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"advances in psychiatric treatment"

Mehala Subramaniapillai, Nicole E Carmona, Carola Rong, Roger S McIntyre
Mood disorders continue to be a significant burden to those affected, resulting in significant illness-associated disability and premature mortality. In addition to mood disturbance, individuals also suffer from other transdiagnostic impairments (eg, anhedonia and cognitive impairment). Although there have been significant advancements in psychiatric treatment over the last few decades, treatment efficacy (eg, symptom remission, lack of functional recovery, and disease modification) continues to be an important limitation...
March 2017: Dialogues in Clinical Neuroscience
C Bonsack, S Morandi, J Favrod, P Conus
Stigma is a "natural" social reaction, partly unconscious and automatic towards "different" and "vulnerable" populations. Suspicion of danger, unemployment, excluded from society, locked in hospital, assaulted or killed are the possible consequences of mental disorders' stigma. Despite advances in psychiatric treatments, the stigma of the "madness" remains a barrier to access to recovery. The stigmatization process is more complex than simple labeling, and leads to discrimination and loss of social power. Understanding the mechanisms of stigmatization can determine targets for effective interventions to fight stigma at the individual, institutional and political levels...
March 13, 2013: Revue M├ędicale Suisse
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September 1963: Bulletin—Academy of Medicine of New Jersey
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October 1954: Postgraduate Medicine
Stefan Leder
The article was presented on the opening of the jubilee 40th Polish Psychiatric Conference, where the main theme was "Integration in psychiatry" The author describes the present developmental tendencies in medicine and analyses the changes which took place in psychiatry in the recent years, beginning with a favourable manner of perceiving and treating psychiatric patients by their surroundings, through the strengthening of the patients' positions and control of their laws, formalized by appropriate legal regulations, all the way to unfavourable instances which formulate a barrier and endangerment of further advances in psychiatric treatment reforms...
September 2002: Psychiatria Polska
M J Mills, D T Pearsall, J A Yesavage, C Salzman
A study of the use of electroconvulsive therapy in Massachusetts shows that between 1974 and 1980 ECT use decreased significantly in both public- and private-sector hospitals. This decline was particularly pronounced in public-sector hospitals. The average age of ECT-treated patients rose during the period; women received ECT more often than men; and bilateral ECT remained in more frequent use. Though ECT was most frequently prescribed for major depression, about 20% of those receiving it were diagnosed as having a dysthymic disorder...
April 1984: American Journal of Psychiatry
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1988: Psychopharmacology
A Grinshpon, A Levy, A Mester
Due to rapid advances in psychiatric treatment, increased sophistication of welfare services, and increasing life expectancy, the number of psychiatric patients is increasing rapidly. Many of them do not have the necessary adaptive capacity to deal satisfactorily with their daily functions, such as housework, financial arrangements, and medical treatment. These patients could be assisted in day-care treatment units. We present the ideology and the different models of psychiatric day-care units which are becoming widely used in treatment, especially for rehabilitation of chronic mental patients...
October 1992: Harefuah
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