Psychiatric Status Rating Scales: Standardized procedures utilizing rating scales or interview schedules carried out by health personnel for evaluating the degree of mental illness.Mental Disorders: Psychiatric illness or diseases manifested by breakdowns in the adaptational process expressed primarily as abnormalities of thought, feeling, and behavior producing either distress or impairment of function.Brief Psychiatric Rating Scale: A scale comprising 18 symptom constructs chosen to represent relatively independent dimensions of manifest psychopathology. The initial intended use was to provide more efficient assessment of treatment response in clinical psychopharmacology research; however, the scale was readily adapted to other uses. (From Hersen, M. and Bellack, A.S., Dictionary of Behavioral Assessment Techniques, p. 87)Severity of Illness Index: Levels within a diagnostic group which are established by various measurement criteria applied to the seriousness of a patient's disorder.Psychometrics: Assessment of psychological variables by the application of mathematical procedures.Reproducibility of Results: The statistical reproducibility of measurements (often in a clinical context), including the testing of instrumentation or techniques to obtain reproducible results. The concept includes reproducibility of physiological measurements, which may be used to develop rules to assess probability or prognosis, or response to a stimulus; reproducibility of occurrence of a condition; and reproducibility of experimental results.Pain Measurement: Scales, questionnaires, tests, and other methods used to assess pain severity and duration in patients or experimental animals to aid in diagnosis, therapy, and physiological studies.Questionnaires: Predetermined sets of questions used to collect data - clinical data, social status, occupational group, etc. The term is often applied to a self-completed survey instrument.Treatment Outcome: Evaluation undertaken to assess the results or consequences of management and procedures used in combating disease in order to determine the efficacy, effectiveness, safety, and practicability of these interventions in individual cases or series.Health Status: The level of health of the individual, group, or population as subjectively assessed by the individual or by more objective measures.Nutritional Status: State of the body in relation to the consumption and utilization of nutrients.Depressive Disorder, Major: Marked depression appearing in the involution period and characterized by hallucinations, delusions, paranoia, and agitation.Parkinson Disease: A progressive, degenerative neurologic disease characterized by a TREMOR that is maximal at rest, retropulsion (i.e. a tendency to fall backwards), rigidity, stooped posture, slowness of voluntary movements, and a masklike facial expression. Pathologic features include loss of melanin containing neurons in the substantia nigra and other pigmented nuclei of the brainstem. LEWY BODIES are present in the substantia nigra and locus coeruleus but may also be found in a related condition (LEWY BODY DISEASE, DIFFUSE) characterized by dementia in combination with varying degrees of parkinsonism. (Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, p1059, pp1067-75)Double-Blind Method: A method of studying a drug or procedure in which both the subjects and investigators are kept unaware of who is actually getting which specific treatment.Disability Evaluation: Determination of the degree of a physical, mental, or emotional handicap. The diagnosis is applied to legal qualification for benefits and income under disability insurance and to eligibility for Social Security and workmen's compensation benefits.Neuropsychological Tests: Tests designed to assess neurological function associated with certain behaviors. They are used in diagnosing brain dysfunction or damage and central nervous system disorders or injury.Depression: Depressive states usually of moderate intensity in contrast with major depression present in neurotic and psychotic disorders.Depressive Disorder: An affective disorder manifested by either a dysphoric mood or loss of interest or pleasure in usual activities. The mood disturbance is prominent and relatively persistent.Activities of Daily Living: The performance of the basic activities of self care, such as dressing, ambulation, or eating.Quality of Life: A generic concept reflecting concern with the modification and enhancement of life attributes, e.g., physical, political, moral and social environment; the overall condition of a human life.Antidepressive Agents: Mood-stimulating drugs used primarily in the treatment of affective disorders and related conditions. Several MONOAMINE OXIDASE INHIBITORS are useful as antidepressants apparently as a long-term consequence of their modulation of catecholamine levels. The tricyclic compounds useful as antidepressive agents (ANTIDEPRESSIVE AGENTS, TRICYCLIC) also appear to act through brain catecholamine systems. A third group (ANTIDEPRESSIVE AGENTS, SECOND-GENERATION) is a diverse group of drugs including some that act specifically on serotonergic systems.Antiparkinson Agents: Agents used in the treatment of Parkinson's disease. The most commonly used drugs act on the dopaminergic system in the striatum and basal ganglia or are centrally acting muscarinic antagonists.Observer Variation: The failure by the observer to measure or identify a phenomenon accurately, which results in an error. Sources for this may be due to the observer's missing an abnormality, or to faulty technique resulting in incorrect test measurement, or to misinterpretation of the data. Two varieties are inter-observer variation (the amount observers vary from one another when reporting on the same material) and intra-observer variation (the amount one observer varies between observations when reporting more than once on the same material).Prospective Studies: Observation of a population for a sufficient number of persons over a sufficient number of years to generate incidence or mortality rates subsequent to the selection of the study group.Cognition Disorders: Disturbances in mental processes related to learning, thinking, reasoning, and judgment.Pain: An unpleasant sensation induced by noxious stimuli which are detected by NERVE ENDINGS of NOCICEPTIVE NEURONS.Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity: A behavior disorder originating in childhood in which the essential features are signs of developmentally inappropriate inattention, impulsivity, and hyperactivity. Although most individuals have symptoms of both inattention and hyperactivity-impulsivity, one or the other pattern may be predominant. The disorder is more frequent in males than females. Onset is in childhood. Symptoms often attenuate during late adolescence although a minority experience the full complement of symptoms into mid-adulthood. (From DSM-V)Follow-Up Studies: Studies in which individuals or populations are followed to assess the outcome of exposures, procedures, or effects of a characteristic, e.g., occurrence of disease.Factor Analysis, Statistical: A set of statistical methods for analyzing the correlations among several variables in order to estimate the number of fundamental dimensions that underlie the observed data and to describe and measure those dimensions. It is used frequently in the development of scoring systems for rating scales and questionnaires.Time Factors: Elements of limited time intervals, contributing to particular results or situations.Health Status Indicators: The measurement of the health status for a given population using a variety of indices, including morbidity, mortality, and available health resources.Neurologic Examination: Assessment of sensory and motor responses and reflexes that is used to determine impairment of the nervous system.Status Epilepticus: A prolonged seizure or seizures repeated frequently enough to prevent recovery between episodes occurring over a period of 20-30 minutes. The most common subtype is generalized tonic-clonic status epilepticus, a potentially fatal condition associated with neuronal injury and respiratory and metabolic dysfunction. Nonconvulsive forms include petit mal status and complex partial status, which may manifest as behavioral disturbances. Simple partial status epilepticus consists of persistent motor, sensory, or autonomic seizures that do not impair cognition (see also EPILEPSIA PARTIALIS CONTINUA). Subclinical status epilepticus generally refers to seizures occurring in an unresponsive or comatose individual in the absence of overt signs of seizure activity. (From N Engl J Med 1998 Apr 2;338(14):970-6; Neurologia 1997 Dec;12 Suppl 6:25-30)Cross-Sectional Studies: Studies in which the presence or absence of disease or other health-related variables are determined in each member of the study population or in a representative sample at one particular time. This contrasts with LONGITUDINAL STUDIES which are followed over a period of time.Bipolar Disorder: A major affective disorder marked by severe mood swings (manic or major depressive episodes) and a tendency to remission and recurrence.Personality Inventory: Check list, usually to be filled out by a person about himself, consisting of many statements about personal characteristics which the subject checks.Antidepressive Agents, Second-Generation: A structurally and mechanistically diverse group of drugs that are not tricyclics or monoamine oxidase inhibitors. The most clinically important appear to act selectively on serotonergic systems, especially by inhibiting serotonin reuptake.Analysis of Variance: A statistical technique that isolates and assesses the contributions of categorical independent variables to variation in the mean of a continuous dependent variable.Dementia: An acquired organic mental disorder with loss of intellectual abilities of sufficient severity to interfere with social or occupational functioning. The dysfunction is multifaceted and involves memory, behavior, personality, judgment, attention, spatial relations, language, abstract thought, and other executive functions. The intellectual decline is usually progressive, and initially spares the level of consciousness.Pilot Projects: Small-scale tests of methods and procedures to be used on a larger scale if the pilot study demonstrates that these methods and procedures can work.Affect: The feeling-tone accompaniment of an idea or mental representation. It is the most direct psychic derivative of instinct and the psychic representative of the various bodily changes by means of which instincts manifest themselves.Outcome Assessment (Health Care): Research aimed at assessing the quality and effectiveness of health care as measured by the attainment of a specified end result or outcome. Measures include parameters such as improved health, lowered morbidity or mortality, and improvement of abnormal states (such as elevated blood pressure).Patient Satisfaction: The degree to which the individual regards the health care service or product or the manner in which it is delivered by the provider as useful, effective, or beneficial.Educational Status: Educational attainment or level of education of individuals.Levodopa: The naturally occurring form of DIHYDROXYPHENYLALANINE and the immediate precursor of DOPAMINE. Unlike dopamine itself, it can be taken orally and crosses the blood-brain barrier. It is rapidly taken up by dopaminergic neurons and converted to DOPAMINE. It is used for the treatment of PARKINSONIAN DISORDERS and is usually given with agents that inhibit its conversion to dopamine outside of the central nervous system.Hypokinesia: Slow or diminished movement of body musculature. It may be associated with BASAL GANGLIA DISEASES; MENTAL DISORDERS; prolonged inactivity due to illness; and other conditions.Antipsychotic Agents: Agents that control agitated psychotic behavior, alleviate acute psychotic states, reduce psychotic symptoms, and exert a quieting effect. They are used in SCHIZOPHRENIA; senile dementia; transient psychosis following surgery; or MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION; etc. These drugs are often referred to as neuroleptics alluding to the tendency to produce neurological side effects, but not all antipsychotics are likely to produce such effects. Many of these drugs may also be effective against nausea, emesis, and pruritus.Citalopram: A furancarbonitrile that is one of the SEROTONIN UPTAKE INHIBITORS used as an antidepressant. The drug is also effective in reducing ethanol uptake in alcoholics and is used in depressed patients who also suffer from tardive dyskinesia in preference to tricyclic antidepressants, which aggravate this condition.Anxiety: Feeling or emotion of dread, apprehension, and impending disaster but not disabling as with ANXIETY DISORDERS.Placebos: Any dummy medication or treatment. Although placebos originally were medicinal preparations having no specific pharmacological activity against a targeted condition, the concept has been extended to include treatments or procedures, especially those administered to control groups in clinical trials in order to provide baseline measurements for the experimental protocol.Cognition: Intellectual or mental process whereby an organism obtains knowledge.Psychological Tests: Standardized tests designed to measure abilities, as in intelligence, aptitude, and achievement tests, or to evaluate personality traits.Cohort Studies: Studies in which subsets of a defined population are identified. These groups may or may not be exposed to factors hypothesized to influence the probability of the occurrence of a particular disease or other outcome. Cohorts are defined populations which, as a whole, are followed in an attempt to determine distinguishing subgroup characteristics.Longitudinal Studies: Studies in which variables relating to an individual or group of individuals are assessed over a period of time.Mental Status Schedule: Standardized clinical interview used to assess current psychopathology by scaling patient responses to the questions.Sensitivity and Specificity: Binary classification measures to assess test results. Sensitivity or recall rate is the proportion of true positives. Specificity is the probability of correctly determining the absence of a condition. (From Last, Dictionary of Epidemiology, 2d ed)Serotonin Uptake Inhibitors: Compounds that specifically inhibit the reuptake of serotonin in the brain.Age Factors: Age as a constituent element or influence contributing to the production of a result. It may be applicable to the cause or the effect of a circumstance. It is used with human or animal concepts but should be differentiated from AGING, a physiological process, and TIME FACTORS which refers only to the passage of time.Self Report: Method for obtaining information through verbal responses, written or oral, from subjects.Risk Factors: An aspect of personal behavior or lifestyle, environmental exposure, or inborn or inherited characteristic, which, on the basis of epidemiologic evidence, is known to be associated with a health-related condition considered important to prevent.Magnetic Resonance Imaging: Non-invasive method of demonstrating internal anatomy based on the principle that atomic nuclei in a strong magnetic field absorb pulses of radiofrequency energy and emit them as radiowaves which can be reconstructed into computerized images. The concept includes proton spin tomographic techniques.Regression Analysis: Procedures for finding the mathematical function which best describes the relationship between a dependent variable and one or more independent variables. In linear regression (see LINEAR MODELS) the relationship is constrained to be a straight line and LEAST-SQUARES ANALYSIS is used to determine the best fit. In logistic regression (see LOGISTIC MODELS) the dependent variable is qualitative rather than continuously variable and LIKELIHOOD FUNCTIONS are used to find the best relationship. In multiple regression, the dependent variable is considered to depend on more than a single independent variable.Torticollis: A symptom, not a disease, of a twisted neck. In most instances, the head is tipped toward one side and the chin rotated toward the other. The involuntary muscle contractions in the neck region of patients with torticollis can be due to congenital defects, trauma, inflammation, tumors, and neurological or other factors.Deep Brain Stimulation: Therapy for MOVEMENT DISORDERS, especially PARKINSON DISEASE, that applies electricity via stereotactic implantation of ELECTRODES in specific areas of the BRAIN such as the THALAMUS. The electrodes are attached to a neurostimulator placed subcutaneously.Schizophrenic Psychology: Study of mental processes and behavior of schizophrenics.Single-Blind Method: A method in which either the observer(s) or the subject(s) is kept ignorant of the group to which the subjects are assigned.Methylphenidate: A central nervous system stimulant used most commonly in the treatment of ATTENTION DEFICIT DISORDER in children and for NARCOLEPSY. Its mechanisms appear to be similar to those of DEXTROAMPHETAMINE. The d-isomer of this drug is referred to as DEXMETHYLPHENIDATE HYDROCHLORIDE.Schizophrenia: A severe emotional disorder of psychotic depth characteristically marked by a retreat from reality with delusion formation, HALLUCINATIONS, emotional disharmony, and regressive behavior.Predictive Value of Tests: In screening and diagnostic tests, the probability that a person with a positive test is a true positive (i.e., has the disease), is referred to as the predictive value of a positive test; whereas, the predictive value of a negative test is the probability that the person with a negative test does not have the disease. Predictive value is related to the sensitivity and specificity of the test.Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders: Categorical classification of MENTAL DISORDERS based on criteria sets with defining features. It is produced by the American Psychiatric Association. (DSM-IV, page xxii)Pain, Postoperative: Pain during the period after surgery.Videotape Recording: Recording of visual and sometimes sound signals on magnetic tape.Nortriptyline: A metabolite of AMITRIPTYLINE that is also used as an antidepressive agent. Nortriptyline is used in major depression, dysthymia, and atypical depressions.Movement Disorders: Syndromes which feature DYSKINESIAS as a cardinal manifestation of the disease process. Included in this category are degenerative, hereditary, post-infectious, medication-induced, post-inflammatory, and post-traumatic conditions.Chronic Disease: Diseases which have one or more of the following characteristics: they are permanent, leave residual disability, are caused by nonreversible pathological alteration, require special training of the patient for rehabilitation, or may be expected to require a long period of supervision, observation, or care. (Dictionary of Health Services Management, 2d ed)Statistics, Nonparametric: A class of statistical methods applicable to a large set of probability distributions used to test for correlation, location, independence, etc. In most nonparametric statistical tests, the original scores or observations are replaced by another variable containing less information. An important class of nonparametric tests employs the ordinal properties of the data. Another class of tests uses information about whether an observation is above or below some fixed value such as the median, and a third class is based on the frequency of the occurrence of runs in the data. (From McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 4th ed, p1284; Corsini, Concise Encyclopedia of Psychology, 1987, p764-5)United StatesSertraline: A selective serotonin uptake inhibitor that is used in the treatment of depression.Anxiety Disorders: Persistent and disabling ANXIETY.Translations: Products resulting from the conversion of one language to another.Geriatric Assessment: Evaluation of the level of physical, physiological, or mental functioning in the older population group.Socioeconomic Factors: Social and economic factors that characterize the individual or group within the social structure.Case-Control Studies: Studies which start with the identification of persons with a disease of interest and a control (comparison, referent) group without the disease. The relationship of an attribute to the disease is examined by comparing diseased and non-diseased persons with regard to the frequency or levels of the attribute in each group.Retrospective Studies: Studies used to test etiologic hypotheses in which inferences about an exposure to putative causal factors are derived from data relating to characteristics of persons under study or to events or experiences in their past. The essential feature is that some of the persons under study have the disease or outcome of interest and their characteristics are compared with those of unaffected persons.Psychomotor Agitation: A feeling of restlessness associated with increased motor activity. This may occur as a manifestation of nervous system drug toxicity or other conditions.Dyskinesias: Abnormal involuntary movements which primarily affect the extremities, trunk, or jaw that occur as a manifestation of an underlying disease process. Conditions which feature recurrent or persistent episodes of dyskinesia as a primary manifestation of disease may be referred to as dyskinesia syndromes (see MOVEMENT DISORDERS). Dyskinesias are also a relatively common manifestation of BASAL GANGLIA DISEASES.Comorbidity: The presence of co-existing or additional diseases with reference to an initial diagnosis or with reference to the index condition that is the subject of study. Comorbidity may affect the ability of affected individuals to function and also their survival; it may be used as a prognostic indicator for length of hospital stay, cost factors, and outcome or survival.Marital Status: A demographic parameter indicating a person's status with respect to marriage, divorce, widowhood, singleness, etc.Cross-Over Studies: Studies comparing two or more treatments or interventions in which the subjects or patients, upon completion of the course of one treatment, are switched to another. In the case of two treatments, A and B, half the subjects are randomly allocated to receive these in the order A, B and half to receive them in the order B, A. A criticism of this design is that effects of the first treatment may carry over into the period when the second is given. (Last, A Dictionary of Epidemiology, 2d ed)Linear Models: Statistical models in which the value of a parameter for a given value of a factor is assumed to be equal to a + bx, where a and b are constants. The models predict a linear regression.Subthalamic Nucleus: Lens-shaped structure on the inner aspect of the INTERNAL CAPSULE. The SUBTHALAMIC NUCLEUS and pathways traversing this region are concerned with the integration of somatic motor function.Sickness Impact Profile: A quality-of-life scale developed in the United States in 1972 as a measure of health status or dysfunction generated by a disease. It is a behaviorally based questionnaire for patients and addresses activities such as sleep and rest, mobility, recreation, home management, emotional behavior, social interaction, and the like. It measures the patient's perceived health status and is sensitive enough to detect changes or differences in health status occurring over time or between groups. (From Medical Care, vol.xix, no.8, August 1981, p.787-805)Prevalence: The total number of cases of a given disease in a specified population at a designated time. It is differentiated from INCIDENCE, which refers to the number of new cases in the population at a given time.Antimanic Agents: Agents that are used to treat bipolar disorders or mania associated with other affective disorders.Pain Management: A form of therapy that employs a coordinated and interdisciplinary approach for easing the suffering and improving the quality of life of those experiencing pain.Risperidone: A selective blocker of DOPAMINE D2 RECEPTORS and SEROTONIN 5-HT2 RECEPTORS that acts as an atypical antipsychotic agent. It has been shown to improve both positive and negative symptoms in the treatment of SCHIZOPHRENIA.Fatigue: The state of weariness following a period of exertion, mental or physical, characterized by a decreased capacity for work and reduced efficiency to respond to stimuli.Hallucinations: Subjectively experienced sensations in the absence of an appropriate stimulus, but which are regarded by the individual as real. They may be of organic origin or associated with MENTAL DISORDERS.Psychotic Disorders: Disorders in which there is a loss of ego boundaries or a gross impairment in reality testing with delusions or prominent hallucinations. (From DSM-IV, 1994)Sex Factors: Maleness or femaleness as a constituent element or influence contributing to the production of a result. It may be applicable to the cause or effect of a circumstance. It is used with human or animal concepts but should be differentiated from SEX CHARACTERISTICS, anatomical or physiological manifestations of sex, and from SEX DISTRIBUTION, the number of males and females in given circumstances.Recovery of Function: A partial or complete return to the normal or proper physiologic activity of an organ or part following disease or trauma.Cognitive Therapy: A direct form of psychotherapy based on the interpretation of situations (cognitive structure of experiences) that determine how an individual feels and behaves. It is based on the premise that cognition, the process of acquiring knowledge and forming beliefs, is a primary determinant of mood and behavior. The therapy uses behavioral and verbal techniques to identify and correct negative thinking that is at the root of the aberrant behavior.Homes for the Aged: Geriatric long-term care facilities which provide supervision and assistance in activities of daily living with medical and nursing services when required.Statistics as Topic: The science and art of collecting, summarizing, and analyzing data that are subject to random variation. The term is also applied to the data themselves and to the summarization of the data.Logistic Models: Statistical models which describe the relationship between a qualitative dependent variable (that is, one which can take only certain discrete values, such as the presence or absence of a disease) and an independent variable. A common application is in epidemiology for estimating an individual's risk (probability of a disease) as a function of a given risk factor.Tremor: Cyclical movement of a body part that can represent either a physiologic process or a manifestation of disease. Intention or action tremor, a common manifestation of CEREBELLAR DISEASES, is aggravated by movement. In contrast, resting tremor is maximal when there is no attempt at voluntary movement, and occurs as a relatively frequent manifestation of PARKINSON DISEASE.Depressive Disorder, Treatment-Resistant: Failure to respond to two or more trials of antidepressant monotherapy or failure to respond to four or more trials of different antidepressant therapies. (Campbell's Psychiatric Dictionary, 9th ed.)Parents: Persons functioning as natural, adoptive, or substitute parents. The heading includes the concept of parenthood as well as preparation for becoming a parent.Electroconvulsive Therapy: Electrically induced CONVULSIONS primarily used in the treatment of severe AFFECTIVE DISORDERS and SCHIZOPHRENIA.Low Back Pain: Acute or chronic pain in the lumbar or sacral regions, which may be associated with musculo-ligamentous SPRAINS AND STRAINS; INTERVERTEBRAL DISK DISPLACEMENT; and other conditions.Disease Progression: The worsening of a disease over time. This concept is most often used for chronic and incurable diseases where the stage of the disease is an important determinant of therapy and prognosis.Alzheimer Disease: A degenerative disease of the BRAIN characterized by the insidious onset of DEMENTIA. Impairment of MEMORY, judgment, attention span, and problem solving skills are followed by severe APRAXIAS and a global loss of cognitive abilities. The condition primarily occurs after age 60, and is marked pathologically by severe cortical atrophy and the triad of SENILE PLAQUES; NEUROFIBRILLARY TANGLES; and NEUROPIL THREADS. (From Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, pp1049-57)Brain: The part of CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM that is contained within the skull (CRANIUM). Arising from the NEURAL TUBE, the embryonic brain is comprised of three major parts including PROSENCEPHALON (the forebrain); MESENCEPHALON (the midbrain); and RHOMBENCEPHALON (the hindbrain). The developed brain consists of CEREBRUM; CEREBELLUM; and other structures in the BRAIN STEM.Apathy: Lack of emotion or emotional expression; a disorder of motivation that persists over time.Weights and Measures: Measuring and weighing systems and processes.Globus Pallidus: The representation of the phylogenetically oldest part of the corpus striatum called the paleostriatum. It forms the smaller, more medial part of the lentiform nucleus.Sialorrhea: Increased salivary flow.Research Design: A plan for collecting and utilizing data so that desired information can be obtained with sufficient precision or so that an hypothesis can be tested properly.Wechsler Scales: Tests designed to measure intellectual functioning in children and adults.Language: A verbal or nonverbal means of communicating ideas or feelings.ROC Curve: A graphic means for assessing the ability of a screening test to discriminate between healthy and diseased persons; may also be used in other studies, e.g., distinguishing stimuli responses as to a faint stimuli or nonstimuli.Cyclohexanols: Monohydroxy derivatives of cyclohexanes that contain the general formula R-C6H11O. They have a camphorlike odor and are used in making soaps, insecticides, germicides, dry cleaning, and plasticizers.Delusions: A false belief regarding the self or persons or objects outside the self that persists despite the facts, and is not considered tenable by one's associates.Clinical Competence: The capability to perform acceptably those duties directly related to patient care.Self Concept: A person's view of himself.Gait Ataxia: Impairment of the ability to coordinate the movements required for normal ambulation (WALKING) which may result from impairments of motor function or sensory feedback. This condition may be associated with BRAIN DISEASES (including CEREBELLAR DISEASES and BASAL GANGLIA DISEASES); SPINAL CORD DISEASES; or PERIPHERAL NERVOUS SYSTEM DISEASES.Psychotherapeutic Processes: Experiential, attitudinal, emotional, or behavioral phenomena occurring during the course of treatment. They apply to the patient or therapist (i.e., nurse, doctor, etc.) individually or to their interaction. (American Psychological Association: Thesaurus of Psychological Index Terms, 1994)Psychotherapy: A generic term for the treatment of mental illness or emotional disturbances primarily by verbal or nonverbal communication.Central Nervous System Stimulants: A loosely defined group of drugs that tend to increase behavioral alertness, agitation, or excitation. They work by a variety of mechanisms, but usually not by direct excitation of neurons. The many drugs that have such actions as side effects to their main therapeutic use are not included here.Cross-Cultural Comparison: Comparison of various psychological, sociological, or cultural factors in order to assess the similarities or diversities occurring in two or more different cultures or societies.Patient Simulation: The use of persons coached to feign symptoms or conditions of real diseases in a life-like manner in order to teach or evaluate medical personnel.Emotions: Those affective states which can be experienced and have arousing and motivational properties.Injections, Epidural: The injection of drugs, most often analgesics, into the spinal canal without puncturing the dura mater.Paroxetine: A serotonin uptake inhibitor that is effective in the treatment of depression.Perception: The process by which the nature and meaning of sensory stimuli are recognized and interpreted.Prognosis: A prediction of the probable outcome of a disease based on a individual's condition and the usual course of the disease as seen in similar situations.Translating: Conversion from one language to another language.Child Behavior: Any observable response or action of a child from 24 months through 12 years of age. For neonates or children younger than 24 months, INFANT BEHAVIOR is available.Stress, Psychological: Stress wherein emotional factors predominate.Dyskinesia, Drug-Induced: Abnormal movements, including HYPERKINESIS; HYPOKINESIA; TREMOR; and DYSTONIA, associated with the use of certain medications or drugs. Muscles of the face, trunk, neck, and extremities are most commonly affected. Tardive dyskinesia refers to abnormal hyperkinetic movements of the muscles of the face, tongue, and neck associated with the use of neuroleptic agents (see ANTIPSYCHOTIC AGENTS). (Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, p1199)Outpatients: Persons who receive ambulatory care at an outpatient department or clinic without room and board being provided.Behavioral Symptoms: Observable manifestations of impaired psychological functioning.

