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BACKGROUND The electronic Schizophrenia Treatment Adherence Registry (e-STAR) is a prospective, observational study of patients with schizophrenia designed to evaluate long-term treatment outcomes in routine clinical practice. METHODS Parameters were assessed at baseline and at 3 month intervals for 2 years in patients initiated on risperidone long-acting(More)
BACKGROUND Interferon-beta (IFN-beta) shows beneficial effect on the course of multiple sclerosis (MS), nevertheless its route and frequency of administration and side effects might impact negatively the quality of life (QoL) of MS patients. The objective of this study was to evaluate the influence of IFN-beta on QoL in MS patients. METHODS Seventy-seven(More)
INTRODUCTION Subacute sclerosing panencephalitis (SSPE) has become less frequent as a consequence of massive anti measles vaccination. Early infection or immunological factors could increase the risk of its appearing and of evolved forms of the disease. CASE REPORTS We describe the cases of four patients with fulminating forms of SSPE: a girl who had(More)
AIMS This study reports the findings of research aimed at determining the rate of prevalence of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in children of school age. SUBJECTS AND METHOD The epidemiological study was conducted using a community sample extracted by means of multi stage stratified sampling according to socio economic level and schooling(More)
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