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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 (...

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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

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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Care of dying adults in the last days of life

This guideline covers the clinical care of adults (18 years and over) who are dying during the last 2 to...

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Journal articles

Trichotillomania and its clinical relationship to depression and anxiety.

Objective: Trichotillomania (TTM) is associated with high rates of co-occurring depression and anxiety disorders. What the co-occurrence of TTM, depression or anxiety disorders means clinically and cognitively...

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Nutritional psychiatry: the present state of the evidence.

Mental illness, including depression, anxiety and bipolar disorder, accounts for a significant proportion of global disability and poses a substantial social, economic and heath burden.

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Impact of extremely low-birth-weight status on risk and resilience for depression and anxiety in adulthood.

Background: Preterm birth is associated with an increased risk of depression and anxiety, but it is not known if this is due to greater exposure to risk, or if perinatal adversity amplifies the impact of traditional risk factors.

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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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