Young people who engage in “dual-harm” behaviour appear to have difficulties in self-control and are immersed in violence from a young age, a study has found. A treatment- rather than punishment-oriented approach is recommended to meet these individuals’ needs.
Home-delivered attentional bias modification (HD-ADM) training, delivered via a smartphone, effectively improves attention control, executive control and attention bias index (ABI) in individuals with generalized anxiety disorder (GAD), according to a recent study.
While most psychological and pharmacological interventions appear to be effective for treating bulimia nervosa, cognitive behavioural therapy should be the treatment of choice, according to a meta-analysis.
Among advanced cancer patients, engagement and satisfaction with acceptance-and-commitment therapy (ACT) appears to be high, according to a new study, which also reports the feasibility of a subsequent trial comparing ACT with talking controls.