How APA’s rating of acceptance and commitment therapy for psychosis got downgraded from “strong” to “modest” efficacy
My blog post a few years ago caused a downgrading of ACT for psychosis that stuck. This shows the meaninglessness of APA ratings of psychotherapies as evidence-supported.
A relatively large scale cluster-randomized controlled trial of acceptance and commitment therapy was implemented in Dutch high schools. Across 11 outcome variables, there were no significant effects in main or subgroup analyses. Transparent reporting of a thoroughly null trial was marred only by a non sequitur statement in the last sentence of the abstract […]
Jon Kabat Zinn trademarked the acronym for mindfulness-based stress reduction. This could be worth millions in training drone pilots.
How could resist an offer to be certified as being able to gently and rapidly collapse recent and long-standing clinical issues?
What can we learn from an expensive but futile trial of interventions to improve child mental health?
Why is no one speaking out against wasteful mental health interventions in schools that are already underfunded and lacking in mental health services?
Investigating exaggerated claims in the media about an article on mental health and suicidal thoughts and airline pilots I discovered the source of the distortions were the original article.
Without adequate inpatient beds or intensive supportive mental health services in the community, increasingly jails and prisons have become the new asylum .
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