Gary W Diamond

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BACKGROUND The prevalence rates of pervasive developmental disorder (PDD) have risen in the West over the last 10 years. There is argument over the etiology of this change in rates. Social and cultural processes including migration have been hypothesized. Israel, as a country of ongoing immigration with a national registry of children diagnosed with PDD,(More)
The cognitive status of 12 clinically stable children with congenital HIV infection, nine of whom were neurologically impaired, age three to nine years, was assessed using the Kaufman ABC test. Seven of the children had ARC; five were diagnosed as having AIDS. The same children were evaluated by standard neurologic examinations with Characterization of tone(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the rate of depressive symptomatology and possible underlying factors in adoptive mothers during the transition to motherhood. DESIGN Cohort survey. SETTING General Community. PARTICIPANTS Thirty-nine adoptive mothers of reproductive age registered with international adoption agencies. INTERVENTIONS All women completed the(More)
High rates of neurological complications related to congenital HIV infection have been reported, but often it has been difficult to delineate those clinical impairments specifically related to viral infection of the developing nervous system. The present study attempted to hold causative environmental factors constant by comparing the neurodevelopmental and(More)
We report a case of orofacial dyskinesia in a 6-year-old female with attention-deficit-hyperactivity disorder who received a low dose of methylphenidate. The orofacial dyskinesia appeared immediately and subsided rapidly on the same day in an "on-off" fashion and on 3 separate days when methylphenidate was taken. To our knowledge this particular side effect(More)
Developmental abnormalities in 16 pediatric patients with AIDS or AIDS-Related Complex (ARC) were previously described. Neurological deterioration was in evidence on follow-up in 9 of the children, 5 died since the original assessments were performed. Ten patients were reevaluated 14 months later by cognitive testing. Two showed greater progress than(More)
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