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  1. Content type: Research

    The problem of long-stay hospitalization is still a pressing issue. In this study we examined the possibility of detecting and characterising the group at risk of long-stay hospitalization in advance.

    Authors: Stefan M Bartusch, Hermann Elgeti, Peter Bastiaan, Wielant Machleidt and Marc Ziegenbein

    Citation: Clinical Practice and Epidemiology in Mental Health 2006 2:10

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  2. Content type: Research

    There is increasing evidence that attitudes and beliefs are important in predicting adherence in depressive and bipolar disorders. However, such attitudes and beliefs on mood stabilizers have not been analysed...

    Authors: Lars Vedel Kessing, Hanne Vibe Hansen and Per Bech

    Citation: Clinical Practice and Epidemiology in Mental Health 2006 2:8

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  3. Content type: Research

    Appearance concerns are of increasing importance in young men's lives. We investigated whether muscle dissatisfaction is associated with psychological symptoms, dietary supplement or anabolic steroid use, or p...

    Authors: Anu Raevuori, Anna Keski-Rahkonen, Cynthia M Bulik, Richard J Rose, Aila Rissanen and Jaakko Kaprio

    Citation: Clinical Practice and Epidemiology in Mental Health 2006 2:6

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  4. Content type: Research

    Relationships between posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), comorbid illness and experiences of traumatic stressors have been reported for large and different groups. The present study investigated this relati...

    Authors: Samia Sirag Garieballa, Maggie Schauer, Frank Neuner, Evangelia Saleptsi, Tilman Kluttig, Thomas Elbert, Klaus Hoffmann and Brigitte S Rockstroh

    Citation: Clinical Practice and Epidemiology in Mental Health 2006 2:7

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  5. Content type: Research

    Recent studies on representative samples of psychiatric services have shown that low proportions of cases received effective rehabilitation interventions. The following are likely to be the most important caus...

    Authors: Rosaria Pioli, Michela Vittorielli, Antonella Gigantesco, Giuseppe Rossi, Luigi Basso, Chiara Caprioli, Chiara Buizza, Angela Corradi, Fiorino Mirabella, Pierluigi Morosini and Ian RH Falloon

    Citation: Clinical Practice and Epidemiology in Mental Health 2006 2:5

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  6. Content type: Research

    Several studies suggest a high comorbidity of substance abuse and schizophrenia, associated with higher frequency of relapse, more positive symptoms and depression, cognitive impairment, poorer outcome and tre...

    Authors: MC Mauri, LS Volonteri, IF De Gaspari, A Colasanti, MA Brambilla and L Cerruti

    Citation: Clinical Practice and Epidemiology in Mental Health 2006 2:4

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  7. Content type: Research

    To demonstrate the potential of Population Impact Measures in helping to prioritise alternative interventions for psychiatry, this paper estimates the number of relapses and hospital readmissions prevented for...

    Authors: Richard F Heller, Islay Gemmell and Lesley Patterson

    Citation: Clinical Practice and Epidemiology in Mental Health 2006 2:3

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  8. Content type: Research

    The study measured the accuracy of the Italian version of the Hypomania Checklist (HCL-32) for self-assessment as a screening instrument for bipolar disorder (BPD) in a psychiatric setting and compared results...

    Authors: Mauro Giovanni Carta, Maria Carolina Hardoy, Mariangela Cadeddu, Andrea Murru, Andrea Campus, Pier Luigi Morosini, Alex Gamma and Jules Angst

    Citation: Clinical Practice and Epidemiology in Mental Health 2006 2:2

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  9. Content type: Case report

    Huntington's disease (HD) is a dominantly inherited, neurodegenerative disorder due to expansion of a polymorphic trinucleotide repeat in the short arm of chromosome 4. Clinical manifestations consist of a tri...

    Authors: Bernardo Barahona Corrêa, Miguel Xavier and João Guimarães

    Citation: Clinical Practice and Epidemiology in Mental Health 2006 2:1

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  10. Content type: Research

    To analyze the turnaround times of psychiatric patients within the Emergency Department (ED) from registration to discharge or hospitalization in a University Hospital in 2002.

    Authors: Stefan Kropp, Christoph Andreis, Bert te Wildt, Udo Reulbach, Martin Ohlmeier, Irina Auffarth and Marc Ziegenbein

    Citation: Clinical Practice and Epidemiology in Mental Health 2005 1:27

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  11. Content type: Research

    A considerable proportion of patients suffer from depression following acute myocardial infarction. Information regarding this prevalence in Indian patients and response to treatment is lacking.

