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A systematic review of studies of depression prevalence in university students.
BACKGROUND Depression is a common health problem, ranking third after cardiac and respiratory diseases as a major cause of disability. There is evidence to suggest that university students are atExpand
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Update on family psychoeducation for schizophrenia.
The Schizophrenia Patient Outcomes Research Team and others have previously included family psychoeducation and family support in best practices guidelines and treatment recommendations for personsExpand
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Content and quality of 2000 controlled trials in schizophrenia over 50 years
Abstract Objective To provide a comprehensive survey of the content and quality of intervention studies relevant to the treatment of schizophrenia. Design Data were extracted from 2000 trials on theExpand
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Systematic meta-review of depot antipsychotic drugs for people with schizophrenia
Background Long-acting depot antipsychotic medication is a widely used treatment for schizophrenia. Aims To synthesise relevant systematic Cochrane reviews. Method The Cochrane Database was searchedExpand
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Electroconvulsive therapy for schizophrenia.
BACKGROUND Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) involves the induction of a seizure for therapeutic purposes by the administration of a variable frequency electrical stimulus shock via electrodes appliedExpand
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Psychological therapies for people with borderline personality disorder.
BACKGROUND Borderline personality disorder (BPD) is a relatively common personality disorder with a major impact on health services as those affected often present in crisis, often self-harming. Expand
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Rapid tranquillisation of violent or agitated patients in a psychiatric emergency setting
Background The pharmacological management of violence in people with psychiatric disorders is under-researched. Aims To compare interventions commonly used for controlling agitation or violence inExpand
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Pharmacological interventions for people with borderline personality disorder.
BACKGROUND Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) is prevalent (2% in the general population, 20% among psychiatry in-patients) and has a major impact on health facilities as those affected oftenExpand
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An investigation of the adequacy of MEDLINE searches for randomized controlled trials (RCTs) of the effects of mental health care.
Valid reviews of the effects of mental health care depend on identifying as high a proportion as possible of relevant randomized controlled trials (RCTs). To investigate the sensitivity and precisionExpand
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Rapid tranquillisation in psychiatric emergency settings in India: pragmatic randomised controlled trial of intramuscular olanzapine versus intramuscular haloperidol plus promethazine
Objective To compare the effect of intramuscular olanzapine with intramuscular haloperidol plus promethazine on rapid tranquillisation of agitated or violent people with mental illness. DesignExpand
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