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Comorbidity and its relevance on general hospital based mortality in major depressive disorder: A naturalistic 12-year follow-up in general hospital admissions
Major depressive disorder (MDD) is associated with physical comorbidity, but the risk factors of general hospital-based mortality are unclear. Consequently, we investigated whether the burden of comorbidity and its relevance ...
Practical compassions: repertoires of practice and compassion talk in acute mental healthcare.
This article reports an exploratory study of the concept of compassion in the work of 20 mental health practitioners in a UK Midlands facility. Using notions of practice derived from phenomenology and Bourdieusian sociology ...
Body dysmorphic disorder: The functional and evolutionary context in phenomenology and a compassionate mind.
The descriptive phenomenology of Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD) is well known in terms of the content of the beliefs, the attentional biases and the nature of the repetitive behaviors. Less has been written about the ...
Shyness, social anxiety, and social phobia
(Academic Press, 2014)
Book Chapter, No Abstract
Sustained efficacy and safety of agomelatine versus placebo over 24 weeks in elderly out-patients suffering from major depressive disorder
With an increasingly ageing population, there is a growing need to develop novel ways to treat depression in the elderly. Few published placebo-controlled study results in elderly depressed patients reached a clinical ...
Predictors of painkiller dependence among people with pain in the general population
Objectives: Self-medication with painkillers is widespread and increasing, and evidence about influences on painkiller dependence is needed to inform efforts to prevent and treat problem painkiller use. Design: Online ...
The design of compassionate care.
Aims and objectives. To investigate the tension between individual and organisational responses to contemporary demands for compassionate interactions in health care. Background. Health care is often said to need more ...
An evaluation of the impact of introducing compassion focused therapy to a standard treatment programme for people with eating disorders.
This study explored the outcome of introducing Compassion Focused Therapy (CFT) into a standard treatment programme for people with eating disorders. In particular, the aim was to evaluate the principle that CFT can be ...
The audacity of hope: tyranny or liberation in dementia care
The introduction of cognitive enhancing medication has created an expectation that drug treatment is a significant part of dementia management to the point that rate of cholinesterase inhibitor prescribing has been suggested ...
The role of learning disability nurses in promoting cervical screening uptake in women with intellectual disabilities: A qualitative study.
Research suggests that the uptake of cervical screening by women with intellectual disabilities (commonly known as learning disabilities within UK policy frameworks, practice areas and health services) is poor compared to ...