Sylvia Oswald

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Social anxiety disorder (SAD) is a highly prevalent and disabling disorder in children and adolescents. This study was designed to evaluate the efficacy and safety of a highly potent and selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor, escitalopram, in the treatment of SAD in children and adolescents. Twenty outpatients with a primary diagnosis of SAD were treated(More)
School dropout rates are staggeringly high in developing countries, even for elementary school children. This study aims to assess the feasibility and initial efficacy of a package of interventions tailored to reduce school dropout in public schools in an urban city in Brazil. Two public schools with similar high rates of dropout in elementary grades were(More)
This study evaluated the normal number of inflammatory cells in the heart in the first year of life using two methods to compare their ability to quantitate physiological myocardial infiltration. Eight endomyocardial samples from both ventricles were obtained at autopsy from 56 structurally normal hearts during the first year of life. In each sample the(More)
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