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Glioma is the most common adult primary brain tumor. Its most malignant form, glioblastoma multiforme (GBM), is almost invariably fatal, due in part to the intrinsic resistance of GBM to radiation- and chemotherapy-induced apoptosis. We analyzed B-cell leukemia-2 (Bcl-2) anti-apoptotic proteins in GBM and found myeloid cell leukemia-1 (Mcl-1) to be the(More)
Postnatal blues have been regarded as brief, benign and without clinical significance. However, several studies have proposed a link between blues and subsequent depression but have methodological problems. We report a prospective, controlled study of postpartum women with severe blues which uses systematically devised and validated instruments for that(More)
Nine women who had undergone hysterectomy and oophorectomy and who previously suffered from severe premenstrual syndrome (PMS) were given estrogen and progesterone in a naturalistic single-blind paradigm. The 13-item Beck Depression Inventory, Spielberger State Anxiety Inventory, Menstrual Distress Questionnaire and the Daily Ratings Form of the(More)
OBJECTIVE This article aims to draw psychiatrists' attention to the problem of family violence and offer pragmatic guidance to detect and manage family violence in the psychiatric context. METHODS Selective narrative review. RESULTS Family violence involves complex interactions between societal, cultural, family and individual factors. Awareness and(More)
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