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Nine parkinsonian patients were studied during one night using the static charge sensitive bed (SCSB) method for the monitoring of respiration, ballistocardiogram (BCG) and body movements. The parkinsonian sleep was more restless than that of the controls. As the SCSB-defined levels of autonomic nervous activity were concerned, the amount of motor active(More)
OBJECTIVE We investigated suicide mortality among people with mental retardation (MR) over a period of 35 years. METHOD The nationwide, population-based cohort of 2369 people with MR was followed-up from a representative sample of 9.4% of the population in Finland in 1962. The standardized mortality ratio of suicides was calculated and case studies of all(More)
Functioning in activities of daily living of 40 psychiatric inpatients with mental retardation was compared with that of nonhospitalized control subjects matched for sex, age, and level of intellectual impairment. After excluding data for six quadriplegic control subjects from the analyses, the only difference between the groups was that the inpatients were(More)
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