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Anxiety, depression and PTSD symptoms in relatives of ICU patients: A review of the literature
Studies using designated, reliable and valid mental health questionnaires or structured clinical interviews measuring anxiety, depression or post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in family members of adult intensive care ...
Leaving the asylum: A psychodynamic observation study of a move from a long stay psychiatric ward to the community
Regular observations were made of a group of residents and staff on a long stay psychiatric ward and in the early months following their move to the community. During the period before the move, staff and residents colluded ...
Anxiety in high-functioning children with autism
High-functioning children with autism were compared with two control groups on measures of anxiety and social worries. Comparison control groups consisted of children with specific language impairment (SLI) and normally ...
Levels of anxiety and sources of stress in adults with autism
Clinical reports suggest that anxiety is a pertinent issue for adults with autism. We compared 34 adults with autism with 20 adults with intellectual disabilities, utilizing informant-based measures of anxiety and stress. ...
Disorders of body image
Dose-effect relations and responsive regulation of treatment duration: The good enough level
This study examined rates of improvement in psychotherapy as a function of the number of sessions attended. The clients (N=1,868; 73.1% female; 92.4% White; average age=40), who were seen for a variety of problems in routine ...
Measuring psychological outcomes after cognitive behaviour therapy in primary care: A comparison between a new patient-generated measure "PSYCHLOPS" (Psychological Outcome Profiles) and "HADS" (Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale)
Background: Patient-centred outcome measures are rarely used in primary care mental health settings. Aim: To determine reliability and change sensitivity for a new patient-generated measure, "PSYCHLOPS" (Psychological ...
Psychological intervention with a child experiencing reflex anoxic seizures: A case report
Objectives: We describe the case of a ten-year old girl who experienced anoxic seizures in response to medical instruments and settings. The girl was referred to Clinical Psychology and received around fifteen weekly ...
Patient anxiety in magnetic resonance imaging centres: Is further intervention needed?
Background: Anxiety is commonly reported by patients attending for Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) scanning. This cross sectional postal survey sought the views of radiographers regarding: levels of patient anxiety, methods ...
Differences in the appraisal of intrusive thoughts and contamination fears in obsessive-compulsive disorder
A number of studies have shown that patients with obsessive-compulsive disorder do not universally regard their obsessions as either senseless or unlikely to happen. This is of particular significance for the current ...