Siblings of schizophrenia patients display subtle shape abnormalities in brain
...take antipsychotic medications for the rest of their lives.
"Early diagnosis and intervention with the most effective antipsychotic medications and psychotherapies
may offer the best hope for patients with schizophrenia and their families." says co-investigator John G. Csernansky, M.D., the Gregory B. Couch Profe...
Value of Most Post-Traumatic Stress Treatments 'Uncertain'
...or flawed designs make it impossible to say whether drug treatments or most psychotherapies
can help fight PTSD, the authors of the report told reporters at a press co...ipsychotics.
They also looked at 37 studies that focused on the use of psychotherapies
against PTSD. Those approaches included exposure therapy, cognitive therapy...
Effectiveness of most PTSD therapies is uncertain
...er injuries or illnesses. While several drugs and psychotherapies
are used to treat PTSD, many of the studies concer...ed 53 studies of pharmaceuticals and 37 studies of psychotherapies
used in PTSD treatment and concluded that because ...n make no judgment about the effectiveness of most psychotherapies
or about any medications in helping patients with ...
Researchers Identify Five Distinct Subtypes of Alcoholism
...ng recognized diverse manifestations of alcoholism, and researchers have tried to understand why some 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...
Intensive Psychotherapy Effective in Treating Bipolar Disorder
...lar—36 percent of those in the intensive programs discontinued and 31 percent of those in collaborative 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 ...
Depression Benefitted by Internet-based Interventions
...s for depression have been found to be immediately effective as well as have significant positive long-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 ...
Marijuana Abuse Responds to Psychotherapy, Overall Is Hard to Treat
...uing treatment to assess the various approaches.
“The six studies included in this review show 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 individ...