Bernard J. Cohen

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The pattern of brain asymmetries was visualized on computed tomography (CT) scan in patients with a single acute cerebrovascular lesion. Patients were divided into those with typical or reversed frontal and/or occipital asymmetries. Among patients with a typical occipital asymmetry, those with left frontal or left basal ganglia lesions showed a(More)
This study examined the relationship between actual and self-reported neuropsychological deficits, depression, and HIV-1 serostatus. The subjects, who consisted of 479 individuals, 256 who were HIV seronegative (SN) and 233 who were HIV-1 seropositive though still asymptomatic (ASP), were administered a standardized neuropsychological screening battery(More)
This chart review study compared 54 schizophrenic patients with onset of illness after age 45 years to 54 young and 22 elderly patients with early-onset schizophrenia (before age 45). The index group was more likely to have visual, tactile, and olfactory hallucinations; a greater number of different types of hallucinations; persecutory delusions; and(More)
Surveillance of rubella in England and Wales has included immunoglobulin M testing of oral (crevicular) fluid from reported case-patients since 1994. The need for laboratory confirmation to monitor rubella elimination is emphasized by poor sensitivity (51%, 95% confidence interval 48.9%-54.0%) and specificity (55%, 95% confidence interval 53.7%-55.6%) of(More)
Cognitive performance on the Mini-Mental State Examination (MMSE) was assessed in depressed patients (diagnosis of major depression) with cerebrovascular lesions, with Parkinson's disease, or with functional depression (no known brain lesions). Controls for patients with brain lesions or Parkinson's disease were nondepressed patients with the same(More)
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