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OBJECTIVES Research suggests that individuals with posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) are more likely to develop medical conditions and other stress-related psychiatric disorders. Given these findings and others suggesting that PTSD victims may have altered neuroendocrine and immune systems, the hypothesis that Vietnam veterans with PTSD have abnormally(More)
An increasing number of online communities support the open-source sharing of designs that can be built using rapid prototyping to construct physical objects. In this paper, we examine the designs and motivations for assistive technology found on Thingiverse.com, the largest of these communities at the time of this writing. We present results from a survey(More)
BACKGROUND There is a growing recognition that individuals at clinical high risk need intervention for functional impairments, along with emerging psychosis, as the majority of clinical high risk (CHR) individuals show persistent deficits in social and role functioning regardless of transition to psychosis. Recent studies have demonstrated reduced reading(More)
OBJECTIVE To assess the efficacy of brief fatigue self-management (FSM) for medically unexplained chronic fatigue (UCF) and chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) in primary care. METHODS A randomized controlled design was used wherein 111 patients with UCF or CFS were randomly assigned to two sessions of FSM, two sessions of symptom monitoring support (attention(More)
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