Amra Zalihić

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The purpose of this work is to analyze the frequency of depression and anxiety and children behaviour in families whose heads of the family (father) suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). The study was conducted from September 2005 until July 2006, with patients living in Mostar. The frequency of depression and anxiety in family members older(More)
AIM To correlate habits (abuse of tobacco, alcohol, psychoactive substances and drugs) of war veterans and the frequency of symptoms in persons with PTSD and those without it. METHODS We have carried out a prospective research (case-control study) over the period between September of 2005 and June 2006. The sample consisted of two groups of examinees: 60(More)
INTRODUCTION There is obvious decline in quality of life after MI and stroke. The main factors that reduce quality of life in these patients were the inability of returning to normal activities, pain and the development of depression / anxiety. We wanted to know what has the biggest influence on recovery and differences in quality of life in patients after(More)
INTRODUCTION This study investigates association between psychosomatic and traumatic symptoms among adolescents. SUBJECTS AND METHODS This cross-sectional survey using self-completion questionnaires was conducted among 868 adolescent in grade 6th, 7th and 8th of primary schools in Mostar (Bosnia and Herzegovina). RESULTS Psychosomatic symptoms are(More)
BACKGROUND Medication nonadherence is a frequent problem in the treatment of chronic conditions. OBJECTIVE To study the adherence to pharmacological treatment of chronic nonmalignant pain, as well as factors and patient attitudes related to nonadherence in patients aged ≥65 years. METHODS The cross-sectional study was conducted with a self-administered(More)
has followed the strict standards of quality in the scientific publishing. However, the Journal has been aware that its specific position demands more than just following the already established rules. From the very beginning, the Journal declared an “author-helpful policy,” stating that “journal editors should have a major role in training authors in(More)
The aim of this work is to investigate the influence of gender on recovery after cerebral stroke.It is believed that functional outcome of cerebral stroke (CS) depends on gender. Female gender is mildly negative prognostic factor in after stroke results. Two hundred and two patients who had first ischemic cerebral stroke were questioned with help of, HADS(More)
Department of Family medicine has been formed in academic year 2002/2003, few years later after the foundation of the School of Medicine University of Mostar. The formal members of department are professor and assistants who lecture and lead seminars. In addition, physicians in rural practices contribute to teaching of family medicine. Clinical teaching of(More)
Goal was to compare the results of surgical and non-surgical treatments of combat injuries of genitourinary system and to compare our data with data collected in the recent studies. The study was designed as a retrospective review of data collected in prospective databases. The data extracted from inpatients' medical records included demographics,(More)
OBJECTIVE Poor and inadequate communication affects the therapeutic relationship between doctors and patients. Guided by this idea, we organized a minor elective course entitled "communication skills". We wanted to bring closer to the students the holistic approach of the family physician to the patient, the importance of the family, its impact on the(More)