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Anecdotally, forensic psychiatric nurses generally have a more negative perception of people diagnosed with a personality disorder and this negativity is focused more towards managing the behaviours rather than on treatment efficacy and clinical outcomes. This study reports on research carried out across the High, Medium and Low secure psychiatric services(More)
CONTEXT Untreated maternal phenylketonuria (PKU) increases risk for developmental problems in offspring. The extent to which this risk is reduced by maternal dietary therapy at various stages of pregnancy is not known. OBJECTIVE To determine whether dietary treatment during pregnancy of women with PKU affects developmental outcomes of offspring. DESIGN(More)
OBJECTIVES To describe the impact of rubella immunisation on the incidence of rubella, congenital rubella syndrome and rubella-related terminations of pregnancy in South Australia, and to identify factors associated with a re-emerging problem. DESIGN AND METHODS A population-based descriptive study using data from South Australian notifications of(More)
The present study evaluated the treatment and generalization effects of implementing a peer social initiation intervention with four severely withdrawn maltreated preschool children. Positive social response and initiation data were collected across the treatment (a playroom) and the natural classroom setting. A reversal design superimposed on a multiple(More)
PURPOSE To investigate the level of burnout in the oncology community in the United States. PATIENTS AND METHODS Seven thousand seven hundred fifteen oncology physicians were queried by e-mail or during attendance at oncologic meetings and asked to complete a 22-question survey concerning their feelings of personal burnout and their perceptions of(More)
The effectiveness and generality of a parent- and social-skills training program for three mildly retarded mothers identified as child maltreaters were investigated. The program was conducted by one trainer in a community-based facility and included the following components: individualized performance standards, response-specific feedback, self-monitoring,(More)
BACKGROUND Aggressive challenging behaviour is very common in care homes for people with intellectual disability, and better psychological treatments are needed. Nidotherapy aims to change the environment of people with mental illness and is an appropriate treatment for this group of disorders. METHOD The design was a cluster randomised trial of 20 care(More)
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