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Detection of depression in low resource settings: validation of the Patient Health Questionnaire (PHQ-9) and cultural concepts of distress in Nepal.
(BMC Psychiatry, 2016-03-08)
BACKGROUND: Despite recognition of the burden of disease due to mood disorders in low- and middle-income countries, there is a lack of consensus on best practices for detecting depression. Self-report screening tools, such ...
Myosin VIIA, important for human auditory function, is necessary for Drosophila auditory organ development.
(PLoS One, 2008-05-07)
BACKGROUND: Myosin VIIA (MyoVIIA) is an unconventional myosin necessary for vertebrate audition -. Human auditory transduction occurs in sensory hair cells with a staircase-like arrangement of apical protrusions called ...
Small-bodied humans from Palau, Micronesia.
(PLoS One, 2008-03-12)
UNLABELLED: Newly discovered fossil assemblages of small bodied Homo sapiens from Palau, Micronesia possess characters thought to be taxonomically primitive for the genus Homo. BACKGROUND: Recent surface collection and test ...
The impact of structured support groups for pregnant South African women recently diagnosed HIV positive.
(Women Health, 2011-08-31)
The authors of this study evaluated a structured 10-session psychosocial support group intervention for newly HIV-diagnosed pregnant South African women. Participants were expected to display increases in HIV disclosure, ...
Transgenerational Effects of Early Life Starvation on Growth, Reproduction, and Stress Resistance in Caenorhabditis elegans.
Starvation during early development can have lasting effects that influence organismal fitness and disease risk. We characterized the long-term phenotypic consequences of starvation during early larval development ...
Managing Stigma Effectively: What Social Psychology and Social Neuroscience Can Teach Us.
(Acad Psychiatry, 2016-04)
Psychiatric education is confronted with three barriers to managing stigma associated with mental health treatment. First, there are limited evidence-based practices for stigma reduction, and interventions to deal with stigma ...
Studying human fertility and environmental exposures.
(Environ Health Perspect, 2004-08)
Age mediation of frontoparietal activation during visual feature search.
Activation of frontal and parietal brain regions is associated with attentional control during visual search. We used fMRI to characterize age-related differences in frontoparietal activation in a highly efficient feature ...
Reactions to discrimination, stigmatization, ostracism, and other forms of interpersonal rejection: a multimotive model.
(Psychol Rev, 2009-04)
This article describes a new model that provides a framework for understanding people's reactions to threats to social acceptance and belonging as they occur in the context of diverse phenomena such as rejection, discrimination, ...
Differences in the early cognitive development of children and great apes.
(Dev Psychobiol, 2014-04)
There is very little research comparing great ape and human cognition developmentally. In the current studies we compared a cross-sectional sample of 2- to 4-year-old human children (n=48) with a large sample of chimpanzees ...