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3,4-Methylenedioxymethamphetamine (MDMA) is a potent stimulant and hallucinogenic drug whose ability to regulate neurogenesis in the adult has not been previously investigated. We used 5'-bromo-2-deoxyuridine (BrdU) and Ki-67 as mitotic markers, and doublecortin (DCX) as a marker of immature neurons, to study proliferation, survival and maturation of(More)
CONTEXT Few studies in organ donation have focused on the attitudes and opinions of families who were asked to donate the organs of a deceased relative. OBJECTIVE To determine what variables influenced a family's decision to donate. DESIGN Post hoc investigation using a survey. SETTING Málaga, Spain. PARTICIPANTS Seventy-one people who had been(More)
This study uses hierarchical or multilevel modeling to identify variables that contribute to daily stressors in a population of schoolchildren. Four hierarchical levels with several predictive variables were considered: student (age, sex, social adaptation of the student, number of life events and chronic stressors experienced, and educational level of the(More)
OBJECTIVE The main aim of this research is to study the quantitative evolution of the incidence of AIDS in the 19 Spanish Communities. The hypothesis is that incidence follows a multilevel autoregressive model, where each Community shows random variability around a general process. METHOD On the basis of official data on the number of existing AIDS cases,(More)
One hundred and fifty-five mothers of children with attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) completed a semi-structured interview, the Parenting Stress Index Questionnaire (Abidin, 1990), to evaluate parenting stress. The Parenting Scale (Arnold, O'Leary, Wolff & Acker, 1993) was also administered to measure dysfunctional discipline strategies.(More)
This study examined the impact of medication management compared to a psycho-educational program on parent and teacher ratings of children with combined type ADHD. The study lasted 14 weeks and included 50 children. 17 children took medication, 17 received psycho-educational intervention, and 16 children were assigned to the control group. The measures used(More)
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