Benefits Of CBASP For Chronic Depression Fade After 2 Years

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The benefits of a specific psychotherapeutic approach may disappear after two years from the conclusion of the psychotherapy, a new study indicates. Evidence on the long-term efficacy of psychotherapeutic approaches for chronic depression is scarce. The goal of the trial was to evaluate the effects of the Cognitive Behavioral Analysis System of Psychotherapy (CBASP) compared …

Resveratrol Opens Door For New Treatments For Depression, Anxiety

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New research has revealed that the plant compound resveratrol, which is found in red wine, displays anti-stress effects by blocking the expression of an enzyme related to the control of stress in the brain, according to a University at Buffalo-led study. The findings shed light onto how resveratrol impacts neurological processes. According to the Anxiety …

Brains Work In Sync During Music Therapy

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The brains of a patient and therapist become synchronised during a music therapy session, a study from researchers at Anglia Ruskin University has demonstrated. The finding could improve future interactions between patients and therapists. This is the first music therapy study to use a procedure called hyperscanning, which records activity in two brains at the …

Hair Could Be The Key To Better Mental Illness Diagnosis In Teens

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It's possible that a lock of hair could one day aid in the diagnosis of depression and in efforts to monitor the effects of treatment, said the author of a new study examining cortisol levels in the hair of teens. Researchers looked for potential relationships between the concentration of the stress hormone cortisol in the …

Relationship Between Cesarean Section And Twins’ Psychological Development

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The type of delivery has an effect on twins' psychological development and intelligence, a research team of the University of Malaga (UMA) reports, demonstrating that cesarean section carries an independent risk in these multiple births. "Twins are very vulnerable, since their birth frequently ends prematurely and they often present pregnancy and labor complications. We have …

Emotional Arousal Multi-Sensory Code Enables Emotional Tone Expression

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A new Dartmouth University study finds that sounds, shapes, speech and body movements convey emotional arousal the same way across the senses. The findings reveal why almost anything can have an emotional tone, including art, architecture and music. For example, horror movie titles often have a spiky look while romance novel titles often have a …

Procrastination: Genetic, Anatomical And Functional Differences Sway Separately

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In women, the tendency toward procrastination is associated with a genetic predisposition towards a higher level of dopamine in the brain. Researchers from Ruhr-Universität Bochum and the Technical University of Dresden discovered this using genetic analyses and questionnaires. They were unable to identify this correlation in men. “The neurotransmitter dopamine has repeatedly been associated with …