Dana Paz

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This study examined the relationship between actual and self-reported neuropsychological deficits, depression, and HIV-1 serostatus. The subjects, who consisted of 479 individuals, 256 who were HIV seronegative (SN) and 233 who were HIV-1 seropositive though still asymptomatic (ASP), were administered a standardized neuropsychological screening battery(More)
The authors examined change in cerebral metabolic function over time by using PET in HIV-infected individuals diagnosed with AIDS. Ten subjects with AIDS received [18F]2-fluoro-2-deoxy-D-glucose PET scans and completed a comprehensive neuropsychological battery. The scan and test battery were repeated after 6 months. Over time, the subjects showed increased(More)
Previous studies have identified age as a risk factor for many neurologic disorders, and a "cerebral reserve" factor has been postulated to explain these findings. This study examined whether age represents a risk factor for HIV-1-related neuropsychological dysfunction. Subjects for study 1 were primarily asymptomatic seropositive (n = 1,066) and(More)
As informatics applications grow from being data collection tools to platforms for action, the boundary between what constitutes informatics applications and therapeutic interventions begins to blur. Emerging computer-driven technologies such as virtual reality (VR) and mHealth apps may serve as clinical interventions. As part of a larger project intended(More)
Eighty-one clinically diagnosed (DSM-III) Hispanic and Anglo schizophrenic subjects were evaluated with a structured diagnostic interview, the National Institute of Mental Health Diagnostic Interview Schedule (NIMH-DIS), and a battery of rating instruments (Brief Psychiatric Rating Scale, Clinical Global Impressions, Global Assessment Scale, and Hopkins(More)
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