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Rodion Lerman Psychology 3055H—Portfolio Article 6: One treatment for emotional disorders? – The Monitor October 2008. In her autobiography, “An Unquiet Mind”, Kay Redfield Jamison concluded: “And I am, by nature, too mercurial to be anything but deeply wary of the grave unnaturalness involved in any attempt to exert too much control over essentially uncontrollable forces.” This lack of control of emotion is central to mood disorders. Fortunately, there is a new treatment protocol that offers an all-inclusive and flexible way for practitioners to treat mood disorders. According to Dr. David H. Barlow, director emeritus at the Center for Anxiety and Related Disorders at Boston University, this new protocol combines several concepts that are prevalent in successful treatment methods and combines them into a unified treatment manual. So instead of having to several different treatment manuals, psychologists can learn one and have better flexibility in treating all kinds of mood and anxiety disorders. Three areas of research are crucial to this comprehensive treatment protocol. Firstly, new
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