Trauma-Focused Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy for Children Sustained Impact of Treatment 6 and 12 Months Later PMC

During this component the therapist helps children to become comfortable with expressing a variety of different feelings and to develop skills for managing negative affective states. These may include strategies such as problem solving, seeking social support, positive distraction techniques (e.g., humor, journaling, helping others, perspective taking, reading, taking a walk, playing with a pet, etc.), focusing on the present,…

Physical Signs and Other Symptoms of Alcoholism & Alcohol Abuse

And the cop said, “You see those people going in over there?” A 1960s hippie whose VW van broke down on a remote road in Alaska. She started walking down a frozen river bed, thought she herd bells ringing, and sat down to freeze to death. The couple on the sleigh (so help me God, this is what she said)…

Recovery National Institute on Drug Abuse NIDA

Developing innovative treatments is essential to address unmet treatment needs, in particular in stimulant and cannabis addiction, where no approved medications are currently available. Although the task to develop novel treatments is challenging, promising candidates await evaluation [53]. A particular opportunity for imaging-based research is related to the complex and heterogeneous nature of addictive disorders. Imaging-based biomarkers hold the promise…