    Authors: Prasanta Kumar Mohapatra, Nilamadhab Kar, Gopal Chandra Kar and Mrutyunjaya Behera

    Citation: Clinical Practice and Epidemiology in Mental Health 2005 1:26

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  12. Content type: Research

    To investigate the outcome of patients transferred from hospital to community care in Como, Italy after 6 months intensive psychosocial rehabilitation prior to discharge.

    Authors: Antonino Mastroeni, Carla Bellotti, Esterina Pellegrini, Francesco Galletti, Elena Lai and Ian RH Falloon

    Citation: Clinical Practice and Epidemiology in Mental Health 2005 1:25

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  13. Content type: Short report

    Pervasive Developmental Disorders (PDD) are chronic, lifelong disorders for which there is as yet no effective cure, and medical management remains a challenge for clinicians. The current report describes two ...

    Authors: Stefano Pallanti, Stefano Lassi, Giampaolo La Malfa, Marco Campigli, Roberto Di Rubbo, Giulia Paolini and Valentina Cesarali

    Citation: Clinical Practice and Epidemiology in Mental Health 2005 1:24

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  14. Content type: Research

    To evaluate the association between mood and anxiety disorders in Hashimoto disease and Euthyroid Goitre in a case control study.

    Authors: Mauro Giovanni Carta, Maria Carolina Hardoy, Bernardo Carpiniello, Andrea Murru, Anna Rita Marci, Fiora Carbone, Luca Deiana, Mariangela Cadeddu and Stefano Mariotti

    Citation: Clinical Practice and Epidemiology in Mental Health 2005 1:23

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  15. Content type: Research

    To estimate 12-month prevalence and co-occurrence of symptoms of specific mental problems among US adolescents (12–17 years) by age, sex and racial/ethnic subgroups.

    Authors: Kevin W Chen, Ley A Killeya-Jones and William A Vega

    Citation: Clinical Practice and Epidemiology in Mental Health 2005 1:22

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  16. Content type: Review

    Pathological Gambling (PG) is an impulse control disorder often comorbid with other psychopathology, particularly bipolar spectrum disorders, attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder, obsessive-compulsive diso...

    Authors: Bernardo Dell'Osso, Andrea Allen and Eric Hollander

    Citation: Clinical Practice and Epidemiology in Mental Health 2005 1:21

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  17. Content type: Review

    Quality of life is a major goal in the context of preventive and therapeutic cardiology. It is important, both as an outcome measure in clinical trials of congestive heart failure (CHF) and as a consideration ...

    Authors: Rui Coelho, Sónia Ramos, Joana Prata, Paulo Bettencourt, António Ferreira and Mário Cerqueira-Gomes

    Citation: Clinical Practice and Epidemiology in Mental Health 2005 1:19

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  18. Content type: Review

    Although the association between asthma and psychosocial factors has long been recognised, it is only in the last decade that the impact of coexisting asthma and depression has become the focus of considerable...

    Authors: Melissa Opolski and Ian Wilson

    Citation: Clinical Practice and Epidemiology in Mental Health 2005 1:18

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  19. Content type: Research

    The nation-wide epidemiological survey of psychiatric disorders in term of lifetime prevalence is not adequately known in Iran. The prevalence of lifetime psychiatric disorders was estimated among the populati...

    Authors: Mohammad-Reza Mohammadi, Haratoon Davidian, Ahmad Ali Noorbala, Hossein Malekafzali, Hamid Reza Naghavi, Hamid Reza Pouretemad, Seyed Abbas Bagheri Yazdi, Mehdi Rahgozar, Javad Alaghebandrad, Homayoon Amini, Emran Mohammad Razzaghi, Bita Mesgarpour, Hamid Soori, Mohammad Mohammadi and Ahmad Ghanizadeh

    Citation: Clinical Practice and Epidemiology in Mental Health 2005 1:16

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  20. Content type: Research

    Research has suggested that organized violence and torture have long-term psychological effects that persist throughout the lifespan. The present survey aimed at examining the prevalence of posttraumatic stres...

    Authors: Dana Bichescu, Maggie Schauer, Evangelia Saleptsi, Adrian Neculau, Thomas Elbert and Frank Neuner

    Citation: Clinical Practice and Epidemiology in Mental Health 2005 1:17

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  21. Content type: Case report

    Since 9% to 20% of all cases of acute psychosis presenting to an Emergency Department (ED) are due to a general medical condition, cautious medical workup should be mandatory in such patients. Differential dia...

    Authors: Miguel Xavier, Bernardo Correa, Marta Coromina, Nuno Canas and João Guimarães

    Citation: Clinical Practice and Epidemiology in Mental Health 2005 1:15

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  22. Content type: Research

    The social class distribution of the common mental disorders (mostly anxiety and/or depression) has been in doubt until recently. This paper reviews the evidence of associations between the prevalence of the c...

