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...
- 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...
- Mental health in the North West Region of England: associations with deprivation. Harrison, J.; Barrow, S.; Creed, F. // Social Psychiatry & Psychiatric Epidemiology;1998, Vol. 33 Issue 3, p124
Abstract. Minor psychiatric morbidity is known to be associated with social disadvantage, but few studies have explored this association at the population level. This study reports data from a postal survey across 19 health districts in one region, with a total sample of 38,000 respondents. The...
- Theoretical frameworks for understanding and investigating the therapeutic relationship in psychiatry. McGuire, R.; McCabe, R.; Priebe, S. // Social Psychiatry & Psychiatric Epidemiology;2001, Vol. 36 Issue 11, p557
Background: Mental health care is delivered through a relationship between a clinician and a patient. Although this therapeutic relationship is of central importance for mental health care, it appears to be relatively neglected in psychiatric research. Empirical research has for the most part...