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Perceived parental inconsistency as a factor in the emotional development of behaviour-disordered children
55 English-speaking institutionalized adolescents (37 boys and 18 girls between ages of 14 and 19 yr.) were given questionnaires measuring perceived parental inconsistency and different components of emotional development. ...
Major depression: A breakdown in sense of coherence?
The relationship between major depression and the salutogenic construct of sense of coherence was investigated. The Sense of Coherence scale and the Beck Depression Inventory were administered to 50 patients diagnosed with ...
Irrational beliefs and marital conflict
To test the hypothesis that the major irrational evaluative beliefs postulated by Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy are related to marital conflict, 15 married couples participated in a thought-listing procedure. During ...
Effect of auditory subliminal stimulation on GSR
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Pediatric and adolescent imported malaria in Cape Town.
We reviewed 42 cases of pediatric and adolescent imported malaria in Cape Town. Patients were predominantly new and returned immigrants from other African countries. Rapid diagnosis occurred in most cases. Eleven of 42 ...
Remission in early psychosis: Rates, predictors, and clinical and functional outcome correlates
Background: Recently, the "Remission in Schizophrenia Working Group" proposed remission criteria consisting of a reduction to mild levels on key symptoms for at least 6 months. Aims: This study applied these remission ...
Positive and negative symptoms in affected sib pairs with schizophrenia: Implications for genetic studies in an African Xhosa sample
Careful phenotyping and the identification of subtypes of schizophrenia can contribute significantly to the success of genetic studies in schizophrenia. The phenomenology of schizophrenia in affected sib pairs has been ...
Depressive symptoms at baseline predict fewer negative symptoms at follow-up in patients with first-episode schizophrenia
There is uncertainty regarding the prognostic value of depressive symptoms in schizophrenia, having previously been associated with both favourable and poor outcome. This study investigated the relationship between baseline ...
The effects of eicosapentaenoic acid in tardive dyskinesia: A randomized, placebo-controlled trial
Objective: Worldwide, conventional antipsychotic medication continues to be used extensively, and tardive dyskinesia (TD) remains a serious complication. The primary objective of the present study was to compare the efficacy ...
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 ...