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Researchers Identify Five Distinct Subtypes of Alcoholism
...e alcoholics improve with specific medications and psychotherapies
while others do not. The classification system described in this study will have broad application in both clinical and research settings, Dr. Li says. The researchers say that the five alcoholism subtypes identified were Young Adult subtype (31.5 ...
Intensive Psychotherapy Effective in Treating Bipolar Disorder
...ive care discontinued. None of the three intensive psychotherapies
appeared to be significantly more effective than the others, although rates of recovery were higher among those in family-focused therapy compared to the other groups. "Intensive psychotherapy, when used as an adjunctive treatment to medication, ca...
Depression Benefitted by Internet-based Interventions
...ng-term benefit that may be as effective as active psychotherapies
//according to mental health researchers at The Australian National University. The yet-to-be-published findings by Professors Helen Christensen and Andrew Mackinnon and Dr Kathy Griffiths at the Centre for Mental Health Research (CMHR) at ANU demon...
Marijuana Abuse Responds to Psychotherapy, Overall Is Hard to Treat
... that cannabis dependence is not easily treated by psychotherapies
in outpatient settings,” the authors write. “Cognitive-behavioral therapy both in individual or group sessions and motivational enhancement in individual sessions has been demonstrated to be effective to reduce cannabis use.” The review appears in ...