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This report represents the conclusions of a Joint FAO/WHO Expert Committee convened to evaluate the safety of various food additives, with a view to recommending acceptable daily intakes (ADIs) and to prepare specifications for the identity and purity of food additives. The first part of the report contains a general discussion of the principles governing(More)
first-episode psychosis (FEP) were introduced in England from the 1990s and operate across the country. Motivating an EIS model of care in psychosis was growing recognition of the relationship between a longer duration of untreated psychosis and poorer outcome, 1 alongside patient and carer dissatisfaction with existing services. 2 EIS are intended to be(More)
BACKGROUND Offering financial incentives to achieve medication adherence in patients with severe mental illness is controversial. AIMS To explore the views of different stakeholders on the ethical acceptability of the practice. METHOD Focus group study consisting of 25 groups with different stakeholders. RESULTS Eleven themes dominated the discussions(More)
BACKGROUND Many large studies have complex advisory committee structures, yet there is no empirical evidence regarding their optimal composition, scope and contribution. The aim of this study was to inform the committee and advice infrastructure for future research studies. METHODS In the context of a five-year study funded by the UK National Institute(More)
IMPORTANCE People with severe mental illness (SMI), including schizophrenia and bipolar disorder, have excess rates of cardiovascular disease (CVD). Risk prediction models validated for the general population may not accurately estimate cardiovascular risk in this group. OBJECTIVE To develop and validate a risk model exclusive to predicting CVD events in(More)
  • A Carere, A Di Domenico, +10 authors Teq
  • 2000
The Committee has been asked to advise the Commission on the scientific basis for the establishment of limits and on any other alternative measures relating to polychlorinated dibenzo-p-dioxins (PCDDs), dibenzofurans (PCDFs) and biphenyls (PCBs) in foods. The PCDDs and PCDFs are collectively referred to as dioxins. In the present opinion, the current(More)
This analysis provides an assessment of reductions in greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions that could be achieved by Title III of the amendment in the nature of a substitute to H. and reflects a significantly revised reference case recently released by the Environmental Protection Agency. To account for the effects of different components of H.R. 2454, reduction(More)
OBJECTIVE This study aimed to investigate the association of lipoprotein and triglyceride levels with all-cause mortality in a population free from diabetes and cardiovascular disease (CVD) at baseline. The European Guidelines on cardiovascular disease prevention state that in general total cholesterol (TC) should be < 5 mmol/L (190 mg/dL) and low-density(More)
Strengths assessments focus on the individual's talents, abilities, resources, and strengths. No systematic review of strengths assessments for use within mental health populations has been published. The aims of this study were to describe and evaluate strengths assessments for use within mental health services. A systematic review identified 12 strengths(More)