Swati Sharan

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24 families, each including both parents, a schizophrenic, and a nonschizophrenic adolescent, were subdivided into a parent-patient and a parentnonpatient triad and asked to solve collectively the questions from the Comprehension and Similarities subtests of the Wechsler-Bellevue Intelligence Scale. The groups' recorded discussions were compared for(More)
BACKGROUND Hypertension rates are increasing in India, and prior research has not explored the perception of using mobile based SMS among urban hypertensive individuals living in slum settings in India. OBJECTIVE To explore the perception of receiving SMS based health messages among hypertensive individuals in urban slums. METHODS A cross sectional(More)
Six same-different matching tests, both verbal and nonverbal, in three modalities, along with a set of reading tests, were administered to 120 Israeli children in second, third, and fourth grade. The main effect of all S variables, except sex (grade, socioeconomic level, and ability) were significant, as were the test factors of modality (visual, auditory,(More)
BACKGROUND Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) in health is not merely about technology but a means to reach various optimal outcomes across the entire health system. OBJECTIVE The objective of this pilot study is to assess the perceptions of receiving health messages through SMS among individuals living in rural Indian settings. METHODS A(More)
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