Randomised controlled trial of interventions for bothersome tinnitus: DesyncraTM versus cognitive behavioural therapy
Conclusions Predictors of intervention outcome can be used as a means of triaging patients to the most suited form of treatment to achieve optimal outcomes and to make healthcare savings. Future studies should consider including a heterogeneous group of participants as well as other predictor variables not included in the current study. ClinicalTrial.gov Registration: NCT02370810 (completed); NCT02665975 (completed)
Psychiatriki. 2021 May 28. doi: 10.22365/jpsych.2021.017. Online ahead of print.ABSTRACTIn this work 112 studies were reviewed and 21 of them were considered as more reliable and more credible. It is well known that Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy (CBT) is the most valid approach regarding its effectiveness. There are many variations of CBT used in patients with tinnitus, but the most effective appears to be the Cognitive-Behavioural Acceptance and Commitment Therapy. Also, treatment-variations consist in the use of hearing aids, and psycho-education. The Acceptance and Commitment Therapy is a third-generation psychological ...