Antidepressants – Research Study

Finally, the truth about antidepressants is shown. Lead researcher, Professor Irving Kirsch from the psychology department at the University of Hull, said: "taking the difference in improvement between patients taking placebos and antidepressants is not very large. This means that depressed people improve without chemical treatments can be. In view of these results there seems little reason to prescribe antidepressants, but all of the severely depressedPatients, unless treatments have failed an advantage. This study raises serious questions that need to be addressed surrounding drug licensing and how drug trial data are reported. "

The University of Hull in the city located in Hull, East Yorkshire, UK. The university is a university with a progressive world-class research and teaching. Their teaching skills are highly rated in national quality assessments and by internationalRecognition in many areas, informs the quality that their education at all levels.

The research analysis showed that in comparison to placebo effects, antidepressants do not clinically significant effects in mildly depressed people or, in most people suffering from very severe depression. Moreover, the apparent clinical effectiveness of antidepressants in the small group of extremely depressed people is somewhat distorted. The seemingly good result came out that theseReaction of the people on the placebo decreased, rather than a significant increase in their response to antidepressants.

Moreover, in a comparative study of behavioral therapy, psychoanalysis and hypnotherapy published by American Health Magazine, this study shows that hypnotherapy is highly effective in the treatment of people who have mental health issues.

• Psychoanalysis: 38% recovery after 600 sessions

• Behavior: 72% recovery after 22Meetings

• Hypnotherapy 93% for recovery after 6 sessions

Other studies are:

• A comparative study of hypnotherapy and psychotherapy in the treatment of methadone addicts. Manganiello AJ. American Journal of Clinical Hypnosis 1984, 26 (4): 273-9.

Significant differences were found in all measures. The experimental group had significantly less discomfort and illicit drug use and a much larger amount of termination. , At six months follow-up, 94% of theSubjects in the experimental group reached the setting had remained drug free.

• Intensive Therapy: Using hypnosis in the treatment of Substance Abuse Disorders American Journal of Clinical Hypnosis, in July 2004 by Greg Potter

The treatment was provided to 18 clients over 7 years. A 77 percent success rate has been on the 1-year follow-up obtained. 15 were for alcoholism or alcohol abuse, were treated for 2, were treated for cocaine addiction, and 1 client was treated forMarijuana addiction.

American Journal of Clinical Hypnotherapy (a publication of the American Psychological Association) 2004 Apr; 46 (4) :281-97)

This study showed about self-hypnosis for relapse preventing training with chronic users drug-/alcohol lifted Self-Esteem & Serenity. Reduced impulsivity and Anger Participants were 261 veterans in Substance Abuse Residential Rehabilitation Treatment Programs (SARRTPs) are eligible. People who repeatedly usedSelf-hypnosis "at least 3 to 5 times a week," at 7-week follow-up, reported the highest levels of self-esteem and serenity, and the least anger / impulsivity, in comparison with the minimal-practice and control groups.

• The use of hypnosis in cocaine addiction. Page RA, Handley GW. Ohio State University, Lima 45,804. American Journal of Clinical Hypnosis 1993 Oct; 36 (2) :120-3.

The subject was a woman in her twenties. Successfully used hypnosis to overcome at fiveGram per day cocaine addiction for about eight months. She decided to use for hypnosis. She used hypnosis three times a day for four months, had eliminated their addiction. It is free from drugs for nine years. Hypnosis was the only intervention.

University of Washington School of Medicine, Depts. of Anesthesiology and Rehabilitation Medicine, Int J Clin Exp Hypn. 2001 Jul; 49 (3) :257-66. Barber J.

90.6% success rate with hypnosis. Of 43 consecutive persons inthis treatment protocol, reported remaining) 39 abstinent follow-up (6 months to 3 years after treatment.

• Texas A & M University – System Health Science Center College of Medicine, USA.
Int J Clin Exp Hypn. 2004 Jan; 52 (1) :73-81.

Thirty smokers enrolled in an HMO were referred by their general practitioner for treatment. Twenty-one patients received hypnosis for smoking cessation. At the end of treatment, 81% reported that they had stopped smoking, and reported 48%Abstinence at 12 months after treatment.

University of Connecticut, Storrs – Allison DB, Faith MS. Hypnosis as an adjunct to cognitive-behavioral psychotherapy for obesity: a meta-analytic processing. J Consult Clin Psychol 1996; 64 (3) :513-516.

Hypnosis Subjects Lost More Weight than 90% of the others and held them off – Researchers analyzed 18 studies comparing a cognitive behavioral therapy – relaxation training, guided imagery, self monitoring or agreements with the sameTherapy supplemented by hypnosis. Those who received the hypnosis lost more weight than 90 percent of the non-hypnosis, and maintained the weight loss two years after treatment ended.

• DR Patterson, JT Ptacek. Baseline pain as a moderator of hypnotic analgesia for burn injury treatment. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology 1997, 65 (1): 60-7.

Hypnosis Lowered treatment of pain in burn injuries. Participants in the hypnosis group reported less pain after treatment as non -Patients in the control group.

• Karl Menninger School of Psychiatry and Mental Health Sciences, Menninger Clinic, Topeka, Kansas, USA. Emerg Med Clin North Am. 2000 May; 18 (2) :327-38, x. The use of hypnosis in emergency medicine. Peebles-Kleiger MJ.

Hypnosis Useful in Hospital Emergency Room – Hypnosis can be a useful addition to the emergency room setting. Its efficacy in various clinical applications has been replicated in controlled studies.Application to burns, pain, pediatrics, procedure, surgery, psychiatry presentations – coma, somatoform disorders, anxiety and post traumatic stress) and obstetrical situations – hyperemesis, labor and delivery are described.

If you are using hypnosis for physical or emotional problems in the following article will be helpful to the proper professional interest. How to Choose a HypnosisProfessional.


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