Newspaper coverage of mental illness in the UK, 1992-2008
- A different look. Reid, Steven // Evidence Based Mental Health;Feb2008, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p3
The article reports on the changes to the journal "Evidence Based Mental Health." The layout and the cover of the journal has been changed to create more space and to make the presentation clearer. The author also announces that the journal is accepting commentaries from readers. The contact...
- Welcome to the Journal of Medical Psychology. Couvadelli, Barbara // Journal of Medical Psychology;Jan-Jun2009, Vol. 1 Issue 1, p1
An introduction to the journal is presented in which the editor discusses the objective and function of the journal, the feature articles relevant to medical psychology, and the delegation of the journal's selection of articles.
- Et al. // Evidence Based Mental Health;Aug2008, Vol. 11 Issue 3, p69
The article invites readers to submit articles for "Evidence-Based Mental Health."
- Query. Ursus // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;8/30/2005, Vol. 173 Issue 5, p560
Describes the attitude of patients when diagnosed with mental illness. Perception about having mental illness; Barriers faced with patients once the diagnosis has been made; Reason for the difficulty of handling mentally ill patients.
- Predicting inpatient violence using an extended version of the BrÃ¸set-Violence-Checklist: instrument development and clinical application. Abderhalden, Christoph; Needham, Ian; Dassen, Theo; Halfens, Ruud; Haug, Hans-Joachim; Fischer, Joachim // BMC Psychiatry;2006, Vol. 6, p17
Background: Patient aggression is a common problem in acute psychiatric wards and calls for preventive measures. The timely use of preventive measures presupposes a preceded risk assessment. The Norwegian BrÃ¸set-Violence-Checklist (BVC) is one of the few instruments suited for short-time...
- Child and Adolescent Mental Health Inpatient Services in Turkey: Is There a Need and Are They Effective? GÜVENİR, Taner; TAŞ, Fatma VAROL; ÖZBEK, Aylin // Archives of Neuropsychiatry / Noropsikiatri Arsivi;2009, Vol. 46 Issue 4, p143
Objective: Inpatient care is the most widely used intensive care component of child and adolescent mental health services (CAMHS) internationally. In some studies, child and adolescent inpatient care has been shown to be effective and remains a neccesary function of a comprehensive child and...
- Mothers and fathers do not accurately report each other's psychopathology. Ross, Randal G.; Hunter, Sharon K.; Zerbe, Gary O.; Hanna, Kate // Mental Illness (2036-7457);2012, Vol. 4 Issue 2, p66
It is unclear whether information obtained from a one parent can be used to infer the other parent's history of psychopathology. Two hundred and one parental dyads were asked to complete psychiatric interviews. Based on maternal report, non-participating husbands/fathers had higher rates than...
- Improving Risk Adjustment of Self-Reported Mental Health Outcomes. Rosen, Amy K.; Chatterjee, Sharmila; Glickman, Mark E.; Spiro, III, Avron; Seal, Pradipta; Eisen, Susan V. // Journal of Behavioral Health Services & Research;Jul2010, Vol. 37 Issue 3, p291
Risk adjustment for mental health care is important for making meaningful comparisons of provider, program, and system performance. The purpose of this study was to compare the predictive value of three diagnosis-based risk-adjustment models for predicting self-reported mental health outcomes....
- A Randomized Controlled Trial of a Close Monitoring Program for Minor Depression and Distress. Ross, Jennifer; TenHave, Thomas; Eakin, April; Difilippo, Suzanne; Oslin, David // JGIM: Journal of General Internal Medicine;Sep2008, Vol. 23 Issue 9, p1379
Minor depression is almost twice as common in primary care (PC) as major depression. Despite the high prevalence, few evidence-based algorithms exist for managing patients with minor depression or patients presenting solely with distress. The aim of this study was to test the effectiveness of a...