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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 ...
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 ...
Essentials of Physical Health in Psychiatry
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Bipolar disorder and comorbidity: Increased prevalence and increased relevance of comorbidity for hospital-based mortality during a 12.5-year observation period in general hospital admissions
Background Bipolar disorder (BD) is associated with an increase of psychiatric and physical comorbidities, but the effects of these disorders on general hospital-based mortality are unclear. Consequently, we investigated ...
Genetic Predisposition to Increased Blood Cholesterol and Triglyceride Lipid Levels and Risk of Alzheimer Disease: A Mendelian Randomization Analysis
Although altered lipid metabolism has been extensively implicated in the pathogenesis of Alzheimer disease (AD) through cell biological, epidemiological, and genetic studies, the molecular mechanisms linking cholesterol ...
Estimation and partitioning of polygenic variation captured by common snps for alzheimer's disease, multiple sclerosis and endometriosis.
Common diseases such as endometriosis (ED), Alzheimer's disease (AD) and multiple sclerosis (MS) account for a significant proportion of the health care burden in many countries. Genome-wide association studies (GWASs) for ...
Physical comorbidity and its relevance on mortality in schizophrenia: a naturalistic 12-year follow-up in general hospital admissions.
Schizophrenia is a major psychotic disorder with significant comorbidity and mortality. Patients with schizophrenia are said to suffer more type-2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) and diabetogenic complications. However, there is ...
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. ...
Suicidal events due to overdose and medical comorbidities in psychiatric disorders of ICD-10 classes F1-F4: A comparative overview of five studies in general hospital admissions
Introduction General hospital-based studies may help towards improving the treatment of psychiatric disorders. Objectives and aims Based on five representative studies in general hospital admissions, we will represent a ...
Physical comorbidity and consequences for mortality and treatment
Introduction Ageing is related to an increase rate of physical comorbidity. However, the interaction between physical comorbidity and the development of depression in the elderly is not yet clear. Depression may be the ...