Bristol Imperial MDMA in Alcoholism Study

Condition:   Alcohol Use Disorder Interventions:   Drug: MDMA;   Other: Psychotherapy Sponsor:   Imperial College London Active, not recruiting
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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
A single infusion of ketamine in combination with psychotherapy may help people with alcohol use disorder to reduce or stop drinking, according to a pilotstudy published today inAJP in Advance. Compared with participants who received the sedative midazolam, those who received ketamine had a lower likelihood of alcohol use over a three-week period.“Although alcohol-related costs exceed 1% of the gross national product in developed countries, most affected individuals are not in treatment,” wrote Elias Dakwar, M.D., of Columbia University Medical Center and colleagues. “Of those in treatment, a large number...
Source: Psychiatr News - Category: Psychiatry Tags: ajp in advance alcohol use disorder alcohol dependence Elias Dakwar heavy drinking infusion ketamine midazolam motivational enhancement therapy pharmacotherapy psychotherapy relapse Source Type: research
OBJECTIVE: Guidelines for management of anxiety and sleep disorders emphasize antidepressant medications and/or psychotherapy as first/second-line and benzodiazepines as third-line treatments. We evaluated the association between suicide death and concorda...
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CONCLUSIONS: If replicated, long-term PAI predictions could enhance precision medicine by selecting the optimal treatment for a given depressed individual over the long term. PMID: 31753043 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Psychological Medicine - Category: Psychiatry Authors: Tags: Psychol Med Source Type: research
The phrase “sacred masculine” can evoke images of patriarchal religiosity.  But it has a different meaning for today’s guest. For Miguel Dean, the sacred masculine is an ideal, embodied by a man who accepts all of his emotions, understands the connectedness of humanity, and is devoted to helping others. Join us as Miguel explains how the sacred masculine is increasingly being recognized as a new model of masculinity to replace the old ideas of what it meant to be a man. This new man embraces all of his humanity and recognizes that part of this is the courage to feel, express and honor the full spect...
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Conclusion: Psychotherapy trial results may be representative of most patients with late-life unipolar depression in routine clinical practice. By contrast, pharmacologic clinical trials may not be readily generalizable to community samples. PMID: 31726850 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Aging and Mental Health - Category: Geriatrics Authors: Tags: Aging Ment Health Source Type: research
Condition:   Alcohol Use Disorder Interventions:   Drug: MDMA;   Other: Psychotherapy Sponsor:   Imperial College London Active, not recruiting
Source: - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
ConclusionThis systematic review did not reveal large or sustained intervention effects of psychological interventions for either primary alcohol use or secondary HIV-related outcomes. Due to the methodological heterogeneity, we were unable to undertake a meta-analysis. Effectiveness trials of psychological interventions for AUDs in PLWH that include disaggregation of data by level of alcohol consumption, gender and age are needed. There is a need to standardise alcohol use outcome measures across studies and include objective biomarkers that provide a more accurate measure of alcohol consumption and are relatively free fr...
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Plenty of research suggests optimistic people have a reduced risk of heart disease, stroke, and declines in lung capacity and function. Optimism is also associated with a lower risk of early death from cancer and infection. And now a new study links optimism to living a longer life. What does this new research on optimism tell us? The study in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences found that people who had higher levels of optimism had a longer life span. They also had a greater chance of living past age 85. The researchers analyzed data gleaned from two large population studies: about 70,000 women from the Nurse...
Source: Harvard Health Blog - Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tags: Behavioral Health Healthy Aging Mental Health Source Type: blogs
Are you always in control and always perfectly put together? Are you professionally successful, a great friend, and always showing a happy face to the world?  But what about on the inside? Is there something in the background or in the past that you don’t talk about?  Do you feel disconnected, like no one knows the “real” you? Deep down do you just know something is wrong? Well, you might have “perfectly hidden depression.” Today Gabe speaks with Dr. Margaret Rutherford who has done extensive work on the relationship between perfectionism and depression.  Dr. Rutherford tells u...
Source: World of Psychology - Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Tags: Brain and Behavior Depression General Happiness Interview LifeHelper Mental Health and Wellness Perfectionism Personality Podcast Psychiatry Psychology Research Self-Esteem Self-Help The Psych Central Show Trauma Source Type: blogs
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