Diego Mugno

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The objective of this study is to examine the occurrence and characteristic features of obsessive-compulsive behaviours in children and adolescents with Asperger syndrome (AS), with respect to a matched obsessive compulsive disorder group (OCD) and a typically developing control group (CG). For this purpose, 60 subjects (20 OCD; 18 AS; 22 CG), aged 8-15(More)
BACKGROUND Little is known about the Quality of Life (QOL) in parents of children with developmental diseases as compared to other severe neurological or psychiatric disorders. Aims of the present study were: to evaluate QOL in parents of children affected by Pervasive Development Disorder (PDDs), Cerebral Palsy (CP) or Mental Retardation (MR) as compared(More)
We report on a male child born in Rumania, adopted by an Italian family, and who at 10 years of age was submitted to interferon-alpha 2a therapy for chronic hepatitis B. About 30 days after the beginning of the treatment he developed hypomanic mood and psychogenic seizures. Psychological evaluation showed hyperactivity, distractibility, excessive(More)
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