Psychology & Psychiatry

Group, telephone, guided CBT treatment effective for depression

(HealthDay)—Group, telephone, and guided self-help cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) formats are as effective as individual CBT for adult depression, according to research published online April 17 in JAMA Psychiatry.

Health

Sociodemographic factors impact heart-healthy behaviors

(HealthDay)—Socioeconomic factors, largely outside an individual's control, account for racial differences in cardiovascular health behaviors, according to a study published in the July issue the American Journal of Preventive ...

Medical research

From birth on, one sex is hardier

(HealthDay)—Women are known to outlive men. And that advantage may start early, according to researchers who've found baby girls more likely to survive famines, epidemics and other misfortunes.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Callous and unemotional traits show in brain structure of boys only

Callous-unemotional traits are linked to differences in brain structure in boys, but not girls. This reports a European research team led by the University of Basel and University of Basel Psychiatric Hospital in a study ...

Autism spectrum disorders

Music therapy for children with autism does not improve symptoms

Among children with autism spectrum disorder, improvisational music therapy resulted in no significant difference in symptom severity compared to children who received enhanced standard care alone, according to a study published ...

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