depression will fail to respond to medications, but clinicians currently have few ways to predict those most likely to develop treatment-resistant depression (TRD). If clinicians could predict whether patients who are diagnosed with depression for the first time would develop TRD, they could monitor these patients more closely and adjust treatment more quickly.Aretrospective cohort study published inDepression and Anxiety found that more than 10% of adults newly diagnosed and treated for depression developed TRD within a year. Those who developed TRD tended to be younger and more co...
Source: Psychiatr News - Category: Psychiatry Tags: anxiety depression Depression and Anxiety insomnia Soledad Cepeda substance use disorders treatment-resistant depression Source Type: research
Conditions:   Depression;   Anxiety;   Insomnia;   Substance Abuse Interventions:   Device: TES Treatment;   Device: TES-SHAM Treatment Sponsors:   University of Arizona;   Carrier Clinic Not yet recruiting
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
CONCLUSIONS: These results have implications for understanding dynamic processes in psychosis and for targeting psychological interventions. The reciprocal influence of worry and paranoia implies that treating either symptom is likely to ameliorate the other. PMID: 29808787 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Psychological Medicine - Category: Psychiatry Authors: Tags: Psychol Med Source Type: research
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