J E Kraus
Affiliation: University of North Carolina
- Sensitization phenomena in psychiatric illness: lessons from the kindling modelJ E Kraus
Department of Psychiatry, University of North Carolina Neurosciences Hospital, Chapel Hill 27599 7160, USA
J Neuropsychiatry Clin Neurosci 12:328-43. 2000..Finally, a speculative model is proposed in which opposing molecular processes lead to NMDA receptor hyperfunction in kindling and hypofunction in schizophrenia...
- Olanzapine versus risperidone in newly admitted acutely ill psychotic patientsJohn E Kraus
Adult Admissions Psychiatry, Dorothea Dix Hospital, 3601 Mail Service Center, Raleigh, N C 27699 3601, USA
J Clin Psychiatry 66:1564-8. 2005..This outcome was selected as it is an indirect measure of how well patients are responding to the medication and represents a "real world" endpoint relevant to practicing hospital psychiatrists...
- Clozapine reduces violent behavior in heterogeneous diagnostic groupsJohn E Kraus
Adult Psychiatry, Dorothea Dix State Psychiatric Hospital, 3601 Mail Service Center, Raleigh, NC 27699 3601, USA
J Neuropsychiatry Clin Neurosci 17:36-44. 2005..These data suggest a role for clozapine in the treatment of persistently violent patients irrespective of DSM-IV diagnosis...
- Characteristics of violent behavior in a large state psychiatric hospitalJohn E Kraus
Dorothea Dix State Psychiatric Hospital in Raleigh, North Carolina, USA
Psychiatr Serv 55:183-5. 2004..The data support earlier studies demonstrating that a small number of patients are responsible for a majority of violent episodes in a hospital setting...
- Effects of topiramate on aggressive, self-injurious, and disruptive/destructive behaviors in the intellectually disabled: an open-label retrospective studyDavid S Janowsky
Department of Psychiatry, University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, USA
J Clin Psychopharmacol 23:500-4. 2003..The results suggest that topiramate may have a role in the treatment of challenging/maladaptive behaviors in intellectually disabled individuals...
- Implementing a smoking ban in an acute psychiatric admissions unitLinda S Matthews
Dorothea Dix Hospital, Raleigh, NC 27699, USA
J Psychosoc Nurs Ment Health Serv 43:33-6. 2005..Our research indicates that banning smoking on an acute admissions unit is feasible and well tolerated by patients and staff, although it may require extra vigilance for smoking-related contraband...
- Managing treatment resistant violent adolescents: a step forward by substituting seclusion for mechanical restraint?Thomas C Larson
Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Dorothea Dix Hospital, 3601 MSC Center, Raleigh, NC 27699, USA
Adm Policy Ment Health 35:198-203. 2008..7%, from 21.2 to 1.3. A padded seclusion room may offer a safer, albeit a less than desirable alternative to mechanical restraint...
- Neurosyphilis in newly admitted psychiatric patients: three case reportsSusan Saik
Department of Internal Medicine, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, USA
J Clin Psychiatry 65:919-21. 2004..Neurosyphilis, also known as "general paresis of the insane," at one time accounted for a large portion of admissions to state psychiatric facilities. With the introduction of antibiotics, neurosyphilis is now considered very rare...
- Are the negative symptoms of schizophrenia consistent with an autistic spectrum illness?Brian B Sheitman
Schizophr Res 69:119-20. 2004
- Clozapine-induced allergic vasculitisKenan M Penaskovic
Am J Psychiatry 162:1543. 2005