Jacqueline Elliott

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BACKGROUND Identifying and addressing the requirements of cancer survivors is currently a high priority for the NHS, yet little is known about the population of cancer survivors in the United Kingdom. METHODS Data from cancer registries in England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales were analysed to provide limited-duration prevalence estimates for(More)
BACKGROUND To compare self-reported health and well-being in a sample of cancer survivors with individuals who have not had cancer and with individuals who have a serious chronic condition other than cancer. PATIENTS AND METHODS A cross-sectional survey drawn from an online panel of 400,000 UK citizens supplemented with other online recruitment and(More)
OBJECTIVE To determine the prevalence of major depressive disorder in acutely ill medical inpatients, and the relationship of this to low self-esteem. METHOD A total of 186 patients were interviewed 6 or 7 days following admission to detect the presence of DSM-IV major depressive disorder (MDD). Patients were assessed using a new brief psychiatric(More)
Program guidance intended for use by CDC-funded HIV testing providers in nonclinical settings. HIV testing providers not funded by CDC may also find this information useful. ACRONYMS AIDS acquired immune deficiency syndrome ANC antenatal care ART antiretroviral therapy ARTAS antiretroviral treatment and access to services CBA capacity building assistance(More)
There are approximately 2 million people now living with or beyond cancer in the UK (Maddams et al, 2009) and this number is increasing. Cancer survivors can experience physical, psychological and social consequences as a result of the disease and the treatments received (Jefford et al, 2008; Foster et al, 2009). The effects may be immediate, some of which(More)
The authors examined, over a three month period, modes of referral for inpatient treatment to a general psychiatric institute. What became apparent were several unconscious or unexpressed motivators in the therapist's referral which were noted as "unusual" or "atypical". These were identified and quantified into a list of atypical variations of the standard(More)
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