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*  Treatment Implications for Comorbid Diabetes Mellitus and Depression | Psychiatric Times
Treatment Implications for Comorbid Diabetes Mellitus and Depression. Topics: ADHD. Major Depressive Disorder. Browse All Topics All Topics ADHD Bipolar Disorder Blogs Major Depressive Disorder Schizophrenia Suicide Career CME. MAIN MENU Home Topics Schizophrenia Bipolar ADHD Depression Conferences Clinical Scales Classifieds Special Reports Journal Blogs. Topics: ADHD. Major Depressive Disorder. Browse All Topics All Topics ADHD Bipolar Disorder Blogs Major Depressive Disorder Schizophrenia Suicide Career CME. MAIN MENU Home Topics Schizophrenia Bipolar ADHD Depression Conferences Clinical Scales Classifieds Special Reports Journal Blogs. Treatment Implications for Comorbid Diabetes Mellitus and Depression. Treatment Implications for Comorbid Diabetes Mellitus and Depression. 11 A second study of mixed-age patients with diabetes found that comorbid depression severity influenced costs as well; costs for severely depressed patients were 86% higher than those for patients with less severe depressive symptoms. ...
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*  Assessment of co-occurring addictive and other mental disorder | QUT ePrints
Assessment of co-occurring addictive and other mental disorder. Assessment of co-occurring addictive and other mental disorder. 2009 Assessment of co-occurring addictive and other mental disorder. Abstract Summary Points: * Co-occurring addictive and other mental disorders AMDs are common, especially in treatment services, so screening for substance use and mental health symptoms should be routine.----- * Low levels of substance use or psychological problems can have a substantial impact if a companion disorder is severe or if functioning is poor. Screening should not exclusively focus on severe disorder.----- * AMDs are often more than dual, involving multiple substances and mental disorders, and complex life problems. Comprehensive management requires a wide-ranging assessment.----- * Symptoms of disorders often overlap, and a confident diagnosis often requires repeated or retrospective assessments.----- * AMDs sometimes occur in primary–secondary relationships, but often are mutually interacting, and their...
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*  DHEA and Increased Homocysteine in Schizophrenia and Other Mental Disorders and Declines
... Previous message: DHEA and Increased Homocysteine in Schizophrenia and Other Mental Disorders and Declines Next message: Invitation to France and Spain, c/ba Messages sorted by:. James Michael Howard jmhoward at anthropogeny.com wrote in message news: je0fp0pj7aelhdeg70se8h9hmpi7259m9m at 4ax.com... DHEA and Increased Homocysteine in Schizophrenia and Other Mental Disorders and Declines Copyright 2004, James Michael Howard, Fayetteville, Arkansas, U.S.A. It is my hypothesis that schizophrenia results from low dehydroepiandrosterone DHEA in utero / neonatal. It is important to my hypothesis regarding low DHEA in schizophrenia, and other mental disorders and declines, that Bednarek-Tupilowska and Tupilowski reported that Individual data showed that dehydroepiandrosterone probably lowers Hcy level. It should also be noted that cortisol and testosterone both raise homocysteine levels, also supporting my hypothesis. Amongst plural parallel explanatory points, the one I seem to have specialized on pushing for ...
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*  How do other mental health conditions relate to substance use in adolescents? | National Institute o
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... Home. Library. DRO home. . You are not logged in. Submit research. Contact DRO. DRO. Lifetime psychiatric disorders and body composition : a population-based study Williams, Lana J., Pasco, Julie A., Henry, Margaret J., Jacka, Felice N., Dodd, Seetal, Nicholson, Geoffrey C., Kotowicz, Mark A. and Berk, Michael 2009, Lifetime psychiatric disorders and body composition : a population-based study, Journal of affective disorders, vol. 118, no. 1-3, pp. 173-179. Attached Files. Name Description MIMEType Size Downloads. Title. Lifetime psychiatric disorders and body composition : a population-based study. Author s. Williams, Lana J. Pasco, Julie A. Henry, Margaret J. Jacka, Felice N. Dodd, Seetal Nicholson, Geoffrey C. Kotowicz, Mark A. Berk, Michael. Journal name. Journal of affective disorders. Volume number. 118. Issue number. 1-3. Start page. 173. End page. 179. Total pages. 7. Publisher. Elsevier BV. Place of publication. Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Publication date. 2009-11. ISSN. 0165-0327 1573-2517. Ke...
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*  NewYork-Presbyterian/Queens - Comprehensive Psychiatric Evaluation
... Health Education Library. Child and Adolescent Mental Health Comprehensive Psychiatric Evaluation What is a comprehensive psychiatric evaluation. A comprehensive psychiatric evaluation may help to diagnose any number of emotional, behavioral, or developmental disorders. An evaluation of a child or adolescent is made based on behaviors present and in relation to physical, genetic, environmental, social, cognitive thinking, emotional, and educational components that may be affected as a result of the behaviors presented. The following are the most common components of a comprehensive, diagnostic psychiatric evaluation. However, each evaluation is different, as each child's symptoms and behaviors are different. Evaluation may include: Description of behaviors present for example, when do the behaviors occur, how long does the behavior last, what are the conditions in which the behaviors most often occur Description of symptoms noted physical and psychiatric symptoms Effects of behaviors/symptoms as related ...
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*  Comprehensive Psychiatric Evaluation - Diseases and Conditions - NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital
... Diseases and Conditions Comprehensive Psychiatric Evaluation What is a comprehensive psychiatric evaluation. A comprehensive psychiatric evaluation may be necessary to diagnose any number of emotional, behavioral, or developmental disorders. What is involved in a comprehensive psychiatric evaluation. The following are the most common parts of a comprehensive, diagnostic psychiatric evaluation. However, each evaluation is different, as each individual's symptoms and behaviors are different. Evaluation may include: Description of behaviors present like when do the behaviors happen, how long does the behavior last, what are the conditions in which the behaviors most often happen Description of symptoms noted physical and psychiatric symptoms Effects of behaviors or symptoms as related to: Work performance School performance Relationships and interactions with others like spouse, coworkers, family members, or neighbors Family involvement Activity involvement Psychiatric interview Personal and family history ...
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healthboards view single post graves rage and other mental health problems help please thread graves rage and other mental health problems help please view single post am lisa senior veteran female join date mar location europe posts re graves rage and other mental health problems help please welcome to the board although i m sorry for the reason you re here are you on mcg already for months it s still a rather high dosage most maintenance dosage are lower besides considering the fact that you have symptoms your levels are off after all that s what causes symptoms so do you have any recent labresults if so please feel free to post them so we can have a look at them and advise you better tsh being low does not mean much in graves that s to be expected and will remain low until you achieve remission yet does not mean that your levels are at a good place nor that you re still hypert rai or surgery are drastic options which leave a person hypot next to that rai having several side effects plenty of people achieve...
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*  Further study of genetic association between the TNXB locus... : Psychiatric Genetics
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*  Facts about Mental Health Conditions | Pacific Research Partners
Facts about Mental Health Conditions. Facts about Mental Health Conditions. Facts About Various Neurological Health Conditions. Facts about Mental Health Conditions Facts about Mental Health Conditions Below are some commonly accepted facts about mental illness. About 27% of those who seek medical care for physical problems actually suffer from a mental health condition. Although mental health conditions are treatable, only 20% of individuals seek help. Mental health conditions rank #1 in terms of causing disability in the United States. This translates to more disabilities than ALL other diseases including cancer and heart disease. Mental health conditions account for 25% of all disabilities. Mental health conditions fill more hospital beds than cancer, lung and heart disease combined and is the #1 reason for an individual to occupy a hospital bed. Recent research indicates severe mental illness such as schizophrenia and manic depression bipolar disorder are biochemically caused brain diseases. Approximately...
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*  Mental Health Disorder Statistics - Diseases and Conditions - NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital
... The University Hospital of Columbia and Cornell. Health Library. Diseases and Conditions Mental Health Disorder Statistics Statistics related to mental health disorders The following are the latest statistics available from the National Institute of Mental Health Disorders, part of the National Institutes of Health: Mental health disorders account for several of the top causes of disability in established market economies, such as the U.S., worldwide, and include: major depression also called clinical depression, manic depression also called bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, and obsessive-compulsive disorder. An estimated 26% of Americans ages 18 and older -- about 1 in 4 adults -- suffers from a diagnosable mental disorder in a given year. Many people suffer from more than one mental disorder at a given time. In particular, depressive illnesses tend to co-occur with substance abuse and anxiety disorders. Approximately 9.5% of American adults ages 18 and over, will suffer from a depressive illness major d...
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*  Mental disorders - Psychology Wiki
... Categories of diagnoses in these schemes may include mood disorders, anxiety disorders, psychotic disorders, eating disorders, developmental disorders, personality disorders, and many other categories. There are many different categories of mental disorder, and many different facets of human behavior and personality that can become disordered. Main article: Causes of mental disorders Numerous factors have been linked to the development of mental disorders. Main article: Treatment of mental disorders Mental health services may be based in hospitals, clinics or the community. Antidepressants are used for the treatment of clinical depression as well as often for anxiety and other disorders. Main article: Mental health professional A number of professions have developed that specialise in the treatment of mental disorders, including the medical speciality of psychiatry including psychiatric nursing. Memory disorders Mental disorders and gender Mental disorders diagnosed in childhood Mental disorder due to ge...
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*  National Comorbidity Survey: Adolescent Supplement (NCS-A), 2001-2004
National Comorbidity Survey: Adolescent Supplement NCS-A, 2001-2004. The study contains four data files: 1 data for the adolescent household and school respondents; 2 data for the parents who responded to the long self-administered questionnaire; 3 data for the parents who responded to both the long self-administered questionnaire and the short telephone interview; and 4 diagnostic variables based on information collected from both adolescents and parents. ASCII + SAS Setup SPSS Setup Stata Setup Other. ASCII + SAS Setup SPSS Setup Stata Setup. ASCII + SAS Setup SPSS Setup Stata Setup. ASCII + SAS Setup SPSS Setup Stata Setup. National Comorbidity Survey: Adolescent Supplement NCS-A, 2001-2004. National Institute of Mental Health U01-MH60220 United States Department of Health and Human Services. National Institute of Drug Abuse R01-DA12058-05 United States Department of Health and Human Services. Scope of Study Subject Terms: adolescents, health services utilization, mental disorders, mental health, mental he...
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*  Genetic association analysis of functional polymorphisms in... : Psychiatric Genetics
... Wolters Kluwer Health may email you for journal alerts and information, but is committed to maintaining your privacy and will not share your personal information without your express consent. Psychiatric Genetics Wolters Kluwer Health Logo. Genetic association analysis of functional polymorphisms in... If you have access to this article through your institution, you can view this article in. Psychiatric Genetics: December 2004 - Volume 14 - Issue 4 - pp 209-213 Original Articles. Genetic association analysis of functional polymorphisms in the cytochrome P450 1A2 CYP1A2 gene with tardive dyskinesia in Japanese patients with schizophrenia Matsumoto, Chima a ; Ohmori, Osamu a b ; Shinkai, Takahiro a ; Hori, Hiroko a ; Nakamura, Jun a. In the present study, we analyzed the relationship between TD and two polymorphisms of the CYP1A2 gene, 734C/A and −2964G/A, in a sample of Japanese patients with schizophrenia. Results: Neither the 734C/A nor the −2964G/A polymorphism was associated with TD. Conclusions: We d...
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*  Articles by Laura Almasy : Psychiatric Genetics
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*  December 2013 - Volume 23 - Issue 6 : Psychiatric Genetics
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*  Home Page - Child and Adolescent Mental Health | Health Information | MedCentral Health System
Home Page - Child and Adolescent Mental Health. Health Information. MedCentral Health System. Topic Index. Comprehensive Psychiatric Evaluation. Psychiatric Treatment Team. Knowing When to Seek Treatment for Your Child. Developmental Disorders. Schizophrenia. Tourette's Disorder. Mood Disorders. Anxiety Disorders. Behavior Disorders. Eating Disorders. Substance Abuse / Chemical Dependence. Adjustment Disorders. Psychological Complications of Chronic Illness. Many children and adolescents have mental health problems that interfere with their normal development and daily life activities. Some mental health problems are mild, while others are more severe. Some mental health problems last for only short periods of time, while others, potentially, last a lifetime. The National Institute of Mental Health NIMH estimates that one in five children and adolescents may have a mental health disorder. Anxiety disorders are among the most common mental health problems that occur in children and adolescents. Estimates sugge...
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*  .. Recovering from Chronic Mental Illness: Reconciling With Relapse .. Fighting to Achieve Mental H
Recovering from Chronic Mental Illness: Reconciling With Relapse. Posted on September 26, 2011 by. Natalie Jeanne Champagne. I touched on this topic in my post, Flashbacks and The Fear of Relapse, but there is a lot more to mental health recovery than a single post can cover. An entire book spanning thousands of pages cannot describe the fear associated with relapse. Fighting to Achieve Mental Health Remission. When I think of a chronic mental illness, I always imagine that picture. It summarizes the disease for me. The famous two masks: melancholic and, perhaps, manic. But there is a gray area and that area is where we tend to live in, at least some of the time, in relative stability. Achieving Mental Health Remission. It took me over ten years to recover from bipolar disorder. This partly due to the addiction and alcoholism I battled alongside my disease. The word remission is different than the word recovered. Remission implies, in the context of chronic mental illness, an abating of symptoms, a period of ...
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*  Mental illness Prevention - Mayo Clinic
... By Mayo Clinic Staff. Mental illness refers to a wide range of mental health conditions disorders that affect your mood, thinking and behavior. Examples of mental illness include depression, anxiety disorders, schizophrenia, eating disorders and addictive behaviors. If you have any signs or symptoms of a mental illness, see your primary care provider or mental health specialist. Biochemical changes in the brain are thought to affect mood and other aspects of mental health. Your medical information, including other physical or mental health conditions. What treatment, if any, have you had for mental illness. The defining symptoms for each mental illness are detailed in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders DSM-5, published by the American Psychiatric Association. This class includes mental disorders that are due to other medical conditions or that don't meet the full criteria for one of the above disorders. If you have a mild mental illness with well-controlled symptoms, treatment from...
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*  Influence of DRD2 polymorphisms on the clinical outcomes of... : Psychiatric Genetics
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*  The Center for Reintegration -- Meaningful life assistance for people with persistent mental illness
... About Mental Illness Schizophrenia Bipolar Disorder Major Depressive Disorder Diagnosis & Medication Reintegration & Recovery What is Reintegration. Employment Family & Friends Independent Living Therapeutic Alliances First Person Community Center Resources MWCAC Healthy Lifestyle Fitness Expert Advice Multimedia Back to School Scholarship Program Awards Program Support Resources Professional Issues Standard of Care Total Wellness Center for Reintegration Advisory Board Media FAQ Disclaimer Privacy Policy. There are numerous resources available to those struggling with mental illness. We have for you numerous websites to connect with. You can contact us at 212-957-5090. Our mailing address is 347 west 37th street, New York, NY 10018. Friend us on Facebook:. Reintegration Today. >>. The Reintegration Awards have been honoring those who dedicate themselves to improving the lives of individuals with serious mental illnesses since 1997. For almost twenty years these awards have recognized clinicians, advocat...
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*  The Center for Reintegration -- Meaningful life assistance for people with persistent mental illness
... About Mental Illness Schizophrenia Bipolar Disorder Major Depressive Disorder Diagnosis & Medication Reintegration & Recovery What is Reintegration. Employment Family & Friends Independent Living Therapeutic Alliances First Person Community Center Resources MWCAC Healthy Lifestyle Fitness Expert Advice Multimedia Back to School Scholarship Program Awards Program Support Resources Professional Issues Standard of Care Total Wellness Center for Reintegration Advisory Board Media FAQ Disclaimer Privacy Policy. There are numerous resources available to those struggling with mental illness. We have for you numerous websites to connect with. You can contact us at 212-957-5090. Our mailing address is 347 west 37th street, New York, NY 10018. Friend us on Facebook:. Reintegration Today. >>. The Reintegration Awards have been honoring those who dedicate themselves to improving the lives of individuals with serious mental illnesses since 1997. For almost twenty years these awards have recognized clinicians, advocat...
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*  The Center for Reintegration -- Meaningful life assistance for people with persistent mental illness
