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    Psychiatrist Refusing To Treat Patients

    Can a psychiatrist refuse to treat a patient if they don't improve? :panic: I heard that they can and I'm terrified. I hope I find the right treatment someday. Will somebody please let me know. Can doctors really do that to their patients? :eek2:
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    Treatment of inactivity in patients with schizophrenia

    After studying the cause of inactivity of schizophrenic patients I discovered the main reason It is numbness of the nerves of the nose and upper lip. The bigger the guide you would if you pulled an anterior nasal to the top for a full minute. The patient will feel clearly active and clear...
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    Sorry

    I have nö idea How this works is there anyone that has the patients towork me through this xx
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    A patient's letter to Jung

    I turned the page and read this. Gasped. Perfect. BY KEEPING QUIET, REMAINING ATTENTIVE, AND, HAND IN HAND WITH THAT, BY ACCEPTING REALITY - TAKING THINGS AS THEY ARE, AND NOT AS I WANTED THEM TO BE - BY DOING ALL THIS, RARE KNOWLEDGE HAS COME TO ME, AND RARE POWERS AS WELL. A PATIENT'S LETTER...
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    Gluten-free diet. A possible cure for Tourette syndrome?

    Hi. An open access study has just been published that shows the improvement in a group of patients during a year with a gluten-free diet. What has impressed me most is the video attached to the study of the improvement of a child. This is the title of the study: "Efficacy of a Gluten-Free...
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    Saving psychotherapy for ed sufferers

    It is ed awareness week next week in the U.K. It seems ironic that at the very same time psychotherapy is being removed from inpatient units where patients are held under the mha I have already posted this petition on line here already and some have signed which is great . There is now 1000 but...
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    Please sign this. This going to be devistating

    I just signed the petition, “Jeremy Hunt: NHS Adult Eating Disorder Psychotherapy cuts: Patients at risk at Springfield, SW London.” I think this is important. Will you sign it too? Here’s the link: Petition . Jeremy Hunt: NHS Adult Eating Disorder Psychotherapy cuts: Patients at risk at...
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    Ways to maintain our mental health

    Good day, dear community of mental health. If I have your permission, I would like to share information and experiences with you, which mainly deal with mental illness. I have been concerned with this issue for the last few years, as I have noticed how more and more relatives, friends and...
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    Psychosis treatment failure more common in patients with ASD

    Posted by Jessica Martin December 15 2017 Psychosis Treatment Failure More Common in Patients With ASD I wonder whether this also applies to adults.
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    Should people with schizophrenia be offered depot antipsychotics as first line treatment?

    Should people with schizophrenia be offered depot antipsychotics as first line treatment? Written by Murtada Alsaif Depot antipsychotics: first line treatment for schizophrenia? I am on a depot though not dxed with sz. It helps with some things though I am far from fully functional.
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    Sixty Years of Placebo-Controlled Antipsychotic Drug Trials in Acute Schizophrenia: Systematic Review, Bayesian Meta-Analysis, and Meta-Regression of

    Sixty Years of Placebo-Controlled Antipsychotic Drug Trials in Acute Schizophrenia: Systematic Review, Bayesian Meta-Analysis, and Meta-Regression of Efficacy Predictors Published by pubmed Sixty Years of Placebo-Controlled Antipsychotic Drug Trials in Acute Schizophrenia: Systematic Review...
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    Nerves of the nose and schizophrenia

    I have heard from a doctor that some of his patients feel better in their mental health if they sniff a perfume. After several tests on the condition I discovered that the reason is that the nerves of the nose are inactive in patients with schizophrenia and that the solution is to make them active.
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    Alexander "Sasha" Shulgin

    Interesting guy who was very much into the psychiatric uses of psychedelics and MDMA. Alexander Shulgin - Wikipedia There was a National Geographic documentay called "Psychedelic Underworld" which had some fascinating background on how these drugs were originally used by psychiatrists to...
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    Benefits of antipsychotics outweigh risks, find experts

    Written by Medical express Read more at: Benefits of antipsychotics outweigh risks, find experts Controversial? Sure some will disagree. Full paper Загрузка статьи
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    ‘Power’ Approach Gives Patients Stronger Voice in Their Treatment

    Written by Psychiatric news Psych News Alert: ‘Power’ Approach Gives Patients Stronger Voice in Their Treatment This sounds interesting. Anything that increases a patient's input into his/her care must be good.
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    The Diabolical Realities & Better Visions.

    Thousands of mental health patients ‘left to cope alone’ after leaving hospital, new figures show ‘You come out and you’re a rabbit in the headlights – you’re so vulnerable,’ says one patient Thousands of mental health patients ‘left to cope alone’ after leaving hospital, new figures show | The...
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    The Mental Patients Union, 1973

    The Mental Patients Union, 1973
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    Antipsychotic medication and remission of psychotic symptoms 10years after a first-episode psychosis

    Antipsychotic medication and remission of psychotic symptoms 10years after a first-episode psychosis Abstract BACKGROUND: Several national guidelines recommend continuous use of antipsychotic medication after a psychotic episode in order to minimize the risk of relapse. However some studies...
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    How would you define high functioning.

    Is it based on work done per days? On the dreaded spirituality? On the illusive IQ? Or on the doctors or patients say so? Let me know your thoughts...
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    B vitamins reduce schizophrenia symptoms,study finds

    Lead author Joseph Firth, based at the University's Division of Psychology and Mental Health, said: "Looking at all of the data from clinical trials of vitamin and mineral supplements for schizophrenia to date, we can see that B vitamins effectively improve outcomes for some patients. "This...
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