Given the costs of these medications and that these drugs lead to 1 to 2 additional deaths per 100 persons (Schneider, Dagerman, and Insel 2005), the benefits of reducing antipsychotic use is rather large relative to the risk of continued use.
These health outcomes include movement disorders, falls, hip fractures, infections, strokes, and increased risk of death (Schneider, Dagerman, and Insel 2005, 2006b; Schneider, Tariot, and Dagerman 2006a; Rochon et al.
Schneider LS, Dagerman
KS, Insel P Risk of death with atypical antipsychotic drug treatment for dementia: meta-analysis of randomized placebo-controlled trials.
Translated into English nearly sixty years after the author's suicide, Sleet is a collection of short works by Swedish literary wunderkind Stig Dagerman
Since there are so few women who have won the prize, the male dominance among the laureates could be seen as political, in the same way that very few writers from non-European cultures and languages have won the prize," added Bengt Soederhaell, the head of the Stig Dagerman
For a lifetime Bergman chronicled the Swedish soul, its solitariness, its obsessiveness and its melancholia, a trait he shared with other Swedish artistic geniuses - it's in the poetry of the recent Nobel Literature prize winner Transtromer, the music of Stenhammar, the paintings of Zorn and the writings of Strindberg and Dagerman
wrote his account of the circumstances of the German people after their defeat in WWII as a reporter for a Swedish newspaper in 1946, publishing the accounts as a book shortly afterward.
The author also told Swedish radio he planned to travel to Stockholm on October 25 to accept the Stig Dagerman
literary prize he won earlier this year.
Studies have indicated that these medications produce only modest benefits in persons with dementia and carry significant dangers such as increased risk of stroke, exacerbation of cognitive decline, and increased risk of death (Schneider, Dagerman
, & Insel, 2005; Sink, Holden, & Yaffe, 2005).
journalist Stig Dagerman
described passengers on a Hamburg train after
He mentions, with qualified praise, literary works by the German authors Boll, Arno Schmidt, and Hermann Kasack, as well as non-German eyewitness reports by Stig Dagerman
and Janet Flanner, among others.
But for those who know what brilliant gems can be found in the treasury of Scandinavian literature, names like Stig Dagerman
, Hjalmar Soderberg, and Tarjei Vesaas are as recognizable as North Sea herring.