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A number of large population-based cardiovascular surveys have been conducted in Norway since the beginning of the 1970s. The surveys were carried out by the National Health Screening Service in cooperation with the universities and local health authorities. All surveys comprised a common set of questions, standardized anthropometric and blood pressure(More)
STUDY OBJECTIVE The aim was to examine re-employment and changes in health during a two year follow up of a representative sample of long term unemployed. DESIGN This was a cross sectional study and a two year follow up. Health was measured by psychometric testing, Hopkins symptom checklist, General health questionnaire, and medical examination. Health(More)
BACKGROUND Previous studies on effects of rehabilitation programmes for women with breast cancer are rare, but promising. This study aimed to examine the physical and psychological conditions for these patients before and after a rehabilitation programme at Red Cross Haugland Rehabilitation Centre in Norway. MATERIAL AND METHODS Included in the study were(More)