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2012-06-07 05:18:59

(Ivanhoe Newswire) — In the first large trial to compare the benefits of face-to face and telephone therapy in patients, it is revealed that patients participating in phone therapy were more likely to finish 18 weeks of treatment compared with those who had face-to-face interaction. Phone therapy is a rapidly growing trend among psychologists, and 85% of therapists now deliver their services over the phone in response to competing demands, transportation issues and other problems...

2012-02-07 21:21:03

New smartphone, a virtual therapist and other novel technologies to treat depression Brooding in your apartment on Saturday afternoon? A new smart phone intuits when you're depressed and will nudge you to call or go out with friends. It's the future of therapy at a new Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine center where scientists are inventing web-based, mobile and virtual technologies to treat depression and other mood disorders. The phone and similar projects bypass...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.