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OBJECTIVE To translate into Brazilian Portuguese the Autism Diagnostic Interview-Revised (ADI-R), an extremely useful diagnostic tool in autism. METHODS A case-control study was done to validate the ADI-R. After being translated, the interview was applied in a sample of 20 patients with autism and 20 patients with intellectual disability without autism,(More)
The effects of medroxyprogesterone acetate (MPA) at high dosages on ACTH and cortisol plasma levels have been studied on seven patients which were carriers of ER+ and PR+ neoplasm. ACTH and cortisol plasma levels were studied at 8:00 a.m., before and after a 4-week treatment with MPA at dosages of 1000 mg/die at basal conditions and after a metyrapone(More)
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