Wassup’: Evidence-based treatments for children and adolescents with ADHD

This is the first of several reviews on the treatment of Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), with a focus on children and adolescents. In the next review, we will focus on the evidence-based treatments of ADHD in adults. In today’s Wassup’ review, we evaluated a 2017 meta-analysis examining the evidence-based treatments for children and adolescences with ADHD.Continue reading “Wassup’: Evidence-based treatments for children and adolescents with ADHD”

Wassup’: Evidence-based treatment of Anxiety Disorders

Anxiety disorders are a cluster of clinical conditions that affect between 3.8-25.0% of the population (Remes et al., 2016). It was also reported that women, young adults, and persons with chronic diseases were at greater risks of developing anxiety disorders (Remes et al., 2016). In today’s post, we will take a look at what theContinue reading “Wassup’: Evidence-based treatment of Anxiety Disorders”

Op/Com: When help harms – the unintended adverse effects of psychotherapy

Psychotherapy (or talk therapy) is a divisive topic. To some, it’s a saving grace. To others, it is nothing more than a scam. Efficacy studies on the positive impact of psychotherapy have also been varied. The American Psychiatric Association estimated that up to 75% of individuals who have had psychotherapy benefitted from it. Moritz etContinue reading “Op/Com: When help harms – the unintended adverse effects of psychotherapy”

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