Prevalence and Predictive Factors of Dental Anxiety in Brazilian Adolescents

Source: Journal of Dentistry for Children - Category: Dentistry Authors: Tags: Public Health Source Type: research

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Authors: Marshall GD, Tull MT Abstract INTRODUCTION: The global incidence and prevalence of allergic diseases are increasing as is the intensity and duration of excessive psychological stress due to multiple factors associated with living in today's world such as personal, social and political unrest, increased fear and anxiety and/or depression often leading to hopelessness. Both allergy and chronic psychological stress are characterized by immune imbalances that have similar characteristics. Thus it is reasonable to posit that the two are interactive and that stress may induce as well as complicate at least some ...
Source: Expert Review of Clinical Immunology - Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Expert Rev Clin Immunol Source Type: research
CONCLUSIONS: Findings are consistent with familial transmission of AUD-associated personality traits in COAs, presumably via influences of genetics and/or familial environment. PMID: 30321089 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Substance Use and Misuse - Category: Addiction Tags: Subst Use Misuse Source Type: research
Authors: Cortes J, Fletcher TL, Latini DM, Kauth MR Abstract OBJECTIVE: To examine health and identity differences between older (50+) and younger (
Source: Clinical Gerontologist - Category: Geriatrics Tags: Clin Gerontol Source Type: research
This study investigated the outcomes that an interview-based medical school admission process has on academic performance, psychological health, personality traits, and emotional intelligence.MethodsA comparative cross-sectional study was conducted on the interviewed and non-interviewed cohorts. Their examination marks were obtained from the academic office, psychological health was measured by DASS-21, personality traits were measured by USMaP-15, and emotional intelligence was measured by USMEQ-17.ResultsThe interviewed cohort performed significantly better in the clinical examination than the non-interviewed cohort. Con...
Source: Journal of Taibah University Medical Sciences - Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: research
ConclusionThe findings from the review identified the important themes that affect patients with carotid stenosis disease. The current generic and disease-specific PROMs do not cover all themes that impact the HRQoL of patients suffering with this disease. The proposed themes can be used to develop a new disease-specific PROM to measure HRQoL.
Source: The Patient - Patient-Centered Outcomes Research - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: research
Substance abuse and addiction isn’t just limited to alcohol and street drugs. It can also be very easy to become addicted to medication. This can be very confusing and dangerous all at the same time, because medication has been prescribed to help treat something that might be wrong. While taking medication prescribed by a doctor and following all dosing instructions can be beneficial for many, it can also lead to addiction when tolerance builds and someone begins to take more than the recommended dose. If you feel as if you may be becoming addicted to your medication, read these warning signs below and seek help. Top...
Source: Cliffside Malibu - Category: Addiction Authors: Tags: Addiction Addiction to Pharmaceuticals Anxiety Depression Depression Treatment Drug Treatment Painkiller Substance Abuse medication painkillers prescription drug abuse prescription drug addiction prescription drug detox prescript Source Type: blogs
Publication date: Available online 16 October 2018Source: Physiology &BehaviorAuthor(s): Siobhan Robinson, Christa C. Christ, Margaret M. Cahill, Sara J. Aldrich, Elisa Taylor-YeremeevaAbstractMany people will experience at least one traumatic event in their lifetime, with up to 20% developing Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) or PTSD-like symptoms. In addition, the likelihood that females will develop PTSD after trauma is more than twice that of males. Despite its prevalence, current treatment strategies for trauma victims are limited and substantial portions of affected individuals remain resistant to treatment s...
Source: Physiology and Behavior - Category: Physiology Source Type: research
ConclusionThe SCESS measure has potential to be applied as an overarching clinical trial outcome measure of stuttering treatment effect. This study provides some preliminary evidence for including it as a primary or secondary outcome in clinical trials of adult stuttering treatments. However, further studies are needed to establish the SCESS responsiveness to different stuttering treatments.
Source: Journal of Fluency Disorders - Category: Speech-Language Pathology Source Type: research
Publication date: 1 February 2019Source: Personality and Individual Differences, Volume 138Author(s): Ewa Topolewska-Siedzik, Jan CieciuchAbstractThe present study investigates eight identity formation modes (Socialization, Consolidation, Exploration, Moratorivity, Defiance, Diffusion, Normativity) from the Circumplex of Identity Formation Modes (CIFM; Cieciuch &Topolewska, 2017) in 13 age groups from emerging to late adulthood (N = 3216 adults aged 18–65). The results suggest that CIFM modes associated with cohesive identity development increase with age and that CIFM identity formation modes associated with...
Source: Personality and Individual Differences - Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Source Type: research
Conclusions: ICD-11 guidelines for psychotic, stress-related and mood disorders allow adequate inter-rater consistency among Mexican clinicians, who also considered them as clinical useful tools.ResumenAntecedentes/Objetivo: Las guías diagnósticas CIE-11 para trastornos mentales y del comportamiento de la Organización Mundial de la Salud deben ser evaluadas en pacientes reales alrededor del mundo a fin de asegurar que son clínicamente útiles y genuinamente globales. Se evalúa la consistencia inter-evaluadores y la utilidad clínica de las guías para los trastornos psic...
Source: International Journal of Clinical and Health Psychology - Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Source Type: research
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