This report presents the case of a patient with a naturally occurring, nonsurgical, frontal lesion who exhibited superior performances on the Wisconsin Card Sorting Test (WCST) and Halstead's Category Test (HCT) as an exception to the widely accepted clinical rule that patients with dorsolateral frontal damage are necessarily impaired with respect to… (More)
The effect of an aqueous extract of valerian (Valeriana officinalis L.) root on subjectively rated sleep measures was studied on 128 people. Each person received 9 samples to test (3 containing placebo, 3 containing 400 mg valerian extract and 3 containing a proprietary over-the-counter valerian preparation). The samples, identified only by a code number,… (More)
Donors screened by medical social history interview negative for high risk behavior or communicable disease history, but subsequently exhibiting reactive serological markers, emphasize importance of duel safe guarding factors for determining donor suitability. This report examines a relationship between two immunoabsorption assay tests, hepatitis B core… (More)
Background and behavior of 90 children identified as fire-setters in a population of 544 referred for residential treatment is presented. None exhibited fire-setting behavior while in residential treatment, but questions are raised about alternative treatments achieving the same result. A current bibliography is provided.
70 children with chronically relapsing mild-to-severe upper-respiratory-tract infections during autumn and winter participated in a six month double-blind placebo-controlled trial: 38 of them received about 1-25 mg/kg of levamisole twice daily for two consecutive days every week, the others were given placebo. During each of the three trial periods,… (More)