Online CBT effective against OCD symptoms in the young
(Karolinska Institutet) Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) in children and adolescents is associated with impaired education and worse general health later in life. Access to specialist treatment is often limited. According to a study from Centre for Psychiatry Research at Karolinska Institutet in Sweden and Region Stockholm, internet-delivered cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) can be as effective as conventional CBT. The study, published in the prestigious journal JAMA, can help make treatment for OCD more widely accessible. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - May 11, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

New prognostic review: Predicting relapse or recurrence of depression
In this author interview, lead authors Nick Meader and Andrew Moriarity tell us about thisrecently published Cochrane review, how they worked with a patient advisory group, and how they rose to the challenge of this being their first prognostic review, and the first of this type for Cochrane Common Mental Disorders.Nick Meader: According to the World Health Organization (WHO), depression is the leading cause of disability worldwide and, during the pandemic, depression symptoms have increased in many countries.We have effective treatments for depression (like antidepressants and cognitive behavioural therapy). So, a substan...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - May 5, 2021 Category: Information Technology Authors: Katie Abbotts Source Type: news

Cicadas, snakes, mice — phobias of insects and other things can shrink people’s lives
But research shows that cognitive behavior therapy can effectively treat irrational fears, in both adults and children. (Source: Washington Post: To Your Health)
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - April 24, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jelena Kecmanovic Source Type: news

Author interview: Stopping long-term antidepressants in people with depression or anxiety
Antidepressants are widely used for depression and anxiety. Guidelines recommend that an antidepressant should be continued for at least six months after people start to feel better, and for at least two years if they have had two or more periods of depression. Many people take antidepressants for much longer. Ellen Van Leeuwen and Mark Horowitz, authors of arecently published Cochrane review on approaches for discontinuing antidepressant use, answer some questions about the findings of the review.  Tell us about this Cochrane Review, why did you think it was important to do it?Ellen: The rise in long-term antidepress...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - April 20, 2021 Category: Information Technology Authors: Rachel Klabunde Source Type: news

Cognitive therapy compared with CBT for social anxiety disorder in adolescents: a feasibility study
Objectives: To train child and adolescent mental health services (CAMHS) therapists to deliver cognitive therapy for SAD in adolescents (CT-SAD-A) and assess therapist competence. To estimate the costs to the NHS of training therapists to deliver CT-SAD-A and the mean cost per adolescent treated. To examine the feasibility of a randomised controlled trial (RCT) to compare CT-SAD-A with the general form of cognitive –behavioural therapy that is more commonly used. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - March 30, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cognitive therapy and interpersonal psychotherapy reduce suicidal ideation independent from their effect on depression - van Bentum JS, van Bronswijk SC, Sijbrandij M, Lemmens LHJM, Peeters FFPML, Drukker M, Huibers MJH.
We examined the impact of two depression treatments, cognitive therapy (CT) and interpersonal psychotherapy (IPT) on suic... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 27, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Research Methods, Surveillance and Codes, Models Source Type: news

Trajectories of change in depression symptoms and suicidal ideation over the course of evidence-based treatment for depression: secondary analysis of a randomised controlled trial of cognitive behavioural therapy plus fluoxetine in young people - Witt K, Madsen T, Berk M, Dean O, Chanen A, McGorry PD, Cotton S, Davey CG, Hetrick S.
OBJECTIVES: Effective treatment of depression is a key target for suicide prevention strategies. However, only around one-third of young people with suicide risk respond to evidence-based treatments. Understanding the trajectory of suicidal ideation, as a ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 19, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Is your child afraid of the dentist? CBT could help
University of SheffieldGrant AnnouncementAround one in three children are scared of going to the dentist and end up with poor oral health, more toothache, dental infections and tooth decay as a resultChildren with dental anxiety are frequently referred to specialist services for general anaesthetic which has additional challengesThe new study, led by the University of Sheffield, will involve 600 children from 30 dental practices across England and WalesResearchers will investigate a new way of reducing dental anxiety based on cognitive behavioural therapy.A pioneering study led by the University of Sheffield and Sheffield ...
Source: Dental Technology Blog - March 16, 2021 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

