J L Greger

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Manganese intake can vary greatly with food choices, water composition, and supplement use. Thus, individuals consuming Western diets consume from < 1 to > 10 mg Mn/d. The levels of manganese intake associated with adverse effects (both deficient and toxic) are debatable. Moreover, many of the symptoms of manganese deficiency (growth retardation, changes in(More)
To assess the effect of zinc supplementation on plasma retinol levels, 24 preterm infants were randomly assigned to receive 400 micrograms.kg-1.d-1 of intravenous Zn or no Zn supplementation. Intakes of protein, energy, and vitamin A were similar for both groups as were day 0 plasma concentrations of retinol, retinol-binding protein (RBP), and Zn. Zn(More)
OBJECTIVE The paper reports on the recruitment of a multicenter study on ambulant prophylactic treatment of schizophrenic disorders. METHODS For a study of the relapse-preventative effect of different dose patterns of Flupentixol, a screening phase was carried out among of 1129 schizophrenic patients. The aim of the screening phase was to establish the(More)
The terms Notfall and Krise, and the semantic problems arising, are elucidated; and an analysis of one years work in provision for emergency psychiatry and stress intervention is presented. Psychoreactive syndromes were found to be most common, followed in second place by psychotic conditions. In third place come disorders in connection with alcohol, which(More)
Authors analysed causes of invalidity in neuropsychiatric diseases within a single district. The share of neurological complaints amounts to 24%. Multiple sclerosis and epilepsy are the most important classes of syndromes. The results was compared with data known by pertinent literature. Demands appearing relevant for expert valuation of that kind of(More)
Three psychotherapy groups consisting of altogether 37 patients took part in communication training after L. Schäbisch and M. Sieme in preparation for group-centred dynamic psychotherapy. The results of pretherapy and post-therapy surveys with the MMPI were tested for quantitative changes using Posthoff and H. F. Böttcher's gnoseologically based test. The(More)
37 patients taken from three psychotherapy groups had completed a course of communication training as preparation for dynamic group psychotherapy. Two anxiety tests were performed at different times before, during and after the therapy. After completion of the communication training, the anxiety diminished as a result of general factors that had come into(More)