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Prescribing pattern of clozapine and other antipsychotics for patients with first-episode psychosis: a cross-sectional survey of early intervention teams (2016)
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Tungaraza, T. E., Ahmed, W., Chira, C., Turner, E., Mayaki, S., Nandhra, H. S., …Farooq, S. (2017). Prescribing pattern of clozapine and other antipsychotics for patients with first-episode psychosis: a cross-sectional survey of early intervention teams. Therapeutic Advances in Psychopharmacology, 7(3), 103-111. https://doi.org/10.1177/2045125316683151

Objective: To describe the pattern of antipsychotic drug prescribing in patients with first episode psychosis, with more emphasis in the use of clozapine in this group of patients. Method: A cross-sectional survey involving six early intervention... Read More about Prescribing pattern of clozapine and other antipsychotics for patients with first-episode psychosis: a cross-sectional survey of early intervention teams.

TechCare: mobile assessment and therapy for psychosis - an intervention for clients in the Early Intervention Service: A feasibility study protocol (2016)
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Farooq, S. (2016). TechCare: mobile assessment and therapy for psychosis - an intervention for clients in the Early Intervention Service: A feasibility study protocol. SAGE Open Medicine, 2050312116669613 - ?. https://doi.org/10.1177/2050312116669613

OBJECTIVES: Technological advances in healthcare have shown promise when delivering interventions for mental health problems such as psychosis. The aim of this project is to develop a mobile phone intervention for people with psychosis and to conduct... Read More about TechCare: mobile assessment and therapy for psychosis - an intervention for clients in the Early Intervention Service: A feasibility study protocol.

Effect of a Multicomponent Behavioral Intervention in Adults Impaired by Psychological Distress in a Conflict-Affected Area of Pakistan: A Randomized Clinical Trial (2016)
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Rahman, A., Hamdani, S. U., Awan, N. R., Bryant, R. A., Dawson, K. S., Khan, M. F., …van Ommeren, M. (2016). Effect of a Multicomponent Behavioral Intervention in Adults Impaired by Psychological Distress in a Conflict-Affected Area of Pakistan: A Randomized Clinical Trial. Journal of the American Medical Association, 316(24), 2609-2607. https://doi.org/10.1001/jama.2016.17165

Importance The mental health consequences of conflict and violence are wide-ranging and pervasive. Scalable interventions to address a range of mental health problems are needed. Objective To test the effectiveness of a multicomponent behavioral... Read More about Effect of a Multicomponent Behavioral Intervention in Adults Impaired by Psychological Distress in a Conflict-Affected Area of Pakistan: A Randomized Clinical Trial.

Prevalence of nonaffective psychosis in intellectually disabled clients: systematic review and meta-analysis. (2016)
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Farooq, S. (2016). Prevalence of nonaffective psychosis in intellectually disabled clients: systematic review and meta-analysis. Psychiatric Genetics, 145 - 155. https://doi.org/10.1097/YPG.0000000000000137

Epidemiological studies report high rates of schizophrenia in individuals with intellectual disability (ID). However, this subject has not been reviewed systematically. We aim to review studies that report the prevalence of nonaffective psychosis in... Read More about Prevalence of nonaffective psychosis in intellectually disabled clients: systematic review and meta-analysis..

Reporting and understanding the safety and adverse effect profile of mobile apps for psychosocial interventions: An update (2016)
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Farooq. (2016). Reporting and understanding the safety and adverse effect profile of mobile apps for psychosocial interventions: An update. World Journal of Psychiatry, 187 - 191. https://doi.org/10.5498/WJP.v6.i2.187

Recent years have seen a rapidly increasing trend towards the delivery of health technology through mobile devices. Smartphones and tablet devices are thus becoming increasingly popular for accessing information and a wide range of services, includin... Read More about Reporting and understanding the safety and adverse effect profile of mobile apps for psychosocial interventions: An update.

A global mental health fund for serious mental illness in low-income and middle-income countries. (2016)
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Farooq. (2016). A global mental health fund for serious mental illness in low-income and middle-income countries. The Lancet Psychiatry, 495 - 497. https://doi.org/10.1016/S2215-0366%2816%2900105-X

Serious Mental Illnesses (SMI) are psychiatric disorders (excluding developmental and substance use disorders) that result in considerable functional impairment. These conditions receive little or no funding in most Low and Middle Income (LAMI) co... Read More about A global mental health fund for serious mental illness in low-income and middle-income countries..

Brief Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Psychosis (CBTp) for Schizophrenia: Literature Review and Meta-analysis (2016)
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Naeem, F., Khoury, B., Munshi, T., Ayub, M., Lecomte, T., Kingdon, D., & Farooq, S. (2016). Brief Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Psychosis (CBTp) for Schizophrenia: Literature Review and Meta-analysis. International Journal of Cognitive Therapy, 9(1), 73-86. https://doi.org/10.1521/ijct_2016_09_04

There is a great deal of evidence supporting the use of CBT for psychosis (CBTp). In fact, CBTp is recommended by the National Treatment Guidelines in both the U.K. and the U.S. The availability of CBTp, however, remains an issue due to a variety of... Read More about Brief Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Psychosis (CBTp) for Schizophrenia: Literature Review and Meta-analysis.

Telling the patients about diagnosis and outcome of schizophrenia: what, when and how? (2016)
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Farooq, S., Naeem, F., & Singh, S. P. (2016). Telling the patients about diagnosis and outcome of schizophrenia: what, when and how?. Early Intervention in Psychiatry, 10(2), 101-102. https://doi.org/10.1111/eip.12310

Informing patients about the diagnosis and outcome of a serious disorder is a key clinical skill and a basic ethical duty in a therapeutic encounter. How clinicians meet this challenge in schizophrenia, which is arguably one of the most serious menta... Read More about Telling the patients about diagnosis and outcome of schizophrenia: what, when and how?.

Cognitive Behaviour Therapy for psychosis based Guided Self-help (CBTp-GSH) delivered by frontline mental health professionals: Results of a feasibility study (2016)
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Farooq. (2016). Cognitive Behaviour Therapy for psychosis based Guided Self-help (CBTp-GSH) delivered by frontline mental health professionals: Results of a feasibility study. Schizophrenia Research, 69-74. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.schres.2016.03.003

Availability of Cognitive Behavior Therapy for psychosis (CBTp) is limited in spite of strong evidence base. The purpose of this study was to determine the feasibility of a CBTp based Guided Self-help (CBTp-GSH) in comparison to Treatment As Usual (T... Read More about Cognitive Behaviour Therapy for psychosis based Guided Self-help (CBTp-GSH) delivered by frontline mental health professionals: Results of a feasibility study.

Development of fixed dose combination tablets of aripiprazole plus divalproex sodium and their simultaneous determination using HPLC-UV (2016)
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Ahmed, Z., Subhan, F., Ahmed, S., Abdur Rasheed, Q., Ahmed, S., Shahid, M., & Farooq, S. (2016). Development of fixed dose combination tablets of aripiprazole plus divalproex sodium and their simultaneous determination using HPLC-UV. Drug Development and Industrial Pharmacy, 42(9), 1393-1405. https://doi.org/10.3109/03639045.2015.1137305

A vast majority of psychiatric patients are effectively treated with combination of drugs to improve efficacy and adherence, but due to limited research and development in fixed dose combination (FDC) in psychiatry, these products are not commonly av... Read More about Development of fixed dose combination tablets of aripiprazole plus divalproex sodium and their simultaneous determination using HPLC-UV.