Ultra-brief crisis interpersonal psychotherapy based intervention for suicidal children and adolescents - Klomek AB, Catalan LH, Apter A.
Suicidal behaviors in adolescence are a major public health concern. The dramatic rise in self-injurious behaviors among adolescents has led to an overwhelming increase in the number of those presenting to the emergency rooms. The intervention described be... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 18, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

ECT Can Be a Good Treatment Option for Serious Depression
Electroconvulsive therapy can effectively treat depression, and is as safe as antidepressant drugs along with psychotherapy, a new analysis found. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - September 14, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Nicholas Bakalar Tags: Seizures (Medical) Mental Health and Disorders Depression (Mental) Therapy and Rehabilitation Brain Psychiatry and Psychiatrists Suicides and Suicide Attempts Memory Electroshock Therapy Source Type: news

What 9/11 Survivors and First Responders Have Taught Us About Public Health in the 20 Years Since the Attacks
Dr. David Prezant was knocked fully airborne at 9:59 on the morning of Sept. 11, 2001. He didn’t see the impact coming, but he felt it when it hit—and it nearly killed him. Little more than an hour earlier, Prezant, then the deputy chief medical officer of the Fire Department of New York, was headed for his usual workplace at the FDNY’s Office of Medical Affairs, just across the Manhattan Bridge in Brooklyn. He had already heard that a plane had hit the North Tower of the World Trade Center, and he reckoned that it was an accident. By the time he reached his office, however, the South Tower had been struc...
Source: TIME: Health - September 10, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jeffrey Kluger and Tara Law Tags: Uncategorized healthscienceclimate Source Type: news

Malawi: Ticia Counselling Centre Announces September Intake for Certificate in Counselling and Psychotherapy
[Nyasa Times] A consortium of Ticia Counselling Centre, DMI-St John the Baptist University and the Ministry of Health and Population has announced that it has started receiving applications for Certificate Course in Counselling and Psychotherapy tenable in Blantyre, Lilongwe and Mzuzu commencing in September, 2021. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 10, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Bringing shame out of the shadows: identifying shame in child sexual abuse disclosure processes and implications for psychotherapy - McElvaney R, Lateef R, Collin-V ézina D, Alaggia R, Simpson M.
Child sexual abuse (CSA) has been described as a highly stigmatizing experience. Despite the recognition of shame as a significant contributor to psychological distress following CSA, an inhibitor of CSA disclosure, and a challenging emotion to overcome in... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 1, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Psychiatric company expands presence to Birmingham
A clinical mental health company has expanded its presence in the Birmingham area.   The Hawkins Group, a psychiatric consultant group, has opened a 3,600-square-foot office at 2803 Greystone Commercial Blvd. in Birmingham.  The Hawkins Group has been in business since May 2019 after opening its first clinics in Auburn. The company offers traditional psychiatric practice servi ces, including medication management, psychotherapy, addiction management and a form of treatment called TMS therapy, or… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - August 27, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: Tyler Patchen Source Type: news

Impact of a mechanism-based anti-aggression psychotherapy on behavioral mechanisms of aggression in patients with borderline personality disorder - Honecker H, Bertsch K, Spie ß K, Krauch M, Kleindienst N, Herpertz SC, Neukel C.
INTRODUCTION: Aggressive behavior is highly prevalent in patients with borderline personality disorder (BPD) and represents a major burden for patients and their environment. Previous studies have hypothesized threat hypersensitivity, among other mechanism... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 25, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Risk Factor Prevalence, Injury Occurrence Source Type: news

Psychedelic-assisted psychotherapy for post-traumatic stress disorder, anxiety disorders, mood disorders, or substance use disorders - Chao YS, Horton J.
Two systematic reviews, 3 randomized controlled trials, and 2 single-arm safety trials were identified that evaluated several combinations of psychedelic-assisted psychotherapy. Psilocybin was the psychedelic most tested. Other psychedelics identified in t... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 20, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Comparison of accelerated resolution therapy for PTSD between veterans with and without prior PTSD treatment - Pang T, Murn L, Williams D, Lawental M, Abhayakumar A, Kip KE.
INTRODUCTION: Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a psychiatric disorder commonly caused by a traumatic event(s) and prevalent among service members and veterans. Accelerated Resolution Therapy (ART) is an emerging "mind-body" psychotherapy for PTSD t... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 16, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Changes in violence and clinical distress among men in individual psychotherapy for violence against their female partner: an explorative study - Askeland IR, Birkeland MS, L ømo B, Tjersland OA.
Most interventions for men who have acted violently toward their partner have been conducted as group interventions within a criminal justice context. Therefore, few studies have examined individual psychotherapy and how such interventions may reduce partn... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 11, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Research Methods, Surveillance and Codes, Models Source Type: news

