Laurel Ranger

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Apathy: An Important Predictor of Employment in Huntington Disease

Apathy: An Important Predictor of Employment in Huntington Disease

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The authors noted that apathy is very common and progressive among Huntington disease mutation carriers, even during early stages of the disease, and has been associated with decline in general functioning.

Intervention Improves Quality of Life, Agitation in Nursing Home Patients With Dementia

Intervention Improves Quality of Life, Agitation in Nursing Home Patients With Dementia

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Patients randomly assigned to the intervention experienced a statistically significant improvement in quality of life, agitation, and overall neuropsychiatric symptoms.

Social Cognitive Skills Training Improves Social Cognition in Psychosis

Social Cognitive Skills Training Improves Social Cognition in Psychosis

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Functional improvement was evaluated for individuals with psychotic disorders who underwent a 24-session social cognitive skills training program.

Increased Risk for ADHD in Offspring of Parents With Type 1 Diabetes

Increased Risk for ADHD in Offspring of Parents With Type 1 Diabetes

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After a median of 25 years of follow-up, 2.4% of those born to a parent with a type 1 diabetes diagnosis were diagnosed with ADHD, compared with only 1.5% of the matched controls.

Cost-Effectiveness of Paliperidone Palmitate in Schizophrenia With Cardiometabolic Comorbidities

Cost-Effectiveness of Paliperidone Palmitate in Schizophrenia With Cardiometabolic Comorbidities

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Although all-cause pharmacy costs were higher in the paliperidone palmitate group, adjusted all-cause medical costs were lower.

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