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Plasma brain-derived neurotrophic factor levels, learning capacity and cognition in patients with first episode psychosis
(BioMed Central, 2013)
Background: Cognitive impairments are seen in first psychotic episode (FEP) patients. The neurobiological underpinnings that might underlie these changes remain unknown. The aim of this study is to investigate whether Brain ...
Factors associated with chronic pain in patients with bipolar depression: a cross-sectional study
(BioMed Central, 2013-04-15)
Background: While pain is frequently associated with unipolar depression, few studies have investigated the link between pain and bipolar depression. In the present study we estimated the prevalence and characteristics of ...
Antioxidant defense system and family environment in adolescents with family history of psychosis
(BioMed Central, 2012-11-16)
[EN] Our objective was to determine antioxidant defence activity in healthy controls (HC) and healthy unaffected second-degree relatives of patients with early onset psychosis (HC-FHP),and to assess its relationship with ...
Cannabis use and involuntary admission may mediate long-term adherence in first-episode psychosis patients: a prospective longitudinal study
(BioMed Central, 2013-12-01)
Background: This study aimed to examine factors associated with treatment adherence in first-episode psychosis (FEP) patients followed up over 8 years, especially involuntary first admission and stopping cannabis use. Methods: ...
Number of prior episodes and the presence of depressive symptoms are associated with longer length of stay for patients with acute manic episodes
(BioMed Central, 2012-03-10)
Background: Few studies have analyzed predictors of length of stay (LOS) in patients admitted due to acute bipolar manic episodes. The purpose of the present study was to estimate LOS and to determine the potential ...