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OBJECTIVE While everyone-including front-line clinicians-should strive to prevent the maltreatment and other severe stresses experienced by many children and adults in everyday life, psychiatrists and other health professionals also need to consider how best to support, throughout the lifespan, those people affected by severe adversity. The first step in(More)
INTRODUCTION While HIV-associated neurocognitive impairment remains common despite the widespread use of combined antiretroviral therapy (cART), there have been relatively few studies investigating the trajectories of neurocognitive change in longitudinal NeuroAIDS studies. OBJECTIVE To estimate the magnitude and pattern of neurocognitive change over the(More)
Structural genetic changes, especially copy number variants (CNVs), represent a major source of genetic variation contributing to human disease. Tetralogy of Fallot (TOF) is the most common form of cyanotic congenital heart disease, but to date little is known about the role of CNVs in the etiology of TOF. Using high-resolution genome-wide microarrays and(More)
Individually rare, large copy number variants (CNVs) contribute to genetic vulnerability for schizophrenia. Unresolved questions remain, however, regarding the anticipated yield of clinical microarray testing in schizophrenia. Using high-resolution genome-wide microarrays and rigorous methods, we investigated rare CNVs in a prospectively recruited(More)
Velocardiofacial and DiGeorge syndromes, also known as 22q11.2 deletion syndrome (22q11DS), are congenital-anomaly disorders caused by a de novo hemizygous 22q11.2 deletion mediated by meiotic nonallelic homologous recombination events between low-copy repeats, also known as segmental duplications. Although previous studies exist, each was of small size,(More)
UNLABELLED The literature on idiopathic schizophrenia has consistently reported that poor premorbid functioning precedes onset of psychosis. Individuals with 22q11.2 deletion syndrome (22q11.2DS) are at heightened risk of developing schizophrenia. The present study examined the relationship between adult-onset schizophrenia and social and academic(More)
Objective: Wbile everyone—including front-line clinicians—should strive to prevent tbe maltreatment and otber severe stresses experienced by many cbildren and adults in everyday life, psychiatrists and otber bealtb professionals also need to consider how best to support, throughout the lifespan, those people affected by severe adversity. The first step in(More)
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