Everyday understanding of human behavior rests on having a theory of mind--the ability to relate people's actions to underlying mental states such as beliefs and desires. It has been suggested that an impaired theory of mind may lie at the heart of psychological disorders that are characterized by deficits in social understanding, such as autism. In this… (More)
Psychosocial factors of cardiovascular disease receive a preponderance of attention. Little attention is paid to psychosocial factors of pulmonary disease. This paper sought to describe psychosocial characteristics and to identify differences between cardiac and pulmonary patients entering a phase II rehabilitation program. Parametric and nonparametric… (More)
This chapter presents guidelines for the follow-up of children with brain tumors, whether benign or malignant, in their transition to adulthood. The consequences of their disease and its treatment overlap greatly. The complications and long-term follow-up are detailed based on the specialists involved.