News and Updates

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

“CBT Corrects Brain Abnormality in Patients With OCD”

Psychiatry & Behavioral Health Learning Network, October 20, 2020.

Researchers have discovered a brain abnormality in people with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) that may help predict which patients are most likely to respond to treatment with cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), according to a study published online in Brain Imaging and Behavior.

Treating Depression

“Prevent Depression in Teens with Cognitive Behavioral Therapy”

U.S. News and World Report, June 4, 2009.

Cognitive behavioral therapy can prevent teenagers from becoming clinically depressed, even if their parents are depressed, too.

Treating Insomnia

“Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Insomnia”

U.S. News and World Report, January 31, 2019.

Many, many people have difficulty falling asleep or staying asleep.

General Wellness

“Can cognitive behavioural therapy really change our brains?”

BBC iWonder, 2019.

Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) is a type of talking therapy which is used to treat a wide range of mental health problems, from depression and eating disorders to phobias and obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD).

Treating OCD (Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder)

“Behavior Therapy Aids Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder”

The New York Times, September 16, 2013.

Five antidepressant drugs are approved by the Food & Drug Administration for treating obsessive-compulsive disorder. But they are sometimes ineffective, and guidelines suggest adding an antipsychotic drug to the regimen.