Chantal D Caron

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BACKGROUND Few studies have examined empowerment interventions as they actually unfold in home care in the context of chronic health problems. This study aims to document the empowerment process as it plays out in interventions with adults receiving home care services. METHODS/DESIGN The qualitative design chosen is a fourth generation evaluation combined(More)
We report on an epidemiological-clinical study of the New York (NY) Longitudinal Study temperament model in a consecutive sample of children (N = 814) referred to a child psychiatric center. Temperament comparisons in this clinical population were made by using temperament normative values obtained in previous random samples of the general population in the(More)
An enhanced role and autonomy of perception are prominent in autism. Furthermore, savant abilities, absolute pitch, and synesthesia are all more commonly found in autistic individuals than in the typical population. The mechanism of veridical mapping has been proposed to account for how enhanced perception in autism leads to the high prevalence of these(More)
Amplification of the human epidermal growth factor receptor 2 (HER2) is a prognostic marker for poor clinical outcome and a predictive marker for therapeutic response to targeted therapies in breast cancer patients. With the introduction of anti-HER2 therapies, accurate assessment of HER2 status has become essential. Fluorescence in situ hybridization(More)
Participation refers to the engagement of a person in daily activities and social roles. The goal of this study was to compare changes in older adults' participation over time following a stroke as a function of the presence of deficits in memory, visual perception, executive functions, visual attention or language. A total of 197 persons with stroke were(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate audiometric and clinical results of children fitted with a bone-anchored hearing aid with specific emphasis on speech discrimination in different sound environments after one year of use. METHODS We performed a prospective longitudinal study. Seventeen patients between the ages of 5 and 18 years old were included. All patients(More)
This study compared participation following a stroke according to the presence of specific cognitive deficits. Participation is defined as the involvement of a person in daily activities and social roles. Three weeks after being discharged home, 197 older adults (aged 65 years and older) who had a stroke were evaluated using the Assessment of Life Habits,(More)
Cohen Syndrome (COH1) is a rare autosomal recessive disorder, principally identified by ocular, neural and muscular deficits. We identified three large consanguineous Pakistani families with intellectual disability and in some cases with autistic traits. Clinical assessments were performed in order to allow comparison of clinical features with other VPS13B(More)
This study evaluated a multidimensional treatment of stuttering (awareness training, regulated breathing, cognitive restructuring and relapse prevention) for mild, moderate and severe stutterers. Behavioral measures (percentage of syllables stuttered and rate of speech) and cognitive measures (self-efficacy perception, locus of control and Erickson Scale)(More)
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