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Psychological testing, cerebral blood flow (CBF) measurement, and computed tomographic scan were performed before and 3 months after operation in 31 patients subjected to endarterectomy of the internal carotid artery (ICA) because of transient ischemic attacks and in 11 control patients operated on for atherosclerosis of the lower extremities. In(More)
Psychological testing was performed in 25 patients (mean age 56 years) with transient ischaemic attacks and/or minor strokes and with angiographically verified internal carotid artery stenosis. The effects of carotid endarterectomy on intellectual functions were evaluated postoperatively at 2 weeks and 8 months respectively. Preoperatively the mean test(More)
BACKGROUND In the 1980s, suicide rates in Denmark were among the highest in the world. In 1992, a Suicide Prevention Centre was opened in Copenhagen with a 2-week programme of social and psychological treatment. The aim of the study was to evaluate the effect of the Suicide Prevention Centre. METHODS In a quasi-experimental study, 362 patients in the(More)
Some theoretical implications from amphetamine-based models of psychosis were tested during a study of stereotyped responding by schizophrenic patients. Non-institutionalized Danish schizophrenic outpatients (N = 17) and their matched normal controls were asked to guess on which side (R or L) a cross (+) would appear on a computer screen. The sequence of(More)
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