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BACKGROUND The most recent Global Burden of Disease Study (GBD 2010) is the first to include attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and conduct disorder (CD) for burden quantification. We present the epidemiological profiles of ADHD and CD across three time periods for 21 world regions. METHODS A systematic review of global epidemiology was(More)
EXECUTIVE SUMMARY In order to better understand, quantitatively and objectively, the factors that have been associated with the extent to which a given state relies on nuclear energy to generate electricity (termed as nuclear reliance), regression analysis was applied to a set of fourteen hypothesized independent variables having associated measures(More)
levels. S OFTWARE acquisition is a critical concern for firms worldwide, and its impact on their business processes is expected to grow. U.S. firms spend more than $250 billion annually acquiring software [18]. Software investments can result in substantial productivity gains and strategic advantages [2], but not all such investments are successful by any(More)
Is it possible and advisable for the profession of psychology to articulate and endorse a common, generalist, and integrative framework for the education and training of its students? At the Consensus Conference on Combined and Integrated Doctoral Training in Psychology, held at James Madison University in Harrisonburg, VA (USA), May 2 to 4, 2003,(More)
To expand the scope of clinical research on youngsters' subjective well-being, the present work gathered data on the degree of satisfaction/dissatisfaction with respect to major aspects of daily living and on the relationship between life dissatisfaction and perceived control at school of children and adolescents. The self-reports of students in regular(More)
A current focus in psychiatric genetics is detection of multiple common risk alleles through very large genome-wide association study analyses. Yet families do exist, albeit rare, that have multiple affected members who are presumed to have a similar inherited cause to their illnesses. We hypothesized that within some of these families there may be rare(More)
15. Supplementary Notes Project performed in cooperation with the Texas Department of Transportation and the Federal Highway Administration. Project Title: Dynamic Traffic Flow Modeling for Incident Detection and Short-Term Congestion Prediction URL: http://tti.tamu.edu/documents/0-4946-1.pdf 16. Abstract The purpose of this report is to summarize the(More)
Search engines are an important part of electronic commerce as they are the most common tools used by buyers and sellers alike. Search engine owners can determine the set of products/firms listed, the order of appearance in the search list and other policies that affect the value of the search engine to the buyers and sellers. Correspondingly, the entity(More)
Efficacy of a brief cognitive-affective intervention to enhance motivational readiness for participating in a psychoeducational decision-making conference was explored. Although outcomes specific to the preconference intervention were not found, findings of relevance to the hypothesized positive relationship between motivational readiness and actual(More)
CONTEXT Studies assessing the accuracy of microalbuminuria to predict illness severity on the intensive care unit have produced inconsistent results. OBJECTIVE To determine the diagnostic accuracy of microalbuminuria to predict illness severity in critically ill patients on the intensive care unit. DATA SOURCE MEDLINE (1951 to September 2004) and EMBASE(More)