... About Mental Illness Schizophrenia Bipolar Disorder Major Depressive Disorder Diagnosis & Medication Reintegration & Recovery What is Reintegration. Employment Family & Friends Independent Living Therapeutic Alliances First Person Community Center Resources MWCAC Healthy Lifestyle Fitness Expert Advice Multimedia Back to School Scholarship Program Awards Program Support Resources Professional Issues Standard of Care Total Wellness Center for Reintegration Advisory Board Media FAQ Disclaimer Privacy Policy. There are numerous resources available to those struggling with mental illness. We have for you numerous websites to connect with. You can contact us at 212-957-5090. Our mailing address is 347 west 37th street, New York, NY 10018. Friend us on Facebook:. Reintegration Today. >>. The Reintegration Awards have been honoring those who dedicate themselves to improving the lives of individuals with serious mental illnesses since 1997. For almost twenty years these awards have recognized clinicians, advocat...
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*  The Center for Reintegration -- Meaningful life assistance for people with persistent mental illness
... About Mental Illness Schizophrenia Bipolar Disorder Major Depressive Disorder Diagnosis & Medication Reintegration & Recovery What is Reintegration. Employment Family & Friends Independent Living Therapeutic Alliances First Person Community Center Resources MWCAC Healthy Lifestyle Fitness Expert Advice Multimedia Back to School Scholarship Program Awards Program Support Resources Professional Issues Standard of Care Total Wellness Center for Reintegration Advisory Board Media FAQ Disclaimer Privacy Policy. There are numerous resources available to those struggling with mental illness. We have for you numerous websites to connect with. You can contact us at 212-957-5090. Our mailing address is 347 west 37th street, New York, NY 10018. Friend us on Facebook:. Reintegration Today. >>. The Reintegration Awards have been honoring those who dedicate themselves to improving the lives of individuals with serious mental illnesses since 1997. For almost twenty years these awards have recognized clinicians, advocat...
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*  Selecting Effective Treatments: A Comprehensive, Systematic Guide to Treating Mental Disorders, Revi
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*  Polymorphic variation at the serotonin 1-A receptor gene is... : Psychiatric Genetics
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*  No NRG1 V266L in Chinese patients with schizophrenia : Psychiatric Genetics
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*  Mental disorder
1 The causes of mental disorders are often unclear. A mental disorder is one aspect of mental health. Diagnosis Prevention Depression. The ICD also has a category for enduring personality change after a catastrophic experience or psychiatric illness. The disorders associated with most disability in high income countries were unipolar major depression 20% and alcohol use disorder 11%. Risk factors for mental illness include genetic inheritance, such as parents having depression.,. In 2015 the official journal of the World Psychiatric Association included a survey of public mental health which concluded '"the evidence base for public mental health interventions is convincing, and the time is now ripe to move from knowledge to action"'. In 2014 the UK Chief Medical Officer chose mental health for her major annual report, and included prevention of mental illness heavily in this. In 2012, Mind, the UK mental health NGO, included '"Staying well; Support people likely to develop mental health problems, to stay well...
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*  Genetic variation of FYN contributes to the molecular mechan... : Psychiatric Genetics
... Wolters Kluwer Health may email you for journal alerts and information, but is committed to maintaining your privacy and will not share your personal information without your express consent. For more information, please refer to our Privacy Policy. Psychiatric Genetics Wolters Kluwer Health Logo. Genetic variation of FYN contributes to the molecular mechan... A A You could be reading the full-text of this article now if you... If you have access to this article through your institution, you can view this article in. Genetic variation of FYN contributes to the molecular mechanisms of coping styles in healthy Chinese-Han participants Zhao, Xiaofeng*; Li, Jingying*; Huang, Yinglin; Jin, Qiu; Ma, Hui; Wang, Yuan; Wu, Lijuan; Li, Jun; Zhu, Gang. Polymorphisms in the Src family tyrosine kinase FYN gene have been associated with several personality traits, but no studies have examined the possible relationship between FYN alleles and coping styles. To this end, we examined the association between three single ...
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*  Mental disorders and vulnerability to homicidal death: Swedish nationwide cohort study | The BMJ
Mental disorders and vulnerability to homicidal death: Swedish nationwide cohort study. The BMJ. Accepted 8 January 2013 Abstract Objective To determine the risk of people with mental disorders being victims of homicide. Conclusions In this large cohort study, people with mental disorders, including those with substance use disorders, personality disorders, depression, anxiety disorders, or schizophrenia, had greatly increased risks of homicidal death. Sociodemographic factors and homicidal death Men had twice the risk of homicidal death relative to women, after adjustment for all other sociodemographic characteristics table 1 ⇓. 32 33 Comparison with other studies To our knowledge, this is the first study to examine the link between mental disorders and homicidal death by using comprehensive sociodemographic and outpatient and inpatient data for a national population. Conclusions This large national cohort study found that people with mental disorders, including those with substance use disorders, personalit...
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*  Home Page - Mental Health Disorders - NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital
... NewYork-Presbyterian. The University Hospital of Columbia and Cornell. Access medical records from your hospital visits online with myNYP.org Find A Doctor. Clinical Services. Health Library. Research and Clinical Trials. For Patients and Visitors. For Professionals. . Request an Appointment. NYP Careers. Maps & Directions. Important Telephone Numbers. About Us. Ways to Give. . Home. Glossary of Medical Terms. Glosario de T rminos M dicos. Diseases and Conditions. Enfermedades y Afecciones. Tests and Procedures. Cirug as y Procedimientos. Interactive Media Library. Calculadoras. Ranked among America's Best Hospitals by U.S.News. More top doctors than any other hospital in the NY Metro area, according to New York Magazine. More top doctors than any hospital in the US. Health Library Topic Index Statistics Comprehensive Psychiatric Evaluation Psychiatric Treatment Team Knowing When To Seek Treatment Mood Disorders Anxiety Disorders Eating Disorders Personality Disorders Schizophrenia Substance Abuse / Chem...
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*  WTAE 4 supports "Bring Change 2 Mind" | Community - WTAE Home
WTAE 4 supports Bring Change 2 Mind. Community - WTAE Home. WTAE 4 supports "Bring Change 2 Mind" Published 8:58 AM EDT Jun 22, 2012. Bring Change 2 Mind is a national anti-stigma campaign founded by Glenn Close, The Balanced Mind Foundation, Fountain House, and Garen Shari Staglin of the International Mental Health Research Organization IMHRO, aimed at removing misconceptions about mental illness. The idea was born out of a partnership between Glenn Close and Fountain House, where Glenn volunteered in order to learn more about mental illness, which both her sister, Jessie Close, and nephew, Calen Pick, live with. One of the best ways you can help someone with mental illness is by understanding what it is — and what it isn't. After all, myths about mental illnesses contribute to stigma, which in turn prevents those who are living with one from seeking help. The fact is, a mental illness is a disorder of the brain — your body's most important organ — and 1 in 6 adults lives with a brain-related illness includi...
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*  Confidential Program for Substance Abuse and Mental Health Disorders
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Rare and Weird Mental Disorder April 22, 2012. 0 Comments The mental disorder or mental illness is a psychological disorder that reflects in human behavior, actions or mannerism which is generally related to disabilities, distress or depression and not considered as a normal development of the person’s culture or traditions. Mental disorders are separately classified to neurological or psychiatric disorders, mental retardation and learning disabilities. Some person with mental disorders are defined with combined feeling of perceived such as paranoia, nervous breakdowns and depression. Here are some mental disorder that we find so strange, weird and bizarre. 1 Stockholm syndrome this syndrome commonly affected are the kidnapped victims, the feeling of “symphatizing with their abductors” instead of hating them. Below are kidnapped victims of having Stockholm syndrome. Natascha Kampusch, kidnapped at 10 in 1998. Natascha Kampusch, kidnapped in 1998 at age 10. Wolfgang Priklopil, kidnapped 10 year old Natascha Ka...
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*  Resources - CHIPTS | Center for HIV Identification, Prevention and Treatment Services
Resources - CHIPTS. Composite International Diagnostic Interview CIDI. Mental Health. Categories Mental Health, Surveys/Scales, Health Assessment. Description Background: The World Health Organization WHO first developed the CIDI in 1990 http://www3.who.int/cidi/. The CIDI CIDI V2.1 was an expansion of the Diagnostic Interview Schedule developed by Lee Robins et. al with the support from the National Institute of Health DIS; Robins, Helzer, Croughan and Ratcliff, 1981.The WHO World Mental Health WMH Survey Initiative was created in 1998 http://www.hcp.med.harvard.edu/wmh/. The WMH-CIDI is a comprehensive, fully-structured interview designed to be used by trained lay interviewers for the assessment of mental disorders according to the definitions and criteria of ICD-10 and DSM-IV. The diagnostic section of the interview is based on the World Health Organization s Composite International Diagnostic Interview WHO CIDI, 1990. The WMH-CIDI allows the investigator to: Measure the prevalence of mental disorders Meas...
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*  Removing Stigmas - Memphis Daily News
Mental illness and addiction are common in the Mid-South and the rest of the nation, but about 60 percent of Americans don’t receive treatment. Kyrstan Anderson, director of mental health provider La Paloma Outpatient Services in East Memphis, says addiction to prescription pain medication is more common than cancer. Kyrstan Anderson, director of mental health provider La Paloma Treatment Center’s Outpatient Services in East Memphis, said mental health conditions still tend to be stigmatized in the Mid-South compared to other common chronic conditions like diabetes, asthma and heart disease. About 40 percent of adults with a substance abuse disorder also have a mental health disorder, data from SAMHSA show. Research from SAMHSA shows only 7.4 percent of adults suffering from a substance abuse disorder and a mental health disorder received treatments for both disorders, and more than half – 55.8 percent – received no treatment at all. La Paloma already operates an intensive in-patient treatment center in Memph...
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*  8 year old sees, talks to, hears and feels strange being. - Mental Conditions Forum - eHealthForum
... Health Forums. Medical Questions. Mental Health. Mental Conditions Forum 8 year old sees, talks to, hears and feels strange being. Must Read. Stress Stress is a natural response to life. But when does stress begin to cause health problems. Basics on stress and the stress response here.... Read more. Stress Symptoms What are the most common signs of stress. To learn which symptoms of acute, episodic and chronic stress can develop into more serious problems, start here.... Read more. Stress Diagnosis Stress can trigger chronic illness. Learn how doctors test for stress and what to expect during an office visit in this section on how to diagnose stress.... Read more. Mental Health 4 years of stress, depression, and anxie... 4 years of stress, depression, and anxie... Mental Conditions premonition of dying in the next year 72 year old mother is Hallucinating. March 16th, 2012. My 8 year-old grand-daughter has been experiencing these strange symptoms. He talks to her, and she talks back. The only place she ca...
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*  Drinking, Drug Use and Smoking Rates Higher in Those With Severe Mental Illness
... About NCADD. NCADD Bookstore. Recovery Stories. Learn About Alcohol. FAQ's / Facts. Alcohol and Crime. Learn About Drugs. FAQ's/Facts. Drugs and Crime. FAQ's/Facts. FAQ's/Facts. Drugs and Crime. Recovery Stories. For People In Recovery. For People In Recovery Recovery from alcoholism and drug addiction is happening every day for millions of people. FAQ's/Facts. Recovery Stories. For Family & Friends The disease of alcoholism and drug addiction affects the whole family. Home : In the News : Drinking, Drug Use and Smoking Rates Higher in Those With Severe Mental Illness. Drinking, Drug Use and Smoking Rates Higher in Those With Severe Mental Illness. People with severe mental illness have significantly higher rates of drinking, drug use and smoking, compared with the general population, a new study finds. People with severe mental illness were about four times more likely to have four or more drinks a day, 3.5 times more likely to use marijuana at least 21 times a year, and 4.6 times more likely to use oth...
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*  Nursing Intervention for HIV Regime Adherence Among People With Serious Mental Illness (SMI) - Full
Nursing Intervention for HIV Regime Adherence Among People With Serious Mental Illness SMI - Full Text View - ClinicalTrials.gov. National Institutes of Health Example: "Heart attack" AND "Los Angeles" Search for studies:. Learn About Clinical Studies. Search Results Study Record Detail. Trial record 4 of 14132 for: mental illness Previous Study. Nursing Intervention for HIV Regime Adherence Among People With Serious Mental Illness SMI This study has been completed. Sponsor: National Institute of Nursing Research NINR Information provided by: National Institute of Nursing Research NINR. ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00264823 First received: December 9, 2005 Last updated: October 3, 2008 Last verified: October 2008 History of Changes. The purpose of this research study is to investigate how nurses can best help people with serious mental illnesses SMI follow their HIV treatment plans. HIV Mental Illness. Official Title: Nursing Intervention for HIV Regimen Adherence Among Serious Mental Illness SMI. Furthe...
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*  Physical disorder
... a physical disorder as a medical term is often used as a term in contrast to a mental disorder in an attempt to differentiate medical disorders that have an available mechanical test such as chemical tests or brain scans from those disorders which have no laboratory or imaging test and are diagnosed only by behavioral syndrome such as those in the diagnostic and statistical manual of mental disorders dsm differentiating the physical disorders from mental disorders can be a difficult problem in both medicine and law most notably because it delves into deep issues and very old and unresolved arguments in philosophy and religion many materialist s believe that all mental disorders are physical disorders of some kind even if tests for them have not yet been developed and it has been the case that some disorders once widely thought to be purely mental are known to have physical origins such as schizophrenia some psychiatrists take the position that some or all mental disorders may be seen analogously to the i...
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*  Psychiatrists’ Views of the Genetic Bases of Mental Disorder... : The Journal of Nervous and Me
... ntal Disease. Wolters Kluwer Health may email you for journal alerts and information, but is committed to maintaining your privacy and will not share your personal information without your express consent. The Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease Wolters Kluwer Health Logo. Psychiatrists’ Views of the Genetic Bases of Mental Disorder... A A You could be reading the full-text of this article now if you... If you have access to this article through your institution, you can view this article in. Journal of Nervous Mental Disease: July 2014 - Volume 202 - Issue 7 - p 530–538 doi: 10.1097/NMD.0000000000000154 Original Articles. Psychiatrists’ Views of the Genetic Bases of Mental Disorders and Behavioral Traits and Their Use of Genetic Tests Klitzman, Robert MD * ; Abbate, Kristopher J. MD *§. Abstract: We examined how 372 psychiatrists view genetic aspects of mental disorders and behaviors and use genetic tests GTs. Psychiatrists perceive strong genetic bases for numerous disorders and traits, and many have ...
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*  mental disorder | Britannica.com
mental disorder britannica com shop school and library subscribers join login activate your free trial stories quizzes galleries lists mental disorder written by stuart c yudofsky m d last updated read view all media alternative titles mental illness psychiatric disorder table of contents introduction types and causes of mental disorders classification and epidemiology theories of causation major diagnostic categories treatment of mental disorders historical overview physiological treatments the psychotherapies mental disorder any illness with significant psychological or behavioral manifestations that is associated with either a painful or distressing symptom or an impairment in one or more important areas of functioning mental disorders in particular their consequences and their treatment are of more concern and receive...
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*  Nursing Intervention for HIV Regime Adherence Among People With Serious Mental Illness (SMI) - Full
Nursing Intervention for HIV Regime Adherence Among People With Serious Mental Illness SMI - Full Text View - ClinicalTrials.gov. Find Studies Study Record Detail. Nursing Intervention for HIV Regime Adherence Among People With Serious Mental Illness SMI This study has been completed. Sponsor: National Institute of Nursing Research NINR Information provided by: National Institute of Nursing Research NINR. ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00264823 First received: December 9, 2005 Last updated: October 3, 2008 Last verified: October 2008 History of Changes. The purpose of this research study is to investigate how nurses can best help people with serious mental illnesses SMI follow their HIV treatment plans. HIV Mental Illness. Official Title: Nursing Intervention for HIV Regimen Adherence Among Serious Mental Illness SMI. Further study details as provided by National Institute of Nursing Research NINR :. Primary Outcome Measures: How to best help people with serious mental illness follow HIV treatment regimens...
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*  Nursing Intervention for HIV Regime Adherence Among People With Serious Mental Illness (SMI) - Full
