E. Miranda Reiter

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OBJECTIVE We investigate whether differences in sleep duration help explain ethnic disparities in body mass index (BMI) among US adolescents. We also evaluate the functional form of the association between sleep duration and BMI, and investigate whether this association varies by sex and ethnicity. PARTICIPANTS AND METHODS We analyzed restricted-use data(More)
We analysed gender-concordance rates among 29 prospectively sampled schizophrenic probands and their 39 affected and 71 unaffected siblings. We did not find any unusual concordance rates. We found no same-gender concordance particularly in siblings affected by schizophrenia and related disorders. We considered unaffected siblings in an additional attempt to(More)
insomnia status and incidence of physical and emotional impairment. " Sleep Medicine. In Press. 3. Lauren Hale. " Inadequate sleep duration as a public health and social justice problem: can we truly trade off our daily activities for more sleep? " 2014.Ethnic variation in the association between sleep and body mass among US adolescents. Do sleep-deprived(More)
We examined the birth distribution of 2,450 schizophrenic and 682 schizoaffective patients first admitted between 1971 and 1992 to the University Hospital for Psychiatry in Vienna. Our data showed an excess of schizophrenic births in the first quarter of the year and a deficit in the third quarter compared with expectation from census data. The quarterly(More)
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