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Further validation of actigraphy for sleep studies.
STUDY OBJECTIVES Actigraphy is generally compared to polysomnography (PSG), which has been considered the gold standard for sleep studies. The objective of the present study was to evaluate theExpand
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WHO Neuropsychiatric AIDS study, cross-sectional phase I. Study design and psychiatric findings.
BACKGROUND Most available studies on the psychiatric, neuropsychological, and neurological complications of HIV-1 infection and AIDS have been conducted in Western countries, on samples ofExpand
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Clinical diagnostic criteria for premenstrual syndrome and guidelines for their quantification for research studies
Premenstrual syndrome (PMS) encompasses a variety of symptoms appearing during the luteal phase of the menstrual cycle. Although PMS is widely recognized, the etiology remains unclear and it lacksExpand
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Involvement of the opioid system in the development and expression of sensitization to the locomotor-activating effect of ethanol.
Previous studies have shown that pretreatment with naloxone (Nlx), an opiate antagonist, attenuates the stimulating effect of ethanol. The purpose of the present study was to determine the influenceExpand
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Pharmacology of lemongrass (Cymbopogon citratus Stapf). III. Assessment of eventual toxic, hypnotic and anxiolytic effects on humans.
A herbal tea (called an abafado in Brazil) prepared from the dried leaves of lemongrass was administered to healthy volunteers. Following a single dose or 2 weeks of daily oral administration, theExpand
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Culturally-sensitive complaints of depressions and anxieties in women.
BACKGROUND Current classifications of Mental Disorders are centered on Westernized concepts and constructs. "Cross-cultural sensitivity" emphasizes culturally-appropriate translations of symptoms andExpand
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Depression assessment in Brazil. The first application of the Montgomery-Asberg Depression Rating Scale.
Cross-cultural investigation in psychiatry is revealing the need for standardised instruments in diagnosing and assessing depression. Recently, a new instrument was developed to evaluate depressedExpand
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Homeopathic Individualized Q-Potencies versus Fluoxetine for Moderate to Severe Depression: Double-Blind, Randomized Non-Inferiority Trial
Homeopathy is a complementary and integrative medicine used in depression, The aim of this study is to investigate the non-inferiority and tolerability of individualized homeopathic medicinesExpand
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Selective antidepressants and cerebrospinal fluid. Lack of specificity on norepinephrine and serotonin metabolites.
Cerebrospinal fluid concentrations of the norepinephrine metabolite, 3-methoxy-4-hydroxyphenylglycol (MHPG), the serotonin metabolite, 5-hydroxyindoleacetic acid (5-HIAA), and the dopamineExpand
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Family interventions for bipolar disorder.
BACKGROUND Pharmacological treatments are the principal intervention for bipolar disorder. Alone, however, they are not sufficient to control symptoms and maintain psychosocial functioning.Expand
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