Malade chronique

 

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 […]

Osteopathy prevents chronic back pain

  A clinical trial evaluates the effectiveness of osteopathy on the prevention of chronic back pain in people at risk. A randomized controlled trial of English Williams and colleagues, published in the journal Family Practice in 2003, evaluates the effectiveness of osteopathy to reduce acute and subacute back pain over a period of two months. […]

Efficacy of electrical stimulation in rehabilitation of stroke

Efficacy of electrical stimulation in rehabilitation of stroke Stein Brazilian a meta-analysis et al published in the journal Stroke 2015 evaluates, based on 29 trials, the efficiency of electrostimulation combined or not with other types of therapies on muscle spasticity after cerebrovascular accident (CVA). The results show that patients who followed a program electrostimulation improves […]

Efficacy of dietary supplement based on Garcinia on weight loss

  A meta-analysis evaluating the efficacy of Garcinia extract to reduce body weight of overweight or obese. An English meta-analysis of Onakpoya and colleagues published in the Journal of Obesity in 2011 assessed on the basis of 12 clinical trials, the efficacy of Garcinia on reducing body weight of adults overweight or obese. The meta-analysis […]

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 […]

The optimal dose of physical activity during chemotherapy

A clinical trial comparing three intensity physical activity programs and different modality from women with breast cancer and treated with chemotherapy. A Canadian randomized controlled trial of Courneya and colleagues published in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute in 2013, compared the effectiveness of three physical activity programs on physical functioning, fatigue, physical condition […]

Prevent relapse of depression through mindfulness

  A clinical trial evaluating the efficacy of psychotherapy based on mindfulness to prevent relapses and recurrences of depression. An English randomized controlled trial of Kuyken and colleagues, published in the Lancet in 2015 compares the efficacy after two years of a mindfulness-based cognitive therapy over antidepressants on relapse prevention and recurrence in people with […]

All physical activities are not equal during chemotherapy

  A clinical trial comparing the effectiveness of two types of physical activity programs on fitness, fatigue, quality of life and the rate of implementation of the programmed chemotherapy in patients treated for breast cancer or colon. A Dutch randomized controlled trial of van Waart and his colleagues, published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology […]

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 […]