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Severely Impaired Schizophrenics Enter Dynamic Cycle Of Recovery After Cognitive Therapy

Cognitive therapy has dynamically improved the most neurologically impaired, poorly functioning schizophrenic patients. For the first time, researchers from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania have shown that a psychosocial treatment can significantly improve daily functioning and quality of life in the lowest-functioning cases of schizophrenia. The study appears in the […]

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Therapist-Patient Relationship Plays Role In Treatment Success For Psychotic Disorders

In the current issue of Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics data are presented by S. Priebe and collaborators (London, UK) that point to the importance of the therapeutic relationship in psychotic disorders. Numerous studies have shown that the quality of the therapeutic relationship between the patient and the clinician is an important predictor of the outcome of […]

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Psychotic-Like Symptoms Associated With Poor Outcomes In Patients With Depression

Among patients with depression, the presence of many aspects of illness which may be associated with bipolar disorder does not appear to be associated with treatment resistance – evidence against the common hypothesis that some cases of difficult-to-treat depression are actually unrecognized bipolar disorder. However, many patients with depression also report psychotic-like symptoms, such as […]

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