A J Lasich

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OBJECTIVE The determination of the prevalence of type 2 diabetes in a group of patients suffering from schizophrenia who have been hospitalized in a chronic care facility and to consider the role of factors which may contribute to the increased risk of developing diabetes. METHOD The hospital files of patients suffering from diabetes type 2 were reviewed(More)
Despite the relatively common occurrence of rocking behavior in children, the literature contains little information on the diagnosis, management, and treatment of this condition. The authors report a case of body rocking in an 8-year-old girl, for which they discuss possible etiological factors and therapeutic strategy.
Five hundred and seventy-seven children who attended a child psychiatric out-patient clinic during 1987 were evaluated. Their clinical and demographic characteristics are described and management discussed. High on the list of presenting complaints were poor school performance and behavioural problems. Factors considered as influencing referrals are(More)
The ability of twenty items to separate malingering from mental illness is tested. The items were obtained from the literature and clinical experience. The study used an experimental, cross-sectional design which compared fifty malingering African patients and a control group of fifty African State Presidents' Detainees. The chi-square test and the Fisher's(More)
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