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Tuula Kieseppä, Jorma Oksanen
Psychoeducation is one of the most effective psychosocial forms of treatment for psychoses. It appears to prevent recurrence of psychosis and hospitalization periods and to increase treatment compliance. Psychoeducation should be included in the treatment and rehabilitation of psychoses as part of the overall rehabilitation, and is particularly important for persons with first-episode psychosis and their family. At least the vulnerability-stress model, basics of pyschosis as well as the recognition and management of warning signals and long-term symptoms should be discussed with the patient and her/his family...
2013: Duodecim; Lääketieteellinen Aikakauskirja
P Relan, S K Chaturvedi, B Shetty
Schizencephaly is a rare congenital anomaly of the brain, characterized by formation of abnormal unilateral or bilateral clefts in the cerebral hemispheres. It often manifests with partial seizures, mental retardation and hemiparesis. Only two cases of schizencephaly associated with psychosis have been reported in the literature. A patient of schizencephaly, who had bipolar affective disorder is described. It has been compared with the earlier two reported cases of schizencephaly associated with pyschosis.
June 2002: Neurology India
J Bojanovský, H Novotná
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October 3, 1968: Activitas Nervosa Superior
E J Mikkelsen, A A Reider
The case of a 52-year-old female who suffered a post-parathyroidectomy pyschosis is presented and similar cases from the literature are reviewed. Studies of calcium and mangnesium metabolism in mental illness are reviewed, as fluctuations of these ions are felt to be involved in the pathogenesis of this condition. A definable syndrome of post-parathyroidectomy psychosis may exist and the implications of such a syndrome are discussed.
August 1979: Journal of Clinical Psychiatry
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