D. Rosen

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The case of a patient who repeatedly injected himself intravenously with elementary mercury in suicide attempts is presented and the toxicological effects of this chemical form and route of exposure of mercury are examined. A review of the literature reveals that elemental mercury, when injected as opposed to inhaled, causes few of the effects typical of(More)
Autism is a neurodevelopmental disorder marked by pervasive impairments in behavior that manifest by three years of age, and sometimes earlier (American Psychological Association (APA), 1994). The characteristic behavioral impairments include hyperactivity, highly repetitive behaviors, emotional indifference, and lack of social engagement and reciprocity.(More)
The authors analyzed 329 referrals for psychiatric consultation from medical and surgical wards. They found depression to be the most prevalent diagnosis (34%), with Major Depression being the most common DSM-III subtype (49%). Depression was predominant in the elderly (p less than 0.05), in women (p less than 0.05), and in patients with a high degree of(More)
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