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Epilepsy in childhood may alter family relationships but the relevance of these changes for the increased rates of psychopathology has been little investigated. This study uses maternal expressed emotion (EE) to examine family relationships of children with epilepsy and the association with high risk for psychiatric disorder. EE was assessed using the(More)
A comparison has been made on the application of SPME and SDE for the extraction of volatile compounds from heated beef and sheep fats with separation and measurement by gas chromatography-mass spectrometry. As far as we know, this report represents the first time that such a comparison has been made for the measurement of volatile compounds in heated sheep(More)
OBJECTIVES To review the etiologies, diagnosis, and treatment options of adolescent endometriosis. METHODS Review of publications relating to adolescent endometriosis. RESULTS Endometriosis occurs in adolescents as young as 8 years of age; furthermore, there have been documented cases of endometriosis occurring prior to menarche. Adolescents presenting(More)
OBJECTIVE To compare family health and characteristics in children with chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS), in juvenile rheumatoid arthritis (JRA), and emotional disorders. METHOD Parents of 28 children and adolescents aged 11 to 18 years with CFS, 30 with JRA, and 27 with emotional disorders (i.e., anxiety and/or depressive disorders) were recruited from(More)
The Open University's repository of research publications and other research outputs Networks, interfaces, and computer-generated images: learning from digital visualisations of urban redevelopment projects Journal Article Copyright and Moral Rights for the articles on this site are retained by the individual authors and/or other copyright owners. For more(More)
Breeding programmes for livestock require economic weights for traits that reflect the most profitable animal in a given production system, which affect the response in each trait after selection. The profitability of sheep production systems is affected by changes in pasture growth as well as grain, meat and wool prices between seasons and across years.(More)
Milton Keynes is a town of around 207 000 people in the south of England. In some ways it is an extraordinary urban development. Designed in the late 1960s to occupy 22 000 acres of Buckinghamshire countryside, Milton Keynes is England's largest new town and its fastest growing urban area (Clapson, 2004)önow slated to gain 70 000 more households under the(More)
Copyright and Moral Rights for the articles on this site are retained by the individual authors and/or other copyright owners. For more information on Open Research Online's data policy on reuse of materials please consult the policies page. abstract This paper begins by reviewing a range of recent work by geographers conceptualising buildings less as solid(More)