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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.
How Does Diversity Affect Homelessness?
Diversities such as social class, culture, sexual orientation, disabilities and psychiatric conditions impact poverty and homelessness.
Single Mothers' Depression Is Affected by Employment Status and Stress Rather Than the Ways in Which They Cope
Coping is an important tool for single mothers who work or who rely on social assistance. However, it does not always help these women deal with their feelings of depression. The type of coping strategy used also influences ...
Mental Health Initiatives Must Be Based Upon the Preferences of Young Adults
Canadian young adults rely more on informal sources of support for mental health, particularly young men. Research and practice need to address young adult’s distinct mental health literacy.
Reflecting on Emotions Helps Patients in Therapy
Accepting and reflecting on emotions has a positive effect on people who are in therapy.
People That Are Abused by Their Family Members Need Specialized Treatments to Cope with Their Trauma
People who have experienced abuse by a family member have a hard time confronting these experiences in the future. Effective therapy requires the patient to bring up their painful experiences and also recognize that it was ...
Graduate Students Who Hold Themselves to High Standards Are More Prone to Depression Than Others
Academic perfectionists are more prone to major depression than others. Self-critical and 'needy' personality types are at risk for experiencing recurring bouts of major depression.
Motivational Interviewing (MI) May Help People Who Worry Excessively
Motivational Interviewing (MI), when administered prior to Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT), may help reduce worry in people, especially severe cases.
Income-Assisted Single Mothers and Their Experiences with PTSD
The impact of trauma on the PTSD of income-assisted single mothers is not lessened depending on their area of residence. Instead, their experiences differ according to where they live.
The Silver Lining of Heart Disease: What Type of Patients Will Be More Likely to Experience It?
After successfully coping with a life threatening event, people tend to look at the brighter side of life.