Psychotherapy

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 …

Decoded neurofeedback to help instill confidence, reduce fear Read More »

Post-traumatic stress disorder treatment with Individual cognitive processing therapy found effective

Individual sessions of cognitive processing therapy (CPT) – a trauma-focused treatment that teaches patients more balanced thinking about traumatic events – were better at reducing the severity of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in active-duty military members, although group sessions also were effective, according to an article published online by JAMA Psychiatry. Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) …

Post-traumatic stress disorder treatment with Individual cognitive processing therapy found effective Read More »