Assessment of the Effectiveness of Group Cognitive Behavioural Therapy in Reducing Pathological Gambling
This study examined the effectiveness of group cognitive-behavioural therapy (GCBT) on pathological gambling among Nigerian students. The study used a group randomised controlled trial design to assign participants to intervention and control groups. A total of 40 undergraduate students, aged 18 –30, were classified as pathological gamblers (participants) in this study. Participants completed self-report scales titled South oaks gambling screen and Gambling Symptom Assessment Scale at three-time points. The intervention lasted for 8 weeks. The data collected were statistically analysed u sing repeated-measures ANOVA. Results revealed that GCBT has a significant effect in decreasing the symptoms of pathological gambling among the participants in GCBT compared to those in the control group and that the improvements were maintained at follow-up. The study concluded that group cognitive -behavioural therapy is impactful therapy in reducing pathological gambling among students. It has also validated the effectiveness of cognitive-behavioural therapy in altering erroneous thoughts and replacing it with a better alternative realistic way of thinking.
Conditions: Sleep; Diet; Well Being Intervention: Behavioral: Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for Insomnia Sponsor: University of Glasgow Not yet recruiting
Abstract Cognitive behavioural therapy for insomnia is the recommended treatment for chronic insomnia. However, up to a quarter of patients dropout from cognitive behavioural therapy for insomnia programmes. Acceptance, mindfulness and values-based actions may constitute complementary therapeutic tools to cognitive behavioural therapy for insomnia. The current study sought to evaluate the efficacy of a remotely delivered programme combining the main components of cognitive behavioural therapy for insomnia (sleep restriction and stimulus control) with the third-wave cognitive behavioural therapy acceptance and comm...
Patients suffering from cancer must face the illness itself, but also a lot of adversity throughout it. Indeed, there are multiple effects and side effects of cancer and a notable side effect is depression. Depression can affect up to 40% of cancer patients.1 CBT is an empirically effective treatment for severe depression. Therefore, CBT could be effective to treat depression in advanced cancer.
Conditions: Mild Traumatic Brain Injury; Internet-Delivered Cognitive Behavioural Therapy; Depression; Anxiety Intervention: Behavioral: Internet-delivered Cognitive Behavioural Therapy(ICBT) Sponsor: Lawson Health Research Institute Not yet recruiting
This study aimed to identify predictors of relapse of anxiety after CBT for adult (18+) patients to enable the identification of "at-risk" patients who could potentially benefit from relapse prevention interventions. A systematic review and meta-analysis were conducted, including studies found in PsycINFO, PubMed, Scopus, and Web of Science, and through hand-searches of references lists and reverse citations. Nine studies met eligibility criteria (N = 532 patients). On average, 23.8% of patients experienced relapse following completion of CBT. A total of 21 predictors were identified and grouped into seven catego...