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What makes one person paranoid and another person anxious? The differential prediction of social anxiety and persecutory ideation in an experimental situation
Background In recent years a close association between anxiety and persecutory ideation has been established, contrary to the traditional division of neurosis and psychosis. Nonetheless, the twoExpand
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Virtual reality study of paranoid thinking in the general population.
BACKGROUND Judging whether we can trust other people is central to social interaction, despite being error-prone. A fear of others can be instilled by the contemporary political and social climate.Expand
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Development of Prognosis in Palliative care Study (PiPS) predictor models to improve prognostication in advanced cancer: prospective cohort study
Objective To develop a novel prognostic indicator for use in patients with advanced cancer that is significantly better than clinicians’ estimates of survival. Design Prospective multicentreExpand
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Differences in Cognitive and Emotional Processes Between Persecutory and Grandiose Delusions
Background Cognitive models propose that cognitive and emotional processes, in the context of anomalies of experience, lead to and maintain delusions. No large-scale studies have investigated whetherExpand
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A prospective study of anal cancer screening in HIV-positive and negative MSM
Objective:The study sought to establish the feasibility and acceptability of anal screening among men MSM. Design:Prospective cohort study. Setting:Sexual health clinics in tertiary care.Expand
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A Lateglacial archaeological site in the far north‐west of Europe at Rubha Port an t‐Seilich, Isle of Islay, western Scotland: Ahrensburgian‐style artefacts, absolute dating and geoarchaeology
The exact pattern, process and timing of the human re-colonization of northern Europe after the end of the last Ice Age remain controversial. Recent research has provided increasingly early dates forExpand
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A cluster randomized trial of strategies to increase uptake amongst young women invited for their first cervical screen: The STRATEGIC trial
Objectives To measure the feasibility and effectiveness of interventions to increase cervical screening uptake amongst young women. Methods A two-phase cluster randomized trial conducted in generalExpand
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The Reliability of the Clinical Tests and Questions Recommended in International Guidelines for Low Back Pain
Study Design. An intertester reliability study of the questions and tests recommended in guidelines for the management of low back pain (LBP). Objective. This study undertook a reliability study toExpand
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Has the fit note reduced general practice sickness certification rates?
BACKGROUND In 2010, the fit note replaced the sick note to help focus on what people are capable of doing, rather than signing patients 'off sick'. AIMS To compare proportions of work-relatedExpand
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A study of cellular counting to determine minimum thresholds for adequacy for liquid-based cervical cytology using a survey and counting protocol.
BACKGROUND Liquid-based cytology (LBC) for cervical screening would benefit from laboratory practice guidelines that define specimen adequacy for reporting of slides. The evidence base required toExpand
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