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BACKGROUND Little is known about the medium-term durability of cognitive-behavioural therapy (CBT) in a community sample of people with schizophrenia. AIMS To investigate whether brief CBT produces clinically important outcomes in relation to recovery, symptom burden and readmission to hospital in people with schizophrenia at 1-year follow-up. METHOD(More)
BACKGROUND Previous studies have reported that racial differences exist in patterns of clinical psychiatric diagnoses as well as the distribution of mental health services resources. The psychiatric emergency service serves as an entry point into the mental health system, so it plays a potentially important role in addressing racial disparities in diagnosis(More)
BACKGROUND Evidence of the efficacy of cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) for schizophrenia is increasing. There are very few studies of effectiveness, especially in the medium term. OBJECTIVE To evaluate the durability of the effect of brief CBT provided by mental health nurses in community-based patients with schizophrenia (diagnosed according to ICD-10(More)
This study investigated similarities and differences in the experience of auditory hallucinations, paranoia, and childhood trauma in schizophrenia and borderline personality disorder (BPD). Patients with clinical diagnoses of schizophrenia or BPD were interviewed using the Structured Clinical Interviews for DSM-IV. Axes 1 and 2 and auditory hallucinations,(More)
BACKGROUND COX-2 expression in tumour cells has been associated with poor prognosis in gastrointestinal and non-gastrointestinal cancers. The aim of our study was to test the hypothesis that higher levels of COX-2 expression are prognostically related to poor clinico-pathologic features in adenocarcinoma of the oesophagus. METHODS We reviewed the records(More)
The heparin-releasable proteins are a group of proteins that are targeted to the endothelial surface by attachment to glycosaminoglycans and may have functions specific to the endothelium-blood interface. In this study, heparin-affinity chromatography of human postheparin plasma was used as a method to identify and study novel heparin-releasable proteins.(More)
provided excellent research assistance. We are indebted to the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (5R01-HS01854103) for financial support. The views expressed herein are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Bureau of Economic Research. At least one co-author has disclosed a financial relationship of potential(More)
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