Nick J McClure

Nick J McClure
Yale University | YU · MacMillan Center for International and Area Studies

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Urbanization and scarce income-earning opportunities have led to increasing commercialization of non-timber forest products in southern Africa, including the nutritious mopane worm Imbrasia (=Gonimbrasia) belina. The mopane worm contributes substantially to incomes and food security in households across the region, but little research has addressed...
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The relationship between premenstrual affective syndrome and psychiatric disorder was investigated, using 81 women presenting to a Neurology Clinic with functional headache. Premenstrual affective syndrome was significantly associated with a history of depressive syndrome in the population studied. Patients judged to have a non-affective psychiatri...
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Sixty-four per cent of 874 freshmen and sophomore women sent questionnaires about premenstrual and menstrual symptoms returned them. They differed from those not returning the questionnaires only in year of school. As predicted, women reporting premenstrual affective symptoms were more likely than those who did not report them to seek psychiatric c...
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Conducted a structured 1-3 hr. interview with 100 Ss with "functional" headache seen at the neurology outpatient service of a university hospital. 68 Ss were diagnosed as having some kind of psychiatric disorder; 32 had no definable psychiatric disorder. Depressive syndrome (50% of all Ss) and hysteria (15%) were the 2 most common psychiatric disor...
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Two studies have been made of the relationship between premenstrual tension and phase of the menstrual cycle at the time of suicide attempt. Tonks et al. (1968) reported a negative relationship. Women without premenstrual symptoms accounted for the premenstrual increase in suicide attempts. Zacco et al. (1960) reported a significant positive relati...
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The premenstrual occurrence or exacerbation of affective symptoms has been noted (Dalton, 1964). This symptom exacerbation may be sufficient to require hospitalization (Dalton, 1959; Janowsky et al., 1966). Data presented by Coppen (1965) indicate that women with affective disorder are more likely to report the premenstrual symptom of depression th...
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A review of studies relating suicide to the menstrual cycle (Wetzel et al., in preparation) showed that an increased proportion of female suicides and attempted suicides probably occur during the luteal (from ovulation to onset of menses) and menstrual phases of the cycle. Mandell and Mandell (1967), in a study of women calling the Los Angeles Suic...

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