Kathrin Thomann

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BACKGROUND Multiple personality disorder (MPD) is characterized by the existence of two or more personality states that recurrently exchange control over the behavior of the individual. Numerous reports indicate physiological differences, including significant differences in ocular and visual function, across alter personality states in MPD. METHODS The(More)
INTRODUCTION The nature of deficits in tests of sustained attention, planning and attentional set-shifting has not been investigated in neuroleptic-naïve first-episode (FE) schizophrenia patients. Based on previous literature of chronic and medicated FE schizophrenia patients, we predicted that the neuroleptic-naïve patients would show deficits in these(More)
OBJECTIVE The aim of the study was to determine the sensitivity, specificity and accuracy of noninvasive tests for the fetal rhesus CcEc (RHCE) alleles C, c and E in early pregnancy. DESIGN A prospective clinical trial was carried out to evaluate diagnostic accuracy. SETTING Women were recruited at four centres specialising in prenatal diagnosis.(More)
For most people, walking is an automatic, unconscious activity, characteristic of each individual. Patterns of gait can be reflective of a person's body structure, occupation, and personality, as well as health status. Most parents who watch an infant beginning to walk realize that locomotion is a highly complex, learned process. Years of training and(More)
BACKGROUND As a direct extension of the nervous system, the eye may be involved in a number of nervous system diseases and disorders. METHODS The previous ophthalmic and medical literature was evaluated and organized into an orderly review of the literature with recommendations for the examination of patients with neurologic dysfunctions. RESULTS Many(More)
Bone scintigraphy (bone scanning) is a sensitive diagnostic tool used to detect the presence and extent of primary and secondary bone disease. Unlike X-rays, MRI, and CT scans, which focus primarily on structural anatomy, bone scans depict the dynamic physiologic response of bone to an insult. We review bone scanning principles, their indication in eye(More)
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