Brain size and brain/intracranial volume ratio in major mental illness
- The role of in vivo neuroimaging in psychiatry. Andreasen, Nancy C. // European Journal of Nuclear Medicine;2000 Supplement, Vol. 27 Issue 13, ps37
Discusses the role of in vivo neuroimaging in psychiatry. Ties between psychiatry and nuclear medicine; Developments in in vivo neuroimaging; Accomplishments of in vivo neuroimaging.
- White matter alterations in schizophrenic patients with pronounced negative symptomatology and with positive family history for schizophrenia. Zetzsche, Thomas; Preuss, Ulrich W.; Frodl, Thomas; Leinsinger, Gerda; Born, Christine; Reiser, Maximilian; Hegerl, Ulrich; M�ller, Hans-J�rgen; Meisenzahl, Eva M. // European Archives of Psychiatry & Clinical Neuroscience;Aug2008, Vol. 258 Issue 5, p278
In recent years, in vivo and post-mortem studies detected structural brain changes in schizophrenia. The aim of our analysis was to investigate potential changes of white matter in schizophrenic patients compared to controls, and the relationship to clinical characteristics. Fifty male,...
- IN THE NEWS: Turning left? Wood, Heather // Nature Reviews Neuroscience;Jan2002, Vol. 3 Issue 1, p8
Highlights the potential effect of ultrasound scanning on the brain development of unborn babies. Gender of babies who are most likely to be left-handed due to ultrasound scanning; Potential problems of being left-handed.
- Karbonmonoksit Zehirlenmesine BaÄŸlÄ± Bir GeÃ‡ Ensefalopati Olgusunda NÃ¶ropsikiyatrik Bulgular. Sargin, A. Emre; Dönmez, Hava; Örsel, Sibel; Yoldaş, Tahir Kurtuluş // Archives of Neuropsychiatry / Noropsikiatri Arsivi;2009, Vol. 46 Issue 3, p121
Carbon monoxide (CO) intoxication can be a deadly condition and is a very common public health problem in Turkey due to the use of coal stoves during the winter months in homes. Carbon monoxide intoxication accounts for more than half of the deaths due to intoxications in Turkey. It is very...
- Challenges and Potential Obstacles. // Canadian Journal of Psychiatry;Apr2002 Supplement, Vol. 47, p86S
Focuses on challenges and potential obstacles to the implementation of shared mental health care. Importance of ensuring the enhancement of mental health care; Need to determine approaches in the implementation of shared care; Collaboration between psychiatry and family medicine.
- Toward Understanding Resilient Outcomes. Stewart, Donna E. // Canadian Journal of Psychiatry;May2011, Vol. 56 Issue 5, p256
The article discusses various reports published within the issue including one on meaning of resilience in mental health care, and other on protective factors in resilience.
- Using Clinical and Criminal Involvement Factors to Explain Homelessness Among Clients of a Psychiatric Probation and Parole Service. Solomon, Phyllis; Draine, Jeffrey // Psychiatric Quarterly;Mar1999, Vol. 70 Issue 1, p75
This study sought to examine the rate of homelessness and the extent to which lifetime homelessness was associated with clinical factors, such as diagnosis and treatment history; or criminal factors, such as criminal behavior and arrest history, among psychiatric probationers and parolees....
- Volume 70. Rachlin, Stephen // Psychiatric Quarterly;Mar1999, Vol. 70 Issue 1, p1
Presents an introduction to articles in the March 1999 issue of the periodical "Psychiatric Quarterly." Effect of race on mental diagnosis; Diagnostic categories in use.
- Emerging Issues in Forensic Mental Health. Petrila, John // Psychiatric Quarterly;Mar2004, Vol. 75 Issue 1, p3
Forensic mental health traditionally was considered the backwater of forensic practice. However, because of advances in knowledge regarding the core issues of capacity and risk, and because of changes in the location of forensic assessment and treatment, ï¿½forensicï¿½ issues now permeate...