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Pelletier, J. - - 2009
One of the main characteristics of multiple sclerosis (MS) is the existence of a 'clinico-radiological paradox'. The discrepancies observed between the clinical and radiological findings might be partly attributable to lack of specificity of the imaging measures, but also to functional reorganization mechanisms occurring at both the brain and spinal ...
Hofstetter, H.H. - - 2009
Multiple sclerosis (MS) is regarded as a T-cell-mediated autoimmune disease of the central nervous system (CNS).
Dalgas, U. - - 2009
The use of physical exercise programmes in the rehabilitation of patients with multiple sclerosis (MS) has been a controversial issue for many years. During the last decade, however, evidence from a number of studies has suggested that exercise is a safe and efficient way to induce improvements in a number ...
Mallam, E. - - 2009
Diagnosing multiple sclerosis (MS) is not always straightforward. The very nature of this disease means that it can manifest in multiple varied clinical presentations. Diagnosis is further confounded by the lack of a single diagnostic test and a gargantuan list of differential diagnoses. Traditionally the diagnosis of MS is a ...
Ebers, G.C. - - 2009
Gulec, Huseyin - - 2009
Objective: Endophenotypes are needed to better understand the pathogenesis of schizophrenia. Measures of temperament and character may serve as schizophrenia-related endophenotypes in individuals with schizophrenia and their non-psychotic first-degree relatives.
Tahiroglu, Aysegul - - 2009
In this study, atypical symptomatology and difficulties concerning the differential diagnosis of bipolar disorder (BPD) in children and adolescents before the first episode are discussed through 4 cases aged 5, 13, 14 and 16 years. Although all cases were treated and followed for months/years with diagnoses such as conduct disorder, ...
Coskun, Murat - - 2009
Psychosomatic symptoms in children may be frequent reasons for referral in pediatric practice. Recognition of these symptoms as psychosomatic may sometimes be difficult, leading to unnecessary hospitalization and invasive diagnostic procedures. Meanwhile hospitalization and invasive diagnostic procedures may themselves have a traumatic impact on child psychology and cause pathological dissociation. ...
Evren, Cuneyt - - 2009
Objective: In this study,the relationship of alcohol craving with posttraumatic stress disorder and severity of general psychopathology in male alcohol dependent inpatients were determined.
Sengul, Cem - - 2009
Velocardiofacial syndrome (VCFSI, the most frequent microdeletion syndrome identified in humans, is associated with chromosomal microdeletions in the q11 band of chromosome 22. Individuals with VCFS are reported to have a characteristic behavioral phenotype with high rates of behavioral, psychiatric, neuropsychological and linguistic disorders. It was noted that patients with ...
Sezgin, Esra - - 2009
Parkinson's disease IPDI, which generally has a late onset between age 50 and 601. is a chronic disease with a gradual progression. Juvenile Parkinson s disease (JP) describes Parkinsonism manifesting before age 21. There is a high incidence of positive family history in JP. Besides motor symptoms, psychiatric disorders/ symptoms ...
Tukel, Rasit - - 2009
Treatment options for anxiety disorders include pharmacotherapy and cognitive-behavioral therapy. Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors and serotonin noradrenalin reuptake inhibitors are the first-line pharmacological treatment approach for most of the anxiety disorders. The efficacy of anticonvulsants in anxiety disorders, including carbamazepine, lamotrigine, topiramate and gabapentin has been shown in some clinical ...
Kaya, Mehmet - - 2009
Amac: Kesitsel calismada Psikotik Bozukluklar Birimi'mizde takip edilen sizofreni hastalarinda metabolik sendrom (MetS) sikligini saptamak ve MetS sikligi ile hastalarin kullandiklari ilaclar arasindaki iliskiyi incelemek amaclanmistir.
Baslo, Aynur - - 2009
Rakow-Penner, Rebecca - - 2009
Dighe, Manjiri - - 2009
Akbar, Syed - - 2009
Manghi, Rita - - 2009
The khat plant contains psychoactive alkaloids with psychostimulant properties, and has been used for centuries as a recreational and religious drug, mainly in some African and Middle Eastern countries. With changing migration patterns, epidemiological and clinical outcomes may have changed. The aim of this article is to review current knowledge ...
