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Sleeping pills don’t work for 40 percent poppers


September 10th, 2012 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 10 (IANS) Sleeping pills seldom worked for 40 percent of the poppers who suffer from insomnia, says a survey of 20,000 people, according to a British study.Some 42 ... Read more...

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Exercise, attitude may influence hot flashes


April 15th, 2012 - 2:51 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 15 (IANS) Attitude may influence how exercise affects menopausal women, says a new study. The research, identified two types of women - one experiences more hot flashes after ... Read more...

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Intrusive or over-detached? You may have anxiety disorder


July 27th, 2011 - 2:29 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 27 (IANS) From over-nurturing to extreme detachment, these are some of the negative methods used by people to cope with generalized anxiety disorder (GAD), says a psychologist.Worrying comes ... Read more...

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Anti-depressants use found to have long-term benefits


April 8th, 2011 - 2:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 08 (ANI): An epidemiologist has suggested that the use of anti-depressants may have long-term benefits.Ian Colman, an epidemiologist in the School of Public Health at the University of Alberta, reviewed ... Read more...

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US girl eats five soaps a week


February 8th, 2011 - 12:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 8 (IANS) A 19-year-old girl in the US is getting treatment for her addiction of eating soaps and detergent powders.Tempestt Henderson, from Florida, eats up to five bars of soap ... 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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How to remain calm and happy in the age of anxiety


December 3rd, 2010 - 1:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 3 (ANI): In times where we face numerous pressures - of love, work, family and money, it has become increasingly important not to be held hostage by our anxiety and ... 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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Deep brain stimulation shows promise for OCD


October 5th, 2010 - 2:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 5 (ANI): A new study has suggested that using electrodes to stimulate areas deep within the brain are likely to be an alternative therapy for patients with obsessive compulsive disorder ... Read more...

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Multipronged intervention effective in breast cancer survivors


October 2nd, 2010 - 3:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 2 (ANI): A programme catering to holistic, mind-body intervention was found to be doing wonders in treating constant fatigue and improving quality of life in breast cancer survivors, regardless of ... Read more...

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You can train your brain to control cravings


August 3rd, 2010 - 12:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 3 (ANI): The next time you crave for a cigarette, remind yourself what it will do to you in the long run - chances are - you may kick the ... Read more...

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Switching medications, regular therapy could help teens with severe depression


May 18th, 2010 - 5:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 18 (ANI): Six months of switching medication or combining a medicine switch with cognitive behavioural therapy could help more than one-third of teenagers with treatment-resistant depression - many of whom ... Read more...

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Changing thoughts ‘can help cure severe depression’


May 13th, 2010 - 4:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 13 (ANI): A study has revealed that moderate to severely depressed clients showed greater improvement in cognitive therapy when therapists emphasized changing how they thought rather than how they behaved.The ... Read more...

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Take cognitive therapy to come out of severe depression


May 13th, 2010 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 13 (IANS) You can come out of depression, even if it is severe, with the help of cognitive therapy, says a new study. Cognitive Therapy is one of the main techniques ... Read more...

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Ecstasy could help ease trauma long term


April 17th, 2010 - 1:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 17 (ANI): Ecstasy pills may offer treatment for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), say experts.According to clinical-trial results presented at a conference in San Jose, California, the effect of the party ... Read more...

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Is your teenager addicted to the internet?


April 11th, 2010 - 4:04 am ICT by IANS
London, April 11 (IANS) A survey has revealed that teenagers are addicted to online computer games, social networking sites and e-mails and discovered that many of them find it hard to control ... Read more...

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New online therapy programme helps you beat the ‘office’ blues


February 28th, 2010 - 4:26 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Feb 28 (ANI): For all those stressed with their jobs, an online therapy programme that could revolutionise how companies deal with on-the-job stress is being introduced.Depressed workers are being offered online ... Read more...

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Cognitive behavioural therapy may help insomniacs with depression


January 31st, 2010 - 4:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 31 (ANI): Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) could be a remedy for insomniacs with depression, according to a Ryerson University professor.Insomnia can lead to intense personal suffering. But combine insomnia with ... Read more...

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Family-based intervention program can reduce anxiety risk in kids


October 11th, 2009 - 12:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 11 (ANI): Researchers from Johns Hopkins Children's Centre have found that a family-based program can reduce symptoms and the risk of developing an anxiety disorder among children.The study suggests that ... 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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Organized phone-based psychotherapy for depression found cost-effective


October 6th, 2009 - 2:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 6 (ANI): An organised phone-based cognitive behavioural psychotherapy soon after starting on antidepressant medication can help treat depression easily, the effects of which is believed to persist for at least ... 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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Pegging one too many deflates confidence, causes unease


July 21st, 2009 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, July 21 (IANS) Excessive drinking actually deflates confidence and also causes greater unease and agitation, according to a new study. For many, drinking is an essential part of a night out with ... Read more...

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Cognitive behavioural treatment effective for chronic insomnia


June 9th, 2009 - 6:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 9 (ANI): People suffering from chronic insomnia can feel significant reduction or normalization of their primary sleep limits by use of cognitive behavioural therapy for insomnia (CBT-I), a new study ... Read more...

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Online cognitive behavioural therapy could treat chronic insomnia


June 1st, 2009 - 5:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 1 (ANI): Online cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) for chronic insomnia is effective in improving insomnia severity, daytime fatigue, and sleep quality, according to a study.The researchers behind the study claim ... Read more...

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Kids of anxious parents need help too


June 1st, 2009 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 1 (IANS) A family-based programme helped reduce symptoms and the risk of developing an anxiety disorder among children of anxious parents, according to a recent study. Despite its small size, ... Read more...

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Childhood anxiety disorders should be treated, says expert


December 25th, 2008 - 5:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 25 (ANI): There is an urgent need to recognise and treat anxiety disorders in children that otherwise might lead to educational underachievement, substance abuse and mental disorders in adulthood, ... Read more...

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New psychotherapy effective in most eating disorders


December 15th, 2008 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 15 (IANS) Researchers have developed a new form of psychotherapy that is effective in most cases of eating disorders in adults."Eating disorders are serious mental health problems and can be ... Read more...

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New psychotherapy effective against eating disorders


December 15th, 2008 - 3:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 15 (ANI): A new form of psychotherapy has been shown to have the potential to treat more than eight out of ten cases of eating disorders in adults, according ... Read more...

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Now a computer programme to keep drug abusers off


May 2nd, 2008 - 12:04 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 2 (IANS) A computer-assisted programme, along with traditional counselling, has helped drug abusers stay straight longer than those who received counselling alone, according to a new study. As part of ... Read more...

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Meet a girl whos terrified of buttons!


April 21st, 2008 - 2:45 pm ICT by admin
London, Apr 21 (ANI): A 22-year-old Britain girl is battling with one of the worlds most bizarre phobias fear of buttons.Gillian Linkins cant even stand in the same room as friends ... Read more...

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JK Rowling contemplated suicide as a struggling single mother


March 23rd, 2008 - 1:13 pm ICT by admin
London, Mar 23 (ANI): Harry Potter author JK Rowling has revealed that she contemplated suicide while suffering from depression as a struggling single mother.During her twenties, Rowling was a single mother ... Read more...

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Psychotherapy helps in treating post-traumatic stress disorder in early stages


December 9th, 2007 - 2:09 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Dec 9 (ANI): A recent study conducted at the American College of Neuropsychopharmacology (ANCP) has revealed that psychotherapy helps in treating the post-traumatic stress disorder (PSTD) in early stages.The research, led ... Read more...

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