Poonsri Rangseekajee

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INTRODUCTION The aims of this study were two-fold; to investigate the validity and reliability of the Thai version of the Inventory of Interpersonal Problems (IIP) and to compare the characteristics of the interpersonal problems experienced in a non-clinical sample and psychiatric outpatients. METHODS A total of 689 subjects (452 non-clinical sample and(More)
At present, the scientific evidence concerning the effect of Bacopa monnieri on brain activity together with working memory is less available. Therefore, we aimed to determine the effect of B. monnieri on attention, cognitive processing, working memory, and cholinergic and monoaminergic functions in healthy elderly. A randomized double-blind(More)
OBJECTIVE To examine the short-term effects on fifth-year medical students of a 4-week, breathing meditation-based, stress reduction intervention on psychiatric symptoms, memory function, intelligence, and academic achievement. MATERIALS AND METHOD Using a randomized control trial, the meditation group practiced every 8.00 to 8.20 a.m. before beginning(More)
OBJECTIVE To determine the validity and reliability of the Thai version of WHO Schedule for Clinical Assessment in Neuropsychiatry (SCAN) version 2.1. MATERIAL AND METHOD The SCAN interview book version 2.1 was translated from English into Thai. The content validity of the translation was verified by examining the back-translation. Whenever(More)
BACKGROUND Rivastigmine is a cholinesterase inhibitor for treatment of mild to moderate Alzheimer's disease (AD) and dementia associated with Parkinson's disease. The new patch formulation was recently made available. We assessed the safety, tolerability, and cognitive outcome of rivastigmine patch in treatment of mild to moderate AD in clinical practice in(More)
OBJECTIVES To study the clinical characteristics and outcomes of psychosis and its clinical correlation with disease activity in Thai systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) patients. METHODS From 750 SLE patients, 36 episodes of psychosis or psychotic depression in SLE patients were retrospectively identified between June 1999 and June 2009 at Srinagarind(More)
BACKGROUND To date, only small, selected groups of elderly hospitalized with mental and behavioral disorders (EHMBD) have been studied. Since no national epidemiological studies have been published, the recent advent of universal healthcare in Thailand makes doing such a study timely for improving the medical curricula and service provision. OBJECTIVE To(More)
OBJECTIVE To determine-in a clinical setting-the rate and time to recurrence of any mood episode during valproate maintenance treatment for bipolar I disorder. MATERIAL AND METHOD A retrospective cohort based on medical records of both in- and out-patient with bipolar I disorder (DSM-IV-TR) seen at Srinagarind Hospital between January 1, 2009 and December(More)
The authors proposed to develop an evidence-based guideline relevant to drug use for treatment-resistant schizophrenia (TRS), which will be called "Guideline for the Pharmacotherapy of Treatment-Resistant Schizophrenia or PTRS Guideline". The authors performed a MEDLINE search (between 1966 and December 1998) and classified the study designs of those trials(More)