Krista L Pekarski

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The authors investigated the effects of an induced emotional mood state on lexical decision task (LDT) performance in 50 young adults and 25 older adults. Participants were randomly assigned to either happy or sad mood induction conditions. An emotional mood state was induced by having the participants listen to 8 min of classical music previously rated to(More)
Spindle cell lipoma of the suprasellar region has not been reported in the literature. We report a case of a 4-year-old male with a suprasellar spindle cell lipoma. The patient presented with headaches and visual disturbances. An imaging study revealed a 4 to 5-mm suprasellar mass that was initially thought to be a lipoma or dermoid cyst. Pathologic(More)
Forensic toxicologists consider detection of 6-acetylmorphine (6-AM) definitive evidence of heroin abuse. This study investigated the possibility that aspirin, when in solution with morphine, may acetylate morphine to produce acetylmorphine (AM). Morphine sulfate-extended release tablets (15 mg) and aspirin (325 mg) tablets were incubated in 50 mL(More)
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