A population-based analysis of the health experience of African Nova Scotians
- Population norms for the EQ-5D index scores using Singapore preference weights. Abdin, Edimansyah; Subramaniam, Mythily; Vaingankar, Janhavi; Luo, Nan; Chong, Siow // Quality of Life Research;Jun2015, Vol. 24 Issue 6, p1545
Purpose: To provide norms for the EQ-5D index scores based on Singapore preference weights according to age, sex, ethnicity, and language version and compare the EQ-5D index scores for respondents with and without psychiatric disorders and chronic medical conditions. Methods: The Singapore...
- Migration and mental health. Singh, Swaran P. // British Journal of Psychiatry;Feb2012, Vol. 200 Issue 2, p155
The article focuses on the role of migration in the history of humanity, as well as the link between migration and mental illness.
- The 5HTTLPR s allele: a possible mediating variable between environmental factors and affective disorders. Gonda, Xenia; Lazary, Judid // Annals of General Psychiatry;2008 Supplement 1, Vol. 7, Special section p1
Possibilities for research concerning the genetic background of psychiatric disorders and psychological traits has been vastly expanding in the last decade. Amongst several approaches, the 5HTTLPR, a functional polymorphism located in the promoter sequence of the serotonin transporter gene is a...
- Balancing Your Energy Hormones. Shames, Richard; Shames, Karilee // Share Guide;Jan/Feb2008, Issue 95, p13
The article discusses the ways of taking charge of the hormonal balance and learning and reviving the glands. It is necessary to trace back the medical background of the family as wells the personal medical history specially the time that the person started to feel uneasy about himself. Another...
- The Health Protection Act, national guidelines for indoor air quality and development of the national indoor air programs in Finland. Husman, Tuula Maria // Environmental Health Perspectives Supplements;Jun99 Supplement 3, Vol. 107, p515
Examines current handling of disease related to moldy buildings in Finland as an example of integrated health strategy. Role of the Finnish Health Protection Act for indoor environments; Approaches of governments in dealing with indoor air problems in the local, regional and national levels.
- NEW PERSPECTIVES ON ALLLERGY. // Review of Optometry;3/15/2006 Part 3 of 3, Vol. 143, p61A
The article provides information about allergy. The disease is best described as an inappropriate system reaction to a substance that, under normal circumstances and in unaffected individuals, would not pose any significant threat. However, it is considered as the sixth leading cause of chronic...
- TRANSTORNOS MENTAIS COMUNS EM PACIENTES HIPERTENSOS: ESTUDO EM UNIDADE DE ATENÃ‡ÃƒO PRIMÃRIA Ã€ SAÃšDE NO RIO DE JANEIRO. Fiorotti, Cecilia; Tomazelli, Jeane; Malagris, Lucia // Revista de Atencao Primaria a Saude;jul-set2009, Vol. 12 Issue 3, p318
Some studies have found an association of common mental disorders with female sex, low income and schooling, sleep disorders and chronic diseases. In order to investigate the presence of common mental disorders in hypertensive subjects seen at primary care facilities, we undertook a descriptive...
- Foreword:. Loewen, Royden // Journal of Mennonite Studies;2011, Vol. 29, p7
An introduction is presented in which the editor discusses various reports within the issue on topics including mental illness over several generations of a Mennonite family in Ukraine, Germany, and Canada, Mennonite immigrants from the Soviet Union, and mental illness in Prairie Canada.
- Close encounters: Reflections on the successes and near misses of exposure science. BAHADORI, TINA; BARR, DANA BOYD // Journal of Exposure Science & Environmental Epidemiology;Jan/Feb2010, Vol. 20 Issue 1, p1
The article discusses the Anniversary Project of the "Journal of Exposure Science and Environmental Epidemiology" (JESEE) with the International Society of Exposure Science (ISES) which aims to increase the impact and future viability of exposure science. The project is said to reflect efforts...