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New Therapy Shows Promise for Personality Disorders

February 11th, 2014
New Therapy Shows Promise for Personality DisordersA provocative new study suggests a new therapy approach is an improved method to treat a broad range of personality disorders. Researchers believe schema therapy, a technique popular in ...

A Little Mental Training Goes a Long Way for Seniors

February 9th, 2014
A Little Mental Training Goes a Long Way for SeniorsSeniors who received as little as 10 sessions of mental training were still exhibiting improved cognitive skills an entire decade later, according to a new study. “One ...

Early Treatment of Depression May Ward Off Heart Attack, Stroke

February 4th, 2014
Early Treatment of Depression May Ward Off Heart Attack, StrokeGroundbreaking research suggests the treatment of depression before any apparent signs of cardiovascular disease can decrease the risk of future heart attacks and strokes by ...

Link Found Between Sleep Duration and Depression

February 1st, 2014
Link Found Between Sleep Duration and DepressionTwo new studies published in the journal Sleep have found a link between sleep duration and depression. "Healthy sleep is a necessity for physical, mental, and emotional well-being," said ...

Could Watching a Movie Save Your Marriage?

February 1st, 2014
Could Watching a Movie Save Your Marriage?According to a new study, watching and discussing movies about relationships could cut the three-year divorce rate for newlyweds in half. The study, involving 174 couples, found that discussing ...

Sharing Similar Feelings Can Reduce Stress

January 30th, 2014
Sharing Similar Feelings Can Reduce StressNew research on stress coping mechanisms suggests it is beneficial to share your feelings with someone who is having a similar emotional reaction to the same scenario. Sarah Townsend, Ph.D., an ...

Childhood Anxiety Still Difficult to Treat

January 30th, 2014
Childhood Anxiety Still Difficult to TreatA new study discovers that less than half of children and young adults treated for anxiety achieve long-term relief. The federally funded research confirms that consistent follow-up and monitoring of ...

Study Finds Executions Do Little to Heal Victims’ Families

January 26th, 2014
Study Finds Executions Do Little to Heal Victims' FamiliesA new study suggests that the primary reason people say they support the death penalty is based on an incorrect assumption -- that the death of ...

Attention to Depression Key for Effective PTSD Treatment

January 24th, 2014
sad client therapist SSNew research suggests attention to depression symptoms can speed recovery from post-traumatic stress disorder. In a new study, researchers at Case Western Reserve University found that during PTSD treatments, rapid improvements in ...

New Evidence-Based Guidelines Should Make Autism Care More Effective

January 23rd, 2014
New Evidence-Based Guidelines Should Make Autism Care More EffectiveAn update of evidence-based clinical care guidelines for children and youth with an autism spectrum disorder has been released by the National Professional Development Center on Autism ...
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