‘Talk Therapy’ Can Alter Brain Activity, Research Shows

Bloomberg (HealthDay):

Psychotherapy triggers changes in the brains of people with social anxiety disorder, finds a new study.

Medication and psychotherapy are used to treat people with social anxiety, a common disorder in which people experience overwhelming fear of interacting with others and of being harshly judged. But there’s been far less research on the neurological effects of psychotherapy (talk therapy) than on medication-induced brain changes.

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thank god for my friends, when I isolate. they make me talk about it which almost always helps me get through it….

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