Nursing Intervention for HIV Regime Adherence Among People With Serious Mental Illness SMI - Full Text View - ClinicalTrials.gov. Find Studies Study Record Detail. Nursing Intervention for HIV Regime Adherence Among People With Serious Mental Illness SMI This study has been completed. Sponsor: National Institute of Nursing Research NINR Information provided by: National Institute of Nursing Research NINR. ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00264823 First received: December 9, 2005 Last updated: October 3, 2008 Last verified: October 2008 History of Changes. The purpose of this research study is to investigate how nurses can best help people with serious mental illnesses SMI follow their HIV treatment plans. HIV Mental Illness. Official Title: Nursing Intervention for HIV Regimen Adherence Among Serious Mental Illness SMI. Further study details as provided by National Institute of Nursing Research NINR :. Primary Outcome Measures: How to best help people with serious mental illness follow HIV treatment regimens...
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*  Association study of susceptibility genes for late-onset Alz... : Psychiatric Genetics
Association study of susceptibility genes for late-onset Alz... Enter your Email address:. Wolters Kluwer Health may email you for journal alerts and information, but is committed to maintaining your privacy and will not share your personal information without your express consent. For more information, please refer to our Privacy Policy. Psychiatric Genetics Wolters Kluwer Health Logo. Association study of susceptibility genes for late-onset Alz... A A You could be reading the full-text of this article now if you... If you have access to this article through your institution, you can view this article in. Association study of susceptibility genes for late-onset Alzheimer’s disease in the Japanese population Ohara, Tomoyuki a,b,c ; Ninomiya, Toshiharu d ; Hirakawa, Yoichiro c,d ; Ashikawa, Kyota a ; Monji, Akira e ; Kiyohara, Yutaka c ; Kanba, Shigenobu b ; Kubo, Michiaki a. APOE is an established susceptibility gene for late-onset Alzheimer’s disease LOAD. Our data indicate that PICALM is also a susceptibili...
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*  Famous People with Mental Illness Listed | Famous People Are Human
Famous People Are Human. Famous People Are Human. Home / Famous People with Mental Illness Famous People with Mental Illness. Famous People with Mental Illness. Famous people with mental illness are outlined here. List of Famous People with Mental Illness. Famous People with Mental Illness Famous people with mental illness are outlined here. There are many hellip; Famous People with Mental Illness Famous People with Mental Illness 2015-04-30 kevinmon 0. Famous People Affected by Bell s Palsy Famous People Who Are Blind Famous People Who Are Deaf or Hard of Hearing Famous People Who Committed Suicide Famous People Who Had Syphilis Famous People Who Have Had Strokes Famous People Who Stutter Famous People with ADHD Famous People with AIDS or HIV Famous People with ALS Lou Gehrig s Disease Famous People with Alzheimer s Disease Famous People with Amputations Famous People with Anxiety Disorders Famous People with Arthritis Famous People with Autism Famous People with Bipolar Disorder Famous People with Cancer Fa...
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*  .. Mental health disorders | iWellVille .. Healthy Living Tips | iWellVille .. Health and safety at
Mental health disorders. iWellVille. Mental health disorders. iWellVille. Healthy Living Tips. iWellVille. Healthy Living Tips. iWellVille. Health and safety at work. iWellVille. Health and safety at work. iWellVille. As an entrepreneur you have obligations with respect to wellbeing and security in your working environment. On the off chance that you need to decrease wellbeing and security perils in your work environment however don’t know where to start, basic steps will permit you to think your endeavours and additionally help your business to be arranged in all circumstances. Having the right state of mind towards the wellbeing of your specialists, foremen, clients and people in general is a critical first step. Your quest for work environment wellbeing and security data begins right where you find peace as working in an environment with tensed looks around won’t be suitable for any person’s health and in this way right result cannot be carried out. Safe at Work is the agreeability method, intended to...
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*  Mental illness rises on agenda - Opinion - The Daily News - Jacksonville, NC
... Newsletter. SEAL4ENC drive scheduled ... SEAL4ENC drive scheduled ... Mental illness rises on agenda One important issue that deserves closer public examination has been brought to the forefront by the terrible school shooting in Newtown, Conn. Comment By The Daily News. The Daily News. By The Daily News. Posted Dec. 31, 2012 at 12:01 AM Updated Dec 31, 2012 at 1:06 PM. By The Daily News. Posted Dec. 31, 2012 at 12:01 AM Updated Dec 31, 2012 at 1:06 PM. One important issue that deserves closer public examination has been brought to the forefront by the terrible school shooting in Newtown, Conn. No, this is about a subject that has long remained ignored, pushed into the background and, in some cases, abandoned by this country: mental health and how society views the rights of the mentally ill and their families. The National Alliance on Mental Illness says that mental illness is much more common than most suspect. But mental disorders, unlike illnesses such as diabetes and heart disease, carry a stigma th...
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*  The Center for Reintegration -- Meaningful life assistance for people with persistent mental illness
There are numerous resources available to those struggling with mental illness. We have for you numerous websites to connect with. For almost twenty years these awards have recognized clinicians, advocates and persons in recovery from serious mental illness. The goal of this scholarship is to help people with schizophrenia, schizoaffective disorder or bipolar disorder acquire the educational and vocational skills necessary to reintegrate into society, secure jobs, and regain their lives. Foundation, which supports the efforts of organizations working to stimulate education, research, and direct care in the mental health field. Baer personally faced mental health challenges during his life and sought to alleviate the suffering of those living with mental illness. Any questions please email baerscholarships@reintegration.com. In particular, the treatment of persons with serious mental illness. So far, numerous clinics have closed their doors, and the already waiting time to be seen in these the public sector is...
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*  Too much adrenaline, or brain tumor?? - Mental Conditions Forum - eHealthForum
Too much adrenaline, or brain tumor?. - Mental Conditions Forum - eHealthForum. Health Forums. Mental Health. Mental Conditions Forum Too much adrenaline, or brain tumor?. But when does stress begin to cause health problems. Stress Symptoms What are the most common signs of stress. To learn which symptoms of acute, episodic and chronic stress can develop into more serious problems, start here.... Stress Diagnosis Stress can trigger chronic illness. Learn how doctors test for stress and what to expect during an office visit in this section on how to diagnose stress.... Mental Health Too much sleep. I know for certain BP cannot skyrocket when it does, or be that high, last year I had slightly high BP and I got a few basic tests done, my thyroid was fine they said. and pressure behind my eyes on and off from the BP, it looks like it's a tumor.. Did you find this post helpful. You marked this post as helpful. I changed my mind. Unlike the relatively mild, brief anxiety caused by a stressful event, anxiety disorde...
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*  Signs, Symptoms & Treatment for Mental Illness | 11alive.com
Signs, Symptoms & Treatment for Mental Illness. 11alive.com. . Home. News. Weather. Sports. Video. 11Alive. Community. WXIA. . FEATURED:. Search. Signs, Symptoms & Treatment for Mental Illness 11:31 PM, Feb 5, 2013. comments. Tweet. Facebook. Twitter. Google buzz. Del.icio.us. Digg. Reddit. Newsvine. Buzz up. Fark it. - A A A. + FILED UNDER. Local News Headlines. Help Desk. PDF Document: Mental Health Orgs. ATLANTA, GA. -- According to statistics, mental illness crosses all social-economic boundaries and age does not play a factor at the onset of the disease. Parents are looking for answers so that they may help their children. What symptoms should they look for. More information on Mental Health Organizations. Research from the National Alliance on Mental Illness, NAID indicates that the early signs of mental illness include changes in mood and behavior. There could also be a drop in school performance. Parents can witness persistent aggressive behavior in their child. If someone issues threats to others or ...
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*  Genetic Overlap Seen in Five Mental Disorders – WebMD
... Symptoms. Health A-Z. Depression. Communities: Connect with people like you, and get expert guidance on living a healthy life. WebMD Pain Coach Track your pain levels, triggers, and treatments. Sign up to receive WebMD's award-winning content delivered to your inbox. Living Healthy. Health Balance. Family Pregnancy. Featured Topics Know the Signs of Early Pregnancy. News Experts. Sign up to receive WebMD's award-winning content delivered to your inbox. WebMD Health Experts and Community. WebMD Communities Connect with people like you, and get expert guidance on living a healthy life. Get Answers WebMD Newsletters Sign up to receive WebMD's award-winning content delivered to your inbox. Genetic Overlap Seen in Five Mental Disorders Strongest link between schizophrenia and bipolar disorder, researchers say. 11 HealthDay News -- Five major mental disorders share common inherited genetic variations, a new study finds. The overlap is highest between schizophrenia and bipolar disorder 15 percent, moderate betw...
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*  Always scared - Mental Conditions Forum - eHealthForum
Always scared - Mental Conditions Forum - eHealthForum. Ask a Doctor. Sign Up. Mental Health. Mental Conditions Forum Always scared. But when does stress begin to cause health problems. Basics on stress and the stress response here.... Stress Symptoms What are the most common signs of stress. To learn which symptoms of acute, episodic and chronic stress can develop into more serious problems, start here.... Stress Diagnosis Stress can trigger chronic illness. Learn how doctors test for stress and what to expect during an office visit in this section on how to diagnose stress.... I fear stress. Did you find this post helpful. You marked this post as helpful. I changed my mind. Soulhavoc replied April 14th, 2010. It might be worth it to describe how you are feeling to your family doctor and explain your lack of mental health coverage. Did you find this post helpful. You marked this post as helpful. I changed my mind. Users who thank Soulhavoc for this post: baileymae100101. baileymae100101 replied April 19th, 2...
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*  .. Accomplishing Goals When Living With Mental Illness .. The Definition of ‘Goals’ .. Defining
Accomplishing Goals When Living With Mental Illness. Posted on April 23, 2012 by. Natalie Jeanne Champagne. Of course we can accomplish goals when living with a mental illness. We have brains that work and bodies that move. But it can be difficult. It can be difficult when we don’t feel great but we can turn this difficulty into a positive— yes —positive experience. Positive and negative words. Let’s start with positive definitions:. And that’s all and great and probably obvious, but reaching and accomplishing important things in life–small or large–can sometimes feel negative. impulsive. But words and are just words until they are acted upon and negative feelings can spur positive actions. Defining Goals When Living With A Mental Illness. Is not hugely different then defining goals when you do not l ive with a mental illness. Sometimes, it’s larger things: finding a new home, allowing someone new into your life, and taking care of yourself. Allowing Yourself to Set Goals. It is positive. It is an important p...
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*  from Ideas on Liberty
... Home Introduction Szasz Materials Debates Links/Related Items. The following essay is reproduced here by permission of Sheldon Richman, Editor, The Freeman. The Freeman is published by The Foundation for Economic Education, Irvington-on-Hudson, NY 10533. Szasz, T.S. 2006. Mental illness as brain disease: A brief history lesson. Ideas on Liberty, 56: 24-25 May. MENTAL ILLNESS AS BRAIN DISEASE: A BRIEF HISTORY LESSON by Thomas S. Szasz, M.D. A 1999 White House Conference on Mental Health concluded: "Research in the last decade proves that mental illnesses are diagnosable disorders of the brain." President William Clinton was more specific: "Mental illness can be accurately diagnosed, successfully treated, just as physical illness." Persons who reject the view that mental illnesses are physical diseases are dismissed by today's opinion-makers as intellectual troglodytes, on a par with "flat earthers." That the claim that "mental illnesses are diagnosable disorders of the brain" is a lie ought to be evident ...
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*  Life,universe And Everything Else --- Please Help - Mental Conditions Forum - eHealthForum
... Health Forums. Medical Questions. Mental Health. Mental Conditions Forum Life,universe And Everything Else --- Please Help. Stress Stress is a natural response to life. But when does stress begin to cause health problems. Basics on stress and the stress response here.... Stress Symptoms What are the most common signs of stress. To learn which symptoms of acute, episodic and chronic stress can develop into more serious problems, start here.... Stress Diagnosis Stress can trigger chronic illness. Learn how doctors test for stress and what to expect during an office visit in this section on how to diagnose stress.... Mental Health Rebuilding Your Life Insanity – My Mad Life. the End of My Life. Sometimes I can latch on to things that worry me or afraid of like going mad,having a mental illness like seeing things or hearing things. I just wanna get on with life and stop constantly questioning life,universe and everything else!!!!. Did you find this post helpful. You marked this post as helpful. I changed m...
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*  Mental illness portrayed in media
... In different forms of entertainment, such as movies, television shows, books, magazines, and news, those living with mental illness are sometimes shown to be stereotypically violent and unpredictable, unlike how many of those with mental illnesses truly are. 1 The way that mental illnesses are portrayed in different forms of entertainment can contribute to public stigma. Public or social stigma is the awareness of stereotypes that the public and society holds about people who are living with mental illnesses. 2 In movies this often means portraying characters a physically violent and unpredictable, like in the 1978 movie Halloween, in which the villain is a patient that escaped from a mental institution. News Movies Statistics References. By saying everyone gets depressed is showing that she is a part of that world that either does not accept depression is a disease or they do not believe it is a disease. Knight's article is proof that there is still a stigma to depression. Ending his article, Campbell m...
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*  Disarmament plan: First label everyone with a mental disorder, then use that to take their guns
... Free Republic Browse. Search. News/Activism Topics. Post Article. Skip to comments. Disarmament plan: First label everyone with a mental disorder, then use that to take their guns. Natural News 12/22/2012. Jon Rappaport Posted on 12/24/2012 5:37:11 AM PST by. IbJensen. NaturalNews When everybody is diagnosed with a mental disorder, gun permits will be a thing of the past Take that seriously. At a presidential debate, Obama was asked about achieving gun control. He said, Enforce the laws we've already got. Make sure we are keeping the guns out of the hands of criminals... those who are mentally ill. http://psychcentral.com In case you've been sleeping in a cave for the past few years, the US government is doing everything it can to create more categories of crimes, and the psychiatrists are expanding the list of fictional but enforceable mental disorders, as they also relentlessly promote more diagnosis and treatment. Some estimates state 20-25% of the US population is suffering from a mental diso...
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*  Mental Illness - Alta Mira
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*  Convicing myself that I'm sick - Mental Conditions Forum - eHealthForum
... Mental Health. Mental Conditions Forum Convicing myself that I'm sick. Stress Stress is a natural response to life. But when does stress begin to cause health problems. Stress Symptoms What are the most common signs of stress. To learn which symptoms of acute, episodic and chronic stress can develop into more serious problems, start here.... Stress Diagnosis Stress can trigger chronic illness. Learn how doctors test for stress and what to expect during an office visit in this section on how to diagnose stress.... Mental Health Feeling giant - what causes this feeling... i feel that the problems i am having are... Can someone please tell me what to do to either stop being afraid of having every disease/illness/problem possible or at least try to give me some advice. Did you find this post helpful. Hi areyouready and welcome to ehealth: I think that years ago I felt like you did...It's just plain part of growing up...You can go one way or the other....Be a slob or be neat and aware of life as you are...I a...
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*  Permanent mental blank - Mental Conditions Forum - eHealthForum
... Mental Health. Mental Conditions Forum Permanent mental blank. But when does stress begin to cause health problems. Stress Symptoms What are the most common signs of stress. Mental Health Permanently down Permanent down mood Permanent Damage. But ever since that time, this has become a permanent state. My mind is blank no thoughts whatsoever all the time... Otherwise, my mind is blank. My mind is clear of thoughts but I feel like my mind is quite foggy/blurry. Did you find this post helpful. You marked this post as helpful. I changed my mind. fuzzwuzz replied September 11th, 2009. Did you find this post helpful. You marked this post as helpful. I changed my mind. jsofhen replied September 24th, 2013. Did you find this post helpful. You marked this post as helpful. I changed my mind. inthefog replied October 11th, 2009. If you find out anything about what might be causing this sort of thing, please post it. I'm feeling pretty desperate for answers. Did you find this post helpful. You marked this post as h...
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*  Milwaukee Community Journal » WISCONSIN'S LARGEST AFRICAN AMERICAN NEWSPAPERFive Major Mental Disor
Milwaukee Community Journal WISCONSIN S LARGEST AFRICAN AMERICAN NEWSPAPERFive Major Mental Disorders Share Certain Genes - Milwaukee Community Journal. About MCJ. Dr. Entertainment. MCJ WEEKEND Edition. For Women Only. Health. In The Black. MW Books. MW Business. MW Entertainment. MW Family. MW Food. MW Health. MW Men. MW Political. MW Religion. MW Sports. MW Women. MW Youth. MLK Special. National News. NW Books. NW Business. NW Entertainment. NW Family. NW Food. NW Health. NW Housing. NW Men. NW Political. NW Religion. NW Sports. NW Women. NW Youth. Religion. Sports. World News. WN Books. WN Business. WN Entertainment. WN Family. WN Food. WN Health. WN Housing. WN Men. WN Political. WN Religion. WN Sports. WN Women. WN Youth. Home MCJ WEEKEND Edition. Health. Five Major Mental Disorders Share Certain Genes Sunday, October 4, 2015. Five Major Mental Disorders Share Certain Genes. Scientists have discovered that autism, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder ADHD, bipolar disorder, major depressive disorder...
