Psychology & Psychiatry

A new psychotherapeutic approach to tretament-resistant PTSD

Veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) tend to benefit less from evidence-based treatments than other PTSD populations. A novel intervention, multi-modular motion-assisted memory desensitization and reconsolidation ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Study links jailing practices to COVID-19 spread

American jails and prisons, in which large numbers of inmates live together in close quarters, have become COVID-19 hotspots. In fact, one published analysis found that the top 10 biggest clusters of the virus in the U.S. ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

A psychological intervention to reduce exercise in anorexia

A paper published in the current issue of Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics explores the effects of an improved program for reducing exercise, which is frequently associated with anorexia nervosa.

HIV & AIDS

Exploring safe contraception methods for women living with HIV

Women living with HIV need to know which contraceptive methods are safe for them to use both in terms of their own health and in terms of the likelihood of increasing transmission to their sexual partners. Some evidence ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Hydroxychloroquine ineffective at preventing COVID-19: trial

Taking hydroxychloroquine shortly after being exposed to COVID-19 does not help prevent infection in a statistically meaningful way, scientists reported Wednesday following a clinical trial.

Health

Study: Benefits of workplace wellness programs underwhelming

An interdisciplinary team of researchers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign conducted a two-year study on the efficacy of workplace wellness programs and found that such programs have little impact on employee ...

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