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Disordered Eating Behaviors Among Italian Men: Objectifying Media and Sexual Orientation Differences
Objectification theory was tested as a suitable framework for explaining sexual orientation differences in disordered eating behaviors in college-aged Italian men. The theory's applicability to 125Expand
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The burden of distress in caregivers of elderly demented patients and its relationship with coping strategies
ObjectivePrevious studies have shown that taking care of elderly, demented patients carries a high cost to caregivers’ health, and is associated with negative consequences for physical and mentalExpand
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Recurrent brain tumour: the impact of illness on patient's life
PurposeDespite advances in therapies that offer improved survival rates, clinical course of brain tumours leads to a progressive functional deterioration in patients with modifications in theirExpand
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The burden of brain tumor: a single-institution study on psychological patterns in caregivers
Quality of life and well-being in caregivers are usually partly neglected since all attention is focused on patients and the way they react to the illness. Carers also usually neglect their ownExpand
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Body Image and Personality in Aesthetic Plastic Surgery: A Case-Control Study
Introduction: The amount of research on the relationship between plastic surgery and psychological features, such as personality disorders and indexes of body image dissatisfaction, has increasedExpand
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Social support, psychological distress and depression in hemodialysis patients
The End Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) and the need for hemodialysis treatment, forces patients to make numerous changes in their daily lives in order to cope with this chronic illness. Such changesExpand
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An Investigative Study into Psychological and Fertility Sequelae of Gestational Trophoblastic Disease: The Impact on Patients’ Perceived Fertility, Anxiety and Depression
Objectives Gestational Trophoblastic Disease (GTD) comprises a group of disorders that derive from the placenta. Even if full recovery is generally expected, women diagnosed with GTD have toExpand
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Caring for Brain Tumour Patients: Psychological Reactions After Bereavement
Aim The aim of this study was to describe the changes in quality of life and in levels of anxiety and depression experienced by caregivers of patients with brain tumour 18 months after theirExpand
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Identification of Socio-demographic and Psychological Factors Affecting Women’s Propensity to Breastfeed: An Italian Cohort
Background: Exclusive breastfeeding until 6 months postpartum is a World Health Organization objective and benefits have been demonstrated for both mother and infant. It is important to clarify whichExpand
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Mental Representations of Illness in Patients with Gestational Trophoblastic Disease: How Do Patients Perceive Their Condition?
Background Gestational Trophoblastic Disease comprises a group of benign and malignant disorders that derive from the placenta. Using Leventhal’s Common-Sense Model as a theoretical framework, thisExpand
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