Photodynamic therapy, or PDT, is a treatment that combines the use of a light-sensitive drug called a photosensitizing agent with a certain type of light, states the National Cancer Institute. When photosensitizers are e... More » Health Conditions & Diseases Mental Health

Blue light photodynamic therapy is a form of photodynamic therapy that utilizes blue light and a chemical called aminolevulinic acid to treat actinic keratosis, a skin condition that can develop into cancer, according to... More » Health Diagnostics & Imaging

Levulan photodynamic therapy improves the texture and color uniformity of skin affected by certain conditions and diseases, such as acne, hidradenitis suppurativa and inflammatory rosacea, according to Advanced Dermatolo... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

A mental health treatment plan developed by a doctor includes a description of the presenting problem, the goals of therapy and a list of the techniques used to achieve these goals. Additionally, a mental health treatmen... More » Health Conditions & Diseases Mental Health

A normal treatment plan for depression typically includes either one or a combination of medications, psychotherapy, and electroconvulsive therapy, claims Mayo Clinic. In addition to those, a support system and addressin... More » Health Conditions & Diseases Mental Health

Laughter therapy, also called humor therapy, is the use of the natural psycho-physiological laughter process to enhance health and wellness. According to the Cancer Treatment Centers of America, or CTCA, humor therapy ha... More » Health Conditions & Diseases Mental Health

On a hospital patient intake form, examples of standard questions about mental health include what has led the patient to seek treatment at this time, the history of mental health disorders or chemical dependency in the ... More » Health Conditions & Diseases Mental Health