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Negative Symptoms and Avoidance of Social Interaction: A Study of Non-Verbal Behaviour.
BACKGROUND: Non-verbal behaviour is fundamental to social interaction. Patients with schizophrenia display an expressivity deficit of non-verbal behaviour, exhibiting behaviour that differs from both healthy subjects and ...
Are facial injuries really different? An observational cohort study comparing appearance concern and psychological distress in facial trauma and non-facial trauma patients.
Facial injuries are widely assumed to lead to stigma and significant psychosocial burden. Experimental studies of face perception support this idea, but there is very little empirical evidence to guide treatment. This study ...
Tobacco smoking and its association with cognition in first episode psychosis patients.
Available evidence suggests that nicotine may enhance cognitive functioning. Moreover, it has been suggested that the high prevalence of smoking in people with schizophrenia is in part due to self-medication behaviour to ...
Religiosity and the concept of god moderate the relationship between the type of trauma, posttraumatic cognitions, and mental health.
The aim of the study was to examine the role of religiosity as a moderator in the relationships between trauma, posttraumatic cognitions, and mental health. A one-dimensional measure of religiosity and a multidimensional ...
Staff and patient perspectives on therapeutic engagement during one-to-one observation.
WHAT IS KNOWN ON THE SUBJECT?: One-to-one observation uses continuous staff observation to safeguard patients judged likely to harm themselves or others. Policies increasingly mandate that staff engage therapeutically with ...
Psychopathological Symptoms and Satisfaction with Mental Health in Patients with Schizophrenia.
BACKGROUND: The patient's view of their mental health is a central aspect in research and practice. Yet, little is known about which psychopathological symptoms are linked with patients' satisfaction with their mental ...