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  • New York, Geneva, Diana Barrowclough, Harnik Deol, Persephone Economou, Torbjörn Fredriksson +116 others
  • 2005
Note As the focal point in the United Nations system for investment and technology, and building on 30 years of experience in these areas, UNCTAD, through its Division on Investment, Technology and Enterprise Development (DITE), promotes the understanding, and helps build consensus, on matters related to foreign direct investment (FDI), transfer of(More)
The incidence of mental and somatic sequelae is very high in the group of persons damaged by the Holocaust. Based on the sociomedical criteria prevailing in Germany, the assessment of persecution-induced reduction in earning capacity of Holocaust victims (vMdE) is mainly orientated towards direct Holocaust-induced somatic and mental sequelae but must also(More)
BACKGROUND Trauma exposure depends of the type of trauma and can result in the development of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). The type of traumatization (such as Holocaust experiences and other sources of trauma) and specific symptoms of PTSD have influences on the outcome, and specific symptoms of PTSD influence personal and professional outcomes.(More)
Stimulation techniques, such as vagus nerve stimulation, are a promising new approach for treatment-resistant depression. Most international studies have used fixed stimulation parameters or have varied the stimulation frequencies. Our retrospective examination of 2 parallel groups of 10 patients each compared low-strength/high-frequency vagus nerve(More)
Originally developed for the treatment of epilepsy, pregabalin has become a compound with a wide spectrum of indications comprising anxiety disorders and chronic pain and is therefore largely prescribed. Thus, it is important for clinicians to be aware of rare, but serious adverse effects. The following report illustrates the case of a 20-year-old male with(More)
AT(1) blockers attenuate hypothalamo-pituitary-adrenal (HPA) axis reactivity in hypertension independently of their potency to lower blood pressure. A reduced pituitary sensitivity to CRH and a downregulation of hypothalamic CRH expression have been suggested to influence HPA axis activity during chronic AT(1) blockade. This study was aimed at confirming(More)