Amber Johnston

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One hundred thirty-nine children younger than 4 years were identified retrospectively from the period of 1993 through 1997 to have an isolated fracture of the shaft of one or both femurs. Abuse was classified as group A (definite, likely, or questionable abuse) or group B (unknown cause, questionable accident, likely accident, or definite accident). The(More)
Anxiety sensitivity (AS) has been linked to a variety of disabling chronic health conditions, including pain-related conditions. A recent study has found that healthy women with high AS reported significantly higher levels of sensory and affective pain on an experimental cold pressor task compared to women with low AS. However, this study found no(More)
Four hundred and eighty-two unvaccinated children from three different age groups (12-18 months, 30-42 months, 54-115 months) in a hepatitis B virus (HBV) endemic area were tested for markers of HBV infection. HBV seromarkers were detected in 52.3% of children and 26.9% were hepatitis B surface antigen (HBsAg) positive. Evidence of infection was related to(More)
Allergic children suffering from learning disabilities, hyperactivity, fatigue, incoordination and irritability who were treated by conventional allergic methods showed a marked improvement in ability to learn, reduction of hyperactivity and incoordination, and ability to perform intelligence tests. The objective neurological studies showed no consistent(More)
Background/Objectives: Psychosis (delusions or hallucinations) is a common clinical feature in patients with Alzheim-er's disease (AD), and is estimated to affect up to half of this patient population. Psychosis is associated with increased cognitive and functional decline as well as greater caregiver burden. However, lack of understanding of the(More)
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