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The factor structure for the Positive and Negative Syndrome Scale (PANSS) in recent-onset psychosis
The Positive and Negative Syndrome Scale (PANSS) is a widely used instrument for measuring severe psychopathology in adult patients with schizophrenia. Data, primarily on chronic patients, have been used to define factors ...
Neurological abnormalities in first-episode schizophrenia: Temporal stability and clinical and outcome correlates
Objective: Neurological abnormalities in subjects with schizophrenia have been regarded as diagnostically non-specific and non-localising. This study assessed the temporal stability of neurological abnormalities in subjects ...
Emotional face processing deficit in schizophrenia: A replication study in a South African Xhosa population
Schizophrenia is associated with a deficit in the recognition of negative emotions from facial expressions. The present study examined the universality of this finding by studying facial expression recognition in African ...
Contribution of water pollution from inadequate sanitation and housing quality to diarrheal disease in low-cost housing settlements of Cape Town, South Africa
Objectives: We investigated the effects of failing sanitation, poor housing conditions, and fecal pollution in runoff water on the health-particularly the incidence of diarrheal disease-of residents of low-cost housing ...
The zona pellucida-induced acrosome reaction of human spermatozoa involves extracellular signal-regulated kinase activationThe zona pellucida-induced acrosome reaction of human spermatozoa involves extracellular signal-regulated kinase activation
Extracellular signal-regulated kinases(ERKs), belonging to the family of mitogen-activated protein kinases (MAPKs), are cytoplasmic and nuclear serine/threonine kinases involved in the signal transduction of several ...
Predictors of response to pharmacotherapy in social anxiety disorder: An analysis of 3 placebo-controlled paroxetine trials
Background: There is increasing evidence that patients with social anxiety disorder (social phobia) respond to treatment with selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs). Response rates to SSRIs in social anxiety ...