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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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Neurocognition and thought disorder : it’s association, temporal stability and outcome correlates in first-episode psychosis
(Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2015-04)
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Abstract Neurocognitive deficits and thought disorder in schizophrenia have generally been accepted as core features of the illness, yet their underlying relationship, response to treatment, and ...
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 ...
Studies in the psychopathology, neurobiology and psychopharmacology of schizophrenia
(Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2008-03)
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: The overall aim of these studies was to investigate selected aspects of psychopathology, neurobiological abnormalities and treatment in schizophrenia. The following topics were researched: 1. ...
Alcohol Induced Psychotic Disorder: a comparitive study in patients with alcohol dependance, schizophrenia and normal controls
(Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2007-12)
Alcohol-induced psychotic disorder (also known as alcohol hallucinosis) is a complication of alcohol abuse that requires clinical differentiation from alcohol withdrawal delirium and schizophrenia. Although extensively ...
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]