Acetylcholinesterase Inhibitors (AChEI's) for the treatment of visual hallucinations in schizophrenia: a case report
- Acetylcholinesterase Inhibitors (AChEI's) for the treatment of visual hallucinations in schizophrenia: A review of the literature. Patel, Sachin S.; Attard, Azizah; Jacobsen, Pamela; Shergill, Sukhi // BMC Psychiatry;2010, Vol. 10, p69
Background: Visual hallucinations occur in various neurological diseases, but are most prominent in Lewy body dementia, Parkinson's disease and schizophrenia. The lifetime prevalence of visual hallucinations in patients with schizophrenia is much more common than conventionally thought and...
- Talking therapy trialled for command hallucinations. McMillan, Ian // Mental Health Practice;Feb2012, Vol. 15 Issue 5, p6
The article discusses research being done on cognitive behavior approaches as treatment for command hallucinations. It references the study "A Multi-Centre, Randomized Controlled Trial of Cognitive Therapy to Prevent Harmful Compliance With Command Hallucinations," by M Birchwood and colleagues...
- Schizophrenia and Other Psychotic Disorders. de Beaurepaire, Renaud; Honig, Adriaan; Blass, John // Current Medical Literature: Psychiatry;2012, Vol. 23 Issue 3, p81
The article discusses studies on schizophrenia and other psychotic disorders, published in medical journals as of 2012. One study examined transcranial direct-current stimulation (tDCS) as a treatment method for hallucinations in schizophrenia. Another discussed metformin as a treatment of...
- Hallucinations in schizophrenia. White, Adrian // Acupuncture in Medicine;Sep2010, Vol. 28 Issue 3, p156
The article presents a summary and commentary on the use of electro-acupuncture to treat auditory hallucinations in schizophrenic patients.
- Public stigma and schizophrenia in SÃ£o Paulo city. Peluso, Érica Toledo Piza; Blay, Sérgio Luís // Revista Brasileira de Psiquiatria;jun2011, Vol. 33 Issue 2, p130
Objective: To assess public stigma in relation to people with schizophrenia and possible factors associated with this phenomenon. Method: A cross-sectional study was conducted with a probabilistic sample of 500 individuals who live in the city of Sao Paulo, Brazil, and are aged between 18 and 65...
- CONTINUING PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT. Hallucinations: insights and supportive first care. Price, Bob // Nursing Standard;1/20/2016, Vol. 30 Issue 21, p49
Nurses working in a range of clinical settings may encounter patients who report experiencing hallucinations, whether auditory, visual or any other form. This article, which has been written for nurses working in general practice rather than mental health practice, clarifies the differences...
- Schizophrenics Are People. Allen, John S. // Humanist;May/Jun91, Vol. 51 Issue 3, p26
Argues that schizophrenics have been wrongfully dehumanized. Deinstitutionalization has put them on the streets; Lack of advocacy groups; A special disease which needs to be examined in a more human, less clinical way.
- VersiÃ³n abreviada del WAIS-III para su uso en la evaluaciÃ³n de pacientes con diagnÃ³stico de esquizofrenia. Durá, Inmaculada Fuentes; Pens, Maria Romero; Vivó, Carmen Dasí; Ruiz, Juan Carlos Ruiz // Psicothema;may2010, Vol. 22 Issue 2, p202
The aim of this study is to obtain a sufficiently guaranteed, abridged, Spanish version of the WAIS-III and thereby reduce the time needed to administer the complete scale. Although the samples used were based both on normal individuals (41 participants with no known history of mental illness)...
- Schizophrenia researchers striving for early detection and intervention. Stephenson, Joan; Stephenson, J // JAMA: Journal of the American Medical Association;5/26/99, Vol. 281 Issue 20, p1877
Focuses on efforts to identify early signs of schizophrenia in high-risk individuals and to develop interventions aimed at delaying its onset or reducing severity. Diagnosis, treatment delays; Early signs; Research efforts in Australia.