Psychologist shares skills to improve relationships at every stage of addiction recovery

Austin, Texas — People in addiction recovery and their loved ones understand all too well how addiction can damage their relationships. But recovery programs do not always give people the relationship skills needed to address those issues. Kelly E. Green, an associate professor of Psychology at St. Edward’s University and a licensed clinical psychologist, would…

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Virtual clinical trials could revolutionise the way new drugs are developed

New cutting-edge research undertaken at the University of Leicester could revolutionise the way new drugs are developed and the way patients are cared for, through a pioneering new approach using virtual clinical trials. Following a £500,000 Royal Academy of Engineering research funding award, Dr Himanshu Kaul, will expand research with his ‘virtual asthma patient’ to…

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NIH-sponsored ACTIV-3 clinical trial closes enrollment into two sub-studies

The ACTIV-3 clinical trial, which is evaluating the safety and efficacy of investigational therapeutics for COVID-19 in hospitalized patients, has closed enrollment in two sub-studies: one examining the investigational monoclonal antibody therapy VIR-7831, and another evaluating the investigational combination monoclonal antibody therapy containing BRII-196 and BRII-198. The sub-studies were halted by the trial sponsor, the…

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The social support for mothers of patients with eating disorders

Background: Although caregivers of patients with eating disorders usually experience a heavy caregiving burden, the effects of social support on caregivers of patients with eating disorders are unknown. This study aimed to investigate how social support for mothers who are caregivers of patients with an eating disorder improves the mothers’ mental status and, consequently, the…

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