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Effects of althesin in psychotherapy of schizophrenics. Preliminary report.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  7282415     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Althesin infusions in subhypnotic dosage were given as a possible supportive agent during psychotherapy sessions in 6 chronic schizophrenics nonresponsive to neuroleptics and hardly amenable to psychotherapy. Speech content analysis (Gottschalk-Gleser method) of the therapy sessions of 2 patients gave the impression that there was lower hostility during Althesin sessions whereas anxiety was less influenced. The scoring from 2 patients in a self-rating scale on the state of wellbeing supported in impression of a beneficial effect of Althesin. Negative feelings were decreased and patients appeared to be more assertive.
Authors:
W Ladisich
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Acta psychiatrica Belgica     Volume:  80     ISSN:  0300-8967     ISO Abbreviation:  Acta Psychiatr Belg     Publication Date:    1980 Jul-Aug
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1981-11-18     Completed Date:  1981-11-18     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0247037     Medline TA:  Acta Psychiatr Belg     Country:  BELGIUM    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  445-51     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Alfaxalone Alfadolone Mixture / therapeutic use*
Female
Hostility / drug effects
Humans
Male
Psychiatric Status Rating Scales
Psychotherapy*
Schizophrenia / drug therapy,  therapy*
Verbal Behavior / drug effects
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
8067-82-1/Alfaxalone Alfadolone Mixture

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