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Report of the Inspector of Mental Hospitals 1999

10.3.1999 The report details some general matters affecting the psychiatric services at the time of inspection and highlights the main developments envisaged in the psychiatric services in each health board. The report then proceeds to deal with each indi ...

Smoking and Mental Health: A joint report by the Royal College of Physicians and the Royal College of Psychiatrists

Royal College of Physicians and the Royal College of Psychiatrists Mental health services This report draws on substantial evidence to highlight the plight of smokers with mental disorders, and reveals that only a minority of people from this group receiv ...

Following the genes: a framework for animal modeling of psychiatric disorders.

MITCHELL, KEVIN; Neuroscience; Genetics; theoretical framework; The number of individual cases of psychiatric disorders that can be ascribed to identified, rare, single mutations is increasing with great rapidity. Such mutations can be recapitulated in mi ...

Ethnic minority populations and child psychiatry services: An Irish study

SKOKAUSKAS, NORBERTAS; Pediatric psychiatry; ethnic minorities; Child and adolescent mental health services; Background Ethnically, Ireland has diversified greatly over the last twelve years changing from a country of emigration to one of immigration. Bla ...

Moving from family care to residential and supported accommodation: a national, longitudinal study of people with intellectual disabilities

MANNAN, HASHEEM; Public Health; Intellectual Disabilities; Residential Care; A cohort of nearly 11,000 persons was traced over 8 years to determine those who had moved from family care and those who had remained. The majority (85%) continued to live with ...

Quality service and quality nursing care for persons with intellectual disabilities living in residential centres in the Republic of Ireland: a study of issues and influences affecting the quality of nursing care provided by registered nurses for the ment

Redmond, Richard; Nursing; Industries; Care; Provision of care; Intellectual disabilities; This study is concerned with issues and influences affecting nurses’ provision of quality care to people with intellectual disability in residential centres. The me ...

The Costs of Caring for People with Dementia and Related Cognitive Impairments

10.6.2000 The National Council on Ageing and Older People has undertaken a programme of research into dementia in Ireland. An Action Plan for Dementia provided a framework for the provision and planning of services for people with dementia in Ireland The ...

The Report of the Task Force on Assaults on Psychiatric Nurses

24.3.2005 click here to download PDF Department of Health (Ireland) Psychiatric nursing click here to download PDF Mental Health Collection Research and Evaluation Report http://health.gov.ie/blog/publications/the-report-of-the-task-force-on-assaults-on-p ...

Oral Health of Adults with an Intellectual Disability in Residential Care in Ireland 2003

24.3.2005 Click here to download PDF Department of Health (Ireland) Disability Click here to download PDF Chronic Conditions Conditions Mental Health Collection Research and Evaluation Report ...

Academic Outcome, Anxiety and Attitudes in Early and Late Immersion in Ireland

Ó Muircheartaigh, Jonathan; Hickey, Tina; Anxiety; Late immersion; Irish; Attitudes; Differences between early and late Irish-immersion secondary school students are examined, not only in terms of academic outcome and target language ability, but also in ...

Examining the Roles of Acceptance, Suppression and Other Therapeutic Strategies in Anxiety and Relaxation

Wilson, Christopher; Psychology; Acceptance; Suppression; Therapeutic Strategies; Anxiety and Relaxation; The current thesis examined the influence of acceptance, suppression and other coping strategies on levels of physiological and self-reported anxiety ...

Noradrenaline reuptake inhibitors limit neuroinflammation in rat cortex following a systemic inflammatory challenge: implications for depression and neurodegeneration.

HARKIN, ANDREW; CONNOR, THOMAS JOSEPH; RYAN, KAREN MARGARET; Neurosciences; noradrenaline; Evidence suggests that noradrenaline has a tonic anti-inflammatory action in the central nervous system (CNS) via its ability to suppress microglial and astrocytic ...

Risk factors for the development of depression in patients with Hepatitis C taking Interferon-alpha.

O'FARRELLY, CLIONA; O'MARA, SHANE MICHAEL; Psychiatry; depression; Interferon-α; hepatitis C; Interferon-α, currently used for the treatment of hepatitis C, is associated with a substantially elevated risk of depression. However, not eve ...

Ireland’s great depression

Ahearne, Alan; Kydland, Finn; Wynne, Mark A.; Depressions; Macroeconomics; Ireland; Economic policy; We argue that Ireland experienced a great depression in the 1980s comparable in severity to the better known and more studied depression episodes of the i ...

Policy lessons from Ireland’s latest Depression

Whelan, Karl; Economic performance; Economic policy; Ireland; Global economic crisis; This paper provides a selective review of Ireland’s economic performance of the last 20 years, from the early days of the Celtic Tiger, through to the housing boom and t ...

Client-identified helpful and hindering events in therapist-delivered vs. self-administered online cognitive-behavioural treatments for depression in college students

RICHARDS, DEREK; TIMULAK, LADISLAV; online treatments for depression; helpful and hindering impacts; significant events in therapy; depression; descriptive and interpretive framework; The study investigated what participants found helpful and/or hindering ...

Finite element analysis of the effect of loading curve shape on brain injury predictors

Post, Andrew; Hoshizaki, Thomas Blaine; Gilchrist, M. D.; Brain injury; concussion; finite element modelling; Prediction of traumatic and mild traumatic brain injury is an important factor in managing their prevention. Currently, the prediction of these i ...

Three-dimensional multibody dynamics analysis of accidental falls resulting in traumatic brain injury

Doorly, Mary C.; Gilchrist, M. D.; Brain injury; Accident; Multibody dynamics modelling; Clinical, physical and mechanical details of one of a set of ten real world accidental falls which resulted in non-fatal head impact injury in the form of various tra ...

The use of accident reconstruction for the analysis of traumatic brain injury due to head impacts arising from falls

Doorly, Mary C.; Gilchrist, M. D.; Impact biomechanics; Falls; Accident reconstruction; Head Injury; Multibody dynamics; Brain injury is the leading cause of death in those aged under 45 years in both Europe and the USA. The objective of this research is ...

Technology in dementia care

CAHILL, SUZANNE; Health care sciences and services; Assistive technology; Alzheimer's disease; The aim of this paper is to provide a clinical overview of Alzheimer's disease and the related dementias and to detail the progressive losses – ph ...

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