Cynthia M. Stuhlmiller

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Cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) is the most effective nonpharmacological treatment for almost all mental disorders, especially anxiety and depression. The treatment is time limited, encourages self-help skills, is problem focused, is inductive, and requires that individuals develop and practice skills in their own environment through homework. However,(More)
1. Post-traumatic stress disorder and seasonal affective disorder represent two diagnostic entities that have gained tremendous popularity and have, at the same time, obscured the fact that humans have somehow managed to endure hardship for millennia without "treatment." 2. Nurses stand in the midst of two traditions, one of supporting reliance on medical(More)
Approaches using self-help have proved successful at treating a range of mental and physical conditions. Guidance by a trained worker enhances the effects of self-help materials, in particular those based on Cognitive-Behavior Therapy. In the United Kingdom, the Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT) program was introduced to provide better(More)
BACKGROUND The University of New England (UNE), Australia decided to develop innovative placement opportunities for its increasing numbers of nursing students. Extensive community and stakeholder consultation determined that a community centre in rural New South Wales was the welcomed site of the student-led clinic because it fit the goals of the project-to(More)
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