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OBJECTIVE To estimate the prevalence of adolescent population at risk for eating disorders (EDs), to examine gender differences and their association with non-psychotic mental disorders. METHODS Cross-sectional study using an anonymous, self-reported questionnaire in the classroom and measurement of weight and height in a representative sample of 4334(More)
BACKGROUND Whereas depressive disorders are major problems of public health, there is few reliable data in general population in France. OBJECTIVE The objective of this study is to estimate the 12-month prevalence rates of depressive disorders and use of health services in French general population, and to identify the sociodemographic variables(More)
BACKGROUND The main target for hepatitis B vaccination has never been reached, since less than 30% of infants were immunized in 2000. We wished to examine what might explain this situation by surveying attitudes within the general public and among vaccinators. METHODS We analyzed and compared the data on hepatitis B vaccination from three quantitative(More)
AIM Several studies have identified a high prevalence of sleep disorders and insomnia in the French population; however these studies especially focused on sleep did not give enough details on the sociodemographic and occupational characteristics of subjects with sleep disorders. The aim of this study was to characterize adults complaining of sleep(More)
OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to investigate the perception, knowledge, opinions and beliefs about AD in the French population to improve care for patients with Alzheimer's disease. DESIGN A cross-sectional telephone survey in 2008. SETTING French "Alzheimer Plan 2008-2012". PARTICIPANTS 2013 respondents, representative of the French population.(More)
INTRODUCTION The depressive disorders are among the most frequent disorders in the general population. Various validated treatments exist but, according to international psychiatric epidemiologic surveys, only a minority of currently depressed people seek and receive treatment. To date, in France, few national studies have investigated these problems. (More)
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