Matti Sillanpaa

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Two studies examined the validity of the Dementia Rating Scale (DRS) as a measure of cognitive functioning among patients with Parkinson's disease (PD). The DRS accounted for more variation in the level of cognitive functioning of PD patients than either the Mini-Mental Status Examination or a battery of tests selected to assess specific cognitive deficits(More)
Epilepsy is one of the most common neurological disorders, with a prevalence of 4-10/1000 and an incidence of 50-70/100,000 per year. It is often lifelong , can appear at any. This fully updated edition is a treasuretrove of a book, presenting the history of Australia with more than 600 pictures in colour and monochrome, and a text that is bright.(More)
Eighty-two Persian Gulf War veterans seen in clinic were referred for neuropsychological evaluation. Relatedness of neuropsychological and neurological functioning to subjective complaint, exposure, a clinical signs index, and possible interference variables was examined in a subsample of 49 who completed assessment. The subsample was representative of the(More)
OBJECTIVE To determine the effect of child-, parent- and family-related factors on the use of and need for mental health services by 12 years of age. METHOD A prospective population-based questionnaire study of 1,287 first-born children was launched in Finland in 1985. The Child Behavior Checklist (CBCL) was completed by 1,086 parents when the children(More)
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