For people with chronic pain, psychological interventions have been helpful.
Nicola Davies, PhD, suggests that a great deal of research is still required, but apps are certainly showing great promise as a means of enhancing treatment outcomes when used as an adjunct to therapy and medication.
Bipolar disorder is the fifth most common cause of disability in people with mental disorders.
While many treatments for substance use disorder are not evidence based, several evidence-based approaches have shown effectiveness in court-mandated treatment settings.
New tools and therapies are available for the approximately 6 million US adults with panic disorder.
Children and teens with chronic headache pain and suspected of having an underlying psychiatric condition should be screened for anxiety and depression.
Are You Confident of the Diagnosis? The term neurotic excoriations (NE) refers to a condition in which the patient picks at his or her own skin, and freely acknowledges that he or she is creating the lesions. NE is not to be confused with dermatitis artefacta, in which the lesions appear mysteriously and the patient…
Internet and gaming addiction is a serious issue for many children and teens and has been linked to ADHD, social anxiety and depression.