Matthew Bessette

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BACKGROUND The aim of this study was to examine the efficacy of the combination of fluoxetine plus perphenazine in the treatment of psychotic depression. METHOD Thirty patients who met DSM-III-R criteria for major depression with psychotic features were treated with fluoxetine plus perphenazine for 5 weeks. Patients were assessed at baseline and weekly(More)
BACKGROUND Effects of the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal (HPA) axis on central dopaminergic systems have been proposed to underlie the development of psychotic symptoms in depression. This study examined HPA axis hormone effects on plasma levels of homovanillic acid (HVA), the dopamine metabolite, in healthy volunteers, using a placebo-controlled,(More)
Injuries and disorders of the patellofemoral joint in the adolescent athlete can encompass a wide spectrum of symptomatology and pathology. Anterior knee pain is a common presenting symptom in sports medicine clinics, and can have numerous underlying etiologies. This activity-related pain may be the manifestation of enthesopathy, tendinopathy, fat pad(More)
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