Friday's Progress Notes
Mental Health Information
August 2014 - Vol: 8 Issue 7
Published by athealth.com
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Treating Childhood Anxiety in Schools, Michael L. Sulkowski, PhD
Despite being a prevalent problem, only a small percentage of youth receive any treatment for anxiety. When they do receive treatment, it is usually not an evidence-based treatment, such as cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT).
2. THE ATLANTIC
Surviving anxiety - Scott Stossel
"I've tried therapy, drugs, and booze. Here’s how I came to terms with the nation's most common mental illness."
3. AMERICAN JOURNAL OF PSYCHIATRY
Anxiety Disorders, Obsessive-Compulsive and Related Disorders, Trauma- and Stressor-Related Disorders, and Dissociative Disorders in DSM-5
One of the most striking changes in DSM-5 is separate chapters for anxiety disorders, obsessive-compulsive and related disorders, and trauma- and stressor-related disorders.
Anxiety in Children With Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder
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Children with ADHD demonstrate poorer quality of life, daily functioning and behavior when anxiety comorbidities are present.
5. JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN ACADEMY OF PSYCHIATRY AND THE LAW
Obsessions of Child Murder: Underrecognized Manifestations of Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
Many patients with OCD have distressing violent images and thoughts but there is not significant evidence that these idividuals are at risk of acting on the obsessions..
6. COUNSELING TODAY
Anti-anxiety medications: What counselors need to know
You might not have a medical degree, but you need to know something about the medications your clients are taking.
7. PSYCHOLOGY RESEARCH AND BEHAVIOR MANAGEMENT
Current perspectives on internet-delivered cognitive behavioral therapy for adults with anxiety and related disorders.
Internet cognitive behavior therapy (iCBT) for anxiety disorders is efficacious, cost-effective, scalable, and an important treatment alternative to face-to-face CBT.
8. AMERICAN JOURNAL OF PSYCHIATRY
Late-Onset Agoraphobia: General Population Incidence and Evidence for a Clinical Subtype
Agoraphobia has a high prevalence in the elderly, and unlike cases in younger populations, late-onset cases are not more common in women and are not associated with panic attacks, suggesting a late-life subtype.
9. BMC PSYCHIATRY
Screening for post-traumatic stress disorder after injury in the pediatric emergency department - a systematic review protocol
Screening children at risk of developing stress disorders following trauma is essential in guiding early treatment and minimizing long-term sequelae of childhood stress disorders
10. INTERNATIONAL AAAI CONFERENCE ON WEBLOGS AND SOCIAL MEDIA
Measuring Post Traumatic Stress Disorder in Twitter
Social media data must be treated cautiously as it is learned what role this venue will play in mental health research and treatment.