Jasenka Piljac Zegarac

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Delirium, Dementia, and the Aging Brain: Searching for Answers

Delirium, Dementia, and the Aging Brain: Searching for Answers

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Although existing management strategies for delirium are limited in effectiveness, researchers are hopeful that improvements in prevention strategies for delirium may be achieved by gaining a better understanding of the role of cognitive and brain reserve.

Cardiovascular Risk Management May Slow Neurocognitive Decline in HIV

Cardiovascular Risk Management May Slow Neurocognitive Decline in HIV

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HIV-associated neurocognitive disorder is a term used to describe a range of neurocognitive dysfunction issues linked to HIV infection.

Elevated Levels of Childhood Adversity  in Patients with Fibromyalgia and Chronic Widespread Pain

Elevated Levels of Childhood Adversity in Patients with Fibromyalgia and Chronic Widespread Pain

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Childhood adversity has a profound impact on perceived pain severity in female FM/CWP patients with PTSD symptoms.

Bipolar Disorder: Childhood Trauma Modulates Impact on Amygdala, Hippocampus

Bipolar Disorder: Childhood Trauma Modulates Impact on Amygdala, Hippocampus

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Childhood trauma modulates the effects of bipolar disorder on the amygdala and hippocampus by causing an increase in the volumes of gray matter.

Depressive Symptoms in Postpartum Women Reduced By Exercise

Depressive Symptoms in Postpartum Women Reduced By Exercise

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Physical activity is a safe and effective strategy for preventing depressive symptoms in pregnant and postpartum women.

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