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  1. Content type: Review

    The older population increases all over the world and so also does the number of older psychiatric patients, which manifest certain specific and unique characteristics. The aim of this article is to provide a ...

    Authors: Konstantinos N Fountoulakis, Ruth O'Hara, Apostolos Iacovides, Christopher P Camilleri, Stergios Kaprinis, George Kaprinis and Jerome Yesavage

    Citation: Annals of General Hospital Psychiatry 2003 2:11

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  2. Content type: Primary research

    The neuroleptic malignant syndrome is a rare but serious condition mainly associated with antipsychotic medication. There are controversies as to whether "classical" forms of neuroleptic malignant syndrome can...

    Authors: Vassilis P Kontaxakis, Beata J Havaki-kontaxaki, Nikolaos G Christodoulou, Konstantinos G Paplos and George N Christodoulou

    Citation: Annals of General Hospital Psychiatry 2003 2:10

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  3. Content type: Primary research

    The aim of this paper is to describe a case of severe neuroleptic-induced tardive torticollis successfully treated with a combination of clozapine, clonazepam and botulinum toxin-A.

    Authors: Beata J Havaki-Kontaxaki, Vassilis P Kontaxakis, Maria M Margariti, Konstantinos G Paplos and George N Christodoulou

    Citation: Annals of General Hospital Psychiatry 2003 2:9

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  4. Content type: Primary research

    Short Latency Somatosensory Evoked Potentials (SEPs) may serve to the testing of the somatosensory tract function, which is vulnerable and affected in vascular encephalopathy. The aim of the current study was ...

    Authors: Iacovos Tsiptsios, Konstantinos N Fountoulakis, Konstantinos Sitzoglou, Anastasia Papanicolaou, Konstantinos Phokas, Fotis Fotiou and George St Kaprinis

    Citation: Annals of General Hospital Psychiatry 2003 2:8

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  5. Content type: Primary research

    The health and economic impact of mental and behavioural disorders (MBD) is wide-ranging, long-lasting and large. Unfortunately, unlike in developed countries where studies on the economic burden of MBD exist,...

    Authors: Joses M Kirigia and Luis G Sambo

    Citation: Annals of General Hospital Psychiatry 2003 2:7

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  6. Content type: Review

    Psychoacoustics is a fascinating developing field concerned with the evaluation of the hearing sensation as an outcome of a sound or speech stimulus. Neuroaudiology with electrophysiologic testing, records the...

    Authors: V Iliadou and S Iakovides

    Citation: Annals of General Hospital Psychiatry 2003 2:5

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  7. Content type: Primary research

    Not everyone who experiences a trauma develops posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). The aim of this study was to determine the risk and resiliency factors for this disorder in a sample of people exposed to tr...

    Authors: Marcia A Voges and David M Romney

    Citation: Annals of General Hospital Psychiatry 2003 2:4

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  8. Content type: Primary research

    The objective of the present study was to identify the effects and relative importance of demographic factors and psychosocial stressors on self-esteem of psychiatric patients.

    Authors: Mahnaz Salsali and Peter H Silverstone

    Citation: Annals of General Hospital Psychiatry 2003 2:3

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  9. Content type: Primary research

    (a) To determine the quantity and quality of behavioral problems in older hospitalized patients on acute care units; (b) to determine the burden of these behaviors on staff; and (c) to identify predictors of b...

    Authors: Ruth O'Hara, Martin S Mumenthaler, Helen Davies, Erin L Cassidy, Martha Buffum, Sarojini Namburi, Roxanne Shakoori, Claire E Danielsen, Patricia Tsui, Art Noda, Helena C Kraemer and Javaid I Sheikh

    Citation: Annals of General Hospital Psychiatry 2002 1:1

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