neurosurgery

CATs improve anxiety.

Puetz, Ph.D., M.P.H., of the National Institutes of Wellness, Bethesda, Md., and co-workers. Authors reviewed the available medical literature and included 27 studies involving 1,576 patients. Researchers discovered that during treatment, CAT reduced anxiety, depression and pain, and increased quality of life. However, the effects were diminished during follow-up greatly, the study concludes. Future well-designed RCTs are needed to address the methodological heterogeneity discovered within this field of study, based on the study.. Continue reading