Ibrahim Erdem

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Three-dimensional finite element models of the thoracolumbar junction (T12-L2) and isolated L1 vertebra were developed to investigate the role of material properties and loading conditions on vertebral stresses and strains to predict fracture risk. The geometry of the vertebrae was obtained from computed tomography images. The isolated vertebra model(More)
BACKGROUND In this article, we have tried to evaluate the influence of a series of determinants of stigmatization of mental illness. METHOD 700 final year students of a University in Istanbul were asked to read one of 14 different hypothetical case stories. The stories contained different combinations of characteristics assumed to play a role in(More)
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