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Adolescent health and adaptation in Canada: Examination of gender and age aspects of the healthy immigrant effect
(Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2014-11-14)
Introduction A longstanding and widely held assumption is that immigrants suffer from ill health and adaptation problems. Yet recent studies show that immigrants report the same or better state of health compared to their native-born counterparts. This phenomenon, known as the healthy immigrant effect, has been found in studies of specific health conditions of adults. The present study focuses instead ...
Global cortical thinning in acute anorexia nervosa normalizes following long-term weight restoration
(Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2014-09-22)
<b>Background:</b> Anorexia nervosa (AN) is a serious eating disorder characterized by selfstarvation, extreme weight loss and alterations in brain structure. Structural magnetic resonance imaging (sMRI) studies have documented brain volume reductions in acute AN, but it is unclear whether they are 1) regionally-specific or 2) reversible following weight restoration. Here, we measured cortical ...