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New study questions use of talking therapy as a treatment for schizophrenia

Discussion in 'Health News and Research unrelated to ME/CFS' started by Indigophoton, Jul 20, 2018.

  1. Indigophoton

    Indigophoton Senior Member (Voting Rights)

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    Another nail in the coffin for CBT.
    https://medicalxpress.com/news/2018-07-therapy-treatment-schizophrenia.amp
     
  2. Hutan

    Hutan Moderator Staff Member

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    Keith Laws has had plenty of thoughts on CBT for CFS too. Among other things, he published in the Journal of Health Psychology:

    http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/full/10.1177/1359105317710246
    and made a comment in The Mental Elf
    https://www.nationalelfservice.net/...itorial-without-perspectives/#comment-1043538 (edit: thanks Esther12, link fixed)
    Some other threads here on S4ME with a Keith Laws link
    https://www.s4me.info/threads/nice-...2016-jauhar-mckenna-and-laws.3582/#post-63746
    On talking therapies for Bipolar disorder
    https://www.s4me.info/threads/antip...ty-study-morrison-et-al-2018.3269/#post-58228

    Keith Laws joined PR as a member. It would be great if he joined us here.
     
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  3. Sasha

    Sasha Senior Member (Voting Rights)

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  4. Esther12

    Esther12 Senior Member (Voting Rights)

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    Thanks for the links - that one broke though. Here's the working one: https://www.nationalelfservice.net/...itorial-without-perspectives/#comment-1043538

    edit: Although I'd question the value of CBT for cancer related fatigue and MS (on the evidence I've seen anyway), this response from Laws is quite funny too:

     
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  5. Alvin

    Alvin Senior Member (Voting Rights)

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    Telling people to ignore the problem will not work for any condition. It may do a bit of symptom control depending on the specific issue but it fixes nothing.
     
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