Herbert Mathews

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In-patient admission represents a failure of a day care service. The hospital records of 105 patients transferred from the day ward to the in-patient wards were studied retrospectively. Of 2,039 patients treated in the day care ward, 105 (5%) required in-patient admission over a 12 month period. Of these 105 admissions, 17% did not fulfil the criteria for(More)
Objective: This study examined the levels of a major regulator of neuronal survival, brain derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF) in two populations: individuals with multiple sclerosis and chronic fatigue syndrome. BDNF is a protein involved in the maintenance and maturation of both peripheral and central neurons. In patients with multiple sclerosis, BDNF(More)
The amount of illusory movement perceived on the autokinetic test, manifestations of primary process expression on the Rorschach, and creative productivity as measured by the Torrance Tests of Creative Thinking, were collected from 47 volunteer college students. Those individuals who expressed primary process thinking as blatant affect and the fusion of(More)
Background and Objective: Previous research has speculated on the role of pro-and inflammatory immune mediators in the etiologic process of fatigue, with contrasting findings. The preponderance of the evidence supports the role of inflammatory mediators in the disease process of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS). The purpose of this study was to evaluate the(More)
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