Pediatrics

Online CBT helps children with stomach pains

Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) online can be useful in treating gastrointestinal disorders in children when no physical cause can be found. This is the viewpoint of researchers at Karolinska Institutet in Sweden that ...

Genetics

Genetic risk score for autism associated with outcome in CBT

Depression is a common disorder for which cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) is the recommended treatment for most patients. Researchers at Karolinska Institutet in Sweden have now studied how genetic factors relate to differences ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Simple smartphone app that could help OCD sufferers

Imagine feeling anxious every time you touched a doorknob or dirty surface – maybe even spending hours washing and scrubbing your hands afterwards, sometimes until they bleed. For sufferers of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder ...

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.

Overweight & Obesity

Habit change is key to success for weight loss

Can experts in behaviour change help boost weight loss for overweight people? McGill University researchers think so: they report significant results—up to 10% of body-mass loss with this approach.

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