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Pharmacogenetics of Tardive Dyskinesia: Combined Analysis of 780 Patients Supports Association with Dopamine D3 Receptor Gene Ser9Gly Polymorphism
Variability among individuals in their therapeutic response to psychotropic drugs and in susceptibility to adverse effects is considerable. Pharmacogenetics addresses the contribution of geneticExpand
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Networks uncover hidden lexical borrowing in Indo-European language evolution
Language evolution is traditionally described in terms of family trees with ancestral languages splitting into descendent languages. Expand
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Suicide attempts in schizophrenia and affective disorders with relation to some specific demographical and clinical characteristics.
Demographical and clinical characteristics have been reported to modulate the risk for suicide. This study analysed demographical and clinical characteristics with respect to lifetime suicideExpand
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Psychosocial problems in traumatized refugee families: overview of risks and some recommendations for support services
This article is an abridged version of a report by an advisory council to the German government on the psychosocial problems facing refugee families from war zones who have settled in Germany. ItExpand
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Computer-Assisted Phenotype Characterization for Genetic Research in Psychiatry
We develop a computer-assisted phenotype characterization inventory, built around the backbone of a relational database, that can be used for psychiatric genetic research. Expand
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CYP2D6 polymorphism and tardive dyskinesia in schizophrenic patients.
Antipsychotic drug-induced tardive dyskinesia (TD) is a serious problem during psychopharmacologic treatment of schizophrenic patients. In search of genetic factors contributing to TD, there is aExpand
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Why should we bother? Ethical and social issues in individualized medicine.
Individualized medicine, methodologically rooted in pharmacogenetics and pharmacogenomics, is now venturing into clinical application. Prescribing the right drug in the right dose to the rightExpand
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Depression and QOL in patients with ALS: how do self-ratings and ratings by relatives differ?
BackgroundAmyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) is a lethal neurodegenerative disease affecting the motor nervous system and currently lacking effective means of treatment. The focus of ALS treatmentExpand
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Die Rolle der anthropologischen Psychiatrie in der Vorbereitungszeit der Psychiatrie-Enquete und Psychiatriereform in der Bundesrepublik Deutschland
Anliegen Analyse der Wahrnehmung des Einflusses der daseinsanalytisch-anthropologischen Psychiatrie im Vorfeld der Psychiatrie-Enquete in der BRD. Methode Inhaltsanalyse von Experteninterviews sowieExpand
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Human–Animal Chimeras: Not Only Cell Origin Matters
Human–animal chimeras, mosaics, and hybrids can be obtained by different procedures and on very different levels. Depending on the applied techniques, the biological input, the outcome and ethicalExpand
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