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Substance use disorder (SUD) is associated with ADHD. ADHD increases the severity of SUD and has negative influence on the prognosis of the disorder. The aim of the study was to determine the prevalence and correlates of ADHD in individuals with SUD. During 2013-2015, a cross-sectional descriptive study of 233 drug treatment-seeking individuals was… (More)
OBJECTIVE Quality of life (QoL) is probably the most desired outcome of all health care policies and monitoring. This concept is seldom used on women in the postpartum, especially in the developing world. AIM This study aimed at determining the independent socio-clinical variables associated with the perception of QoL of women with postpartum depression.… (More)
A number of atypical antipsychotics have been associated with peripheral edema. The exact cause is not known. We report two cases of olanzapine-induced edema and a brief review of atypical antipsychotic-induced edema, possible risk factors, etiology, and clinical features. The recommendation is given on different methods of managing this side effect.
BACKGROUND Having a psychiatric diagnosis is still considered a major burden in life. In addition to dealing with stigma regarding mental illness, persons with severe mental illness have an added risk of having co-morbid medical illnesses that can further impair their already turbulent life. The importance of detecting co-morbid medical illnesses is to… (More)