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Volunteer befriending can be used to address social isolation in patients with psychosis. Traditionally this involves face-to-face encounters between a volunteer and a patient, but modern digital technology also makes it possible to have these interactions remotely. This study aimed to explore the views and interests of patients with psychosis about different formats of volunteering, face-to-face or digitally.
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Previous studies in psychosis patients have shown hippocampal volume deficits across anterior and posterior regions or across subfields, but subfield specific changes in volume along the hippocampal l...
Early psychosis programs treat high ratios of migrants, given they display higher rates of psychosis. Studies on this topic are limited and less is known about outcomes. The aim of this study was to c...
Epilepsy and psychosis are not only closely related by clinical phenomena but presumably by causal factors, too. There is evidence that long-standing epileptic seizures can induce chronic psychosis. W...
Governments intend to meet resource constraints in professional palliative care by stimulating informal care, including volunteerism. However, little is known about current volunteer-professional coll...
Previous studies have proposed music therapy (MT) as a useful rehabilitation approach for patients with psychosis, but few studies have focused on acute settings. The aim of the study was to evaluate ...
Psychosis is a heterogeneous disorder and present treatment only works for a limited number of patients. In order to identify new therapeutic targets, this study will longitudinally charac...
The study will determine whether community-based caring contact via a mobile app connection with or without volunteer support in addition to treatment as usual (psychiatric and psychosocia...
Standard psychological therapy for psychosis (Cognitive Behavioural Therapy) is made up of different 'ingredients', also called treatment components. In therapy, different treatment compon...
This study aims to examine the effectiveness of the cognitive behavioral therapy in preventing the conversion of psychosis in a sample of individuals at-risk for psychosis.
A 2-year prospective observational study comparing a group of patients in remitted states of psychosis undergoing guided antipsychotic dose reduction to a similar group of patients under m...
Volunteer organizations whose members perform work for the hospital without compensation.
Professional or volunteer members of a fire department who are trained to suppress fire and respond to related emergency.
INFLAMMATION of the LIVER in humans caused by HEPATITIS DELTA VIRUS, a defective RNA virus that can only infect HEPATITIS B patients. For its viral coating, hepatitis delta virus requires the HEPATITIS B SURFACE ANTIGENS produced by these patients. Hepatitis D can occur either concomitantly with (coinfection) or subsequent to (superinfection) hepatitis B infection. Similar to hepatitis B, it is primarily transmitted by parenteral exposure, such as transfusion of contaminated blood or blood products, but can also be transmitted via sexual or intimate personal contact.
A poisonous dipyridilium compound used as contact herbicide. Contact with concentrated solutions causes irritation of the skin, cracking and shedding of the nails, and delayed healing of cuts and wounds.
Sterile solutions used to clean and disinfect contact lenses.