This systematic review and meta-analyses of relapse prevention trials aims to examine the risk of relapse and time to relapse after discontinuation of antidepressants in patients with anxiety disorder who responded to antidepressants, and to explore whether relapse risk is related to type of anxiety disorder, type of antidepressant, mode of discontinuation, duration of treatment and follow-up, comorbidity, and allowance of psychotherapy.
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BMJ, 18 June 2015
This practice pointer from the BMJ on Body Dysmorphic Disorder provides an overview of the condition, the impact the condition has on patients and treatment options.
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NHS Choices, April 2015
NHS Choices have produced an overview of online mental health services for depression, anxiety and other conditions which have been approved by NICE. Research shows that these online services can be just as effective as having face-to-face therapy with a therapist.
You may be able to use these online services for free on the NHS. Ask your GP or contact the services themselves directly to find out. You can also pay for online mental health support privately if it’s not available on the NHS in your area.
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British Journal of Psychiatry, 7 August 2014
Talking therapies delivered via the Internet are more effective ways of treating severe anxiety than other web-based psychological treatments, a new study published in the British Journal of Psychiatry suggests.
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