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Late-life depression: issues for the general practitioner

Late-life depression: issues for the general practitioner Axel Van Damme,1 Tom Declercq,2 Lieve Lemey,3 Hannelore Tandt,4 Mirko Petrovic5 1Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Ghent University ... Psychiatry, AZ Sint-Jan Brugge-Oostende Av , Brugge , Belgium 1 Department of General Practice and Primary Health Care, Ghent University , Ghent , Belgium 2 Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Ghent

What Is Artificial about Life?

The announcement of “Artificial Life” by the Craig Venter group, and the media stir that arose from the news, provoked thoughts about the current technologies in contemporary science and the cultural ... conceptual limits, as in physics — as the beautiful analyses of mesoscopic phenomena by Anderson[13] and Laughlin and Pines[14] have pointed out — and it is completely unfit for life sciences. The problem with

Introduction of a web portal for an Individual Health Management and observational health data sciences

Introduction of a web portal for an Individual Health Management and observational health data sciences Dieter Melchart,1,2 Axel Eustachi,1 Stephan Gronwald,3 Erich Wühr,3 Kristina Wifling,1 Beatrice ... factors of human beings.19 The FLZ presents a questionnaire for assessing general and healthrelated quality of life. It combines three features: economy, Figure 1 Welcome page. Notes: orange 1 = check

Exacerbating Inequalities? Health Policy and the Behavioural Sciences

“macro, big picture, framing contexts of life” [ 45 ]. Nudge, for them, is the current fad within the general trend towards a managerial and reductionist approach to public health, which ultimately ... effectiveness of potential behavioural science interventions in the public health arena in general. Behavioural Law and Policy: Problems of Translation Translating behavioural sciences research into law and

Royal Academy of Sciences and Arts of Barcelona

progress of science and technology. Several years earlier, in 1717, and as a consequence of the Catalonia's stance against k ing Philip V at the beginning of the 18 - tH e r oYal ac adeMY oF scieNces a Nd ... arts o F Barcel oNa b p. 27: Façade of the r oyal academy of sciences and arts at the r ambles, Barcelona . FiG. 1: overview of Barcelona with the Fabra observatory Tcal role of the University of

Paul Eelen: Reflections on Life and Work

heart. In colloquial language, Paul used simple examples from everyday life to briefly illustrate his view on complex issues such as the mind-body gap, the divide between natural and behavioural sciences ... : Dirk Hermans , Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences, KU Leuven, BE X close Frank Baeyens, Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences, KU Leuven, BE X close Tom

The BioStudies database—one stop shop for all data supporting a life sciences study

collaborative projects. The growth in multiomics experiments and other multi-faceted approaches to life sciences research mean that studies result in a diversity of data outputs in multiple locations. BioStudies ... coherently in the longer term. BACKGROUND Research in the life sciences is supported by a variety of specialized and structured resources that house an increasingly large volume of biological research data

Data-Intensive Modelling and Simulation in Life Sciences and Socio-economical and Physical Sciences

, while WG3 and WG4 are thematic umbrellas for data-intensive MS in Life Sciences and for Socio-economical and Physical Sciences. This DSE special issue collects contributions originating from the ... , respectively, have compiled papers presenting general examples of modelling and simulation for big data problems in the context of the two working groups. Within the Action, these and other approaches are of

Investigating the genetic architecture of general and specific psychopathology in adolescence

psychotic experiences, negative dimension, depression and anxiety, but, when modelling a general psychopathology factor based on these measures, specific effects above this persisted only for the negative ... negative dimension. Similar factor relationships were observed for the neuroticism PRS, with a (weak) specific effect only for anxiety once modelling general psychopathology. Psychopathology during

Bringing Darwin into the social sciences and the humanities: cultural evolution and its philosophical implications

Social Sciences, which is the result of a collaborative project between scholars and scientists from the universities of Lille and Ghent. Furthermore, we explain how they add to the discussions about the ... the life and the social sciences and the humanities (e.g., Slingerland and Collard 2012; Wilson 1998) . These projects have discarded all normative ambitions—although their critics have continued to

