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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 ...
Screening exons 16 and 17 of the amyloid precursor protein gene in sporadic early-onset Alzheimer's disease
Early-onset Alzheimer's disease (EOAD) can be familial (FAD) or sporadic EOAD (sEOAD); both have a disease onset <65 years of age. A total of 451 sEOAD samples were screened for known causative mutations in exons 16 and ...
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 ...
Medical comorbidity related risk factors for hospital-based mortality in psychiatric disorders of ICD-10 classes F1-F4: A comparative overview of five studies in general hospital admissions
Introduction Up to 60% of the non-suicide related premature mortality of individuals with major psychiatric disorders is said to be mainly due to medical diseases. Objectives and aims Based on five representative studies ...
Building ties in the community for patients with mental illness
Since its conception in the 1960s, community psychiatry has aimed at caring for people suffering from mental disorders without secluding them from their life environment. Its main aim is not the mere treatment of symptoms ...
Little evidence for community treatment orders - a battle fought with heavy weapons
This editorial discusses the pros and cons of community treatment orders (CTOs) from the perspective of community general adult psychiatry. There is little scientific evidence supporting the application of CTOs. Preconditions ...