OBJECTIVE To ascertain psychiatric adjustment in youngsters with a history of childhood chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS). METHOD Subjects were 25 children and adolescents with CFS who were seen in tertiary pediatric/psychiatric clinics (mean age 15.6 years, seen a mean of 45.5 months after illness onset; 17 subjects had recovered and 8 were still ill) and… (More)
GAIT performances of undergraduates were rated by peers and professsional clinical psychologists from video tape. Two additional measures; Potential for Clinical Effectiveness, and Insight into the Client's Problem, were included with GAIT measures of Openness, Empathy, Acceptance, and Outgoing and were also rated. GAIT ratings of Empathy, Acceptance,… (More)
Our aim was to study the presence of personality traits and disorder in adolescents with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS). Personality was then compared to other measures of functioning such as presence of psychiatric disorder and rating on the Child Behavior Checklist 4-18 (CBCL) and in relation to CFS outcome. Twenty-five adolescents with CFS followed-up… (More)
Out of Order is a documentary film that explores the emotional and physical aspects of living with polycystic ovarian syndrome. This reproductive disorder affects between five and ten percent of all women of reproductive age. This film features an animated, autobiographical look at director, Kimberly Davis' personal experience with this condition.
Two hundred adults presenting to the emergency room of an urban general hospital were interviewed by a standardized technique to evaluate the existence of a current or previous psychiatric illness. Half of the subjects presented between 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. (daytime group), and 100 presented between 12:00 a.m. and 8:00 a.m. (nighttime group). In the… (More)