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In a study of 124 hospital residents with a learning disability aged 60 years and over, DSM-III-R diagnostic criteria were used to determine the prevalence of dementia (12.9%), mood disorder (8.9%) and schizophrenia (6.5%). The figure for dementia confirms the prevalence given in previous studies, but the figures for mood disorder and schizophrenia are… (More)
Wireless and Wired computer networks are excessively used all over the world. The most commonly used network protocol for wired and wireless networks are IEEE 802.3i and 802.11g respectively. IEEE 802.11g provides maximum data rate of 54Mbits/s within a bandwidth of 20MHz. Ethernet IEEE 802.3i protocol can provide data rate of 10 Mbits/s over 10 BASE-T… (More)
The case of a person with severe mental handicap whose pica became uncontrollable during episodes of depressive illness is described. Treatment of the depression with lofepramine markedly reduced the pica, and withdrawal of lofepramine led to recurrence. It is suggested that biological symptoms of depression should be monitored in people with severe mental… (More)
A case of a borderline subnormal schizophrenic is described in a patient who developed tardive dyskinesia after 21 years of neuroleptic therapy. However, features of tardive dyskinesia manifested only during the psychotic relapses and disappeared on remission of psychotic symptoms.
This case-note survey compares a group of Asian children referred to child psychiatry and guidance clinics in Bolton with a control group of white children referred to the same clinics. The proportion of Asian children was less than the proportion of Asian people in the general population. The proportion of Asian children coming from a broken home or a… (More)