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Cognitive behaviour therapy (CBT) significantly reduced depression and anxiety in chronic pain patients

Acceptance and Commitment Therapy is a helpful CBT intervention that improves outcomes in patients attending a rheumatology pain rehabilitation programme

 

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Viibryd success in three Phase III studies for Generalised Anxiety Disorder- Forest Labs

Forest Laboratories, Inc.announced positive topline results from three Phase III trials evaluating the efficacy, safety and tolerability of vilazodone (...

Added 6 years ago Drug news

Lyrica (Pfizer) success in GAD discontinuation symptoms

Pfizer announced top-line results for Lyrica (pregabalin) capsules Study A0081147 – Long Term Safety and Efficacy of Pregabalin in Subjects...

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British Association for Psychopharmacology consensus guidance on the use of psychotropic medication preconception, in pregnancy and postpartum 2017

Decisions about the use of psychotropic medication in pregnancy are an ongoing challenge for clinicians and women with mental health problems, owing to the uncertainties around risks of the illness itself to mother and fetus/infant...

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EPA guidance on eMental health interventions in the treatment of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD)

The aim of this EPA guidance was to develop recommendations on eMental health interventions in the treatment of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). A systematic literature search was performed and 40 articles were retrieved...

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Violence and aggression: short-term management in mental health, health and community settings

This guideline covers the short-term management of violence and aggression in adults (aged 18 and over), young people (aged 13 to 17) and children (aged 12 and under). It is relevant for mental health, health and community settings.

Added 3 years ago

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Journal articles

Augmenting Prolonged Exposure therapy for PTSD with intranasal oxytocin: A randomized, placebo-controlled pilot trial.

Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a chronic, debilitating condition for which Prolonged Exposure (PE) therapy is highly efficacious. However, for some individuals, premature dropout and residual PTSD symptoms remain obstacles.

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PTSD Psychotherapy Outcome Predicted by Brain Activation During Emotional Reactivity and Regulation.

Objective: Exposure therapy is an effective treatment for posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), but many patients do not respond. Brain functions governing treatment outcome are not well characterized.

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Media use and insomnia after terror attacks in France.

Direct exposure to traumatic events often precipitates sleep disorders. Sleep disturbance has also been observed amongst those indirectly exposed to trauma, via mass media.

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Clinical trials

An Evaluation of the Safety and Efficacy of the dTMS Treatment for OCD

The purpose of the study is to evaluate the safety and efficacy of the Deep TMS (DTMS) treatment in subjects with OCD. The device technology is based on the application of deep brain TMS by means of repetitive pulse trains...

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Bob Bury

I’m a retired radiologist, and I keep myself busy with hill-walking, fishing and medical journalism/blogging, but mostly I’m a provider of free healthcare for my grandchildren. I am also accredited by the British Humanist Association to officiate at non-religious funerals: http... Read more

Community Mental Health Provision then and now - is all progress positive?

Bob Bury muses on the state of modern mental healthcare. Instead of asylums, patients are now part of the community. But what of those who fall through the cracks? How can GPs help patients who need emergency mental health care? Can we learn anything from the methods of the past? Are three letter acronyms helpful? Examining the politics and hurdles of the UK's modern Community Mental Health provision, Bob Bury questions what UK healthcare professionals can do better and how things should change.

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Assessing anxiety in palliative care patients

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Night sweats - red flag symptoms

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Post-traumatic stress disorder

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