D A Waller

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To determine the relationship between Tridimensional Personality Questionnaire (TPQ) scales and bulimia nervosa, TPQ scores of 27 bulimic women, age range 21-59, were compared with values for an age-matched sample of 128 normal control women drawn from the national norming sample by Przybeck. Scores for Novelty Seeking and Harm Avoidance were significantly(More)
OBJECTIVE To compare compliance, psychiatric disorders, and family support in children with insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus (IDDM) hospitalized with diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) and clinic controls. METHOD Twenty-five youths hospitalized with DKA and 25 matched outpatient subjects with IDDM with no history of DKA during the preceding year were assessed(More)
The number of children who undergo cardiac, renal, and liver transplantation continues to increase. This review of the literature describing their cognitive function indicates that deficits ranging from gross IQ delay to subtle neuropsychological dysfunction are present in some of these children both before and after transplantation. However, with the(More)
Presented neuropsychological data from 20 patients between the ages of 4 and 9 years, who had undergone liver transplantation at least 12 months prior to study participation, and compared them to a control group of 20 children with cystic fibrosis. The liver transplant group showed deficits in VIQ, PIQ, visual-spatial and abstraction/reasoning skills, but(More)
Patient noncompliance can sabotage the best clinical efforts to provide effective treatment. Psychiatrists consulting in a medical setting can promote patient compliance by using insights from four conceptual models of psychiatry: medical, psychodynamic, behavioral, and social. The authors describe the models and illustrate their clinical application with(More)