Letter to the editor: Healthcare Adherence Among Patients Who Report the Self-Sabotage of Their Own Medical Care
Dear Editor: Adherence to recommendations provided by healthcare professionals to patients is of keen importance to salutary outcomes. However, patients may, for a number of reasons, be nonadherent. Given that the area of medication adherence is well studied, patient rationales for nonadherence may include, but are not limited to, forgetfulness, concerning side effects, cost of […]
Dear Editor: I wish to comment on an article that was published in the November-December 2014 issue of Innovations in Clinical Neuroscience on disclosure of psychological testing information. I find it more helpful, when considering disclosure of records, to follow the law (rather than my role or ethics codes), and to distinguish three categories of […]
Letter to the Editor: Sexual Dysfunction and Depression in Individuals with Multiple Sclerosis: Is There a link?
Dear Editor: Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a relatively frequent inflammatory autoimmune illness of the central nervous system affecting about 2.5 million people around the world and representing the most common cause of neurological disability among young adults. Among patients with MS, 40 to 80 percent of women and 50 to 90 percent of men have […]
Letter to the Editor: Comparing Injection Site Pain with Paliperidone Palmitate Versus First-generation Depot Antipsychotics in Subjects with Schizophrenia
Dear Editor: Atypical long-acting injectable (LAI) antipsychotics may improve treatment options for patients with serious mental illnesses, such as schizophrenia and bipolar disorder. A systematic review of 1,700 outpatients from 10 different studies reported a 30-percent decrease in the relative risk for relapse with LAIs versus oral antipsychotic medications. However, first-generation depot medications, such as […]
Letter to the editor: Adherence with General Healthcare Among Internal Medicine Outpatients With Mental Health Treatment Histories
Innov Clin Neurosci. 2015;12(3–4):11–13
Letter to the Editor: Suicide Attempts Among Men and Women with Partner Violence According to Borderline Personality Status
Innov Clin Neurosci. 2015;12(1–2):10–11
Letter to the Editor: Multiple Invasive Procedures in a Patient with Borderline Personality: A Relationship?
R. Jordan Bohinc, DO; Randy A. Sansone, MD; and Stephen McDonald, MD Dr. Bohinc is a resident in the Department of Internal Medicine at Kettering Medical Center in Kettering, Ohio; Dr. Sansone is a professor in the Departments of Psychiatry and Internal Medicine at Wright State University School of Medicine in Dayton, Ohio, and Director […]
by Adrian Meule, Dipl-Psych From the Institute of Psychology, University of Wurzburg, Wurzburg, Germany Innov Clin Neurosci. 2014;11(3–4):10–13
Dear Editor: Antidepressant-induced excessive sweating (ADIES) is a common antidepressant-related side effect, and its prevalence is estimated to range from 4 to 22 percent. Adverse effects are a common reason for nonadherence and discontinuation of antidepressant medication, and alleviating these side effects may improve adherence and promote positive outcomes.