Jennifer W Lee

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The relationship between moderate exercise training (five 45 min sessions/week, brisk walking at 62 beta +/- 2% VO2max for 15 weeks, psychological well-being and mood state was investigated in a group of 35 sedentary, mildly obese women. A 2 (exercise (EX) (N = 18), and nonexercise (NEX) (N = 17) groups) x 3 (baseline, 6-week, 15-week testing sessions)(More)
This study was performed to establish the incidence of catatonia in a psychiatric intensive care unit, to test the Bush-Francis Catatonia Screening Instrument (BFCSI) and to assess the response of catatonic signs to benzodiazepines. During a 12-month period all patients admitted to a psychiatric intensive care unit were screened for catatonic signs using(More)
OBJECTIVE Since the Diabetes Control and Complications Trial, diabetes management goals have changed. The aims of the present study were to assess complication rates, including nerve abnormalities, in adolescents from 1990 to 2002 and to investigate associated risk factors. RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS Cross-sectional analysis of complications was assessed(More)
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to examine the level of cannabis use in psychotic patients admitted to two acute admission wards in New Zealand. Symptomatology was investigated using the Brief Psychiatric Rating Scale (BPRS). METHOD During a 1 -month period, all acute admissions to Tokanui Hospital with psychosis were interviewed and symptoms(More)
The psychotic manifestations of alcohol physical and psychiatric disorders have been documented for many centuries; however, the distinction of the various disorders remains less well defined. Individuals often have comorbid elements of several disorders, and the psychotic phenomenon are often diverse. The psychotic manifestations of alcohol withdrawal,(More)
Catatonia as a clozapine withdrawal syndrome has not been documented. We report a case of excited catatonia with fever, autonomic instability, and delirium--a picture of malignant catatonia (lethal catatonia) after abrupt clozapine withdrawal. The use of conventional neuroleptics transformed the excited malignant catatonia into a stuporous state resembling(More)
  • J W Lee
  • 1996
OBJECTIVE A case of XXYY associated with schizophrenia is presented. CLINICAL PICTURE A European male with tall stature, hypogonadism, and mild grade intellectual handicap with significantly lower verbal than performance Intelligence Quotient (IQ) exhibited features of chronic paranoid schizophrenia, along with impulsive aggression. TREATMENT AND(More)