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Agitation and use of restraint in nursing home residents with dementia. Prevalence, correlates and the effects of care staff training
(The University of Bergen, 2009-01-22)
Background: Dementia is one of the most prevalent syndromes in the elderly population, and over half of people with dementia live in long-term care homes. 80% of residents in nursing homes have dementia, the majority ...
Lipogenic effects of antipsychotic drugs in cultured cells and in rat
(The University of Bergen, 2007-05-10)
The etiology of the serious psychiatric disorder schizophrenia is unknown. Epidemiological studies indicate a high heritability with a complex pattern of transmission. Moreover, structural and genetic findings indicate ...
Chronic fatigue syndrome. Health and impairment, treatment and prognosis
(The University of Bergen, 2008-06-06)
Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) has been known as “neurasthenia” for more than hundred years and is today often called ME (myalgic encephalopathy), CFS/ME. The illness is characterized by excessive, prolonged and disabling ...
A study of recurrent unipolar major depression and executive functions
(The University of Bergen, 2006-11-24)
Background: Unipolar major depression is a prevalent disorder and is in the World Health Organisation’s (WHO) top five on their global burden of disease-list. For more than three decades, assessment of neurocognitive ...
Depression in Parkinson’s disease
(The University of Bergen, 2010-05-07)
The study protocol of the Norwegian randomized controlled trial of electroconvulsive therapy in treatment resistant depression in bipolar disorder
(BioMed Central, 2010-02-23)
Background The treatment of depressive phases of bipolar disorder is challenging. The effects of the commonly used antidepressants in bipolar depression are questionable. Electroconvulsive therapy is generally considered ...
Quality of life among patients undergoing bariatric surgery: associations with mental health- A 1 year follow-up study of bariatric surgery patients
(BioMed Central, 2011-09-26)
Background: Preoperative mental health seems to have useful predictive value for Health Related Quality of Life (HRQOL) after bariatric surgery. The aim of the present study was to assess pre- and postoperative ...
Co-prescription of medication for bipolar disorder and diabetes mellitus: a nationwide population-based study with focus on gender differences
(BioMed Central, 2012-11-27)
Background: Studies have shown a correlation between bipolar disorder and diabetes mellitus. It is unclear if this correlation is a part of common pathophysiological pathways, or if medication for bipolar disorder has ...
Self-development groups reduce medical school stress: a controlled intervention study
(BioMed Central, 2010-03-16)
Background High stress levels and mental health problems are common among medical students and there is a lack of studies on group interventions that aim to reduce such distress during medical school. Methods A full ...