Angela L Dixon

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A proportion of human breast cancers result from an inherited predisposition to the disease. Mutations in the BRCA2 gene confer a high risk of breast cancer and are responsible for almost half of these cases. The recent cloning of the human BRCA2 gene has revealed that it encodes a large protein having little significant homology to known proteins. Here we(More)
BACKGROUND Anxiety disorders affect approximately 10% to 20% of young people, can be enduring if left untreated, and have been associated with psychopathology in later life. Despite this, there is a paucity of empirical research to assist clinicians in determining appropriate treatment options. We describe a protocol for a randomized controlled trial in(More)
OBJECTIVE to explore health-care professionals' views about safety in maternity services. This paper identifies aspects of care that are less safe than they should be, possible ways to improve safety, and potential obstacles to achieving these improvements. This study was part of the King's Fund inquiry into the safety of maternity services in England. (More)
Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) has a growing empirical base in the treatment of anxiety among adults and children with other concerns. This study reports on the main outcomes of a randomized controlled trial of ACT and traditional cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) in children with a Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (4th ed.)(More)
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