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manndeep

few questions

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1.childhood tle commonly associated with psychiatric disturbances

2.in BN cognitive therapy and interpersonel therapy equally effective

3.lewy bodies in 40%of dementias

4.atomoxetine has half life 24 hours

5.icd 10 is dimentional

6.dsm 4 is dimentional

7.memantine useful in vascular dementia

8.DLB shows STEADY progressive cognitive decline

9.1%people admit to suicide ideas

10.young adults with downs usually have fits.

with ref please

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9.1%people admit to suicide ideas

True, comes from British Psychiatric morbidity survey (Jenkins) also in Manchester notes.

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3.lewy bodies in 40%of dementias.

FALSE 20-35% according to: http://www.lewybodydementia.org/200507JKeiserLBDgeneral.php

but 15% from the SuperEgo notes (which sounds like a much more reasonable estimate!)

5.icd 10 is dimentional

6.dsm 4 is dimentional

Err - FALSE categorical hierarchical and operational.

10.young adults with downs usually have fits.

FALSE 5-10 % with peaks in childhood and again after 40y. Small peak in adolescence.

http://www.denison.edu/collaborations/dsq/health99.html

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/entrez/query.fcgi?cmd=Retrieve&db=PubMed&list_uids=11594252&dopt=Abstract

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1.childhood tle commonly associated with psychiatric disturbances

If commonly is >50% then TRUE Ref:http://adc.bmj.com/cgi/content/full/91/1/7

Also: http://www.thieme-connect.com/ejournals/abstract/neuropediatrics/doi/10.1055/s-2006-945914

Very depressing reading!

2.in BN cognitive therapy and interpersonel therapy equally effective

TRUE CBT more effective in the short term but CBT = to IPT after 1 year.

http://ebmh.bmj.com/cgi/content/full/3/4/105

7.memantine useful in vascular dementia

Hmmmm. If mod-severe FALSE Cochrane review.

http://www.cochrane.org/reviews/en/ab003154.html

if mild-mod TRUE drug company website (with a UK multicentre trial!) http://www.memantine.com/en/studies/clinical_studies/vascular_dementia/

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5.icd 10 is dimentional

6.dsm 4 is dimentional

Err  - TRUE Also hierarchical and operational

False - would have thought categorical rather than dimensional. Anyone else?

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Ooops - brain fag alert!

Yep - categorical. Dimensional are Eyseneck's personality theories,etc.

*blush*

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8. f DLB characterised by fluctuation Ref Oxford psychiattry in the elderly pg546-547

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5.icd 10 is dimentional

6.dsm 4 is dimentional

Err  - TRUE Also hierarchical and operational

False - would have thought categorical rather than dimensional. Anyone else?

i think only dsm is categorical

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