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*  .. Tag Archives: school .. You have a mental condition
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*  .. Tag Archives: orthorexia .. You have a mental condition
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*  .. Tag Archives: perceived .. You have a mental condition
Tag Archives: perceived. You have a mental condition. Posted on. October 4, 2012. by. livinginnatureengland. It is obvious that we live in a scientific dictatorship and are being manipulated and psychologically studied on a day to day basic. If you are not aware of this then you should read articles like this the most as … Continue reading →. Posted in Health. Tagged alan watt, alex jones, article, autism, blog, brootherhood, bullying, definition, dr cassar, dr coldwell, dynamics, europe, fat, foods, healing, health, homosexuality, india, karma, mainstream, manipulated, medical, mental condition, mind control, mk ultra, obese, obession, orthorexia, orthorexia nervosa, overweight, paradigm, perceived, programming, psychologically, reality, rtnews, russell brand, school, scientific dictatorship, social, sprituality, subconscious, subliminal, techniques, think tanks, vaccines, zen. Leave a comment....
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*  .. Tag Archives: russell brand .. You have a mental condition
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*  Physical disorders - Psychology Wiki
... − A 'physical disorder' as a medical term is often used as a term in contrast to a ' ]', in an attempt to differentiate medical disorders which have an available objective mechanical test such as chemical tests or brain scans, from those disorders which have no objective laboratory or imaging test, and are diagnosed only by behavioral ] such as those in the ] or DSM manual. + A 'physical disorder' as a medical term is often used as a term in contrast to a ' ]', in an attempt to differentiate medical disorders which have an available objective mechanical test such as chemical tests or brain scans, from those disorders which have no objective laboratory or imaging test, and are diagnosed only by behavioral ] such as those in the ] or DSM manual. Differentiating 'physical' from 'mental' disorders is a difficult problem in both medicine and law, most notably because it delves into deep issues, and very old and unresolved arguments in philosophy and religion. Differentiating 'physical' from 'mental' disorders...
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*  38 CFR 4.125 - Diagnosis of mental disorders. - Regulations - VLEX 19774465
... United States. Intelligent legal information SEARCH. ENTER. Keep me logged in this device FORGOT PASSWORD SIGN IN SIGN IN NOW WITH AN ACCOUNT. . +1-888-223-0621 WHY vLex. PRODUCTS. CONTENTS. ABOUT US. SUPPORT. Regulations. 38 CFR 4.125 - Diagnosis of mental disorders. Updated to: July 2013. Tweet. CONTENT. Title 38: Pensions, Bonuses, and Veterans' Relief. CHAPTER I: DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS. PART 4: SCHEDULE FOR RATING DISABILITIES. Subpart B: Disability Ratings. : Mental Disorders. 4.125 - Diagnosis of mental disorders. a If the diagnosis of a mental disorder does not conform to DSM-IV or is not supported by the findings on the examination report, the rating agency shall return the report to the examiner to substantiate the diagnosis. b If the diagnosis of a mental disorder is changed, the rating agency shall determine whether the new diagnosis represents progression of the prior diagnosis, correction of an error in the prior diagnosis, or development of a new and separate condition. If it is not...
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*  Why Is Psychiatry's New Manual So Much Like The Old One? | WRUR
NPR News. NPR News. During that time, scientists have learned a lot about the brain. And something similar needs to happen in mental health because, she says, "everything from autism to Alzheimer's is classified in ways that clearly don't work today." Desmond-Hellman adds that she's not criticizing psychiatrists or psychologists for using the DSM. This sort of research has the potential to uncover problems in the brain that will change the way mental disorders are classified, Insel says. "We said that by the time DSM-5 comes out, Alzheimer's will be the first diagnosis that has a laboratory test." That hasn't happened. The last DSM revision came 20 years ago, and in that time, scientists have learned a lot about the brain. DESMOND-HELLMAN: I'm a cancer doctor and had the incredible opportunity to work on revolutionizing how we treat breast cancer, based on what gene - what's in your DNA that's driving, that's signaling the breast cancer to grow. HAMILTON: Insel tells me that mental health researchers have spe...
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*  .. After the Diagnosis of Mental Illness: Fear of the Future .. Life Before the Diagnosis of Mental
After the Diagnosis of Mental Illness: Fear of the Future. Posted on March 22, 2012 by. Natalie Jeanne Champagne. I could write a million posts granted my hands might hurt, my head even more on how frightening life, before being diagnosed with a mental illness, is. Life Before the Diagnosis of Mental Illness. Is terrifying–not knowing what is ‘wrong’ with us. We wonder if we will ever be able to function again. The feelings that come with mental illness, before treated, are akin to be locked in a room, a black room, without a key. Life After the Diagnosis: Fearing the Future. Let’s move ahead: You have obtained a state of recovery. If your illness is chronic, and it probably is, you now understand you will take medication For The Rest of Your Life. We spend so much time analyzing our mood, fearing relapse, that our lives can slip through our fingers. Years might pass, years that could be the best of your life, and you cannot move forward because the diagnosis has come to define your life. We might fear the fu...
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*  .. Why are mental health disorders and addictions treated separately? .. Recent Articles Why a
Latest Article. Why are mental health disorders and addictions treated separately. by Wendy Glauser, Joshua Tepper Jill Konkin | October 1, 2015. Recent Articles. Why are mental health disorders and addictions treated separately. by Wendy Glauser, Joshua Tepper Jill Konkin October 1, 2015. Is a large cut to methadone-providing doctors justified or putting patients at risk. by Wendy Glauser September 25, 2015. Are we training too many doctors, or too few. Why no one really knows. by Wendy Glauser, Verna Yiu Andrew Remfry September 24, 2015. Faces of Health Care: Peter. by Jeremy Petch Andreas Laupacis September 23, 2015. Recent Opinions. The Trans-Pacific Partnership threatens the health of Canadians. by Arne Rückert Ronald Labonté September 30, 2015. Physicians and hospitals can work together for a patients-first system. by Virginia Roth, Jeffrey Turnbull, James Worthington Pauline Tam September 16, 2015. We need a national strategy to support unpaid caregivers. by Nicole Bernier September 9, 2015. Popular ...
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*  CPA Publications - Youth and Mental Illness
"Nobody could possibly understand how I feel." "If I start to cry, I'm sure I'll never stop." "I'm so bad that no one could ever like me." "If I don't hit something, I'm going to explode." "If people knew what I was thinking, they would say that I'm crazy." "I try as hard as I can, but I just don't understand things like I used to." "My family is driving me crazy!" "I just don't enjoy anything anymore." "I wish I could just stop feeling." Adolescent Mental Illness Canadian adolescents, like teens throughout the world, are at high risk for mental illness. It is important to better understand what is going on with our youth, why they are at risk, and how we can try to better address the needs of adolescents with psychiatric disorders. What Is Mental Illness. myth : People with a mental illness never get better. fact : People of all ages and all walks of life seek help from a variety of mental health professionals, including psychiatrists. Youth And Mental Illness Different kinds of mental illnesses are commonly...
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*  1 Boring Old Man » a little “o”…
Undoubtedly, with time, some of the disorders of unknown etiology will be found to have specific biological etiologies, others to have specific psychological causes, and still others to result mainly from a particular interplay of psychological, social, and biological factors. Robert Spitzer , in the DSM-III, p 6. It was based on the Research Diagnostic Criteria developed by Spitzer at the NIMH. Spitzer s assurances about parsing these diagnoses between disorders of psychological and biological origin, psychiatry became focused on biology, and the that sorting, or even any attempts disappeared. The DSM-5 Task Force began its life in 2002 with the explicit goal of matching the findings of biological research with the diagnostic system, completing the transition to a biology based system, but that enterprise failed globally. The objections to the clinical diagnostic system were that the psychiatric drugs were not specific for any particular diagnosis. A diagnostic approach based on the biology as well as the sy...
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*  Mental Illness Awareness Week
... 'Mental Illness Awareness Week MIAW ' also known as 'Mental Health Awareness Week' was established in 1990 http://www.nami.org/miaw/ by the U.S. Congress in recognition of efforts by the National Alliance on Mental Illness NAMI to educate and increase awareness about mental illness. It takes place every year during the first full week of October. join to sponsor events to promote community outreach and public education concerning mental illnesses such as major depressive disorder, bipolar disorder, and schizophrenia. An estimated 26.2 percent of Americans ages 18 and older — about one in four adults — suffer from a diagnosable mental illness in any given year. 1 Not only are these adults affected by one mental illness; 45% of these adults meet criteria for two or more disorders. http://www.techtimes.com/articles/7628/20140527/1-4-u-s-adults-suffer-diagnosable-mental-disorder-given.htm These range from fairly common mood disorders to the much more serious anxiety and schizophrenia disorders. Among these, ...
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*  NAMI | Policy Topics
National Alliance on Mental Illness page printed from http://www2.nami.org/ 800 950-NAMI; info@nami.org 2015 Prescribing Privileges for Psychologists. The 1999 Surgeon General s report Mental Health: A Report of the Surgeon General revealed that fewer than one-third of all people with a diagnosable mental disorder in the U.S. receive treatment in a given year. And, the 1998 report from the Schizophrenia Patient Outcomes Research Team PORT study revealed that fewer than 50% of all people with schizophrenia receive even minimally adequate treatment in a given year. These treatment access problems are even worse for children and adolescents with severe mental disorders. One contributing factor is the lack of qualified psychiatrists and other mental health providers in many regions of the country, particularly in rural areas. These include: What impact would expanding prescription privileges to psychologists have on the quality of care, safety and well-being of individuals with mental illnesses. What impact, if a...
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*  Trouble concentrating when people talk to me
... Anxiety Forums, Blogs & Support Groups. Anxiety Zone Forums, Blogs Support Groups. Other Mental Health Issues Moderators: anxiouskathie, kevinjoseph, BuzzBee1, MobileChucko, docaholic. Trouble concentrating when people talk to me. Hey all, for as long as I can remember, I ve really had trouble concentrating when people are talking to me. Then someone asks me a question and I just don t understand what the question was unless I try to concentrate really hard and usually I have to ask them to repeat the question. In short, I have trouble hearing people as it sounds like a completely different language or mumbling in my head. At meetings I can t concentrate and it also sounds like mumbling to me. Re: Trouble concentrating when people talk to me Reply #1 on: February 04, 2014, 02:37:30 AM. I was diagnosed with ADD I have the MTHFR gene mutation which causes Autism and symptoms of Autism, ADD being one of them, and the issue you re describing is very similar to what I ve experienced really all of my life. Mus...
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*  DO SERIAL KILLERS SUFFER FROM MENTAL DISORDERS
... created and web mastering by sean o connor do serial killers suffer from mental disorders richard ramirez one day men will look back and say i gave birth to the twentieth century jack the ripper throughout history and into the present serial killers have terrorized and preyed on innocent people they are driven to kill and commit heinous acts by a force unknown to the sane thinking population the bizarre behavior and thought patterns of serial killers lead many to believe that they may suffer from some type of mental disorder a recent study found that of prison inmates who are classified violent and dangerous have some form of brain disorder are these killers really affected by a mental disorder or are they just trying to get a lighter prison sentence the purpose of this website is to provide information to the viewer on mental disorders common to serial killers several case studies on some of the more infamous serial killers are also included index dahmer bundy jack the ripper sociopath schizophrenia...
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*  New psychiatric diagnostic categories could lead to spike in ADA claims
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*  Your Psychiatric Illness May Be Caused By A Minor Glandular Issue
... Follow Jezebel. Following Jezebel. Jezebel. Your Psychiatric Illness May Be Caused By A Minor Glandular Issue. Margaret Hartmann Filed to: Health. Hypothyroidism. Psychiatric problems. Mental Illness. For some people issues like depression and anxiety may actually be caused by thyroid imbalances so slight that doctors may not even think that they need to be treated. Russell Joffe, a North Shore-Long Island Jewish Health System psychiatrist, has concluded that treating patients for subclinical thyroid problems can sometimes make their psychiatric issues disappear. The thyroid gland produces two hormones that regulate various functions in the body, including body temperature, heartbeat, and cognitive functioning. When someone produces way too much of the hormones, a condition known as hyperthyroidism, their metabolism speeds up and they experience symptoms like sweating, weight loss, and anxiety. Is there an underlying thyroid problem that causes psychiatric symptoms, or is it the other way around. Doctors...
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*  Cost of treating seriously mentally ill persons with HIV following highly active retroviral therapy
This current study examines 2003 Medicaid expenditures associated with the treatment of adults with both serious mental illness and HIV, compared to those with HIV and serious mental illness only. In 2003, 788 persons with both SMI and HIV had the highest treatment expenditures at $23,842 per person followed by 2984 persons with HIV-only at $13,183, while the SMI-only group of 19,664 individuals was $11,860 per person. The co-morbidity expenditure ratio in 2003 for the co-morbid population compared to the SMI-only group was 2.0 and 1.8 for the co-morbid population to the HIV-only population. The share of inpatient cost was reduced from 64% of total costs in 1996 to 30% of total cost in 2003. Although the study data suggests that individuals with both HIV and serious mental illness are receiving similar treatment for their HIV disorder as those with HIV alone, a concern that requires further investigation is the finding that HAART treatment is being used by less than 50% of the co-morbid and HIV only study pop...
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*  .. Mental Disorders Demonstrated By Winnie The Pooh Characters .. Rate this: .. Share this: .. Lik
← Premature Babies ADHD →. ↓ Jump to Comments Mental Disorders Demonstrated By Winnie The Pooh Characters DISCLAIMER: read at your own risk – this is known to shatter your image of children stories and will cause you to reminisce about the good old times. I was originally researching autism and the different TV characters that seem to portray many of their traits when I stumbled across a post about the different mental disorders each character in the Winnie The Pooh books depict. This isn’t the first time a big part of my childhood has been damaged by the apparent “truth” behind the story but, nevertheless, my curiosity got the better of me and I began to ruin yet another memory…. Christopher Robin : Schizophrenia – this is when there is a malfunction in the perception of reality which is certainly evident in Christopher having hallucinations where he imagines his stuffed toys are alive. Winnie The Pooh : Eating Disorder – though you may not think of this as a mental disorder, the cause of it is Poo...
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*  Hi I am a 31 year old male, very fit very healthy. Exercise
Mental Health. Ask a Psychiatrist and Get Answers to Mental Health Questions ASAP Not a Mental Health Question. Ask Kate McCoy, M.Ed, NBCC, LPC Your Own ... Kate McCoy, M.Ed, NBCC, LPC, Therapist Category: Mental Health Satisfied Customers: 5700 Experience: Over 20 years experience specializing in anxiety, depression, drug and alcohol, and relationship issues. Kate McCoy, M.Ed, NBCC, LPC is online now. Kate McCoy, M.Ed, NBCC, LPC replied 2 years ago. Given your range of symptoms, it might help to get a diagnosis with a therapist or psychiatrist, if you have not already. Ask Your Own Mental Health Question. How does the process of mental health disorder diagnosis work. Kate McCoy, M.Ed, NBCC, LPC replied 2 years ago. The mental health exam also includes questions that will confirm or rule out any diagnosis you may possibly have but especially the depression, anxiety and possible ADHD. Kate McCoy, M.Ed, NBCC, LPC, Therapist Category: Mental Health Satisfied Customers: 5700 Experience: Over 20 years experience s...
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*  Brief Psychiatric Rating scale | AppBrain Android Market
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Mental disorderBrief Psychiatric Rating Scale: The Brief Psychiatric Rating Scale (BPRS) is rating scale which a clinician or researcher may use to measure psychiatric symptoms such as depression, anxiety, hallucinations and unusual behaviour.Overall JE, Gorham DR (1962).David Budescu: David Budescu is a psychologist and academic. He is the Anne Anastasi Professor of Psychometrics and Quantitative Psychology at Fordham University.Generalizability theory: Generalizability theory, or G Theory, is a statistical framework for conceptualizing, investigating, and designing reliable observations. It is used to determine the reliability (i.Pain scale: A pain scale measures a patient's pain intensity or other features. Pain scales are based on self-report, observational (behavioral), or physiological data.Closed-ended question: A closed-ended question is a question format that limits respondents with a list of answer choices from which they must choose to answer the question.Dillman D.Self-rated health: Self-rated health (also called Self-reported health, Self-assessed health, or perceived health) refers to both a single question such as “in general, would you say that you health is excellent, very good, good, fair, or poor?” and a survey questionnaire in which participants assess different dimensions of their own health.BrexpiprazoleCauses of Parkinson's disease: Parkinson's disease (PD) is a degenerative disorder of the central nervous system. 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(1/6977) Predicting delayed anxiety and depression in patients with gastrointestinal cancer.

