Thursday, June 21, 2018
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Apps: supporting long-term adherence to medication

https://www.epmmagazine.com/news/smartphone-apps-could-help-solve-medication-adherence/ In cases of chronic diseases, long-term adherence to medication can be vital for successful treatment. However, the World Health Organisation (WHO) reports that only half of patients suffering from chronic diseases in developed countries adhere to treatment regimes. This figure is lower for developing countries. As a result there has been

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The Power Differential and Therapy

https://www.goodtherapy.org/blog/power-differential-why-it-matters-so-much-in-therapy-1009154 In the helping professions, the power differential has great value. Used wisely and appropriately, it creates a safe, well-boundaried, professional context for growth and healing. More specifically, when used ethically and effectively, the power differential offers people in therapy, students, supervisees, and patients some important assurances: Confidence in their caregiver’s

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Equine psychotherapy: horses become the metaphor for clients relationships

https://www.tallahassee.com/story/news/2018/03/17/equine-therapy-offers-healing-experience/405233002/ Dr. Corine Samwel decided five years ago to take her clinical psychology practice out to the pasture. She now specializes in equine psychotherapy and is certified with the Equine Assisted Growth and Learning Association. She is one of the only equine therapists in Tallahassee. Samwel has two horses on her

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Is Googling your therapist ok ?

https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/in-therapy/201803/is-it-ok-dig-your-therapists-history Therapists tend to keep their personal information personal for these reasons, and most of the time that works just fine. But sometimes clients find this awkward and uncomfortable, and the Internet provides a quick and simple way to find out more about them. Depending on the therapist, there could be

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Building a capacity to tolerate discomfort and uncertainty is key to change

https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/the-clarity/201802/the-courage-show 5. Building a capacity to tolerate discomfort and uncertainty is key to change. Uncertainty is difficult to tolerate so we have a natural tendency to create stories that help us feel certain and feel safe. It’s important to realize that these narratives aren’t necessarily correct. Scarcity, fear, and vulnerability motivate

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Treatment Options for Obsessive Behaviour

https://www.wsj.com/articles/think-youre-addicted-to-sex-here-are-treatment-options-1513615688 Sex therapists believe that problematic sexual behavior has many underlying causes (and is often a combination of several). It could be the symptom of a mental illness, such as bipolar disorder, anxiety or obsessive-compulsive disorder. Or it could arise from personality issues, such as a drive to seek risks. A

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#Psychotherapy #important #conditions #no #effective #pharmacotherapy

Psychotherapy is important because some conditions have no effective pharmacotherapy treatment available, medication can be contraindicated, and the patient may not want to take medication. Most importantly, most patients have social and interpersonal problems accompanying Axis I disorders either as the source of or the consequence of the illness, said

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#Uber #helps #mental #health #issues

Uber helps those with mental health issues – what are they left with now? http://google.com/newsstand/s/CBIwlOKQkDY http://www.independent.co.uk/voices/uber-ban-tfl-lifted-drivers-gig-economy-regulation-safety-mental-health-illness-wellbeing-depression-a7965796.html But my research suggests that Uber has been providing a valuable – and currently irreplaceable – service to those living with mental ill health. Anyone who’s suffered from depression knows the physical, mental and emotional strain of

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