Tag: Psychotherapy

Innovation, Patient Experience

Patients believe in psychotherapy more when practitioners demonstrate warmth and competence

October 19, 2022

Via: ScienceDaily

Therapy is a collaborative process informed not just by a practitioner’s expertise but also by the patient’s expectations about that expertise and how likely they are to benefit from it. Research in Clinical Psychological Science suggests that therapists who demonstrate […]

Innovation, Research

Researchers warn about the ethical problems of virtual and augmented reality

April 27, 2020

Via: The Medical News

Research on virtual reality started in the eighties, but it is now that good quality is available to the public and it can become a mass consumer product soon. However, there is almost no scientific knowledge on the effects of […]

Innovation, Research

Do antidepressants work better than placebo?

July 18, 2019

Via: Medical News Today

In 2017, around 17.3 million adults in the United States experienced an episode of major depression. Alongside talking therapies such as psychotherapy, many people with depression take antidepressants. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), a 2011–2014 […]

Innovation, Med Tech

Telemedicine for treating substance use disorders remains underused, study shows

December 5, 2018

Via: The Medical News

Despite the enormous unmet need for treatment of substance use disorders and the promise of telemedicine to fill some of the gaps in care, the tool remains woefully underused, according to research led by investigators from the Blavatnik Institute at […]