Articles: Volume 20.06 November 2016

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Personalised care in severe mental illness – there’s no need to wait

Repeated promises over several decades from leading academics in imaging and genetics1–3 that biologically personalised treatments were close and would be available in ‘a few years’ have not translated into routine clinical practice. Expansive claims are still made by some, though most contemporary views are …

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Treatment for cancer and depression in a female with intellectual disability

Identifying depression in those with an intellectual disability can be difficult as symptoms may differ from those usually observed in the general population. The anti-oestrogen medication tamoxifen is widely used for the treatment of breast cancer and clinically relevant depression may be a common side-effect. …

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Anorexia nervosa: diagnosis, risk factors and evidence-based treatments

As part of the series on managing neurological and psychiatric conditions in children and adolescents, Dr Sara Kakhi and Dr Jacinta McCann cover recent updates in epidemiology, risk factors, common comorbidities and treatment options for anorexia nervosa.
Anorexia nervosa (AN) is a severe psychiatric disorder with …

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