Sommer Jenkins

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Gepirone, an azapirone, is a potent 5-hydroxytryptamine 1A (5-HT1A) agonist. We report an uncontrolled 6-week study in 21 patients (4 men, 17 women: mean age, 36.71 years) with a concurrent DSM-III-R diagnosis of generalized anxiety disorder and panic disorder with agoraphobia. After a 2-week medication-free period, patients were started on 2 mg of gepirone(More)
This paper describes the prevalence of behaviour problems in 2 populations of preschool children in London, and the continuities over time of common problems. Night waking was the most common problem under the age of 2, being reported in 21% of 1-year-olds. Just under half of these night wakers were still waking at 18 months, and from 18 months to 2 years(More)
Data were collected on the seven day weighed food intakes of 65 schoolchildren, aged 12-13 years, living in an inner city, socially deprived area in east London. Blood samples were collected during the week and analysed for cholesterol, serum ferritin, vitamins A, E, B-12, beta carotene, and folic acid. Boys generally fared better than girls with almost a(More)
BACKGROUND Having a visual, hearing or physical impairment (defined as problems in body function or structure) may adversely influence the mental well-being of military personnel. This paper reviews the existing literature regarding the prevalence of mental health problems among (ex-)military personnel who have a permanent, predominantly, physical(More)
Attendance at child health clinics in two areas of London, north Westminster and south Camden, is described. Routine examinations were attended by 97% of children although such visits accounted for only one-third of attendances. There were more non-routine visits than have been reported in most other studies--about 14 visits in Westminster and 12 in Camden(More)
Purpose This study's aim was to assess feasibility and the impact of yoga in improving quality of life for women after breast cancer diagnosis. Methods With IRB approval a prospective randomized study was conducted of women newly diagnosed with breast cancer. Patients were randomized to yoga practice or control group. Both groups (15 patients in each)(More)
Shifts to Integrated Pest Management (IPM) in agriculture are assisted by the identification of chemical applications that provide effective control of pests relative to broad-spectrum pesticides but have fewer negative effects on natural enemy (beneficial) groups that assist in pest control. Here, we outline a framework for identifying such applications(More)