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Management of Alcohol Withdrawal Symptoms at Mental Hospital

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Alcohol withdrawal is commonly witnessed in mental hospitals. A major part of referrals received by consultation-liaison psychiatrists comprise of alcohol withdrawal cases in general hospital settings. Alcohol withdrawal syndrome is a clinical diagnosis and varies from person to person. Complex alcohol withdrawal symptoms present themselves as seizures, hallucinations or delirium tremens. It has been established that Benzodiazepines have had the best effect during treatment of alcohol withdrawal symptoms, followed by anticonvulsants.

Alcohol dependence is an alcohol-abuse-disarray and it may first be apparent when a person develops withdrawal symptoms after stopping alcohol consumption – either because of peer or family interference,

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Importance of Intake of Vitamin D for Individuals Residing at Psychiatric Hospitals

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It has been known for many years that severe vitamin D deficiency increases the risk of metabolic bone disease, particularly rickets and osteomalacia, and that moderate vitamin D deficiency leads to an increased risk of osteoporosis and fractures.  Of late, scrutiny-oriented research has made known the increasing proof of a relationship amid vitamin D deficit and an augmented peril of the onset of many unceasing sicknesses, including autoimmune diseases, tumors, cardiovascular illnesses, contagious sicknesses, diabetes and mental illnesses.

Vitamin D receptors are found in nearly all tissues of the body, including both neuronal and glial cells in the central nervous

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Crypto-currency Gambling Addiction

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For an enhanced comprehension of the facets of crypto-currency gambling, let’s first understand the basics of crypto-currency.

Crypto-currency fundamentally is digital money stored online, cosseted by algorithms. Contemporarily, the most renowned crypto-currency is Bitcoin (BTC). Ethereum (ETH) and Litecoin (LTC) are other alternatives for those who would prefer using something a little less popular.

Crypto-currency is to a large extent, unregulated by governmental bodies and isn’t controlled by a central authority, which makes it an appealing concept for people who are put off by the time it takes for monetary transactions to be validated by banks or other such governing

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Patient Safety in Mental Hospitals located in Delhi

Patient Safety in Mental Hospitals

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In spite of the rising global awareness about patient security, there has been a lack of its application in mental health hospitals located in Delhi.

Safety of patients residing in mental hospitals refers to the deterrence of injury or damage caused to the physical or mental health of the patients as a result of violence or other forms of aggression while they are receiving mental healthcare services. This also includes and is not limited to happenings like errors made during treatment and mishaps that ensue during residence of patients in mental hospitals. Of late, the

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KEEP CALM AND TREAT SCHIZOPHRENIA: #RECOVERY

schizophrenia treatment in delhiSo in the last article we came to know that Schizophrenia is treatable and the best option would be admitting the patient in Psychiatric Hospital where they can be rehabilitated. Rehabilitation is “a set of measures that assist individuals who experience, or are likely to experience disability, to achieve and maintain optimal functioning in interaction with their environment” (World Health Organisation, 2011)

There has been stigma around Schizophrenia since decades because it was misperceived as a degenerative and disabling disease. The Psycho-Social rehabilitation has been proved to be successful with the Schizophrenia patient in achieving ‘recovery’.

Recovery is a process

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SCHIZOPHRENIA: TREATABLE OR CURABLE?

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Is Schizophrenia Treatable?

Schizophrenia is a serious and disabling mental disorder where the person loses touch with reality. Schizophrenia begins early in life, which causes significant and long-lasting impairments. For many years, when there was no treatment, it was seen as a degenerative disease, it was incurable and without any hope of recovery. The ultimate cause for it is genetics and environmental triggers.

Schizophrenia was described as having a long term deteriorating course and the clinical symptoms of hallucinations and delusions. Earlier, the only treatment of Schizophrenia was to dump the patient in Mental Asylums and treated cruelly. In 50s

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Borderline Personality Disorder- Part II

I TAKE THE BORDERS OUT OF BORDERLINE PERSONALITY DISORDER- PART II

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Patient with Borderline Personality Disorder are often initially seen in emergency department because of impulsive self-harm behaviour. However, the most pressing question is whether she needed to be admitted in a Psychiatric Hospital. Since it becomes a life threatening situation quite often, so the patient needs to be admitted in a structured setup. In the case of Ms D, her traits turned into disorder because of frequent triggers, which were her impulsivity and unstable pattern of relationships. Often it is observed that Borderline Personality is misdiagnosed with Bipolar Affective

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Borderline Personality Disorder- Part I

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Ms D was a 25 years old attractive young woman who entered into the Psychiatric Hospital with her mother to deal with chronic self-harming behavior, insecurity and unhappiness. She had tendency to get involved with disappointing and unsuitable men, and she would idealize them in terms of their looks and financial status. After few dates with guys, she used to fantasize each guy as her ‘Prince Charming’ or ‘The Perfect One’ whom she was waiting for.

The pattern of reaction was the same each time. She used to get insecure in all her affairs, felt chronic emptiness, kept a check

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Tips to relearn social skills while in a Psychiatric Hospital

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Learning Social skills consists of learning activities utilizing behavioral techniques that enable persons with disabling mental disorders to acquire interpersonal disease management and independent living skills for improved functioning in their respective communities & societies. A large and growing body of research supports the efficacy and effectiveness of social skills training for mental illnesses & disorders. When the type and frequency of training is linked to the phase of the disorder, patients in psychiatric hospitals can learn and retain a wide variety of social and independent living skills. Generalization of the skills for use in everyday life occurs when patients

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What it is like to be in a Psychiatric Hospital located in the NCR

psychiatric hospital delhi ncr The impression of a psychiatric hospital in Delhi NCR, for most, reminds them of lush air-conditioned facilities and getaway resorts, while some others are reminded of a shady asylum where residing patients are ill-treated. However, it is not like any of the stories you may have heard of and definitely unlike the movies you may have seen which stereotype psychiatric hospitals.

Patients who undergo residential treatment in psychiatric hospitals come across incredibly positive and extremely negative experiences while residing there. This, however, depends on the circumstances of the individual and the type of residential treatment he/she is undergoing at the

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