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Mirvis, Stuart - - 2009
Alymlahi, Elkhalil - - 2009
Adeniji, Adejimi - - 2009
Sahin, Mustafa - - 2009
Melkersson described a syndrome that consists of peripheral facial palsy and swelling of the lips. Its classical form is characterized by recurrent paralysis of the facial nerve, swelling of one or both lips, and lingua plicata (also defined as "scrotal tongue" or "fissured tongue'). In our case, rheumatoid arthritis, Parkinson's ...
Mohammed, Abdul - - 2009
Primary hyperparathyroidism is not an uncommon disorder and there can be a delay in the diagnosis as it remains mostly asymptomatic. We discuss about this disorder and review the literature. Treatment options which include both surgical and medical therapy are also discussed. We also report an interesting case of primary ...
Demir, Ozgur - - 2009
We report a case of thirty-five years old woman with insulinoma, syndrome of inappropriate secretion of antidiuretic hormone (SIADH). She had a previous history of epidural hematoma operation. She was given oxcarbazepine 300 mg/day because of epilepsy. At the third month of the treatment the patient referred to our clinic ...
Domac, Fusun - - 2009
Myasthenia gravis (MG) may occur in association with other organ- specific or nonspecific autoimmune diseases. In our study, we present a patient with ocular myasthenia, Hashimoto s thyroiditis, and iron deficiency anemia who later developed reactive hypoglycemia. A 25-year-old woman with complaints of fluctuating extraocular muscle weakness, ptosis, and diplopia ...
Abokrysha, Noha - - 2009
Topiramate is an anticonvulsant indicated for the treatment of epilepsy and migraine. More recently, it has been used for weight loss with significant success in some populations who have other indications, such as seizure disorders, in addition to obesity, but has not been reported in female patient with PCOS. I ...
Akinci, Baris - - 2009
Objective: Although metformin crosses the placenta, there is no current evidence whether the use of metformin in pregnancy is associated with increased risk of fetal and maternal complications. The aim of this present study is to investigate the attitudes of Turkish physicians in different specialties in terms of metformin use ...
Kanat, Mustafa - - 2009
Objective: In this study it is aimed to investigate the oxygen-dependent bactericidal activity of leukocytes in patients with diabetes mellitus type 2.
Zanis, David - - 2009
This study examined the predictors of treatment completion among 380 state parole violators consecutively admitted to a comprehensive 12-month drug treatment program in lieu of reincarceration. Offenders were placed on intensive parole supervision throughout the 12-month treatment protocol and received three months of residential substance abuse treatment followed by nine ...
Wilcox, James - - 2009
This article present the cases of two young men with chronic MDMA abuse who later developed movement disorders typical of the Parkinson's syndrome. It is worth noting that both men bought the presumed MDMA from the same illicit source. Potential risks of MDMA use and movement disorders are discussed. The ...
Trichter, Stephen - - 2009
Ayahuasca, a hallucinogenic plant brew from the Amazon basin used as part of healing ceremonies by the local indigenous people of the region for centuries, is now being consumed by growing numbers of people throughout the world. Anecdotal evidence and previous research suggest that there are spiritual effects experienced among ...
Polcin, Douglas - - 2009
Finding a living environment that supports recovery is a major challenge for many clients attending outpatient treatment. Yet it is important because family, friends, and roommates who encourage substance use or discourage recovery can undermine the progress made in treatment. Destructive living environments are most problematic for clients who have ...
Oggins, Jean - - 2009
This article describes Walden House's Enhanced Planetree Intervention Component (EPIC), enhanced substance abuse treatment services that offered minority men mental health services integrated with services for substance abuse and HIV. Of clients entering EPIC in a one-year period, 93% successfully completed treatment, compared to a significantly lower 65% for a ...
Mitchell, Shannon - - 2009
Both heroin-addicted individuals and methadone maintenance patients are likely to face untreated opioid withdrawal while incarcerated. Limited research exists concerning the withdrawal experiences of addicted inmates and their impact on individuals' attitudes and plans concerning drug abuse treatment. In the present study, 53 opioid dependent adults (32 in methadone treatment ...
Klein, Hugh - - 2009
This study examines drug effect-enhancing behaviors practiced by young adult users of the drug, Ecstasy. Between August 2002 and August 2004, 283 face-to-face interviews were conducted with active Ecstasy users. Study participants were recruited in the Atlanta, Georgia metropolitan area using a targeted sampling approach. The large majority of study ...
Hall, Martin - - 2009
The purpose of this study was to examine the prevalence, patterns, and predictors of nitrite inhalant use in antisocial adolescents. Face-to-face interviews were conducted with 723 Missouri youth ([M.sub.age] = 15.5, SD = 1.2) in residential care for antisocial behavior. The lifetime prevalence of nitrite inhalant use was 1.7% (1.3% ...
Denson, Raymond - - 2009
The history of narcotherapy is outlined and reasons are given for its current obsolescence. A modified procedure and two cases in which it has been employed successfully are described. The rationale of narcotherapy and its application to the treatment of post-traumatic stress disorders are discussed and elucidated.
Czuchry, Michael - - 2009
To examine the effectiveness of two visual representation counseling techniques for reducing illicit drug use, participants were randomly assigned to receive standard treatment "as usual" or standard treatment supplemented with free mapping or free plus guide mapping. Each counselor delivered all types of treatment to participants to control for differences ...
Coviello, Donna - - 2009
After drug use stabilization, employment has long been considered an important goal for clients enrolled in Methadone Maintenance Treatment Programs (MMTPs). The integrated counseling and employment intervention described here is a manualized treatment based on interpersonal cognitive problem solving (ICPS) theory. The six-month intervention utilized a problem-solving framework to help ...
Bordnick, Patrick - - 2009
Virtual reality (VR) cue environments have been developed and successfully tested in nicotine, cocaine, and alcohol abusers. Aims in the current article include the development and testing of a novel VR cannabis cue reactivity assessment system. It was hypothesized that subjective craving levels and attention to cannabis cues would be ...
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