J M Guillaud-Bataille

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This study concerns the state of physical health and the availability of somatic care for 3,470 adult patients diagnosed as schizophrenic according to the research criteria established by the International Classification of Diseases (ICD-10 F20) and treated in public institutions. These institutions volunteered to participate in the study, whereas the(More)
The distribution of birth rates was examined in 668 schizophrenic patients born in Réunion, a tropical French island in the Southern Hemisphere, and compared with that in the general local population. We failed to observe a significant season-of-birth effect, either in the total sample of schizophrenic patients or in subgroups categorized by gender, age, or(More)
This investigation was conducted in 7 consultation centers in child psychiatry of the Lyon region (France). The aim was to evaluate the influence of the care professional's response to the demands of the consulting party, on the evolution of the child. The investigation is based on what is said about the difficulties of the child, as manifested in the way(More)
The authors present a contribution to the french validation of the self-rating questionnaire of the depression in the elderly proposed by Yesavage and Brink (1982), the Geriatric Depression Scale (30 items). This study focusses on the assessment of the homogeneity and of the unidimensionality of this scale. 99 aged women living in old-people homes or(More)
We studied the social status of psychiatric patients (N = 1085) in care for the first time in the public psychiatric department in an area surrounding Lyon. The survey shows some demographic and social factors characterizing this population. We examined also how clinicians take life-events into account during this first access. The findings are discussed by(More)
The authors present the first results of a case-control study relative to the importance of life events in the 5 years which precede the clinical apparition of breast cancer. This study has examined a group of 100 women of french origin, aged from 45 to 65 years and carriers of a breast cancer which had been diagnosed less than a year ago, as well as their(More)
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