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OBJECTIVE To determine symptom pattern of conversion disorder and its association with co-existent anxiety and depressive symptoms. DESIGN Descriptive, cross-sectional study. PLACE AND DURATION OF STUDY The study was conducted in the Department of Psychiatry, Services Hospital, Lahore from August 2003 to January 2004. MATERIALS AND METHODS One hundred(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the pharmacological treatment outcome of schizophrenia, co-morbid with obsessive-compulsive disorder by comparing the effects of typical neuroleptic, atypical neuroleptic and a combination of typical with anti-obsessional drugs on positive and negative symptoms of schizophrenia and obsessional symptoms. DESIGN A quasi-experimental(More)
Major depressive disorder (MDD) is one of the most commonly encountered psychiatric disorders in primary care. Depression is primarily a psychological illness; however, patients usually present with somatic symptoms. This pattern of presentation quite often poses a risk for patients with MDD due to the fact that general practitioners commonly attribute the(More)
Changes in the incidence of venous thromboembolism (VTE) during the last two decades have not been extensively studied. Therefore, we studied time trends in the incidence rates (IRs) of deep vein thrombosis (DVT) and pulmonary embolism (PE) in a cohort of 26,855 subjects, aged 25–97 years, enrolled in the Tromsø study in 1994/1995. The subject were(More)
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