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Persistent negative symptoms in first-episode schizophrenia: A prospective three-year follow-up study
Gender Differences in Patients Presenting with First-Episode Psychosis in Hong Kong: A Three-Year Follow Up Study
- W. Chang, J. Tang, E. Chen
- Psychology, MedicineThe Australian and New Zealand journal of…
- 25 February 2011
Notable gender differences in clinical profiles, illness trajectory and functional outcome were demonstrated in Chinese young people suffering from first-episode psychosis and hence gender-specific therapeutic strategies should be considered in early intervention service.
Neighborhood support network, perceived proximity to community facilities and depressive symptoms among low socioeconomic status Chinese elders
Neighborhood support networks and perceived proximity by walk to community facilities contribute significantly to depressive symptoms among low-income elders, and programs and policies that facilitate neighborhood support and commuting or promote facility accessibility may help ameliorate depressive symptoms common among low -income elders.
The relationship of early premorbid adjustment with negative symptoms and cognitive functions in first-episode schizophrenia: A prospective three-year follow-up study
Prediction of remission and recovery in young people presenting with first-episode psychosis in Hong Kong: A 3-year follow-up study
- W. Chang, J. Tang, E. Chen
- Medicine, PsychologyThe Australian and New Zealand journal of…
- 1 February 2012
In a large representative cohort of Chinese young people presenting with first-episode psychosis, although more than half achieved symptomatic remission 3 years after service entry, the rates of functional remission and recovery were low.
Duration of untreated psychosis: Relationship with baseline characteristics and three-year outcome in first-episode psychosis
Adapting the UCLA 3-item loneliness scale for community-based depressive symptoms screening interview among older Chinese: a cross-sectional study
A 3-item loneliness scale can reasonably identify older Chinese who are experiencing depressive symptoms as a quick community screening tool, and its wider use may facilitate early detection of depression, especially in cultures with strong mental health stigma.
Economics and mental health: the current scenario
From this discussion, the main challenges that are faced when trying to take evidence from research and translating it into policy or practice recommendations are pulled out, and from there to actual implementation in terms of better treatment and care.
Predicting Adverse Health Outcomes in Nursing Homes: A 9-Year Longitudinal Study and Development of the FRAIL-Minimum Data Set (MDS) Quick Screening Tool.
A 3-year retrospective cohort study of predictors of relapse in first-episode psychosis in Hong Kong
- C. Hui, J. Tang, E. Chen
- Medicine, PsychologyAustralian and New Zealand journal of psychiatry…
- 23 April 2013
Smoking as a predictor of relapse is an intriguing new finding supportive of a link between nicotinic receptors and the dopamine system and deserves further investigations with potential clinical implications for relapse prevention.