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Morphological features in a Xhosa schizophrenia population
(BioMed Central, 2006-10)
Background: Demonstrating an association between physical malformation and schizophrenia could be considered supportive of a neurodevelopmental origin of schizophrenia and may offer insights into a critical period for the ...
When apparent schizophrenia is excluded
(AOSIS Publishing, 2015)
Where must a clinician turn when straightforward schizophrenia suddenly turns out to be just the opposite? Fortunately, these days, there are protocols for just about everything. But how much value do these add? This article ...
Management of violent behaviour in acutely relapsed schizophrenics
(AOSIS Publishing, 2004-09-28)
The management of aggressive behaviour has always been a criticai issue in psychiatry. Finding measures that can be used to accurately predict the likelihood of assaultative behaviour and thus ensure timeous appropriate ...
Co-occurrence of schizophrenia and obsessive compulsive disorder : a literature review
(Health & Medical Publishing Group, 1999)
[No abstract available]
Self-induced water intoxication : a case report
(Health & Medical Publishing Group, 1988)
A 19-year-old female schizophrenic with self-induced water intoxication is described. Factors of pathogenic significance included primary polydipsia and non-maximal urinary diluting capacity.
Obsessive compulsive disorder : prevalence in Xhosa-speaking schizophrenia patients
(Health & Medical Publishing Group, 2005)
Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) has been reported in up to 31% of schizophrenia sufferers. This study evaluated the presence of OCD in a Xhosa-speaking schizophrenia group. Xhosa patients (N = 509, including 100 sibships) ...
Prevalence of obsessive compulsive disorder in first- and multi-episode male patients with schizophrenia-spectrum disorders
(Health & Medical Publishing Group, 2003)
Studies suggest that obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) is a prevalent disorder (7.8 - 31.7%) in patients with schizophrenia and first-episode psychosis.1,2 Despite the varied study designs that have been employed, ...
The potential role of regulatory genes (DNMT3A, HDAC5, and HDAC9) in antipsychotic treatment response in South African schizophrenia patients
(Frontiers Media, 2019-10-07)
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Despite advances in pharmacogenetics, the majority of heritability for treatment response cannot be explained by common variation, suggesting that factors such as epigenetics may play a key role. Regulatory ...
Factors moderating the relationship between childhood trauma and premorbid adjustment in first-episode schizophrenia
(Public Library of Science, 2017-01-20)
Childhood trauma is a recognised risk factor for schizophrenia. It has been proposed that childhood trauma interferes with normal neurodevelopment, thereby establishing a biological vulnerability to schizophrenia. Poor ...
Instruments measuring blunted affect in schizophrenia : a systematic review
(Public Library of Science, 2015-06)
Blunted affect, also referred to as emotional blunting, is a prominent symptom of schizophrenia. Patients with blunted affect have difficulty in expressing their emotions. The work of Abrams and Taylor and their development ...