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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 […]

Physical activity: therapeutic role in schizophrenia?

  A meta-analysis indicates benefits on mental health and well-being practiced regularly in people with schizophrenia physical activity. A meta-analysis of Gorczynski and Faulkner published in the journal Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2010 shows psychological benefits of regular physical activity in people with schizophrenia from three randomized controlled trials. The authors encourage research on […]

A disease management program reduces the risk of new diseases

A clinical trial proves the efficacy of a disease management program in the reduction of comorbidities in patients taking psychotropic drugs. A US randomized controlled trial of Green and colleagues, published in the American Journal of Psychiatry in 2015, evaluates the efficacy of a therapeutic education program for six months on weight loss and reduced risk of […]

Role of Complementary Medicines according to the French Academy of Medicine

  The French Academy of Medicine published a report in 2013 on the usefulness of acupuncture, osteopathy, chiropractic, hypnosis and Tai Chi. The report by Bontoux and colleagues, published by the National Academy of Medicine in 2013, analyzes the clinical value of four techniques: acupuncture, manual medicine (osteopathy and chiropractic), hypnosis and Tai Chi. The […]

Defining Placebo

  Etymology The term “placebo is a Latin word meaning “I shall please.” In medicine, it implies “I shall please the one who asks me to prescribe a treatment.” Definition Placebo A placebo is a therapeutic measure of zero or low intrinsic efficacy with no logical connection with the disease. It is designed to let […]

Defining Chronic Diseases

The World Health Organization (WHO) was among the first to alert the public authorities of a growing phenomenon in all countries, developed and developing, chronic disease. These diseases cover a very broad class of health problems that can appear seemingly disparate. “Communicable diseases (HIV / AIDS) and non-communicable (cardiovascular diseases, cancer and diabetes) persistent, certain […]