Martha E. Banks

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Despite evidence that more than 80% of female victims of intimate partner violence, seen for medical treatment of violence-related injuries, have sustained facial injuries, traumatic brain injury is often overlooked as a consequence of those injuries. This article reviews the scant literature available and examines research on equivalent injuries sustained(More)
This article provides an overview of disability in families. The goal of the article is to raise awareness of the status of people with disabilities and their families to develop culturally relevant psychological support. Families have widely varying perspectives on disability; those perspectives influence responses to disability from the preconception and(More)
In this study, we determined the maximum tolerated plasma concentration of suramin (within the predetermined study target range) when combined with doxorubicin in the treatment of androgen-independent prostate cancer. Twenty-four patients received suramin dosages based on proportional adjustment of the steady-state plasma suramin concentration to achieve(More)
This article examines neuropsychological deficits associated with several medical disorders (HIV infection, sickle cell disease, diabetes, and Turner syndrome), psychiatric disorders (schizophrenia, conduct disorder, mood disorder, and substance abuse disorder), and traumatic brain injury, especially as a consequence of child and relationship abuse. The(More)
This survival guide to academia for women and ethnic minorities is an updated and revised edition of a guide published in 1992 by the American Psychological Association (APA) Committee on Women in Psychology (CWP). This edition is the result of a collaborative effort between CWP and the APA Commission on Ethnic Minority Recruitment, Retention, and Training(More)
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