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Viibryd success in three Phase III studies for Generalised Anxiety Disorder- Forest Labs

Forest Laboratories, Inc.announced positive topline results from three Phase III trials evaluating the efficacy, safety and tolerability of vilazodone (...

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Lyrica (Pfizer) success in GAD discontinuation symptoms

Pfizer announced top-line results for Lyrica (pregabalin) capsules Study A0081147 – Long Term Safety and Efficacy of Pregabalin in Subjects...

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Oral Anticoagulation Reversal

Experts discuss the use of non-vitamin K oral anticoagulants in the treatment and prevention of stroke, deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism in atrial fibrillation patients

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Guidelines

Care of dying adults in the last days of life

This guideline covers the clinical care of adults (18 years and over) who are dying during the last 2 to...

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Violence and aggression: short-term management in mental health, health and community settings

Violence and aggression refer to a range of behaviours or actions that can result in harm, hurt or injury to...

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Evidence-based pharmacological treatment of anxiety disorders, post-traumatic stress disorder and obsessive-compulsive disorder: A revision of the 2005 guidelines from the British Association for Psychopharmacology

This revision of the 2005 British Association for Psychopharmacology guidelines for the evidence-based pharmacological treatment of anxiety disorders provides an...

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Journal articles

Cognitive behavioural intervention for adults with anxiety complications of asthma: prospective randomised trial.

High levels of asthma-related fear and panic exacerbate asthma symptoms and complicate the management of asthma.

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Are psychiatric disorders associated with worse asthma control and quality of life in asthma patients?

Achieving good asthma control has become the major goal of asthma treatment.

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Stressful events in early childhood and developmental trajectories of bedwetting at school age

To examine whether early stressful events are associated with developmental trajectories of bedwetting.

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Bob Bury

I’m a retired radiologist, and I keep myself busy with hill-walking, fishing and medical journalism/blogging, but mostly I’m a provider of free healthcare for my grandchildren. I am also accredited by the British Humanist Association to officiate at non-religious funerals: http... Read more

Community Mental Health Provision then and now - is all progress positive?

Bob Bury muses on the state of modern mental healthcare. Instead of asylums, patients are now part of the community. But what of those who fall through the cracks? How can GPs help patients who need emergency mental health care? Can we learn anything from the methods of the past? Are three letter acronyms helpful? Examining the politics and hurdles of the UK's modern Community Mental Health provision, Bob Bury questions what UK healthcare professionals can do better and how things should change.

CME

Assessing anxiety in palliative care patients

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Night sweats - red flag symptoms

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Post-traumatic stress disorder

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