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Psychotic-like experiences and correlation with distress and depressive symptoms in a community sample of adolescents and young adults
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Different subtypes of PLEs seem to have different psychopathological meaning and may therefore indicate different levels of risk of severe psychiatric disorders, which suggests it is misleading to define PSEs as a homogenous entity. Expand
Suicide risk in schizophrenia: learning from the past to change the future
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This is the first attempt to present a consensus report as well as the development of a set of guidelines for reducing suicide risk among schizophenia patients. Expand
The International Society for Bipolar Disorders (ISBD) task force report on antidepressant use in bipolar disorders.
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A consensus was reached on 12 statements on the use of antidepressants in bipolar disorder, and antidepressants should be prescribed only as an adjunct to mood-stabilizing medications. Expand
Suicidal Behavior and Alcohol Abuse
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Evidence of the relationship between alcohol use and suicide through a search of MedLine and PsychInfo electronic databases is reviewed and multiple genetically-related intermediate phenotypes might influence the relationshipBetween alcohol and suicide. Expand
Effect of Balance Training on Postural Instability in Patients With Idiopathic Parkinson’s Disease
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A program of balance training can improve PI in patients with PD and showed significant improvements in all outcome measures, except for the UPDRS and the H&Y scale. Expand
Changes in BDNF serum levels in patients with major depression disorder (MDD) after 6 months treatment with sertraline, escitalopram, or venlafaxine.
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It is suggested that different antidepressant drugs have variable effects on serum BDNF levels, even though the three different drugs were equally effective in relieving symptoms of depression and anxiety. Expand
Melancholia agitata and mixed depression
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The diagnostic entity of major depressive episode includes both simple and agitated or mixed depression, which is characterized by a full depressive episode with several symptoms of excitatory nature. Expand
Suicide risk in first episode psychosis: A selective review of the current literature
TLDR
The research reports highlight the need for universal, comprehensive, public mental health interventions aimed not only toward early detection, but also toward the rapid engagement in treatment of people with psychoses, and an examination of the efficacy of specific components of the interventions. Expand
The Role of Memantine in the Treatment of Psychiatric Disorders Other Than the Dementias
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In most psychiatric non-Alzheimer’s disease conditions, the clinical data fail to support the usefulness of memantine as monotherapy or add-on treatment, but recent preclinical and clinical findings suggest that add- on memantine may show antimanic and mood-stabilizing effects in treatment-resistant bipolar disorder. Expand
Depression and apathy in dementia: same syndrome or different constructs? A critical review.
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Both apathy and depression can have a negative impact on the progression of AD, therefore, an accurate differential diagnosis is fundamental to reach an appropriate family education and to obtain a possibly effective treatment. Expand
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