Carol Sheei-Meei Wang

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The aims of this study were to compare the quality of life (QOL) between subjects with and without heroin use and to examine the association of QOL with sociodemographic characteristics, characteristics of heroin use, family support, and depression among heroin users at entry to a methadone maintenance treatment program. A group of 123 heroin users who(More)
BACKGROUND The aim of this study was to examine and test the sensitivity, specificity, and threshold scores of the Montreal Cognitive Assessment (MoCA) and the Mini-Mental State Examination (MMSE) and determine those that best correspond to a clinical diagnosis of dementia with Lewy bodies (DLB). METHODS Sixty-seven Alzheimer's disease (AD), 36 DLB, and(More)
AIM Little is known about the concordance rate in twins for dementia with Lewy bodies (DLB). The rate of agreement between clinical and pathological diagnoses for DLB is typically low, necessitating confirmation of the diagnosis neuropathologically. METHODS Participants were 17 twin pairs enrolled in the Duke Twins Study of Memory in Aging in which at(More)
There have been few functional imaging studies of negative symptoms in schizophrenia during the resting state, particularly in Asian patients with schizophrenia. The aim of this study was to evaluate the relationship between regional cerebral flood flow (rCBF) and negative symptoms, and to discuss the association between severity and subgroups of negative(More)
The aim of this study was to explore memory deficits and psychopathology and their relationships with P300 in drug-naïve patients with schizophrenia. The Positive and Negative Syndrome Scale (PANSS) and the Wechsler Memory Scale-Revised were administered. Auditory event-related potentials elicited by an oddball paradigm were obtained. After controlling for(More)
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