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Crazy Like US: The Globalization of the American Psyche
There are four main chapters. The fi rst deals with anorexia nervosa in Hong Kong. It tells that when Dr Sing Lee, a British trained psychiatrist, went (? returned) to Hong Kong in the mid 1980s, he
Comparison of unlimited numbers of rapid transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS) and ECT treatment sessions in major depressive episode.
TLDR
Repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation has antidepressant effects of useful proportions and further studies are indicated and rTMS produced comparable results on a number of measures.
Repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation is efficacious as an add-on to pharmacological therapy in complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS) type I.
TLDR
An efficacy of repetitive sessions of high-frequency rTMS as an add-on therapy to refractory CRPS type I patients shows a positive effect in different aspects of pain (sensory-discriminative and emotional-affective).
Motor threshold in transcranial magnetic stimulation: a comparison of a neurophysiological method and a visualization of movement method.
TLDR
Determination of motor threshold with a neurophysiological and a visualization of movement method produced similar results.
Psychiatry and Islam.
TLDR
Islam is based on unity and core values of compassion, justice and benevolence, and there is an opportunity for the profession of psychiatry to bridge religious, ethnic and cultural boundaries.
Mental disorder and suicide: A faulty connection
  • S. Pridmore
  • Medicine
    The Australian and New Zealand journal of…
  • 1 January 2015
TLDR
Should this counter claim be accepted, a broader view of suicide prevention would be necessary, lessening the role of doctors (as they cannot remedy many important factors), and increasing the responsibility of the wider community.
Substitution of rapid transcranial magnetic stimulation treatments for electroconvulsive therapy treatments in a course of electroconvulsive therapy
  • S. Pridmore
  • Psychology, Medicine
    Depression and anxiety
  • 2000
TLDR
It is determined that it is possible to substitute rTMS treatments for ECT treatments in a course of ECT without loss of antidepressant effect or an increase in subjective side‐effects, using the described parameters.
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