The aim of this study was to examine the possibility of predicting anxiety and depression 6 months after a cancer diagnosis on the basis of measures of anxiety, depression, coping and subjective distress associated with the diagnosis and to explore the possibility of identifying individual patients with high levels of delayed anxiety and depression associated with the diagnosis. A consecutive series of 159 patients with gastrointestinal cancer were interviewed in connection with the diagnosis, 3 months (non-cured patients only) and 6 months later. The interviews utilized structured questionnaires assessing anxiety and depression [Hospital Anxiety and Depression (HAD) scale], coping [Mental Adjustment to Cancer (MAC) scale] and subjective distress [Impact of Event (IES) scale]. Patient anxiety and depression close to the diagnosis were found to explain approximately 35% of the variance in anxiety and depression that was found 6 months later. The addition of coping and subjective distress measures did little to improve that prediction. A model using (standardized) cut-off scores of moderate to high anxiety, depression (HAD) and intrusive thoughts (IES subscale) close to the diagnosis to identify patients at risk for delayed anxiety and depression achieved a sensitivity of 75% and a specificity of 98%. Levels of anxiety and depression at diagnosis predicted a similar status 6 months later. The results also indicated that the HAD scale in combination with the IES intrusion subscale may be used as a tool for detecting patients at risk of delayed anxiety and depression.  (+info)

