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The authors document the childhood neuropsychiatric and family characteristics of nine male subjects who were clinically evaluated as adolescents and were later arrested for murder. Those subjects are compared with 24 incarcerated delinquents who did not go on to commit violent offenses. The future murderers displayed a constellation of biopsychosocial(More)
OBJECTIVE To examine whether a social cognitive therapy (SCT) intervention increases continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) use compared to equivalent social interaction (SI) time. PARTICIPANTS Individuals with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) referred for CPAP therapy. INTERVENTION Participants received a 30-min group education session regarding OSA(More)
OBJECTIVE The aim was to show the limitations of the case-mix "based on attendance", which take into account neither the seriousness of the diagnoses nor the comorbidity. DESIGN A crossover descriptive study of a retrospective nature. SETTING In New York, in two centres located in the Hispanic community of Upper Manhattan and a third in the Presbyterian(More)
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