Andrea E Stippel

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The primary objective of this study was to test hypotheses about the relationship between HMPAO-SPECT findings and probable Alzheimer’s disease (DAT) in a relatively large sample of patients diagnosed according to DSM-III-R. SPECT patterns of 20 controls and 116 DAT patients were investigated. Left and right frontal, temporal, parietal and occipital regions(More)
OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to investigate the quality of life of renal donors and their subjective evaluation of the donation during long-term follow-up. PATIENTS AND METHODS We interviewed 11 donors 2 to 3 years after kidney donation. The interviews were audiotaped, transcribed, and analyzed by qualitative content analysis based on grounded(More)
Following an earlier description of the psychopathological conceptions of "communicated insanity" we focus on a remarkable difference concerning the development of the historical terminology. The current operationalized definition is oriented at the originally French conception of the "folie à deux" which includes an adoption of certain delusional ideas by(More)
Little is known about long-term quality of life of kidney donors. We studied subjective experiences of donors before and two years after kidney donation using in-depth interviews of eleven subjects. Interviews were audiotaped, transcribed, and analyzed by qualitative content analysis (grounded theory). Resulting categories of this process were grouped in(More)
When a psychiatric disorder during childhood is on the verge of becoming chronic despite intensive early and guideline-based psychotherapy, the diagnostic classification according to research results ought to be reconsidered. By means of this case review it should be discussed which diagnostic and therapeutic procedure is appropriate, taking into account(More)
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