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BACKGROUND Little evidence exists to indicate whether community psychiatric nurses can achieve the results reported by expert cognitive-behavioural therapists in patients with schizophrenia. AIMS To assess the effectiveness and safety of a brief cognitive-behavioural therapy (CBT) intervention in a representative community sample of patients with(More)
OBJECTIVE To establish whether reinstitutionalisation is occurring in mental health care and, if so, with what variations between western European countries. DESIGN Comparison of data on changes in service provision. SETTING Six European countries with different traditions of mental health care that have all experienced deinstitutionalisation since the(More)
BACKGROUND The use of complementary medicines in those with mental health problems is well documented. However, their effectiveness is often not established and they may be less harmless than commonly assumed. AIMS To review the complementary medicines routinely encountered in psychiatric practice, their effectiveness, potential adverse effects and(More)
Stol's work is a volume of far wider interest than its title would suggest. It is precisely for these reasons, however, that this reviewer ventures to raise a few cautionary points. First, to identify the Akkadian bennu specifically as "epilepsy" implies that-at least in this case-the Babylonians 3,000 years ago organized disease phenomena into symptoms and(More)