Psychology & Psychiatry

Counselling doesn't work in the long term

Person-centred counselling is one of the most popular treatments for mental health problems. Often just shortened to "counselling", the approach focuses on how patients view themselves in the here and now, rather than how ...

Medications

Opioid crisis burning out doctors, study finds

As the opioid crisis take a deadly toll in human lives, the complex needs of patients in chronic pain are also leaving their doctors increasingly exhausted and overwhelmed, a new Western-led study says.

Health

Therapy at home helping people with dementia

Receiving occupational therapy at home has been found to be effective for people living with dementia, according to a University of Queensland-led study.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

New Canadian guidelines for treating fibromyalgia

Physicians from the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) and the University of Calgary have published a review article in the CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal) to help family doctors diagnose and treat fibromyalgia. ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Large-scale study of preventive antibiotic usage against Lyme disease

Today, at the start of the "Tick Week", the National Institute for Public Health and the Environment (RIVM) and Wageningen University are commencing a large-scale study to discover whether preventive use of antibiotics can ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Parents' social isolation linked to their children's health

Parents' social isolation was linked to self-reported poorer health not only for themselves but also for their adolescent children, finds a study from the Brown School at Washington University in St. Louis.

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