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Scrupulosity: Where OCD Meets Religion, Faith, and Belief

Scrupulosity: Where OCD Meets Religion, Faith, and Belief Please take a minute and read the following article from the OCD Center of Los Angeles.  Many people probably have the notion that Obsessive Compulsion Disorder (OCD) is a somewhat harmless psychological problem that involves nothing worse than washing your hands a lot.  A somewhat more debilitating version of OCD was featured on the show “Monk” that starred Tony Shalhoub as the eponymous title character.  In the show, Adrian Monk is a b...
Tags: Religion, Uncategorized, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Jesus, Christ, Mike, Ecclesiastes, CBT, Tony Shalhoub, Adrian Monk, Klasie Kraalogies

Internet-Based Cognitive Behavioral Therapy in Stepped Care for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: Randomized Noninferiority Trial

Background: Internet-based cognitive behavioral therapy (I-CBT) leads to a reduction of fatigue severity and disability in adults with chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS). However, not all patients profit and it remains unclear how I-CBT is best embedded in the care of CFS patients. Objective: This study aimed to compare the efficacy of stepped care, using therapist-assisted I-CBT, followed by face-to-face (f2f) cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) when needed, with f2f CBT (treatment as usual [TAU]) o...
Tags: Health, CBT

OCD and Autism

I have written before about atypical presentations of obsessive-compulsive disorder in children , where I discuss how the symptoms of OCD are sometimes confused with autism, schizophrenia, and even Bipolar Disorder. I’ve also written about how diagnosing these various conditions can be difficult, as symptoms of each one often overlap. Sometimes it is easy to forget that we are talking about a whole person’s state of being, not just a specific diagnosis. No doubt people have manifested sy...
Tags: Psychology, Research, ERP, Anxiety, Autism, Autism Spectrum, Denmark, OCD, Obsessions, Children And Teens, Dan, CBT, Compulsions, Baltimore Maryland, Kennedy Krieger Institute, Roma Vasa

AbleTo buys VC-backed Joyable

AbleTo Inc, a provider of virtual behavioral health care, has acquired Joyable, an app-based digital therapy company. No financial terms were disclosed. Joyable was backed by Thrive Capital and Harrison Metal. PRESS RELEASE NEW YORK, March 6, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — AbleTo, Inc., a leading provider of virtual behavioral health care proven to improve clinical outcomes and lower health care costs, today announced that it has acquired Joyable, an app-based digital therapy innovator. The acquisition str...
Tags: New York, Trends, Healthcare, M&a, CBT, HOFER, Mental Health America, AbleTo Inc, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy CBT, Joyable, Harrison Metal PRESS, Trip Hofer, Joyable Co, Peter Shalek, Shalek, About AbleTo Inc AbleTo Inc

The doctor who prescribed the meaning of life to his patients

Not having a meaningful life can be dreadful, and one psychologist thought it was the root cause of many neuroses.His ideas became Logotherapy, which focuses on the need for a meaningful life and has shown success in many areas.Many studies agree that leading a meaningful life has tangible benefits and lacking meaning can lead to problems. Many people struggle with the question of what the meaning of life their life is. The dread that can accompany meaninglessness is well known, but where to tur...
Tags: Psychology, Mental Health, Depression, Creativity, Medical Research, Innovation, Mind, CBT, Rollo May, Frankl, Viktor Frankl, Logotherapy

Mental health startup Lantern will continue to live through IP licensing deals

After winding down its consumer-oriented operations last July, mental health startup Lantern has partnered with larger mental health providers to license its IP. In addition to licensing its IP to Omada Health, Lantern has licensed its tech to Spring Health, and two others. Spring Health, which offers mental health benefits for large employers, provides personalized, clinically proven approaches to mental health care for employees. But Spring Health has always wanted to integrate digit...
Tags: Health, Startups, TC, Tech, Mental Health, Lantern, Exit, Koh, CBT, Foung, Omada Health, Spring Health, Alejandro Foung, Omada Health Lantern, TechCrunch Spring Health, Adrian James

Consumer-focused healthcare can save lives by focusing on changing behavior

Vijay Pande Contributor Share on Twitter Vijay Pande, PhD, is a general partner at Andreessen Horowitz, as well as an Adjunct Professor of Bioengineering at Stanford University, where he continues to advise the Pande Lab -- focused on tackling challenging problems in chemical biology, biophysics, and biomedicine. Everything we do in the $3 trillion healthcare market today only affects 10% of outcomes to premature death. You rea...
Tags: Psychology, Amazon, Column, Articles, Tech, E-commerce, Diabetes, Disease, Machine Learning, Behavior, Andreessen Horowitz, Stanford University, CBT, Behaviorism

