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psychotherapy (and experience) change the brain by Laura Patient Expert Posted Thu 15 Sep 2011 2:08pm Many people think that if they accept the term "brain disorder" for eating disorders then they are saying that eating disorders are just built in, can't be changed, and would only respond to drug treatments. This is a common misunderstanding and leads to what strikes me as unnecessary static in the conversation. Calling anorexia, binge eatin ... Read on »
PsychoTherapy Networker & IITAP: From Isolation to Connections by Chuck Medical Doctor Posted Tue 16 Sep 2008 4:56am Two Meetings, both with similar themes and with many innovative new directions: International Institute for Trauma and Addiction Professionalsin Scottsdale - hosted by recovery luminary and international  addiction expert Pat Carnes PhD, and  his remarkable team, and - Psychotherapy Networker >3000 attendees at the Shoreham in DC - host ... Read on »
Psychotherapy reduces hospital admission for bipolar sufferers by GoToSee Healthy Living ProfessionalComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Fri 12 Dec 2008 1:20pm Bipolar disorder patients who receive group psychotherapy may be able to reduce their risk of hospital admissions for mood related episodes, according to the latest research from the US. Psychotherapy is an alternative medicine, complementary therapy and natural health method that can help with a variety of mental health problems. Psychothe ... Read on »
Diabetes management may be helped by psychotherapy by GoToSee Healthy Living ProfessionalComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Fri 21 Nov 2008 1:55pm People who are diagnosed with having type 1 diabetes and struggling to control it could find help in managing their condition by implementing psychotherapy techniques, according to the latest research from British researchers. Psychotherapy methods such as cognitive behaviour therapy (CBT) and motivational enhancement therapy could aid psycho ... Read on »
Effects of Psychotherapy and Psychopharmacology on Hippocampal Volume in Patients with Posttraumatic Stress Disorder by annhertel Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Sat 07 Nov 2009 10:01pm (Double click on any word for a definition from Answers.com) Authored by Ann Hertel Numerous magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) studies measuring the mass of limbic structures in patients with chronic non-remitting post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) have consistently reported smaller hippocampal (HPC) volumes (Davis, ... Read on »
What's In The News - Breast feeding, Sleep, Mental Health and Psychotherapy by just 4 families Patient Expert Posted Wed 13 Jan 2010 5:22am As parents it can be hard to know where to look when it comes to information. Sometimes it's information overload, at other times we miss out on important information because of that overload. Here are some of the important issues to parents along with some not so important but never-the-less interesting items. We know that breast feeding i ... Read on »
Dyadic Developmental Psychotherapy by AWeidman Posted Sat 27 Dec 2008 11:50am Dyadic Developmental Psychotherapy (DDP) is an evidence-based and effective form of treatment for children with complex trauma and disorders of attachment [1].   It is an evidence-based treatment, meaning that there has been empirical research published in peer-reviewed journals.   Craven & Lee (2006) determined that DDP is a supported and accept ... Read on »
Book review "Clinical Intuition in Psychotherapy: The Neurobiology of Embodied Response" by h2cm Posted Sun 15 Sep 2013 3:37pm Clinical intuition is something that in formal learning terms is intangible, but in practice is earned and relied upon as a gift of experience. When I first received this book from the author Terry Marks-Tarlow, leafing through I thought the emphasis was on the neurobiology presaging a rather technical read. The references to brain structures, ne ... Read on »
Depression: How Psychotherapy Helps People Recover From Depression by liping Posted Wed 09 Dec 2009 10:06pm Depression: How Psychotherapy Helps People Recover From Depression According to the National Institute of Mental Health, an estimated 14.8 million adult Americans suffer from major depressive disorder and another 3.3 million suffer from mild or chronic depression. Many do not even recognize that they have a condition that can be treated very effect ... Read on »
Psychotherapy May Help Teen Girls Avoid Obesity [Digg] by Cascia T. Posted Tue 19 Jan 2010 7:25am A psychotherapy program may work better than traditional health classes in preventing teenage girls at risk of obesity from becoming excessively fatter, researchers report.The program "focuses on improving interpersonal relationships by targeting the underlying social and interpersonal difficulties that influence individuals to Read on »