To understand a little something about maternal depression, perhaps the place to start is Boyle/Pickles. Their most pertinent published study is: Boyle, M. H.; Pickles, A. (1997) Maternal depressive symptoms and ratings of emotional disorder in children and adolescents, Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry 38.
The Minnesota Medical foundation described, a while ago, a hamburgers-and-human experiment that took place a good while before that. Their blog in 2008 called it “an unusual hamburger experiment” done in the 1930s by Jesse McClendon [pictured here] of the University of Minnesota’s Department of Physiological Chemistry. Some details: He planned to feed a single experimental […]
Today: Part 2 in our Problems with Chinese Pickles Series (click here to revisit part 1). Chinese pickles are, as the title of this series strongly implies, not always without problems. The situation is far from intractable, as one sees in this study: “Problems Existing in Sichuan Pickles and Solving Measures” Tai-jian Hu, Guo-bing Li, […]
Today: Part 1 in our Problems with Chinese Pickles Series. Chinese pickles are a window into many worlds, as the keywords indicate for this study: “The History and Development of Chinese Pickles, ” Gong Chen, Food and Fermentation Technology, March 2010. (Thanks to investigator Tom Gill for bringing this to our attention.) The author, at […]
For pure, academic namepower, who can compete with the Savage, Pickles combination? See, for example: “Social change, friendship and civic participation“, Yaojun Li, Mike Savage and Andrew Pickles, Sociological Research Online, vol. 8, no. 4, 2003. BONUS: Pickles & Haddock
To understand a little something about the evolution of insight, paranoia and depression during early schizophrenia, one might do well to begin with Pickles and Haddock. Their most pertinent published study is: Drake, R.J.; Pickles, A.; Bentall, R.P.; Kinderman, P.; Haddock, G.; Tarrier, N.; & Lewis, S.W. (2004). The evolution of insight, paranoia and depression […]
“Why Some People Prefer Pickle Juice: The Research of Dr. Richard P. Lifton,” Peter M. Gayed, Yale Journal of Biology and Medicine, vol. 80, no. 4, December 2007, pp. 159–63. The author, at Yale University School of Medicine, begins: Dr. Richard Lifton has seen patients who crave nothing more than pickle juice. (That’s an excerpt […]