Margaret L. Walker

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OBJECTIVE The authors examined the applicability of personality disorder criteria to adolescent inpatients by evaluating internal consistency and criterion overlap. METHOD Thirty-eight adolescents and 28 adults were assessed with the Personality Disorder Examination. Within-category cohesiveness (internal consistency) of the criteria was evaluated by(More)
Menopause in women occurs at mid-life. Chimpanzees, in contrast, continue to display cycles of menstrual bleeding and genital swelling, suggestive of ovulation, until near their maximum life span of about 60 years. Because ovulation was not confirmed hormonally, however, the age at which chimpanzees experience menopause has remained uncertain. In the(More)
Behavioral and physiological data were collected over a three-year period on a colony of compound-housed rhesus monkeys (Macaca mulatta) to examine endocrine influences on sexual behavior. The reproductive performance of the experimental animals was compared to controls which were not routinely handled. The groups did not differ significantly with regard to(More)
We examined gender differences in DSM-III-R personality disorders in psychiatrically hospitalized young adults. Structured diagnostic interviews were reliably performed on a consecutive series of 118 inpatients. Men were significantly more likely to meet criteria for cluster A, schizotypal, and antisocial personality disorders. To reduce variability due to(More)
Curiosity and general activity characteristics in different squirrel monkey (Saimiri sciureus) phenotypes were assessed. Ten infant squirrel monkeys, representing 2 subspecies (Bolivian and Colombian) and both genders, were observed on 4 testing sessions during which novel and familiar objects were presented to each subject. No consistent object-contact(More)
Religion. Immediately following this panel there will be a complimentary box lunch outside in the Atrium for those of you who reserved lunches. If you haven't reserved a lunch, we'll have some extra lunches on hand. There are tables outside of the Atrium for the lunch, but there may not be enough room, given the space. Just downstairs here, directly(More)
In the last few years, as viral hepatitis has become a more prominent issue on national and international health agendas, talk of " learning from HIV " has become quite common. It is understandable for researchers, policy makers and activists to make this link, given the notable commonalities between HIV, hepatitis B and hepatitis C. All are(More)
To examine gender differences in the co-occurrence of DSM-III-R axis I disorders and axis II personality disorders in young adult psychiatric inpatients with substance use disorders (SUDs), a consecutive series of 70 inpatients (33 men and 37 women) with SUD were reliably assessed with structured diagnostic interviews. Higher rates of dysthymia and eating(More)
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