Psychology & Psychiatry

How to calm an anxious mind

Anxiety disorders and related problems such as obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) are among the most common mental health conditions. At least one in four Canadians will have an anxiety disorder in their lifetime.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Treating insomnia may reduce mental health problems

Treating insomnia with online cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) could reduce mental health problems such as anxiety, depression, and paranoia, according to a large randomised controlled trial published today in The Lancet ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Panic disorder and depression can be treated over the Internet

(PhysOrg.com) -- Cognitive behaviour therapy (CBT) via the internet is just as effective in treating panic disorder (recurring panic attacks) as traditional group-based CBT. It is also efficacious in the treatment of mild ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Brain biology linked to severe teenage antisocial behaviour

The onset of severe antisocial behaviour in teenagers may be more than just 'falling in with the wrong crowd'. A new study jointly funded by the Wellcome Trust and the Medical Research Council (MRC) reveals that young adults ...

Attention deficit disorders

New ADHD findings

A combination of rare and common genetic variations could play a part in biological pathways linked to Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD).

Psychology & Psychiatry

Group therapy most effective treatment for anxiety in young people

Group cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) could be the best choice of psychotherapy for anxiety disorders in children and adolescents, according to a new network meta-analysis study from Oxford University, Department of Psychiatry.

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