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Name: JAMA neurology
We show that the social dynamics responsible for the formation of connected components that appear recurrently in face-to-face interaction networks find a natural explanation in the assumption that th...
Involuntary treatment is controversial and widely debated, but remains a significant component of treatment for severe anorexia nervosa. Given how little is known about this topic, we describe the fre...
The increasing age of the US population is increasing the demand for healthcare services for elderly patients. However, elderly patients, particularly those over the age of 75, may encounter unique ch...
Rising annual incidence of involuntary hospitalisation have been reported in England and some other higher-income countries, but the reasons for this increase are unclear. We aimed to describe the ext...
Venous thromboembolism (VTE) is a multifactorial disease. Cancer and older age are risk factors for both recurrent VTE and bleeding under anticoagulant therapy. Oral direct factor Xa inhibitors (Xa in...
Blepharospasm is a chronic disorder characterized by too many contractions in the muscles around the eye and nearby facial muscles, leading to involuntary eye closure. This study is a comp...
Objectives: Upper eyelid retraction was believed to be maintained solely by voluntary contraction of the levator palpebrae superioris (LPS) and frontalis muscles, together with involuntary...
The purpose of this study is to see whether therapy for elderly adults with major depression can be delivered effectively using videoconferencing technology ("telepsychology"), which allow...
The purpose of this study is to compare two types of botulinum toxin type A to treat the involuntary muscle contractions in the neck
Urinary incontinence (UI) is defined by the International Continence Society as "any involuntary loss of urine complained by the patient". The anatomical and histological specificities of ...
A condition characterized by focal DYSTONIA that progresses to involuntary spasmodic contractions of the muscles of the legs, trunk, arms, and face. The hands are often spared, however, sustained axial and limb contractions may lead to a state where the body is grossly contorted. Onset is usually in the first or second decade. Familial patterns of inheritance, primarily autosomal dominant with incomplete penetrance, have been identified. (Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, p1078)
Involuntary discharge of URINE that is associated with an abrupt and strong desire to void. It is usually related to the involuntary contractions of the detrusor muscle of the bladder (detrusor hyperreflexia or detrusor instability).
Involuntary reddening, especially of the face, associated with feelings of embarrassment, confusion or shame.
Recurrent or persistent involuntary SPASM of the outer muscles of the VAGINA, occurring during vaginal penetration.
A symptom, not a disease, of a twisted neck. In most instances, the head is tipped toward one side and the chin rotated toward the other. The involuntary muscle contractions in the neck region of patients with torticollis can be due to congenital defects, trauma, inflammation, tumors, and neurological or other factors.