CBT explained: What happens during cognitive behavioural therapy and how to apply
COGNITIVE behavioural therapy is one of many kinds of therapies offered here in the UK, but how does CBT treatment work and how do you apply? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 15, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Is your child afraid of the dentist? CBT could help
(University of Sheffield) A pioneering study led by the University of Sheffield will investigate whether Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) could help reduce the worryingly high number of children who are afraid of the dentist. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - March 14, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Cognitive behavioural therapy cost effective for CSF/ME in adults
(Source: PharmacoEconomics and Outcomes News)
Source: PharmacoEconomics and Outcomes News - March 1, 2021 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Cognitive behavioural therapy for prevention of chronic widespread pain: QOL benefits at acceptable cost
(Source: PharmacoEconomics and Outcomes News)
Source: PharmacoEconomics and Outcomes News - February 1, 2021 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Cognitive therapy and EMDR for reducing psychopathology in bereaved people after the MH17 plane crash: findings from a randomized controlled trial - Lenferink LIM, de Keijser J, Smid GE, Boelen PA.
Experiencing a sudden/violent loss of a significant other is a risk factor for developing persistent complex bereavement disorder (PCBD), depression, and/or posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Cognitive therapy (CT) combined with eye movement desensitiza... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 25, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Mindfulness - Based Cognitive Therapy Aids Depressive Disorder
MBCT tied to significant improvement in Reassure self and significant reduction in Inadequate self (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - January 7, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Psychiatry, Journal, Source Type: news

Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy Aids Depressive Disorder
THURSDAY, Jan. 7, 2021 -- Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy (MBCT) can impact how individuals with recurrent depressive disorder relate to themselves, according to a study published online Jan. 5 in Counseling& Psychotherapy... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - January 7, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy affects self-criticism and self-assurance in individuals with depression
(Wiley) Findings from a recent study of individuals with depression suggest that Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT) can improve how patients feel about themselves in difficult situations in ways that may help protect against relapse of depressive symptoms. The findings are published in Counselling and Psychotherapy Research. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - January 6, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Adding cognitive therapy to antidepressant medications decreases suicidal ideation - Khazanov GK, Xu C, Hollon SD, DeRubeis RJ, Thase ME.
BACKGROUND: Psychotherapy for depression and antidepressant medications have both been associated with decreases in suicidal ideation. Studies have not examined whether adding psychotherapy to antidepressant medications further reduces suicidal ideation re... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 18, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Program and Other Evaluations, Effectiveness Studies Source Type: news

Author interview: the role of cognitive behavioural therapy for anxiety disorders in children and adolescents
In this short interview, Postdoctoral Researcher and lead author Tessa Reardon tells us about thisrecently published review.  What does this Cochrane review tell us about the role of cognitive behavioural therapy for anxiety disorders in children and adolescents?Our review shows the key role cognitive behaviour therapy (CBT) plays in the treatment of anxiety disorders in children and adolescents. CBT is the most frequently evaluated treatment for these disorders. Indeed, this review includes 88 studies which is more than twice as many studies as the previous Cochrane review on this topic. Encouragingly, our ...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - December 3, 2020 Category: Information Technology Authors: Katie Abbotts Source Type: news

Anxiety symptoms: How does cognitive behavioural therapy soothe signs of anxiety?
ANXIETY can creep up on you and then, suddenly, you can't seem to shake it off. It's usually a response to a specific fear or worry, and it can range in its severity. What are the signs of the condition? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 21, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Featured Review: Cognitive behavioural therapy for anxiety in children and young people
Why is this review important?Many children and young people experience problems with anxiety. Children and young people with anxiety disorders are more likely than their peers to have difficulty with friendships, family life, and school, and to develop mental health problems later in life. Therapies such as cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) can help children and young people to overcome difficulties with anxiety by using new ways of thinking and facing their fears.Who will be interested in this review?Parents, children, and young people; people working in education and mental health services for children and young people...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - November 16, 2020 Category: Information Technology Authors: Lydia Parsonson Source Type: news

Group Post-Admission Cognitive Therapy for Suicidality vs Individual Supportive Therapy for the prevention of repeat suicide attempts: a randomized controlled trial - Cha ïb LS, Lopez-Castroman J, Abbar M.
BACKGROUND: Suicide is a serious public health problem. The development and use of effective treatments for people hospitalized for suicide attempts remain a priority. Regarding psychosocial treatment, the evidence for treatments that effectively prevent s... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 3, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Program and Other Evaluations, Effectiveness Studies Source Type: news

