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Sexual dysfunction related to psychotropic drugs: a critical review part II: antipsychotics.
TLDR
The reviewed literature shows no consistent evidence that any one antipsychotic drug has a significantly superior side effect profile over another and current information on this topic is often based on methodologically weak research.
Psychiatric morbidity in a cross-sectional sample of male remanded prisoners?
TLDR
The high levels of psychiatric morbidity detected in the sample indicate a substantial unmet need for mental health services and addiction treatment services for the mentally ill in Irish prisons.
Therapeutic drug monitoring in Italian psychiatry.
TLDR
It was revealed that in Italy, TDM of psychoactive drugs is restricted to only a few drugs and mental health workers should be educated about TDM and more laboratories should be encouraged to establish TDM services for psychotropic drugs.
Sexual dysfunction related to psychotropic drugs: a critical review--part I: antidepressants.
TLDR
There is consistent evidence to suggest that antidepressant medication adversely affects one or more of the 3 phases of sexual response (desire, arousal and orgasm) and Clinicians must be aware of drug-induced sexual dysfunction.
Psychiatric morbidity in the male sentenced Irish prisons population
TLDR
It is estimated that there are approximately 79 sentenced male prisoners with a severe mental illness who would require treatment in hospital additional to current provision, and the relationship between drug availability and the prevalence of severe mental illnesses in prisons is discussed.
Long-stay forensic psychiatric inpatients in the Republic of Ireland: aggregated needs assessment
TLDR
Holding patients in conditions of excessive security impedes rehabilitation and has considerable human rights implications, of particular relevance in the context of proposed new insanity legislation.
Sexual dysfunction related to psychotropic drugs: a critical review. Part III: mood stabilizers and anxiolytic drugs.
TLDR
A critical review of the current literature found no evidence supporting the use of any specific treatment strategy for sexual dysfunction associated with anxiolytic treatment and suggested specific approaches may be useful, but cannot yet be recommended until further validating research has been conducted.
Sexual Dysfunction Related to Drugs: a Critical Review. Part V: α-Blocker and 5-ARI Drugs.
TLDR
A critical review of the current literature to identify possible intervention strategies for sexual dysfunction related to α-blocker and 5-ARI drugs and the use of phosphodiesterase type 5 (PDE5) inhibitors in combination with these drugs.
Irish Travellers and forensic mental health
TLDR
Travellers transferred from prison to psychiatric hospital had more learning disability and less severe mental illness than other groups, while black and other ethnic minorities had a higher proportion of severe mentally illness.
Sexual dysfunction related to drugs: a critical review. Part IV: cardiovascular drugs.
TLDR
A critical review of the current literature on sexual dysfunction induced by cardiovascular drugs found some weak evidence supporting the use of specific treatment strategies for sexual dysfunction associated with these drugs.
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