Chiu-Hsia Su

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This study aimed to evaluate the relation of handedness to schizotypal personality, with the influence of different handedness measures and age on the relationship investigated as well among representative samples of school students and community adults in Taiwan, where social pressure against certain left-handed actions was strong. In a total of 175(More)
OBJECTIVE Carbapenem-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii (CRAB) has emerged as an important pathogen causing healthcare-associated infections (HAIs) in Taiwan. The present study is aimed to investigate the epidemiology of HAIs caused by CRAB and the association of CRAB infection and hospital usage of different antimicrobials. METHODS Two nationwide(More)
The present study aimed to investigate genetic and environmental influences on behavioral problems, personality features, and neuropsychological performance among adolescents in Taipei, Taiwan. Between 1996 and 1998, with the assistance of the Twin Association and junior high schools in Taipei City, we solicited a list of twins from 51 junior high schools(More)
BACKGROUND Staphylococcus aureus is a leading cause of healthcare-associated infections (HAIs), but the impact of S. aureus HAIs on the long-term survival and functional status of hospitalized patients remain unknown. This study aimed to examine whether S. aureus HAIs increase the risks for long-term mortality and disability. METHODS We conducted a(More)
This study aimed to examine the relative contribution of genes and environment to psychometrically measured schizotypy and the causes for the covariation between different dimensions of schizotypy in a total of 330 pairs of twins and 36 same-sex sib-pairs aged 12-16 and systematically recruited from junior high schools in Taipei. Twins' zygosity was(More)
This study aimed to evaluate whether twinning might influence handedness and the relative contribution of genetic and environmental factors to handedness in a total of 321 pairs of twins, 36 same-sex sib-pairs, and 1020 singletons, aged 12-16 and systematically recruited from the junior high schools in Taipei. Twins' zygosity was determined by a combination(More)
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