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Eighteen former and active boxers underwent neurological examination, EEG, computed tomographic scan of the brain, and neuropsychological testing. Eighty-seven percent of the professional boxers had definite evidence of brain damage. All the boxers had abnormal results on at least one of the neuropsychological tests. Brain damage is a frequent result of a… (More)
OBJECTIVE This study examines the comorbidity of DSM-III-R borderline personality disorder and the other axis II personality disorders. The extent and direction of overlap provides a measure of the clarity of its diagnostic boundaries and descriptive validity. METHOD In 110 outpatients without concurrent major axis I conditions, axis II diagnoses were… (More)
Boxing is an endeavor that may have to be re-evaluated in the coming years as to whether it should be designated as a sport. It is the only "sport" in which victory is determined by the amount of physical damage done to the opponent. We have presented the largest number of professional and amateur boxers (58) evaluated by various modern diagnostic… (More)
The downward movement of water in soil is a layered one. Marking a certain layer with hydrogen-isotope tracer, and watching its displacement, makes possible a water balance and gives information on evaporation and groundwater recharge.
The results of phase-contrast microscopic investigations of urinary erythrocytes in 300 patients (120 patients with bioptical verified glomerulonephritis, 54 patients suffering from interstitial nephritis, 56 patients with urinary tract diseases and 70 healthy probands) are discussed. The portion of glomerular erythrocytes is dependent on diuresis, renal… (More)
We report on the early development and family background of 20 patients admitted to an anxiety disorders clinic serving a disadvantaged population. Sixteen of these 20 patients had been abused or neglected. Nineteen had a diagnosis of at least one personality disorder. We discuss the relationship between the patients' backgrounds and their current… (More)
A discussion of "On the Silence of the Therapist and Object Loss," by Martin Greene, D.S.W. Some of the clinical and technical issues raised by Dr. Greene regarding the treatment of patients who have suffered early loss are examined in relation to the conflict and deficit models. It is concluded from a re-examination of the material presented that… (More)