psychological treatments

Brief behavioural therapy may help seniors with insomnia sleep well


January 25th, 2011 - 5:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 25 (ANI): A brief behavioural therapy, consisting of two in-person sessions and two phone calls, could improve sleep in older adults with insomnia, according to a new study.Daniel J. Buysse ... Read more...

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Mindfulness meditation as good as antidepressants: Study


December 8th, 2010 - 12:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 8 (ANI): Scientists at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health has found that mindfulness-based cognitive therapy--using meditation-provides equivalent protection against depressive relapse as traditional antidepressant medication.The study compared ... Read more...

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Perception of diseases determines its impact on patients


October 22nd, 2010 - 3:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 22 (ANI): Researchers at the University of Granada have stated that, "the idea that patients have of their disease affects their own coping and adaptation to it".They have developed ... Read more...

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Level of depression determine healing rate of wounds among diabetics


August 3rd, 2010 - 3:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 3 (ANI): The way people cope with diabetes-related foot ulcers and their levels of depression, affect how their wound heals or worsens, found a study by a health psychologist at ... Read more...

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Psychodynamic psychotherapy can help beat depression, anxiety, panic


January 25th, 2010 - 1:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 25 (ANI): Psychodynamic psychotherapy is effective for a number of mental health symptoms and its benefits grow after treatment has ended, a new study says.According to research published by the ... Read more...

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Combo approach can tackle sexual disorders more effectively


December 24th, 2009 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 24 (IANS) Sexual disorders can arise out of depression or diabetes, or give an early warning of serious illness such as heart disease. These disorders necessitate an interdisciplinary approach, drawing ... Read more...

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German ’syndiastic’ therapy could treat sexual dysfunction in men


December 24th, 2009 - 12:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 24 (ANI): Underlining an important new development in German sex therapy- a form of the internationally familiar "couples" therapy called "syndiastic" therapy-scientists have found a solution for treating sexual dysfunction ... Read more...

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PMS bothering you? Stress management can help (Lead)


October 20th, 2009 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Oct 20 (IANS) Understanding premenstrual syndrome (PMS) can help women cope better with the condition, mitigating foul moods, stress and irritability, according to researchers. Jane Ussher, professor of psychology and Janette ... Read more...

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Stress management can help women cope with premenstrual symptoms


October 20th, 2009 - 1:17 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Oct 20 (IANS) Understanding premenstrual symptoms (PMS) can help women cope better with the condition, mitigating bad moods and stress, according to researchers. Jane Ussher, professor of psychology and Janette Perz, both ... Read more...

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