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Development of a new inventory for assessing memories of parental rearing behaviour
A new inventory (EMBU) to assess the own memories of parental rearing behaviour was constructed. EMBU is comprised of 81 questions grouped in 15 subscales and two additional questions referring toExpand
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Perception of stigma among family members of individuals with schizophrenia and major affective disorders in rural Ethiopia
Background: Many studies from the Western world have reported on stigmatisation of people with mental illnesses and its negative consequences, but few studies have addressed the issue in traditionalExpand
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A method for the calculation of renal clearance based on a single plasma sample.
  • L. Jacobsson
  • Mathematics, Medicine
  • Clinical physiology
  • 1 August 1983
A formula has been derived for the calculation of renal clearance with the use of a single plasma sample. The formula is based on a one-compartment model. A small correction for non-immediate mixingExpand
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How are mental disorders seen and where is help sought in a rural Ethiopian community? A key informant study in Butajira, Ethiopia
One hundred key informants were interviewed about their awareness, attitudes and practices regarding mental illness using the Key Informant Questionnaire developed by WHO. Case vignettes of sevenExpand
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The prevalence and socio‐demographic correlates of mental distress in Butajira, Ethiopia
A cross‐sectional survey was conducted on 10468 rural and semi‐urban adults in an Ethiopian district using the Self Reporting Questionnaire (SRQ) to detect the prevalence of mental distress and itsExpand
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Schizophrenia: illness impact on family members in a traditional society – rural Ethiopia
Abstract.Background: Studies have consistently shown that both the subjective and objective dimensions of burden among family members of schizophrenia patients and other psychiatric disorders areExpand
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Onset and clinical course of schizophrenia in Butajira-Ethiopia
Abstract.Background:There are reports on favourable course and outcome of schizophrenia in lowincome countries. The aim of the present study was to examine onset and clinical course of the illness inExpand
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The meaning of suicidal psychiatric in-patients' experiences of being cared for by mental health nurses.
Twenty-one psychiatric in-patients who had thought about, expressed the wish or even attempted to commit suicide narrated their experiences of receiving care from mental health nurses. The interviewExpand
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The meaning of suicidal psychiatric inpatients' experiences of being treated by physicians.
Twenty-one psychiatric inpatients who had thought about, expressed a wish to, or even attempted to commit suicide narrated their experiences of receiving treatment from physicians. The interviewExpand
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Neurological soft signs in bipolar I disorder patients.
BACKGROUND Neurological soft signs (NSS) have been reported to be more prevalent in patients with schizophrenia compared to other psychiatric and non-psychiatric controls. However, this issue inExpand
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