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White matter deficits assessed by diffusion tensor imaging and cognitive dysfunction in psychostimulant users with comorbid human immunodeficiency virus infection
BackgroundPsychostimulant drug use is commonly associated with drug-related infection, including the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). Both psychostimulant use and HIV infection are known to damageExpand
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Magnetic Seizure Therapy in Treatment-Resistant Schizophrenia: A Pilot Study
Objective Electroconvulsive therapy is effective in treatment-resistant schizophrenia (TRS) but use is limited due to stigma and concerns around cognitive adverse effects. Magnetic seizure therapyExpand
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Case Series: Limited Opioid Withdrawal With Use of Transdermal Buprenorphine to Bridge to Sublingual Buprenorphine in Hospitalized Patients.
BACKGROUND Prerequisite opioid withdrawal symptoms prior to buprenorphine induction are unacceptable to many patients. We assessed whether transdermal buprenorphine minimized withdrawal whileExpand
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Should Benzodiazepines and Anticonvulsants Be Used During Electroconvulsive Therapy?: A Case Study and Literature Review
Objective This study aims to investigate the clinical effects of benzodiazepines or anticonvulsant use during a course of electroconvulsive therapy (ECT). Method A case report study of a patient whoExpand
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Catatonia in the History of Psychiatry: Construction and Deconstruction of a Disease Concept
Catatonia is a psychomotor disorder that has gone through numerous descriptions since 1874, reflecting the many changes in psychiatric disease conceptualization that have occurred within that timeExpand
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Magnetic seizure therapy is efficacious and well tolerated for treatment-resistant bipolar depression: an open-label clinical trial
Background Treatment-resistant bipolar depression can be treated effectively using electroconvulsive therapy, but its use is limited because of stigma and cognitive adverse effects. Magnetic seizureExpand
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Brief episodes of non-specific psychosis later diagnosed as periodic catatonia
A 73-year-old woman was known to have discrete episodes of psychosis not otherwise specified that would require a brief admission to hospital and total remission following a short course ofExpand
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Electroconvulsive Therapy with a Memory Reactivation Intervention for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder: A Randomized Controlled Trial
Introduction Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) often does not respond to available treatments. Memories are vulnerable to disruption during reconsolidation, and electroconvulsive therapy (ECT)Expand
A pilot study of magnetic seizure therapy for treatment‐resistant obsessive–compulsive disorder
There is growing interest in the potential of neuromodulation options in treatment‐resistant obsessive–compulsive disorder (OCD). Magnetic seizure therapy (MST), is a new treatment intervention inExpand
construction and deconstruction of a disease concept
Catatonia is a psychomotor disorder that has gone through numer- ous descriptions since 1874, reflecting the many changes in psychiatric disease con- ceptualization that have occurred within thatExpand