Eberhard Gabriel

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The relative incidence of the major types of dementia disorders and the agreement rates between clinical and pathological diagnosis were analysed in consecutive autopsy series of 675 demented subjects from 3 hospitals (mean age 79.5 years, SD 9.6). Clinical assessment followed the DSM-III and ICD-9-NA criteria and NINCDS/ADRDA criteria for probable(More)
200 first admissions with functional psychoses were interviewed with PSE and rated simultaneously according to different diagnostic criteria (ICD-9, RDC, DSM-III, St. Louis, Taylor, Vienna Research Criteria). At follow-up 7 years later 186 patients could be traced and a course diagnosis was applied to each patient. Temporal stability of diagnostic criteria(More)
The dopamine hypothesis of schizophrenia was examined by measuring the density of dopamine receptors in the postmortem brains of 81 control subjects and 59 schizophrenics from four different countries. The densities of dopamine receptors in the tissues from the schizophrenic patients had a bimodal distribution in the caudate nucleus, putamen, and nucleus(More)
Many authors have stressed the particular affective behavior in paranoid psychoses, mainly its dysphoric pattern. In 1983, Berner formulated the dysphoric axial syndrome as a third type of the endogenomorphous cyclothymic axial syndrome. In this paper two points are examined: (1) The interrelation between dysphoric and depressive and/or manic affective(More)
In this study we attempted to break down short-term effects of electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) on memory into anterograde and retrograde amnesia, and for the latter we again separated short-term store performances from those connected with the long-term store of memory. Our experiments included complicated learning tasks. Although impairment caused by ECT(More)