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Use of Gabapentin in the Treatment of Substance Use and Psychiatric Disorders: A Systematic Review
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GBP appears to be effective in some forms of anxiety disorders such as preoperative anxiety, anxiety in breast cancer survivors, and social phobia, and the literature suggests that GBP is effective as an adjunctive medication rather than a monotherapy.
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy versus Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing in Patients with Post-traumatic Stress Disorder: Systematic Review and Meta-analysis of Randomized Clinical Trials
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It is suggested that EMDR is better than CBT in reducing post-traumatic symptoms and anxiety, however, there was no difference reported in reducing depression.
Effectiveness of Gabapentin in Reducing Cravings and Withdrawal in Alcohol Use Disorder: A Meta-Analytic Review.
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Evidence is provided that the use of gabapentin to manage alcohol withdrawal symptomatology and related cravings is at least moderately effective, however, given the limited number of available well-designed studies, these findings require further support through more rigorously designed studies.
Knowledge, Attitude, and Self Care Practices Amongsts Patients WithType 2 Diabetes in Pakistan
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There is a need for increased diabetes related education and for developing positive attitudes towards reduction of diabetes related complications as the Pakistani population is seen to be almost completely unprepared to fight against an increase in type 2 diabetes prevalence.
Post Stroke Depression Frequently Overlooked, Undiagnosed, Untreated
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Various aspects of PSD are mentioned, as well as the prevalence and the different screening assessment tools used in literature studies, which require further investigations to identify the role of antidepressants in the recovery of stroke patients.
A Review of the Mechanism of Antagonism of N-methyl-D-aspartate Receptor by Ketamine in Treatment-resistant Depression
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Activation of the mechanistic target of rapamycin (mTOR), as well as increased levels of BDNF, may increase long-term potentiation and result in an improvement in the symptoms of depression.
Valproate-Induced Hyperammonemic Encephalopathy
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The case history of a 44-year-old male with valproate-induced hyperammonemic encephalopathy, despite having normal liver function tests is presented, illustrating the importance of checking ammonia levels in all psychiatric patients receivingValproate as a treatment who present with new onset neurological symptoms or altered mental status.
Personal state and emotion monitoring by wearable computing and machine learning
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This paper focuses on the development of a smart device which has the capability of determining whether the user's heart beat is normal or not while also taking the emotion states into account.
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