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CBT Shown to Ease Psychotic Symptoms Over Years

This post originally featured on Psychcentral. Cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) has been shown to strengthen specific brain connections in people with psychosis. Now, researchers at King’s College London have found that these stronger connections are associated with a long-term reduction in symptoms and recovery even eight years later. CBT involves helping people change

Mindfulness Intervention Effective for Distressing Voices in Psychosis

December 12, 2016 Share this content: Combined cognitive therapy and mindfulness can have lasting positive effects on behavior and mood. Group person-based cognitive therapy (PBCT), which integrates cognitive therapy with mindfulness, is effective in alleviating distress in individuals with psychosis who are hearing voices, according to a study conducted by a UK-based research

ACR: Mind-Body Training Improves Depression in SLE

November 21, 2016 This article originally appeared on Rheumatology Advisor. Share this content: No studies to date have evaluated psychotherapy approaches in people with lupus and comorbid depression. WASHINGTON, DC — A randomized controlled trial found that both Mind-Body Skills Training (MBST) and Supportive Counseling/Symptom Monitoring (SCSM) improved depressive symptoms in study participants with

Biobehavioral Interventions Effective for Managing Migraines

Combined pharmacologic and behavioral treatment approaches are more beneficial than either approach alone for chronic pain conditions. LAS VEGAS—Although there is growing recognition of the critical role that psychological factors play in both the development and maintanence of pain, many physicians continue to base treatment solely on a biomedical model instead

Psychosocial Approaches For Self-Modulating Pain

Psychosocial approaches have become critical in the face of the chronic pain epidemic. LAS VEGAS—The role of psychosocial factors in the development and maintenance of chronic pain is now widely accepted. Developing and implementing treatment prevention strategies and leveraging that knowledge has become critical in the face of the chronic pain

Integrating technology into cognitive behavior therapy for adolescent depression: a pilot study

This post was originally published on this site. DOWNLOAD FULL PDF HERE Background Rapid advances in information technology and telecommunications have resulted in a dramatic increase in the use of mobile devices and the internet to enhance and facilitate access to treatment. Cognitive behavior therapy (CBT) is an empirically based treatment that