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BACKGROUND Relatives of cancer patients experience high levels of stress that influence the quality of life of these individuals. To investigate whether there is a necessity for simultaneous supportive care of patient relatives, we performed for the first time a study asking the closest relatives of head and neck cancer patients about their needs during and(More)
In this case-control study, we investigated the seroprevalence and molecular evidence of Chlamydia trachomatis and Waddlia chondrophila in ectopic pregnancies (EP) and uneventful control pregnancies in 343 women from Vietnam. Whereas presence of C. trachomatis IgG was strongly associated with EP [adjusted odds ratio (aOR) 5·41, 95% confidence interval (CI)(More)
BACKGROUND Primary care settings have an important gatekeeping function to detect mental diseases, including trauma and posttraumatic stress disorders. OBJECTIVES To assess the prevalence of trauma and posttraumatic symptoms in a first sample of northeast German primary care patients and to evaluate the diagnostic sensitivity and specificity of the(More)