Robert Brent

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The authors compared three methods of assessing borderline personality disorders. Test-retest reliability for the self-report Personality Diagnostic Questionnaire was adequate and compared favorably with the interrater reliability of the DSM-III-oriented clinical interview and the semistructured research interview. The overall prevalence of personality(More)
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  • American journal of obstetrics and gynecology
  • 2002
This article will deal with medical, social, and legal implications of treating nausea and vomiting of pregnancy (NVP). Clinical problems occur when the symptoms become exaggerated and result in debilitation, dehydration, and hospitalization. The treatment of NVP in its early stages has the implication that it will prevent the more serious complications,(More)
A 79-year-old man hospitalized for treatment of a major depressive episode was found to be hyponatremic, and the syndrome of inappropriate antidiuretic hormone secretion (SIADH) was diagnosed. The SIADH had not been present on past medical evaluations and appeared to have developed during the course of the psychiatric illness. Other causes of SIADH were(More)
The evaluation and treatment of the patient with idiopathic chronic pain traditionally has involved a sequence of studies first by the internist, then the neurologist, and finally the psychiatrist. This has resulted in an overutilization of costly health care services and may paradoxically have helped to promote symptom chronicity. In keeping with recent(More)
A fifty year old female chronic schizophrenic was admitted to hospital following a relapse of her psychosis. She had previously responded well to treatment with trifluoperazine but because of her history of medication non-compliance, a trial of fluphenazine enanthate was instituted. Despite the close chemical similarity between trifluoperazine and(More)
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