Xiaoxia Zhao

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The gene coding for transglutaminase 2 (TGM2) has been reported to be associated with schizophrenia in a White population. The present study was then designed to replicate this initial finding in a Chinese population. A total of 428 individuals with schizophrenia and 555 control participants were recruited for genetic analysis. Four single nucleotide(More)
Jungerius et al. (2008) have reported that the myosin IXB (MYO9B) gene is strongly associated with susceptibility to schizophrenia in a Dutch population. However, this initial work failed to be replicated in a British population (Law et al., 2011). The present study was then undertaken to examine whether the association of MYO9B with schizophrenia could be(More)
To examine the level of knowledge and skills related to prevention of child sexual abuse (CSA) in a sample of Chinese preschoolers in Beijing and to explore the associations between children's scores on the knowledge and skills and their parents' reports on the knowledge and communication with children about CSA prevention. One hundred and thirty-six(More)
BACKGROUND The prevalence of any child sexual abuse (CSA) experience before the age of 16 years ranges from 10.2 to 35.2% in China,1-5 but there has been no research so far exploring the level of awareness of CSA prevention and self-protection skills among Chinese children with hearing loss. OBJECTIVE The school based survey examines the CSA prevention(More)
Anti-poverty is a common subject that all countries are facing with today. Amartya Sen defined it as a lack of capability instead of just a low income. According to his theory, combined with great changes in rural management structure since China implemented reform and opening-up policy, the thesis proposes a new concept of anti-poverty to develop(More)
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