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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 ...
Intrasexual competition and sexual selection in cooperative mammals
In most animals, the sex that invests least in its offspring competes more intensely for access to the opposite sex and shows greater development of secondary sexual characters than the sex that invests most. However, in ...
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 ...