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The inclination of the spinous processes of human cervical vertebrae was measured on a series of 117 columns. The analysis of the biometrical data demonstrates a typology, probably correlated to the morphology of the skull. This study opens for discussion some accepted interpretations related to posture, in human paleontology.
Characterization of cognitive and behavioral complaints is explored in Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and mild traumatic brain injury (MTBI) samples according to the severity of PTSD, depression and general anxiety conditions. Self-reported questionnaires on cognitive and behavioral changes are administered to PTSD, MTBI, MTBI/PTSD and control… (More)
Sagittal sections of the brain-stem made by MRI reveal differences in the angle formed by the medulla and the cord. In order to study the normal mobility of this region of the CNS during flexion and extension of the head, sagittal MRI studies were made in the sagittal plane in 18 young volunteers. The volunteers were in dorsal decubitus with the cervical… (More)
This exploratory study intends to characterize the neuropsychological profile in persons with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI) using objective measures of cognitive performance. A neuropsychological battery of tests for attention, memory and executive functions was administered to four groups: PTSD (n = 25), mTBI… (More)