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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 7 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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Guidelines

Generalised anxiety disorder and panic disorder in adults: management

This guideline covers the care and treatment of people aged 18 and over with generalised anxiety disorder (chronic anxiety) or panic disorder (with or without agoraphobia or panic attacks).

Added 8 years ago

Post-traumatic stress disorder

This guideline covers recognising, assessing and treating post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in children, young people and adults. It aims to improve quality of life by reducing symptoms of PTSD such as anxiety, sleep problems...

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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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Journal articles

Symptoms of apathy and passivity in dementia: A simultaneous concept analysis.

Aims and objectives: The objective of this analysis was to clarify the concepts of apathy and passivity in the context of dementia by identifying distinguishing and overlapping attributes for both concepts simultaneously.

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Role of inflammation in epilepsy and neurobehavioral comorbidities: Implication for therapy.

Epilepsy is a devastating condition affecting around 70 million people worldwide. Moreover, the quality of life of people with epilepsy (PWE) is worsened by a series of comorbidities. The neurobehavioral comorbidities discussed...

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The Roles of Apathy and Depression in Predicting Alzheimer Disease: A Longitudinal Analysis in Older Adults With Mild Cognitive Impairment.

Objective: Apathy and depression have each been associated with an increased risk of conversion from mild cognitive impairment (MCI) to Alzheimer disease (AD).These symptoms often co-occur and the contribution...

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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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