Per Naess

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The outcome of a psychoeducational treatment programme for very early-onset schizophrenics was compared with a standard reference treatment. The study sample consisted of 12 patients in each group. Clinical outcome was assessed by relapses during the 2-year treatment period and changes in psychosocial functioning as measured by the Global Assessment Scale.(More)
AIM To assess whether adolescents with very low birthweight (VLBW) and peers born small for gestational age (SGA) at term are at a disadvantage when attending to or executing tasks. METHODS Cohorts of 54 VLBW (<or=1,500 g), 60 SGA and 83 controls were tested with the Knox Cube Test, Conners' Continuous Performance Test (CPT II), Stroop Colour-Word Test,(More)
Caffeine is a widely used drug with various biological effects. The present investigation focuses on a possible influence of caffeine upon motor steadiness performance in tests routinely used in neuropsychological testing. Twenty-four healthy females between 23 and 38 years were investigated in a randomised double-blind crossover study. A significantly(More)
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