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

Finland shocked by therapy center hacking, client blackmail
Finland’s interior minister has summoned key Cabinet members into an emergency meeting Sunday after hundreds — and possibly thousands — of patient records at a Finnish psychotherapy center were accessed by a hacker or hackers now demanding ransoms (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - October 26, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

EEG May Guide Optimal Treatment for PTSD, Major Depression EEG May Guide Optimal Treatment for PTSD, Major Depression
Connectivity patterns on EEG reveal different subtypes of PTSD and major depression that may respond differently to psychotherapy, antidepressants, or brain stimulation.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Psychiatry Headlines)
Source: Medscape Psychiatry Headlines - October 23, 2020 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

Add-On Psychotherapy a Win in Bipolar Disorder Add-On Psychotherapy a Win in Bipolar Disorder
New research provides further evidence that adjunctive psychotherapy is effective for people with bipolar disorder, particularly when delivered in family or group settings.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Internal Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Internal Medicine Headlines - October 22, 2020 Category: Internal Medicine Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

Maternal depression, women's empowerment, and parental investment: evidence from a randomized controlled trial - Baranov V, Bhalotra S, Biroli P, Maselko J.
We evaluate the medium-term impacts of treating maternal depression on women's mental health, financial empowerment, and parenting decisions. We leverage variation induced by a cluster-randomized controlled trial that provided psychotherapy to 903 prenatal... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 21, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Effects of mindfulness training on psychological capital, depression, and procrastination of the youth demographic - Li L, Li M.
BACKGROUND: The incidence rate of depression in youth demographic increases year by year. High-level psychological capital is conducive to relieving depression, and mindfulness training is an effective psychotherapy. We aimed to investigate the influences ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 20, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Pharmacotherapy, Psychotherapy Combo Best for Bipolar Disorder
Manualized treatments linked to significantly reduced recurrence rates versus control treatments (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - October 16, 2020 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Pharmacy, Psychiatry, Journal, Source Type: news

Pharmacotherapy, Psychotherapy Combo Best for Bipolar Disorder
FRIDAY, Oct. 16, 2020 -- Manualized psychotherapy interventions combined with pharmacotherapy seem beneficial for bipolar disorder, according to a study published online Oct. 14 in JAMA Psychiatry. David J. Miklowitz, Ph.D., from the University of... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - October 16, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Positive psychotherapy in the treatment of traumatised Yezidi survivors of sexualised violence and genocide - Kizilhan JI, Wenzel T.
So far, the psychotherapeutic treatment of patients with trauma spectrum disorders has most commonly been based on a disease model in which the normal reaction to trauma results in negative emotions, cognitions and behaviour which, in turn, cause a patholo... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 8, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Self-administered EMDR therapy: potential solution for expanding the availability of psychotherapy for PTSD or unregulated recipe for disaster? - Waterman LZ, Cooper M.
BACKGROUND: Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) carries a high disease burden worldwide, yet significant barriers exist to providing and accessing treatment for PTSD, particularly in refugee populations and in low- and middle-income countries. There is e... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 5, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Implementing and sustaining SHARE: an exposure-based psychotherapy group for incarcerated women survivors of sexual violence - Zielinski MJ, Allison MK, Roberts LT, Karlsson ME, Bridges AJ, Kirchner JAE.
Although incarcerated women are a highly victimized population, therapy for sexual violence victimization (SVV) sequela is not routinely offered in prison. SHARE is a group therapy for SVV survivors that was successfully implemented and sustained in a wome... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 3, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Brain scans may help predict response to OCD therapies
Differences in brain activity seen on scans taken before psychotherapy for obsessive-compulsive disorder corresponded with responses to treatment. (Source: NIH Research Matters from the National Institutes of Health (NIH))
Source: NIH Research Matters from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) - September 14, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The Psychiatrist Will See You Online Now
Experts have long predicted that psychotherapy was poised to go virtual. The pandemic may prove them right. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - August 28, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Benedict Carey Tags: your-feed-science Therapy and Rehabilitation Telemedicine Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Anxiety and Stress Mental Health and Disorders Psychiatry and Psychiatrists Computers and the Internet Depression (Mental) your-feed-health University of Source Type: news

Online Therapy, Booming During the Coronavirus Pandemic, May Be Here to Stay
Mental health flows from the ceramic jug psychotherapist Lori Gottlieb keeps on her desk. There’s nothing special about the jug—a minor accessory in an office designed with the sort of tidy impersonality common to her field. And there’s no special elixir in it—just water. But all the same, the jug provides a certain kind of healing. When patients are struggling, crying, overcome in some way, Gottlieb, a Los Angeles based practitioner and author of the book Maybe You Should Talk to someone, will offer up a cup of water, pour it for them and hand it across. In that small gesture is a whole constellati...
Source: TIME: Health - August 27, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jeffrey Kluger Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 Source Type: news

How do gender and military sexual trauma impact PTSD symptoms in cognitive processing therapy and prolonged exposure? - Khan AJ, Holder N, Li Y, Shiner B, Madden E, Seal K, Neylan TC, Maguen S.
OBJECTIVE: Effectiveness of evidence-based psychotherapy (EBP) for PTSD can vary based on gender and trauma type, with poorer outcomes for men and sexual traumas. Among veterans receiving EBPs for PTSD, the effects of the interaction between gender and mil... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 20, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Chatbots delivering psychotherapy help decrease opioid use after surgery
(University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine) A study showed that patients receiving messages from a chatbot used a third fewer opioids after fracture surgery, and their overall pain level fell, too. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - August 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Role of midwife-supported psychotherapy on antenatal depression, anxiety and maternal health: a meta-analysis and literature review - Han Q, Guo M, Ren F, Duan D, Xu X.
The onset of depression and anxiety during the antenatal stage of pregnancy is common. Despite the conception of numerous interventions in the past decades, studies show no signs of decline in the prevalence of antenatal depression and anxiety. Recently, t... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 14, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Research Methods, Surveillance and Codes, Models Source Type: news

Psychodynamic based equine-assisted psychotherapy in adults with intertwined personality problems and traumatization: a systematic review - Kov ács G, van Dijke A, Enders-Slegers MJ.
The growing field of equine-assisted psychotherapy (EAP), a subfield of animal-assisted psychotherapy (AAP), needs theoretically-based clinical studies. This systematic review examines the existing clinical studies in adult populations on psychodynamic psy... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 14, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Young Adults Source Type: news

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

Coming to Terms with Unreality
When I was 14 years old, I entered my freshman year of high school feeling nothing but a dull sense of disquietude. I was not happy to be starting the new school year. I was always “the quiet kid”, and that label only rang truer over time, as I retreated further into my shell with each passing school year. I had few friends, and the ones I had were fair-weather, frequently passing up hanging out with me in favor of others. I knew in the back of my mind that I should feel stressed or upset when the year began, but I just felt empty.  My late childhood and early adolescence, meant to be a time of growth and ...
Source: Psych Central - August 6, 2020 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Renee Consorte Tags: Dissociative disorders Personal Stories Adolescence Depersonalization Derealization Dissociation Resentment Social Anxiety Source Type: news