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Volume: 32
Published: 31 December 1979
EISBN: 978-3-318-06163-5
... Abstract Family therapy of psychosomatic disorders is often difficult and comparable to the therapy of psychotic patients. Nonetheless, the results published today by authors such as Minuchin and Selvini and our own experiences are promising indeed. We have found that what seemed...
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Series: World Review of Nutrition and Dietetics
Volume: 121
Published: 01 December 2020
EISBN: 978-3-318-06698-2
... Abstract The right course for a person’s health later in life is set during pregnancy, infancy, and early childhood. A healthy lifestyle at this sensitive stage of life has a significantly positive impact on the health of a mother, her child, and the entire family for the long term. In Germany...
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Series: Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine
Volume: 22
Published: 11 February 2020
EISBN: 978-3-318-06621-0
..., but also to actively participate in the care and to be an integrated part of their own baby’s life is essential. The neonatal intensive care environment is often a challenge in itself, and the intrinsic difficulties facing a preterm or sick infant are numerous. The concept of family-centered care has...
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Series: Key Issues in Mental Health
Volume: 179
Published: 01 December 2014
EISBN: 978-3-318-02604-7
... mental illness) from a primary care perspective and the role of family physicians or general practitioners in the management of multimorbidity. Strong primary care systems can enable a comprehensive approach to multimorbidity, shifting the paradigm from ‘disease orientation' towards ‘goal orientation...
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Series: Contributions to Human Development
Volume: 26
Published: 29 October 2013
EISBN: 978-3-318-02489-0
... Abstract Cultural differences in emotion responding have been widely observed and must be incorporated into any comprehensive theory of human emotion. Socialization within the family is an important conduit through which culture influences the development of emotion. In this chapter, we focus...
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Series: Contributions to Human Development
Volume: 24
Published: 14 November 2011
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9799-9
... Abstract Migration is transforming the shape of the family. Worldwide, more than 214 million are immigrants or refugees, and in the US about 12% of the population are foreign-born with more than a fifth of the nation’s children growing up in immigrant homes. During the course of migration, many...
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Series: Developments in Ophthalmology
Volume: 45
Published: 11 May 2010
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9419-6
... and ensure clear vision, a rapid wound healing process is necessary at the ocular surface. Over the past 10 years, the trefoil factor family (TFF) and in particular one of its members, trefoil factor 3 (TFF3), has edged ever closer to the spotlight – particularly since TFF3 was found to promote healing...
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Series: Key Issues in Mental Health
Volume: 176
Published: 05 November 2009
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9238-3
... Abstract Twin and family studies in attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) did result in the findings of a strong heritable component (60–80%) of this disorder in children and adolescents. Twin studies have not yet been performed in adults. In addition to increased rates of ADHD...
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Series: Contributions to Microbiology
Volume: 15
Published: 17 June 2008
EISBN: 978-3-8055-8549-1
... across membranes, induces apoptosis, regulatescytokine production, influences gene expression, and promotes formation of extracellular traps. Recently,new homologues of Nox2 were discovered establishing the Nox family of NADPH oxidases that encompassesseven members. Nox1 is highly expressed in the colon...
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Series: Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine
Volume: 12
Published: 20 May 2008
EISBN: 978-3-8055-8527-9
... Abstract Celiac disease has a multifactorial background, but there isno doubt that the genetic component contributes most tothe disease. The incidence within families is ten times theincidence among unrelated individuals. Concordancebetween monozygotic twins is more than 80%, as comparedto...
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Series: Genome Dynamics
Volume: 4
Published: 14 April 2008
EISBN: 978-3-8055-8492-0
... Abstract Whole genome duplications (WGD) have been a frequent occurrence during the evolutionof angiosperms, providing all gene families the opportunity to grow and diversify. Mostof this potential growth has not been realized, since each WGD has been followed by massivegene losses...
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Series: Frontiers of Hormone Research
Volume: 35
Published: 21 June 2006
EISBN: 978-3-318-01379-5
... Abstract Antiangiogenic molecules derived from prolactin (PRL) are not a single entity, butrather a family of peptides with different molecular masses, all containing the N-terminalregion of PRL. Cleavage of PRL by cathepsin-D or by matrix metalloproteases generatesN-terminal fragments that act...
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Series: Current Directions in Autoimmunity
Volume: 9
Published: 19 December 2005
EISBN: 978-3-318-01294-1
... malignancy. In contrast, excessive apoptosis of normally long-livedhemopoietic cells can lead to lymphopenia and immunodeficiency. In mammals, cell deathin response to developmental cues and many cell stress signals is regulated by the opposingfactions of the Bcl-2 family of proteins. In particular, the pro...
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Series: Progress in Tumor Research
Volume: 38
Published: 07 March 2005
EISBN: 978-3-318-01198-2
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Series: Frontiers in Diabetes
Volume: 16
Published: 03 June 2004
EISBN: 978-3-318-01080-0