Michelle Butcher

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From three general practices, served by 11 principals, 205 long-term benzodiazepine users were identified and matched for age and sex with controls. Benzodiazepine users had significantly higher rates of previous physical illness, consultation and non-psychotropic drug consumption than controls. The characteristics of those receiving prescriptions for(More)
Previous research suggests that children with burn injuries often exhibit psychological and social difficulties. The areas of functioning that are affected most often include level of anxiety, social competence, and self-esteem. Those children having an internal locus of control (LOC) have been shown to react more positively to physical disorders and to(More)
The observation that juvenile chronic myelogenous leukemia (JCML) and childhood bone marrow monosomy 7 syndrome (Mo 7) are similar in many clinical and epidemiologic respects suggests a shared pathogenic basis and raises the possibility that the bone marrows of patients with JCML might lose chromosome 7 alleles by mechanisms that do not result in detectable(More)
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