OBJECTIVES The present study investigated the association between motor activity and severity of depression in 6 depressed adolescent outpatients. METHOD Motor activity was assessed by actigraphy and the severity of depression was assessed weekly using the CDRS-R. The levels of motor activity were analyzed by considering activity parameters. RESULTS… (More)
The use of ontologies to express the attributes of grid resources can provide a means to explore knowledge in this environment. Unfortunately, many grid initiatives have built their own ontologies, which are incompatible with the others. To achieve interoperability, ontology merge is a very interesting alternative. In this paper, we propose and evaluate a… (More)
A case of post-traumatic, contre-coup Wernicke's aphasia resulting from left posterior temporal hemorrhagic contusion localized by angiography and CAT scan is reported. Categorization of aphasia is reviewed, emphasizing that a fluent language disorder can be elusive to laymen and non-neurologically oriented physicians.
A rare case of infantile myasthenia gravis (congenital type) is reported. The child was 16 months old at the time of the diagnosis, although she presented signs suggestive of the disease since two months earlier. The diagnosis was based solely upon clinical criteria, including immediate response to a therapeutic test with Neostigmine, followed by excellent… (More)
In a patient presenting with long tract motor and sensory signs accompanied by unilateral 12th nerve cranial palsy, we report the successful complete resection of an intra-cranial hypoglossal neurilemmoma. Our case marks the 15th reported observation of such a lesion. The value of computerized tomography in the diagnosis and localization of this type of… (More)