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The potential impact of the recovery movement on family interventions for schizophrenia: opportunities and obstacles.
Many types of family interventions have been found to be effective in reducing exacerbations in schizophrenia; some also improve consumer social functioning and reduce family burden. Regardless ofExpand
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Effects of stress and social support on recurrence in bipolar disorder.
BACKGROUND Limited research has examined the impact of social support on the course of bipolar disorder, although results suggest a probable link. This study examines prospectively the effects ofExpand
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The stress sensitization hypothesis: understanding the course of bipolar disorder.
BACKGROUND The influence of psychosocial stress on the course of bipolar disorder has been increasingly recognized. The authors tested hypotheses about both stress and early adversity "sensitization"Expand
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The MIRECC version of the Global Assessment of Functioning scale: reliability and validity.
OBJECTIVE This study examined the reliability and convergent, discriminant, and predictive validity of the Mental Illness Research, Education, and Clinical Center (MIRECC) version of the GlobalExpand
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The family forum: directions for the implementation of family psychoeducation for severe mental illness.
It is well documented that family psychoeducation decreases relapse rates of individuals with schizophrenia. Despite the evidence, surveys indicate that families have minimal contact with theirExpand
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A Cluster Randomized Trial of Adding Peer Specialists to Intensive Case Management Teams in the Veterans Health Administration
Use of peer specialists (PSs)—individuals with serious mental illness who use their experiences to help others with serious mental illness—is increasing. However, their impact on patient outcomes hasExpand
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Expressed emotion versus relationship quality variables in the prediction of recurrence in bipolar patients.
BACKGROUND The expressed emotion (EE) construct has predicted clinical outcomes in schizophrenia and depression, but few studies have been conducted with bipolar patients. Moreover, there is aExpand
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Information Technology to Support Improved Care For Chronic Illness
BackgroundIn populations with chronic illness, outcomes improve with the use of care models that integrate clinical information, evidence-based treatments, and proactive management of care. HealthExpand
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Solutions of the korteweg–devries equation with steplike initial profile
On considere le probleme aux valeurs initiales suivant: v t −6vv x +v xxx =0, v(x,0)=v(x) quand le profil initial v est asymptotique a des constantes differentes quand x→−∞ et x→+∞
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