Chenggao Kan

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BACKGROUND A significant number of patients committed suicide while receiving in-patient treatment in psychiatric hospitals. Most previous studies on psychiatric in-patient suicides were conducted in the West. This study aimed to describe the characteristics and identify risk factors of suicides occurring during psychiatric in-patient care in Hong Kong. (More)
  • C K Kan, T P Ho
  • Hong Kong medical journal = Xianggang yi xue za…
  • 2001
We report on two substance misusers with depression resistant to tricyclic antidepressant treatment who responded to triiodothyronine augmentation. The management of resistant depression, augmentation strategies with particular reference to triiodothyronine, and the possible mechanism of action of triiodothyronine are discussed.
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