cognitive behavioural therapy

Almost half of CBT patients experience negative side effects

Over 40 per cent of patients who undergo CBT (cognitive behavioural therapy) experience negative side effects, according to a new…

Scheduling fun activities ‘just as effective as CBT’ for depression

New research claims that behavioural activation therapy — in which patients are encouraged to take part in scheduled activities —…

It is time to let the secret out: insomnia is perfectly treatable. Here’s how

A recent Spectator Health headline made two claims about insomnia. First, that insomnia was hell. It is indeed an absolutely…

Insomnia is hell. So why aren’t there any good treatments for it?

Margaret Thatcher famously said that sleep is for wimps. But there are no two ways around it: not sleeping is…

Virtual reality worlds could soon be available on prescription

Strapping on a headset and playing a game may not sound like the best way to tackle depression. In normal…

Cognitive behavioural therapy can change your brain structure in just a few weeks

After nine weeks of cognitive behavioural therapy, the brain of patients suffering from social anxiety disorder changes in volume, according…