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Eating disorders in adolescent females with and without type 1 diabetes: cross sectional study
Abstract Objective: determine the prevalence of eating disorders in adolescent females with type 1 diabetes mellitus compared with that in their non-diabetic peers. Design: Cross sectionalExpand
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Disordered eating attitudes and behaviours in teenaged girls: a school-based study.
BACKGROUND Disordered eating attitudes and behaviours are common in older teens and young women in Western countries. Recent evidence suggests that the prevalence of these disorders is rising andExpand
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Hidden morbidity in cancer: spouse caregivers.
PURPOSE This study assesses psychological distress among advanced cancer patients and their spouse caregivers, while examining the relative contribution of caregiving burden and relational variablesExpand
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The Beck Depression Inventory as a Screening Device for Major Depression in Renal Dialysis Patients
Self-report measures of depressive symptoms have been frequently employed in medically ill samples despite the lack of information regarding their psychometric properties in these subjects. We haveExpand
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Stress response syndromes and cancer: conceptual and assessment issues.
Stress response syndromes have begun to receive research attention in cancer, including melanoma, Hodgkin's disease, breast cancer, and mixed-diagnosis samples. This paper focuses on conceptual andExpand
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Disordered eating behavior and microvascular complications in young women with insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus.
BACKGROUND Insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus (IDDM) and eating disorders are relatively common among young women in North America. Their coexistence could lead to poor metabolic control and anExpand
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Interpersonal processes in palliative care: an attachment perspective on the patient-clinician relationship
The progression of advanced disease often brings enormous adaptational challenges related to a loss of the capacity to be self-sufficient and to a heightened need for support from others. TheExpand
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A couple‐based intervention for patients and caregivers facing end‐stage cancer: outcomes of a randomized controlled trial
We evaluated the effect of Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT) [intervention (INT)], modified for the advanced cancer population versus standard care [control (CTL)], on marital functioning andExpand
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Effectiveness of specialized palliative care: a systematic review.
CONTEXT Specialized palliative care teams are increasingly providing care for the terminally ill. However, the impact of such teams on quality of life, satisfaction with care, and economic cost hasExpand
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Psychosocial adjustment in head and neck cancer: The impact of disfigurement, gender and social support
The purpose of this study was to examine the psychosocial impact of disfigurement, gender, and social support after surgical treatment of head and neck cancer.
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