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An association study of dopamine receptors polymorphisms and the Wisconsin Card Sorting Test in schizophrenia
Summary.Dopamine (DA), an important neurotransmitter in prefrontal cortex (PFC), is involved in the pathogenesis of schizophrenia. The aim of the study was to test an association between commonExpand
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Cognitive impairment in adult ADHD--perspective matters!
OBJECTIVE The assessment of cognitive functions of adults with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) comprises self-ratings of cognitive functioning (subjective assessment) as well asExpand
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Effects of the noradrenergic neurotoxin DSP4 on spatial memory in the rat
SummaryPatients with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) show various cognitive impairments such as deficits in attention or working memory. Most symptoms of ADHD are thought to beExpand
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The effects of dietary omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acid supplementation on attention and impulsivity in an animal model of attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)
Background: Attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is one of the commonest psychiatric disorders in children and adolescents. The main symptoms of ADHD are hyperactivity, inattention andExpand
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Gluten-free and casein-free diets in the therapy of autism
Purpose of reviewThe purpose of this study is to discuss the role of gluten-free and casein-free diets in the treatment of autism. Recent findingsIn a recent UK survey, more than 80% of parents ofExpand
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Dietary seaweeds and obesity
Abstract Potential therapeutic benefits of seaweed consumption have been reported in the management of body weight and obesity. In vitro and in vivo animal studies provide the majority of dataExpand
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Spatial Memory in Spontaneously Hypertensive Rats (SHR)
The spontaneously hypertensive rat (SHR) is an established animal model of ADHD. It has been suggested that ADHD symptoms arise from deficits in executive functions such as working memory,Expand
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The Role of Nutritional Supplements in the Treatment of ADHD: What the Evidence Says
Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a common behavioral disorder in children and adolescents and may persist into adulthood. Insufficient nutritional supply of long-chainExpand
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The effects of the neurotoxin DSP4 on spatial learning and memory in Wistar rats
The aim of the present study was to investigate the effect of DSP4-induced noradrenaline depletion on learning and memory in a spatial memory paradigm (holeboard). Since Harro et al. Brain ResExpand
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Circadian rhythms in obsessive–compulsive disorder
The etiopathology and neurobiology of obsessive–compulsive disorder (OCD) are not fully understood. As for altered circadian rhythms associated with OCD, hormonal dysregulation and a delayed sleepExpand
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