An update on the latest treatment approaches with suicidal adolescents - Spirito A, Webb M, Cheek S, Wolff J, Esposito-Smythers C.
To summarize the literature on the treatment of suicidal adolescents in order to determine the psychotherapy approach with the strongest evidence as well as the core treatment techniques that cut across therapies. Language: en... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 17, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Psychedelics Could Be the Future of Psychotherapy
Psychologist Alex Belser says psychedelic medicine could herald a mental health renaissance. He’s on the forefront of a boom in research... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - June 11, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Exercise likely to be best treatment for depression in coronary heart disease
(RCSI) A study by RCSI indicates that exercise is probably the most effective short-term treatment for depression in people with coronary heart disease, when compared to antidepressants and psychotherapy or more complex care. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - June 8, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Improving social connections to reduce suicide risk: a promising intervention target? [editorial] - Szanto K, Whitman K.
Invited commentary on: "A Pilot Randomized Trial of Engage Psychotherapy to Increase Social Connection and Reduce Suicide Risk in Later Life" Kimberly Van Orden, Ph.D., Patricia Are án, Ph.D.,& Yeates Conwell, M.D. Language: en... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 7, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Commentary Source Type: news

"Despite the differences, we were all the same". group cohesion in diagnosis-specific and transdiagnostic CBT groups for anxiety and depression: a qualitative study - Bryde Christensen A, Wahr én S, Reinholt N, Poulsen S, Hvenegaard M, Simonsen E, Arnfred S.
Group cohesion refers to a sense of belonging, mutual support and identification with other group members. Group cohesion has been associated with better outcomes, lower drop-out rates, more interpersonal support and better participation in psychotherapy. ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 4, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Risk Factor Prevalence, Injury Occurrence Source Type: news

How effective is online couple relationship education? A systematic meta-content review - Megale A, Peterson E, Friedlander ML.
Due to logistical and financial barriers that keep many distressed couples from seeking psychotherapy, online relationship education is a more accessible alternative. In the decade since a web-based program showed equivalent effectiveness to traditional ma... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 26, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Program and Other Evaluations, Effectiveness Studies Source Type: news

Combination of psychotherapy and pharmacotherapy more effective in treating depression
(American Academy of Family Physicians) Most patients with depression are treated in primary care, however, relatively few clinical trials for treating depression have focused on primary care. Researchers at the Vrije University Amsterdam examined the effects of the two major approaches to treating depression: psychotherapy and pharmacotherapy, as well as combined treatment and care-as-usual. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - May 11, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Developing an integrative model of positive psychotherapy and comparing its effectiveness with CBT, and PPT in improvement of depressive symptoms among individuals with major depression - Tehranchi A, Neshatdoost HT, Amiri S, Power M.
Positive psychotherapy has some efficiencies in the treatment of depression but its effectiveness can be increased through technical and theoretical integration. The aim of the present study is to develop an integrative treatment model and comparing its ef... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 10, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

A pilot randomized trial of engage psychotherapy to increase social connection and reduce suicide risk in later life - Van Orden KA, Are án PA, Conwell Y.
This study examines acceptability, feasibility, and efficacy of Engage Psychot... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 8, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Crisis intervention psychotherapy in the age of CoViD-19 - Feinstein RE.
Crisis intervention psychotherapy (CIP) is an underutilized form of therapy that can be offered as a treatment during psychiatric disasters and emergencies, and it may be especially useful during the age of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). CIP is a pro... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 5, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Therapist adherence to two treatments for adolescent suicide risk: association to outcomes and role of therapeutic alliance - Ibrahim M, Levy S, Gallop B, Krauthamer Ewing S, Hogue A, Chou J, Diamond G.
This study examined whether therapist adherence to two different manualized treatments was associated with improved client outcomes and whether t... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 29, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents 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

Acute and sustained reductions in loss of meaning and suicidal ideation following psilocybin-assisted psychotherapy for psychiatric and existential distress in life-threatening cancer - Ross S, Agin-Liebes G, Lo S, Zeifman RJ, Ghazal L, Benville J, Franco Corso S, Bjerre Real C, Guss J, Bossis A, Mennenga SE.
People with advanced cancer are at heightened risk of desire for hastened death (DHD), suicidal ideation (SI), and completed suicide. Loss of Meaning (LoM), a component of demoralization, can be elevated by a cancer diagnosis and predicts DHD and SI in thi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 19, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

Adjunctive MDMA Safe, Effective for Severe PTSD Adjunctive MDMA Safe, Effective for Severe PTSD
Severe posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) symptoms may significantly improve after adding MDMA to psychotherapy, results from the phase 3 MAPP1 trial suggest; but treatment context is crucial.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Internal Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Internal Medicine Headlines - April 14, 2021 Category: Internal Medicine Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

