Fiona Clark

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The developmental disorder of Williams syndrome (WS) is associated with an overfriendly personality type, including an increased tendency to approach strangers. This atypical social approach behaviour (SAB) has been linked to two potential theories: the amygdala hypothesis and the frontal lobe hypothesis. The current study aimed to investigate heterogeneity(More)
Can a health-care website stimulate its members to become a `community of care and caring', facilitating both medical `information' and personal `support'? This study of MSWatch.com provides conceptual distinctions about `ties' to a `community' and raises questions about communications designed to serve patients with Multiple Sclerosis. An online survey of(More)
BACKGROUND There is currently limited experience on the feasibility and efficacy of autologous stem cell transplantation in elderly patients with diffuse large B-cell lymphoma. DESIGN AND METHODS We analyzed the outcome of 2612 patients with diffuse large B-cell lymphoma treated with autologous stem cell transplantation between 2000 and 2005 and reported(More)
Thirty consecutive patients with hyperthyroid Graves' disease received a 6-month course of antithyroid drugs. Sixteen patients relapsed within 6 months of the withdrawal of antithyroid therapy. All patients with high levels of thyroid-stimulating antibodies (TSAb) at the time of drug withdrawal relapsed within 2 months of discontinuing the antithyroid(More)
The developmental disorder Williams syndrome (WS) has been associated with an atypical social profile of hyper-sociability and heightened social sensitivity across the developmental spectrum. In addition, previous research suggests that both children and adults with WS have a predisposition towards anxiety. The current research aimed to explore the profiles(More)