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Construction of an Exome-Wide Risk Score for Schizophrenia Based on a Weighted Burden Test.
Polygenic risk scores obtained as a weighted sum of associated variants can be used to explore association in additional data sets and to assign risk scores to individuals. The methods used to derive polygenic risk scores ...
Correspondence between negative symptoms and potential sources of secondary negative symptoms over time.
There has been a debate in the literature about the distinction between primary and secondary negative symptoms of schizophrenia. Our aim was to study the associations between negative symptoms and potential sources of ...
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 ...
Open-source software to conduct online rating studies.
(Springer Verlag (Germany), 2010-05-31)
Several software programs exist to assist researchers in setting up online questionnaires. Existing tools are of little help for delivering online rating studies, for which it is often desirable to collect data from ...
Exposure to violence and mental health of adolescents: South African Health and Well-being Study
(The Royal College of Psychiatrists, 2017-10-18)
Material and social environmental stressors affect mental health in adolescence. Protective factors such as social support from family and friends may help to buffer the effects of adversity. The association of violence ...
Mental health care for adult refugees in high-income countries.
Approximately one-third of people who have obtained refugee status live in high-income countries. Over recent years, the number of refugees has been increasing, and there are questions on how many of them need mental health ...
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 ...
The psychiatry ashes: It's not cricket!