Results: 1044

For: Treatment

Complementary therapies for PTSD: can mindfulness combat the mindlessness of combat? #CAMSTRAND2018

ian-stauffer-470013-unsplash

The #CAMSTRAND2018 delegates blog about a recent systematic review of mind-body therapies for Military Veterans with PTSD (Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder).

[read the full story...]

CBT for anxiety: new meta-analysis confirms significant improvements to target symptoms

CBT plus taper is effective at reducing benzodiazepine use in the short term (3 months) but this effect is not sustained at 6 months.

Inês Pote summarises a recent meta-analysis of randomised placebo-controlled trials of cognitive behavioural therapy for anxiety and related disorders.

[read the full story...]

Third wave CBT for psychosis: how reliable is current evidence?

jeremy-bishop-335002-unsplash

Keith Laws explores a recent meta-analysis of third wave CBT for psychosis, which suggests we need better evidence about the safety and efficacy of mindfulness, acceptance-based therapy, compassion-focused therapy and other third wave approaches.

[read the full story...]

Nature-based therapy for stress-related illnesses

fox-1284512_1280

Danielle Rhydderch and Ian Collings review a new RCT in the British Journal of Psychiatry, which suggests that nature-based therapy is not significantly different to CBT for acute stress reactions, PTSD and adjustment disorders.

[read the full story...]

How do life events impact upon therapeutic work with children and young people? #MHED2018

qasim-sadiq-576310-unsplash

Terry Hanley explores a recent systematic review of life events, socioeconomic deprivation, and their impact on counselling and psychotherapy with children and adolescents.

[read the full story...]

Cyberbullying research: what do we really know? #MHED2018

teen-phone

Neil Humphrey kicks off #MHED2018 week here on the Mental Elf with a blog exploring some of the problems with cyberbullying research.

We’ll be blogging about youth mental health research all week and live tweeting from #MHED2018 on Thursday and Friday.

[read the full story...]

QbTest is not a diagnostic tool, but it can increase the efficiency of ADHD diagnosis

Qbtest-square

Samuele Cortese is impressed by a recent RCT of QbTest: a computerised test of attention and activity, which can improve diagnostic decision-making in children and young people with suspected ADHD.

[read the full story...]

Moderated online social therapy: relapse prevention for youth depression

annie-spratt-385366-unsplash

Sarah Knowles looks at a next-generation social media-based relapse prevention intervention for youth depression, explored in an Australian qualitative study looking at social networking, safety and clinical benefit.

[read the full story...]

Sexual function matters to people living with serious mental illness

bryan-apen-567698-unsplash

Rudiger Pittrof and Elana Covshoff from SHRINE (Sexual and Reproductive Health Rights, Inclusion and Empowerment) explore a recent review, which looks at the impact of severe mental disorders and psychotropic medications on sexual health and its implications for clinical management.

[read the full story...]

Exercise may help prevent depression for all ages, genders & nationalities

Ramblers_on_the_Mam_Tor_Ridge_(geograph_3855226)

Donncha Mullin summarises a recent meta-analysis of prospective cohort studies, which establishes a strong link between exercise and depression.

[read the full story...]