How to travel the Silk Road

Crossing Central Asia overland is undoubtedly faster and less eventful today than it was for sixth-century merchants looking to exchange weapons for spices, but if you’re planning to set out for a transcontinental journey of this kind, it will nevertheless be epic. With modern(ish) methods of transportation available and a relatively calm situation in most countries along the way, traveling the 5,000-mile route connecting east and west is mostly a matter of patience. What is the Silk Road? ...
Tags: Travel, Silk Road, Asia, Europe, Greece, North Korea, China, Russia, India, Africa, Georgia, European Union, Turkey, Iran, Beijing, Unesco

California’s prisons do a lousy job of rehabilitating

While the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation has steadily expanded rehabilitative funding over the past few years, the department has unfortunately not done enough to make sure its programs are actually working, reports the state auditor. A summary of the report, released last week, plainly states the broader set of problems: “Several poor administrative practices have hindered reductions in recidivism and denied inmates access to in‑prison rehabilitation programs.” Such a s...
Tags: California, Opinion, Sport, Soccer, United States, Editorials, Gavin Newsom, Legislature, CBT, CDCR, TSA GOP

What is cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT)?

From Medical News Today on 09/25/19 by Kathleen Davis, FNP "Cognitive behavioral therapy, or CBT, is a short-term therapy technique that can help people find new ways to behave by changing their thought patterns. Engaging with CBT can help people reduce stress, cope with complicated relationships, deal with grief, and face many other common life challenges. CBT works on the basis that the way we think and interpret life's events affects how we behave and, ultimately, how we feel. Stu...
Tags: Health, Infertility, CBT, David G Markham, Kathleen Davis

New adaptive treatment strategy increases the benefits of Internet-delivered CBT

Scientists at Karolinska Institutet have experimented with a new adaptive treatment strategy for Internet-delivered cognitive behavioral therapy that identifies patients within the first month who face a major risk of treatment failure.
Tags: Health, Karolinska Institutet, CBT

New strategy expands the benefits of Internet-delivered CBT

Scientists at Karolinska Institutet in Sweden have experimented with a new adaptive treatment strategy for Internet-delivered cognitive behavioural therapy (ICBT) that identifies patients within the first month who face a major risk of treatment failure. Published in the scientific journal American Journal of Psychiatry, the results also suggest that such patients may nevertheless benefit if their treatment is adjusted to accommodate their specific needs and challenges.
Tags: Science, Sweden, Karolinska Institutet, CBT, American Journal of Psychiatry

What are cognitive distortions in CBT( Cognitive Behavioral Therapy)

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy or CBT is one of the strategies of psychotherapy which is often studied and sometimes referred to as "research based."In general, when psychotherapy outcomes are studied, psychotherapy which applies some of the ideas of cognitive behavioral therapy, it is found that CBT gets good results usually as good, if not better, than psychotropic medications.One of the significant ideas of CBT is what are called "cognitive distortions." Cognitive distortions are very common an...
Tags: Health, Infertility, CBT, David G Markham

What are cognitive distortions in CBT( Cognitive Behavioral Therapy)

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy or CBT is one of the strategies of psychotherapy which is often studied and sometimes referred to as "research based."In general, when psychotherapy outcomes are studied, psychotherapy which applies some of the ideas of cognitive behavioral therapy, it is found that CBT gets good results usually as good, if not better, than psychotropic medications.One of the significant ideas of CBT is what are called "cognitive distortions." Cognitive distortions are very common an...
Tags: Health, Infertility, CBT, David G Markham

Anxiety About Therapy

About 5 years ago, I started seeing a therapist weekly to do CBT for my lifelong anxiety. However, my anxiety quickly latched onto the therapy itself. I found myself worrying constantly about what the therapist thought of me and whether I was doing therapy wrong. Going to sessions became a major anxiety-inducing experience, and everything the therapist said felt like criticism. I eventually worked up the courage to talk to the therapist about the issue. She said she understood. We discussed it s...
Tags: Psychology, General, Anxiety, Therapy, Medication related questions, Personality, Phobia, CBT

