Experiential Avoidance and Rumination in Parents of Children on Cancer Treatment

This week we published a new study in Journal of Clinical Psychology in Medical Settings. We conducted a cross-sectional survey study to investigate whether there is a relationship between experiential avoidance, rumination, post-traumatic stress symptoms (PTSS), and symptoms of depression, in parents of children on cancer treatment.   Data from 79 parents (55 mothers) of … Read more

Keynote and Workshop in Iran

I just got back from the second international anxiety congress in Teheran (Iran). It was the Shefa Neuroscience Research Center at Khatam Hospital that organized the conference. I was invited to hold a keynote about “Internet and Smartphone Based Treatments Including a New PTSD-Study” and also have a workshop entitled “PTSD and Disasters”. It was a very interesting country that … Read more

Guided internet-delivered CBT for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)

Today a new study was published. The aim of that randomized controlled trial was to investigate the effects of guided internet-based cognitive behavior therapy (ICBT) for posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Sixty-two participants with chronic PTSD, as assessed by the Clinician-administered PTSD Scale, were recruited via nationwide advertising and randomized to either treatment (n = 31) … Read more