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1. The authors studied within-session changes in P50 suppression occurring in a group of 28 normal subjects. 2. A conditioning-testing paradigm was used with 120 pairs of 110 Db peak intensity clicks. Clicks were of 0.04 msec duration, 500 msec separation and delivered through headphones at 10 second intervals. 3. Mean P50 suppression ranged from 60.5%(More)
OBJECTIVE This study compared the prevalence of the metabolic syndrome among outpatients with schizophrenia and schizoaffective disorder receiving clozapine with a matched comparison group from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey. METHOD Ninety-three outpatients and a matched group of 2,701 comparison subjects were compared according to(More)
BACKGROUND Treatment with antipsychotic drugs has been associated with increased risk for developing diabetes mellitus. Recent consensus statements suggest that clozapine may pose an especially high risk. The purpose of this study is to examine the prevalence and clinical-demographic correlates of diabetes among outpatients with DSM-IV-diagnosed(More)
BACKGROUND Recent studies have suggested that patients receiving atypical antipsychotic drugs are at increased risk for developing diabetes mellitus. The purpose of this study is to examine the prevalence of diabetes in a group of adults with schizophrenia and other severe mental disorders receiving atypical antipsychotic drugs within a community mental(More)
Clozapine is known as the first 'atypical' medication and is effective in people who have treatment-resistant schizophrenia. Its 1990 emergence in the USA was marked by considerable controversy over its high cost, due in large part to having been both the first new antipsychotic medication to come to market in over a decade and the need for comprehensive(More)
OBJECTIVE An emerging adaptation of the assertive community treatment model is forensic assertive community treatment (FACT), which aims to prevent criminal recidivism. This study examined predictors of arrest among patients in a prototype program and considered the implications of study findings for future development of the FACT model. METHODS(More)
PURPOSE The purpose of this study was to examine the prevalence, correlates, and symptom profiles of depressive disorders in men with a history of military service. METHODS Data were obtained from the 2006 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System survey. Multivariable logistic regressions were used to identify correlates of lifetime and current(More)
OBJECTIVE This study examined the prevalence of mental disorder symptoms among adult probationers and the probability of mental health service use. METHODS Data from the 2001 National Household Survey on Drug Abuse were used to obtain information on adults reporting mental disorder symptoms who had been on probation within the past year and those who had(More)
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