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UQx PSYC1030.3x 3-3-3 The causal models of depressive disorders

UQx PSYC1030.3x 3-3-3 The causal models of depressive disorders

There is good evidence that biological and genetic factors play an important role in the development of depressive disorders. Disrupted neurotransmitter functioning has been implicated – in particular, the neurotransmitters serotonin, dopamine and noradrenaline. However, it’s a very complex area. We know that first degree relatives – parents, children and siblings – of individuals with […]

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UQx PSYC1030.3x 3-5-3 Cognitive behavioural therapy for treatmenting anxiety disorders

UQx PSYC1030.3x 3-5-3 Cognitive behavioural therapy for treatmenting anxiety disorders

The frontline intervention for treating anxiety disorders is cognitive behavioural therapy or CBT. Meta-analyses examining the efficacy of CBT across the anxiety disorders have indicated that CBT is an efficacious treatment across diagnoses, resulting in superior outcomes compared to waitlist control conditions and expectancy control treatments. When outcomes for specific diagnoses have been examined, outcomes […]

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Cardiovascular Research: Clinical Trials at Gottlieb Hospital

Cardiovascular Research: Clinical Trials at Gottlieb Hospital

>>I’ve been at Gottlieb Hospital for 21 years, and we’ve been doing clinical trials since then. The types of clinical trials we do are trials related to cardiovascular disease, and prevention of cardiovascular disease, and related diseases. So, for example, we do studies with medications for diabetes, high blood pressure, congestive heart failure, arrhythmia, anti-coagulation, […]

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CINAHL/PubMed – Limiting to Clinical Trials

CINAHL/PubMed – Limiting to Clinical Trials

In both CINAHL and PubMed, it is possible to limit your results to clinical trials. To limit by this criteria in CINAHL, you must be on the Advanced Search screen. This is the default screen that you see when entering the database. If you are currently on a results page, simply click on the “Advanced […]

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