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A new therapeutic community: development of a compassion-focussed and contextual behavioural environment
Social relationships and communities provide the context and impetus for a range of psychological developments, from genetic expression to the development of core self-identities. This suggests a need to think about the ...
Acquired Tourette's Syndrome
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An evolutionary approach to emotion in mental health with a focus on affiliative emotions
Emotions evolved to guide animals in pursuing specific motives and goals (e.g., to find food, avoid harm, seek out sexual partners, rear offspring). They function as short-term alertors and regulators of behaviour and can ...
Blood type gene locus has no influence on ACE association with Alzheimer's disease
The ABO blood group locus was recently found to contribute independently and via interactions with angiotensin-converting enzyme (. ACE) gene variation to plasma levels of ACE. Variation in ACE has previously been not only ...
Measurement of external shame: An inside view
The aims of this study were to investigate the construct validity of the Other as Shamer scale (OAS) using confirmatory factor analysis (CFA) and to examine the psychometric properties of its Italian version in a sample ...
Adjunctive antipsychotic in the treatment of body dysmorphic disorder - A retrospective naturalistic case note study
Objectives: A retrospective naturalistic case note study to determine the frequency, co-morbidity and treatment-response of body dysmorphic disorder (BDD). Methods: Records from 280 patients attending a highly specialised ...
Alcohol dependence and physical comorbidity: Increased prevalence but reduced relevance of individual comorbidities for hospital-based mortality during a 12.5-year observation period in general hospital admissions in urban North-West England.
Alcohol dependence (AD) is associated with an increase in physical comorbidities. The effects of these diseases on general hospital-based mortality are unclear. Consequently, we conducted a mortality study in which we ...
Study protocol for the randomised controlled trial: Ketamine augmentation of ECT to improve outcomes in depression (Ketamine-ECT study).
Background: There is a robust empirical evidence base supporting the acute efficacy of electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) for severe and treatment resistant depression. However, a major limitation, probably contributing to ...
Treatments for delusional disorder
Background Delusional disorder is commonly considered to be difficult to treat. Antipsychotic medications are frequently used and there is growing interest in a potential role for psychological therapies such as cognitive ...
The impact of self-criticism and self-reasurance on weight related positive and negative affect and well-being in participants of a commercial weight management programme
Introduction: Weight stigma can potentially undermine weight management by increasing self-criticism. We recently examined the links between external shame, self-criticism, social comparison, negative affect and eating ...