Esra Saatci

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OBJECTIVE This study was undertaken to evaluate the possible association between low levels of serum cholesterol and depression in the elderly. BACKGROUND The alteration of cholesterol content of synoptosomal membrane in response to low serum cholesterol levels has been shown to decrease the serotonin receptors in depressed patients. Previous studies(More)
Fifty years ago adolescents mostly died of natural causes, whereas they now die from more preventable causes. Part of this change has been a worldwide rise in adolescent suicide rates in both developed and developing countries. Suicides are probably under reported due to cultural and religious stigma attached to self-destruction. Objectives of this study(More)
In this prospective study, we aimed to determine the prevalence of migraine and non-migraine headaches using a questionnaire, including ID Migraine, for university students. The study was designed cross-sectionally and a questionnaire consisting of 43 questions was applied to 1,256 students. The questionnaire consisted of questions related to demographic,(More)
BACKGROUND The quality of life in patients with diabetes is reduced and emotional coping with the disease has great impact on patient well-being. OBJECTIVES The aim of this study was to assess the psychological well-being and treatment satisfaction in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus in primary care. STUDY DESIGN AND SETTING Patients (n = 112)(More)
BACKGROUND AND AIM There are a significant number of Turkish speaking immigrants living in London. Their special health issues including women's health, mental health, and alcohol and smoking habits has been assessed. The aim of this study was to explore the ongoing challenges in access to health care services and its impact on Quality of Life of(More)
Avian influenza is an infection caused by avian influenza (bird flu) viruses, which occur naturally among birds. Wild birds worldwide carry the viruses in their intestines, but usually do not get sick. However, avian influenza is very contagious among birds and can cause illness and death in some domesticated birds, including chickens, ducks, and turkeys.(More)
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