Hyungjin Myra Kim

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OBJECTIVE Approximately 40% of patients with schizophrenia are poorly adherent to their antipsychotics at any given time. However, little is known about patients' adherence over time, although this has important services implications. We examined antipsychotic adherence over 4 years at the aggregate and the individual level among a large cohort of patients.(More)
BACKGROUND We assessed whether key constructs of the interpersonal theory of suicide were associated with suicidal ideation in depressed US Veterans. METHODS 443 patients of the Veterans Health Administration diagnosed with a depressive disorder completed the Beck Depression Inventory, Interpersonal Support Evaluation List, and Beck Hopelessness Scale,(More)
OBJECTIVE To investigate the effectiveness of Swanson silastic metacarpophalangeal joint arthroplasty (SMPA) in improving hand function for patients with rheumatoid arthritis. METHODS A systematic overview of all published series in the literature on SMPA from 1966 to 1999. RESULTS Research design deficiencies were quite prevalent in the literature on(More)
BACKGROUND Insomnia and other sleep disturbances are common, persistent, and associated with relapse in alcohol-dependent patients. The purpose of this pilot study was to compare gabapentin versus placebo for the treatment of insomnia and prevention of relapse in alcohol-dependent patients. METHODS Twenty-one subjects, including 10 women who met study(More)
1. Blondeel PN, Demuynck M, Mete D et al. Sensory nerve repair in perforator Xaps for autologous breast reconstruction: sensational or senseless? (1999) Br J Plast Surg 52:37–44 2. Mori H, Akira K, Hata Y. Anatomical study of innervated transverse rectus abdominis musculocutaneous and deep inferior epigastric perforators flaps. Surg Radiol Anat (2007).(More)
BACKGROUND Evidence suggests that patients with bipolar disorder have an elevated risk for comorbid posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) compared to those without a bipolar diagnosis. Although bipolar disorder is associated with decreased health-related quality of life (HRQOL), it is unclear whether comorbid PTSD interacts to affect HRQOL. METHOD Baseline(More)
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