Karaman Pagava

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OBJECTIVES To validate the previously proposed classification criteria for Henoch-Schönlein purpura (HSP), childhood polyarteritis nodosa (c-PAN), c-Wegener granulomatosis (c-WG) and c-Takayasu arteritis (c-TA). METHODS Step 1: retrospective/prospective web-data collection for children with HSP, c-PAN, c-WG and c-TA with age at diagnosis <or=18 years.(More)
Previous research has documented the importance of parenting on adolescent health and well-being; however, some of the underlying mechanisms that link the quality of parent-child relationship to health, adjustment, and well-being are not clearly understood. The current study seeks to address this gap by examining the extent to which sleep functioning(More)
Environmental rearing conditions during the neonatal period are critical for the establishment of neurobiological factors controlling behavior and stress responsiveness. Early maternal deprivation in animals consisting of a single 24-h maternal deprivation episode during early neonatal life has been proposed as an animal model for certain psychopathologies(More)
This paper represents the results of investigation establishing a connection of socio-economic factors and adolescents' health in Georgia. Health indicators are extracted from the special anonymous survey on adolescents in Georgia. The socio-economic factors are evaluated by independent experts. Methods based on elements of statistical analysis as well as(More)
In Georgia there is a " State Program of Medical Help to Children without Family Care ". Objectives: to reveal the efficiency of ongoing Program on health state of institutionalized children. Material: the investigation was performed in Tbilisi Infant's Orphanage. A retrospective analysis of 456 children's individual cards containing medical data of period(More)
During antenatal short-term intermittent maternal deprivation the content of epinephrine increased by 123% in the cortex and by 135% in the hypothalamus of 15-day-old rat pups, which is higher than during physiological development, while dopamine content, instead of increasing, decreased by 24% in the cortex and by 35% in the hypothalamus on day 15 of life.(More)
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