psychiatric history


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psychiatric history

A person's mental profile, which includes information about chief complaint, present illness, psychological adjustments made before onset of disease, individual and family Hx of psychiatric or mental disorders, and an early developmental Hx
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In the current study the existence of any anxiety disorder and major depression at the onset of gestation was a strong factor in predicting the occurrence of POPD during pregnancy These results suggest that a patient's past psychiatric history and current symptoms represented diatheses for POPD and that the past psychiatric history together with the current symptoms must be carefully assessed and factored into the treatment decisions.
Among patients with intentional self-inflicted abdominal stab wounds, 70% were adult men, 74% had a psychiatric history, and 41% had prior suicide attempts (3, 4).
The fourth phase of history taking involves questions about medical and psychiatric history, "because there are some medical conditions that increase the incidence of headache, such as thyroid disease, anemia, anxiety, and depression," she said.
Scott Louis Panetti entered Texas prison with a well-documented psychiatric history, including two involuntary commitments at Kerrville State Hospital, and lengthy inpatient stays at Veterans Administration hospitals in Waco, Kerrville and his home state of Wisconsin.
There were no differences between the single-provider and multiple-provider groups with regard to age, sex, race, injury type, distance between the patient's home and treating hospital, tobacco use, psychiatric history (depression, anxiety, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, or bipolar disorder), or comorbidities.
In addition, they were able to compare their results with a parallel family-based study in the Swedish population, which took into account data from twins, cousins, and factors like age of the father at birth and parents' psychiatric history.
He said Bell, 44, had a psychiatric history and the issues in the case were likely to be "diminished responsibility or provocation.
A report noted he had a psychiatric history going back to age 11.
Lee, PhD, an assistant professor in the Drexel University School of Public Health, and colleagues analyzed a large population registry sample of 417,303 children born in Sweden between 1984 and 2003, adjusted for numerous possible factors that could vary with parental age and also influence risk, such as family income and each parent's psychiatric history.
Integrating traditional psychiatric history and examination with the three-stage assessment
This would generally relieve the hallucinations and delusions, a blessing not only in itself, but also for the lucidity it brought on that would allow him to give us important diagnostic details -- psychiatric history, family history, social history, medical history, etc.
The nurses' ability to access past psychiatric histories is a key benefit, as those arrested can often deny they have any psychiatric history.

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