Susan L Tan

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OBJECTIVE To examine the relationship between depression in children and adolescents, parental depression and parenting stress. METHODS Fifty-three depressed youths, 9-16 years, were matched for age and gender and compared with 53 non-depressed controls. Depression was diagnosed using the Diagnostic Interview for Children and Adolescents-Revised (DICA-R).(More)
There is evidence from animal experiments that the mu- and delta-opioid receptors may play a role in anxiety and depression. It might therefore be expected that functional polymorphisms of these genes in humans are associated with anxiety and depression. We investigated a single-nucleotide polymorphism (Asn40Asp) of the mu-opioid receptor gene (OPRM1). This(More)
The aim of this pilot study was to examine the relationship between clinical response, adverse effects, sertraline (SERT) plasma concentrations and the genetic polymorphism of the serotonin transporter gene-linked polymorphic region (5HTTLPR) in 2 ethnic patient groups. The study involved 45 patients in a clinical trial who received a fixed dose regimen of(More)
IMPORTANCE In youth, facial aesthetic units flow together without perceptible division. The face appears as a single dynamic structure with a smooth contour and very little if any shadowing between different anatomical regions. As one ages, facial aesthetic units slowly become distinct. This process may be a consequence of differences in skin thickness,(More)
OBJECTIVE Several Asian regions have undergone a dramatic transformation, some becoming very affluent. This paper aims to ascertain how countries that are becoming wealthy have dealt with child and adolescent mental health issues. METHOD Population health status, child and adolescent mental health services, child psychiatry training, the number of child(More)
OBJECTIVES To describe the experience with the Donald J Cohen Fellowship program of the International Association for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Allied Professions (IACAPAP) and examine whether this model may be applied by the RANZCP to attract and support young researchers in Australasia. METHODS The program at the September 2006 IACAPAP(More)
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