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The Effectiveness of Community-Based CBT for Childhood Anxiety
Community mental health centres are often the first place that children and parents seek treatment and thus it is critical that these centres be offering the most effective treatment to their clients. The results of this ...
Negative Comments About Weight, from a Peer, Can Impact How a Young Woman Views Her Body
When it comes from a peer, a negative comment about a young woman's weight can make her feel unhappy with her body – even when the young woman is not overly concerned with her weight. This is the first study to demonstrate ...
Discharge of Psychiatric Patients to Shelters Increases Homelessness
A comprehensive care plan for patients, including at least income support and assistance resettling in the community, will prevent homelessness.
CBT May Help Children Cope with Anxiety at School and in Social Settings
CBT, when delivered in groups, may help anxious children function better in social settings and the classroom, but the changes may be too small to be captured by questionnaires.
Extended Health Insurance for Post-Secondary Students: Limited Support for Students with Mental Health Problems
Almost half of young adults aged 19 to 25 years old have experienced a psychiatric disorder in the last 12 months. A majority of post-secondary institutions offer extended health plans that cover common health services ...
Men Are More Likely to Be Homeless Than Women
Gender has an impact on people with mental illnesses. Men are more likely to be homeless than women. More social support needs to be provided to members of both genders
Yoga May Ease Pain of Women with Fibromyalgia
An eight-week yoga program may decrease pain in women with fibromyalgia. It alters cortisol levels and, by making women more mindful, seems to encourage them to feel less helpless about their pain.
Emotionally Intelligent People Choose More Supportive Partners
Emotionally intelligent people – in other words, people with a greater ability to understand and use their emotions in their day-to-day life – tend to choose romantic partners who are supportive and not critical. The ...
Cultural Continuity Reduces Suicide Risk Among Aboriginal Peoples
Aboriginal communities that give their citizens a sense of a shared past and a promising future are less vulnerable to suicide. People who see their identity as something that persists over time are less inclined to take ...
Attachment and Treatment Response for PTSD Patients
Attachment is an important factor to address with trauma patients. Using an inpatient, group therapy setting can enhance the impact of treatment, increase secure attachments with others, and reduce trauma symptoms.