Psychology & Psychiatry

Has history proved Eysenck right about genes and IQ?

Hans J. Eysenck, one of the most famous and infuriating British psychologists of the 20th century, would have been 100 years old this month. While Eysenck pioneered behaviour therapy (paving the way for the acceptance of ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Brain volume changes after CBT

After just nine weeks of internet-delivered cognitive behavioural therapy, the brain of patients suffering from social anxiety disorder changes in volume. Anxiety is reduced, and parts of the patients' brains decrease in ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Low intensity help for depression under spotlight

Psychologists at Massey University are investigating whether a form of low intensity psychological intervention, which has been successful in England, could be adapted to New Zealand to help thousands suffering depression ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Online depression therapy proves a success

A new internet-delivered intervention for depression, devised by Trinity spin-out company SilverCloud Health, could lead to greater access to treatment and improved outcomes for those suffering from mental health difficulties.

Dentistry

Cognitive behavior therapy can help overcome fear of the dentist

Cognitive behavioural therapy could help many people with a dental phobia overcome their fear of visiting the dentist and enable them to receive dental treatment without the need to be sedated, according to a new study by ...

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