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Cognitive behavioural therapy for health anxiety

A study of over 200 people has shown that a course of cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) can be more effective in treatment of health anxiety than other types of treatment. Researchers found that after a course of CBT, 14% of … Continue reading

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Mid-life stress ‘precedes dementia’

Research has shown that stress from events such as bereavement or divorce may increase the risk of women developing dementia decades later. The study found that of 800 women, those who had to cope with stressful events in their 30-50’s … Continue reading

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Self-help books on prescription

GPs will now be able to prescribe self-help books from the local library under a new scheme launched today. The Reading Well: Books on prescription scheme will allow GPs to direct people with conditions such as depression and anxiety to … Continue reading

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Drugs not best option for people at risk of psychosis, study warns

A study by five universities has shown that counselling and therapies are effective in treating psychotic experiences that can lead to conditions such as schizophrenia. It has been suggested that clinicians should be “extremely careful” about prescribing anti-psychotic medicine to … Continue reading

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Cognitive behavioural therapy helps menopause symptoms

A study has shown  that cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) can help women deal with symptoms of menopause, such as hot flashes, that many suffer after breast cancer treatment. Due to the nature of the cancer and the medication they must … Continue reading

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