Amazing advances have been made in medical sciences since the first international conference on eating disorders (ED) was held in the 1970s, and there have been remarkable changes in the field of ED itself. Back then, virtually all that was talked about was anorexia nervosa; clinicians and researchers were mainly concerned about the possible hypothalamic… (More)
The hepatotoxic effect of cypermethrin and the expression of hepatic genes at the mRNA level, as molecular markers of liver damage, were evaluated in rats following exposure to cypermethrin. The expression of hepatic genes was compared with conventional liver functional tests, and correlations were made by studying the liver at the ultrastructural level.… (More)
BACKGROUND Combined therapy with epidermal growth factor (EGF) and growth hormone-releasing peptide 6 (GHRP-6) in stroke models has accumulated evidence of neuroprotective effects from several studies, but needs further support before clinical translation. Comparing EGF + GHRP-6 to hypothermia, a gold neuroprotection standard, may contribute to this… (More)
The present paper focuses on two patients suffering from delusional jealousy with an uncommon feature. Both cases are women who developed a homosexual delusional jealousy, that is, 'the phantom other' is a person of the same gender as the individual supposedly having an affair. The discussion centres on the possible sociological aspects and changes in the… (More)
A common idea is the that the patients with affective and anxiety disorders recover in a partial way their memories in function of their state. This particular fact can influence the remembrance of the upbringing so that the memory is facilitated for facts congruent with their current affects. The authors apply a questionnaire of upbringing (PBI) to a group… (More)
The utility of the SRQ on the mental health screening in a general population sample is tested on this paper. In terms of a better sensibility/specificity adjustment, and greater adequacy the results show that the best cut-off point is found on 3 affirmative answers. The results are discussed in relation to some others found at the literature.