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Apr 12, 2023Open    Access

Depression, Anxiety, and Quality of Life among Patients with Psoriasis: Prevalence, and Associated Factors

Moncef Maiouak, Ibtissam El Harch, Imad Chakri, Soumaya Benmaamar, Hanane Bay Bay, Nada El Otmani, Nabil Tachfouti, Fatima Zahra Mernissi, Samira El Fakir
Background: Like many chronic skin diseases, psoriasis has a psychological impact on the sufferer and a huge impact on quality of life. The aim of the study is to estimate the prevalence of depression and anxiety among patients suffering from psoriasis in a region of Morocco, and to identify sociodemo-graphic, disease-related, and quality of life associated factors. Materials and Methods: A cross-sectional study was carried out in the dermatology department of the Hassan II University Hospital i...
Open Access Library J.   Vol.10, 2023

Nov 10, 2022Open    Access

Depression and Anxiety in Patients with Hepatitis B and C in a Moroccan Region: A Cross-Sectional Study

Bineta Jho Diagne, Abid Hakima, Ibtissam El Harch, Soumaya Benmaamar, Bahra Nassiba, Bourkhime Hind, Imad Chakri, Maiouak Moncef, Nada Otmani, Mohammed El Abkari, Mohamed Amine Berraho, Samira El Fakir, Nabil Tachfouti
Introduction: Hepatitis B and hepatitis C virus infections are a major public health problem in Morocco and around the world. Recent research has shown that patients with chronic viral hepatitis have high levels of anxiety and depression. The aim of this study was to estimate the prevalence of depression and anxiety in patients with chronic viral hepatitis and to identify associated factors. Methods: This is a cross-sectional study involving 94 patients followed up for chronic viral hepatitis B ...
Open Access Library J.   Vol.9, 2022

May 27, 2022Open    Access

Quality of Life and Associated Factors in Patients Infected with Hepatitis B and C Virus in a Moroccan Region: A Cross-Sectional Study

Diagne Bineta Jho, Abid Hakima, Ibtissam El Harch, Soumaya Benmaamar, Bourkhime Hind, Bahra Nassiba, Baldé Mamadou Saliou, Condé Passy, Nada Otmani, Mohammed El Abkari, Mohamed Amine Berraho, Nabil Tachfouti, Samira El Fakir
Introduction: Hepatitis B or C virus infection is one of the most common liver infections leading to altered health-related quality of life (HRQoL) in patients. The goal of this study was to assess the quality of life of patients infected with hepatitis B or C virus and to determine the factors that might be associated with worse outcomes. Methods: A cross-sectional study was conducted in patients aged 18 years and over followed on an outpatient basis at the teaching hospital Hassan II in Fez fo...
Open Access Library J.   Vol.9, 2022

Feb 28, 2022Open    Access

Prevalence and Associated Factors with Anxiety and Depression in Patients with Systemic Lupus Erythematosus in a Moroccan Region

Ibtissam El Harch, Soumaya Benmaamar, Naoual Oubelkacem, Reda Jennane, Bineta Jho Diagne, Moncef Maiouak, Imad Chakri, Mohammed Omari, Nada Otmani, Mohamed Amine Berraho, Samira El Fakir, Rhizlane Berrady, Nabil Tachfouti
Systemic lupus erythematosus is a chronic autoimmune disease affecting particularly women and is characterized by diverse symptomatology. the main objective of our work is to assess the risk of anxiety and depression and their associated factors in patients with this disease and this is within the framework of a cross-sectional study carried out in the internal medicine department of CHU Hassan II in Fez. Eligible patients were recruited, informed about the study and invited to participate in or...
Open Access Library J.   Vol.9, 2022

Sep 08, 2021Open    Access

Evaluating Students from a Public School: Mental Health Promotion and Prevention in High School

Carlos Alberto M. Do Nascimento, Luciane F. Jacobi, Marcia P. Botega, Maria Rosa C. Schetinger
The aim of the current study is to investigate emotional and mental health changes causing psychiatric distress enough to affect the learning process of high school students. Students from three school years of a federal public school in Santa Maria County-RS-Brazil participated in the study. Ninety-four (94) out of 115 students answered the Self Report Questionnaire-SRQ-20, which is a World Health Organization (WHO) tool used worldwide in primary care level in order to identify Minor Mental or ...
Open Access Library J.   Vol.8, 2021

Jul 01, 2021Open    Access

The Dopaminergic and Acetylcholinergic Supplements to Freudian Structural Theory of Psychoanalysis

Zi-Jian Cai
For the Freudian topographic theory of psychoanalysis, it has recently been supplemented the reticular noradrenergic (NA), serotonergic (5-HT) and acetylcholinergic (ACh) systems to demonstrate the differential regulation of unconscious/preconscious/conscious in waking and sleep, applicable to depression and anxiety. For the Freudian structural theory of id/ego/super-ego, it is keen to depict the personal social psychology with selfishness, applicable to schizophrenia. Herein, it is analogously ...
Open Access Library J.   Vol.8, 2021

Oct 20, 2020Open    Access

Factors Associated with Risky Sexual Behavior among Jigjiga University Students in Jigjiga Ethiopia, 2018

Meka Kedir Jibril, Meron Kibru
Background: Adolescents and youths are known to be an adventurous group, and often engage in risky behaviors such as smoking, drinking alcohol, using drugs, and early unprotected sexual activity. University students are viewed as being at higher risks to acquire STI or HIV infection and they are categorized under the most at risk population segments due to their inclination to be engaged in risky sexual behavior. Methods: Institutional based descriptive cross-sectional study design was conducted...
Open Access Library J.   Vol.7, 2020

Jul 28, 2020Open    Access

A Review of the Application of Deep Learning in Brachytherapy

Hai Hu, Yang Shao, Shijie Hu
Objective The automation of brachytherapy is the direction of future development. This article retrospectively studied the application of deep learning in brachytherapy of cervical cancer and clarified the status quo of development. Method This survey reviewed the application of machine learning and deep learning in brachytherapy for cervical cancer in the past 10 years. The survey retrieved and reviewed electronic journal articles in scientific databases such as Google Scholar and IEEE. The thr...
Open Access Library J.   Vol.7, 2020

Oct 23, 2019Open    Access

Current Status of Researches on Surveillance and Early Warning of Mental Health

Lingjiang Liu, Guolin Bian
In this article, we reviewed and analyzed the literature on mental health sur-veillance and early warning of mental disorders, in particular, systematically reviewed the progress and methods of mental health surveillance and early warning of mental disorders. This article provides a basis for early warning and monitoring of mental disorders in the future, and provides psychiatrists and community doctors with reference methods for
Open Access Library J.   Vol.6, 2019

Jan 16, 2019Open    Access

Brain-Derived Neurotrophic Factor—Major Depressive Disorder and Suicide

Roberto Galea, David Cassar
Objectives: The aims and objectives of this systematic review are to inves-tigate the different theories underlining major depression and suicide while exploring the correlation between BDNF, major depression and suicide. Method: Literature was researched through the University of Malta research platform and statistical reports published by the Maltese National Statistics Office, Eurostat and World Health Org
Open Access Library J.   Vol.6, 2019


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