Shetarra Walker

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The current ICD-O classification of carcinomas of the oesophagus and stomach causes epidemiological and clinical confusion. This study compares the epidemiological and clinical features of each subtype and subsite of adenocarcinomas of the oesophagus and stomach, to assess requirements for a new classification of these carcinomas. Data were extracted with(More)
Eating disorders are prevalent and complicated disorders which are difficult to treat. Unicausal and main effects models are not likely to do justice to the complexity of psychopathology encountered, as one considers etiology and pathogenesis. Risk and protection can arise out of several domains: biological, psychological and social. Risk and protective(More)
Children with disruptive behaviour disorders and academic delay (DD-AD) were compared to children with disruptive behaviour disorders only (DD) and normal control children with no psychiatric disturbance or academic delay (NO) with respect to scalp-recorded event-related electrical potentials (ERPs) elicited by semantically primed and unprimed words. Primed(More)
To investigate the specific behavioural and cognitive characteristics which may account for academic deficits in children with psychiatric disorders, 50 children admitted to a day treatment and school program were assessed using behaviour questionnaires for parents and teachers, and tests assessing intelligence (WISC-R), language (CELF-R) and academic(More)
OBJECTIVE To assess the behavioural and academic improvement of children who attended a day treatment program during a defined period of time. METHOD Forty-six children admitted consecutively to the project were assessed on admission and discharge using behavioural and academic measures. They also had intelligence and language assessments. The subjects(More)
Thirty adolescents who received a psychiatric diagnosis based on the DSM-III clinical criteria were compared to 28 adolescents who were free of a diagnosis using the same criteria, on a parent-completed questionnaire (Revised Behavior Problem Checklist) and self-report measures (Revised Children's Manifest Anxiety Scale, Children's Depression Inventory,(More)
This is a five year follow-up study of adopted children and adolescents. Thirty-five adoptees and 23 control subjects were assessed. Five years earlier, the initial sample consisted of 57 pairs of adoptees and controls. The study showed that both adopted and control subjects were improved at the follow-up assessment and that there were no significant(More)
Early detection of anxiety and depression is important because of the relationship between these disorders, suicide and other problems (i.e. social, phobias, learning problems). This study screened prepubertal students in a school setting for symptoms of anxiety and depression using self-report measures (Revised Children's Manifest Anxiety Scale and the(More)
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