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AIM The purpose of the present study was to investigate the burden of the primary family caregivers of schizophrenia patients and the factors that affect caregiver burden. METHODS A total of 126 pairs of patients and their primary family caregivers were recruited from the day care and acute wards of two teaching general hospitals. Demographic information(More)
Acral lentiginous melanoma (ALM) is the predominant form of melanoma in Asians. It occurs on the hairless skin of the palms, soles, and subungual regions, with the sole being the most common site. ALM shares certain histopathologic features with lentigo maligna melanoma (LMM), but traditionally it is considered more aggressive with worse prognosis. Recent(More)
Treatment-emergent obsessive-compulsive symptoms (OCSs) have raised concern since the widespread introduction of serotonin-dopamine antagonists (SDAs) for the treatment of schizophrenia. Further investigations of SDA-emergent OCSs and their response to anti-obsessional agents will be beneficial for clinicians in helping patients who suffer from this(More)
Phakomatosis pigmentovascularis is a very rare disease characterized by coexistence of a capillary malformation with various melanocytic lesions, including dermal melanocytosis (Mongolian spots), nevus spilus, and nevus of Ota. As of now about 200 cases have been reported, most are of Japanese origin and about half of reported cases are associated with(More)
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