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Season of birth as a risk factor for multiple sclerosis in Brazil
(Journal of the Neurological Sciences, 2013-06-15) [Artigo]
Risk factors for development of multiple sclerosis (MS) are still a matter of debate. Latitude gradient, vitamin D deficiency and season of birth are among the most investigated environmental factors associated with the ...
An exploratory dimensional approach to premenstrual manifestation of obsessive-compulsive disorder symptoms: A multicentre study
(Journal of Psychosomatic Research, 2013-04-01) [Artigo]
Objective: In women with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), symptom severity appears to fluctuate over the course of the menstrual cycle. The objective of this paper was to compare female OCD patients with and without ...
Neurocysticercosis: The enigmatic disease
(Central Nervous System Agents in Medicinal Chemistry, 2011-12-01) [Artigo]
Neurocysticercosis (NCC) is an infection of the central nervous system (CNS) caused by the metacestode larval form of the parasite Taenia sp. Many factors can contribute to the endemic nature of cysticercosis. The inflammatory ...
Childhood trauma in substance use disorder and depression: An analysis by gender among a Brazilian clinical sample
(Child Abuse and Neglect, 2010-02-01) [Artigo]
Objective: In this study, we compared the frequency and intensity of childhood traumas in alcohol- or other drug-dependent patients, in patients with depression, and in a control group without psychiatric diagnoses. Methods: ...
Answer to the Letter to the Editor of A. Hidalgo-Ovejero concerning intradural lumbar disc herniation: Report of five cases with literature review (by L. G. Ducati, M. V. Silva, M. M. Brandão, F. R. Romero, M. A. Zanini; Eur Spine J. doi:10.1007/s00586-012-2631-2)
(European Spine Journal, 2013-06-01) [Carta]
Towards a post-traumatic subtype of obsessive-compulsive disorder
(Journal of Anxiety Disorders, 2012-03-01) [Artigo]
We evaluated whether traumatic events are associated with a distinctive pattern of socio-demographic and clinical features of obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD). We compared socio-demographic and clinical features of 106 ...
Clinical features of pure obsessive-compulsive disorder
(Comprehensive Psychiatry, 2013-10-01) [Artigo]
Objective Psychiatric comorbidity is the rule in obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD); however, very few studies have evaluated the clinical characteristics of patients with no co-occurring disorders (non-comorbid or pure ...
Endoscopic supracerebellar infratentorial parapineal approach for third ventricular colloid cyst in a patient with quadrigeminal cistern arachnoid cyst: Case report
(Clinical Neurology and Neurosurgery, 2013-06-01) [Artigo]
Components of the acoustic swallowing signal: Preliminary study
(Jornal da Sociedade Brasileira de Fonoaudiologia, 2012-12-01) [Artigo]
Purpose: To analyze the components of the acoustic signal of swallowing using a specific software. Methods: Fourteen healthy subjects ranging in age from 20 to 50 years (mean age 31±10 years), were evaluated. Data collection ...