Kathleein O'Connor

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The present study investigated the tolerability, safety profile, and anti-obsessional efficacy of sertraline, a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor, during long-term treatment of patients with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD). Fifty-nine OCD patients who had completed a 1 year double-blind, fixed dose study comparing sertraline and placebo(More)
The purpose of the current study was to examine the viability of conducting a theory-based physical activity (PA) intervention on men with prostate cancer, and the impact of PA on quality of life (QOL). Participants were 31 men, average age of 67 years, with localized or metastatic prostate cancer undergoing androgen deprivation therapy (ADT). Global QOL,(More)
This study tested the hypothesis that patients suffering from non-organic ('psychogenic') dizziness would score higher on Witkins' frame dependence test than a group of dizzy patients with peripheral organic damage. A computerized version of the portable rod and frame test was administered to a group of 10 chronic ENT patients with peripheral vestibular(More)
Motor potentials associated with a motor task and with the initiation of the smoking act were recorded from two groups of 5 introverted and 5 extraverted smokers during sham and real smoking sessions on two separate occasions. The aim was to test hypotheses derived by O'Connor from the motor model of smoking: firstly, that change in background motor set(More)
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