Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics

‘Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics’ has progressively increased its reputation for independence, originality and methodological rigor. It has anticipated and developed new lines of research concerned with psychosomatic medicine, psychotherapy research and psychopharmacology. The journal features editorials and reviews on current and controversial issue; innovations in assessment and treatment; case management articles; original investigations; literature updates; and a lively correspondence section.

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6.284 (2011)

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Psychology & Psychiatry

How psychotherapy can be provided in times of COVID-19

The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic underscores the potential public health significance of broader dissemination of modes of therapy for both depressive and anxiety disorders that do not require the patient and therapist ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

When psychotropic medications are used as recreational drugs

Recreational, abused drugs (e.g., cannabinoids; cocaine; and MDMA/ecstasy) appear to increase dopaminergic signaling in the mesolimbic reward pathway which, in turn, reinforces the subjective rewarding, and euphoric effects ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Why therapeutic alliance is important in psychotherapy

Persistent depressive disorder (PDD) is very common and debilitating, but only few therapeutic options exist that target this form of depression. Guidelines recommend treating PDD with the Cognitive Behavioral Analysis System ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

A new psychotherapeutic approach to tretament-resistant PTSD

Veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) tend to benefit less from evidence-based treatments than other PTSD populations. A novel intervention, multi-modular motion-assisted memory desensitization and reconsolidation ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

An algorithm can help select the best psychological treatment

Clinical guidelines for the treatment of depression and anxiety problems recommend evidence-based psychological interventions organized in a stepped care model, where patients initially access low-intensity self-help interventions ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

A psychological intervention to reduce exercise in anorexia

A paper published in the current issue of Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics explores the effects of an improved program for reducing exercise, which is frequently associated with anorexia nervosa.

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