Yearly Archives: 2010

Quality psychiatric care is needed

Quality psychiatric care is needed China Daily article mirrored on Xinhua

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China Daily Op-ed: Quality psychiatric care is needed – not only in China

Cross-posted from Chinadaily.com July 5, 2010: http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/opinion/2010-07/05/content_10056660.htm Quality psychiatric care is neededOp-Ed By Dr. Maurice Preter (China Daily)Updated: 2010-07-05 08:00 The recent spate of attacks on schoolchildren and the workers’ suicides at the Foxconn factory in Shenzhen have again highlighted China’s urgent need to balance economic progress with care for those left behind, and unable to cope with, the lightning speed of development. Sustainable development is an avowed goal of Chinese government policy, and from a medical-psychological perspective, accessible, quality general medical and psychiatric care … Continue reading

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Scientists Spot Gene Variants That Predict Longevity Grouping determined whether person lived to 100 with 77% accuracy

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A significant increase in polypharmacy involving antidepressant and antipsychotic medications.

Arch Gen Psychiatry. 2010 Jan;67(1):26-36. National trends in psychotropic medication polypharmacy in office-based psychiatry. Mojtabai R, Olfson M. Department of Mental Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 624 N Broadway, Room 797, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA. rmojtaba@jhsph.edu Abstract CONTEXT: Psychotropic medication polypharmacy is common in psychiatric outpatient settings and, in some patient groups, may have increased in recent years. OBJECTIVE: To examine patterns and recent trends in psychotropic polypharmacy among visits to office-based psychiatrists. DESIGN: Annual data from the 1996-2006 cross-sectional National Ambulatory … Continue reading

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An Occupational Neurosis: A Psychoanalytic Case History of a Rabbi

An Occupational Neurosis: A Psychoanalytic Case History of a Rabbi Maya Balakirsky Katz (2010). AJS Review, Volume 34, Issue 01, Apr 2010 pp 1-31 http://journals.cambridge.org/action/displayAbstract?aid=7629776

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Vers une meilleure intégration d’Internet à la relation médecins-patients | Conseil National de l’Ordre des Médecins

Vers une meilleure intégration d’Internet à la relation médecins-patients | Conseil National de l’Ordre des Médecins: “Vers une meilleure intégration d’Internet à la relation médecins-patients06/05/2010 Sept Français sur dix consultent aujourd’hui Internet pour obtenir des informations en matière de santé . Devant l’essor de cette pratique, le Conseil National de l’Ordre des Médecins a convié le 4 mai dernier, experts, institutionnels et journalistes pour débattre de l’évolution de l’information santé en ligne et de son incidence dans la relation des Français avec leurs praticiens.”

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Current psychiatric classification and diagnostic scales – Are they sensitive enough to detect the lasting effects of early childhood adversity?

Original Articles Controlled cross-over study in normal subjects of naloxone-preceding-lactate infusions; respiratory and subjective responses: relationship to endogenous opioid system, suffocation false alarm theory and childhood parental loss M. Preter, S. H. Lee, E. Petkova, M. Vannucci, S. Kim and D. F. Klein Psychological Medicine, First View Articles article doi:10.1017/S0033291710000838 (About doi), Published Online by Cambridge University Press 06 May 2010  From the results:  “Normal subjects, usually relatively insensitive to the TV effects of lactate infusion, in this study, given opioid antagonist pretreatment, developed TV … Continue reading

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"Oedipe est le meilleur site français sur la psychanalyse"

– Le Monde interactif, supplément du 19 mai 2002. Ouverture Il y a un peu plus d’un siècle, un jeune médecin juif, intelligent, ambitieux, peu fortuné se posait quelques questions dont les réponses allaient avoir des répercussions nombreuses sur ses contemporains . Son premier objectif était de gagner sa vie , d’ouvrir un cabinet et de trouver une clientèle pour enfin pouvoir se marier. Comme tout homme jeune versé dans le domaine de la recherche, il rêvait de gloire, de grandes découvertes. Son travail dans … Continue reading

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Les sources juives de la psychanalyse Lacan lecteur de la Bible (28 mn) Gérard Haddad, Psychanalyste Centre Communautaire – Paris, novembre 2004

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Foreign accent syndrome(FAS)

Medicine Through Time Foreign accent syndrome(FAS) “When my voice have been changed” FAS is a rare medical condition involving speech production that usually occurs as a side effect of severe brain injury, such as a stroke or a head injury. Two cases have been reported of individuals with the condition as a development problem and one assoc…iated with severe migraine. Between 1941 and 2009, there have been sixty recorded cases. Its symptoms result from distorted articulatory planning and coordination processes. It must be emphasized that … Continue reading

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Safety of tPA in stroke mimics and neuroimaging-negative cerebral ischemia — Chernyshev et al. 74 (17): 1340 — Neurology

Safety of tPA in stroke mimics and neuroimaging-negative cerebral ischemia — Chernyshev et al. 74 (17): 1340 — Neurology

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Antibodies in patients with neuropsychiatric systemic lupus erythematosus — Kimura et al. 74 (17): 1372 — Neurology

Antibodies in patients with neuropsychiatric systemic lupus erythematosus — Kimura et al. 74 (17): 1372 — Neurology

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