Esther A Goldstein

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OBJECTIVE Antidepressants have been associated with the induction of mania and rapid cycling. This study examined whether antidepressant-associated manic states differ in any way from spontaneous mania. METHOD Forty-nine consecutive inpatients with antidepressant-associated manic states were compared with 49 matched inpatients with spontaneous mania in a(More)
This study's objective was to find out if HIV prevention program planners seek out science in designing interventions, and if not, where they turn for prevention information. Researchers conducted a survey of 284 program managers of AIDS prevention programs across the United States. Respondents' three most important sources of information were peers and(More)
The aim of this study was to correlate amplitude-integrated electroencephalography soon after birth with neurodevelopmental outcome in children who suffered from hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy. Near term infants with hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy and amplitude-integrated electroencephalography recording before 6 hours of age were included. Neurologic and(More)
A child with the distinguishing characteristics of Weissenbacher-Zweymuller syndrome (WZS), a rare syndrome characterized by multiple skeletal and radiological abnormalities, dwarfism and developmental delays, was followed from birth to eight years. Follow-up showed that the radiographic anomalies eventually disappeared, and that height, motor, cognitive(More)
AIM Individuals with congenital insensitivity to pain with anhidrosis (CIPA) are reported to have mental retardation* but to our knowledge no detailed study on the subject has ever been published. The present study assessed and documented cognitive and adaptive behaviour among Arab Bedouin children with CIPA. METHODS Twenty-three Arab Bedouin children (12(More)
Community-based research is becoming very important in the HIV epidemic, and is being used more often in the evaluation and funding of programs. Traditionally, however, HIV researchers and community-based organizations (CBOs) have not worked together to share ideas and information. This problem has hindered the translation of research findings into HIV(More)
The biopsychosocial challenges of living with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) have changed over time and they dictate the need for relevant medical services. The meaning of an HIV diagnosis has moved from a terminal to a manageable condition with the development of antiretrovirals, bringing profound changes to the experience of living with HIV and the(More)
This paper reports on a study of the cross-national trends in health status during the economic transition and associated health sector reforms in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE). The central premise is that before long-run gains in health status are realized, the transition towards a market economy and adoption of democratic forms of government should(More)