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This study describes perception and knowledge of medicines and the degree of familiarity with them in a group of primary schoolchildren. Participants were 360 primary school children from three age groups (6–7, 8–9, 10–11 years) recruited from one private and two public schools in the area of Athens. The children were interviewed individually at school.(More)
The aim of the present study was to test the psychometric properties of the Quality of Life Questionnaire (QLQ-C30, version 3.0) in a sample of ambulatory cancer patients, mostly low educated and coming from rural areas of the island of Crete. The sample consisted of 188 lung, breast and colorectal cancer patients. Their quality of life (QoL) has been(More)
This study investigated the alcohol consumption of secondary education students and their relationship to school life and leisure time use with peers. A cross-sectional survey was conducted in March 2007, and the study population consisted of 14- to 19-year-old students living in an agricultural area of Crete. The final sample consisted of 117 individuals(More)
PURPOSE OF THE STUDY This study investigates the anxiety people feel about aging and the psychometric properties of the Anxiety about Aging Scale (AAS) in Greek samples. DESIGN AND METHODS The AAS was administered in 3 groups: 147 primary health care professionals, 74 Nursing and Social Work students, and 99 community residents. RESULTS AND IMPLICATIONS(More)
OBJECTIVE Sex steroids affect human behavior. The aim of the present study was to determine the associations, if any, between the circulating levels of gonadal and adrenal sex steroids in the mid luteal phase (21st day of a normal menstrual cycle, MC) of young professional women and psychometric parameters as assessed by the Minnesota Multiphasic(More)
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