Latest Psychoeducation Stories

2012-06-13 12:53:56

Multimedia intervention found to be more effective than printed educational material Seeking ways to change cancer patients' perceptions and negative attitudes towards clinical trials participation, researchers at Moffitt Cancer Center conducted a study offering two different kinds of intervention to two groups of adults with cancer who had not previously been asked to participate in clinical trials. They found a multimedia psychoeducational intervention to be more effective in changing...

2012-01-27 14:24:43

Whenever we fall ill, there are many different factors that come together to influence the course of our illness. Additional medical conditions, stress levels, and social support all have an impact on our health and well-being, especially when we are ill. But a new report suggests that what you think about your illness matters just as much, if not more, in determining your health outcomes. In the February issue of Current Directions in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association...

2011-05-09 12:47:00

NEW YORK, May 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ --Thousands of New Yorkers took to the streets last Saturday on a beautiful Spring morning to walk for those affected by mental illness, in the fifth-annual 5K Walk for the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) of New York City. Among them was Kiwi organic food pioneer Paul Huljich who came to support NAMI and promote MWellA which stands for Mind Wellness Awareness. Last year, Mr. Huljich (www.PaulHuljich.com) published a book which revealed how he...

2011-01-10 09:00:00

CHICAGO, Jan. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- On January 10th Insight Psychological Centers and its affiliate Inspire Health, two premier multi-disciplinary outpatient behavioral health treatment centers in the Chicago area, opened a new program for adolescents between the ages of 12 and 18. The AP (Adolescent Program) specializes in treating mood & anxiety disorders, eating disorders and weight management difficulties that commonly start earlier in life. "There was a great need for an...

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