However, in Romania, psychological autopsy is the exception rather than the rule as an investigation method, mostly because catamnestic
data are difficult to collect, particularly from persons involved in the mourning process.
observation during the first year of life has established persistence of the majority of viruses, detected in children in the neonatal period including cardiotropic coxsackieviruses type 1-5 and coxsackievirus A13 (Ulitskiy and Chukhovina, 2001).
But on the other hand, it should be pointed out that (a) the catamnestic
period was sufficiently long to even out fluctuations in the status of the asthma related to seasonality, (b) data was collected not only under physiological parameters (the reliability of which is frequently questioned [Bernard-Bonin, et al., 1995]), but also through behavioral and psychometric parameters, and finally (c) the size of the sample can withstand international comparisons.
studies at our clinic - studies on the course of dyslexia and experimental studies on basic neuropsychological and neurobiological explanatory factors of dyslexia in young adults - indicated that the norms for the spelling test we used had significantly changed during the last decades and were no longer valid.
Dynamics of changes of a person in the course of disease was detected by a thorough clinico-psychopathological examination with data from anamnesis, catamnestic
observation, duration of remissions and frequency of "disruption".