I finally got my life back after years of chronic pain... but it wasn't thanks to a miracle pill
Hazel Borland was a shadow of her former self after developing pain that plagued her for decades. But her life has now been transformed - not by a miracle pill but by cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 13, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Activation in Fronto-Parietal Networks Normalizes After Cognitive Therapy
THURSDAY, Feb. 1, 2024 -- For unmedicated youths with anxiety disorder, activation in fronto-parietal networks may normalize after cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), according to a study published online Jan. 24 in The American Journal of... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - February 1, 2024 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

A comparison of the effectiveness of cognitive behavioural interventions based on delivery features for elevated symptoms of depression in adolescents: a systematic review - Bjornstad G, Sonthalia S, Rouse B, Freeman L, Hessami N, Dunne JH, Axford N.
Background Depression is a public health problem and common amongst adolescents. Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) is widely used to treat adolescent depression but existing research does not provide clear conclusions regarding the relative effectiveness... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 22, 2024 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Cognitive Therapy or Trazodone Not Effective for Insomnia in Hemodialysis
TUESDAY, Jan. 16, 2024 -- For patients undergoing hemodialysis with chronic insomnia, the effectiveness of cognitive behavioral therapy for insomnia (CBT-I) or trazodone does not differ from placebo, according to a study published online Jan. 16 in... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - January 16, 2024 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Rethinking the effectiveness of trauma-focused psychological treatments for PTSD - Bragesj ö M.
Trauma-focused psychological treatment--notably trauma-focused cognitive behavioural therapy and eye movement desensitisation and reprocessing--are considered first-line treatment for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Historically, research has focuse... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 16, 2024 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

MindEar app aids Tinnitus relief through cognitive training
MindEar, an innovative app, employs cognitive behavioural therapy, sound therapy, mindfulness exercises, and relaxation techniques to alleviate the symptoms of tinnitus. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 9, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How effective psychological treatments work: mechanisms of change in cognitive behavioural therapy and beyond - Salkovskis PM, Sighvatsson MB, Sigurdsson JF.
BACKGROUND: Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) has, in the space of 50 years, evolved into the dominant modality in psychological therapy. Mechanism/s of change remain unclear, however. AIMS: In this paper, we will describe key features of CBT that accoun... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 8, 2024 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Research Methods, Surveillance and Codes, Models Source Type: news

Andy Kuczmierczyk obituary
My friend Andy Kuczmierczyk, who has died aged 68 of cancer, was professor of clinical psychology at the University of Hertfordshire, and also a life coach and a poet.Starting out on his career in the late-1970s, he studied cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) at Middlesex hospital in central London, under Victor Meyer, a founding father of CBT. Andy deployed adventurous techniques including “flooding”, which involves people with phobias being exposed immediately and directly to the things they fear most.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - December 25, 2023 Category: Science Authors: Se án Murray Tags: Psychology University of Hertfordshire US news Poland Source Type: news

Effects of self-help mindfulness-based cognitive therapy on mindfulness, symptom change, and suicidal ideation in patients with depression: a randomized controlled study - Mo Y, Lei Z, Chen M, Deng H, Liang R, Yu M, Huang H.
This study aimed to evaluate the effects of self-help mindfulness-based cognitive therapy (MBCT-SH) on mindfulness, symptom change, and suicidal ideation in patients with depression. METHODS: For this randomized controlled study, 97 pati... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 21, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Research Methods, Surveillance and Codes, Models Source Type: news

CBT instead of Viagra? That won ’t last for long | Brief letters
Cognitive behavioural therapy | Cutting down on mental maths | A break from gambling ads | Wound up in WinchesterSo, the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence is suggesting offering women cognitive behavioural therapy as a treatment for menopause symptoms (Report, 11 December). Next it will be recommending it for erectile dysfunction in lieu of Viagra.Teresa GraftonLondon• Having two croissants for breakfast slows your recovery from the stress of mental maths speed tests, says your report (Comfort eating can impair body ’s recovery from stress, study shows, 10 December). Good to hav...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - December 12, 2023 Category: Science Authors: Guardian Staff Tags: Counselling and therapy Men's health Menopause Women's health Viagra Gambling Football Obesity Psychology Food Source Type: news

Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy for individuals who are suicidal: a randomized controlled trial - De Jaegere E, Dumon E, Van Heeringen K, van Landschoot R, Stas P, Portzky G.
There is a need for well-described treatments targeting individuals at risk for suicidal behaviors. The present study aims to investigate the effectiveness of MBCT adapted to individuals who are suicidal (MBCT-S) in a randomized controlled trial, comparing... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 26, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Program and Other Evaluations, Effectiveness Studies Source Type: news

Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) with and without exercise to reduce fear of falling in older people living in the community - Lenouvel E, Ullrich P, Siemens W, Dallmeier D, Denkinger M, Kienle G, Zijlstra GAR, Hauer K, Kl öppel S.
BACKGROUND: Fear of falling (FoF) is a lasting concern about falling that leads to an individual avoiding activities that he/she remains capable of performing. It is a common condition amongst older adults and may occur independently of previous falls. Cog... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 18, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

RETRACTED: yosep et al. Cognitive behavior therapy by nurses in reducing symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder on children as victims of violence: a scoping review. Healthcare 2023, 11, 407 - Yosep I, Mardhiyah A, Ramdhanie GG, Sari CWM, Hendrawati H, Hikmat R.
The journal Healthcare retracts the article titled "Cognitive Behavior Therapy by Nurses in Reducing Symptoms of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder on Children as Victims of Violence: A Scoping Review" by Yosep et al [...]. Language: en... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 16, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Development and validation of the Bullied Cognitions Inventory (BCI) - Graham B, Ehlers A.
BACKGROUND: Bullying increases risk of social anxiety and can produce symptoms of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). According to cognitive models, these are maintained by unhelpful beliefs, which are therefore assessed and targeted in cognitive therapy... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 8, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Ethnic differences in receipt of psychological interventions in early intervention in psychosis services in England - a cross-sectional study - Schlief M, Rich N, Rains LS, Baldwin H, Rojas-Garc ía A, Nyikavaranda P, Persaud K, Dare C, French P, Lloyd-Evans B, Crawford M, Smith J, Kirkbride JB, Johnson S.
There is some evidence of differences in psychosis care provision by ethnicity. We investigated variations in the receipt of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for psychosis (CBTp) and family intervention across ethnic groups in Early Intervention in Psychosis ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 7, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news