Does cognitive behavioural therapy or mindfulness-based therapy improve mental health and emotion regulation among men who perpetrate intimate partner violence? A randomised controlled trial - Nesset MB, Bj ørngaard JH, Whittington R, Palmstierna T.
BACKGROUND: Intimate partner violence constitutes a serious health problem worldwide. To date the evidence is sparse on whether intimate partner violence group interventions could improve mental health outcomes among perpetrators and their partners. OB... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 2, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Program and Other Evaluations, Effectiveness Studies Source Type: news

Cognitive behavioural therapy at various delivery modes cost effective
(Source: PharmacoEconomics and Outcomes News)
Source: PharmacoEconomics and Outcomes News - September 30, 2020 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Cognitive behavioural therapy is not effective for depression in advanced cancer but could help in anxiety or other psychological symptoms
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. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - September 25, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Featured Reviews: Behavioural activation therapy for depression
How well does behavioural activation therapy work for depression in adults?  And what about the effects of this treatment on depression for adults with long‐term physical conditions? Two new Cochrane systematic reviews look at the available evidence.Depression is a common mental health problem. It can cause a persistent feeling of sadness and loss of interest in people, activities, and things that were once enjoyable. Treatments for depression include psychological therapies (talking therapies). Two reviews recently published byCochrane Common Mental Disordersfocus on a type of psychological therapy called behaviour...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - September 9, 2020 Category: Information Technology Authors: Muriah Umoquit Source Type: news

Online cognitive-behavioural therapy for traumatically bereaved people: study protocol for a randomised waitlist-controlled trial - Lenferink L, de Keijser J, Eisma M, Smid G, Boelen P.
INTRODUCTION: The traumatic death of a loved one, such as death due to a traffic accident, can precipitate persistent complex bereavement disorder (PCBD) and comorbid post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and depression. Waitlist-controlled trials have sho... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 7, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Digital Cognitive Therapy Aids College Women With Eating Disorders
Coached, digital intervention effective for reducing psychopathology, depression, clinical impairment (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - September 1, 2020 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Family Medicine, Gynecology, Internal Medicine, Nursing, Psychiatry, Journal, Source Type: news

Digital Cognitive Therapy Aids College Women With Eating Disorders
TUESDAY, Sept. 1, 2020 -- A coached, digital cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) intervention is effective for reducing eating disorder psychopathology, compensatory behaviors, depression, and clinical impairment among college women, according to a... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - September 1, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Meet Bold Health: Digital Therapeutics Startup Helping People To Improve Digestive Health
Story of how two entrepreneurs are using mobile apps and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy to help people improve their digestive health. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - August 31, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Tommy Williams, Contributor Tags: Entrepreneurs /entrepreneurs Small Business /small-business Innovation /innovation Healthcare /healthcare Source Type: news

Featured Review: Psychological therapies for the management of chronic pain (excluding headache) in adults
Many people experience pain that lasts more than three months that is neither cancer ‐related nor a headache. The search for a diagnosis and pain relief is often long and can be discouraging.  In this interview, lead author of the recently updated Cochrane ReviewPsychological therapies for the management of chronic pain (excluding headache) in adults  Amanda C de C Williams discusses the findings of this review.Can you tell us about this Cochrane Review and what is new about this update?This review is the third in Cochrane, and the fourth overall, attempting to answer the question of efficacy of psychological i...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - August 28, 2020 Category: Information Technology Authors: Rachel Klabunde Source Type: news

Do cognitive therapy skills neutralize lifetime stress to improve treatment outcomes in recurrent depression? - Vittengl JR, Stutzman S, Atluru A, Jarrett RB.
Cognitive therapy (CT) is an efficacious treatment for major depressive disorder (MDD), but not all patients respond. Past research suggests that stressful life events (SLE; e.g., childhood maltreatment, emotional and physical abuse, relationship discord, ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 20, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

