S L Pollack

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Do the reformulated model of learned helplessness and the self-control model apply to clinically depressed children? Are the related cognitive patterns specific to depression? Are the cognitive deficits associated with depression learned from one's parents? To address these questions this investigation examined three groups of children (ages 8-12) and their(More)
Spouse and adult child caregivers of older adults with major depressive disorder (N = 150) were asked what was most difficult and most rewarding about providing assistance to their relatives. Content analysis of their responses revealed seven areas of difficulty and three areas of reward. Difficulties and rewards were selectively associated with the(More)
A 20-year-old mentally retarded woman, who had a history of intractable epileptic seizures since early childhood, had prolonged episodes of confusion, decreased responsiveness and automatic behavior lasting as long as 2 days. These are believed to represent epileptic status of the complex partial (psychomotor) type because the electroencephalogram (EEG)(More)
To determine if sleep abnormalities occur in obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), 2 nights of sleep electroencephalographic (EEG) recordings were obtained from 13 medication-free outpatients with OCD and 13 age- and sex-matched normal volunteers. Patients were awake more on night 2 than on night 1, whereas control subjects had less time awake on night 1; no(More)
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