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Of the three standard osmotherapeutics glycerol, mannitol and sorbitol, glycerol (CAS 56-81-5) alone can be applied orally. As only limited pharmacokinetic data after oral administration are available, studies were performed in 10 healthy subjects (2 female, 8 male, body weight 58-90 kg, age 23-47 years). After 12 h of fasting the subjects drank a single(More)
This study examines reliability and validity and establish Danish norms for the Danish version of the Beck Youth Inventories (BYI) (Beck, Beck & Jolly, 2001), which consists of five self-report scales; Self-Concept (BSCI), Anxiety (BAI), Depression (BDI), Anger (BANI) and Disruptive Behavior (BDBI). A total of 1,116 school children and 128 clinical(More)
The Five to Fifteen parent questionnaire (FTF) was developed to offer a neuropsychological dimension to the assessment of children with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder and other child psychiatric disorders. The domains included in the FTF were motor skills, executive functions, perception, memory, language, social skills and learning, in addition(More)
This article examines the relationship between the five-factor model (FFM) and dimensional ICD-10 personality disorders. In a follow-up study of a child and adolescent psychiatric cohort, former patients and controls were assessed with NEO-FFI and the IPDE interview (CD-10 personality disorder). Full data were available for 229 subjects (149 former(More)
BACKGROUND . The purpose of this study was to reassess former child and adolescent psychiatric patients with nocturnal enuresis as young adults and to compare them with former patients without enuretic symptoms and with a comparison group from the general population. METHOD We used a 'catch-up' design. From a former child and adolescent psychiatric(More)
BACKGROUND The purpose of this study was to reassess former child and adolescent psychiatric patients as adults with regard to their further development. METHODS We used a 'catch-up' design. A former child and adolescent psychiatric patient cohort and controls (matched for sex and age) were assessed as adults with standardized instruments (Schedules for(More)
PURPOSE To analyze whether affective symptoms during psychiatric treatment in childhood or adolescence could predict the later development of depressive symptoms. METHOD We used a "catch-up" design. A cohort of former child and adolescent psychiatric patients was assessed in adulthood with standardized instruments according to the criteria of ICD-10(More)