Cognitive behavioural group therapy for male perpetrators of intimate partner violence: a systematic review - Nesset MB, Lara-Cabrera ML, Dalsb ø TK, Pedersen SA, Bjørngaard JH, Palmstierna T.
BACKGROUND: Violence against intimate partners is a worldwide public health problem. Cognitive behavioural therapy delivered in a group format is widely used for the treatment of men's violent behaviour towards their female partners. A Cochrane review abou... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 11, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Program and Other Evaluations, Effectiveness Studies Source Type: news

Click Therapeutics teams up with Otsuka on digital therapeutic for major depressive disorder
Otsuka intends to invest more than $300 million in an FDA-cleared  software app that will apply cognitive therapy principals either with or without prescription drugs.  (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - January 3, 2019 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Decreasing fear of falling in chronic stroke survivors through cognitive behavior therapy and task-oriented training - Liu TW, Ng GYF, Chung RCK, Ng SSM.
In this study, we evaluated (1) whether cognitive behavior therapy could augment the beneficial effects ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 28, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Effectiveness of mindfulness based cognitive behavior therapy on life satisfaction, and life orientation of adolescents with depression and suicidal ideation - Raj S, Sachdeva SA, Jha R, Sharad S, Singh T, Arya YK, Verma SK.
Suicide and depression are among the most alarming phenomena prevalent throughout the world. Various approaches have tried to explain the intricacies in depression and suicide, as a consequence of faulty psychological adjustment of the individual. Several ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 25, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

First-line therapy for post-traumatic stress disorder: a systematic review of cognitive behavioural therapy and psychodynamic approaches - Paintain E, Cassidy S.
Background Despite evidence supporting cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)-based interventions as the most effective approach for treating post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in randomised control trials, alternative treatment interventions are often use... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 25, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Cognitive Therapy Helps Reduce Anxiety in COPD Patients
CBT delivered by nurses also lowers hospital admission and attendance at emergency departments (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - December 19, 2018 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Nursing, Psychiatry, Pulmonology, Geriatrics, Journal, Source Type: news

Cognitive Therapy Helps Reduce Anxiety in COPD Patients
WEDNESDAY, Dec. 19, 2018 -- Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) delivered by respiratory nurses is associated with reduced anxiety symptoms and is cost-effective for patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), according to a study... (Source: - Pharma News)
Source: - Pharma News - December 19, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Attentional bias modification reduces clinical depression and enhances attention toward happiness - Dai Q, Hu L, Feng Z.
Difficulty in clinical antidepressant treatment leads to the pursuit of alternative treatments, such as cognitive-behavior therapy (CBT). CBT combined with regular antidepressants have indicated an optimal therapeutic effect in clinic. Attentional bias is ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 18, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

A prognostic index for long-term outcome after successful acute phase cognitive therapy and interpersonal psychotherapy for major depressive disorder - van Bronswijk SC, Lemmens LHJM, Keefe JR, Huibers MJH, DeRubeis RJ, Peeters FPML.
BACKGROUND: Major depressive disorder (MDD) has a highly recurrent nature. After successful treatment, it is important to identify individuals who are at risk of an unfavorable long-term course. Despite extensive research, there is no consensus yet on the ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 8, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Targeted cognitive training benefits patients with severe schizophrenia
(University of California - San Diego) Researchers find that patients with severe, refractory schizophrenia benefit from targeted cognitive therapy, improving auditory and verbal outcomes and the way they process information. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - December 6, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Podcast: Talking therapy for the management of mental health in low- and middle-income countries affected by mass human tragedy
Evidence Aid, an organisation dedicated to improving the use of evidence in humanitarian crises, highlights information from Cochrane and other systematic reviews of particular relevance to those involved in humanitarian assistance and, in July 2018, these were added to by a report on psychological therapies for the treatment of mental disorders in low- and middle-income countries. We asked one of the authors, Marianna Purgato from the University of Verona in Italy, to tell us about this new Cochrane Review." Whether a humanitarian crisis is triggered by natural hazards or other events, people affected by it in low- and mi...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - November 27, 2018 Category: Information Technology Authors: Muriah Umoquit Source Type: news

CBT by respiratory nurses can reduce anxiety in COPD patients
Cognitive behavioural therapy intervention delivered by respiratory nurses can reduce anxiety symptoms in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, according to UK researchers. (Source: Nursing Times)
Source: Nursing Times - November 27, 2018 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

More Anxiety Experts Reveal What They Really Want Everyone to Know About Anxiety
For something so common, anxiety is still massively misunderstood. There are myths and misconceptions about everything from what anxiety disorders look and feel like to what actually helps to treat these illnesses and navigate anxiety. Which is why we asked several anxiety experts to clear things up. Below, you’ll find their illuminating insights. Living with an anxiety disorder can be exceptionally difficult. Many people minimize and trivialize anxiety disorders. For instance, how often have you said or heard someone say “I’m sooo OCD about my desk!” or “I’m really OCD about using hand sanitizer”? Such comme...
Source: Psych Central - November 27, 2018 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Margarita Tartakovsky, M.S. Tags: Anxiety Cognitive-Behavioral Disorders General Psychotherapy Self-Help Stress Treatment Anxiety Disorder Treatment Anxiety Disorders Cbt exposure and response prevention therapy GAD Ocd Source Type: news

Insomniac prisoners sleeping better after one-hour therapy session
(Northumbria University) Three-quarters of prisoners struggling to sleep have reported major improvements after receiving cognitive behavioural therapy to treat their insomnia. In the first study of its kind in the world, experts from Northumbria University have found that a single one-hour session of cognitive behavioural therapy was effective in preventing the development of chronic insomnia in 73% of prisoners. Inmates also reported that the therapy made notable improvements to their anxiety and depression. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - November 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

'Interaction structures' between depressed adolescents and their therapists in short-term psychoanalytic psychotherapy and cognitive behavioural therapy - Calderon A, Schneider C, Target M, Midgley N.
OBJECTIVE:: Identify the core 'interaction structures' between therapists and depressed adolescents within and across two common forms of psychotherapy. METHOD:: A total of 70 audio-recorded psychotherapy sessions representing short-term psychoanal... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 12, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news