Scorzelli, James - - 2009
A systematic random sample of 267 patients who were involved in outpatient detoxification was surveyed. Their records were evaluated, and the demographics, psychiatric diagnoses, and type(s) of substance of abuse of each patient were recorded. The results indicated that there was a significant relationship between an anxiety disorder and whether ...
Quintero, Gilbert - - 2009
Social science research on polydrug use among young adult college students is scant, adopts definitions of this practice that are often devoid of sociocultural context, and emphasizes a very narrow range of use patterns. This article, based on ethnographic interviews from a study of collegiate prescription drug misuse, expands this ...
Heilig, Steve - - 2009
Kelly, Brian - - 2009
Ecstasy use remains a key concern for professionals working in fields related to youth and drug use. At the forefront of these concerns are issues related to neurological dysfunction and depression--both acute and long-term--associated with MDMA use. Ecstasy users have been shown to assess Ecstasy related harms and to engage ...
Geppert, Cynthia - - 2009
Findings from neuroscience research hold promise for improved treatments for and prevention of substance use disorders (SUD), but ethical concerns about psychopharmacological research involving SUD may potentially undermine scientific progress. This article reviews the literature pertaining to seven ethical requirements that elucidate a coherent framework for evaluating the ethics of ...
Gascon, Diana - - 2009
There are conflicting reports regarding the relationship of labor supply and substance abuse. Opioid analgesic abuse, particularly with Oxycontin and hydrocodone, has increased in the past years. Kentucky is one of the states with the highest abuse rate for these substances. The purpose of this trend study is to determine ...
Evren, Cuneyt - - 2009
The prevalence of childhood abuse and neglect (CAN) histories and their associations with alexithymia among male substance-dependent inpatients were studied. Participants were 159 consecutively admitted male substance dependents (115 alcohol and 44 other drugs). Substance dependence was diagnosed by means of the Structured Clinical Interview for DSM-IV (SCID-I), Turkish version. ...
Duterte, Micheline - - 2009
This article presents selected findings from a qualitative study of Ecstasy sellers and their sales practices, knowledge of distribution networks, buyer-seller relationships, and self-reported drug use. In-depth interviews were conducted with 80 men and women who had sold five or more hits of Ecstasy five or more times in the ...
Dannaway, Frederick - - 2009
Many ancient cultures and religions engaged in various techniques and used various substances to instigate religious experience and to alter perception. These techniques of psycho-sexual drug yoga reached an unparalleled level of sophistication that arose and was often cloaked in practical terms of alchemy and metallurgy. The Vedic tradition describes ...
Conner, Kenneth - - 2009
One hundred twenty one opiate-dependent individuals in methadone maintenance treatment at an urban university medical center in the U.S. were administered the Inventory of Drug Use Consequences (InDUC), and 68 subjects provided follow-up assessments at two to six weeks. The sample included 61 (50.4%) women; 86 (71.1%) of the subjects ...
Sheridan, Janie - - 2009
Methamphetamine use has risen in many countries around the world in recent years, and New Zealand is no exception, with the substance having become well-established in the illicit drug market. While there is much published on the individual and social harms of this drug, limited data are available on methamphetamine ...
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Keals-Smith, Cheryl - - 2009
Stewart, Jenny - - 2009
Laslett, Mark - - 2009
Jones, Diana - - 2009
Although not new, the concept of patient, carer and public involvement has been increasingly embedded in health and social care policy, and in recent decades strengthened through statutory requirements. Physiotherapists need to respond to the evolving involvement culture by finding appropriate ways to translate policy into practice in clinical settings, ...
Reiman, Michael - - 2009
Objective: The objective of this paper is twofold (1) determine the quality of current available studies regarding the use of manual therapy intervention for the treatment of lumbar spinal stenosis LSS and (2) determine the effectiveness of manual therapy for the treatment of LSS.
Mandrusiak, Allison - - 2009
Physiotherapists working with young people with cystic fibrosis need a variety of simply administered portable tests of functional capacity suitable for the hospital bedside, clinic, home and community settings. There is no information relating to the reliability of tests such as the six-minute walk test and jump tests in young ...
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