Bozo Petrov

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Quality of life (QoL) has become an important outcome measure for patients with cancer, but results from population-based studies are infrequently published. The objective of this study was to asses QoL in patients who underwent the colorectal cancer (CRC) surgery and to compare it to the QoL of general population. The patients who were admitted from(More)
Depression and anxiety are prevailing mental problem in patients on chronic hemodialysis and they have great influence on outcome of illness. Additionally, these disorders are rarely identified in that population of patients and they are insufficiently treated. The aim of this study was to assess the prevalence of depression and anxiety in patients on(More)
BACKGROUND Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in war veterans and its complex emotional and behavioral characteristics affect veterans' partners and the quality of their relationships. Although most research focuses on the effects of veterans' PTSD on their partners/wives and their relationships, not many findings have been established on partner(More)
The aim of this research was to determine the incidence, risk factors and perinatal outcome of the macrosomic infants (birth weight > or = 4000 g). The retrospective research was performed using a case-control study conducted at Mostar Clinical Hospital. Total of 379 women gave singleton term births to macrosomic newborn in the period from January 1st, 2004(More)
Looking through the history, people have always been associating suicide with weather conditions, trying to understand and identify the relationship between meteorological factors and suicide. The aim of this study was to determine and analyze the meteorological conditions in the time of attempted or committed suicides, and examine the possible link between(More)
AIM To determine the prevalence of burnout syndrome in clinical physicians in Mostar University Hospital. SUBJECTS AND METHODS The study included 94 subjects who were familiar with the purpose of research and were classified into three specialty groups. The first consisted of doctors in the Department of Internal Medicine and Department of Pediatrics, the(More)
Traditionally, research has been focused on the development of symptoms in direct trauma survivors. However, during the last two decades researchers and clinicians have started exploring the way individual traumatic stress exposure affects trauma victims' spouses, children and professional caregivers. Studying trauma within the family is a part of what is(More)
AIM To study demographic characteristics, comorbidities, and diagnoses of patients admitted for personality disorders to Psychiatric Hospital Vrapče between 1879 and 1929. METHODS Data were collected from the archives of Vrapče Psychiatric Hospital for a 50-year period from November 1879 to December 1929. The ratio between the number of patients with(More)
Hypertensive disorders are among the most common complications in pregnancy and a major cause of perinatal morbidity and mortality. The aim of this study was to investigate the risk factors and adverse perinatal outcomes of pregnancies in mothers with hypertensive disorders, as well as the adequacy of prenatal care during the wartime and postwar period in(More)
AIM This study aimed to determine the attitudes of adolescents towards sexual health and to assess their understanding of contraception use and knowledge about sexually transmitted infections in three ethnically different areas of Croatia and Bosnia and Herzegovina. METHODS A total of 146 adolescent high school students between 17 and 19 years of age from(More)