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Randomised trial of home-based psychosocial nursing intervention for patients recovering from myocardial infarction
The results do not warrant the routine implementation of programmes that involve psychological-distress screening and home nursing intervention for patients recovering from MI, and the poorer overall outcome for women, underline the need for further research and the inclusion of adequate numbers of women in future post-MI trials. Expand
The concept of culture-bound syndromes: anorexia nervosa and brain-fag.
  • R. Prince
  • Medicine
  • Social science & medicine
  • 1985
An attempt has been made to tie the concept down more firmly by proposing a strict definition, examining the appropriateness of this definition in determining the CBS status of two new syndromes and analysing the usefulness or not of the basic CBS concept. Expand
The "brain fag" syndrome in Nigerian students.
  • R. Prince
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • The Journal of mental science
  • 1 April 1960
The hypothesis is presented that the syndrome is in some way related to the imposition of European learning techniques upon the Nigerian personality and it is suggested that an emphasis upon group learning and examination techniques might be of value as preventive measures as being more in accord with the needs of the collectivistic personality. Expand
The ischemic heart disease life stress monitoring program: impact on mortality.
It is suggested that stress‐relieving programs may have a greater impact in reducing cardiac deaths than in preventing nonlethal coronary episodes. Expand
Indigenous Yoruba Psychiatry
Shamans and Endorphins
Long‐term follow‐up of the Ischemic Heart Disease Life Stress Monitoring Program.
Patient outcomes up to seven years after a one‐year, post‐myocardial infarction (MI) stress monitoring and management program are examined, suggesting that, regardless of their approach, all such programs may share a common therapeutic mechanism: the provision of emotional support during a period of high vulnerability to stress. Expand
Culture-bound syndromes and international disease classifications
A new definition for CBS's is proposed - a collection of signs and symptoms which is restricted to a limited number of cultures primarily by reason of certain of their psychosocial features, and the following conclusions are drawn. Expand