OBJECTIVE Expressed Emotion has been called a "black box", since little is known about contributing factors. The aim of this study was to examine which parental and which patient/illness-related characteristics contribute to maternal and paternal Expressed Emotion levels. METHOD Sixty adolescent girls with Anorexia Nervosa (AN) and their parents completed… (More)
BACKGROUND Patients with severe Anorexia Nervosa (AN) whose condition is life-threatening or who are not receiving adequate ambulatory care are hospitalized. However, 40 % of these patients leave the hospital prematurely, without reaching the target weight set in the treatment plan, and this can compromise outcome. This study set out to explore factors… (More)
Obsessive-compulsive symptoms (OCSs) frequently occur in schizophrenia and seem to worsen prognosis. Many case studies suggest that OCSs appear or worsen with an atypical antipsychotic agent treatment (that is, with risperidone, olanzapine, and clozapine). Therefore, family or personal history of OCS should be investigated before initiating such treatment,… (More)
Limitations · Il y a seulement 2 essais cliniques contrôlés concernant le traitement des SOC dans la schizophrénie, et ils n'ont pas été répliqués. · Il y a un faible nombre de patients dans ces études. · La population clinique est hétérogène.