Therapist Credentials Needed for Social Anxiety

I have developed anxiety around my forays into the public. As a child I withdrew from social situations because I couldn’t tolerate my sexual thoughts. This stunted my social development. Now, as an adult trying to correct the problem I feel that I am under extra scrutiny by others. How important is it for me to have a therapist who specializes in social anxiety disorder? Specialization is important to the extent that it is necessary and I am not certain it is necessary in this case. Social anxi...
Tags: Anxiety, Therapy, Social Anxiety, CBT, Anxiety Disorders

A Week In Amsterdam On A $55,542 Salary

Welcome toMoney Diaries , where we're tackling what might be the last taboo facing modern working women: money. We're asking millennials how they spend their hard-earned money during a seven-day period — and we're tracking every last dollar.Women over age 45: We want to read your Money Diaries! Submit here.Today: a digital planner working in advertising who makes $55,542 per year and spends some of her money this week on fries with mayo.Occupation: Digital PlannerIndustry: AdvertisingAge: 32Loc...
Tags: Google, Europe, Fashion, Music, Amsterdam, Harry Potter, States, Zara, Golden Globes, Mariah Carey, Jay, Venmo, Winnie, Don, Gollum, Lizzie McGuire

Our Offbeat Travel List: 11 Destinations You’re Not Considering…But Should

There is certainly no shortage of “Hot Travel Destinations” or “Best Places to Visit in 2019” lists circulating these days. But, we find that most of these lists include many of the usual or well-known travel destinations. As we field questions about our own favorite destinations, most memorable experiences and where we recommend people to travel, we thought we’d add a twist to the traditional travel destination lists and share some unusual, lesser-known or unconventional destinations that might...
Tags: Travel, Europe, Africa, Georgia, Turkey, Iran, Colombia, Afghanistan, Unesco, Pakistan, United Kingdom, Kyrgyzstan, Ethiopia, Bangladesh, Miami, South America

Podcast: How to Make the Transition to Adulthood Easier

 The transition from youth to adult is a difficult one for most people, filled with unexpected events and changes that we are ill-prepared for. Many find themselves seriously lacking not only the life skills needed, but also the psychological and emotional tools that would make this huge change easier. Our guest this week explains how we can use mindfulness to develop these tools and make adulting much less intimidating. Subscribe to Our Show! And Reme...
Tags: Psychology, General, Students, Wales, Los Angeles, Transition, Mindfulness, Ucla, Eta, Vincent, Gabe Howard, Don, Vince, Johnny, Gabe, Vin

A Silicon Valley startup that pioneered a new way to fight diabetes is tackling depression after its CEO noticed a disturbing trend

Silicon Valley digital health startup Omada told Business Insider that it's expanding beyond treating obesity-related diseases like diabetes into depression and anxiety. The move, which was officially announced on Monday, includes a partnership with mental health startup Lantern to offer customers cognitive behavioral therapy, or CBT. Omada has prominent backers including Andreessen Horowitz and Cigna, and rose to prominence as employers like Costco and health plans like Kaiser began offering ...
Tags: Kaiser Permanente, Stanford, Trends, Cigna, Kaiser, Silicon Valley, Andreessen Horowitz, Costco, Mediterranean, Sean Duffy, Duffy, CBT, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention And, Omada Health, Virta, Virta Health

Feelings Dependent on Responses to Messages

I’ve been having problems lately controlling my patience and emotions over whether or not someone replies to my text messages/emails. All started a few months ago I was catching up with a friend over text. As she had recent success with relationships, while I have been struggling with interpersonal relationships in recent times, I reached out to ask her opinion over what positive qualities she saw in me, as I’ve done with my close friends and family to combat my self-esteem problems, because she...
Tags: Psychology, General, Communication, Depression, Anxiety, Self-esteem, Resilience, Social Anxiety, Impatience, Text Messaging, Unstable Relationships, CBT

Should You Ditch Your Therapist for an App to Treat Depression?

Today, when it’s becoming harder and more expensive to see a therapist face-to-face, people are looking for alternatives. I don’t blame them. More and more therapists are ditching accepting health insurance for payment, because companies continuously put up barriers to receiving payment. The payments themselves can be incredibly low, making it difficult for many therapists to make a decent living. This has driven up the cost of therapy to consumers, all the while making it more difficult to acce...
Tags: Psychology, General, Research, Bower, Disorders, Self-help, Depression, Treatment, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, CBT, ICBT, Internet Therapy, Internet-based Cbt, Lorenzo Luaces, myCompass Black Dog Institute For, Karyotaki E Riper

Internet-Based Cognitive Behavioral Therapy With Real-Time Therapist Support via Videoconference for Patients With Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, Panic Disorder, and Social Anxiety Disorder: Pilot Single-Arm Trial

