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Category: Treatment

The Placebo Effect…

A review of the literature on the two main models of the placebo effect: expectancy theory and classical conditioning. Interestingly, the reviewed literature suggests that classical conditioning procedures are one shaping factor but that […]

Effectiveness of Psychoanalysis…

A study (2015) examining the effectiveness of psychoanalytic psychotherapy. The study used the random control trial model to examine the treatment of a cohort of patients diagnosed with long-standing major depression and […]

Schizophrenia and Medication…

Schizophrenia is considered to be a lifelong condition, requiring long-term treatment and rehabilitation and long-term use of antipsychotic medication. A new long-term study has revealed the effects of lifetime exposure to several medications […]

Effective Treatment of Eating Disorders…

A study based on 1,428 patients with an eating disorders (subjects were diagnosed with anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, or an eating disorder not otherwise specified) and treated at 6 clinics. The patients […]