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Should we expand the toolbox of psychiatric treatment methods to include Repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (rTMS)? A meta-analysis of the efficacy of rTMS in psychiatric disorders.
OBJECTIVE Repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS) is a safe treatment method with few side effects. However, efficacy for various psychiatric disorders is currently not clear. DATAExpand
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The same or different? A phenomenological comparison of auditory verbal hallucinations in healthy and psychotic individuals.
OBJECTIVE Whereas auditory verbal hallucinations (AVHs) are most characteristic of schizophrenia, their presence has frequently been described in a continuum, ranging from severely psychotic patientsExpand
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Incidence of psychotic disorders in immigrant groups to The Netherlands.
  • J. Selten, N. Veen, +9 authors R. Kahn
  • Medicine, Psychology
  • The British journal of psychiatry : the journal…
  • 1 April 2001
BACKGROUND Previous reports on the incidence of schizophrenia in immigrant groups to The Netherlands were based on hospital data. AIMS To compare the incidence of psychotic disorders in theExpand
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The characteristic features of auditory verbal hallucinations in clinical and nonclinical groups: state-of-the-art overview and future directions.
Despite a growing interest in auditory verbal hallucinations (AVHs) in different clinical and nonclinical groups, the phenomenological characteristics of such experiences have not yet been reviewedExpand
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Auditory verbal hallucinations predominantly activate the right inferior frontal area.
The pathophysiology of auditory verbal hallucinations (AVH) is largely unknown. Several functional imaging studies have measured cerebral activation during these hallucinations, but sample sizes wereExpand
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Auditory verbal hallucinations in patients with borderline personality disorder are similar to those in schizophrenia.
BACKGROUND Auditory verbal hallucinations (AVH) in patients with borderline personality disorder (BPD) are frequently claimed to be brief, less severe and qualitatively different from those inExpand
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Review of the Efficacy of Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation for Auditory Verbal Hallucinations
With an increase of the number of studies exploring repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS) for the treatment of auditory verbal hallucinations (AVH), an update is provided on theExpand
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Can Low-Frequency Repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation Really Relieve Medication-Resistant Auditory Verbal Hallucinations? Negative Results from a Large Randomized Controlled Trial
BACKGROUND Several studies have applied low-frequency repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS) directed at the left temporoparietal area (TP) for the treatment of auditory verbalExpand
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Auditory hallucinations elicit similar brain activation in psychotic and nonpsychotic individuals.
While auditory verbal hallucinations (AVH) are most characteristic for schizophrenia, they also occur in nonpsychotic individuals in the absence of a psychiatric or neurological disorder and in theExpand
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Visual Hallucinations in the Psychosis Spectrum and Comparative Information From Neurodegenerative Disorders and Eye Disease
Much of the research on visual hallucinations (VHs) has been conducted in the context of eye disease and neurodegenerative conditions, but little is known about these phenomena in psychiatric andExpand
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