Thawatchai Krisanaprakornkit

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BACKGROUND Anxiety disorders are some of the most prevalent psychiatric disorders, have early onset, are chronic and can cause functional impairment. It is, therefore, crucial to establish an accurate diagnosis for treatment and research purposes. OBJECTIVE To test the validity and reliability of the W.H.O. Schedules for Clinical Assessment in(More)
BACKGROUND Depressive disorder is a common, recurrent, and chronic disorder that is a leading cause of functional impairment and disability An estimated 20-40% of patients do not benefit sufficiently from existing therapies. Repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS) is an emerging treatment for psychiatric illness. Evidences support its use in(More)
OBJECTIVE To examine the short-term effects on fifth-year medical students of a 4-week, breathing meditation-based, stress reduction intervention on psychiatric symptoms, memory function, intelligence, and academic achievement. MATERIALS AND METHOD Using a randomized control trial, the meditation group practiced every 8.00 to 8.20 a.m. before beginning(More)
OBJECTIVE To determine the validity and reliability of the Thai version of the Cognitive Impairment or Decline section of WHO Schedules for Clinical Assessment in Neuropsychiatry (SCAN) version 2.1. MATERIAL AND METHOD The SCAN interview version 2.1 Cognitive Impairment or Decline Section was translated into Thai and its content validity tested by back(More)
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