Maria J. Amengual

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BACKGROUND Data on specific IgE sensitization prevalence in children with allergy-like symptoms seen in the primary care setting are rare. Early diagnosis of allergic diseases is important to prevent clinical manifestations, exacerbations or expansion of allergic diseases to other organ systems. The present study aims to assess the usefulness of early(More)
Based on a representative sample of 1,312 students 13 to 19 years of age from Mallorca, Spain, we used 19 variables from an anonymous questionnaire to define three groups of problems frequently found in adolescents: depression, deviant behaviors, and the use of alcohol, tobacco, and illicit drugs. We have found a close relationship between drug use and(More)
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