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Culture and Mental Illness

Culture and Mental Illness

  See discussions, stats, and author profiles for this publication at: https://www.researchgate.net/publication/270762975   Conference Paper · December 2014 DOI:  10.13140/2.1.1117.4724     Chittaranjan Subudhi Central University of Tamil Nadu   Available from: Chittaranjan Subudhi Retrieved on: 10 September 2016       ABSTRACT: The global burden of mental illness is high and opportunities for promoting mental health care are neglected issues in most parts of the world. Though many of the affected people come from the deprived sections of society…

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Preventive Psychiatric Admission for Patients With Borderline Personality Disorder: A Pilot Study

Preventive Psychiatric Admission for Patients With Borderline Personality Disorder: A Pilot Study

  Bauke Koekkoek, RN, CNS, René van der Snoek, RN, CNS, Kees Oosterwijk, MD, and Berno van Meijel, RN, PhD   PURPOSE. The purpose of this study was to establish the preliminary effects of preventive psychiatric admission of patients with severe borderline personality disorder (BPD) on the rate of agreement over treatment, patient service use, and patient views on the intervention. DESIGN AND METHODS. A retrospective pre-post test design with quantitative measures and qualitative interviews was used. FINDINGS. Agreement over…

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