Psychology & Psychiatry

A new form of psychotherapy for suicidal patients

In the current issue of Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics a study discloses the long term effects of a particular form of psychotherapy in suicidal patients. Abandonment psychotherapy is a 3-month, twice-a-week, manualized ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

How social anxiety can be overcome with internet

In the current issue of Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics a study analyzes the effects of internet-based cognitive behavior therapy for social anxiety. Social anxiety disorder (SAD) is one of the most common mental disorders ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Why is psychosomatic medicine flourishing in Germany?

In the current issue of Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics a group of German investigators headed by Prof. Stefan Zipfel brings data on the status of psychosomatic medicine in Germany.

Attention deficit disorders

Increase in evidence-based practice for children with ADHD

(HealthDay)—More Medicaid-covered children are receiving treatments that conform to practice standards for attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), including the use of combined medication and psychotherapy, according ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

A new design for psychotherapy trials

In the current issue of Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics a new design for psychotherapy trials is presented. Mental disorders are highly prevalent and costly. Thus, their long-term outcome is of particular importance. Given ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Mindfulness may help more if no antidepressants are used

An investigation published in the current issue of Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics indicates that mindfulness based cognitive therapy (MBCT) is most helpful when antidepressant drugs are not used.

Psychology & Psychiatry

The role of demoralization in predicting response to psychotherapy

A report published in the current issue of Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics explores the role of demoralization in predicting response to psychotherapy. In line with the need to deepen the understanding of the psychological ...

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