cognitive behavioral therapy

Peer support shows promise in the fight against depression


February 16th, 2011 - 3:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 16 (ANI): A new study has found that peer support offers promise as an effective, low-cost tool for fighting depression.In the research, programs in which patients and volunteers share information ... Read more...

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Stress management program benefits patients with heart disease


January 25th, 2011 - 3:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 25 (ANI): Scientists have found that a cognitive behavioral therapy program focusing on stress management decreases the risk of recurrent heart attacks and other cardiovascular events in patients with heart ... Read more...

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Genetically targeted medication shows promise in treating alcoholism


January 21st, 2011 - 1:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 21 (ANI): UVA investigators have for the first time successfully treated alcohol-dependent individuals with medication that is tailored specifically to match their genetic profile."Our findings suggest a new paradigm for ... Read more...

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Mindfulness-based therapy ‘prevents depression relapse’


December 7th, 2010 - 2:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 7 (ANI): Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy has the same effect as antidepressant medication for preventing relapse among patients treated for depression, say researchers.The current standard for preventing relapse is maintenance therapy ... Read more...

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Brain scan ‘predicts if kids with anxiety disorder will respond to talk therapy’


November 15th, 2010 - 6:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 15 (ANI): Neuroscientists at the Georgetown University Medical Center have pointed out that a brain scan with functional MRI (fMRI) was enough to predict which patients with paediatric anxiety disorder ... Read more...

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Depression recurs in about half of treated adolescent patients


November 2nd, 2010 - 2:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 02 (ANI): A report has shown that most depressed teens who receive treatment appear to recover, but the condition recurs in almost half of adolescent patients and even more often ... Read more...

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Rescued Chilean miners’ new challenge: Re-establishing ties with family


October 17th, 2010 - 4:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 17 (ANI): As if spending two months trapped under ground wasn't enough, the 33 Chilean miners now face new challenges - re-establishing their relationships and roles in their families."Gaps arose ... Read more...

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Combo therapy shows promise for early-stage schizophrenia


September 7th, 2010 - 3:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 7 (ANI): A combination of medication and a psychosocial intervention can benefit patients with early-stage schizophrenia more than those taking medication alone, according to researchers.The researchers found that patients getting ... Read more...

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Guidelines to ease insomnia and other sleep disorders


September 2nd, 2010 - 3:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 02 (ANI): The British Association for Psychopharmacology (BAP) has released up-to-the-minute guidelines regarding insomnia and other sleep disorders to guide psychiatrists and physicians dealing with this problem.Sleep experts agree that ... Read more...

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Cognitive behavioral therapy plus medication may help adults with ADHD


August 25th, 2010 - 3:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 25 (ANI): A new study has found that adding cognitive behavioral therapy - an approach that teaches skills for handling life challenges and revising negative thought patterns - to pharmaceutical ... Read more...

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Veterans return from Middle East with multi-symptom pain disorders


May 9th, 2010 - 12:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 9(ANI): Continual exposure to recurring blasts, cognitive issues, deep emotional impacts, and acute and chronic pain have made life painful for veterans, both men and women, who return from Afghanistan, ... Read more...

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Migraine linked to childhood abuse


January 7th, 2010 - 6:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 7 (ANI): A new study by the American Headache Society's Women's Issues Section Research Consortium strongly suggests that migraine is linked to childhood abuse.Researchers found that migraineurs who had been ... Read more...

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Talk therapy can help treat bulimia


October 7th, 2009 - 3:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 7 (ANI): A new study has revealed that cognitive behavioural therapy or talk therapy can significantly help patients overcome bulimia and binge eating problems.People with bulimia experience cycles of disordered ... Read more...

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Cognitive behavioral therapy improves sleep, pain in older osteoarthritis patients


August 16th, 2009 - 12:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 16 (ANI): Cognitive behavioural therapy for insomnia (CBT-I) may prove an effective treatment for older patients with osteoarthritis and comorbid insomnia, according to a study.Reported in the Journal of ... Read more...

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Internet-based intervention may help treat insomnia


July 7th, 2009 - 1:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 7 (ANI): A new study has suggested that an online insomnia intervention based on established face-to-face cognitive behavioral therapy techniques could help patients get a good night's sleep.Cognitive behavioral therapy-a ... Read more...

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Insomniac men with less than 6hrs of nightly sleep at increased mortality risk


June 8th, 2009 - 1:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 8 (ANI): Insomniac men or those who sleep for just six or less hours every night may be at an increased risk of mortality, according to a new study.Lead ... Read more...

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Soon, a ‘love potion’ that may help couples communicate better


April 30th, 2009 - 3:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 30 (ANI): Relationships are tricky. Most of the people think at some point that communicating positively with their partners when discussing stressful issues, like home finances, is an impossible task. ... Read more...

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Cognitive therapy can ease nonepileptic seizures


April 16th, 2009 - 2:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 16 (ANI): Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) can benefit patients with psychogenic nonepileptic seizures (PNES), according to a new study.PNES is a condition that is marked by seizures resembling epileptic seizures. ... Read more...

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Pre-surgical stress management sessions improve men’s mood, quality of life


April 7th, 2009 - 2:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 7 (ANI): A new study has suggested that brief stress management sessions prior to and immediately after surgery may have both short- and long-term benefit for men undergoing a radical ... Read more...

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Internet program helps teens beat the blues


February 1st, 2009 - 12:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 1 (ANI): A new study has said that an Internet program, called "Project CATCH-IT," helps to reduce depressive symptoms and prevent episodes of clinical depression in adolescent patients at ... Read more...

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Combo of taiji, cognitive therapy and support groups benefits people with dementia


December 5th, 2008 - 2:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 5 (ANI): Researchers at the University of Illinois have suggested that those diagnosed with early stage dementia can slow their physical, mental and psychological decline by taking part in ... Read more...

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Facing fears may be kids best way to conquer their phobias


October 30th, 2008 - 4:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 30 (ANI): Helping children face their fears may be the best way to help them manage their anxieties, suggests a new research.The study was presented at the annual meeting ... Read more...

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Online self-help program may improve insomnia in adults


June 12th, 2008 - 1:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 12 (ANI): A self-help program delivered online can significantly improve insomnia in adults, according to a new study.The study, authored by Lee Ritterband, PhD, of the University of Virginia, ... Read more...

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Combination therapy helps teens with treatment-resistant depression


February 27th, 2008 - 12:15 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Feb 27 (ANI): Teenagers who dont respond to a first antidepressant medication to help them get rid of their blues, are more likely to improve if they switch to a combination ... Read more...

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Traumatic life events may speed progression of HIV, early death


November 14th, 2007 - 8:16 am ICT by admin
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