Ji-Yuan Tu

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OBJECTIVES The extensive use of benzodiazepines has been a concern of healthcare providers and policy makers in Canada and around the world. The purpose of this study was to examine temporal trends in benzodiazepine prescriptions dispensed in older people from 1993-1998. DESIGN Retrospective population-based cross-sectional study using administrative(More)
Enquiry into a marginally subnormal hemogram in two adolescents with complex conduct, dysthymic and movement disorders uncovered a striking iron deficiency and prompted a trial of replacing psychotropic medication with iron therapy. The rationale of iron therapy for behavioural disturbance was examined from the clinical, neurochemical and(More)
The concentration of serotonin (5-HT) and 5-hydroxyindole acetic acid (5-HIAA) in various body fluids was measured during the perinatal period in two groups of infants born with normal and pathological conditions, respectively. Evidence was obtained showing that fetal blood 5-HT level was relatively stable, uninfluenced by maternal or fetal factors, and was(More)