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BACKGROUND Previous meta-analyses have suggested that antipsychotics are associated with increased mortality in dementia patients with behavioral and psychological symptoms (BPSD). Subsequent observational studies, however, have produced conflicting results. In view of this controversy and the lack of any suitable pharmacological alternative for BPSD, this(More)
OBJECTIVES To examine the rate of neutropenia and agranulocytosis, and the pattern of development of these 2 disorders among Chinese patients prescribed clozapine treatment in a local psychiatric unit. METHODS Patients who were receiving clozapine when they were under the care of Pamela Youde Nethersole Eastern Hospital Psychiatric Unit, Hong Kong, from 1(More)
OBJECTIVES To identify the prevalence and factors associated with psychiatric disorders in Chinese cervical cancer survivors. METHODS A cross-sectional study was conducted from May 2011 to April 2012 at the specialist gynaecology outpatient clinic at Pamela Youde Nethersole Eastern Hospital, Hong Kong. All cervical cancer patients who had completed(More)
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