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The prevalence of food allergy: a meta-analysis.
BACKGROUND There is uncertainty about the prevalence of food allergy in communities. OBJECTIVE To assess the prevalence of food allergy by performing a meta-analysis according to the method ofExpand
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The prevalence of plant food allergies: a systematic review.
BACKGROUND There is uncertainty regarding the prevalence of allergies to plant food. OBJECTIVE To assess the prevalence of allergies to plant food according to the different subjective andExpand
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Prevalence and trends in overweight and obesity in three cross sectional studies of British children, 1974-94
Abstract Objectives: To report trends in overweight and obesity, defined by new internationally agreed cut-off points, in children in the United Kingdom. Design: Three independent cross sectionalExpand
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Stigma as a barrier to seeking health care among military personnel with mental health problems.
Approximately 60% of military personnel who experience mental health problems do not seek help, yet many of them could benefit from professional treatment. Across military studies, one of the mostExpand
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The prevalence of common mental disorders and PTSD in the UK military: using data from a clinical interview-based study
BackgroundThe mental health of the Armed Forces is an important issue of both academic and public interest. The aims of this study are to: a) assess the prevalence and risk factors for common mentalExpand
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Violent offending by UK military personnel deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan: a data linkage cohort study
BACKGROUND Violent offending by veterans of the Iraq and Afghanistan conflicts is a cause for concern and there is much public debate about the proportion of ex-military personnel in the criminalExpand
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The contribution of prior psychological symptoms and combat exposure to post Iraq deployment mental health in the UK military.
This study assessed the contribution of baseline psychological symptoms, combat exposure, and unit support in the etiology of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), and psychological distress. FromExpand
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The stigma of mental health problems and other barriers to care in the UK Armed Forces
BackgroundAs with the general population, a proportion of military personnel with mental health problems do not seek help. As the military is a profession at high risk of occupational psychiatricExpand
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Explanations for the increase in mental health problems in UK reserve forces who have served in Iraq.
BACKGROUND Deployment to the 2003 Iraq War was associated with ill health in reserve armed forces personnel. AIMS To investigate reasons for the excess of ill health in reservists. METHOD UKExpand
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The impact of posttraumatic stress disorder on impairment in the UK military at the time of the Iraq war.
The aims of this study were to assess: (1) the relationship between PTSD and impairment, (2) whether there is a threshold in the association of PTSD score and impairment, and (3) whether any of theExpand
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