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EMDR and CBT for Cancer Patients: Comparative Study of Effects on PTSD, Anxiety, and Depression
- Liuva Capezzani, L. Ostacoli, T. Cantelmi
- PsychologyJournal of EMDR Practice and Research
- 1 August 2013
This pilot study examined the efficacy of eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) treatment compared with cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) in treating posttraumatic stress disorder…
Treating Post-traumatic Stress Disorder in Patients with Multiple Sclerosis: A Randomized Controlled Trial Comparing the Efficacy of Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing and Relaxation…
It is suggested that it is essential that PTSD symptoms are detected and that brief and cost-effective interventions to reduce PTSD and associated psychological symptoms are offered to patients, in order to help them to reduce the psychological burden associated with their neurological condition.
Presence and Significant Determinants of Cognitive Impairment in a Large Sample of Patients with Multiple Sclerosis
The results corroborate the evidence about the presence and the nature of cognitive impairment in a large sample of patients with MS and identify significant clinical and demographic determinants of cognitive impaired patients for the first time.
Psychosocial factors associated with postpartum psychological distress during the Covid-19 pandemic: a cross-sectional study
A high prevalence of postpartum depressive and PTSS in women who gave birth during the Covid-19 pandemic was reported and postnatal psychological distress seemed to be associated more with the prenatal experience and other individual factors than with the pandemic hospital restrictions.
Comparison of experienced burnout symptoms in specialist oncology nurses working in hospital oncology units or in hospices
- L. Ostacoli, M. Cavallo, P. Furlan
- Psychology, MedicinePalliative and Supportive Care
- 28 September 2010
Findings help to clarify the differential contributions of institutional and individual factors to burn out symptoms in specialist oncology nurses, and corroborate the need for interventions to contain nurses' burnout symptoms.
Restless legs syndrome and its relationship with anxiety, depression, and quality of life in cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy
The prevalence of RLS in cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy is 18.3%, about double of that expected in the general population and may improve quality of life and overall health outcomes in these patients.
The Effectiveness of a Body-Affective Mindfulness Intervention for Multiple Sclerosis Patients with Depressive Symptoms: A Randomized Controlled Clinical Trial
These results provide methodologically robust evidence that in multiple sclerosis patients with depressive symptoms mindfulness interventions improve symptoms of depression and anxiety and perceived stress, modulate illness representation and enhance quality of life and that the benefits are maintained for at least 6 months.
Prevalence and Significant Determinants of Post-traumatic Stress Disorder in a Large Sample of Patients with Multiple Sclerosis
An investigation of the prevalence of PTSD in multiple sclerosis patients, and identification of significant determinants of PTSD; the role played by the levels of education, anxiety and depression has been discussed.
Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing as an Adjunctive Treatment of Unipolar Depression: A Controlled Study
Depression is a severe mental disorder that challenges mental health systems worldwide. About 30% of treated patients do not experience a full remission after treatment, and more than 75% of patients…