Validating the use of a smartphone app for remote administration of a fear conditioning paradigm - Purves KL, Constantinou E, McGregor T, Lester KJ, Barry TJ, Treanor M, Sun M, Margraf J, Craske MG, Breen G, Eley TC.

Fear conditioning models key processes related to the development, maintenance and treatment of anxiety disorders and is associated with group differences in anxiety. However, laboratory administration of tasks is time and cost intensive, precluding assess...
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Conditions:   Trauma, Psychological;   Depression, Anxiety;   PTSD Intervention:   Behavioral: BEAR Sponsor:   Stanford University Not yet recruiting
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Conclusions: It is the first report regarding the association between DAN and PTG. We found a positive impact of death anxiety on psychological changes in caregivers of cancer patients. PMID: 32490635 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Turkish Journal of Medical Sciences - Category: General Medicine Tags: Turk J Med Sci Source Type: research
The COVID-19 pandemic and its related containment measures—mainly physical distancing and isolation—are having detrimental consequences on the mental health of the general population worldwide. In particular, frustration, loneliness, and worries about the future are common reactions and represent well-known risk factors for several mental disorders, including anxiety, affective, and post-traumatic stress disorders. The vast majority of available studies have been conducted in China, where the pandemic started. Italy has been severely hit by the pandemic, and the socio-cultural context is completely different fr...
Source: Frontiers in Psychiatry - Category: Psychiatry Source Type: research
BACKGROUND: The etiological factors of mood disorders and psychopathologies are understudied. In this paper, we explored whether social psychological strains are related to depression, anxiety, and stress in non-clinical populations. METHODS: 6,305 col...
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Comorbidity between drug abuse and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), a stress-related dysregulation of fear responses, is very high. While some drugs are known to increase fear and anxiety, there are only few data regarding interactions between volunt...
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OBJECTIVES: To describe the prevalence and correlates of depression and anxiety among adult Ebola virus disease (EVD) survivors in Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea. DESIGN: Cross-sectional. SETTING: One-on-one surveys were conducted in EVD-affected...
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We hear that we’re headed in the right direction as the curve continues to flatten and states begin to loosen restrictions and open up. For the first time, there may be a light at the end of the tunnel. Great news!  But as encouraging as this news may be, many remain fearful of opening up too soon, instigating a second wave. Regardless of who’s right or wrong, there will come a day when we will be without COVID-19 (my lips to God’s ears, eh?). And as we begin to heal our broken lives, many of us may find our psychological recovery lagging far behind the scourge of this pandemic. This pandemic has ...
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DiscussionThis systematic review will summarize the effectiveness of psychological interventions, including their content and delivery method, in reducing psychological distress and improving outcomes for women affected by perinatal loss. The evidence generated from this review can inform researchers and policymakers in expanding on related research and developing customized interventions or programs.Systematic review registrationPROSPEROCRD42019126456.
Source: Systematic Reviews - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: research
Conditions:   COVID-19;   SARS-CoV-2 Infection Interventions:   Diagnostic Test: Lung Function tests;   Diagnostic Test: Exercise capacity;   Diagnostic Test: Exercise physiology;   Diagnostic Test: Health-related quality of life;   Diagnostic Test: Respiratory symptoms, symptoms of anxiety and depression, and post-traumatic stress screeni ng Sponsors:   Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul;   Hospital de Clinicas de Porto Alegre;   Conse...
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OBJECTIVE: Psychological distress impacts a variety of health outcomes in hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (HSCT). Focused qualitative studies on a wider range of psychological distress in HSCT patients are lacking. However, understanding the subtle...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news
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