Research identifies gender bias in estimation of patients' pain
(University of Miami) Researchers found that when male and female patients expressed the same amount of pain, observers viewed female patients' pain as less intense and more likely to benefit from psychotherapy versus medication as compared to men's pain, exposing a significant patient gender bias that could lead to disparities in treatments. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - April 6, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Borderline personality features in patients with persistent depressive disorder and their effect on CBASP outcome - Konvalin F, Grosse-Wentrup F, Nenov-Matt T, Fischer K, Barton BB, Goerigk S, Brakemeier EL, Musil R, Jobst A, Padberg F, Reinhard MA.
INTRODUCTION: The Cognitive Behavioral Analysis System of Psychotherapy (CBASP) was developed for the treatment of persistent depressive disorder (PDD), where comorbid personality disorders (PD) are common. In contrast to other PD, comorbid borderline pers... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 5, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

Consumer Health: Selecting an antidepressant that's right for you
Depression is a mood disorder that causes a persistent feeling of sadness and loss of interest. It affects how you feel, think and behave, and it can lead to emotional and physical problems. Medications and psychotherapy are effective for most people with depression. If you have severe depression, you may need a hospital stay, or you [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - April 5, 2021 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Infective messages: definitions, processes, and implications for trauma, identities, internal conflicts, psychotherapy, and research - Yager J.
BACKGROUND: Throughout life, individuals are bombarded by countless emotion-generating messages. Certain of these messages, for example, some insults, admonitions, rejections, challenges, or insightful declarations, can be viewed as "infective." Infective ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 4, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Benefits of virtual psychotherapy groups for students during COVID-19
Virtual psychotherapy groups can serve as support systems for students during these difficult times while also adhering to safety regulations. (Source: PsycPORT.com)
Source: PsycPORT.com - April 1, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

Effects of high- versus low-intensity clinician training on implementation of family-focused therapy for youth with mood and psychotic disorders - Miklowitz DJ, Weintraub MJ, Posta F, Denenny DM, Chung B.
The implementation of evidence-based psychotherapies often requires significant commitments of time and expense from mental health providers. Psychotherapy protocols with rapid and efficient training and supervision requirements may have higher levels of u... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 31, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents 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

Ten-week Intensive Group Program (IGP) for borderline personality disorder: making the case for more accessible and affordable psychotherapy
To assess the short-term clinical efficacy, acceptability and feasibility of a bespoke manualised programme for the treatment of BPD. This 10-week group-based outpatient programme was delivered 2 days per week in 4 hour sessions; participants received 80 hours of treatment in total. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - March 23, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Study examines the use of electroconvulsive therapy in England
(Wiley) A recent study published inPsychology and Psychotherapy: Theory, Research and Practice has examined how Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) is currently administered and monitored throughout England. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - March 17, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

I Avoided Facing My Mental Illness for Decades. The Pandemic Changed That
“I didn’t leave my apartment for days, weeks. Time became meaningless.”“I was struggling with almost every aspect of my life.”ide class="right-rail__container right-rail__container--ad"> Several years ago, when I was in my mid-20s, after suffering from major depressive disorder and anxiety for most of my life, I found myself at the emergency room during an episode of substance-induced psychosis. My father and stepmother found me, at the very beginning of the episode, having paranoid delusions. Someone had tried to poison me and now they were coming, I told them. “Do not ans...
Source: TIME: Health - March 3, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jaquira Díaz Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 feature health Magazine Women in Crisis Source Type: news

You May Be Surprised by the Type of American Who is Postponing Basic Health Care During the Pandemic
There’s more than one way to get sick during the COVID-19 pandemic. You can contract the virus, of course, as more than 28 million Americans already have. Or you can dodge the disease but still suffer from the disruption caused by quarantines and social distancing, if they lead you to neglect routine health care. That, a new TIME-Harris Poll survey shows, is just what too many of us are doing. ( function() { var func = function() { var iframe = document.getElementById('wpcom-iframe-15f249b5273bbd9b00ac5da4e954d4a6') if ( iframe ) { iframe.onload = function() { iframe.contentWindow.postMe...
Source: TIME: Health - February 23, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jeffrey Kluger Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 Source Type: news

Short Course of Psychotherapy Can Help Ease Panic Disorder
MONDAY, Feb. 22, 2021 -- New research offers up hopeful news for the millions of people struggling with panic disorder. Two relatively brief types of psychotherapy can help alleviate the often-debilitating symptoms of this anxiety disorder. Fully... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - February 22, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Visual memory improvement in adolescents at high risk for suicide who are receiving psychotherapy at a community clinic - Santamarina-Perez P, M éndez I, Eiroa-Orosa FJ, Singh MK, Gorelik A, Picado M, Font E, Moreno E, Martinez E, Morer A, Cordovilla C, Romero S.
The current study aims to: 1) investigate cognitive differences among adolescents at risk for suicide versus healthy controls (HC) and 2) identify cognitive changes associated with response to psychotherapy among adolescents at high risk for suicide. Thirt... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 22, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Victimology from clinical psychology perspective: psychological assessment of victims and professionals working with victims - Y ılmaz T.
Victimology concerns victims of various traumas from accidents, disasters, assaults to wars. Survivors of trauma are also an area in clinical psychology since it is interested in the assessment and diagnosis of psychopathology and psychotherapy. Stress and... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 17, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

