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Five-year experience of first-episode nonaffective psychosis in open-dialogue approach: Treatment principles, follow-up outcomes, and two case studies
Abstract The open dialogue (OD) family and network approach aims at treating psychotic patients in their homes. The treatment involves the patient's social network and starts within 24 hr afterExpand
Indicators of medication compliance in first-episode psychosis
Compliance behaviour is a multi-factorial phenomenon. In psychotic patients, it includes patient-related, medication-related, and environmental components. Compliance is a crucial factor in relationExpand
Mortality and causes of death in 398 patients admitted to hospital with ankylosing spondylitis.
  • K. Lehtinen
  • Medicine
  • Annals of the rheumatic diseases
  • 1 March 1993
The mortality and causes of death in 398 patients (47 women, 351 men) with definite ankylosing spondylitis, admitted to hospital for the first time between 1961 and 1969, were investigated. The meanExpand
The Comprehensive Open-Dialogue Approach in Western Lapland: I. The incidence of non-affective psychosis and prodromal states
Mental health services in a health district in Finland with a population of 72,000 were developed into a comprehensive family- and network-centered entity by giving all the psychiatric personnelExpand
Need‐adapted treatment of schizophrenia: a five‐year follow‐up study from the Turku project
  • K. Lehtinen
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Acta psychiatrica Scandinavica
  • 1 February 1993
The five‐year follow‐up results of 28 first‐contact schizophrenic patients are compared with an older patient series of 53 patients from the same district. The treatment of the new series followedExpand
Compliance in psychoses
Kampman O, Lehtinen K. Compliance in psychoses. Acta Psychiatr Scand 1999: 100: 167–175. © Munksgaard 1999.
Need‐adapted treatment of new schizophrenic patients: experiences and results of the Turku Project
This article describes a psychotherapeutically oriented approach to schizophrenia developed especially to meet the needs of the community psychiatric field. Because of the heterogeneous nature of theExpand
Severe depression determines quality of life in urinary incontinent women
The purpose of this study was to assess depression and anxiety in urinary incontinent women and to investigate factors influencing their self‐perception of urinary incontinence severity.
Intramuscular gold therapy is associated with long survival in patients with rheumatoid arthritis.
To investigate whether the premature death of patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) was associated with intramuscular (im) gold treatment or side effects due to gold, a sample of 573 adult patientsExpand
Attitudes towards neuroleptic treatment: Reliability and validity of the Attitudes towards Neuroleptic Treatment (ANT) questionnaire
Non-compliance problems may rise to 50% among patients undergoing neuroleptic treatment. There are no direct measures available to predict compliance, if previous non-compliance is not taken intoExpand