Cognitive-behavioral-therapy

Researchers propose video game therapy to improve mobility in stroke patients

Researchers at the Basque Center on Cognition, Brain and Language (BCBL) in San Sebastian and the London Imperial College have analyzed the architecture of brain injuries in stroke patients. Based on the findings researchers propose new therapy using video games for mobility problems. The study is published in the PNAS journal. According to the BCBL …

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Decoded neurofeedback to help instill confidence, reduce fear

A new technique of analyzing brain patterns appears to help people overcome fear and build self-confidence. The approach, developed by a UCLA-led team of neuroscientists, is described in two new papers, published in the journals Nature Communications and Nature Human Behaviour. Study subjects were conditioned to fear certain color patterns, but researchers found that small …

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Methylphenidate with cognitive behavioral therapy found helpful in traumatic brain injury patients

A combination of the stimulant drug methylphenidate with a process known as cognitive-behavioral rehabilitation is a promising option to help people who suffer from persistent cognitive problems following traumatic brain injury, researchers at Indiana University School of Medicine have reported. The study, believed to be the first to systematically compare the combination therapy to alternative …

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Sleep coach led cognitive behavioral therapy for insomnia proven effective in elderly patient population

Insomnia is the most common sleep problem in adults — as many as 30 percent to 50 percent of people report having trouble sleeping. For older adults, insomnia can often be chronic and is linked to other serious health conditions. Older adults who have difficulty sleeping are also at higher risk for depression, falls, stroke, …

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