(2/6977) Computerised tomography and intellectual impairment in the elderly.

Sixty-six elderly subjects (mean age 77 years) whose mental state was assessed clinically and by simple psychometric tests have been studied by computerised tomography. The mean maximum ventricular area in the 17 mentally normal subjects was above the upper limit of normal for younger subjects, and there was a broad relationship between increasing ventricular dilatation and increasing intellectual impairment. No such clear relationship was demonstrable for measures of cortical atrophy.  (+info)

(3/6977) Executive function in depression: the role of performance strategies in aiding depressed and non-depressed participants.

OBJECTIVES: Depression has been found to be associated with dysfunction in executive processes, whereas relatively automatic processes are thought to remain intact. Failure to generate or implement adequate performance strategies has been postulated in depressed participants. The present study investigated spontaneous strategy usage in depressed and control participants, and the effectiveness of providing a hint about performance strategies. METHODS: Unipolar depressed participants were compared with matched healthy controls on three tasks sensitive to executive function: memory for categorised words, response suppression, and multiple scheduling. Participants in each group were randomly allocated to strategy aid and no strategy aid conditions. Those in the strategy aid condition were given a hint about the use of an appropriate performance strategy for each task, in addition to the standard instructions given to those in the no strategy aid condition. RESULTS: Depressed participants performed worse than controls on each of the three tasks, and were found to use appropriate performance strategies less often. Provision of strategy hints increased the use of performance strategies in two of the three tasks, memory for categorised words, and response suppression, but did not significantly improve overall performance for either group. CONCLUSIONS: The findings were consistent with the view that depressed participants fail to use appropriate performance strategies spontaneously to the same extent as controls. However, provision of information alone does not seem to be an adequate means of enhancing performance. The role of performance strategies in cognitive impairment in depression is discussed, both in terms of initiating use of such strategies and carrying these out efficiently.  (+info)

(4/6977) Quality of life in chronic heart failure: cilazapril and captopril versus placebo. Cilazapril-Captopril Multicentre Group.

