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  • 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 ...
  • 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. ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Rule Knowledge Aids Performance on Spatial and Object Alternation Tasks by Alcoholic Patients with and Without Korsakoff's Amnesia 

    Bardenhagen, Fiona J.; Oscar-Berman, Marlene; Bowden, Stephen C. (Dove Medical Press, 2007)
    Delayed alternation (DA) and object alternation (OA) tasks traditionally have been used to measure defective response inhibition associated with dysfunction of frontal brain systems. However, these tasks are also sensitive ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • MRI Parameters Of Alzheimer's Disease in an Arab Population of Wadi Ara, Israel 

    Bowirrat, Abdalla; Reider-Groswasser, Irith I; Oscar-Berman, Marlene; Aizenstein, Orna; Levy, Gad; Korczyn, Amos D (Dove Medical Press, 2005)
    Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) findings are reported from 15 individuals in an Arab–Israeli community who were diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease (AD). The quantitative parameters that were used for MRI analyses included ...
  • The Alzheimer's Disease-Associated Amyloid β-Protein Is an Antimicrobial Peptide 

    Soscia, Stephanie J.; Kirby, James E.; Washicosky, Kevin J.; Tucker, Stephanie M.; Ingelsson, Martin; Hyman, Bradley; Burton, Mark A.; Goldstein, Lee E.; Duong, Scott; Tanzi, Rudolph E.; Moir, Robert D. (Public Library of Science, 2010-3-3)
    BACKGROUND. The amyloid β-protein (Aβ) is believed to be the key mediator of Alzheimer's disease (AD) pathology. Aβ is most often characterized as an incidental catabolic byproduct that lacks a normal physiological role. ...
  • 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 ...

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