- Mindfulness class helped women, but not men, overcome 'negative affect' April 24, 2017In a new study of a Brown University scholarly course on mindfulness that also included meditation labs, researchers found that the practice on average significantly helped women overcome "negative...
- Weighted blankets for anxiety: Uses and benefits April 21, 2017There are many ways to manage anxiety, including medication, lifestyle changes, and complementary therapies. Learn about how weighted blankets may help.
- Reduction of post-traumatic stress symptoms associated with noninvasive technology April 21, 2017A closed-loop acoustic stimulation brainwave technology significantly reduced symptoms in people suffering from post-traumatic stress in a small pilot study conducted at Wake Forest Baptist Medical...
- Study paints somber picture of US mental health status and access to care April 19, 2017More Americans than ever before suffer from serious psychological distress, and the country's ability to meet the growing demand for mental health services is rapidly eroding.
- FDA approves first drug to treat tardive dyskinesia April 12, 2017The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved Ingrezza (valbenazine) capsules to treat adults with tardive dyskinesia. This is the first drug approved by the FDA for this condition.
- Why green spaces are good for grey matter April 12, 2017Walking between busy urban environments and green spaces triggers changes in levels of excitement, engagement and frustration in the brain, a study of older people has found.
- New medication significantly decreases involuntary movement April 11, 2017Antipsychotic treatment can cause involuntary movements such as lip smacking, tongue protrusions and excessive eye blinking.
- Higher death rate among youth with first episode psychosis April 10, 2017A new study shows that young people experiencing first episode psychosis have a much higher death rate than previously thought.
- Research highlights need for responsible development of ketamine for severe depression April 6, 2017A new paper published in The Lancet Psychiatry sets out principles for responsibly testing innovative treatments for severe depression, based on treating more than 100 patients with approximately...
- Common antibiotic may help to prevent or treat PTSD April 5, 2017The common antibiotic doxycycline can disrupt the formation of negative associations in the brain, according to new research from UCL and the University of Zurich.
Tamara Auger, MA
Albuquerque Women's Counseling and Psychotherapy