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Deliberate self-poisoning presenting at Craigavon Area Hospital was compared in the years of 1976 and 1986. A decline in the use of benzodiazepines and increase in other agents, notably paracetamol, is reported. Alcohol is frequently associated with deliberate self-poisoning, while severe mental illness is less common. Diagnostic practice may have effects(More)
Deliberate self-poisoning presenting at Craigavon Area Hospital in 1991 was examined and compared to the years 1976 and 1986. Self-poisoning has not declined over the 15 year period 1976-1991. The reduction in the use of benzodiazepines, and increase in paracetamol, previously reported, continues. Possible reasons for this are examined, in relation to local(More)
OBJECTIVE To examine if employees with higher nutrition knowledge have better diet quality and lower prevalence of hypertension. METHOD Cross-sectional baseline data were obtained from the complex workplace dietary intervention trial, the Food Choice at Work Study. Participants included 828 randomly selected employees (18-64 years) recruited from four(More)
A. Introduction Much has been written about reservation of title clauses in the last forty years. The vast majority of those articles and texts concerned themselves with the technical law, and the limits of reservation of title clauses as seen in the litigated cases. In this field, the work of Sir Roy Goode and Tony Guest are perhaps useful exemplars. Both(More)
The Royal Colleges of Psychiatry and General Practice wish to increase knowledge of depressive illness among patients and professionals. This study reports the results of a series of depression education seminars in a Health Board in Northern Ireland. Seminars lasted 2 1/2 hours and included didactic teaching and interactive case management vignettes. 88(More)
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