P. Harvey

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In a Highlands Valley, at low altitude, malaria is a contributing factor to stunting of growth, an expression of chronic malnutrition, in young children. The affect is most marked in children under two years of age, and may result from retarded intrauterine growth, although malaria also possibly exerts a direct affect on growth in young children. In the(More)
Despite 50 years of pharmacological and psychosocial interventions, schizophrenia remains one of the leading causes of disability. Schizophrenia is also a life-shortening illness, caused mainly by poor physical health and its complications. The end result is a considerably reduced lifespan that is marred by reduced levels of independence, with few novel(More)
The primary aim of this study was to explore the prevalence and patterns of family violence in treatment-seeking problem gamblers. Secondary aims were to identify the prevalence of problem gambling in a family violence victimisation treatment sample and to explore the relationship between problem gambling and family violence in other treatment-seeking(More)
  • P Harvey
  • 1999
Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the leading cause of morbidity and mortality in postmenopausal women. Epidemiological studies consistently suggest that oestrogen administered to postmenopausal women confers an estimated 30-50% reduction in risk of development and progression of CVD. The long term effect on the cardiovascular system of the addition of a(More)
Objective measures of communication efficiency were collected twice on 10 schizophrenic patients while they participated in a structured interactive task which has seen considerable use in developmental studies of communication skills. Referential communication and thought disorder were assessed while patients were off and then on neuroleptic medication.(More)
INTRODUCTION The prevalence of disordered gambling worldwide has been estimated at 2.3%. Only a small minority of disordered gamblers seek specialist face-to-face treatment, and so a need for alternative treatment delivery models that capitalise on advances in communication technology, and use self-directed activity that can complement existing services has(More)
Background: Treatment-resistant depression (TRD) is a significant mental health problem leading to substantial morbidity and mortality. Despite the disability associated with this condition, there is little information available about the determinants of this disability, and essentially no information available about the cognitive impairments seen in TRD.(More)
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