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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This study specifically aims to determine whether ABM can reduce (i) the presence of an attentional bias for sleep-related threatening words; (ii) insomnia symptom severity; (iii) sleep onset latency; and (iv) pre-sleep cognitive arousal amongst individuals with insomnia compared to a non-treatment control group of individuals with insomnia.Methods/designWe propose a randomised controlled trial of 90 individuals from the general population who meet the criteria for Insomnia Disorder. Following an initial examination for the presence of a sleep-related attentional bias using the dot-probe paradigm, participants will be rand...
Source: Trials - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
Conclusion: Knowledge obtained from this study could be beneficial for better understanding, assessment, and management of symptom clusters in women with BC. It may also help patients to plan ahead for them to seek management of concurrent symptoms to improve their quality of life.
Source: Indian Journal of Palliative Care - Category: Palliative Care Authors: Source Type: research
What is depression medication? Depression medication, also known as antidepressants, are prescription medications used to treat moderate to severe depression. When taken under the supervision of a medical professional and according to their prescribed dosage, depression medication can work well to help people manage their symptoms and lead happy, healthy lives. Depression is more than just feeling sad, or needing to be cheered up. Often times, people can become frustrated that nothing is making them feel better, when in reality depression is a chemical imbalance that needs to be treated. Depression symptoms can include: T...
Source: Cliffside Malibu - Category: Addiction Authors: Tags: Addiction Recovery Depression Depression Treatment antidepressants depression disorders depression medication dual diagnosis Source Type: blogs
A flurry of recent news reports would make you think so — here are a few examples: Coke plans to brew weed drink Coca-Cola In Talks To Make Marijuana-Infused Drink Coca-Cola eyes cannabis market The truth turns out to be a bit less dramatic. Here’s how the company’s statement put it: “We have no interest in marijuana or cannabis. Along with many others in the beverage industry, we are closely watching the growth of non-psychoactive CBD as an ingredient in functional wellness beverages around the world…. No decisions have been made at this time.” A few clarifications are in order here: &...
Source: Harvard Health Blog - Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tags: Drugs and Supplements Marijuana Source Type: blogs
CONCLUSIONS: Eszopiclone appears to be an efficient drug with moderate effects on sleep onset and maintenance. There was no or little evidence of harm if taken as recommended. However, as certain patient subgroups were underrepresented in RCTs included in the review, findings might not have displayed the entire spectrum of possible adverse events. Further, increased caution is required in elderly individuals with cognitive and motor impairments and individuals who are at increased risk of using eszopiclone in a non-recommended way. PMID: 30303519 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews - Category: General Medicine Authors: Tags: Cochrane Database Syst Rev Source Type: research
Tens of millions of Americans struggle to sleep at night, and many of them turn to sleeping pills for relief. Prescription and over-the-counter sleep aids are especially popular among older adults. A recent study published in the American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry found that roughly one in three adults ages 65 to 80 use these drugs at least occasionally to fall asleep, and OTC meds like Benadryl and Tylenol PM are the pills of choice for sleepless seniors. Experts say this is concerning for a number of reasons. Studies have linked the regular, long-term use of OTC sleep medicines to some potentially serious side effe...
Source: TIME: Health - Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tags: Uncategorized Baby Boomer Health sleep Source Type: news
In this study, we conducted a cross-sectional survey among 419 acupuncturists nation-wide to investigate the top 10 and top 99 acupuncture indications in private clinics in the United States. We found the top 10 indications to be: lower back pain, depression, anxiety, headache, arthritis, allergies, general pain, female infertility, insomnia, neck pain and frozen shoulder. Among the top 99 indications, pain represents the largest category; and mental health management, especially for mood disorders, is in greatest demand. The following popular groups are: immune system dysfunctions, gastrointestinal diseases, gynecology an...
Source: The American Journal of Chinese Medicine - Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Tags: Am J Chin Med Source Type: research
You're reading Combating Addiction With Hypnosis, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If you're enjoying this, please visit our site for more inspirational articles. Hypnosis is more than what you have seen on television or part of a magic show. Despite the stigma, hypnotherapy has been used to treat insomnia, fear, anxiety and has been considered a breakthrough in addiction treatment. Addiction has gotten a reputation as a disease that cannot be cured. It’s common knowledge that once an addict, always an addict. Even if an addict has been sober for years, there is a relatively str...
Source: PickTheBrain | Motivation and Self Improvement - Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tags: depression featured psychology self improvement hypnosis hypnotherapy mental health pickthebrain Source Type: blogs
Managing Acute Insomnia in Prison: Evaluation of a "One-Shot" Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Insomnia (CBT-I) Intervention. Behav Sleep Med. 2018 Oct 05;:1-10 Authors: Randall C, Nowakowski S, Ellis JG Abstract OBJECTIVES/BACKGROUND: Insomnia is a serious condition that affects over 60% of the prison population and has been associated with aggression, anger, impulsivity, suicidality, and increased prison health care use. Nonpharmacological interventions for prison inmates are scarce despite the high prevalence and significant consequences of insomnia among those incarcerated. The aim of th...
Source: Behavioral Sleep Medicine - Category: Sleep Medicine Authors: Tags: Behav Sleep Med Source Type: research
Children with mental illness have a greater risk for sleep disorders, and mood and anxiety disorders are frequently accompanied by sleep disturbances. The goal of this presentation is to examine the associations between sleep and mood/anxiety disorders, as well as the appropriate interventions.
Source: Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry - Category: Psychiatry Authors: Source Type: research
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