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Care arrangements for people with dementia in developing countries
(International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, 2004-02-01) [Artigo]
Background: Rapid demographic ageing will soon lead to large increases in the numbers of persons with dementia in developing countries. This study is the first comprehensive assessment of care arrangements for people with ...
Desempenho em consciência fonológica, memória operacional, leitura e escrita na dislexia familial
(Pro-Fono, 2007-10-01) [Artigo]
Background: familial dyslexia. Aim: to characterize and compare the phonological awareness, working memory, reading and writing abilities of individuals whose family members are also affected. Method: in this study 10 ...
Epidemiology of neurocysticercosis in Brazil
(Revista do Instituto de Medicina Tropical de São Paulo, 1996-05-01) [Artigo]
A revision of literature was done with the objective of tracing an epidemiologic profile of neurocysticercosis (NCC) in Brazil. The prevalence was 0.12-9% in autopsies. The frequency was 0.03-7.5% in clinical series and ...
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 ...
Sudden bilateral deafness from hyperleukocytosis in chronic myeloid leukemia
(Acta Haematologica, 2000-12-18) [Artigo]
Sudden-onset bilateral deafness as a clinical manifestation of hyperleukocytosis in chronic myeloid leukemia (CML) is a rare occurrence. We found only 27 clinical descriptions in 16 published papers. In this work, the ...
Double-blind comparison of venlafaxine and amitriptyline in outpatients with major depression with or without melancholia
(Journal of Psychopharmacology, 2000-03-29) [Artigo]
The purpose of this study was to compare the efficacy and tolerability of venlafaxine and amitriptyline in outpatients with major depression with or without melancholia. This was an 8-week, multicentre, randomized, ...
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 ...
(Central Nervous System Agents in Medicinal Chemistry, 2011-12-01) [Editorial]
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: ...
Risk factors for vascular dementia in elderly psychiatric outpatients with preserved cognitive functions
(Journal of the Neurological Sciences, 2007-06-15) [Artigo]
The aim of the study was to assess risk factors for vascular dementia (VaD) in elderly psychiatric outpatients without dementia, and to determine to what extent clinical interventions targeted such risk factors. Out of 250 ...