Amanda G Harp

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Although the effects of highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) have resulted in substantial improvements in the systemic health of patients with HIV infection, concerns remain that these medications, which cross the blood-brain barrier poorly, may have a less beneficial effect on nervous system function. This raises the possibility that there may be a(More)
BACKGROUND Larger gray matter (GM) volume in healthy children is correlated with higher IQ. Children with neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF1) have larger brains, their magnetic resonance images frequently show T2-weighted hyperintensities, and their IQs are lower. OBJECTIVES To confirm the hypotheses that (1) children with NF1 have larger GM and white matter(More)
OBJECTIVE This study assessed the efficacy of the Marriage Checkup (MC) for improving relationship health and intimacy. METHOD Cohabiting married couples (N = 215, Mage women = 44.5 years, men = 47 years, 93.1% Caucasian) recruited from a northeastern U.S. metropolitan area through print and electronic media were randomly assigned to MC treatment or(More)
Despite the ongoing prevalence of marital distress, very few couples seek therapy. Researchers and clinicians have increasingly been calling for innovative interventions that can reach a larger number of untreated couples. Based on a motivational marital health model, the Marriage Checkup (MC) was designed to attract couples who are unlikely to seek(More)
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