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Undertreatment of Medical Inpatients with Narcotic Analgesics
Abstract Structured interviews of 37 medical inpatients being treated with narcotic analgesics for pain showed that 32% of the patients were continuing to experience severe distress, despite the an...
Disrupted 24-hour patterns of cortisol secretion in psychotic depression.
Plasma cortisol was analyzed every 20 minutes for 24 hours in six psychotically depressed patients and eight normal persons. The depressives, while ill, secreted substantially more cortisol, had moreExpand
Prolactin responses to neuroleptics in normal and schizophrenic subjects.
The prolactin response to neuroleptics can serve as an index of dopamine blockade in humans. Plasma prolactin increments to single doses of chlorpromazine, and prolactin decrements to single doses ofExpand
A comparison of haloperidol and behavior therapy and their interaction in autistic children.
Abstract Haloperidol and behavior therapy, and the interaction of the two treatments were critically assessed with respect to their effects on symptoms and language acquisition in 40 autisticExpand
Undertreatment of medical inpatients with narcotic analgesics.
An improved coupling assembly includes a plurality of resilient spring fingers which engage a plug to hold it against both axial and sidewise movement relative to a socket body. Each of the springExpand
Psychoendocrine Aspects of Acute Schizophrenic Reactions
&NA; Four young male soldiers suffering from first‐episode acute schizophrenic reactions were studied psychiatrically and endocrinologically over a period of months while they received milieu therapyExpand
Effect of haloperidol and L-dopa on plasma prolactin in stalk-sectioned and intact monkeys.
To investigate further possible direct effects of dopamine agonists and antagonists upon the lactotropic cell in vivo, the PRL response to L-dopa and haloperidol was studied in stalk-sectionedExpand
Human prolactin responses to neuroleptic drugs correlate with antischizophrenic potency
THE secretion of prolactin, a pituitary hormone, is regulated by inhibitory and stimulatory influences from the hypothalamus. The primary influence is tonic inhibitory1. Dopamine, a neurotransmitter,Expand
Psychoendocrinology of ego disintegration.
The authors describe the clinical and endocrine characteristics of the state of acute ego disorganization that initiated the schizophrenic episodes of four young men. Corticosteroid excretion duringExpand
The biology of affective disorders.
The clinical features, genetic data, psychopharmacological studies, hormonal abnormalities, and biochemical observations all serve to define major depressive illness as an inherited neurochemicalExpand
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