    Authors: Tom Fryers, David Melzer, Rachel Jenkins and Traolach Brugha

    Citation: Clinical Practice and Epidemiology in Mental Health 2005 1:14

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  23. Content type: Review

    This paper is a part of the work of the group that carried out the report "The state of the mental health in Europe" (European Commission, DG Health and Consumer Protection, 2004) and deals with the mental hea...

    Authors: Mauro Giovanni Carta, Mariola Bernal, Maria Carolina Hardoy and Josep Maria Haro-Abad

    Citation: Clinical Practice and Epidemiology in Mental Health 2005 1:13

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  24. Content type: Short report

    Information about the Significant Others (S.O.) of 530 patients with mood and anxious spectrum disorders has been tabulated in this multicentre, retrospective, clinical observational study in order to learn th...

    Authors: Giuseppe Tavormina, Salvatore Corea and Antonio Citron

    Citation: Clinical Practice and Epidemiology in Mental Health 2005 1:12

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  25. Content type: Research

    The aim of the present study was to find out the extent of hostility and violence and the factors that are associated with such hostility and violence in a psychiatric intensive care unit.

    Authors: Michele Raja and Antonella Azzoni

    Citation: Clinical Practice and Epidemiology in Mental Health 2005 1:11

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  26. Content type: Research

    The epidemiology of the hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection in psychiatric patients from developing countries is poorly studied. Therefore, we sought to determine the frequency of HBV surface antigen (HBsAg) and...

    Authors: Cosme Alvarado Esquivel, Miguel Ángel Arreola Valenzuela, Miguel Francisco Mercado Suárez and Francisco Espinoza Andrade

    Citation: Clinical Practice and Epidemiology in Mental Health 2005 1:10

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  27. Content type: Research

    Few epidemiological studies have focused on the occurrence of positive mental health, and those comparing several countries practically non-existent. This study presents comparative findings of positive mental...

    Authors: Ville Lehtinen, Britta Sohlman and Viviane Kovess-Masfety

    Citation: Clinical Practice and Epidemiology in Mental Health 2005 1:9

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  28. Content type: Research

    The study measured the accuracy of the Italian version of the Mood Disorder Questionnaire (MDQ) as a screening instrument for bipolar disorders in a psychiatric setting.

    Authors: Maria Carolina Hardoy, Mariangela Cadeddu, Andrea Murru, Bernardo Dell'Osso, Bernardo Carpiniello, Pier Luigi Morosini, Joseph R Calabrese and Mauro Giovanni Carta

    Citation: Clinical Practice and Epidemiology in Mental Health 2005 1:8

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  29. Content type: Research

    Previous preliminary reports have suggested potential interactions between microcytic anaemia and mood disorders. In particular, heterozygous β-thalassaemia has been implicated in the bipolar spectrum. This st...

    Authors: Alberto Bocchetta

    Citation: Clinical Practice and Epidemiology in Mental Health 2005 1:6

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  30. Content type: Research

    Epidemiological knowledge of parasuicides and drug self-poisoning is still limited by a lack of data. A number of preliminary studies, which require further analysis, evidenced that parasuicidal acts occur mor...

    Authors: Massimo Carlo Mauri, Giancarlo Cerveri, Lucia Sara Volonteri, Alessio Fiorentini, Alessandro Colasanti, Sergio Manfré, Rossana Borghini and Emma Pannacciulli

    Citation: Clinical Practice and Epidemiology in Mental Health 2005 1:5

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  31. Content type: Research

    Aggressive behaviour in patients with schizophrenic disorders is an ongoing source of concern to community-based services. It has been suggested that optimal treatment may reduce the risk of serious misconduct.

    Authors: Marina Economou, Alexandra Palli and Ian RH Falloon

    Citation: Clinical Practice and Epidemiology in Mental Health 2005 1:3

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  32. Content type: Commentary

    Data from surveys of large samples showed the lifetime prevalence rates of bipolar disorder around 1.5%. A main question is whether the low prevalence rates of bipolar disorders are not an artefact of the over...

    Authors: Mauro Giovanni Carta and Jules Angst

    Citation: Clinical Practice and Epidemiology in Mental Health 2005 1:4

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  33. Content type: Editorial

    Clinical Practice and Epidemiology in Mental Health will encompass all aspects of clinical and epidemiological research in psychiatry and mental health, and will aim to build a bridge between clinical and epidemi...

    Authors: Mauro Giovanni Carta and Maria Carolina Hardoy

    Citation: Clinical Practice and Epidemiology in Mental Health 2005 1:1

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