• diagnosis
  • The psychiatric history includes an exploration of the individual's culture and ethnicity, as cultural values can influence the way a person and their family communicates psychological distress and responds to a diagnosis of mental illness. (wikipedia.org)
  • schizophrenia
  • The drugs that can cause akathisia are most often used to treat patients with schizophrenia or mental retardation (MR). This study will evaluate akathisia in both schizophrenic and MR patients who either have long-term akathisia or who are starting treatment with psychiatric drugs. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • Schizophrenia is among the top 10 leading causes of disability worldwide [ 2 ], and the most disabling psychiatric disorder [ 3 ]. (mdpi.com)
  • During the early 20th century auditory hallucinations were second to visual hallucinations in frequency, but they are now the most common manifestation of schizophrenia, although rates vary throughout cultures and regions. (wikipedia.org)
  • Visual hallucinations occur in roughly a third of people with schizophrenia, although rates as high as 55% are reported. (wikipedia.org)
  • medication
  • The combined treatment of psychiatric medication and psychotherapy has become the most common mode of psychiatric treatment in current practice, but contemporary practice also includes a wide variety of other modalities, e.g., assertive community treatment, community reinforcement, and supported employment. (wikipedia.org)
  • Cognition
  • A study found adherents to new religious movements to have similar delusionary cognition, as rated by the Delusions Inventory, to a psychotic group, although the former reported feeling less distressed by their experiences than the latter. (wikipedia.org)
  • 1960
  • Max Hamilton originally published the scale in 1960 and revised it in 1966, 1967, 1969, and 1980. (wikipedia.org)
  • severity scores
  • Clinical Global Impression (CGI) severity scores measure severity of mental illness on a scale of 1-7 where 1 means normal, not at all ill, 2 means borderline mentally ill, 3 means mildly ill, 4 means moderately ill, 5 means markedly ill, 6 means severely ill and 7 means among the most extremely ill patients. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • cognitive
  • Assessments will include videotaped recordings and kinematic analysis of naturally occurring akathisia restlessness movements as well as cognitive and psychiatric tests. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • patient's
  • The AIMS test has a total of twelve items rating involuntary movements of various areas of the patient's body. (encyclopedia.com)
  • The "Since Last Visit version of the scale assesses suicidality since the patient's last visit. (wikipedia.org)
  • forensic
  • A 1999 study identified that religious delusions were often present or expressed in persons with forensic committal to a psychiatric unit. (wikipedia.org)
  • Treatment
  • No clinically relevant or statistically significant changes relative to baseline values were found in laboratory parameters or in blood pressure and heart rate measurements performed at the end of each treatment. (springer.com)
  • Clinical
  • Parkinson 's disease as compared to the current clinical gold standard - the Unified Parkinsons Disease Rating Scale. (bioportfolio.com)
  • A series of tests, run on a smartphone, will be used to evaluate the motor signs of Parkinson's and related to a clinical evaluation based on the Unified Parkinson's DIseae Rating Scale. (bioportfolio.com)
  • Clinical rating of bradykinesia in Parkinson disease (PD) is challenging as it must combine several movement features into a single score. (bioportfolio.com)
  • The K-SADS-PL (Present and Lifetime version) is administered by interviewing the parent(s), the child, and integrating them into a summary rating that includes parent report, child report, and clinical observations during the interview. (wikipedia.org)
  • individual's
  • It rates an individual's degree of suicidal ideation on a scale, ranging from "wish to be dead" to "active suicidal ideation with specific plan and intent. (wikipedia.org)
  • The scale identifies behaviors which may be indicative of an individual's intent to complete suicide. (wikipedia.org)
  • Behavior
  • As with the psychiatric history, the MSE is prone to errors if cultural differences between the examiner and the patient are not taken into account, as different cultural backgrounds may be associated with different norms of interpersonal behavior and emotional expression. (wikipedia.org)
  • An individual exhibiting even a single behavior identified by the scale was 8 to 10 times more likely to complete suicide. (wikipedia.org)
  • reliability
  • A cross-cultural study of the reliability and factorial dimensions of the Nurses' Observation Scale for Inpatient Evaluations (NOSIE). (springer.com)
  • version
  • The patient is rated by a clinician on 17 to 29 items (depending on version) scored either on a 3-point or 5-point Likert-type scale. (wikipedia.org)
  • however
  • Blink rate may be influenced by corneal sub-basal nerve density, however, this relationship has not yet been. (bioportfolio.com)
  • A rating of 2 or higher on the AIMS scale, however, is evidence of tardive dyskinesia. (encyclopedia.com)
  • However, there is evidence that portions of rating scales, such as the somatic section of the PHQ-9, can be useful in predicting outcomes for subgroups of patients like coronary heart disease patients. (wikipedia.org)
  • intervention
  • The development and validation of a new scale of social adjustment for use in family intervention programmes with schizophrenic patients. (springer.com)
  • person
  • When used, an observer may make judgements and rate a person at a specified scale level with respect to identified characteristics. (wikipedia.org)
  • study
  • For example, a Danish study showed that suicide rates were highest within the first 5 days post-discharge and increased with multiple admissions [ 12 ]. (mdpi.com)
  • Safety evaluations (routine laboratory tests and measurements of systolic and diastolic blood pressure and heart rate) were performed before and at the end of the study period. (springer.com)
  • The scores of the scale have been shown to be reliable and valid across multiple different study samples. (wikipedia.org)