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    • Anticonvulsant and convulsant effects of organic solvents 

      Silva Filho, Armando Ramos [UNIFESP]; Pires, Maria Laura Nogueira [UNIFESP]; Shiotsuki, Nobuco [UNIFESP] (Elsevier B.V., 1992-01-01)
      Previous studies suggest that organic solvents show anticonvulsant and convulsant effects, respectively at low and high doses. In the present study the first experiment was designed to determine low and high doses of ...
    • Associação entre Transtorno Disfórico Pré-menstrual e Transtornos Depressivos 

      Pires, Maria Laura Nogueira [UNIFESP]; Calil, Helena Maria [UNIFESP] (Associação Brasileira de Psiquiatria - ABP, 1999-06-01)
      Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder (PMDD) is characterised by a myriad of emotional symptoms and behavioural alterations, which occur with a cyclic temporal pattern associated with the pre-menstrual period. The validity of ...
    • Bioavailability of immediate and controlled release formulations of lithium carbonate 

      Vismari, Luciana [UNIFESP]; Pires, Maria Laura Nogueira [UNIFESP]; Benedito-Silva, Ana Amélia [UNIFESP]; Calil, Helena Maria [UNIFESP] (Associação Brasileira de Psiquiatria - ABP, 2002-06-01)
      INTRODUCTION/OBJECTIVES: Controlled-release lithium formulations were developed to minimize elevated blood peaks, related to side-effects and intoxications. However, there is little information about the bioavailability ...
    • Clinical utility of the premenstrual assessment form as an instrument auxiliary to the diagnosis of premenstrual dysphoric disorder 

      Pires, Maria Laura Nogueira [UNIFESP]; Calil, Helena Maria [UNIFESP] (Elsevier B.V., 2000-07-17)
      The Premenstrual Assessment Form (PAF) is a retrospective self-report questionnaire, yielding classification into syndromal categories and severity assessment (unipolar summary scales) of behavioral, psychological and ...
    • Disfonia pré-menstrual: evolução do conceito, dificuldades diagnósticas e aspectos terapêuticos - efeitos da privação parcial de sono 

      Pires, Maria Laura Nogueira [UNIFESP] (Universidade Federal de São Paulo (UNIFESP), 1996)
    • Free-running circadian rhythms of muscle strength, reaction time, and body temperature in totally blind people 

      Rossi Squarcini, Camila Fabiana; Pires, Maria Laura Nogueira [UNIFESP]; Lopes, Cleide [UNIFESP]; Benedito-Silva, Ana Amelia; Esteves, Andrea Maculano [UNIFESP]; Cornelissen-Guillaume, Germaine; Matarazzo, Carolina [UNIFESP]; Garcia, Danilo [UNIFESP]; Peccin, Maria Stella [UNIFESP]; Tufik, Sergio [UNIFESP]; Mello, Marco Tulio de [UNIFESP] (Springer, 2013-01-01)
      Light is the major synchronizer of circadian rhythms. in the absence of light, as for totally blind people, some variables, such as body temperature, have an endogenous period that is longer than 24 h and tend to be free ...
    • Further validation of actigraphy for sleep studies 

      Souza, Luciane de [UNIFESP]; Benedito-Silva, Ana Amélia [UNIFESP]; Pires, Maria Laura Nogueira [UNIFESP]; Poyares, Dalva [UNIFESP]; Tufik, Sergio [UNIFESP]; Calil, Helena Maria [UNIFESP] (Amer Acad Sleep Medicine, 2003-02-01)
      Study Objectives: Actigraphy is generally compared to polysomnography (PSG), which has been considered the gold standard for sleep studies. The objective of the present study was to evaluate the concordance between PSG and ...
    • Increasing trends of sleep complaints in the city of São Paulo, Brazil 

      Santos-Silva, Rogerio [UNIFESP]; Azeredo Bittencourt, Lia Rita [UNIFESP]; Pires, Maria Laura Nogueira [UNIFESP]; Mello, Marco Tulio de [UNIFESP]; Taddei, Jose Augusto [UNIFESP]; Benedito-Silva, Ana Amelia; Pompeia, Celine [UNIFESP]; Tufik, Sergio [UNIFESP] (Elsevier B.V., 2010-06-01)
      Objective: the aim of this study was to compare the prevalence of sleep habits and complaints and to estimate the secular trends through three population-based surveys carried out in 1987, 1995, and 2007 in the general ...
    • Involvement of the opioid system in the development and expression of sensitization to the locomotor-activating effect of ethanol 

      Camarini, Rosana [UNIFESP]; Pires, Maria Laura Nogueira [UNIFESP]; Calil, Helena Maria [UNIFESP] (Cambridge Univ Press, 2000-12-01)
      Previous studies have shown that pretreatment with naloxone (Nlx), an opiate antagonist, attenuates the stimulating effect of ethanol. the purpose of the present study was to determine the influence of Nix on the development ...
    • Pituitary volume and the effects of phototherapy in patients with seasonal winter depression: a controlled study 

