East Asian Archives of Psychiatry

Articles from Vol. 28, No. 1, March

Clinical Handbook of Psychotropic Drugs (22Nd Edition)
Clinical Handbook of Psychotropic Drugs (22nd Edition) Principal Editor: Ric M Procyshyn Editors: Kalyna Z Bezchlibnyk-Butler, J Joel Jeffries Hogrefe Publishing Group ISBN: 978-0-88937-496-6Psychiatric medications have advanced considerably during the...
Electrocardiographic Monitoring of Psychiatric In-Patients Taking Antipsychotic Medications
IntroductionAntipsychotic drugs are commonly prescribed for a wide range of psychiatric diagnoses, in addition to their approved use for schizophrenia and bipolar affective disorder.1 However, patients taking antipsychotic medications have an increased...
Frontal Theta Asymmetry as a Biomarker of Depression
(ProQuest: ... denotes formulae omitted.)IntroductionDepression is a common illness worldwide, with an estimated 350 million people affected. It is a major cause of disability and a major contributor to the global disease burden.1 It is associated with...
Mindfulness
Mindfulness Author: Katie Witkiewitz, Corey R Roos, Dana Dharmakaya Colgan, Sarah Bowen Hogrefe Publishing Group US$ 29.8; pp76; ISBN: 978-0-88937-414-0Mindfulness-based intervention (MBI) is taking on an everexpanding meaning as interest in mindfulness...
Self-Harm and Suicide Attempts in a Japanese Psychiatric Hospital
IntroductionThe World Health Organization estimates that worldwide more than 800,000 people die each year as a result of suicide; it aims to reduce this number by 10% by 2020.1 Suicides in health facilities account for a major proportion of all suicides.2...
Sexual Dysfunction in Patients with Antidepressant-Treated Anxiety or Depressive Disorders: A Pragmatic Multivariable Longitudinal Study
IntroductionSexual dysfunction is common in patients with psychiatric disorders.1 Its prevalence can be increased by psychotropic drugs.2-4 Sexual adverse effects of antidepressants are distressing and can compromise adherence to treatment.2,5 Meta-analyses...
Symptoms of Anxiety and Depression in Obese Singaporeans: A Preliminary Study
IntroductionObesity is a global public health problem whose prevalence has increased over the years, along with obesity-related major disabilities and premature deaths.1 In 2008, the World Health Organization (WHO) estimated that globally approximately...
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