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DOES ROUTINE SCREENING FOR BENZODIAZEPINES HELP TO DIAGNOSE DEPENDENCE IN PSYCHIATRIC-INPATIENTS
After admission, 899 inpatients of a psychiatric university hospital were routinely screened for benzodiazepines (BDZ) in the urine. BDZ were detected in 134 (15%) patients with various primary diagnoses. Criteria for BDZ ...
EARLY SUBJECTIVE REACTIONS PREDICTING THE OUTCOME OF HOSPITAL TREATMENT IN DEPRESSIVE PATIENTS
Early statements by 41 depressive inpatients about a subjective change in their condition and about their attitude to proposed treatment were examined. These statements, made on the day after admission, were found to ...
NEUROLEPTIC-INDUCED PERSISTENT OPEN MOUTH
After prolonged exposure to butyrophenones, a patient with a paranoid psychosis showed an extrapyramidal motor disturbance which, phenomenologically, was very unusual and outlasted the medication. He involuntarily kept his ...
CAN PATIENTS VIEWS OF A THERAPEUTIC SYSTEM PREDICT OUTCOME - AN EMPIRICAL-STUDY WITH DEPRESSIVE PATIENTS
Using the principles of brief therapy as developed at the Mental Research Institute (MRI) in Palo Alto, this study examined how patients viewed psychiatrists' and significant others' attitudes toward the severity of their ...
ON THE SUBJECTIVITY OF PSYCHIATRIC-DIAGNOSIS
LITHIUM PROPHYLAXIS AND EXPRESSED EMOTION
Expressed emotion (EE) in key relatives of 21 patients with bipolar affective or schizoaffective psychoses was assessed by the CFI. All patients had been on prophylactic lithium for at least three years and were without ...