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Book Chapter
Series: Key Issues in Mental Health
Volume: 176
Published: 05 November 2009
10.1159/000258454
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9238-3
... Abstract Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is very frequent in offender populations. ‘Pure’ ADHD seldom occurs in these persons. The majority of individuals suffer from ADHD in combination with conduct disorder. The risk of developing antisocial and delinquent behavior during...
Book Chapter
Series: Advances in Psychosomatic Medicine
Volume: 31
Published: 11 October 2011
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9825-5
...References References 1. Scott CL, Holmberg T: Castration of sex offenders: prisoners’ rights versus public safet. J Am Acad Psychiatry Law 2003;31:502-509 2. Travin S, Cullen K, Protter B: Female sex offenders: severe victims and victimizer. J Forensic Sci 1990;35:140-150 3...
Book Chapter
Series: Key Issues in Mental Health
Volume: 178
Published: 01 February 2013
10.1159/000343292
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9989-4
... is in all cases a relational offense in addition to sometimes being a criminal offense. The historical background of the subject is compared with other medical developments. Offender strategies are outlined in order to provide an understanding of how effective preventive strategies must be implemented...
Book Chapter
Series: Advances in Psychosomatic Medicine
Volume: 31
Published: 11 October 2011
10.1159/000330196
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9825-5
... Abstract Gonadotropin-releasing hormone agonists are underutilized in patients seeking diminution of problematic sexual drives. This chapter reviews the literature on surgical castration of sex offenders, anti-androgen use and the rationale for providing androgen deprivation therapy, rather...
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Series: Chemical Immunology and Allergy
Volume: 101
Published: 21 May 2015
10.1159/000371702
EISBN: 978-3-318-02341-1
.... The prompt recognition of symptoms of anaphylaxis, the correct identification of offending foods, and early treatment are vitally important for managing anaphylaxis and preventing future food reactions. Diagnosis Anaphylaxis is a multi-organ system reaction, and although the skin, gastrointestinal...
Book Chapter
Series: Frontiers of Neurology and Neuroscience
Volume: 41
Published: 06 December 2017
10.1159/000475689
EISBN: 978-3-318-05859-8
... Abstract In 1974, Critchley described misoplegia as the phenomenon in which a hemiplegic patient develops a morbid dislike towards the offending immobile limbs. Patients with misoplegia may employ, but more commonly strike their paretic limbs not recognized as self. The pathophysiological...
Book Chapter
Series: Chemical Immunology and Allergy
Volume: 101
Published: 21 May 2015
10.1159/000371700
EISBN: 978-3-318-02341-1
... of gastrointestinal food allergies requires the strict elimination of offending food allergens until tolerance has developed. In breast-fed infants, a maternal elimination diet is often sufficient to control symptoms. In formula-fed infants, treatment usually involves the use an extensively hydrolysed or amino acid...
Book Chapter
Series: Current Problems in Dermatology
Volume: 45
Published: 13 March 2014
10.1159/000356182
EISBN: 978-3-318-02527-9
... is the primary offender, and the majority of these tumors present in the oropharynx, with a smaller proportion in the larynx and oral cavity. While traditionally treated with surgery, the paradigm has shifted to more of a nonoperative chemoradiation therapy approach, with the hope of improving vital functions...
Book Chapter
Series: Key Issues in Mental Health
Volume: 178
Published: 01 February 2013
10.1159/000342775
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9989-4
... treatment needs. Although the main focus of sexual abuse prevention has been on education programs aimed at children, and offender management, it remains unknown whether such programs actually prevent child sexual abuse. Most information about sexual abuse of girls is based on studies from high-income...
Book Chapter
Series: Chemical Immunology and Allergy
Volume: 97
Published: 07 May 2012
10.1159/000335633
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9971-9
... and history of drug intake is usually necessary to establish the diagnosis, and discontinue the offending agent when feasible. The pathomechanisms of drug-related skin reactions remain unclear. However, the induction of drug reactions by a new class of biologies which block a specific target should help...
Book Chapter
Series: Advances in Biological Psychiatry
Volume: 27
Published: 09 January 2012
10.1159/000331659
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9801-9
... dependent upon the symptoms that predominate, given the differential balance between dopaminergic and cholinergic dysfunction between these three side effect clusters. Though stopping or switching the offending drug is always the first option, newer drugs for the treatment of Alzheimer’s disease whose...
Book Chapter
Series: Frontiers of Oral Biology
Volume: 15
Published: 02 November 2011
10.1159/000329670
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9834-7
... Abstract This chapter addresses the host responses to the microbial biofilm that constitutes the subgingival dental plaque. The host response to infection draws upon the innate, inflammatory and adaptive immune systems, whose role is to provide the appropriate response to the offending...
Book Chapter
Series: Nestlé Nutrition Institute Workshop Series
Volume: 60
Published: 02 August 2007
10.1159/000106367
EISBN: 978-3-318-01503-4
... diet-related deficiencies, the mainstay of treatmentof food allergy being strict avoidance of offending antigens in the diet. The advantage ofelimination diets lies in silencing the specific allergic inflammation induced by the foodresponsible, the effect thus being antigen-specific. Concomitantly...
Book Chapter
Published: 31 May 2007
10.1159/000104204
EISBN: 978-3-318-01454-9
... of even more severedrug reactions like Stevens-Johnson syndrome, toxicepidermal necrolysis or a drug rash with eosinophilia andsystemic symptoms. In most cases, management includesearly withdrawal of the offending drug and usually supportivetreatment with emollients, topical corticosteroids andsystemic...
Book Chapter
Series: Contributions to Nephrology
Volume: 153
Published: 03 November 2006
10.1159/000096761
EISBN: 978-3-318-01397-9
... Abstract The kidney is a target organ in plasma cell dyscrasias. Usually the offending moleculesare the monoclonal light chains (LCs), but the complete immunoglobulins can participate inthe pathogenesis of organ damage. The primary structure of the monoclonal proteins is at thebasis...
Book Chapter
Series: Chemical Immunology and Allergy
Volume: 91
Published: 20 January 2006
10.1159/000090247
EISBN: 978-3-318-01266-8
... Abstract The eye is largely exposed to foreign substances, and ocular tissues have a complete arrayof immune cells to interact with offending antigens. In particular, the external eye represents anideal site for immediate hypersensitivity reactions because of the high number of mast cells inthe...
Book Chapter
Series: Endocrine Development
Volume: 8
Published: 15 February 2005
10.1159/000084099
EISBN: 978-3-318-01178-4
... Abstract Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a prevalent cause of menstrual disorders, acneand hirsutism presenting during adolescence. In the majority of cases, a familial trait isobvious but the offending genes have yet to be identified. However, much of the pathophysiologyof the syndrome...
Book Chapter
Published: 10 March 1971
10.1159/000391662
EISBN: 978-3-318-04643-4
... where suitably formulated vaccines confer effective immunity. Chemo-prophylaxis may prevent the complications often associated with upper respiratory infections.In allergic rhinitis drug treatment is resorted to when the offending allergen cannot be found or if the patient does not respond adequately...
Book Chapter
Series: Key Issues in Mental Health
Volume: 176
Published: 05 November 2009
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9238-3
... delinquency New York, Guilford Press, 2003; 31. Rösler M, Retz W, Yaqoobi K, Burg E, Retz-Junginger P: Attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder in female offenders: prevalence, psychiatric comorbidity and psychosocial implications. Eur Arch Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 2009;258:98-105 32. Moffitt TE...