Provider perspectives on delivering dialectical behavior therapy via telehealth during COVID-19 in the Department of Veterans Affairs - Landes SJ, Pitcock JA, Harned MS, Connolly SL, Meyers LL, Oliver CM.
Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) is an evidence-based psychotherapy (EBP) for repeated suicidal and nonsuicidal self-injury and Borderline Personality Disorder. There has been little research on the effectiveness or implementation of DBT via telehealth. ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 9, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Behavioral health firm opens Huntersville office as it eyes more expansion
MindPath Care Centers has opened its second Charlotte-area location. That almost 4,000-square-foot location is at 9930 Kincey Ave. in Huntersville. It opened on July 26. The office will serve residents north of Charlotte, including the Lake Norman and Mountain Island areas. Jeff Williams, chief strategy officer at MindPath, said the Huntersville office will have about 10 psychiatry and psychotherapy providers. It will offer a mix of in-office and virtual care. The office could support 15 or more… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - August 6, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Caroline Hudson Source Type: news

Moving from tradition-based to competence-based psychotherapy
Current education and training in psychological interventions is mostly based on different'schools'(traditions such as cognitive –behavioural or psychodynamic therapy), and strong identification with these specific traditions continuously hinders a scientifically based development of psychotherapy. This review is selective rather than systematic and comprehensive. After summarising current problems, a pathway for solving th ese problems is presented. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - July 26, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Victims of the terrorist attacks in Belgium and professional mental health aid barriers: a qualitative study - Van Overmeire R, Muysewinkel E, Van Keer RL, Vesentini L, Bilsen J.
INTRODUCTION: Terrorist attacks can cause short and long-term stress-reactions, anxiety, and depression among those exposed. Sometimes, professional mental health aid, meaning all types of professional psychotherapy, would be appropriate, but victims often... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 25, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

A New Postpartum Depression Drug Could Lead to a Revolution in Treating Women ’s Mental Health Issues
About one in seven women who give birth in the U.S. experience postpartum depression—a condition that can leave them exhausted, make it difficult for them to bond with their babies, and even generate thoughts of suicide. Left untreated, the condition can become chronic and interfere with the development of suffering mothers’ babies. It also takes a toll on society at large; untreated maternal mental health conditions cost the U.S. more than $14 billion a year, according to a 2019 study from Mathematica, a social policy research firm. Despite this, many women struggling with postpartum depression do not receive ...
Source: TIME: Health - July 13, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tara Law Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Malawi: Consortium Introduces Online Lessons to Address Shortage of Psychosocial Support Providers
[Nyasa Times] In an effort to bridge a gap in mental health and psychosocial services in Malawi, a consortium of Ticia Counseling Centre, DMI-St John the Baptist University and the Ministry of Health have introduced online classes in Counselling and Psychotherapy and HIV Testing and Testing Counselling. (Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs)
Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs - July 7, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Conflicted anger as a central dynamic in depression in adolescents-a double case study - Henriksen AK, Ulberg R, Tallberg BPU, L øvgren A, Johnsen Dahl HS.
The incidence of depression in teenagers has increased for many years and is one of the most common diagnosis in adolescent psychiatry. Effective and accessible psychotherapy methods need sustained attention since psychopharmaceutic treatment might be less... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 5, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Combining psychopharmacotherapy and psychotherapy is not associated with better treatment outcome in major depressive disorder - evidence from the European Group for the Study of Resistant Depression - Bartova L, Fugger G, Dold M, Swoboda MMM, Zohar J, Mendlewicz J, Souery D, Montgomery S, Fabbri C, Serretti A, Kasper S.
Despite plenty of effective antidepressant (AD) treatments, the outcome of major depressive disorder (MDD) is often unsatisfactory, probably due to improvable exploitation of available therapies. This European, cross-sectional, naturalistic multicenter stu... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 5, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Program and Other Evaluations, Effectiveness Studies Source Type: news

Evidence-based patient-psychotherapist matching improves mental health care
(University of Massachusetts Amherst) In first-of-its kind research led by a University of Massachusetts Amherst psychotherapy researcher, mental health care patients matched with therapists who had a strong track record of treating the patients' primary concerns had better results than patients who were not so matched. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - June 28, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

AHA News: New Psychotherapy May Reduce Anxiety, Depression in Heart Patients
MONDAY, June 21, 2021 (American Heart Association News) -- A type of psychotherapy that changes how people regulate thinking patterns may reduce anxiety and depression for people recovering from heart problems, new research shows. The study,... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - June 21, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Access to peer support combined with telehealth being studied to combat PTSD
(University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston) The military mantra of 'no man left behind' is being applied to help veterans complete treatment for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) using evidence-based psychotherapy, paired with peer support, in a study led by trauma researchers at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth). (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - June 21, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

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