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CONTEXT No randomized controlled studies have been conducted to date on the effectiveness of psychological interventions for children with symptoms of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) that has resulted from personally witnessing or being personally exposed to violence. OBJECTIVE To evaluate the effectiveness of a collaboratively designed school-based(More)
BACKGROUND In response to the increase in obesity, pharmacologic treatments for weight loss have become more numerous and more commonly used. PURPOSE To assess the efficacy and safety of weight loss medications approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and other medications that have been used for weight loss. DATA SOURCES Electronic databases,(More)
OBJECTIVE To pilot-test a school mental health program for Latino immigrant students who have been exposed to community violence. METHOD In this quasi-experimental study conducted from January through June 2000, 198 students in third through eighth grade with trauma-related depression and/or posttraumatic stress disorder symptoms were compared after(More)
BACKGROUND n-3 Fatty acids are purported to have health effects in patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), but studies have reported mixed results. OBJECTIVE We aimed to synthesize published and unpublished evidence to determine estimates of the effect of n-3 fatty acids on clinical outcomes in IBD and whether n-3 fatty acids modify the effects of(More)
OBJECTIVES This study sought to assess the effect of angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors and beta-blockers on all-cause mortality in patients with left ventricular (LV) systolic dysfunction according to gender, race, and the presence of diabetes. BACKGROUND Major randomized clinical trials have established that ACE inhibitors and beta-blockers(More)
This article reports on the prevalence of probable mental health disorders among clients entering outpatient substance abuse treatment, their clinical characteristics, and past access to substance abuse and mental health care. Four hundred fifteen individuals (74% of those eligible) entering three publicly funded outpatient substance abuse treatment(More)
Activation of the p53-stress response pathway has been implicated in excitotoxic neuronal cell death. Recent studies have demonstrated an age-dependent induction of both p53 mRNA and protein in the rat brain following lithium-pilocarpine-mediated status epilepticus (LPSE). We investigated whether other proteins that have been shown to participate in the p53(More)
Objective: To investigate the psychopathological characteristics in patients with deviation of nasal septum. Methods: Between May 2015 and December 2015, fourty-four patients with deviated nasal septum and 37 patients with vocal cord polyp as control were included in this study. Psychological characteristics were evaluated by a series of questionnaire(More)
Clients in substance abuse treatment often have co-occurring mental health disorders; however, substance abuse treatment providers may lack training and resources to provide for the mental health needs of clients. To address the gap in effective service provision for clients with co-occurring disorders in substance abuse treatment programs, a research(More)
OBJECTIVE To summarize pseudocyst of auricle governor square included surgical curative effect, the advantages of the analysis of the operation. METHOD The governor of the central square in auricle pseudocyst incision, 56 cases were retrospectively analyzed clinical data, surgical curative effect and advantages were summarized. RESULT Adopt the auricle(More)
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