Brief Psychotic Disorder
Brief psychotic disorder is triggered by extreme stress, such as a traumatic accident or loss of a loved one. It is followed by a return to the previous level of function. The person may or may not be aware of the strange behavior. This condition most often affects people in their 20s, 30s, and 40s.
Wiki Number: W027
Diagnosis: Brief Psychotic Disorder
Sex Ratio: M; W2
Symptoms: Brief symptoms-delusions, hallucinations, disorganized speech or behavior; catatonic (rigid muscles, poor speech)
Causes: can be theresponse to a significant stressor (death of a spouse or losing a job)
Therapies: usually resolves spontaneously; estrogen flow may resume
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- The host genetics affects gut microbiome diversity in Chinese depressed patientsby Ke Han on January 26, 2023
The gut microbiome and host genetics are both associated with major depressive disorder (MDD); however, the molecular mechanisms among the associations are poorly understood, especially in the Asian, Chinese group. Our study applied linear discriminant analysis (LDA) effect size (LEfSe) and genome-wide association analysis in the cohort with both gut sequencing data and genomics data. We reported the different gut microbiota characteristics between MDD and control groups in the Chinese group and...
- Cariprazine - an Alternative Treatment for Clozapine-resistant Schizophrenia?by Adam Montgomery on January 26, 2023
Treatment-resistant schizophrenia (TRS) poses a significant therapeutic challenge in psychiatric practice. Clozapine is recognized as a treatment of choice in TRS but is not always effective in alleviating patients' symptoms. Additionally, clozapine therapy is associated with multiple side effects and monitoring requirements that often limit its use and negatively affect patients' compliance with the treatment. Although clozapine augmentation options are available, there is currently no...
- A decrease in NR2B expression mediated by DNA hypermethylation induces perioperative neurocognitive disorder in aged miceby Feifei Xu on January 25, 2023
CONCLUSIONS: Laparotomy cause hippocampus-dependent cognitive decline by hypermethylating the NR2B gene, allowing us to understand the pathogenesis of PND in an epigenetic landscape.
- Current evidence for various inpatient psychotherapy programs in the treatment of psychoses-A narrative review articleby Stephanie Mehl on January 25, 2023
BACKGROUND: The analysis of the efficacy of evidence-based psychotherapy for patients with psychotic disorders has mostly been carried out in the outpatient field. In the inpatient field the efficacy is sometimes difficult to assess due to different healthcare systems.