Paul K. Harvey

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The characteristics of antigen-specific IgG in patients with multiple sclerosis and patients with encephalitis have been compared. Both groups of patients showed antigen-specific oligoclonal bands locally synthesised in the CSF. When the affinity distribution of the antigen-specific IgG was measured there was a marked difference between the two groups.(More)
OBJECTIVE The primary goal of this study was to replicate the finding that experiences of childhood trauma have a dose-effect relationship with dropping out from psychotherapeutic treatment for bulimia nervosa. It also aimed to replicate logistic regression findings that parental break-up predicts dropping out. METHOD The cohort consisted of 114 women(More)
OBJECTIVE/METHOD The case notes of 111 women presenting consecutively to an outpatient eating disorders clinic with bulimia nervosa or atypical bulimia nervosa were reviewed for pretreatment factors that predicted dropout in a retrospective study. Dropping out was conceptualized as not just a patient characteristic but as a transaction between patient and(More)
Investigations revealed Hb 87 g./100 ml.; WBC 5700/cu.mm. (normal differential count); platelets 56,000/cu.mm.; ESR (Westergren) 10 mm./l hr.; sternal marrow cellular, with 0'8 per cent typical Gaucher cells; electr diogram normal; chest x-ray normal; x-ray femora, lower halves expanded with loss of the normal concavity above the epiphyses. Cortices thin at(More)
There is substantial evidence that PTSD patients have information processing abnormalities for stimuli that are highly relevant to the traumas they have endured. The goal of the present study was to examine whether this extends to neutral stimuli as well. Twenty-four male Vietnam combat veterans with PTSD were compared to fifteen normal male comparison(More)
AIM A random sample of general practitioners (GPs), practice nurses (PNs) and practice managers (PMs) in Sheffield and Manchester was recruited into a study to evaluate the perceptions of occupational health (OH) in primary care. METHODS Qualitative data were collected using focus groups with three groups of primary care sector professionals. Quantitative(More)
Chlormethiazole (Heminevrin) was successful in controlling fits in seven out of nine episodes of intractable status epilepticus. It was administered as a constant intravenous injection at rates of up to 0.7g/h. No serious side effects were encountered, and the drug deserves wider recognition as a useful therapeutic agent in the management of status(More)