OBJECTIVE: To measure quality of life (QOL) in patients with mild to moderate heart failure treated with angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors cilazapril or captopril. DESIGN: Randomised, double blind, placebo controlled, parallel groups trial. SUBJECTS: 367 patients with New York Heart Association (NYHA) heart failure class II (62%), III (36%) or IV (1%). METHODS: Patients were randomised to receive cilazapril 1 mg daily (n = 191) or captopril 25 mg three times daily (n = 90) for 24 weeks, or placebo for 12 weeks followed by cilazapril 1 mg daily for a further 12 weeks (n = 86). If patients had not responded after four weeks cilazapril was increased to 2.5 mg daily and captopril to 50 mg three times daily. QOL was assessed at baseline, 12, and 24 weeks using the sickness impact profile (SIP), the profile of mood states (POMS), the Mahler index of dyspnoea-fatigue, and a health status index (HSI). RESULTS: The physical dimension of the SIP averaged 7 units at baseline and improved after 12 weeks by 2.24 units in the cilazapril group, 2.38 units in the captopril group, and 1.51 units in the placebo group. The difference between drug and placebo was therefore 0.73 units (95% CI -0.86 to 2.32) for cilazapril, and 0.87 units (95% CI -0.96 to 2.70) for captopril, with small non-significant effect sizes (a statistical method for estimating the importance of a treatment related change) of 0.12 and 0.14. Similar results were observed for the total POMS and HSI scores. Although QOL improved more on the ACE inhibitors than on placebo, the effect sizes were not significant (< or = 0.26). CONCLUSIONS: Improvements in QOL in mild to moderate heart failure were small when treated with cilazapril or captopril compared with placebo.  (+info)

(5/6977) Sustained antidepressant effect of sleep deprivation combined with pindolol in bipolar depression. A placebo-controlled trial.

Total sleep deprivation (TSD) shows powerful but transient clinical effects in patients affected by bipolar depression. Pindolol blocks the serotonergic 5-HT1A autoreceptor, thus improving the antidepressant effect of selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors. We evaluated the interaction of TSD and pindolol in the treatment of acute episodes of bipolar depression. Forty bipolar depressed inpatients were randomized to receive pindolol 7.5 mg/day or placebo for nine days in combination with three consecutive TSD cycles. Pindolol significantly improved the antidepressant effect of TSD, and prevented the short-term relapse after treatment. The response rate (HDRS scores < 8) at the end of treatment was 15/20 for pindolol, and 3/20 for placebo. Coadministration of pindolol and TSD resulted in a complete response, which could be sustained for six months with lithium salts alone, in 65% of cases. This results suggest a major role for serotonergic transmission in the mechanism of action of TSD, and makes TSD treatment more effective in the treatment of bipolar depression.  (+info)

(6/6977) Plasma anti-serotonin and serotonin anti-idiotypic antibodies are elevated in panic disorder.

The psychoneuroimmunology of panic disorder is relatively unexplored. Alterations within brain stress systems that secondarily influence the immune system have been documented. A recent report indicated elevations of serotonin (5-HT) and ganglioside antibodies in patients with primary fibromyalgia, a condition with documented associations with panic disorder. In line with our interest in dysregulated 5-HT systems in panic disorder (PD), we wished to assess if antibodies directed at the 5-HT system were elevated in patients with PD in comparison to healthy volunteers. Sixty-three patients with panic disorder and 26 healthy volunteers were diagnosed by the SCID. Employing ELISA, we measured anti-5-HT and 5-HT anti-idiotypic antibodies (which are directed at 5-HT receptors). To include all subjects in one experiment, three different batches were run during the ELISA. Plasma serotonin anti-idiotypic antibodies: there was a significant group effect [patients > controls (p = .007)] and batch effect but no interaction. The mean effect size for the three batches was .76. Following Z-score transformation of each separate batch and then combining all scores, patients demonstrated significantly elevated levels of plasma serotonin anti-idiotypic antibodies. Neither sex nor age as covariates affected the significance of the results. There was a strong correlation between anti-serotonin antibody and serotonin anti-idiotypic antibody measures. Plasma anti-serotonin antibodies: there was a significant diagnosis effect [patients > controls (p = .037)]. Mean effect size for the three batches was .52. Upon Z-score transformation, there was a diagnosis effect with antibody elevations in patients. Covaried for sex and age, the result falls below significance to trend levels. The data raise the possibility that psychoimmune dysfunction, specifically related to the 5-HT system, may be present in PD. Potential interruption of 5-HT neurotransmission through autoimmune mechanisms may be of pathophysiologic significance in certain patients with panic disorder. It remains to be demonstrated if the peripheral autoimmunity is representative of CNS 5-HT neuronal alterations. Replication appears warranted.  (+info)

(7/6977) Changes in behavioural characteristics of elderly populations of local authority homes and long-stay hospital wards, 1976-7.

Behavioural characteristics of the elderly populations of seven local authority residential homes and three long-stay hospital wards were assessed in 1976 and 1977 with the Crichton Royal behavioural rating scale. In 1977 the levels of behavioural problems had increased in the residential homes, but declined in the hospital wards. Differences between the homes had decreased as the overall level of problems increased. The findings suggested that the additional burden of caring for increasing numbers of severely disabled elderly people was affecting the balance of institutional care, and a radical reappraisal of present patterns of care may be necessary to meet their future needs.  (+info)

(8/6977) Admission and adjustment of residents in homes for the elderly.

This paper discusses the relationship between psychological variables, a brief cognitive measure and a behavioural rating scale, and the subsequent adjustment of a group of elderly people newly admitted to a social services home for the elderly. It shows that, in this sample, three groups can be identified: a fairly independent group of people who show no apparent deterioration in functioning during the first year of admission; a more dependent group who show loss of functioning during the same period; and a third group who show an immediate negative effect from admission, and who have a poor outcome. We comment on the lack of evidence in support of a general negative relocation effect, and on the value of the procedures used.  (+info)


Is anyone familiar with the Connor's behavioral rating scale and what's your opinion?


My daughter is going through some difficult times and her counselor is wanting to perform the Connor's behavioral rating scale tests on her.  Anyone familiar with this test.  I know its for ADHD but unsure if it is for anything else.
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the Conners is just a general tool for you to rate your child's behavior at home.  The teacher also fills out the rating scale and the school psych. compares the two.  You should be as honest as possible when filling out this behavior rating scale, because a lot of useful information is obtained.   For instance, maybe the child and teacher have conflict, maybe you have a better structure at home, etc.  you already know your child has ADHD.  The school wants to provide the best possible environment to help your child be successful! And this rating scale is just a basic evaluation of your child's needs.


How can I improve my upper body and core strength?


Well I have been doing a few different fitness tests today and these are my results...

Core strength - Average
Upper body strength - Poor
Lower body strength - Excellent
Flexibility - Very good


The rating scale is - very poor, poor, average, good, very good, excellent

So as you can see I am not in very good shape, how can I improve this please?
Especially my upper body strength, I have always know I am very weak in the upper body, not so much in the arms, but I have a very weak chest, it s quite bony despite the fact  am well within the healthy weight range.

Thanks
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take a class up pilates,circuit training,yoga,body pump,


What questions should I ask myself before I start eating a meal?


I want to rate or scale my hunger before and after a meal in efforts to lose weight.  I am looking to find some questions to ask myself before I dig in. For example, How hungry are you? Is your stomach rumbling or are you just bored? How much do you feel like you can eat? And afterwards, how full are you? Are you satisfied? Do you feel like you need more food? Is there any nutritionists out there that can help me better evaluate my eating activity?
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This is going to sound bizarre, but I always think of a food that's filling and nutritionally valuable, but that I'm not that partial to - plain rye crackers or tofu are mine - and ask "are you hungry enough to eat tofu/rye crackers?" as a way to judge the depth of my hunger.  If the answer is yes, then I know it's time to eat a proper meal.


Are psychiatric hospitals affective or do more damage?


I would like some information about psychiatric hospitals. What goes on in them? Who is brought into one? But most importantly I would like to know if they are positively affective? Do they do more damage? What makes it different for each person? I mean does whether it is better for someone to be there depend on how they accept being there? If that makes sense. Any information about psychiatric hospitals and mental institutions would be greatly appreciated.
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In my personal experience, psychiatric hospitals do more harm than good.  You're pretty much forced to take whatever meds they feel like you should be on (if you want any hope of ever being discharged) and then hold you until they feel you're stable.  There are too many patients for any real one-on-one therapy, so you spend most of your time in group sessions.  Aside from that, you'll maybe see a social worker and/or psychiatrist for a whopping 10 minutes each day, just so they can get a very brief idea of how you're doing, though I don't see how they could possibly tell that quickly.  Then eventually you're released with a prescription for whatever they put you on and a very traumatic experience under your belt.  In my case, I went for extreme panic attacks (but they thought I was suicidal so they brought me there and put me under suicide watch).  Once they realized I wasn't suicidal, they let me go in a record 2 1/2 days, just in time for New Years Eve.  Either way, they didn't help me at all, and in fact made me worse from the trauma and the scary feeling of being in a psychiatric hospital.  As soon as I got home I threw away the prescription for the antidepressants they put me on and was right back to square one.  I wouldn't recommend going unless you are a danger to yourself or others.  In all other cases, outpatient is the way to go.  If your problem is very severe, try to go more than once per week.


What are the most common reasons that psychiatric patients are admitted to the hospital?


Hi, I'm an architecture student and would like to design a psychiatric rehabilitation centre. I've read somewhere that mental illness is best cured in patients' homes. However, what are the most common reasons that psychiatric patients are required to stay in the hospital or residential centre for a few weeks?
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I was admitted to a private psychiatric hospital but not because I was a danger to myself or to others - it was a decision made by myself and my psychiatrist I have bipolar and I wanted to get off all the benzos I was taking (I had self medicated for years before I was diagnosed) so was taking valium and alodorm both benzos and because I had been on them for around 10 years it was thought that it would be better for me to be in a psych hospital while I came off the benzos in case it triggered mania or depression.

Most of the people there were there for withdrawing from alcohol or benzos and some were there for ECT (Electro Convulsive Therapy) to help with their depression that nothing else was helping with some were cutters etc 

The layout of the hospital was that there were 2 sections or wings of the hospital 1 was for elderly patients and the other was for younger patients .. the elderly had mostly shared rooms and in the younger section we mostly had our own private rooms and bathrooms.  In the morning for around 2 hours we had group sessions ranging from therapy to arts therapy and exercise therapy (you went to which ever your psych thought would be good for you) other than that a nurse would come and see you each day to see how your feeling etc and your psychiatrist would see you daily to every few days (being a private hospital most of us had our own psychiatrist) we had a tea room where meals were eaten and you took yourself off to all meals ... those there with food issues would have to have their meals monitored but I didnt have that... we had to change our own bedding and organise our own showers etc... other than that there was a medication window which at certain times of the day would be opened and you would queue up for your meds which you had to take in front of the nurse so they made sure you took them.

I was in for 3 weeks - at this hospital there were time limits for each problem - coming off benzos had you in for the longest period of time generally - 3 weeks I think was the most people would stay but there were some who would leave and then want to come back so would overdose on purpose or something like that as they felt safe in there - people dont tend to judge you as we all had issues and many who had problems making friends in the outside world would have no trouble making friends inside so they would try to come back... I actually checked out a few days early as both my psychiatrist and myself felt I didnt need to be there any more but I have to say I enjoyed my time there as it felt like a holiday from life


What is the best scale to use to weigh my girlfriend each morning?


She is getting to the point where she is starting to get overweight and I want to ensure my personal happiness, and her health too. 

What type of scale is most accurate? Do digital scales work to the highest degree of accuracy?

Right now she is in the 115 lb area. That's fine, a little over, but fine for 5'5. We just don't want this to get out of hand. I'm about 25 lbs overweight and I don't want this to happen to her. For my sake. 

Diets haven't been working the greatest, that's why I've been threatening to leave. I've even started dating. 


Thanks for reading this and helping us out. God Bless you, and honestly, God Bless America!
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I hope by diets you really mean fasting... No one at her height and weight should be fed at all.

Try going to sharper image, or one of those fancy schmancy places and seeing if you can find a scale that records memos.  Like when she gets close to 115, she'll hear your voice saying "whoa! getting close there fatty!" or something like that.

I hope my advice has helped your relationship, and keep in mind, you don't need to stop dating.  If you can find someone that can stay skinny on their own, then all the best, my dear friend.


What is the best scale out there that will give accurate readings for home use?


My current scale is off by 2-3 lbs in a matter of minutes.  It's digital.  I want an accurate scale since I am trying to loose weight by dieting and exercise.
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Oh! Gosh! Finding the right bathroom scale is like going on a quest for the Holy Grail nowadays! 

I have a very good scale (used to be very good), a Salter Electronic Accu-Glo (Max 137kg) that I bought 11 years ago. It broke down last month and all I’m getting now is “EL” in the display. I changed the batteries, I moved it and still all I get is “EL” and I cannot find a solution online about this. Luckily spring is coming in the next few weeks and losing winter weight is easier when the weather is nice.
I love that scale, 11 years ago, in 2000, I lost 2 pounds just buying it...haha! That was the easiest 2 pounds I ever lost, just getting a more accurate scale. 
I had a one pound increment with my old inaccurate scale but my new accurate Salter scale has .0, .2, .4, .6 and .8 increments. 

I want to fix my “EL” problem or buy a new scale. Maybe bathroom scales are like pets, after 10 years, they get old. 

I will surely come back to your question to check out if anybody has any good scale.


How much power can a psychiatric hospital exert over a patient in this situation?


This is a hypothetical situation.

Suppose a patient committed to a psychiatric hospital refuses to take showers or otherwise partake in any sort of personal hygiene.  Would the psychiatric hospital have any ability to intervene--in terms of physical force--to make sure this patient is hygienic, or would it simply be relegated to letting the patient be?
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This is a hypothetical answer:

If you're talking about hosing down a patient like one sees in the movies - it will never happen that way.  First course of action would be the psychiatrist and treatment team talking to the patient to first determine why it is the patient won't bathe.  Many times just asking why can result in a resolution.  Perhaps more privacy is needed, or the patient is having fearful thoughts about the issue that a change in medication would help, or will only use certain products that aren't available and could possibly be obtained.  Finding an answer to the "why" is probably the most important part.

At the other end of the spectrum, if the patient is a health problem to himself or others, he could be placed in seclusion until a court order is obtained to have him sedated and then having a nurse bathe him, much like you would a person who is hospitalized for an illness - perhaps restraints would be necessary, but most likely I think would be a last resort as to not further traumatize the patient.

I would think just letting him be would not be an option as it's not in the best interests of anyone to be left unbathed and this might also be considered abusive treatment of a mentally ill person, by not providing him with a clean and hygienic environment.