Smoking cessation for psychotic patients facing compulsory treatment in a French inpatient psychiatric unit
- Nicotine replacement is safe in stable CAD. // Patient Care;6/15/1994, Vol. 28 Issue 11, p162
Highlights the results of the study `Working Group for the Study of Transdermal Nicotine in Patients with Coronary Artery Disease: Nicotine replacement therapy for patients with coronary artery disease,' from the journal `Archives of Internal Medicine.' Efficacy of transdermal nicotine patches...
- Wardship court enforces treatment. Dyer, Clare // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);8/10/91, Vol. 303 Issue 6798, p332
Reports the authorization issued by the wardship court on the treatment of antipsychotic drugs to a 15-year old girl in Great Britain. Assessment of the competence of the girl decision-making; Initiation of Gillick test; Analysis of side effects of the compulsory medication.
- Quitters or not, patients still like nicotine patches. Starr, Cynthia // Drug Topics;11/22/93, Vol. 137 Issue 22, p24
Presents a study of what patients think of nicotine patches, the process they go through to procure these and what they learned from health professionals involved in their care. Users who are satisfied and who would use the product again if additional treatment were needed; Support from...
- Compulsory treatment of the mentally ill. // British Medical Journal (Clinical Research Edition);3/29/1986, Vol. 292 Issue 6524, p888
Focuses on the compulsory treatment of patients who are not detained in hospital as inpatients. Role of medical workers in the intervention of psychiatric cases; Implications of the attitude on the serious deprivation of liberty; Effect of compulsory treatment in temporary detention.
- Highlights of this issue. Dean, Kimberlie // British Journal of Psychiatry;Aug2005, Vol. 187, pA5
The article discusses various articles published within the issue including one on antipsychotics in schizophrenia and another on mental disorder in the young.
- From Rogers to Rivers: The Rights of the Mentally Ill to Refuse Medication. Clayton, Ellen Wright // American Journal of Law & Medicine;1987, Vol. 13 Issue 1, p7
Many individuals with mental illness wish to avoid psychotropic drugs, a type of treatment that may relieve their symptoms only at the risk of unpleasant, even permanent, side effects. In marked contrast to the widely-held view that most patients may refuse any treatment and that even patients...
- Nicotine Patches Help Kick the Habit. // USA Today Magazine;Dec91, Vol. 120 Issue 2559, p13
Reports on the benefit of transdermal nicotine patches for people who want to quit smoking. Behavior modification technique; Advantages of patches over nicotine gum; Reduction in withdrawal symptoms; Increase in the likelihood of quitting success.
- Precessation treatment with nicotine patch significantly increases abstinence rates relative to conventional treatment. Rose, Jed E.; Herskovic, Joseph E.; Behm, Frederique M.; Westman, Eric C. // Nicotine & Tobacco Research;Sep2009, Vol. 11 Issue 9, p1067
Introduction: Previous studies have reported that smoking abstinence rates are increased when nicotine skin patch treatment is initiated prior to the target quit smoking date, as compared with conventional treatment beginning on the quit date. We hypothesized that smoking in the presence of...
- Varenicline versus transdermal nicotine patch for smoking cessation: results from a randomised open- label trial. Aubin, H-J.; Bobak, A.; Button, J. R.; Oncken, C.; Billing Jr, C. B.; Gong, J.; Williams, K. E.; Reeves, K. R. // Thorax;Aug2008, Vol. 63 Issue 8, p717
Background: Varenicline, a new treatment for smoking cessation, has demonstrated significantly greater efficacy over placebo and sustained release bupropion (bupropion SA). A study was undertaken to compare a 12-week standard regimen of varenicline with a 10-week standard regimen of transdermal...