• psychotherapy
  • A large proportion of psychotherapy patients remain untreated, mostly because they drop out. (scielo.br)
  • A large proportion of psychotherapy patients remain untreated, and dropout is indicated as a major cause, with average rates of 19.7% across many of the major psychotherapeutic approaches and settings. (scielo.br)
  • 6 In a naturalistic study using data from a large number of psychotherapy patients (n=4,761), 7 only four sessions were needed for 25% of the sample to improve. (scielo.br)
  • Furthermore, some research shows that improvements in symptoms and self-esteem are associated with dropping out of psychotherapy, 9 , 10 which may suggest that some patients terminate because they feel better. (scielo.br)
  • 11 Still, specific investigations into patterns of change in patients who drop out of psychotherapy are scarce. (scielo.br)
  • Intensive short-term dynamic psychotherapy (ISTDP) is a form of short-term psychotherapy developed through empirical, video-recorded research by Habib Davanloo, MD. The therapy's primary goal is to help the patient overcome internal resistance to experiencing true feelings about the present and past which have been warded off because they are either too frightening or too painful. (wikipedia.org)
  • psychotic symptoms
  • While the atypical (second-generation) antipsychotics were marketed as offering greater efficacy in reducing psychotic symptoms while reducing side effects (and extrapyramidal symptoms in particular) than typical medications, the results showing these effects often lacked robustness, and the assumption was increasingly challenged even as atypical prescriptions were soaring. (wikipedia.org)
  • Test batteries such as the PACE (Personal Assessment and Crisis Evaluation Clinic) and COPS (Criteria of Prodromal Syndromes), which measure low level psychotic symptoms, and others focused on cognitive disturbances (Basic symptoms"), are used to evaluate people with early, low level symptoms of psychosis. (wikipedia.org)
  • patient's
  • According to the cognitive-behavioural model of CFS, it is the patient's interpretation of symptoms that primarily shapes their behaviour and perpetuates the illness, and that changing these can lead to complete recovery. (wikipedia.org)
  • For example, it may be used help the patient cope with their disability by better management of rest and activity within the boundaries of the energy constraints of the disorder, and does not actively attempt to improve the patient's physical or psychological capacity. (wikipedia.org)
  • duration
  • Results 399 patients were randomised (345 kept in the FAS), aged 62 (35-84) years, 54% women, mean body mass index 27 (SD 4) kg/m 2 , mean symptom duration 4 (SD 5) years, 0-100 normalised Lequesne Index 30 (SD 9) and global pain visual analogue scale 37 (SD 23) mm. (bmj.com)
  • chronic
  • In a recent national survey on patients attending Allergy Department, chronic urticaria was the disease with greater impact on mental quality of life out of all allergic diseases. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) patients with chronic ventilatory failure (CVF) are more likely to develop exacerbations, which are an important determinant of health-related quality of life (HRQL). (ersjournals.com)
  • Compared with long-term oxygen therapy alone, the addition of noninvasive positive-pressure ventilation to long-term oxygen therapy in stable chronic obstructive pulmonary disease patients with chronic ventilatory failure: 1) slightly decreased the trend to carbon dioxide retention in patients receiving oxygen at home and 2) improved dyspnoea and health-related quality of life. (ersjournals.com)
  • The results of this study show some significant benefits with the use of nocturnal, home noninvasive positive-pressure ventilation in patients with chronic ventilatory failure due to advanced chronic obstructive pulmonary disease patients. (ersjournals.com)
  • typically
  • Although the important aspects of what discontinuation consist of (client's decision, symptoms not adequately reduced) typically remain constant, there can still be differences of how these are measured. (wikipedia.org)
  • neurological
  • Patients often have neurological deficits such as sensory and motor, cognitive, functional deficits (hemiparesis, dysphasia, ataxia) and psychosocial (personality changes, loss of insight or empathy) factors due to tumour localisation or remote effects. (bmj.com)
  • Pharmalogical neuroenhancement agents include the well-validated nootropics, such as racetam, vinpocetine, and phosphatidylserine, as well as other drugs used for treating patients suffering from neurological disorders. (wikipedia.org)
  • beneficial
  • Second, the beneficial effect may be because of a reduction in anxiety and sleep disturbance, leaving the core symptoms of low mood and anhedonia undisturbed. (acpjc.org)
  • The worsening of the subject's symptoms or reduction of beneficial effects is a direct consequence of their exposure to the placebo, but those symptoms have not been chemically generated by the placebo. (wikipedia.org)
  • Methods
  • Shortening withdrawal by precipitating it with narcotic antagonists has been studied, but the methods are plagued by safety issues or persisting symptoms. (docplayer.net)
  • mood
