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Body size overestimation is a fundamental feature in anorexia nervosa (AN). The extent or even existence of body size overestimation in AN is controversial. The most recent review (Farrell et al., 2005) found that only half the studies reported overestimation of body size in individuals diagnosed with AN. The remaining studies found no overestimation or in(More)
Dopa-responsive dystonia (DRD) is an autosomal-dominant neurological disorder which appears to result from a genetically determined deficiency of striatal dopamine. Pathological evidence suggests that this may be due to the establishment of a reduced number of dopaminergic nerve terminals in the striatum, or to an excessive reduction (pruning) of these(More)
Selection-based (SB) verbal behavior, in most general terms, consists of selecting stimuli from an array, which presumably has some effect on a listener. Topography-based (TB) verbal behavior consists of responses with unique topographies (e.g. speaking, signing, writing) which is also presumed to have some effect on a listener. This article reviews(More)
This research compares the health status of low-income elderly persons in rural and urban areas. Using data from the Social Security Administration's 1973 national survey of low-income aged and disabled, the study demonstrates that the prevalence of many chronic disorders and impairments is significantly greater among the rural aged than for their cohorts(More)
The present study examined whether a revision of the Gardner, Jappe, and Gardner (2009) BIAS-BD figural drawing scale gave more accurate estimations of body size estimation and body dissatisfaction than a prior version. It also examined whether the order of figure presentation led to differing values for body size estimation and body dissatisfaction. The(More)
The affected-pedigree-member (APM) method is a non-parametric method of linkage analysis, which requires no assumptions about how the trait of interest is inherited [Weeks and Lange, 1988, 1991, 1992; Lange and Weeks, 1990; Weeks et al., 1992]. The APM method uses only the affected members of each pedigree who are typed for the marker(s). Based on the(More)
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