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

How To Prevent A Relapse Of Clinical Depression
A recent study published in the journal JAMA Psychiatry found that starting with pharmacotherapy or medications prescribed for clinical depression followed by psychotherapy has been associated with a reduced risk of relapse and recurrence in major depressive disorder. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - November 30, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Anuradha Varanasi, Contributor Tags: Healthcare /healthcare Innovation /innovation Source Type: news

Interpersonal psychotherapy to reduce psychological distress in perinatal women: a systematic review - Bright KS, Charrois EM, Mughal MK, Wajid A, McNeil D, Stuart S, Hayden KA, Kingston D.
BACKGROUND: Interpersonal psychotherapy (IPT) is a psychological intervention with established efficacy in the prevention and treatment of depressive disorders. Previous systematic reviews have not evaluated the effectiveness of IPT on symptoms of stress, ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 20, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Trauma-focused psychotherapy response in youth with posttraumatic stress disorder is associated with changes in insula volume - Zantvoord JB, Zhutovsky P, Ensink JBM, Op den Kelder R, van Wingen GA, Lindauer RJL.
Randomized controlled trials have shown efficacy of trauma-focused psychotherapies in youth with posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), but little is known about the relationship between treatment response and alternations in brain structures associated wit... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 18, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

UK's First Psychedelic-Assisted Psychotherapy Clinic To Open In January -
Ketamine therapy will be available at the UK’s first psychedelic-assisted psychotherapy clinic, set to open in Bristol early next year.... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 17, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bullying experiences in outpatients of a child and adolescent psychotherapy centre - a particularly vulnerable group? - Kranhold AL, Voigt B, Wolke D, Krause K, Friedrich S, Margraf J, Schneider S.
OBJECTIVE: Bullying has both short- and long-term effects on physical and mental health. Thus, more victimized children might tend to be found in clinical samples. This is the first study to examine the prevalence of bullying roles and modes in children/ad... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 14, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

More Evidence Magic Mushroom Ingredient May Help Treat Depression – Right In Time For Legalization
As voters in Oregon and DC opt to decriminalize psilocybin, there is growing evidence that the active compound in "magic," or hallucinogenic, mushrooms may benefit individuals with moderate to severe depression —at least when used alongside psychotherapy under a doctor's supervision. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - November 10, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Andrea Anderson, Contributor Tags: Healthcare /healthcare Innovation /innovation Lifestyle /lifestyle Vices /vices Science /science Editors' Pick editors-pick Source Type: news

Psilocybin Promising for Treating Major Depressive Disorder
WEDNESDAY, Nov. 4, 2020 -- Psilocybin in the context of supportive psychotherapy may be effective for treating major depressive disorder (MDD), according to a study published online Nov. 4 in JAMA Psychiatry. Alan K. Davis, Ph.D., from the Johns... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - November 4, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Self-administered EMDR therapy: potential solution for expanding the availability of psychotherapy for PTSD or unregulated recipe for disaster? - ERRATUM - Waterman LZ, Cooper M.
The publisher apologises for several errors made during the transcription of corrections to the proofs made by the authors. The authors corrections were not made and in some cases were made incorrectly. The corrections are freely available by following the... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 3, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

You ’re Not Too Old to Talk to Someone
Studies have shown that older people do as well in psychotherapy as younger ones. But finding and affording therapy can prove difficult. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - October 30, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Paula Span Tags: your-feed-science Anxiety and Stress Quarantine (Life and Culture) Elderly Mental Health and Disorders Therapy and Rehabilitation Medicare Loneliness Psychiatry and Psychiatrists Depression (Mental) your-feed-health Source Type: news

Security Breach Leads to Psychiatric Patient Blackmail Security Breach Leads to Psychiatric Patient Blackmail
Hackers have accessed patient records at Finland's largest private psychotherapy system, emailing some patients to pay up or face having their private medical records released online.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - October 27, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Psychiatry News Alert Source Type: news

Exclusion of suicidal participants from randomized controlled trials for posttraumatic stress disorder: a meta-analysis - Brooks E, Spokas M, Goldschmidt D.
There has been a lack of consensus regarding whether to include or exclude participants with suicidal ideation (SI) from posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) psychotherapy clinical trials and, until recently, how best to report adverse events related to su... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 27, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Police in Finland are hunting a hacker who stole 40,000 patient records from a psychotherapy centre and is blackmailing victims to keep...
HELSINKI (AP) — Finland’s interior minister summoned key Cabinet members into an emergency meeting Sunday after hundreds — and possibly... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 26, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Finland police hunt blackmailer who hacked psychotherapy centre’s records
Cyber attacks, which started two years ago, have accessed the records of 40,000 patients (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - October 26, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Improvements in functional disability after psychotherapy for depression are associated with reduced suicide ideation among older adults - Lutz J, Mackin RS, Otero MC, Morin R, Bickford D, Tosun D, Satre DD, Gould CE, Nelson JC, Beaudreau SA.
OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the association between changes in functional disability and suicide ideation among older adults following psychotherapy for depression. METHODS: Sixty-five participants (65-91 years old, 72% White, and 66% female) with depressio... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 26, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news