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A group of 119 patients suffering from a severe psychiatric postpartum disorder who were admitted for the first time in their life to a psychiatric hospital has been investigated. The onset of illness occurred within 3 months following delivery. The patients represented 92% of the total sample fulfilling the inclusion criteria. A follow-up investigation was(More)
Among 30 women suffering from a postpartum psychosis without affective syndrome, and for whom this episode of illness was the first leading to psychiatric hospitalisation, 19 fulfilled in the long-term course the DSM-III-R criteria for schizophreniform psychosis (SCHF) or brief reactive psychosis (BRP), and 11 fulfilled the criteria for schizophrenia (SCH).(More)
As part of a follow-up and family study of postpartum psychoses, this episode of illness being the first leading to psychiatric hospitalisation, patients with puerperal episodes (PE) and nonpuerperal episodes (NPE) of illness in the long-term course (n = 79) were compared to patients with PE only (n = 40). Few differences were found. Relatives of patients(More)
This study was designed to determine if providing wheat, corn, and rice as whole (WG) or refined grains (RG) under free-living conditions will change parameters of health over a six-week intervention in healthy, habitual non-WG consumers. Measurements of body composition, fecal microbiota, fasting blood glucose, total cholesterol, high density lipoprotein(More)
Patients suffering from a severe psychiatric postpartum disorder (n = 119) were classified according to early onset (EO) of symptoms, i.e. onset within 2 weeks postpartum, versus late onset (LO) in the 3-month period following delivery. The patients were admitted for the first time in their life to a psychiatric hospital. The EO cases more often had a manic(More)
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