Lawrence Hermansen

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Comparisons were made between alcoholics and nonalcoholics in a sample of Danish adoptees (mean age 30) and it was found that the alcoholics, as children, were more often hyperactive, truant, antisocial, shy, aggressive, disobedient, and friendless. The literature suggesting a relationship between the hyperactive child syndrome and subsequent alcoholism is(More)
The increasing prevalence of obesity has created a need for alternative counselling sites. This retrospective study evaluates the results of a 12 week slimming course for obese subjects held at Danish pharmacies at one year follow-up. Two hundred and sixty-nine obese (BMI > 25 kg/m2, 32 +/- 4.5 [mean +/- SD]) paid 550 Dkr each for a 12 weeks slimming course(More)
A study was conducted to determine the risk of upper respiratory disease among deployed U.S. Navy shipboard personnel. Between January and June 1989, a Patient Encounter Form was used to collect disease information from 10 U.S. Navy ships. Patients with a diagnosis of upper respiratory infection (URI) on initial sick-call visit were used in this study.(More)
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