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2013-09-25 10:27:28

Acupuncture or counseling, provided alongside usual care, could benefit patients with depression, according to a study by researchers at the University of York. The study, conducted by a team led by Dr Hugh MacPherson, of the Department of Health Sciences at York, found that in a primary care setting, combining acupuncture or counseling with usual care had some benefits after three months for patients with recurring depression. Published this week in PLOS Medicine, the study, which also...

2013-08-29 23:32:25

New, Updated Book by Jeffrey Guterman Offers Counselors and Therapists Innovative Solution-Focused Principles and Techniques (PRWEB) August 29, 2013 In the new, revised Second Edition of “Mastering the Art of Solution-Focused Counseling” (published by American Counseling Association), author, educator and world-renowned counselor Jeffrey Guterman updates his best-selling book to provide a comprehensive book for mental health. The most current trends in solution-focused counseling are...

2013-08-13 23:02:45

AudibleRx puts focus on patient education by offering over 200 Medication Specific Counseling Sessions, including the most commonly prescribed medications, in digital audio format. Santa Cruz, CA (PRWEB) August 13, 2013 Patients do not always receive the medication counseling they need from their pharmacist when they pick up their prescription at their busy pharmacy or receive their prescription in the mail. Owned and operated by a community pharmacist, AudibleRx is acutely aware of all...

2013-05-29 09:34:06

Treatments for depression that don't involve antidepressant drugs but rather focus on different forms of talking therapy (referred to as psychotherapeutic interventions) are all beneficial, with no one form of therapy being better than the others, according to a study by international researchers published in this week's PLOS Medicine. These findings are important as they suggest that patients with depression should discuss different forms of non-drug therapy with their doctors and explore...

2013-05-14 23:29:47

Today, MyPsych unveils MyPsychTES.com, the Therapy End System for therapists and counselors, enabling counseling to be more effective, efficient, and accessible. Washington, DC (PRWEB) May 14, 2013 Today, MyPsych unveils MyPsychTES.com, the Therapy End System for therapists and counselors. MyPsychTES streamlines patient-therapist communication, enabling counseling to be more effective, efficient, and accessible. The MyPsychTES website connects practitioners with clients using the MyPsych...

2013-04-29 15:19:26

Randomized controlled trial Counseling and treatment with naturopathic care as well as enhanced usual care reduced the prevalence of metabolic syndrome, a risk factor for heart disease, by 17% over a year for participants in a randomized controlled trial published in CMAJ. Researchers enrolled 246 members of the Canadian Union of Postal Workers at 3 study sites (Toronto, Vancouver and Edmonton) for a year-long clinical trial to determine whether naturopathic lifestyle counseling helped...

2013-04-18 23:31:32

This study will improve genetic counseling and clinical monitoring of patients and families who present these variants Researchers of the hereditary cancer research group at the Bellvitge Biomedical Research Institute (IDIBELL) and the Catalan Institute of Oncology (ICO) conducted a functional and structural study of seven missense variants of the BRCA1 gene concluding that three of these variants are pathogenic, linked to the risk of suffering breast or ovarian cancer. The study has been...


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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