American Journal of Psychiatry and Neuroscience

Volume 8, Issue 3, September 2020

  • Poor Medication Adherence, Being Unemployed and Substance Use as Correlates of Suicidal Plan in Diabetes Mellitus Patients, 2020

    Mogesie Necho, Mekonnen Tsehay, Asmare Belete

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 3, September 2020
    Pages: 40-45
    Received: 29 April 2020
    Accepted: 26 May 2020
    Published: 10 August 2020
    Abstract: BACKGROUND: Suicidal behaviors are parts of the course of diabetes due to multiple burdens diabetes imposes on patient’s life. However, these areas are not well researched. So we assessed suicidal plan and the associated risk factors among Diabetes Mellitus patients in this study. METHOD: Institution based cross-sectional study was conducted in May... Show More
  • Revisiting Clozapine in a Setting of COVID-19

    James Paul Pandarakalam

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 3, September 2020
    Pages: 46-54
    Received: 16 July 2020
    Accepted: 28 July 2020
    Published: 18 August 2020
    Abstract: Clozapine is a highly potent atypical antipsychotic popularly used for treating refractory schizophrenia. Clozapine displays a complex mechanism of action. There are emerging views that its mode of action is immunomodulation rather than neuromodulation. It must be the immunomodulatory properties of clozapine that contributes to its superior efficac... Show More
  • The Libertine Carmen, a Female Don Juan

    Michelle Morin-Bompart

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 3, September 2020
    Pages: 55-59
    Received: 10 July 2020
    Accepted: 4 August 2020
    Published: 27 August 2020
    Abstract: For the psychoanalyst André Green, there is a link between the creations of a writer and his life. The creators can be totally unconscious or partially conscious of the material arising from the depth of their unconscious. My goal is to show that creations like dreams are a royal path to reveal unconscious. I will try to show it with Mérimée‘s shor... Show More
  • Factors Associated with Relapse of Schizophrenia in Bangladesh

    Md Kamrul Hassan, Md Inamul Islam, Abul Hossain Muhammad Kazi Mostofa Kamal, Md Julfikkar Alam

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 3, September 2020
    Pages: 60-64
    Received: 21 August 2020
    Accepted: 1 September 2020
    Published: 10 September 2020
    Abstract: Context: In the face of increasing number of relapse cases of schizophrenia, sufficient work is not available in Bangladesh. Aims: To find out the common factors of relapse of schizophrenia in Bangladesh and to find out the relationship of relapse of schizophrenia with sociodemographic characteristics. Settings and Design: Cross-sectional descripti... Show More