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  • Prevalence and Predictors of Health Service Use among Iraqi Asylum Seekers in the Netherlands 

    Laban, Cornelis J.; Gernaat, Hajo B. P. E.; Komproe, Ivan H.; de Jong, Joop T.V.M. (D. Steinkopff-Verlag, 2007-8-3)
    BACKGROUND. A long asylum procedure is associated with higher prevalence rates of psychiatric disorders, lower quality of life, higher disability and more physical health problems. Additional knowledge about health seeking ...
  • The Physician Clinical Support System-Buprenorphine (PCSS-B): A Novel Project to Expand/Improve Buprenorphine Treatment 

    Egan, James E.; Casadonte, Paul; Gartenmann, Tracy; Martin, Judith; McCance-Katz, Elinore F.; Netherland, Julie; Renner, John A.; Weiss, Linda; Saxon, Andrew J.; Fiellin, David A. (Springer-Verlag, 2010-5-11)
    Opioid dependence is largely an undertreated medical condition in the United States. The introduction of buprenorphine has created the potential to expand access to and use of opioid agonist treatment in generalist settings. ...
  • Prolonged Grief Disorder: Psychometric Validation of Criteria Proposed for DSM-V and ICD-11 

    Prigerson, Holly G.; Horowitz, Mardi J.; Jacobs, Selby C.; Parkes, Colin M.; Aslan, Mihaela; Goodkin, Karl; Raphael, Beverley; Marwit, Samuel J.; Wortman, Camille; Neimeyer, Robert A.; Bonanno, George; Block, Susan D.; Kissane, David; Boelen, Paul; Maercker, Andreas; Litz, Brett T.; Johnson, Jeffrey G.; First, Michael B.; Maciejewski, Paul K. (Public Library of Science, 2009-8-4)
    Holly Prigerson and colleagues tested the psychometric validity of criteria for prolonged grief disorder (PGD) to enhance the detection and care of bereaved individuals at heightened risk of persistent distress and ...
  • Development of a Multi-Layered Psychosocial Care System for Children in Areas of Political Violence 

    Jordans, Mark J. D.; Tol, Wietse A.; Komproe, Ivan H.; Susanty, Dessy; Vallipuram, Anavarathan; Ntamatumba, Prudence; Lasuba, Amin C.; de Jong, Joop T.V.M. (BioMed Central, 2010-6-16)
    Few psychosocial and mental health care systems have been reported for children affected by political violence in low- and middle income settings and there is a paucity of research-supported recommendations. This paper ...
  • Frontal Brain Dysfunction in Alcoholism with and without Antisocial Personality Disorder 

    Oscar-Berman, Marlene; Valmas, Mary M.; Sawyer, Kayle S.; Kirkley, Shalene M.; Gansler, David A.; Merritt, Diane; Couture, Ashley (Dove Medical Press, 2009-06-10)
    Alcoholism and antisocial personality disorder (ASPD) often are comorbid conditions. Alcoholics, as well as nonalcoholic individuals with ASPD, exhibit behaviors associated with prefrontal brain dysfunction such as increased ...
  • Attention-Deficit-Hyperactivity Disorder and Reward Deficiency Syndrome 

    Blum, Kenneth; Chen, Amanda Lih-Chuan; Braverman, Eric R.; Comings, David E; Chen, Thomas J. H.; Arcuri, Vanessa; Blum, Seth H.; Downs, Bernard W.; Waite, Roger L.; Notaro, Alison; Lubar, Joel; Williams, Lonna; Prihoda, Thomas J.; Palomo, Tomas; Oscar-Berman, Marlene (Dove Medical Press, 2008)
    Molecular genetic studies have identified several genes that may mediate susceptibility to attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). A consensus of the literature suggests that when there is a dysfunction in the ...
  • Test of Variables of Attention (TOVA) as a Predictor of Early Attention Complaints, an Antecedent to Dementia 

    Braverman, Eric R.; Chen, Amanda Lih-Chuan; Chen, Thomas J. H.; Schoolfield, John D; Notaro, Alison; Braverman, Dasha; Kerner, Mallory; Blum, Seth H.; Arcuri, Vanessa; Varshavskiy, Michael; Damle, Uma; Downs, B. William; Waite, Roger L.; Oscar-Berman, Marlene; Giordano, John; Blum, Kenneth (Dove Medical Press, 2010-10-15)
    The goal of this study was to determine if impairments detected by the test of variables of attention (TOVA) may be used to predict early attention complaints and memory impairments accurately in a clinical setting. We ...
  • Cognitive-Behavior Therapy (CBT) for Panic Disorder: Relationship of Anxiety and Depression Comorbidity with Treatment Outcome 

    Allen, Laura B.; White, Kamila S.; Barlow, David H.; Shear, M. Katherine; Gorman, Jack M.; Woods, Scott W. (Springer US, 2009-7-24)
    Research evaluating the relationship of comorbidity to treatment outcome for panic disorder has produced mixed results. The current study examined the relationship of comorbid depression and anxiety to treatment outcome ...
  • Benefits of Stimulus Congruency for Multisensory Facilitation of Visual Learning 

    Kim, Robyn S.; Seitz, Aaron R.; Shams, Ladan (Public Library of Science, 2008-1-30)
    BACKGROUND. Studies of perceptual learning have largely focused on unisensory stimuli. However, multisensory interactions are ubiquitous in perception, even at early processing stages, and thus can potentially play a role ...
  • Activation instead of Blocking Mesolimbic Dopaminergic Reward Circuitry Is a Preferred Modality in the Long Term Treatment of Reward Deficiency Syndrome (RDS): A Commentary 

    Blum, Kenneth; Chen, Amanda Lih Chuan; Chen, Thomas J. H.; Braverman, Eric R.; Reinking, Jeffrey; Blum, Seth H.; Cassel, Kimberly; Downs, Bernard W.; Waite, Roger L.; Williams, Lonna; Prihoda, Thomas J.; Kerner, Mallory M.; Palomo, Tomas; Comings, David E.; Tung, Howard; Rhoades, Patrick; Oscar-Berman, Marlene (BioMed Central, 2008-11-12)
    BACKGROUND AND HYPOTHESIS. Based on neurochemical and genetic evidence, we suggest that both prevention and treatment of multiple addictions, such as dependence to alcohol, nicotine and glucose, should involve a biphasic ...

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