Psychotherapy for panic disorder shows positive long-term effects
(Lund University) Psychotherapy for panic disorder produces good results, and the effects are lasting. That is the result from a large long-term study from Lund University in Sweden. Two years after treatment were 70 per cent of the patients clearly improved and 45 per cent were remitted. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - February 16, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Striving for power and aggression - underestimated aspects in the psychotherapy of hysteria - Juckel G, Mavrogiorgou P.
Question: For decades hysteria has been psychodynamically interpreted sexualized as part of a frustrated desire with a depressive core. However, this "victim" side should be faced with the other often hidden aspects of hysteria with aggression and striving... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 12, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Violence and Weapons Issues Source Type: news

Instrumental variable-based assessment of the effect of psychotherapy on suicide attempts, health, and economic outcomes in schizophrenia - Blaehr EE, S øgaard R.
We examined the effects of psychotherapy on suicide attempts and health and economic outcomes using an inst... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 11, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Interpersonal psychotherapy of posttraumatic stress disorder for veterans and family members: an open trial - Pickover A, Lowell A, Lazarov A, Lopez-Yianilos A, Sanchez-Lacay A, Ryba M, Such S, Arnon S, Amsalem D, Neria Y, Markowitz JC.
OBJECTIVE: Military service members and veterans have high rates of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), as do military family members. Exposure-based, cognitive-behavioral approaches have received ample research, but other PTSD therapies require further ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 11, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Antidepressants May Scupper Efficacy of MDMA for PTSD Antidepressants May Scupper Efficacy of MDMA for PTSD
Recent exposure to reuptake inhibitor antidepressants may reduce treatment response to MDMA-assisted psychotherapy for posttraumatic stress disorder.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - February 9, 2021 Category: Neurology Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

Unlocking PTSD: New study reveals why trauma-focused psychotherapy treatment works
(University of Texas at Austin) MEDIA: Trauma-focused psychotherapy is the best-known treatment for PTSD. But how does it work? Dell Med researcher Greg Fonzo says he may have found the answer by exploring how different parts of the brain talk to one another. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - January 27, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Patient hopes Canada will introduce regulations for psychotherapy with 'magic mushrooms'
As the first terminally ill cancer patient in Canada to legally use so-called magic mushrooms to treat anxiety, Thomas Hartle is hopeful that more temporary approvals from the federal government signal a permanent regulatory regime may be in the works. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - January 18, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/British Columbia Source Type: news

Interpersonal psychotherapy delivered by nonspecialists for depression and posttraumatic stress disorder among Kenyan HIV-positive women affected by gender-based violence: Randomized controlled trial - Meffert SM, Neylan TC, McCulloch CE, Blum K, Cohen CR, Bukusi EA, Verdeli H, Markowitz JC, Kahn JG, Bukusi D, Thirumurthy H, Rota G, Rota R, Oketch G, Opiyo E, Ongeri L.
BACKGROUND: HIV-positive women suffer a high burden of mental disorders due in part to gender-based violence (GBV). Comorbid depression and posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) are typical psychiatric consequences of GBV. Despite attention to the HIV-GBV s... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 13, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

BEST FOR CAN - bringing empirically supported treatments to children and adolescents after child abuse and neglect: study protocol - Rosner R, Barke A, Albrecht B, Christiansen H, Ebert DD, Lechner-Meichsner F, Muche R, Zarski AC, Steil R.
BACKGROUND: Despite a large body of evidence demonstrating the effectiveness of psychotherapy for posttraumatic stress for children and adolescents, the adoption of empirically supported treatments (ESTs) in routine care is low. OBJECTIVE: This i... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 11, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Equine-assisted psychotherapy among adolescents with ACEs: cultivating altercentrism, expressiveness, communication composure, and interaction management - Craig EA.
Adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) can produce long-lasting effects for individuals. Mental health practitioners in clinical psychology and social work have utilized equine assisted psychotherapy (EAP) to treat trauma related to adverse experiences; howe... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 11, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents 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

Mount Sinai launches psychedelics research center
(The Mount Sinai Hospital / Mount Sinai School of Medicine) The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai has launched a new center for psychedelics research. The Center for Psychedelic Psychotherapy and Trauma Research pursues a multipronged clinical and research approach to discovering novel and more efficacious therapies for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), depression, anxiety, and other stress-related conditions in the veteran and civilian population. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - January 7, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health 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

