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Anxiety and depression in adolescents with polycystic ovary syndrome and Mayer-Rokitansky-Küster-Hauser syndrome
Purpose. The purpose of this study was to assess self-reported depressive and anxiety symptoms in adolescents with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) and those with the rareExpand
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Pediatricians’ and health visitors’ views towards detection and management of maternal depression in the context of a weak primary health care system: a qualitative study
BackgroundThe present study’s aim has been to investigate, identify and interpret the views of pediatric primary healthcare providers on the recognition and management of maternal depression in theExpand
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Psychological and behavioural aspects of patients with Turner syndrome from childhood to adulthood: a review of the clinical literature
Turner syndrome (TS) is a chromosomal abnormality, which occurs in approximately one of every 2500 female births. Short stature, infertility, additional physical abnormalities, skeletal and medicalExpand
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A theory-based educational intervention to pediatricians in order to improve identification and referral of maternal depression: a quasi-experimental study
BackgroundMaternal depression has a negative impact on both the mother and child's physical and mental health, as well as impairs parenting skills and pediatric health care utilization. TheExpand
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Care Staff Awareness Training on Mental Health Needs of Adults with Learning Disabilities
The mental health needs of adults with learning disabilities have not been adequately addressed in many European countries. Although carers can play a significant role in identification and referral,Expand
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Social adjustment in three cultures: data from families affected by chronic blood disorders. A sibling study
Summary.  This study explores the rate of psychosocial dysfunction in affected and unaffected children from families with haemophilia or β‐thalassaemia, as part of a cross‐sectional, multicentreExpand
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[Uterovaginal agenesis and polycystic ovary syndrome: psychological disturbance in adolescence].
Mayer-Rokitansky-Küster-Hauser Syndrome (MRKHS) is characterized by complete or partial absence of the vagina, uterus and proximal fallopian tubes and diagnosis is usually made in late adolescence,Expand
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Self-Reported Psychopathological Symptoms in Young Females with Mayer-Rokitansky-Küster-Hauser Syndrome and Polycystic Ovary Syndrome: Findings from a Cross-sectional Study
Objective: The Mayer-Rokitansky-Kuster-Hauser syndrome (MRKHS) and the polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) have been associated with disturbances in youths' psychological functioning and psychosexualExpand
Working Through Physical Disability in Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy With an Adolescent Boy
ABSTRACT The narcissistic injury that may be caused by physical disability in infancy and the possible familial traumatization may block the integration of the infant's body and self-image, and canExpand
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Self-Destruction and Countertransference Reactions in Adolescent Psychotherapy: A Psychoanalytic Case Report
Self-destruction behaviors in adolescents constitute a serious mental health problem, with approximately 80% of suicidal thoughts and attempts present in adolescents struggling with a psychiatricExpand