OBJECTIVE Elevated serum levels of the amino acid homocysteine (HCY) are associated with a variety of diseases. To resolve conflicting findings in studies that suggest a relationship between elevated serum HCY levels and depression, we examined the relationship between HCY levels and depressive symptoms in the largest sample studied to date. METHOD We… (More)
BACKGROUND Our objective was to investigate time perception in Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) with and without comorbid reading difficulties (RD) in child and adolescent participants. METHOD In study 1, 50 children with ADHD (31 ADHD, 19 ADHD+RD) and age-matched healthy controls (n = 50) completed three psychophysical tasks: duration… (More)
OBJECTIVE To assess the utility of the International HIV Dementia Scale (IHDS) and Centre for Epidemiological Studies Depression Scale (CESD) as rapid screening tools of depression and HIV dementia amongst patients with low cluster of differentiation 4 (CD4) counts. METHOD The rapid screening tools were tested on a sample of 20 patients with low CD4… (More)
Cloud computing is a promising and expanding technology which could replace traditional IT systems. Cloud computing resembles a giant pool of resources which contains hardware, software and related applications, which can be accessed through web-based services on a pay-per-usage model. The main features of the cloud model are accessibility, availability and… (More)
A 31-year-old male presented to a neuropsychiatric service for the first time with an erotomatic delusion among other symptoms. He had suffered significant brain damage several times in the past and experienced a recent loss. After extensive evaluation, a trial of haloperidol resulted in some improvement. However, the erotomanic delusion remained unchanged.