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OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to assess the extent to which psychosis, disordered impulse control, and psychopathy contribute to assaults among psychiatric inpatients. METHODS The authors used a semistructured interview to elicit reasons for assaults from assailants and their victims on an inpatient research ward. Video monitoring provided(More)
OBJECTIVE To assess the safety, efficacy, and tolerability of switching from a multiple dose preparation of divalproex sodium delayed release (DR) to once-daily dosing with divalproex sodium extended release (ER) in patients with schizophrenia already receiving the standard DR formulation. METHOD Thirty subjects with schizophrenia were switched from(More)
Collaboration between state clinical treatment services and academic research is fertile ground for clinical research opportunities. Such joint initiatives require careful planning, including provisions for joint training, integration of research staff into clinical activities, and integration of clinical treatment staff into research activities. The(More)
The onset was sudden with chill and rigor. Nothing significant could be elicited from the family history or past history except an attack of malarial fever a few months previously. On examination,?The patient was moderately built and poorly nourished. He was very restless with an irritating cough. There was no cyanosis, no jaundice and no glandular(More)
The introduction of the sulphonamide group of drugs of which the parent substance is sulphanilamide (p-amino benzene sulphonamide) marked a renaissance in chemotherapy and these drugs have a wide clinical applicability to-day. As to every other chemotherapeutic remedy a number of toxic reactions has been ascribed to them. These reactions are many and varied(More)
On examination.?There was puffiness of the face and slight oedema around the ankles, marked pallor and slight icteric tinge of the conjunctivae. Tongue very pale and smooth. Temperature 99.6?F. Pulse 100 and respiration 24 per minute. B.P. 110/60 mm. of Hg. A few scattered rhonchi were audible in both lungs and no abnormality was detected in the heart.(More)