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Cognitive training for attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder: Meta-analysis of clinical and neuropsychological outcomes from randomized controlled trials
OBJECTIVE: The authors performed meta-analyses of randomized controlled trials to examine the effects of cognitive training on attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) symptoms, neuropsychological deficits, and ...
A novel cognitive behaviour therapy for bipolar disorders (Think Effectively About Mood Swings or TEAMS): Study protocol for a randomized controlled trial
Background: Existing psychological therapies for bipolar disorders have been found to have mixed results, with a consensus that they provide a significant, but modest, effect on clinical outcomes. Typically, these approaches ...
Treatments for delusional disorder
BACKGROUND: Delusional disorder is commonly considered to be difficult to treat. Antipsychotic medications are frequently used and there is growing interest in a potential role for psychological therapies such as cognitive ...
The MRC command trial: Results of a multi-centre, randomised controlled trial of cognitive therapy to prevent harmful compliance with command hallucinations
Background: Acting on command hallucinations in psychosis can have serious consequences for self and others and is a major source of clinical and public concern. There are no evidence-based treatment options to reduce this ...
Is self-guided internet-based cognitive behavioural therapy (iCBT) harmful? An individual participant data meta-analysis
BACKGROUNDLittle is known about potential harmful effects as a consequence of self-guided internet-based cognitive behaviour therapy (iCBT), such as symptom deterioration rates. Thus, safety concerns remain and hamper the ...
Evaluating a specialist elective teaching module on cognitive analytic therapy for clinical psychology trainees
A specialist elective module on cognitive analytic therapy (CAT) was delivered to trainee clinical psychologists. The results of an evaluation of this teaching module are described and recommendations are made for future training.
Are acceptance and commitment therapy-based interventions effective for reducing burnout in direct-care staff? A systematic review and meta-analysis
Purpose Work-related stress amongst staff working in direct care roles in mental health and intellectual disability settings is associated with a range of problematic outcomes. There has been a proliferation of research ...
Evaluating a cognitive analytic therapy service; practice-based outcomes and comparisons with person-centred and cognitive-behavioural therapies
Objectives: Evaluations of the clinical effectiveness of cognitive analytic therapy (CAT) are scarce and therefore represent an urgent service and research need. This paper sought to evaluate a CAT service by profiling CAT ...
Fiction, poetry and mental health: Expressive and therapeutic uses of literature
People with experience as mental health clients, mental health nurses, writers and other professionals have used literature to benefit mental health service users in various ways. These include expressive writing, as well ...