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(PREM), under the direction of Cheryl Gray (Director, Public Sector). Members of the Board who provided input to the overall update and were responsible for their respective individual VPU updates include (PREM). Representatives from three Vice-Presidencies – LEG, OPCS, and PSI – were recently added to the Board, and they provided helpful input to make the(More)
Fifteen elderly depressed patients were treated by 36-hour sleep deprivation (SD). The depression was unipolar in 3 cases, bipolar in 3, and secondary in 4. Nine of the 15 patients responded to SD, and 6 had a remission (1 with SD alone and 5 with SD plus an antidepressant drug). Some of the remaining 6 patients might have responded if the treatment had not(More)
The Policy Research Working Paper Series disseminates the findings of work in progress to encourage the exchange of ideas about development issues. An objective of the series is to get the findings out quickly, even if the presentations are less than fully polished. The papers carry the names of the authors and should be cited accordingly. The findings,(More)
Evoked responses recorded from the amygdala of the cat after sequentially pairing neocortical and hypothalamizic stimulation showed consistent suippression or depression of the response evoked by the test shocks, regardless of whether the cortical or subcortical site received the preceding conditioning shock. The possibility that functional interaction of(More)
In three centres, 222 patients (Birmingham 70, London 87 and Rotterdam 65 patients) with chronic duodenal ulcer were treated by proximal gastrict vagotomy (PGV) (116 patients) or truncal vagotomy and antrectomy (TVA) (106 patients) in a prospective randomized trial. After 1 year 5 recurrent duodenal ulcers (4.3 per cent) have been recorded in the PGV(More)
A single fasting level of serum prolactin was measured in each of sixty control subjects and eighty-three psychiatric patients of both sexes who had been on neuroleptic therapy for 2-4 weeks (acute treatment) or at least 5 years (chronic treatment) and who were aged either 17-45 or 48-85 years. All groups of patients had significantly higher mean prolactin(More)