BACKGROUND Although substantial evidence suggests that stressful life events predispose to the onset of episodes of depression and anxiety, the essential features of these events that are depressogenic and anxiogenic remain uncertain. METHODS High contextual threat stressful life events, assessed in 98 592 person-months from 7322 male and female adult… (More)
BACKGROUND While the role of genetic factors in self-report measures of emotion has been frequently studied, we know little about the degree to which genetic factors influence emotional facial expressions. METHOD Twenty-eight pairs of monozygotic (MZ) and dizygotic (DZ) twins from the Minnesota Study of Twins Reared Apart were shown three emotion-inducing… (More)
A. Revealing the complexity of a monogenic disease: rett syndrome exome sequencing.(2)-Dihomo-isoprostanes and brain white matter damage in stage 1 Rett syndrome.Isoprostanes in soft oral tissues and degree of oral disability after mandibular third molar surgery. Non-protein-bound iron and 4-hydroxynonenal protein adducts in classic autism. Brain Dev.… (More)
Aim of the study To evaluate the results of surgical treatment of duodeno-pancreatic neoplasms in elderly patients, in terms of mortality , morbidity and survival. From 01/01/1994 to 01/10/2008 48 patients aged more than 65 years old, 29 males (60.42%), 19 females (39.58%) mean age 67 years old (range 65–81), underwent radical surgery for duodeno-pancreatic… (More)
Although substantial evidence suggests that stressful life events predispose to the onset of episodes of depression and anxiety, the essential features of these events that are depressogenic and anxiogenic remain uncertain.
The present study uses a population-based sample of 6,806 adult twins from same-sex and opposite-sex twin pairs to examine sex differences in the underlying genetic and environmental architecture of the development of antisocial behavior (AB). Retrospective reports of AB during three different developmental periods were obtained: prior to age 15 years… (More)