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How does having lesions in the frontal lobe of the brain affect the mental health of a Multiple Sclerosis patient?

MRI studies would be performed with each MS flare and annually. Patients with lesions in their frontal lobe would complete a questionnaire regarding their mental and emotional state. Caregivers would also complete the questionnaire with their observations of the MS patient. We would expect to see mood disorders and/or depression in MS patients who have lesions in their frontal lobe. Data would be collected for 5 years.... more »

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Could Schizophrenia Patients be Getting the Wrong Treatment?

I would conduct a month long study where I would observe schizophrenia patients from various age groups. I would monitor their interactions with their family, friends, and even while they are alone. For two weeks I will let the patients take their medication and the following two weeks I will monitor them without any medication.

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