Susan K Hershkop

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The relationship between posttraumatic amnesia (PTA) and symptoms of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) was examined in 282 outpatients at a mean of 53 days after traumatic brain injury (TBI). Patients were assessed for TBI severity, intrusive and avoidant PTSD-type symptoms, and psychological distress, and were stratified into four comparison groups by(More)
Methadone treatment programs commonly monitor patient compliance by screening urine samples for drugs of abuse. Our experience suggests that re-submission of urine samples (for example, providing a urine sample that is either not that of the patient or was previously submitted) is often used as a method of sample tampering. We have developed an algorithm(More)
Utility is a measure of undesirability for a specific health state. This study determines the utility scores for the individual symptoms of depression, and examines the impact that personal experience with depression has on these scores. Seventy-five subjects (19 with current depression, 21 with past depression, and 35 healthy controls) assigned utility(More)
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