      Miranda-Scippa, Ângela Marisa de Aquino [UNIFESP]; Pires, Maria Laura Nogueira [UNIFESP]; Handfas, Benjamim Wolf; Marie, Sueli Kazue Nagahashi; Calil, Helena Maria [UNIFESP] (Associação Brasileira de Psiquiatria - ABP, 2008-03-01)
      OBJECTIVES: Our aims were to investigate the pituitary volume in patients with seasonal winter depression and healthy volunteers in winter and summer, and to assess the effects of phototherapy in these patients. METHOD: ...
    • Relationship between Brazilian airline pilot errors and time of day 

      Mello, Marco Tulio de [UNIFESP]; Esteves, Andrea Maculano [UNIFESP]; Pires, Maria Laura Nogueira [UNIFESP]; Santos, Deborah Cristina dos [UNIFESP]; Bittencourt, Lia Rita Azeredo [UNIFESP]; Santos-Silva, Rogerio [UNIFESP]; Tufik, Sergio [UNIFESP] (Associação Brasileira de Divulgação Científica, 2008-12-01)
      Flight safety is one of the most important and frequently discussed issues in aviation. Recent accident inquiries have raised questions as to how the work of flight crews is organized and the extent to which these conditions ...
    • Seasonal variation of suicide in Brazil 

      Benedito-Silva, Ana Amelia [UNIFESP]; Pires, Maria Laura Nogueira [UNIFESP]; Calil, Helena Maria [UNIFESP] (Taylor & Francis Inc, 2007-01-01)
      Most of what is known about the seasonal variation in suicide rate originates from studies conducted in the northern hemisphere; very few studies have been done in the southern hemisphere. the purpose of the present study ...
    • Sleep and sleepiness among Brazilian shift-working bus drivers 

      Santos, Eduardo Henrique Rosa [UNIFESP]; Mello, Marco Tulio de [UNIFESP]; Pradella-Hallinan, Márcia Lurdes de Cássia [UNIFESP]; Luchesi, Ligia [UNIFESP]; Pires, Maria Laura Nogueira [UNIFESP]; Tufik, Sergio [UNIFESP] (Marcel Dekker Inc, 2004-01-01)
      The aim of this study was to evaluate daytime and nighttime sleep, as well as daytime and nighttime sleepiness of professional shift-working bus drivers. Thirty-two licensed bus drivers were assessed by nocturnal and diurnal ...
    • Sleep disorders, sleepiness and traffic safety: a public health menace 

      Pandi-Perumal, Seithikurippu Ratnas; Verster, Joris C.; Kayumov, Leonid; Lowe, Alan D.; Santana, Marcos Gonçalves de [UNIFESP]; Pires, Maria Laura Nogueira [UNIFESP]; Tufik, Sergio [UNIFESP]; Mello, Marco Tulio de [UNIFESP] (Associação Brasileira de Divulgação Científica, 2006-07-01)
      Sleep disorders are not uncommon and have been widely reported throughout the world. They have a profound impact on industrialized 24-h societies. Consequences of these problems include impaired social and recreational ...
    • Sleep habits and complaints of adults in the city of São Paulo, Brazil, in 1987 and 1995 

      Pires, Maria Laura Nogueira [UNIFESP]; Benedito-Silva, Ana Amélia [UNIFESP]; Mello, Marco Tulio de [UNIFESP]; Del Giglio, Sandra Braz [UNIFESP]; Pompeia, Céline [UNIFESP]; Tufik, Sergio [UNIFESP] (Associação Brasileira de Divulgação Científica, 2007-11-01)
      This study compares the prevalence of complaints of insomnia, excessive diurnal sleepiness, parasomnias, and sleep habits of the adult population in the city of São Paulo, Brazil, estimated in surveys carried out in 1987 ...
    • Sleep, ageing and night work 

      Pires, Maria Laura Nogueira [UNIFESP]; Teixeira, Cristiane Westin [UNIFESP]; Esteves, Andrea Maculano [UNIFESP]; Bittencourt, Lia Rita Azeredo [UNIFESP]; Santos-Silva, Rogerio [UNIFESP]; Santos, Ruth Ferreira [UNIFESP]; Tufik, Sergio [UNIFESP]; Mello, Marco Tulio de [UNIFESP] (Associação Brasileira de Divulgação Científica, 2009-09-01)
      Studies have shown that the frequency or worsening of sleep disorders tends to increase with age and that the ability to perform circadian adjustments tends to decrease in individuals who work the night shift. This condition ...
    • Tolerância dos efeitos hipoglicemiante e hipotermizante do etanol em ratos 

      Pires, Maria Laura Nogueira [UNIFESP] (Universidade Federal de São Paulo (UNIFESP), 1990)