Mindfulness-based interventions for adolescent social anxiety: a unique convergence of factors - Carlton CN, Sullivan-Toole H, Strege MV, Ollendick TH, Richey JA.
Social anxiety disorder (SAD) is a debilitating and often chronic psychiatric disorder that typically onsets during early adolescence. Cognitive behavior therapy (CBT), the current "gold-standard" treatment for SAD, tends to focus on threat- and fear-based... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 15, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Intrinsic connectomes underlying response to trauma-focused psychotherapy in post-traumatic stress disorder - Korgaonkar MS, Chakouch C, Breukelaar IA, Erlinger M, Felmingham KL, Forbes D, Williams LM, Bryant RA.
Although trauma-focused cognitive behavior therapy (TF-CBT) is the frontline treatment for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), up to one-half of patients are treatment nonresponders. To understand treatment nonresponse, it is important to understand the... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 13, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Two case studies of delusions leading to suicide, a selective review - Gonz ález-Rodríguez A, Seeman MV.
Many questions pertaining to delusional disorder (DD) remain unanswered. It is unclear what syndromes to include under this category of psychotic illness and when to treat with antidepressants, cognitive therapy, or antipsychotic medication. DD is associat... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 13, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Research Methods, Surveillance and Codes, Models Source Type: news

The feasibility of a Harry Potter-based cognitive behavioural therapy skills curriculum on suicidality and well-being in middle schoolers - Conforti P, Zaheer R, Goldstein BI, Levitt AJ, Schaffer A, Fefergrad M, Cheung AH, Sinyor M.
[Abstract unavailable] Language: en... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 27, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Moving Beyond the Anxiety and Perfectionism Feedback Loop
Forget everything you thought you knew about anxiety and perfectionism. Here’s an inside look at what actually works. We all feel the need to be accepted, to fit in, feel loved, and that we matter to someone or something.  As someone who struggles with anxiety myself, I understand how hard it is to combat the anxiety feedback loop. As a psychologist who has worked with this material for nearly a decade, I supposedly know all the tricks in the book. I have a tool kit 10 pages deep ready to go whenever I experience a bout of anxiety. Even still, I struggle to practice what I preach.  Moving beyond this feedba...
Source: Psych Central - July 20, 2020 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Jennifer Anders, PsyD. Tags: Anxiety Perfectionism Psychology Intrusive Thoughts Self Worth Self-Esteem Source Type: news

Therapy delivered electronically more effective than face to face: Hamilton researchers
(McMaster University) In this evidence review, researchers identified 17 randomized control trials comparing therapist-supported cognitive behavioural therapy delivered electronically to face to face cognitive behavioural therapy. The studies were conducted between 2003 and 2018 in the United States, Australia, Netherlands, Switzerland, Sweden and the United Kingdom (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - July 8, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Cognitive behavior therapy tops other psychotherapies in reducing inflammation
(University of California - Los Angeles Health Sciences) A review of 56 randomized clinical trials finds that psychological and behavioral therapies may be effective non-drug treatments for reducing disease-causing inflammation in the body. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - June 3, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Effectiveness of a culturally adapted cognitive behavioural therapy-based guided self-help (CACBT-GSH) intervention to reduce social anxiety and enhance self-esteem in adolescents: a randomized controlled trial from Pakistan - Amin R, Iqbal A, Naeem F, Irfan M.
BACKGROUND: Social anxiety is common among adolescents in Pakistan and is associated with low self-esteem. Among the recommended treatments, cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) is effective, and self-help approaches are encouraged. AIM: To determine th... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 31, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Cognitive behavioural therapy reduces the impact of dissociative seizures
(NIHR Maudsley Biomedical Research Centre) Scientists have found that adding cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) to standardized medical care gives patients with dissociative seizures longer periods of seizure freedom, less bothersome seizures and a greater quality of life, in a study published in Lancet Psychiatry today and by the Cognitive behavioral therapy for adults with dissociative seizures (CODES) study group funded by National Institute for Health Research (NIHR). (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - May 20, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Can enhanced CBT help people with eating disorders during COVID-19?, The Mental Elf
Helen Bould summarises a guide for clinicians on how to deliver enhanced cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT-E) for people with eating disorders during COVID-19. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - May 11, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cognitive therapy can help treat anxiety in children with autism
(Wiley) Cognitive behavioural therapy and other psychosocial interventions are effective for treating anxiety in school-aged children with autism spectrum disorder, according to an analysis of all relevant studies published in 2005-2018. The findings are published in Campbell Systematic Reviews. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - May 6, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Treating a 16  year old with a history of severe bullying: supplementing cognitive behavioural therapy with EMDR within the context of a case formulation approach - Taylor A, McLachlan NH.
This article describes the use of a case formulation approach, integrating evidence-based treatment in the context of individual clinical traits. It focuses on the supplementation of cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) with eye movement desensitization and... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 27, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

