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Hospital preparedness for disaster and mass casualty management in Pakistan: A cross-sectional evaluation study (2019)
Journal Article
Ul-Haq, Z., Hussain Shah, B., Ishaq Khattak, M., Fazid, S., Basharat, S., Hayat Khan, S., …Huda, Q. (2019). Hospital preparedness for disaster and mass casualty management in Pakistan: A cross-sectional evaluation study. American Journal of Disaster Medicine, 14(3), https://doi.org/10.5055/ajdm.2019.0330

Background: World Health Organization has advocated preemptive readiness of health systems to manage disastrous events. Pakistan is known to be highly susceptible to disasters on the one hand and significantly lacking in coping ability on the other.... Read More about Hospital preparedness for disaster and mass casualty management in Pakistan: A cross-sectional evaluation study.

Patterns of symptoms before a diagnosis of first episode psychosis: a latent class analysis of UK primary care electronic health records. (2019)
Journal Article
Chen, Y., Farooq, S., Edwards, J., Chew-Graham, C. A., Shiers, D., Frisher, M., …Jordan, K. P. (2019). Patterns of symptoms before a diagnosis of first episode psychosis: a latent class analysis of UK primary care electronic health records. BMC Medicine, 17, Article 227. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12916-019-1462-y

Background: The nature of symptoms in the prodromal period of first episode psychosis (FEP) remains unclear. The objective was to determine patterns of symptoms recorded in primary care in the 5-years before FEP diagnosis. Methods: The study was s... Read More about Patterns of symptoms before a diagnosis of first episode psychosis: a latent class analysis of UK primary care electronic health records..

Pharmacoepidemiology Research: delivering evidence about drug safety and effectiveness in mental health (2019)
Journal Article
Farooq. (2019). Pharmacoepidemiology Research: delivering evidence about drug safety and effectiveness in mental health. The Lancet Psychiatry, 363-370. https://doi.org/10.1016/S2215-0366%2819%2930298-6

There is a need for research that provides an evidence base for the pharmacotherapy of people with mental disorders. The abundance of digital data in recent years has facilitated pharmacoepidemiology in the form of observational comparative effective... Read More about Pharmacoepidemiology Research: delivering evidence about drug safety and effectiveness in mental health.

Video intervention for the psychiatric waiting room: proof-of-concept randomised controlled trial of RESOLVE (Relaxation Exercise, SOLVing problem and cognitive Errors). (2019)
Journal Article
Naeem, F., Munshi, T., Gratzer, D., Rodie, D., Irfan, M., Rao, S., …Lecomte, T. (2019). Video intervention for the psychiatric waiting room: proof-of-concept randomised controlled trial of RESOLVE (Relaxation Exercise, SOLVing problem and cognitive Errors). BJPsych Open, e77. https://doi.org/10.1192/bjo.2019.59

BACKGROUND: The waiting room in psychiatric services can provide an ideal setting for offering evidence-based psychological interventions that can be delivered through electronic media. Currently, there is no intervention available that have been d... Read More about Video intervention for the psychiatric waiting room: proof-of-concept randomised controlled trial of RESOLVE (Relaxation Exercise, SOLVing problem and cognitive Errors)..

Acute Myocardial Infarction in Severe Mental Illness: prevalence, clinical outcomes and process of care in United States hospitalizations. (2019)
Journal Article
Farooq, S., Chew-Graham, C., Mamas, M., & Rashid, M. (2019). Acute Myocardial Infarction in Severe Mental Illness: prevalence, clinical outcomes and process of care in United States hospitalizations. Canadian Journal of Cardiology, 821-830. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cjca.2019.04.021

Patients with severe mental illness (SMI) are a high-risk group for cardiovascular disease. The present study examined the prevalence and outcomes of SMI patients in a national AMI cohort. SMI has doubled in prevalence amongst AMI patients, mainly du... Read More about Acute Myocardial Infarction in Severe Mental Illness: prevalence, clinical outcomes and process of care in United States hospitalizations..

Sharing information about diagnosis and outcome of firstepisode psychosis in patients presenting to early intervention services (2019)
Journal Article
Farooq. (2019). Sharing information about diagnosis and outcome of firstepisode psychosis in patients presenting to early intervention services. Early Intervention in Psychiatry, 657-666. https://doi.org/10.1111/eip.12670

Aim First-episode psychosis (FEP) can be a serious and debilitating disease, but there is limited literature on how to inform patients and carers about its diagnosis and outcome. We aimed to examine the attitudes, practices and views of clinicians w... Read More about Sharing information about diagnosis and outcome of firstepisode psychosis in patients presenting to early intervention services.

The reliability and clinical utility of ICD-11 schizoaffective disorder: A field trial. (2019)
Journal Article
Farooq. (2019). The reliability and clinical utility of ICD-11 schizoaffective disorder: A field trial. Schizophrenia Research, 235-241. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.schres.2019.02.011

A major goal for the revision of the International Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems, Tenth Edition (ICD-10) is to increase the clinical utility of the diagnostic system. Schizoaffective disorder has a history of poor diagnostic... Read More about The reliability and clinical utility of ICD-11 schizoaffective disorder: A field trial..

Barriers to using clozapine in treatment-resistant schizophrenia: systematic review (2019)
Journal Article
Farooq. (2019). Barriers to using clozapine in treatment-resistant schizophrenia: systematic review. BJPsych Bulletin, 8-16. https://doi.org/10.1192/bjb.2018.67

Aims and method To systematically review the literature on barriers to the use of clozapine and identify any interventions for optimizing clozapine use in treatment-resistant schizophrenia. Journal databases were searched from 1972 to March 2018. Th... Read More about Barriers to using clozapine in treatment-resistant schizophrenia: systematic review.