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Brain regions associated with acquisition and retrieval of verbal episodic memory
IT is widely held that conscious recall of past experiences involves a specific system—episodic memory1. Patients with amnesia have gross impairments of episodic memory while other kinds of memoryExpand
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Toward a neurobiology of delusions
Delusions are the false and often incorrigible beliefs that can cause severe suffering in mental illness. We cannot yet explain them in terms of underlying neurobiological abnormalities. However, byExpand
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The Mind's Eye—Precuneus Activation in Memory-Related Imagery
We examined brain activity associated with visual imagery at episodic memory retrieval using positron emission tomography (PET). Twelve measurements of regional cerebral blood flow (rCBF) were takenExpand
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Risk factors for falling among community-based seniors using home care services.
BACKGROUND Despite the plethora of information concerning risk factors for falls, limited research efforts have focused on the issue of the differences in risk factors for falls based on fall status,Expand
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Restriction in activity associated with fear of falling among community-based seniors using home care services.
BACKGROUND Fear of falling may lead to avoidance of activities for seniors, even though they may be able to perform these activities. Specific risk factors for fear of falling that are amenable toExpand
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The Costs of Caring for a Child with an Autism Spectrum Disorder
Background: The primary purpose of this exploratory autism research was to examine the lived experiences of female primary caregivers of children with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Methods:Expand
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Preliminary Examination of Safety Issues on a University Campus: Personal Safety Practices, Beliefs & Attitudes of Female Faculty & Staff.
University and college campuses are not immune to acts of violence. Unfortunately there is limited information regarding violence in the academic setting among women employees. As such, the purposeExpand
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My Child has Cancer: The Costs of Mothers' Experiences of Having a Child with Pediatric Cancer
  • P. Fletcher
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  • Issues in comprehensive pediatric nursing
  • 22 July 2010
Background: The primary objective of this exploratory research was to examine the lived experiences of female caregivers of children with cancer during diagnosis, treatment and the period thereafter.Expand
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Dopaminergic modulation of impaired cognitive activation in the anterior cingulate cortex in schizophrenia
DOPAMINERGIC dysregulation remains an empirical cornerstone for theories concerning the causation of schizophrenia. Evidence for a dopamine system dysfunction in schizophrenia includes theExpand
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'I feel as if my IBS is keeping me hostage!' Exploring the negative impact of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) and inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) upon university-aged women.
The purpose of this article is to describe the negative impact of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) and/or inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) upon university-aged women. This exploratory study wasExpand
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