Saturday, January 28, 2023

Tag: CBT

Therapy Beats Drugs for Depression for Long-Term Outcomes

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Combining drugs and therapy also did not lead to better depression outcomes than therapy alone.

A New-Old Way of Coping with Grief

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"How to Grieve" is a Renaissance recreation of a lost text from ancient Rome by Cicero, and it’s meant for a wide audience. It's packed with talk-therapy strategies for coping with grief.

A Therapist Tried to Explain CBT When I Was 11 Years...

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As a therapist, I feel that CBT is offered best on a voluntary basis. The therapist must move away from CBT-like interventions when it is not helpful.

Insane Medicine, Chapter 7: Industrialised Psychotherapy Markets Western Folk Psychology (Part...

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Contrasting the folk psychology brands of CBT and McMindfulness with empowering frameworks such as Open Dialogue and the Power Threat Meaning Framework.

Insane Medicine, Chapter 7: Industrialised Psychotherapy Markets Western Folk Psychology (Part...

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Sami Timimi explores the common factors that influence therapy’s success, the evidence base for psychotherapy, and the over-promotion of CBT.

Service-Users Who Found CBT Unhelpful Offer Their Perspectives

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Counseling clients in the UK who found CBT unhelpful were interviewed about their experiences.

Parent Training as Effective for Childhood Anxiety as Therapy

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Yale study finds that training parents how to react to child behaviors is as effective at reducing anxiety as providing therapy to the child.

New Book Deconstructs Ideology of Cognitive Therapy

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CBT forwards a hyper-rational perspective of human suffering that complements a managerialist culture of efficiency and institutionalization in the Western world.

Study Shows Poor Outcomes for the Treatment for Childhood Anxiety

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New research identifies poor long-term outcomes for both CBT and medications for treating anxiety disorders in childhood.

Prominent Researcher and Psychotherapist Questions “Evidence-Based Therapy”

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Dr. Johnathan Shedler recently published a paper critiquing how the term “evidence-based” is being used in the field of psychotherapy.

Homogenization of Psychotherapy and Counseling

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In this piece for Transcend Media Service, Dr. Anthony J. Marsella critiques the standardization of mental health treatment, arguing that it overlooks cultural and individual...

CBT and Educational Intervention Reduce Chronic Pain, Study Finds

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Research examines the effects of cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) on experiences of chronic pain among low-income patients.

Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy Halves the Risk of Repeated Suicide Attempts

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A new study suggests that cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) may halve the likelihood of re-attempting suicide, for those who have attempted in the past.

Psychology’s Power Tools

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In this piece for Aeon, David A. Sbarra discusses the philosophy and science behind cognitive behavioral therapy and explains why it is so effective. "Importantly, emotions...

Treatment of Insomnia Reduces Paranoia and Hallucinations

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Treating insomnia using online cognitive-behavioral therapy appears to improve a variety of mental health concerns.

Is Philosophy Therapy, or is it Simply a Search for Truth?

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In this interview for Aeon, Nigel Warburton and Jules Evans explore the potential therapeutic value and shortcomings of using ancient philosophy to overcome emotional suffering. "Personally, I’m not...

Rigorous Study Finds Antidepressants Worsen Long-Term Outcomes

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A new study conducted by Jeffrey Vittengl at Truman University has found that taking antidepressant medications resulted in more severe depression symptoms after nine years.

JAMA Article Challenges CBT as Gold Standard for Psychotherapy

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A review of CBT research findings raises questions about its status as the “evidence-based” psychotherapy of choice.

New Thinking Questions Gold Standard Status for CBT

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From Forbes: According to an article published in the Journal of the American Medical Association, cognitive behavioral therapy should no longer be the routine first choice...

Lack of Sleep May be a Cause of Mental Health Conditions

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From Live Science: A new study published in The Lancet Psychiatry found that participants who completed an online cognitive behavioral therapy program specifically for insomnia experienced...

Researchers Say You Might as Well be Your Own Therapist

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From Quartz: Therapists may play a less significant role in mental health treatment than previously thought. A recent study found no significant difference in treatment outcomes...

Researchers Find Brief Intervention for Preventing Self-Harm Ineffective

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“These interventions also have the potential to increase rumination and negative affect, and potentially self-harm repetition, by serving as unhelpful reminders of negative experiences in the lead-up to the index self-harm event or during hospital treatment.”

Half of Low Intensity CBT Clients Relapse Within 12 Months

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From The British Psychological Society: A recent study on low intensity CBT, a short-term form of CBT involving self-help books and internet exercises that is...

Barriers to Engaging in Self-Help CBT for Voice Hearing

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Individuals with lived experience and clinicians share about barriers and facilitators to guided self-help CBT for voice hearing.

Alternative Therapies for Adolescent Depression as Effective as CBT, Study Finds

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Brief psychodynamic and psychosocial interventions help maintain reduced depressive symptoms