Only a third of patients with depression respond fully to antidepressant drugs, and little evidence exists regarding the best next-step treatment for patients with resistant symptoms. Researchers in the CoBalT study (Cognitive Behavioural Therapy) at the University of Bristol in England examined cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) as an adjunct to usual care (including pharmacotherapy) for […]
Search Results for cognitive behavioral therapy — 20 articles
Psychosocial factors are associated with increased risk of cardiovascular disease morbidity and mortality, but the effects of psychosocial factor treatment on heart disease are uncertain. Researchers at Uppsala University Hospital, in Sweden, studied the effects of cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) on the recurrence of cardiovascular disease.
Researchers at the University of Manchester, in the UK, studied the clinical impact of telephone-delivered cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) and exercise alone vs both for patients with chronic widespread pain.
In the past few years this weblog has published dozens of entries on cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT). Therefore, it’s a good time to define and distinguish between these psychological treatment options.
Herbals and other CAM are being aggressively marketed for both prophylactic and therapeutic effects in regard to memory disorders. Researchers at Beth Israel Medical Center, in New York City, reviewed the evidence.
Some are effective, some are promising, according to researchers from the University of North Carolina, in Chapel Hill.
During the 25th Anniversary Meeting of the Associated Professional Sleep Societies (abstract 0716) researchers in Illinois and California reported results from the first study of sleep-focused therapy on suicide risk.
Dr. Frank Andrasik (photo) at the University of West Florida, in Pensacola has reviewed the evidence for each category of biofeedback. Here’s what we know about preventive or acute therapy for migraine.
Joshua Knabb at Philhaven Hospital, in Mount Gretna, Pennsylvania tells us centering prayer overlaps with mindfulness-based cognitive therapy, which makes it a suitable treatment alternative for many Christians in remission from depression. Here’s his rationale.
Chronic insomnia affects nearly 16% of adults and up to 25% of children. If you’re in this group, researchers from the University of North Texas list non-drug treatment options that will prepare you for your doctor’s visit.
Tinnitus is hearing a sound in the ear or in the head in the absence of external acoustic stimulation. This Cochrane review assessed whether cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) is effective in managing this condition.
Researchers at the University of Washington Department of Family Medicine, in Tacoma, provide a pity review.
It’s very good, according to researchers at the University of Washington Department of Family Medicine, in Tacoma. Here’s what we know.
Researchers at Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo, in Brazil, reviewed the evidence.
Researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital, in Boston, tested cognitive behavioral therapy in adults who were also treated with drugs but still experiencing significant symptoms.
Two published studies conclude it is not.
Researchers at The University of Western Sydney, in New South Wales, Australia, conducted this Cochrane Library review.
Improvements in physical functioning, pain, and distress, have been reported in patients receiving operant-behavioral (OBT) or cognitive behavioral treatments (CBT) for the fibromyalgia syndrome. And the benefits lasted for 12 months (the end of the study) compared to another group that received placebo therapy. Wow! Impressive, considering there’s no FDA-approved treatment for fibromyalgia. But what […]
It might help some people, but more effective options are available.
Researchers at Brigham Young University, in Provo, Utah studied cognitive behavioral therapy–telephone treatment (CBT-TT) as a stand-alone treatment for adult depression.