Group cognitive behavior therapy for Japanese patients with social anxiety disorder: preliminary outcomes and their predictors
- A preliminary study of individual cognitive behavior therapy for social anxiety disorder in Japanese clinical settings: a single-arm, uncontrolled trial. Yoshinaga, Naoki; Ohshima, Fumiyo; Matsuki, Satoshi; Tanaka, Mari; Kobayashi, Tomomi; Ibuki, Hanae; Asano, Kenichi; Kobori, Osamu; Shiraishi, Tetsuya; Ito, Emi; Nakazato, Michiko; Nakagawa, Akiko; Iyo, Masaomi; Shimizu, Eiji // BMC Research Notes;2013, Vol. 6 Issue 1, p1
Background: Cognitive behavior therapy (CBT) is regarded as an effective treatment for social anxiety disorder (SAD) in Europe and North America. Individual CBT might be acceptable and effective for patients with SAD even in non-Western cultures; therefore, we conducted a feasibility study of...
- Coping with Seasonal Affective Disorder. // USA Today Magazine;Dec2014, Vol. 143 Issue 2835, p8
The article discusses the symptoms of seasonal affective disorder, which include feelings of sadness, lethargy, and social withdrawal.
- Shining a light on the cause of winter blues. Duckett, Michaela L. // Charlotte Post;2/7/2013, Vol. 38 Issue 22, p1B
The article focuses on the forms of depression such as winter blues and severe type of depression called seasonal affective disorder (SAD) that subside during the time of winter due to less availability of sunlight and which could be treated by cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) and light therapy.
- Seasonal affective disorder: an overview. Zauderer, Cheryl; Ganzer, C. Anne // Mental Health Practice;Jun2015, Vol. 18 Issue 9, p21
The definition of seasonal affective disorder (SAD) is a history of major depressive episodes and remissions that are seasonal, affecting mostly women during the winter months in colder countries. Symptoms commonly begin in the autumn, peak in midwinter and subside in the spring. The exact cause...
- Seasonal Affective Disorder. KURLANSIK, STUART L.; IBAY, ANNAMARIE D. // American Family Physician;12/1/2012, Vol. 86 Issue 11, p1037
Seasonal affective disorder is a combination of biologic and mood disturbances with a seasonal pattern, typically occurring in the autumn and winter with remission in the spring or summer. In a given year, about 5 percent of the U.S. population experiences seasonal affective disorder, with...
- Sweat the SAD stuff. // Health & Fitness Magazine;Dec2015, p18
The article focuses on ways to deal with the seasonal affective disorder (SAD). The cause of SAD is linked to reduced exposure to natural light. The treatment for SAD can include anti-depressants, cognitive therapy and light therapy and using special, bright lamps that mimic natural daylight....
- Research briefs: CBT better than light therapy. // GP: General Practitioner;10/21/2005, p5
This article reports on the findings of a U.S. researcher from the University of Vermont that cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) could be more effective than light therapy for treating seasonal affective disorder. Her study included 61 patients treated with either daily light therapy, 12...
- Talking is better than light. Investor's Business Daily // Investors Business Daily;11/6/2015, pA02
The article discusses the findings of the study conducted by the researchers from the University of Vermont that cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) was more effective than light therapy for treating seasonal affective disorder (SAD).
- Sad is Bad. Moon, Tom // Outlook Weekly;11/22/2007, Vol. 12 Issue 22, p15
The author reflects on the use of light therapy to cure Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) or its milder form, Subsyndromal SAD (SSAD). The author cites some of the symptoms of SAD, which includes depression, hopelessness and anxiety. The author states that light therapy has not been officially...