P.K. Samantaray1
H. Stalsberg1
M. N. Subash1
D. Kunde1
K. Ebeling1
1P.K. Samantaray
1H. Stalsberg
1M. N. Subash
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Eighty five charts of patients whose diagnoses have changed at least once between 1977 and 1981 (unstable) were compared with another randomly chosen charts where diagnosis during the subsequent admissions remained unchanged (stable). Seventy six percent of the changes occurred from one to the other diagnostic category and remained so. Seventy three percent(More)
Drug and alcohol dependence is a chronic relapsing disorder so that there is a need for continued care to prevent relapses. Relapse is generally understood as a return to earlier pattern of use for a drug after a period abstinence. The factors leading to relapse can be intra-psychic and interpersonal. In an attempt to understand the factors leading to first(More)
One hundred and four subjects with heroin dependence, consecutive new admission to a ward were studied prospectively to assess treatment retention. All these subjects were admitted voluntarily after pre-admission counselling wherein treatment package (four week's stay), ward routine, rules and regulation were explained. Socio-demographic parameters, drug(More)
Twelve unipolar manics satisfying the inclusion criteria of having had three episodes of mania without a depressive episode were compared against bipolar manics on clinical psychopathology, demographic variables and family history of psychiatric morbidity. We Found no differences between the two groups on any of the variables studied and concluded that(More)
Pig farming supplies a large part of the total meat requirement of the world. Many people are involved in the business. Recently, there has been an outbreak of Swine flu throughout the world. It is spreading with an alarming rate throughout the world. A lot of pigs are dying because of the disease. People have also been affected by the flu in many(More)
The main subject of this hospital-based case-control study was the possible relationship between use of combined oral contraceptives (OCs) containing chlormadinone acetate and breast cancer. Analyses were based on data from 490 cases with newly diagnosed breast cancer and 1,223 controls and were separately performed for combined OCs with and without(More)
Eighty three patients with alcoholism were evaluated on several biochemical parameters against seventy five healthy controls. Linear discriminant analysis of three laboratory tests (GGT, GOT and GPT) yielded accurate diagnosis among 63% of the total sample. Sensitivity of these tests was 47% and specificity 80%. Repeat analysis of these three test among 50(More)
One hundred and eighty four consecutive admissions to male psychiatric open and closed wards were examined for evidence of alcoholism. Michigan Alcoholism Screening Test (MAST) was used for this purpose. The present study shows a prevalence rate of alcohol users to be 41.3 per cent. Nineteen percent could be called alcoholic. MAST correlated well with(More)
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