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The Italian version of the Social Comparison Rating Scale and the Submissive Behaviour Scale: Reliability and validity in a sample of adolescents
Social rank theory argues that social comparison and submissive behaviour are mechanisms by which humans and animals form themselves into social ranks. Design: this study assesses the psychometric properties of Italian ...
Essentials of Physical Health in Psychiatry
No Abstract. This is a book review
Discovery by the Epistasis Project of an epistatic interaction between the GSTM3 gene and the HHEX/IDE/KIF11 locus in the risk of Alzheimer's disease.
Despite recent discoveries in the genetics of sporadic Alzheimer's disease, there remains substantial "hidden heritability." It is thought that some of this missing heritability may be because of gene-gene, i.e., epistatic, ...
The burden of cardiovascular disease amongst psychiatric patients
Working with Compassion
This manual is designed for use by practitioners working in a one-to-one setting, with groups, or for the individual reader. It aims to look at how thoughts and feelings around threat lead to problems, how problems are ...
Exploring change processes in compassion focused therapy in psychosis: Results of a feasibility randomized controlled trial
Objectives: Compassion focused therapy (CFT) was developed to stimulate capacities for soothing and affiliation to self and others as a way to regulate the threat system. This feasibility study aimed to assess the safety, ...
The Language of Compassion in Acute Mental Health Care
In this article we examine the language of compassion in acute mental health care in the United Kingdom. Compassion is commonly defined as being sensitive to the suffering of others and showing a commitment to relieve it, ...
You can't spell schizophrenia without an 'I': how does the Early Intervention in Psychosis approach relate to the concept of schizophrenia as an ipseity disturbance?
Background and Aim: Operational approaches to psychiatric diagnosis have increased reliability, but the cost has been the reduction of diagnostic concepts to tick-box lists of objective symptoms. Some blame this for growing ...
Changes to Supervised Community Treatment: Fair or Unfair?
This article examines the changes made to supervised community treatment (SCT) legislation, introduced in June 2012. Capacitous patients no longer require a second opinion approved doctor (SOAD) to approve their treatment. ...
Efficacy of agomelatine in more anxious elderly depressed patients. A randomized, double-blind study vs placebo.
Agomelatine, has been shown to be effective and well-tolerated, in treating: major depressive disorder, anxiety symptoms of depression (1,2) and Generalized Anxiety Disorder (3,4). The present analysis evaluate the ...