News tagged with behavioral therapies
A new study led by MIT neuroscientists has found that brain scans of patients with social anxiety disorder can help predict whether they will benefit from cognitive behavioral therapy.
Psychology & Psychiatry Sep 06, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Alternative therapies such as aerobic exercise, resistance or strength training, and isometric hand grip exercises may help reduce your blood pressure, according to the American Heart Association.
Health Apr 22, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
(HealthDay)—For people who don't fully respond to antidepressants, adding commonly prescribed antipsychotic drugs appears to be only slightly effective and is linked to unwelcome side effects, a new study ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 12, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Marcus Santellan's aunt says he's more talkative at home, using longer sentences, now that he's in an exercise program at Arizona State University. The young man with Down syndrome (DS) ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 06, 2013 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Because confronting fear won't always make it go away, researchers suggest that people with phobias must alter memory-driven negative attitudes about feared objects or events to achieve a more lasting recovery from what scares ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Feb 26, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
About two of every three children will experience at least one traumatic event before they turn 18. Despite this high rate of exposure, little is known about the effectiveness of treatments aimed at preventing and relieving ...
Pediatrics Feb 11, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Researchers want to know whether a sleeping pill reduces suicidal thoughts in depressed patients with insomnia.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 22, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
(HealthDay)—Results of functional brain imaging can greatly improve prediction of which patients with social anxiety disorder (SAD) will benefit from cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), according to a study ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 04, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—In a surprise finding, Yale researchers report that adding cognitive behavioral therapy to the most commonly used drug treatment for opioid dependence does not further reduce illicit drug ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 04, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—One of the most popular intervention therapies for children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) lacks scientific support according to a literature review published by University of Texas at Austin professor ...
Autism spectrum disorders Nov 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Whether it is a phobia like a fear of flying, public speaking or spiders, or a diagnosis such as obsessive compulsive disorder, new research finds patients suffering from anxiety disorders showed the most ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jun 28, 2012 | 4.5 / 5 (4) | 0 |
Phoning it in is more effective than the therapist's couch when it comes to keeping patients in psychotherapy. New Northwestern Medicine research shows patients who had therapy sessions provided over the phone were more likely ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jun 05, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Treating adolescents for major depression can also reduce their chances of abusing drugs later on, a secondary benefit found in a five-year study of nearly 200 youths at 11 sites across the United States.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jun 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Researchers at Harvard Medical School have significantly reduced from hours to minutes the time it takes to accurately detect autism in young children.
Autism spectrum disorders Apr 10, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
When it comes to addiction, sex matters.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 30, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |