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Trichotillomania, the compulsive urge to pull out one's hair, is a poorly studied chronic condition affecting 2 to 8 million people, 90% of whom are women. Significant gains have been made about the nature and clinical presentation of this disorder, and yet conceptualizations of trichotillomania remain inconsistent and controversial. Consequently,(More)
OBJECTIVE To measure sex-role beliefs of psychiatry residents and to examine bias in clinical appraisal. METHOD Residents (45 female, 51 male) evaluated 1 of 4 possible clinical case histories-a female or male patient with histrionic personality disorder (HPD) or antisocial personality disorder (APD)-and completed the Sex-Role Egalitarianism Scale (SRES).(More)
The purpose of this study was to examine the attitudes of 338 Chinese secondary school students toward three major disability groups (people who are physically disabled, emotionally disturbed, and mentally retarded) using an adaptation of the American Scale of Attitudes toward Disabled Persons (SADP). We found that physically disabled persons were rated(More)
BACKGROUND The purpose of this study was to investigate risk factors for and factors protecting against Parkinson's disease (PD) in elderly Chinese veterans. METHODS Using a database containing detailed information on the health status of the nervous system in elderly Chinese veterans, univariate and multivariate analyses of factors that may be associated(More)
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