A case report of guardian-consent forced paliperidone palmitate for behavioral disturbance due to traumatic brain injury - Douglass AR, Smyth U.

Psychosis after traumatic brain injury (TBI) occurs in up to 10% of cases. Although guideline consensus is lacking regarding drugs of choice for this condition, current literature points to the use of atypical antipsychotics. This case describes a 58-year-...
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ConclusionsThe results suggest that EC may only have an indirect effect on PTSD symptoms through negative PTC. Thus, decreasing negative PTC which are connected to centralized events might be a key element for PTSD treatment. Thereby, transforming the cognitions ’ valence to more positive and constructive forms could be crucial rather than mere decentralization. Although suppression effects limited causal inferences, they do not contradict the mediation and further indicate potential interactional terms and a transformation of EC.
Source: Cognitive Therapy and Research - Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Source Type: research
AbstractThe Department of Veterans Affairs has invested significant time and resources into the treatment of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Despite concerted efforts, a significant portion of patients do not respond optimally to trauma-focused treatment. One of the factors that has been hypothesized to be associated with treatment response is participation in the Veterans Benefits Administration service-connected disability process. This factor may be particularly relevant in the residential treatment setting, where most participants are engaged in the compensation seeking process. We conducted a retrospective chart...
Source: Psychiatric Quarterly - Category: Psychiatry Source Type: research
Condition:   Psychological Trauma Intervention:   Behavioral: CBCT for PTSD Sponsor:   Bar-Ilan University, Israel Recruiting
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
BACKGROUND: Youth violence is a major public health concern in the United States. Hospital-based Violence Intervention Programs (HVIPs) are integral in connecting youth sustaining interpersonal violence-related injuries to medical, mental health, and socia...
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OBJECTIVE: Chaplains are key care providers in a comprehensive approach to suicide prevention, which is a priority area for the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and the Department of Defense (DoD). In a cohort of 87 VA and military chaplains who co...
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BACKGROUND: Identification of portal venous gas on radiographic imaging is well documented after the ingestion of hydrogen peroxide, as is its resolution after hyperbaric therapy. Although hyperbaric therapy may resolve the gastrointestinal symptoms associ...
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BACKGROUND: There are a substantial number of self-harm presentations to emergency departments (EDs) yearly throughout Ireland. Nurses often struggle with the psychosocial nursing interventions required when caring for patients who present following self-h...
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OBJECTIVES: Parental stress and anxiety negatively influences a child's recovery following traumatic brain injury, but these relationships are largely unexplored in a concussion-specific sample. We hypothesized that children with parents experiencing high ...
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Introduction The Sars-CoV-2 pandemic led to a national lockdown in Ireland from March 12th to June 7th, 2020. The present study aimed to assess the change in the pattern of cycling attendances to an Irish ED during a pandemic. METHODS This is a ret...
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This is an article about exclusion. We might not like to admit it - even fail to realise it - but National Health Service (NHS) mental health service structures have become increasingly focused on how to deny people care instead of help them to access it. ...
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