Several pharmacologic interventions, including cannabinoids and selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs), do not appear to be effective in the treatment of cannabis use disorder (CUD), a study has shown.
In the treatment of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) and trauma-focused cognitive behavioural therapy (TF-CBT) appear to be most effective at reducing symptoms and increasing remission rates as well as sustaining symptom improvements after therapy has ended, according to the results of a meta-analysis.
Women with successful weight loss can maintain their weight with the help of cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT), with corresponding continuation of reduced energy intake and doing more physical activities which may be beneficial in the long term, a recent study has shown.
Recruitment of neural circuitry, which translates taste stimulation to motivated eating behaviour when a person is hungry, appears to facilitate food avoidance and extended episodes of extremely restricted food intake when reduced in individuals with anorexia nervosa, according to a study.
Postmenopausal women are likely to have slightly higher depressive symptoms relative to their premenopausal counterparts, although the association between menopause and mental well-being varies with the level of physical activity (PA), a study has shown.
Researchers in Singapore have synthesized in a recent review several psychological responses seen across infectious disease outbreaks in the past, including anxiety, depression, loss, stigmatization, isolation and cognitive restructuring.
Post hoc analyses of the LIBERTY AD SOLO 1 & 2* and ADOL** trials demonstrated significant reductions in pruritus, anxiety, and depression with dupilumab in adults and adolescents with moderate-to-severe atopic dermatitis (AD).