The clinical and cost-effectiveness of a Victim Improvement Package (VIP) for the reduction of chronic symptoms of depression or anxiety in older victims of common crime (the VIP trial): study protocol for a randomised controlled trial - Serfaty M, Aspden T, Satchell J, Kessel A, Laycock G, Brewin CR, Buszewicz M, O'Keeffe A, Hunter R, Leavey G, Cuming-Higgs J, Drennan V, Riveros M, Andrew D, Blanchard M.
BACKGROUND: Older people are vulnerable to sustained high levels of psychosocial distress following a crime. A cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)-informed psychological therapy, the Victim Improvement Package (VIP) may aid recovery. The VIP trial aims to ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 22, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Research review: Psychological and psychosocial treatments for children and young people with post-traumatic stress disorder: a network meta-analysis - Mavranezouli I, Megnin ‐Viggars O, Daly C, Dias S, Stockton S, Meiser‐Stedman R, Trickey D, Pilling S.
Background Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a potentially chronic and disabling disorder that affects a significant minority of youth exposed to trauma. Previous studies have concluded that trauma-focused cognitive behavioural therapy (TF-CBT) is a... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 11, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Alcoholics Anonymous and Twelve-Step programs help people to recover from alcohol problems
(Wiley) Newly updated evidence published in the Cochrane Library today compares Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) and clinically-related Twelve-Step Facilitation (TSF) programs with other treatments, such as cognitive behavioural therapy, to see if they help people who suffer from alcohol use disorders achieve sobriety or reduce the amount of alcohol that they consume. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - March 11, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

New Cochrane Review finds Alcoholics Anonymous and Twelve-Step Facilitation programs help people to recover from alcohol problems
Newly updated evidence published in the Cochrane Library today compares Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) and clinically-related Twelve-Step Facilitation (TSF) programs with other treatments, such as cognitive behavioural therapy, to see if they help people who suffer from alcohol use disorders achieve sobriety or reduce the amount of alcohol that they consume.Alcohol use disorder (AUD) is a prevalent, world-wide problem, and in some countries it is accelerating. ‘Alcoholics Anonymous’ (or AA for short) has been a popular treatment for alcohol use disorder for decades, but much debate has persisted on whether AA &ndash...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - March 10, 2020 Category: Information Technology Authors: Katie Abbotts Source Type: news

New Cochrane Review finds Alcoholics Anonymous and 12-Step Facilitation programs help people to recover from alcohol problems
Newly updated evidence published in the Cochrane Library today compares Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) and clinically-related Twelve-Step Facilitation (TSF) programs with other treatments, such as cognitive behavioural therapy, to see if they help people who suffer from alcohol use disorders achieve sobriety or reduce the amount of alcohol that they consume.Alcohol use disorder (AUD) is a prevalent, world-wide problem, and in some countries it is accelerating. ‘Alcoholics Anonymous’ (or AA for short) has been a popular treatment for alcohol use disorder for decades, but much debate has persisted on whether AA &ndash...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - March 10, 2020 Category: Information Technology Authors: Katie Abbotts Source Type: news

Outcomes of online mindfulness-based cognitive therapy for patients with residual depressive symptoms: a randomized clinical trial - Segal ZV, Dimidjian S, Beck A, Boggs JM, Vanderkruik R, Metcalf CA, Gallop R, Felder JN, Levy J.
IMPORTANCE: Patients with residual depressive symptoms face a gap in care because few resources, to date, are available to manage the lingering effects of their illness. OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the effectiveness for treating residual depressive symp... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 3, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Media, Marketing, and Internet Issues Source Type: news

Natural relief for women going through the change: Cognitive behavior therapy helps manage menopause symptoms, reveals study
(Natural News) Cognitive behavior therapy is a short-term, non-medical approach that can be used to treat a wide range of health problems, from stress and fatigue to even hot flashes. It focuses on teaching patients how to modify dysfunctional behaviors, thoughts and emotions, and how to develop personal coping strategies against them. Now, recent research suggests that this... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 26, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news