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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 ...
Switching methods of self-harm at repeat episodes: Findings from a multicentre cohort study
BACKGROUND: Self-poisoning and self-injury have widely differing incidences in hospitals and in the community, which has led to confusion about the concept of self-harm. Categorising self-harm simply by a method may be ...
Suicide following self-harm: Findings from the Multicentre Study of self-harm in England, 2000-2012
Background Self-harm is a key risk factor for suicide and it is important to have contemporary information on the extent of risk. Methods Mortality follow-up to 2012 of 40,346 self-harm patients identified in the three ...
Profession-specific working in mental health: impacts for occupational therapists and service users
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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 ...
Anxiety disorders and physical comorbidity: Increased prevalence but reduced relevance of specific risk-factors for hospital-based mortality during a 12.5-year observation period in general hospital admissions.
Introduction. Anxiety disorders (AD) are associated with an increase of physical comorbidity but the effects of these diseases on hospital-based mortality are unclear. Objectives and aims. To investigate whether the burden ...
European Psychiatric Association (EPA) guidance on quality assurance in mental healthcare.
Purpose To advance the quality of mental healthcare in Europe by developing guidance on implementing quality assurance. Methods We performed a systematic literature search on quality assurance in mental healthcare and ...
Do you practice what you preach? a qualitative exploration of therapists' personal practice of compassion focused therapy.
Background Therapists' personal practice of therapy techniques can impact on a range of areas, including: empathy for the client, therapeutic understanding, therapist skills and self-awareness. Compassion Focused Therapy ...
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 ...
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 ...