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Dialectical Behavior Therapy for Adolescents With Bipolar Disorder 1 credit

Results from a Pilot Randomized Trial

Pilot study of treatment for adolescents with bipolar disorder receiving dialectical behavior therapy versus treatment as usual. Study measured changes in mania, depression, suicidal ideation, suicide attempts, and non-suicidal self-injury....  Read More

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In Making Sense of People, leading neuroscientist and psychiatrist Samuel Barondes, M.D. provides a scientific framework and specific tools to understand and assess personality characteristics such as extraversion, agreeableness, conscientiousness,...  Read More

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The objective of the study discussed in this article is to assess the prevalence and secular trends of long-term use of stimulants and opioids among adults with ADHD by assessing...  Read More

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Friedreich ataxia is a progressive neurodegenerative disorder characterized by symptoms such as progressive gait and limb ataxia, weakness, reflex and deep sensory loss, and skeletal deformations. Although depression is well...  Read More

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One of the commonly cited barriers to mental health treatment for veterans is distrust. Concerns regarding career impact is frequently reported by veterans. The author of this article posits an...  Read More

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The underlying mechanisms of suicidal ideation among former prisoners of war have rarely been investigated. The present study examined a hypothetical sequential model in which the interplay between war captivity...  Read More

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More than 450,000 women veterans used Veterans Health Administration (VHA) services during 2015 alone. Despite effort to improve care for women veterans, many disparities still exist. Of particular concern are...  Read More

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The negative consequences of traumatic experiences are well documented in the literature and includes such difficulties as PTSD, substance abuse, premature mortality, and suicidality. An emerging area of research as...  Read More

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As discussed in the article, wellbeing is a broad concept encompassing positive functioning and mental health, and has been associated with a variety of positive outcomes. The present study examines...  Read More

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The author asserts that one humanistic cognitive-behavioral approach with increasing attention in sport psychology literature is that of Albert Ellis’ (1957) Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy. Like other cognitive behavioral interventions,...  Read More

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The interventions based on the Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Program and Mindfulness-based Cognitive Therapy are emerging as some of the most evidence-based approaches to helping clients struggling with mental health concerns...  Read More

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Bipolar disorder is a major mood disorder characterized by recurrent episodes of depression and and mania/hypomania, and is typically associated with functional impairment. Treatment for this— and other conditions— are...  Read More

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In addition to possible exposure to traumatic events (e.g., combat), service members typically experience repeated disruption of social connections because of the frequency of their deployments. These disrupted connections, and...  Read More

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Psychotherapy has been proven to be an effective treatment for a variety of mood disorders, including depression and bipolar disorder. Evidence based therapies include such interventions as cognitive behavioral therapy,...  Read More

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This article describes the diagnostic evolution of Autism Spectrum Disorders, with particular emphasis regarding its presentation in adults. With this summary in mind, the article then describes a model of...  Read More

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This course contains two separate articles. The first, “Telemental Health Care: An Effective Alternative to Conventional Mental Care,” is a systematic review, using high quality research articles on the applications,...  Read More

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In this presentation, which is a follow-up to the presentation Psychiatric Advance Directives (PADs), Patricia Siebert and Marie Verna continue to explore best practices for developing psychiatric advance directives (PADs)....  Read More

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In this presentation, Patricia Siebert and Marie Verna discuss psychiatric advance directives (PADs) and what practitioners and people using services need to know about them. Discussion includes the evolution and...  Read More

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Considerable research has focused on cognitive performance characteristics which can best discriminate healthy aging from the earliest stages of Alzheimer disease. Of increasing importance is the identification of potential biomarkers...  Read More

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DoD/VA Clinical Practice Guidelines (CPGs) identify Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT) as one of two first-line treatment modalities for Veterans diagnosed with PTSD. Utilizing illustrative case examples, this article examines treatment...  Read More

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