Proteome analysis of schizophrenia patients Wernicke's area reveals an energy metabolism dysregulation
- A Standard Approach to Assessing Cognitive Impairment in Schizophrenia. Dziedzic, Jessica // Neuropsychiatry Reviews;Mar2008, Vol. 9 Issue 3, p10
The article introduces the Measurement and Treatment Research to Improve Cognition in Schizophrenia (MATRICS) Consensus Cognitive Battery (MCCB) as a standard approach in assessing cognitive impairment of schezophrenia patients in the U.S. The device will help researchers evaluate...
- Mentally Ill Sex Offenders: The Experience of a Regional Secure Unit. Craissati, Jackie; Hodes, Phil // British Journal of Psychiatry;Dec92, Vol. 161, p846
Sex offenders suffering from psychotic illness formed an important small group of a regional secure unit's patients. Ten of the 11 such offenders had a diagnosis of schizophrenia. There was a complex relationship between their mental illness and offending.
- Slowly Progressive Schizophrenia â€” Myth or Clinical Reality? Smulevitch, A.B. // British Journal of Psychiatry;Aug89, Vol. 155, p166
The article comments on the study "Political Hazards in the Diagnosis of Slowly Progressive Schizophrenia" published in the March 1986 issue of the periodical. According to the authors the report's aim was to replace the scientific aspects of the problem with political ones and that it presented...
- Symptoms Associated with Victimization in Patients with Schizophrenia and Related Disorders. Fortugno, Federico; Katsakou, Christina; Bremner, Stephen; Kiejna, Andrzej; Kjellin, Lars; Nawka, Petr; Raboch, Jiri; Kallert, Thomas; Priebe, Stefan // PLoS ONE;Mar2013, Vol. 8 Issue 3, p1
Background: Patients with psychoses have an increased risk of becoming victims of violence. Previous studies have suggested that higher symptom levels are associated with a raised risk of becoming a victim of physical violence. There has been, however, no evidence on the type of symptoms that...
- DESCRIPTIVE PROFILE OF SEX AND PSYCHIATRIC DIAGNOSIS AMONG RURAL AND PERI-URBAN CLINIC ATTENDERS IN SOUTH AFRICA. Pillay, A.L.; Sargent, C. // Psychological Reports;Apr2003, Vol. 92 Issue 2, p595
Of 1,232 patients receiving psychiatric medication in outlying areas of South Africa more than half had diagnoses of schizophrenia. Significantly more men than women had substance-induced psychosis, while significantly more women had depressive and anxiety disorders.
- Reliability of a Procedure for Measuring and Classifying "Present Psychiatric State". Wing, J. K.; Birley, J. L. T.; Cooper, J. E.; Graham, P.; Isaacs, A. D. // British Journal of Psychiatry;May67, Vol. 113 Issue 498, p499
The article presents the study investigating the reliability of the procedure involving clinical interviews which will be used in measuring and classifying the present psychiatric condition of a patient. According to the researcher, it has been agreed that psychiatric illnesses can be...
- Rater experience important for assessing symptoms in schizophrenia. // Outcomes & Accountability Alert;Jun99, Vol. 4 Issue 6, p6
Presents information on a study on the significance of previous psychiatric experience with schizophrenic patients to the assessment of negative symptoms. How the study was conducted; Findings; Conclusions and recommendations.
- Manifestation of Auditory Hallucination in the Cases of Schizophrenia. Ranjan, Jay Kumar; Prakash, Jai; Sharma, Vinod K.; Singh, Amool R. // SIS Journal of Projective Psychology & Mental Health;Jan2010, Vol. 17 Issue 1, p76
Auditory hallucination is the commonest and the most important disorder of perception. Hearing voices is core characteristics of schizophrenia. The present study aims to assess beliefs about auditory hallucinations in the cases of schizophrenia. A total of fifty (50) male schizophrenia patients...
- Thyrotoxicosis-associated Wernicke’s Encephalopathy. Sechi, GianPietro // JGIM: Journal of General Internal Medicine;Jun2008, Vol. 23 Issue 6, p897
A letter to the editor is presented in response to the article about thyrotoxicosis-associated Wernicke's encephalopathy (WE).