Sökning: "psychotic"

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  1. 1. Studies on psychotic disorders in rural Ethiopia

    Författare :Solomon Teferra Abebe; Lars Jacobsson; Gunnar Kullgren; Martin Prince; Umeå universitet; []
    Nyckelord :MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Attribution; caregivers; course and outcome; key informant method; khat; longitudinal study; mortality; psychotic disorders; qualitative methods; schizophrenia; semi-nomadic; severe mental illness; treatment; Ethiopia; sub-Saharan Africa; Psychiatry; Psykiatri; Psychiatry; psykiatri;

    Sammanfattning : Background Studies on course and outcome of schizophrenia coming from low income countries are increasingly becoming important to challenge the existing dogma claiming good outcome in these countries. Besides clinical course and outcome, mortality is considered a very important outcome measure for schizophrenia. LÄS MER

  2. 2. Assessing Family Burden of Psychotic Illness in Clinical Practice

    Författare :Fredrik Hjärthag; Torsten Norlander; Margareta Östman; Karlstads universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Family Burden; Psychotic Illness; Psychometrics; BIRP; Function; Cognition; Theoretic model; Psychology; Psykologi; Psykologi; Psychology;

    Sammanfattning : The purpose of this thesis was twofold. One purpose was to create a user-friendly instrument to be used in regular clinical practice to collect information regarding family burden of psychotic illness. LÄS MER

  3. 3. On neuroinflammation in psychotic disorders

    Författare :Carl Sellgren; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Nyckelord :MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP;

    Sammanfattning : Neuroinflammation has been implicated in several psychiatric conditions. Based on experimental studies, the glia-derived tryptophan metabolite kynurenic acid (KYNA) may be especially relevant for positive psychotic symptoms and impaired executive functioning. LÄS MER

  4. 4. Dementia and other mental disorders among 95-year olds

    Författare :Anne Börjesson-Hanson; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Nyckelord :nonagenarians; 95-year-olds; dementia; Alzheimer?s disease; vascular dementia; depression; anxiety; psychotic; paranoid ideation; cognitive function; mortality; population attributable risk; population study; prevalence; epidemiology; oldest old; very elderly;

    Sammanfattning : The aims of this study were to estimate the prevalence of mental disorders and age related differences in the very elderly. In addition, five-year mortality after age 95 in relation to dementia and cognitive function in non-demented, was examined. LÄS MER

  5. 5. Suicides, psychotic disorders and criminality among former child and adolescent psychiatric patients followed into adulthood

    Författare :Ulf Engqvist; Mittuniversitetet; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Nyckelord :MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Psychiatry; child; adolescent; adult; mortality; suicide; crime; mental disorders; psychotic disorders; paediatrics; longitudinal studies; Child and adolescent psychiatry; Barn- och ungdomspsykiatri; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; Psychiatry; child; adolescent; adult; mortality; suicide; crime; mental disorders; psychotic disorders; paediatrics; longitudinal studies;

    Sammanfattning : The overall aim was to provide information about child and adolescent psychiatric (CAP) patients and their outcome as adults: Were their difficulties in childhood due to mental illness, disablement and/or behaviour disorders? What happened to them as adults? Who were the patients in need of psychiatric care (GenP) in adulthood that had not had previous contact with CAP? Did this group differ from the former CAP group? Methods: Paper I-III: 1,400 CAP patients admitted 1975-1990 to inpatient or outpatient CAP care in Jämtland County, Sweden were followed until 2003. Paper IV: A sample of 167 GenP patients not treated in CAP was compared to GenP patients with a history of CAP care. LÄS MER