Alex Pike and Jonathan Roiser appraise and summarise a recently study in the Brain Stimulation journal, which looks at the long-term efficacy and quality of life of deep brain stimulation for severe depression.[read the full story...]
Therapeutic alliance and goal setting in youth mental health #ActiveIngredientsMH
Jenna Jacob and Jermaine Dambi summarise a recent study which looks at therapeutic alliance in remote versus in-person settings.
They also present initial findings from their two active ingredients reviews which explore working alliance, collaborative goal setting and tracking for young people with depression or anxiety.[read the full story...]
Mobile app for reducing binge drinking in young adults: better evidence needed
Sally Adams appraises a naturalistic study about the D-ARIANNA mobile app, which aims to reduce levels of binge drinking in young people.[read the full story...]
Can MDMA and compassionate imagery therapy help increase self-compassion?
Paul Christiansen reports on a small naturalistic experimental study of MDMA (Ecstasy) and compassionate imagery therapy to increase self-compassion and reduce self-criticism. He concludes that existing UK drug laws make this a challenging environment in which to create an evidence base.[read the full story...]