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Twenty 6- to 17-year-old children with neurofibromatosis 1. (NF1) were compared to 20 age- and sex-matched siblings on a wide range of neuropsychological and behavioral dimensions. In familial cases, diagnostic status was confirmed by gene linkage with greater than 98% accuracy. Visual examinations that included assessments of visual evoked responses (VER)(More)
OBJECTIVE The study tested whether adding up to 18 months of telephone continuing care, either as monitoring and feedback (TM) or longer contacts that included counseling (TMC), to intensive outpatient programs (IOPs) improved outcomes for alcohol-dependent patients. METHOD Participants (N = 252) who completed 3 weeks of IOP were randomized to up to 36(More)
OBJECTIVE The goals of this study were to examine trajectories of blood pressure (BP) in adults with diabetes and investigate the association of trajectory patterns with mortality. RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS A nonconcurrent longitudinal design was used to monitor 3,766 Medicare patients with diabetes from 2005 through 2008. Data were extracted from a(More)
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