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Self-management of anxiety disorders in primary-care

  A clinical trial proves the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of a cognitive behavioral therapy over the Internet in people with social anxiety. A Swedish meta-analysis of Haug and his colleagues published in the journal Clinical Psychology Review in 2011 verifies the effectiveness of self-management in anxiety disorders. The results show that self-management is an important […]

Electronic home monitoring to prevent depression and anxiety for seniors

  One study does not prove effectiveness or cost / effectiveness of an electronic surveillance system for the prevention of depression and anxiety among seniors living in retirement homes specialist. A randomized controlled trial of Bosmans and colleagues published in the International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry in 2013 tested the benefits of an electronic monitoring […]

Meta-analysis: essential for NPIs practice

Meta-analysis, an indispensable tool for understanding the benefits and risks of non-pharmacological interventions. More than 100 million Europeans are using alternative medicines according to the 2012 CAMBrella survey. The popularity of these medicines is growing as evidenced by bestsellers, magazine covers, television report hearings and Internet consultations. They are accessible everywhere, in hospitals, in city […]

Treating stress by an essential oil

A clinical trial evaluating the efficacy of aromatherapy product based on Citrus aurantium on anxiety associated with childbirth. A randomized controlled trial of Iranian Namazi and colleagues, published in Iranian Red Crescent Medical Journal in 2014, evaluates the effectiveness of Citrus aurantium oil on anxiety of women during the first stage of labor compared to […]

Alleviate the symptoms of schizophrenia by the Therapeutic Garden

A meta-analysis evaluates the effectiveness of horticultural therapy and horticultural therapy for people with schizophrenia compared with standard care or other psychosocial interventions. A Chinese meta-analysis of Liu and colleagues published in the Cochrane Collaboration Review in 2014 examining the effectiveness of horticulture for people with schizophrenia compared to treatment and psychosocial interventions classic. The existence of […]

The self-administered acupressure would care for mood disorders

A clinical trial evaluating the efficacy of self-administered acupressure on anxiety and depression of Japanese youth. A Japanese randomized controlled trial randomized controlled trial of Horiuchi et al, published in the Global Journal of Health Science in 2015, evaluates the effectiveness of acupressure self-administered for two weeks on the mood of Japanese students state. The results demonstrate […]

Brief Psychotherapy Reduces Depression Associated with Breast Cancer

A clinical study evaluated the efficacy of the desensitization and reprogramming method by Eye Movement better known by its abbreviation EMDR to reduce the severity of symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder. A German randomized controlled trial of Beutel and colleagues, published in the Annals of Oncology journal in 2014, evaluates the effectiveness of a brief psychodynamic psychotherapy […]

The efficacy of auriculotherapy

INSERM has published in 2013 a report evaluating the therapeutic efficacy of auricular acupuncture The French Report by Gueguen and his colleagues, published by INSERM in 2013, analyzing the clinical benefit of acupuncture at ear level, otherwise known as auriculotherapy in several health disorders and diseases: smoking cessation or alcoholic, pain, dermatology, nausea or vomiting, preoperative […]

CBT better than Mindfulness to treat insomnia

  A clinical trial proves the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of a cognitive behavioral therapy over the Internet in people with social anxiety. A Swedish randomized controlled trial Hedman and colleagues, published in the journal Behaviour Research and Therapy in 2011, compares the effectiveness and economic impact of cognitive behavioral therapy over the Internet to a […]

Reduce depression in patients with lung cancer

  A clinical trial comparing the efficacy of an integrated treatment program for depression in patients with lung cancer compared with usual care. A randomized controlled trial of English Walker and colleagues published in The Lancet in 2014 testing the effectiveness of a program combining an antidepressant treatment and psychosocial support on the severity of depression […]