Tag Archive: therapy

Anatomy of Movies and Marriage (Episode 176)

couples therapy

Could watching movies with your spouse replace couples therapy? Doctors Brian and Giuseppe talk about recent research.

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Psychotherapy to address homelessness?

Dr. McGuire of the University of Southhampton recently indicated that the majority of people in the homelessness community lack the psychological and practical skills necessary to live independently and hold down¬†work or an occupation in the long term.¬† Frequently they turn to drugs and alcohol to cope with their difficulties as well as struggles with…

Antidepressants without therapy

A recent report by the research firm Thomson Reuters suggests that at least half of children and adolescents who are prescribed antidepressants are not receiving other forms of therapy. Researchers examined 6.8 million insurance claims for antidepressant medication, and found that only about 40% of those also submitted claims for other forms of therapy. Although…

Therapy with kids: What works?

A research review conducted by the Task Force on Community Preventative Services was published in the September 2008 issue of the Journal of Preventative Medicine. The authors investigated the effectiveness of various therapies in the treatment of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) in children and adolescents. One therapeutic method stood out. Cognitive-behavioural therapy (CBT), which involves…

FA026 – Anatomy of Psychotherapy

Doctors Brian and Giuseppe talk about the process of psychotherapy, choosing a therapist, and common therapeutic schools of thought. Listen here: [Audio clip: view full post to listen] … or get your free subscription in iTunes. If you use iTunes, you can leave a review! Leave us a comment, or you can e-mail suggestions or…

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Questions about your kids' mental health?

A survey conducted by the National Center for Health Statistics in the U.S. found that 15% of parents questioned school staff or medical professionals about their kids’ behavioural and emotional adjustment, with parents of boys almost twice as likely to question their sons’ adjustment than girls’ parents. Boys were also twice as likely as girls…