  • Research indicates that DBT might have some effect on patients who present varied symptoms and behaviors associated with spectrum mood disorders, including self-injury. (wikipedia.org)
  • therapy
  • Headache is one of the most common complaints during agonist therapy [ 7 - 10 ] that causes multiple emergency visits among these patients [ 11 ]. (omicsonline.org)
  • With long NHS waiting lists for psychological therapies, most patients are initially prepared to try medi- cation, unless psychological therapy is quickly available. (pulsetoday.co.uk)
  • Patients come to therapy because of either symptoms or interpersonal difficulties. (wikipedia.org)
  • One of the first discoveries was that the patients who appeared to benefit most from therapy were those who could rapidly engage, could describe a specific therapeutic focus, and could quickly move to experience their previously warded-off feelings. (wikipedia.org)
  • These also happened to represent those patients who were the healthiest to begin with and therefore had the least need for the therapy being offered. (wikipedia.org)
  • During the individual therapy, the therapist and patient work towards improving skill use. (wikipedia.org)
  • commensurate
  • Her second insight involved the need for a commensurate commitment from patients, who needed to be willing to accept their dire level of emotional dysfunction. (wikipedia.org)
  • group
  • Of the 1405 consecutive TMD patients examined in a recent 10-year period, 367 (26.1%) drop-out pati ents or patients identified with a control group were sampled. (quintpub.com)
  • At follow up (mean 32.6 months), patients in the eccentric group were still satisfied and sports active, but all patients in the concentric group had been treated surgically or by sclerosing injections. (bmj.com)
  • Although inpatient rehabilitation among glioma patients' results in improved functional measures, rehabilitation efforts are still not emphasised in this patient group and the literature lacks studies investigating the impact of outpatient rehabilitation. (bmj.com)
  • Of 179 patients in the TAVI group, 173 underwent the procedure. (scribd.com)
  • In fact, the latter group improved so much that there was a high dropout rate since many became well enough to leave the institution. (wikipedia.org)
  • clinical trials
  • According to a post-hoc analysis of two 3-week clinical trials it may possess some antidepressant effects in patients with acute mania or mixed episodes. (wikipedia.org)
  • Based on evidence from multiple randomized clinical trials (RCTs), a systematic review published in the Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine (October 2006) stated that CBT and GET interventions showed promising results, appearing to reduce symptoms and improve function. (wikipedia.org)
  • gastroenteritis
  • She dismisses it as dehydration and gastroenteritis, but House, recognizing the symptoms and thinking this could be more than what she suggested, decides to drop out of the game (folding a pair of Aces to Cuddy's bluff) and take the case behind her back. (wikipedia.org)
  • A hospital neurologist diagnosed Heidnik with gastroenteritis, and noted that Heidnik also displayed symptoms of mental illness, for which he was prescribed trifluoperazine (Stelazine). (wikipedia.org)
  • therapeutic
  • Her first core insight was to recognize that the chronically suicidal patients she studied had been raised in profoundly invalidating environments, and, therefore, required a climate of loving-kindness and somewhat unconditional acceptance (not Rogers' positive humanist approach, but Hanh's metaphysically neutral one), in which to develop a successful therapeutic alliance. (wikipedia.org)
  • treatments
  • Kienle and Kienle ( 6 ) argued that placebo effects can be explained by the natural history of a disease, regression to the mean, concomitant treatments, experimental subordination, methodologic defects, observer bias (scaling bias), patient bias (conditioned answers, answers of politeness). (onlinejacc.org)
  • Which treatments patients receive depends on availability. (pulsetoday.co.uk)
  • In dementia, they should only be considered after other treatments have failed and if the patient is a risk to himself and/or others. (wikipedia.org)
  • dose
  • If withdrawal symptoms are not suppressed within 1 hour, more can be given, but in general the initial dose should not exceed 30 mg, and the total 24- hour dose should not exceed 40 mg the first few days. (docplayer.net)
  • placebo
  • Patients with symptomatic (painful ≥1 year, Lequesne Index between 3 and 10) hip OA (American College of Rheumatology criteria) and a minimum joint space width (JSW) of the target hip between 1 and 4 mm on a pelvic radiograph were randomly assigned to 300 mg/day ASU-E or placebo. (bmj.com)
  • Wise placebo use benefits patients and strengthens the medical profession. (onlinejacc.org)
  • A successful doctor-patient relationship can foster a strong placebo response while mitigating any nocebo response. (onlinejacc.org)
  • An effective placebo response will lead to happy and healthy patients. (onlinejacc.org)
  • Wise placebo use can benefit patients and strengthen the medical profession. (onlinejacc.org)
  • According to current pharmacological knowledge and the current understanding of cause and effect, a placebo contains no chemical (or any other agent) that could possibly cause any of the observed worsening in the subject's symptoms. (wikipedia.org)
