Chun-yan Zhu

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Previous reports have conceptualized theory of mind (ToM) as comprising two components and questioned whether ToM deficits are associated with psychotic symptoms. We investigated 33 nonpsychotic depressed inpatients, 23 psychotic depressed inpatients, and 53 normal controls with the following measures: Eyes Task, Faux pas Task, Verbal Fluency Test (VFT),(More)
Rural–urban female migrant workers living in factories are a special majority group in the city of Shenzhen, China. These female workers came from different provinces of mainland China. The health-related issues and quality of life (QOL) of this migrator have become serious public health and social problems, which have not been well characterized. This(More)
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE Phosphodiesterase type-5 inhibitors (PDE-5 inhibitors) have been suggested as a first-line drug for treating pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH). The aim of present meta-analysis was to fully evaluate the efficacy and safety of treating PAH with PDE-5 inhibitors, focusing on the improvement of 6-min walk distance (6MWD). METHODS(More)
Previous studies have suggested that social cognition deficits, and impaired social functioning, were associated with schizophrenia. However, specificity of the relationships between social cues recognition and social functioning remain largely undefined. The authors speculated that the two were related, and further that recognition of verbal and non-verbal(More)
OBJECTIVE To study the predictors of depression in patients with chronic prostatitis (CP). METHODS We enlisted 49 CP patients in this study, and evaluated their clinical symptoms with NIH-CPSI and IIEF-5, their depression symptoms with the Self-Rating Depression Scale (SDS) and Symptom Checklist 90 (SCL-90), their trait-oriented coping styles with the(More)
Chemical investigation of one entomopathogenic fungus Paecilomyces cateniobliquus YMF1.01799 led to the isolation and identification of six metabolites, which include three new compounds (2-3, and 5) and three known metabolites. Their structures were established by spectroscopic studies such as 1D and 2D NMR and MS analysis. Insect growth experiments(More)
Macrocyclic PKS-NRPS hybrid metabolites represent a unique family of natural products mainly from bacteria with broad and outstanding biological activities. However, their distribution in fungi has rarely been reported, and little has been reported regarding their nematocidal activity. Here we describe an unprecedented class of PKS-NRPS hybrid metabolites(More)
FTY720, also known as fingolimod, is a widely used immunomodulator in multiple sclerosis and multiple organ transplantation. It is also an important protein phosphatase 2A (PP2A) activator. Based on this, a number of studies have recently demonstrated the cytotoxic effect of FTY720 in various cancers. Yet in colorectal cancer (CRC), the underlying(More)
AIM OF THE STUDY To evaluate the antihypertensive effect of total flavone extracts from Puerariae Radix (FEPR). To explore the hemodynamic profiles and pertinent mechanism of the extracts. MATERIALS AND METHODS Acute and chronic antihypertensive effects of FEPR were examined in spontaneous hypertensive rats (SHRs) and reno-hypertensive rats (two kidneys(More)
OBJECTIVE To explore the differences of working memory task performance between male patients with heroin dependence in methadone maintenance treatment (MMT) and healthy controls (HC). METHODS A total of 42 heroin-dependent patients at Huainan City Psychiatric Hospital from May 2011 to October 2011 were compared with 31 gender- and age-matched HCs on such(More)