Porencephaly and psychosis: a case report and review of the literature
- Pseudodementia: Cognitive decline caused by untreated depression may be reversed with treatment. Lantz, Melinda S.; Buchalter, Eric N. // Geriatrics;Oct2001, Vol. 56 Issue 10, p42
Reports the case of an aged women diagnosed with pseudodementia. Medical history of the patient; Treatment given to the patient; Background on the medical condition; Importance of differential diagnosis.
- CRISIS POINT DRAWS NEAR. Sheldon, Kay // Community Care;6/5/2003, Issue 1475, p46
Discusses a case study involving Tina Rose, an old woman looking after her daughter with mental illness. Information on the mental condition of Tina; Impact of the condition of Tina and her daughter on the social system of his son; Steps to address their mental health problems.
- Short report. A case of coprophagia presenting with sialadenitis. Donnellan, CA; Playfer, JR // Age & Ageing;Mar1999, Vol. 28 Issue 2, p233
Presents a case study of an aged woman with dementia who was diagnosed with recurrent submandibular sialadentis secondary to coprophagia. Case history; Characteristics of coprophagia in adults in psychiatric hospitals; Complications; Treatment strategies.
- Commentary. Larsen, Tor K. // Evidence Based Mental Health;Feb2006, Vol. 9 Issue 1, p5
The article focuses on the role of premorbid functioning in first episode psychosis. Majority of people who develop schizophrenia have severe problems with either social or academic functioning prior to the onset of psychosis. Canon-Spoor developed the Premorbid Adjustment Scale which divides...
- about us. // Mental Health Today;Jun2005, p9
Presents news briefs on issues regarding mental health in Great Britain as of June 2005. Development of a dementia collaborative; Information on the Hearing Voices Groups project by the London Development Centre, for people who hear voices to share their experience; Schedule of the Social...
- Polycythaemia, Delirium and Mania. Chawla, Mohan; Lindesay, James // British Journal of Psychiatry;Jun93, Vol. 162, p833
The case is described of a 65-year-old woman who initially presented with delirium caused by polycythaemia rubra vera. Following venesection she was discharged home recovered, but presented again shortly after with an episode of mania associated with relapse of her polycythaemia.
- Dementia in Ontario: Prevalence and Health Services Utilization. Tranmer, J. E.; Croxford, R.; Coyte, Peter C. // Canadian Journal on Aging;Winter2003, Vol. 22 Issue 4, p369
To understand the impact of ongoing reform of mental health and dementia care in Ontario, an examination of prevalence and health services utilization rates is needed. However, there exists a gap in current prevalence and health services research specific to dementia care in Ontario. The...
- Case-finding of dementia in general practice and effects of subsequent collaborative care; design of a cluster RCT. van den Dungen, Pim; van Charante, Eric P. Moll; van Marwijk, Harm W. J.; van der Horst, Henriëtte E.; van de Ven, Peter M.; van Hout, Hein P. J. // BMC Public Health;2012, Vol. 12 Issue 1, p609
Background: In the primary care setting, dementia is often diagnosed relatively late in the disease process. Case finding and proactive collaborative care may have beneficial effects on both patient and informal caregiver by clarifying the cause of cognitive decline and changed behaviour and by...
- Late-life psychosis: Making the diagnosis and controlling symptoms. BROWN, FRANK W. // Geriatrics;Dec98, Vol. 53 Issue 12, p26
Describes the work-up of the patient with symptoms of psychosis. Causes of psychosis in the older patient; Categories of older patients with psychosis; Management strategy of environmental and neuroleptic interventions.