The Efficiency of Linda for General Purpose Scientific Programming

, however, are of little value unless Linda programs execute efficiently. The goal of this article is to demonstrate that Linda programs are efficient making Linda an effective general purpose tool for ... interaction of processes). In Linda, coordination takes place through six oper­ ations that manipulate an associative, virtual shared memory. This coordination mechanism is both simple and general making it

Quality of Life and Events in the First Year of Life. Results from the Prospective Copenhagen Birth Cohort 1959?61

The objective of this paper was to explore the association between diverse factors occurring during the first year of a child?s life and the quality of life later as an adult. The design was a ... Flensborg-Madsen 3 Niels Jørgen Andersen 6 7 0 Quality of Life Research Clinic , Teglgårdstraede 4-8, DK-1452 Copenhagen K , Denmark 1 Quality of Life Research Center 2 Division of Pediatrics, Faculty of

Exact Output Response Computation of RC Interconnects Under General Polynomial Input Waveforms

researchers have proved Elmore delay to be a bound on the 50% threshold delay for RC interconnects under input waveforms more general than step [ 4 ], it has been reported that the Elmore delay can be very ... . This is equivalent to neglecting the effect of real-life wave shapes on delay computation. As pointed out in [ 6 ] this can lead to wrong delay measures in operation regimes where interconnect RC

How to reach a wider audience with open access publishing: what research universities can learn from universities of applied sciences

In Amsterdam, the libraries of the University of Amsterdam (UvA) and the Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences (AUAS) cooperate closely. In this cooperation, the differences between a research

Pain in Canadian Veterans: Analysis of Data from the Survey on Transition to Civilian Life

Health Sciences, Queen’s University; 4Clinical Research Centre, Kingston General Hospital; 5School of Nursing, Queen’s University, Kingston; 6Department of National Defence, Ottawa, Ontario Correspondence ... from the survey on t ransition to civilian life Elizabeth G VanDenKerkhof Linda VanTil James M Thompson CCFP Jill Sweet MSc Wilma M Hopman MA Meg E Carley Kerry Sudom BACKGroUnD: Little is known about

Symptoms and health-related quality of life in Japanese patients with primary biliary cholangitis

Although patients with primary biliary cholangitis (PBC) experience a variety of symptoms that could impair health-related quality of life (HRQOL), no studies regarding symptoms and impact of PBC on ... their fifth and sixth decades of life, with a male to female ratio of 10:1. Originally, PBC was an insidiously progressive disease, with a high possibility of progression to liver failure and mortality

Theme: General Pediatrics

in patient electronic diaries and independently assessed by the investigator, along with patient-reported quality of life, at the beginning and end of the study. Diarrhea and headache were the only ... and quality of life. One dose of oral ondansetron reduced duration of rotavirus clinical symptoms with a median of two days. Furthermore, ondansetron reduced diarrhea episodes, most pronounced in

Meaning in life: resilience beyond reserve

) estimates in predicting perceived mental health and cognitive status has not been specifically addressed.MethodsWe obtained data from 1081 adults responding to questionnaires on the three meaning in life (MiL ... meaning in life (MiL) dimensions: purpose in life (PiL), sense of coherence (SoC), and engagement with life (EwL). A questionnaire on CR variables was also administered. The outcome measures were self

Equal rights for general internists?

Health Sciences , Washington, DC , USA 2 Veterans Affairs Medical Center , Washington, DC , USA - KEY WORDS: hospitalists; internal medicine; academic performance. Dear Editor, We are responding to the ... recent commentary from The Editors Desk by Carol Bates on BEqual Rights for General Internists?^1. In the editorial, Dr. Bates advocates for equity in dedicated time for academic pursuits between

Genetics, personality and wellbeing. A twin study of traits, facets and life satisfaction

environments. Our aim was to identify personality facets that are important for life satisfaction, and to estimate the contribution of genetic and environmental factors in the association between personality and ... on wellbeing in general, findings on life satisfaction are somewhat divergent, with heritability estimates ranging from zero to 0.5924,32,35,36,37,38. The meta-analysis by Bartels6 examined