Olfactory Bulb

Publication Title: 
Schizophrenia Bulletin

Among the sensory modalities, olfaction is most closely associated with the frontal and temporal brain regions that are implicated in schizophrenia and most intimately related to the affective and mnemonic functions that these regions subserve. Olfactory probes may therefore be ideal tools through which to assess the structural and functional integrity of the neural substrates that underlie disease-related cognitive and emotional disturbances.

Author(s): 
Turetsky, Bruce I.
Hahn, Chang-Gyu
Borgmann-Winter, Karin
Moberg, Paul J.
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Pharmazie in Unserer Zeit
Author(s): 
Buchbauer, G.
Hafner, M.
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Le Chirurgien-Dentiste De France
Author(s): 
Leger, J.
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Professional Nurse (London, England)
Author(s): 
Armstrong, F.
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Archives De l'Institut Pasteur De Madagascar

The following aromatherapy study reports the antimicrobial activity of eight Malagasy essential oils by the determination of their respective M.I.C. (Minimal Inhibitory Concentration) on enteropathogenic and spoilage bacteria strains. The aromatic plants used were taken from the Labiatae family (Thymus vulgaris, Ocimum gratissimum), the Myrtaceae family (Eugenia caryophyllata, Melaleuca viridiflora) and the Compositae (Helichrysum lavanduloides, H. bracteiferum, H. gymnocephalum, Psiadia altissima).

Author(s): 
Ramanoelina, A. R.
Terrom, G. P.
Bianchini, J. P.
Coulanges, P.
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Hamdard Medicus
Author(s): 
El-Gammal, S. Y.
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Nursing Standard (Royal College of Nursing (Great Britain): 1987)
Author(s): 
Clifford, F.
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Nursing Standard (Royal College of Nursing (Great Britain): 1987)
Author(s): 
Hanse, M.
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Nursing Standard (Royal College of Nursing (Great Britain): 1987)

Dorothy Crowther describes the evolution of the Wirral Holistic Care Services, a company dedicated to helping people cope with cancer. Based on a recognition that such patients want more than the standard NHS fare, initial evaluations suggest that the company is going some way to meeting the extra needs of this group. Available therapies include aromatherapy, kinesiology, reflexology and meditation, incorporating a model of care which endorses putting the patient first.

Author(s): 
Crowther, D.
Publication Title: 
Nursing Standard (Royal College of Nursing (Great Britain): 1987)

The association of skin disorder with emotion has been recognised for some time. Maureen Marshall explores the use of stress management techniques such as relaxation, aromatherapy and therapeutic massage as a means of helping patients with dermatological conditions to cope with the pressures which may exacerbate their skin problems. Nurses, working in tandem with psychologists, have a key role to play in patients' emotional care, but greater commitment in terms of training and funding are required to prepare properly them for this function.

Author(s): 
Marshall, M.

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