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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 ...
Comorbid medical illness in bipolar disorder.
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Co-morbidity and mortality in alzheimer's disease.
Introduction. The interface of physical and mental health and its relevance for diagnosis and therapy in Alzheimer's disease (AD) is clinically relevant for efforts that aim on the reduction of avoidable mortality. Objectives ...
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. ...
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 ...
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 ...
Interprofessional, simulation-based technology-enhanced learning to improve physical health care in psychiatry: The recognition and assessment of medical problems in psychiatric settings course
People with serious mental illness have reduced life expectancy compared with a control population, much of which is accounted for by significant physical comorbidity. Frontline clinical staff in mental health often lack ...
Alzheimer's disease and co-morbidity: Increased prevalence and possible risk factors of excess mortality in a naturalistic 7-year follow-up
Background. - Subjects with late-onset Alzheimer's disease (AD) have to be sufficiently healthy to live long enough to experience and to be diagnosed with dementia in later life. In contrast, neurodegeneration and cognitive ...
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 ...