Latest News

PTSD treatment cost-effective when patients given choice

A cost-analysis of post-traumatic stress disorder treatments shows that letting patients choose their course of treatment ? either psychotherapy or medication ? is less expensive than assigning a treatment and provides a higher quality of life for patients. ?This is one of the first studies to look at the cost of providing mental health care and comparing different treatments for PTSD,? said a co-author of the study. ?It has tremendous implications for how large health care systems such as the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs proceed with treating PTSD.?
View full story

Post your comment.

Name:
Email:
Rating:
Comment:
Verification
 

  • Education empowers Canadians, but raises risks of overwork, work-family stress

  • Imagination, reality flow in opposite directions in the brain

  • Why we need to fund newer blood-thinning agents to prevent strokes

  • Social sensing game detects classroom bullies

  • From architect to social worker: Complex jobs may protect memory and thinking later in life

  • Digging for answers: Gender inequality in archeology?

  • New approach for treating ALS: Re-evaluation of older drugs?

  • Job authority increases depression symptoms in women, decreases them in men

  • Only half of patients take their medications as prescribed: Are there interventions that will help them?

  • What's behind our music tastes? Some common perceptions

  •