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Cerebrospinal Cytokine Levels in Patients with Acute Depression
There is increasing evidence for an association between the alteration of cytokine concentrations in blood and the pathophysiology of depressive disorders. Studies in humans have not investigated CSFExpand
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Animal-assisted therapy for elderly schizophrenic patients: a one-year controlled trial.
Animal-assisted therapy (AAT) has been used as a therapeutic tool in various psychiatric populations, but there have been no published studies with elderly schizophrenic patients. The authorsExpand
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The immune system and happiness.
  • Y. Barak
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Autoimmunity reviews
  • 1 October 2006
Human ability to experience negative and positive emotions has an evolutionary perspective and the presence of feelings designed to influence behavior should thus be reflected in physiological andExpand
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Quetiapine treatment for behavioural and psychological symptoms of dementia in Alzheimer's disease patients: a 6‐week, double‐blind, placebo‐controlled study
Treating elderly patients with Alzheimer's disease (AD) and behavioral and psychological symptoms of dementia (BPSD) is challenging due to the increased risk of iatrogenic movement disorders with oldExpand
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Reduced cancer incidence among patients with schizophrenia
The incidence of cancer in patients with schizophrenia has been conversely reported to be higher, lower, or similar to that in the general population. The effects of lifestyle factors such as excessExpand
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Late‐Onset Multiple Sclerosis
OBJECTIVE: The onset of multiple sclerosis (MS) after age 50 is infrequent and presents a diagnostic challenge. The purpose of the present study was to review the prevalence, presentation, andExpand
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Self-stigma, self-esteem and age in persons with schizophrenia.
BACKGROUND The relationship between self-stigma and self-esteem in patients with schizophrenia is receiving increased attention. However, studies to date have been limited to samples of persons underExpand
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Sexual dysfunction in relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis: magnetic resonance imaging, clinical, and psychological correlates.
The purpose of this study was to examine the sexual complaints and severity of sexual dysfunction in relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis patients and to correlate them with psychological,Expand
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Season of birth and autistic disorder in Israel.
OBJECTIVE Variations in month of birth were examined in patients with infantile autism to test the hypothesis that birth in a particular month may be a risk factor for this disorder. METHOD DataExpand
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Hypnotherapy in the Treatment of Chronic Combat-Related PTSD Patients Suffering From Insomnia: A Randomized, Zolpidem-Controlled Clinical Trial
Abstract This study evaluated the benefits of add-on hypnotherapy in patients with chronic PTSD. Thirty-two PTSD patients treated by SSRI antidepressants and supportive psychotherapy were randomizedExpand
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