Six-Month Follow-Up of Recovery-Oriented Cognitive Therapy for Low-Functioning Individuals With Schizophrenia…

A study examining six-month follow-up results and the impact of length of illness on treatment outcomes of recovery-oriented cognitive therapy. Recovery-oriented cognitive therapy (CT-R), a hands-on, active approach that focuses on life aspirations, successful goal achievement, and development of resiliency in the face of stressful symptoms and life events. Overall, this method helps promote positive... Continue Reading →

Sleep Management Toolkit…

A booklet designed to help you feel less anxious and more in control of your sleep. The booklet aims to help you manage your sleep barriers that may be getting in the way of your ability to lead a happier life. Some of you may probably benefit from learning some skills and techniques that can help you improve your sleep. Link to booklet:... Continue Reading →

Did You Know… #40

Evidence shows that Cognitive Behavioural Therapy is strongly supported as a therapy for most of the psychological disorders in adults according to a report by Roth and Fonagy (2005). Reference: Roth, A. and Fonagy, P. (2005). What works for whom? (2nd Edition). New York: Guilford Press.

Prevalence of ADHD…

The worldwide prevalence estimates of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)  and hyperkinetic disorder (HD) are highly diverse. Considering that the reasons for this discrepancy remain poorly understood, this study aimed to determine the possible causes of the varied worldwide estimates of the disorder and to compute its worldwide-pooled prevalence. In doing so, the literature search generated 9,105 records,... Continue Reading →

AVATAR therapy for auditory verbal hallucinations in people with psychosis…

AVATAR therapy represents a new approach in which people who hear voices have a dialogue with a digital representation of their presumed persecutor, voiced by the therapist. The avatar responds by becoming less hostile and concedes power over the course of therapy making individuals with psychotic conditions and experiencing persistent auditory verbal hallucinations better able to deal with their hallucinations. The research trail... Continue Reading →

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