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Malignant catatonia due to anti-NMDA-receptor encephalitis in a 15-year-old girl: case report and summary of current knowledge

Anti-N-methyl-D-aspartate (NMDA) receptor encephalitis is an autoimmune encephalitic syndrome with a specific pattern of presentation, course, and outcome. After the initial reports by Dalmau et al., multiple centers around the world reported similar cases. 153 palabras más

Neuropsychiatry

Low Doses of Venlafaxine in a Young Man with ASD and Behavioral Disorders: A Case Report

No specific pharmacological approach to behavioral disorders in patients with severe intellectual disabilities associated with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) exists. Neuroleptics are known to be epileptogenic, and benzodiazepines have an adverse effect on their already limited cognitive capabilities. 164 palabras más

Neuropsychiatry

Joint Hyperlaxity and Preterm Delivery: A Possible Genetic Correlation

Joint hyperlaxity; Preterm delivery; Genetic correlation; Cervical incompetence. In the last years, several epidemiological evidence indicates that genetic factors could play a significant role in the etiology of spontaneous preterm delivery (PTD), defined as delivery occurring before 37 weeks of gestation. 177 palabras más

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Intervention for Reactive/ Proactive Aggressors and Aggressive/ Pure Victims of School Bullying in Hong Kong: A Review and New Developments

No prior study has focused on intervention specifically for high-risk schoolchildren with both subtypes of aggression, reactive and proactive aggression, as well as both subtypes of victimization, aggressive and pure victimization. 205 palabras más

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Mechanisms of Deep Brain Stimulation for Epilepsy and Associated Comorbidities

Deep brain stimulation (DBS) is an important effective treatment for pharmacoresistant epilepsy, but its mechanism is still not clear. In clinical application, the possible effects and mechanisms DBS in treatment of epilepsy are different according to different stimulation parameters. 154 palabras más

Neuropsychiatry

Malignant catatonia due to anti-NMDA-receptor encephalitis in a 15-year-old girl: case report and summary of current knowledge

Anti-N-methyl-D-aspartate receptor encephalitis is a recently identified autoimmune disorder with a prominent neuropsychiatric presentation. We present the case of a 15-yearold girl with partial complex seizures with secondary generalization and acute mania with psychotic features. 90 palabras más

Neuropsychiatry

Low Doses of Venlafaxine in a Young Man with ASD and Behavioral Disorders: A Case Report

No specific pharmacological approach to behavioral disorders in patients with severe intellectual disabilities associated with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) exists. Neuroleptics are known to be epileptogenic, and benzodiazepines have an adverse effect on their already limited cognitive capabilities. 68 palabras más

Neuropsychiatry