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Psychiatry and the geriatric syndromes: Creating constructive interfaces
Integrating mental and physical healthcare is difficult to achieve because of professional and organisational barriers. Psychiatrists recognise the problems resulting from fragmentation of services and want continuity of ...
A practical guide to working with depression: A cognitive nehavioural approach for mental health workers
(Pavilion Publishing and Media Ltd, 2017)
Making Sense of Depression: A guide for mental health staff who work directly with clients with depression provides mental health workers in all public, private and voluntary sectors with information on the nature of ...
Pain assessment in people with dementia
This chapter is concerned with the recognition of pain in people with dementia and aims to provide a balanced presentation of the evidence available. This chapter will examine issues relating to the British national ...
Adoption - the role of the medical advisor
There are specialist health professionals who support the adoption process. The term “Medical Advisor (MA) for Fostering and Adoption” denotes a doctor with additional knowledge, skills and experience who is a paediatrician ...
The impact of shame, self-criticism and social rank on eating behaviours in overweight and obese women participating in a weight management programme
Recent research has suggested that obesity is a stigmatised condition. Concerns with personal inferiority (social rank), shame and self-criticism may impact on weight management behaviours. The current study examined ...
Alcohol misuse and self-harm: an opportunity for early intervention in the emergency department
Both alcohol-related and self-harm-related hospital presentations place substantial demands on frontline clinical services. Every year, in England, there are over 200 000 emergency department attendances after self-harm.
Amisulpride augmentation of clozapine for treatment-refractory schizophrenia: The amicus study
Background: In around a third of people with schizophrenia, the illness responds poorly to standard treatment with antipsychotic medication. Clozapine is the only antipsychotic medication with robust evidence for effcacy ...
Amisulpride augmentation in clozapine-unresponsive schizophrenia (AMICUS): A double-blind, placebo-controlled, randomised trial of clinical effectiveness and cost-effectiveness
Background: When treatment-refractory schizophrenia shows an insufficient response to a trial of clozapine, clinicians commonly add a second antipsychotic, despite the lack of robust evidence to justify this practice. ...