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Depression in college: depressive symptoms and personality factors in Beijing and Hong Kong college freshmen.
OBJECTIVES The present study investigated the 2-week prevalence of depressive symptoms in college freshmen from Beijing and Hong Kong. The relationship between depression and 3 personality factors inExpand
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Influence of exercise on serum brain-derived neurotrophic factor concentrations in healthy human subjects
The effect of short-term exercise (15 min step-exercise) on serum brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF) levels was evaluated in healthy human subjects. Results showed a short-term, significantExpand
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Psychological Effects of the SARS Outbreak in Hong Kong on High-Risk Health Care Workers
Objective: To quantify stress and the psychological impact of severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) on high-risk health care workers (HCWs). Method: We evaluated 271 HCWs from SARS units and 342Expand
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Are we teaching sufficient anatomy at medical school? The opinions of newly qualified doctors
In recent decades wide‐ranging changes have occurred in medical school curricula. Time spent studying gross anatomy has declined amidst controversy as to how, what, and when teaching is bestExpand
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The Japanese version of the Barratt Impulsiveness Scale, 11th version (BIS‐11): Its reliability and validity
Abstract No instrument for assessing impulsiveness has been developed in Japan. After translating the Barratt Impulsiveness Scale 11th version (BIS‐11) into Japanese, we investigated reliability andExpand
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Frequency of painful physical symptoms with major depressive disorder in asia: relationship with disease severity and quality of life.
OBJECTIVE Patients with major depressive disorder (MDD) frequently report concomitant painful physical symptoms, which may negatively impact diagnosis and treatment. The purpose of this study was toExpand
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The smiley as a simple screening tool for depression after stroke: a preliminary study.
UNLABELLED In Hong Kong, there is a paucity of evidence to support which tool is superior in measuring depression after stroke (DAS). A simple, non-language-based, culturally neutral, non-verbal andExpand
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Paroxetine shifts imipramine metabolism
The combination of selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors with tricyclic antidepressants has proven useful in treatment-resistant depression but has the potential for adverse drug-drug interactions.Expand
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Effect of venlafaxine on imipramine metabolism
The present study was designed to determine the effect of venlafaxine on imipramine metabolism in an attempt to elucidate the potential for cytochrome P450 drug-drug interactions with venlafaxine. WeExpand
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Incidence and predictors of depression after stroke (DAS)
Objective. Depression after stroke (DAS) poses a treble burden to patients, families and health care system. The purpose of this paper is to estimate the incidence of depression among first-everExpand
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