New Meta on Behavioral Activation

For anyone interested: Apparently, BA does not beat out active control. I am sure the common factors folks will love this. However, I caution that camp not to conflate studies of depression and anxiety with more severe problems.
Source: Student Doctor Network - Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Tags: Psychology [Psy.D. / Ph.D.] Source Type: forums

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The objective of this longitudinal study was to examine the gender differences in college students' depression, anxiety, and stress over the four academic years, and to explore possible anxiety-related factors among first year students. ...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news
Conclusion: A vestibular rehabilitation program started early after confirmed vestibular neuritis diagnosis in addition to standard care reduces the perception of dizziness and improves functions of daily life more effectively than standard care alone.
Source: Otology and Neurotology - Category: ENT & OMF Tags: VESTIBULAR DISORDERS Source Type: research
Objective: The Dizziness Handicap Inventory (DHI) is the most commonly used quality of life measure for vestibular disorders. However, there is wide variability in scores, and little is known about which variables contribute to dizziness-related quality of life. Our goal was to investigate the key demographic and symptom-related factors to that account for DHI variance. Study Design: Cross-sectional survey. Setting: Tertiary referral center. Patients: Adult patients presenting to a dizziness clinic. Main Outcome Measure: DHI variance explained by multiple linear regression. Results: Seventy subjects were i...
Source: Otology and Neurotology - Category: ENT & OMF Tags: VESTIBULAR DISORDERS Source Type: research
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Source: PsyBlog | Psychology Blog - Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Tags: Anxiety Depression subscribers-only Source Type: blogs
CONCLUSIONS: SMC is a multi-caused symptom. They are associated with lower memory performance, but also with variables related to health, social aspects and lifestyle. When faced with a patient with SMC, which may be due to cognitive impairment because of Alzheimer's disease, these associations should be taken into account to assess this risk and know when follow-up is most needed. PMID: 31820817 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Revista de Neurologia - Category: Neurology Authors: Tags: Rev Neurol Source Type: research
Conclusion: Individuals in homologous MAR are a more distressed subgroup which requires a tailored supportive psychological intervention specifically on sexual and social concerns. PMID: 31819758 [PubMed]
Source: Clinical Practice and Epidemiology in Mental Health - Category: Psychiatry Tags: Clin Pract Epidemiol Ment Health Source Type: research
ConclusionsBoth low and risky levels of alcohol use in early adolescence are associated with internaliisng symptoms. The findings have implications for the timing of school-based prevention programs, and suggest future preventive efforts should adopt a combined approach to reducing alcohol use and mental health disorders in tandem.
Source: Mental Health and Prevention - Category: Psychiatry Source Type: research
ConclusionThere was no difference in motor and non-motor symptoms between MSA patients with or without RBD, indicating that the presence of RBD may not be significantly associated with the severity of motor or non-motor dysfunction in MSA.
Source: Clinical Autonomic Research - Category: Research Source Type: research
This study examines the association between perceived discrimination and several markers of mental health and well-being, using cross-sectional data from a convenience sample of 279 Arab American adults from southeast Michigan. After adjustment for a series of relevant confounders, perceived discrimination was significantly associated with depressive symptoms (estimate 0.93, 95% CI 0.53, 1.34,p
Source: Journal of Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: research
AbstractPurposeThe aim of this study was to evaluate psychometric properties of the core disease-specific 14-item German HeartQoL questionnaire.MethodsAs an extension of the international HeartQol Project, cross-sectional and longitudinal health-related quality of life (HRQL) data were collected from 305 patients with angina (N  =  101), myocardial infarction (N  =  123), or ischemic heart failure (N  =  81) in Austria and Switzerland using German versions of the HeartQoL, the Short Form-36 Health Survey (SF-36), and the Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale. The underlying factor ...
Source: Quality of Life Research - Category: Health Management Source Type: research
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