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Psychotherapy is a non-pharmacological intervention (NPI) like any other

Lecture given at the AFPSA – SFPS workshop, October 13, Psychology Department, Université de Bordeaux titled “Enjeux et défis de l’évaluation des prises en charge non médicamenteuses: recherche et intervention auprès de groupes restreints” (French). It is readily admitted that the health benefit of psychotherapy or a health prevention program depends on the professional, the participant and the context. The […]

Utility to associate a method of rehabilitation and psychotherapy for treating back pain

A clinical trial evaluating the long-term benefit of a combined program of physical rehabilitation and behavioral psychotherapy compared to a single program in the treatment of back pain. A Swedish randomized controlled trial of Jensen and colleagues, published in the journal Pain in 2005, compared to 3 years of follow up the effectiveness of medical and behavioral […]

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 […]

Efficacy of Internet psychotherapy

  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 […]

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 post-traumatic stress disorder by EMDR

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 US randomized controlled trial of Van der Kolk and colleagues, published in the Journal of Clinical Psychiatry in 2007, for 6 months compares […]

Comparison of psychoeducational methods for children with attention disorders

  A clinical trial comparing the effectiveness of psychoeducational programs and Cogmed Paying careful in Class on school performance, concentration and mnemonic ability of children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADD / ADHD). A Dutch randomized controlled trial of Van der Donk and his collaborators, published in the journal Frontiers in Psychology in 2015, verifies […]

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 […]

The electronic cigarette help quit smoking

  A meta-analysis evaluates the effectiveness of e-cigarette to help addicts to reduce their tobacco consumption or stop smoking permanently. An English meta-analysis of McRobbie and colleagues published in the journal Cochrane Collaboration in 2014, acting on the basis of two randomized controlled trials, the effectiveness of electronic cigarettes to help smokers to reduce their […]

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 […]