• Intervention
  • OBJECTIVES: The primary purpose of this study is to test the efficacy of an innovative method, interactive voice response (IVR), for delivering an empirically validated psychological (cognitive behavior therapy [CBT]) treatment for chronic pain in order to improve access and sustainability of this intervention. (bioportfolio.com)
  • A psychosocial intervention for family caregivers of patients with advanced cancer may be beneficial in providing knowledge of delirium and detection rates and in increasing family caregiver self-confidence in decision making. (uni-bonn.de)
  • therapeutic intervention can result in delirium reversal, or at least improvement, in 30% to 75% of episodes. (uni-bonn.de)
  • psychosis
  • Excluded will be patients with life threatening or acute physical illness, current alcohol or substance abuse or dependence, current psychosis, suicidal ideation dementia, and individuals seeking surgical pain treatment. (bioportfolio.com)
  • Psychosis (often delusions of persecution) and agitation/aggression also often accompany dementia. (wikipedia.org)
  • Treatment of behavioural problems or psychosis due to dementia with antipsychotics is common, but not usually recommended, as there is little benefit with an increased risk of early death. (wikipedia.org)
  • mild
  • Mild and major neurocognitive disorders are usually associated with but not restricted to the elderly. (wikipedia.org)
  • Detailed neuropsychological testing can reveal mild cognitive difficulties up to eight years before a person fulfils the clinical criteria for diagnosis of AD. (wikipedia.org)
  • psychomotor
  • Residual "hangover" effects after nighttime administration of nitrazepam such as sleepiness, impaired psychomotor and cognitive functions may persist into the next day, which may impair the ability of users to drive safely and increases the risk of falls and hip fractures. (wikipedia.org)
  • Phase
  • Cognitive impairments are common during this phase and may reduce the ability to benefit from other forms. (bioportfolio.com)
  • To demonstrate the efficacy and safety of co-administration of Abilify(aripiprazole) with Depakote(divalproate) in the acute phase of 6-week treatment of acute mania in patients with bipolar disorder. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • Hallucinations
  • Delirium can also be accompanied by a shift in attention, mood swings, violent or unordinary behaviors, and hallucinations. (wikipedia.org)
  • Indicate the Axis I or Axis II Disorder] 302.71 Hypoactive Sexual Desire Disorder 300.7 Hypochondriasis Top 313.82 Identity Problem 312.30 Impulse-Control Disorder NOS Inhalant 305.90 Abuse 304.60 Dependence 292.89 -Induced Anxiety Disorder 292.84 -Induced Mood Disorder 292.82 -Induced Persisting Dementia 292.11 -Induced Psychotic Disorder, With Delusions 292.12 -Induced Psychotic Disorder, With Hallucinations 292.89 Intoxication 292.81 Intoxication Delirium 292.9 -Related Disorder NOS 307.42 Insomnia Related to. (wikipedia.org)
  • indicate the general medical condition] 293.81 With delusions 293.82 With hallucinations 298.9 Psychotic disorder NOS Top 293.83 Mood Disorder Due to. (wikipedia.org)
  • posttraumatic
  • All 192 research participants will meet criteria for posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) for CSA as well as have engaged in HIV risk behavior and/or experienced sexual revictimization within the past 3 months. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • treatment
  • It will help answer whether or not the combination can help explain the increased risk of cognitive problems after surgery in elderly patients, and by extension whether preoperative cobalamin testing and treatment may be indicated in the elderly. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • Converging findings on odor identification test performance (UPSIT, scratch and sniff 40-item test) from four pilot studies, including two of our own, suggest that acute change in the UPSIT in response to an anticholinergic challenge (atropine nasal spray), incremental change over 8 weeks, and even the baseline UPSIT score by itself, may predict cognitive improvement with ACheI treatment in MCI and AD. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • sexual
  • Items rated on a scale of 0 to 4 (comprising 5 rating levels of one point each) are 1) levated mood, 2) increased motor activity/energy, 3) sexual interest, 4) sleep, 7) language-thought disorder, 10) appearance, and 11) insight. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • elderly
  • The prevention of delirium in the patient with cancer has not been systematically examined, but studies in hospitalized elderly patients suggest that early identification of risk factors reduces the occurrence rate of delirium and the duration of episodes. (uni-bonn.de)
  • disease
  • It is a late onset neurodegenerative disease, frequently under diagnosed, that impairs memory and cognitive performance. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • Delirium is a neuropsychiatric complication that can occur in patients with cancer, particularly in those with advanced disease. (uni-bonn.de)
  • from Ancient Greek: ἐγκέφαλος "brain" + πάθος "suffering") means any disorder or disease of the brain, especially chronic degenerative conditions. (wikipedia.org)
  • When referring to a disease, encephalopathy refers to a wide variety of brain disorders with very different etiologies, prognoses and implications. (wikipedia.org)
  • occur
  • Incontinence, falls, failure to maintain adequate hydration, a prolonged hospital stay, and death are more likely to occur in the patient with delirium. (uni-bonn.de)
  • represents
  • in the last days of life, the condition sometimes referred to as terminal restlessness probably represents a terminal delirium. (uni-bonn.de)
  • clinical
  • The clinical presentation of delirium is associated with a high level of distress in patients, family members, and health care personnel. (uni-bonn.de)