Treatment gap in bereavement care: (online) bereavement support needs and use after traumatic loss - Lenferink LIM, de Keijser J, Eisma MC, Smid GE, Boelen PA.
People bereaved through road traffic accidents (RTAs) are at risk for severe and disabling grief (i.e., pathological grief). Knowledge about needs and use of bereavement care, including psychotherapy, pharmacotherapy, and support groups is limited. This ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 1, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Environmental Issues, Climate, Geophysics Source Type: news

Trauma-focused psychodynamic therapy and STAIR Narrative Therapy of post-traumatic stress disorder related to childhood maltreatment: trial protocol of a multicentre randomised controlled trial assessing psychological, neurobiological and health economic outcomes (ENHANCE) - Leichsenring F, Steinert C, Beutel ME, Feix L, G ündel H, Hermann A, Karabatsiakis A, Knaevelsrud C, König HH, Kolassa IT, Kruse J, Niemeyer H, Nöske F, Palmer S, Peters E, Reese JP, Reuss A, Salzer S, Schade-Brittinger C, Schuster P, Stark R, Weidner K, von Wietersheim J, Witthöft M, Wöller W, Hoyer J.
INTRODUCTION: Success rates of psychotherapy in post-traumatic stress disorder related to childhood maltreatment (PTSD-CM) are limited. METHODS AND ANALYSIS: Observer-blind multicentre randomised clinical trial (A-1) of 4-year duration comparing enhanc... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 21, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Cost-effectiveness of a contact intervention and a psychotherapeutic program for post-discharge suicide prevention - Mart ínez-Alés G, Cruz Rodríguez JB, Lázaro P, Domingo-Relloso A, Barrigón ML, Angora R, Rodríguez-Vega B, Jiménez-Sola E, Sánchez-Castro P, Román-Mazuecos E, Villoria L, Ortega AJ, Navio M, Stanley B, Rosenheck R, Baca-Garcia E, Bravo-Ortiz MF.
OBJECTIVE: To determine the cost-effectiveness of 2 strategies for post-discharge suicide prevention, an Enhanced Contact intervention based on repeated in-person and telephone contacts, and an individual 2-month long problem-solving Psychotherapy program,... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 21, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes 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

REM density is associated with treatment response in major depression: antidepressant pharmacotherapy vs. psychotherapy - Lechinger J, Koch J, Weinhold SL, Seeck-Hirschner M, Stingele K, Kropp-N äf C, Braun M, Drews HJ, Aldenhoff J, Huchzermeier C, Göder R.
Major depression is one of the most common psychiatric illnesses. Interestingly, a few studies have indicated the existence of depression subgroups, which respond differently to the available treatment options. Previously, sleep abnormalities have been sug... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Distraction, Fatigue, Chronobiology, Vigilance, Workload Source Type: news

Investigating the efficacy of equine assisted therapy for military veterans with posttraumatic stress symptomology - Nagrath J.
A unique approach in trauma-focused psychotherapy is the evolving field of Equine Assisted Therapy (EAT), a nontraditional, experiential methodology centered on the therapeutic benefits intrinsic in equines. While there is a plethora of anecdotal and quali... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 16, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Conceptualising intimate partner violence perpetrators' cognition as aggressive relational schemas - Senkans S, McEwan TE, Ogloff JRP.
The forensic psychology and psychotherapy field recognises offence-supportive cognition as a major dynamic risk factor for reoffending, meaning it is one focus of risk assessment instruments and offender treatment programs. Despite the prevalence of intima... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 16, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Violence and Weapons Issues Source Type: news

Psychedelic drug DMT to be trialled in UK to treat depression
Exclusive: UK regulators give go-ahead for drug to be trialled ahead of possible treatment alongside psychotherapyUK regulators have given the go-ahead for the first clinical trial of the use of the psychedelic drug dimethyltriptamine (DMT) to treat depression.The trial will initially give the drug – known as the “spirit molecule” for the powerful hallucinogenic trips it induces – to healthy individuals, but it is expected to be followed by a second trial in patients with depression, where DMT will be given alongside psychotherapy.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - December 9, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Linda Geddes Tags: Drugs Psychiatry Society Science Psychology Mental health Depression UK news Source Type: news

Psychotherapy and youth suicide prevention: an interpretative phenomenological analysis of specialist clinicians' experiences - Janackovski A, Deane FP, Hains A.
The study explored psychologists' experiences in delivering short-term psychotherapy for suicidal adolescents and sought to clarify how these experiences fit with empirically supported interventions and the interpersonal psychological theory of suicide. Se... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 9, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news