Background: Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) is the first-line treatment for adults with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), panic disorder (PD), and social anxiety disorder (SAD). Patients in rural areas can access CBT via the internet. The effectiveness of internet-delivered cognitive behavioral therapy (ICBT) has been consistently shown, but no clinical studies have demonstrated the feasibility of ICBT with real-time therapist support via videoconference for OCD, PD, and SAD at the same ti...
Tags: Health, Cohen, CBT, Yale Brown, ICBT, Liebowitz Social Anxiety Scale LSAS, Quality of Life the Patient Health

Treating COPD patients for anxiety using CBT reduces hospital visits and is cost-effective

Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) delivered by respiratory nurses is cost-effective and reduces anxiety symptoms in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) patients. Brief CBT sessions with respiratory nurses reduced feelings of anxiety for patients with COPD, and resulted in less frequent use of A&E and hospital services.
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What is “toxic” about anger?

The Oxford Word of the Year is a word or expression chosen to reflect the passing year in language. Every year, the Oxford Dictionaries team debates over a selection of candidates for Word of the Year, choosing the one that best captures the ethos, mood, or preoccupations of that particular year. The 2018 Oxford Word of the Year is: toxic.It is the sheer scope of the word’s application that has made toxic the stand-out choice for the Oxford Word of the Year. Here, psychology professor Ephrem Fer...
Tags: Books, Featured, Violent Behavior, Oxford Dictionaries, Word Of The Year, Health & Medicine, Toxic, CBT, Everson, Science & Medicine, Psychology & Neuroscience, Mental Disorders, Intermittent Explosive Disorder, WOTY, Aggressive Behavior, Mitch Lensink

Central Asia Travel: The Ultimate Guide and Resource

Travel in Central Asia, the little known and under-visited ‘stans along the Silk Road. What is there really to see and do? And is it safe to travel there? After spending over three months traveling overland through Central Asia (Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan, Tajikistan and Turkmenistan) we've answered these questions countless times. Our Central Asia Travel Ultimate Guide and Resource provides an overview to the region for those unfamiliar. Then it offers an extensive recommendations on w...
Tags: Travel, Google, Silk Road, Asia, China, Southeast Asia, India, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Kyrgyzstan, Azerbaijan, Muslim, Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan

OCD: When Obsessions Come True

As many people are aware, those with obsessive-compulsive disorder experience disturbing obsessions of all sorts, and they perform compulsions (mental and/or physical) to try to keep these obsessions from happening. While these compulsions might temporarily relieve the anxiety of those with OCD, in the long run they only serve to strengthen the disorder, and a vicious cycle ensues. It is important to note that people with OCD typically realize that performing their compulsions makes no se...
Tags: Psychology, ERP, Personal, OCD, Kathy, CBT, American Psychological Association APA

How Do I Get Over an Inferiority Complex?

From a teen in Malaysia: I’m Asian and grew up constantly being compared to other people, especially my sister, in terms of grades, achievements, sports and basically everything. The problem was that i bad at everything, even if i were average, it wasn’t good enough at all. My parents love me no doubt but having that constant judgement of disappointment gave me an inferiority complex where i constantly compare myself to other people. And if I didn’t do the best, doesn’t matter in what, i’ll beat...
Tags: Family, General, Bullying, Depression, Teen Issues, Malaysia, Self Worth, Self Esteem, Ralph Waldo Emerson, CBT, Inferiority Complex, Cognitive Restructuring

Cyber Five Frenzy: Test CBT and Look Beyond Google Shopping

Selling internationally and exploring additional comparison shopping engines (CSEs) will stretch your products' reach this holiday season. Click here for tips! [Author: Delisa Reavis]
Tags: Ecommerce, CBT, Delisa Reavis

Surprising New Pain Relief Methods

If you are one of the more than 100 million Americans suffering with chronic pain, you know how desperate you can get searching for relief. For constant or chronic pain, sometimes knowing that you can only get temporary relief from medications sits at the back of your brain and sets up pain anticipation. Shouldn’t there be a better way, an approach or approaches that don’t rely on pharmaceutical drugs to combat pain? According to new research, there are some new pain relief methods that ...
Tags: Psychology, Research, Mindfulness, Treatment, Nintendo, National Institutes of Health, Zurich, Chronic Pain, Mental Health And Wellness, Health-related, University of Sydney, CBT, Wake Forest University, MBSR, Freiburg Mindfulness Inventory, University of Wuerzburg Amsterdam