  • often
  • That could help patients with undiagnosed diseases, including, for instance, Hepatitis C. Kula points out Hepatitis C can spur liver damage and cancer, often 'because patients do not show symptoms for many years and so they did not get tested for this particular virus. (newser.com)
  • This is independent of OCD symptoms, as people with OCD are often very aware of their disorder, which suggests a possible association with OCPD where the behavior are ego-syntonic. (wikipedia.org)
  • Concurrent medical problems and lower functional expectations of elderly patients often obscure the degree of impairment. (wikipedia.org)
  • study
  • The key strength of this study is its randomised design and it is the first study to investigate a standardised outpatient interdisciplinary rehabilitation programme among patients with glioma. (bmj.com)
  • From just a single drop of blood, VirScan can detect the remains of more than 1,000 strains of 206 viruses that are infecting or have ever infected a patient, Discover reports via a Science study. (newser.com)
  • withdrawal
  • They can, however, markedly diminish withdrawal symptoms and craving, and block opioid effects due to lapses. (docplayer.net)
  • 6 Acute opioid withdrawal symptoms are followed by a protracted abstinence syndrome, including dysphoria, fatigue, insomnia and irritability, for 6 to 8 months. (docplayer.net)
  • 10 Lingering protracted withdrawal symptoms can be helped by clonidine. (docplayer.net)
  • generally
  • OCD can start at any age from pre-school through to adulthood, but generally the symptoms begin by the age of 40. (pulsetoday.co.uk)
  • Freud tried various techniques to deal with the fact that patients generally seemed resistant to experiencing painful feelings. (wikipedia.org)
  • Generally, the symptoms of NPD also impair the person's psychological abilities to function, either at work, or school, or important social settings. (wikipedia.org)
  • symptomatic
  • Breuer's breakthrough was the discovery that symptomatic relief could be brought about by encouraging patients to speak freely about emotionally difficult aspects of their lives. (wikipedia.org)
  • elderly patients
  • and medical care, TAVI conferred substantial mortality and symptom-relief benefits - at a modest cost of increased vascular complications and bleeding - in elderly patients with aortic stenosis who were not operative candidates. (scribd.com)
  • high
  • Their primary remit is to maximize the operational effectiveness of the military units they serve through the provision of high quality and timely mental health care, which aims to return patients to full operational fitness wherever possible. (docplayer.net)
  • A comparison between the sales of modafinil to the number of patients revealed a disproportionate ratio, indicating high abuse. (wikipedia.org)
  • less
  • Did you know that depressed patients are three times less likely to take their medications as prescribed? (emphysema.net)
  • Atypicals are less likely than haloperidol - the most widely used typical antipsychotic - to cause extrapyramidal motor control disabilities in patients such as unsteady Parkinson's disease-type movements, body rigidity, and involuntary tremors. (wikipedia.org)
  • trial
  • Furiex Pharmaceuticals has reported top-line results from the phase II trial of the investigational drug PPD-10558 in patients with statin-associated myalgia, or SAM. (centerwatch.com)
  • COPD
  • One hundred and twenty-two stable hypercapnic COPD patients on LTOT for ≥6 months were consecutively enrolled. (ersjournals.com)
  • However, to date, few interventions have been shown to reduce the frequency of exacerbations in patients with advanced COPD and CVF. (ersjournals.com)
  • Q.) Do all COPD patients who take supplemental oxygen become depressed? (emphysema.net)
  • Do COPD patients who use supplemental oxygen become very anxious about this adjustment? (emphysema.net)
  • risk
  • Now, researchers from a consortium of 20 New England hospitals have derived a new risk index from a database of 10,000 patients who underwent carotid endarterectomy (53%), lower-extremity bypass (27%), or open (11%) or endovascular (10%) repair of abdominal aortic aneurysms (AAAs). (scribd.com)
  • years
  • House concludes Ian has ataxia and begins to assume Ian has the same disease as a former patient from 12 years ago, 73-year old Esther Doyle, who died under House's care and was never correctly diagnosed. (wikipedia.org)
  • disorders
  • Modafinil is currently licensed for treating patients with disorders such as narcolepsy, sleep apnea, and shift work sleep disorder. (wikipedia.org)
  • significant
  • Six percent of patients suffered perioperative cardiac complications (myocardial infarction, clinically significant arrhythmia, or congestive heart failure). (scribd.com)
  • Another systematic review on CBT finds that "CBT was associated with a significant positive effect on fatigue, symptoms, physical functioning and school attendance. (wikipedia.org)
  • effects
  • Cyclically, long waiting lists have shown some increased dropout effects, further exacerbating the problem. (wikipedia.org)
  • It has been shown that, due to the nocebo effect, warning patients about side effects of drugs can contribute to the causation of such effects, whether the drug is real or not. (wikipedia.org)