Using an inclusive therapeutic theatre production to teach self-advocacy skills in young people with disabilities

Publication date: November 2020Source: The Arts in Psychotherapy, Volume 71Author(s): Angelle Cook
Source: Arts in Psychotherapy - Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Source Type: research

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Suicide is a significant public health priority for older adults, who exhibit the highest suicide rates around the world.1 In this population, functional disability has been identified as a significant factor associated with greater risk and severity of suicide ideation.2 Older adults are most likely to experience functional disability (difficulties carrying out life activities), with about one-third of those age 65 and older, and more than two-thirds of those age 85 and older, experiencing disability.
Source: The American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry - Category: Geriatrics Authors: Tags: Brief Report Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 28 September 2020Source: The Arts in PsychotherapyAuthor(s): Angelle Cook
Source: Arts in Psychotherapy - Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Source Type: research
This study reports a survey of 1,678 psychological practitioners accessed through professional networks. The short Warwick Edinburgh Mental Wellbeing Scale (SWEMWBS) and the Psychological Practitioner Workplace Wellbeing Measure (PPWWM) were administered with a demographic questionnaire. The mean for the SWEMWBS was below that of a national population survey. The inter-correlation of these tests was.61. Subgroup analyses showed significant differences: assistant psychologists, counsellors and psychological wellbeing practitioners demonstrated better than average workplace wellbeing. But for general wellbeing (SWEMWBS) trai...
Source: Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy - Category: Psychiatry Tags: Clin Psychol Psychother Source Type: research
Therapy and the Brain It seems ironic that after Freud, as a neurologist, abandoned his studies on brain functioning to replace them with the studies of the unconscious — and that he actually abandoned his studies on traumatization — the trauma therapy world is arriving to a point comparable to the point where he started: the understanding of the brain as the basis of understanding the mind. Trauma therapy is leveraging neuroscience because having an understanding of how traumatization affects the brain helps to not only dismantle common misconceptions and to stop victim-blaming statements, but it also explains...
Source: Psych Central - Category: Psychiatry Authors: Tags: Neuroscience PTSD Trauma Treatment Autonomic Nervous System complex post-traumatic stress disorder Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Trauma Informed Care Traumatic Memories traumatization Source Type: news
Publication date: Available online 22 June 2020Source: The Arts in PsychotherapyAuthor(s): Anat Geiger, Carmit-Noa Shpigelman, Rinat Feniger-Schaal
Source: Arts in Psychotherapy - Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Source Type: research
BACKGROUND: Depression is the greatest contributor to worldwide disability. The purpose of this study was to understand the influence of antidepressant and psychotherapy treatment adherence on future work leaves for patients with major depressive disorder....
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news
Depression is the greatest contributor to worldwide disability. The purpose of this study was to understand the influence of antidepressant and psychotherapy treatment adherence on future work leaves for patie...
Source: BMC Psychiatry - Category: Psychiatry Authors: Tags: Research article Source Type: research
Conclusion: Findings are discussed in the context of the World Health Organization's guidelines for integrating mental health into primary care. Data suggest a need for an integrated model that adapts to the special needs of older adults in primary care. PMID: 32456549 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Aging and Mental Health - Category: Geriatrics Authors: Tags: Aging Ment Health Source Type: research
The following describes the case of Miguel and a missed diagnosis in an undocumented minor.Miguel Estrada (all names changed to protect identity) was a 10-year-old boy of Central American origin initially seen at age 8 years in our university outpatient child psychiatry clinic. During the initial evaluation with a native Spanish-speaking provider, his mother, Mrs. Estrada, reported behavioral problems beginning at age 5 with diagnoses of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder and intellectual disability; a trauma history was denied. Over the subsequent 2 years, Miguel continued treatment in our outpatient service and lat...
Source: Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry - Category: Psychiatry Authors: Tags: Clinical perspectives Source Type: research
 When was the last time you simply enjoyed being in nature? Whether it’s a camping trip to the mountains, a walk in the park or just watching the squirrels from your backyard, being in nature is profoundly healing. In today’s Psych Central Podcast, our guest Richard Louv, a journalist, author and co-founder of the nonprofit Children &Nature Network, discusses the science behind nature’s healing powers. What counts as “nature?” Are pets included? What are some modern barriers to accessing nature, and how can we overcome them? Join us for the answers to these questions and more. SUBSCRIB...
Source: World of Psychology - Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Tags: Anxiety and Panic General Green and Environment Interview LifeHelper Mental Health and Wellness Podcast Stress The Psych Central Show Source Type: blogs
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