Unemployment and Illiteracy Are Predictors of Hepatitis B Virus-Related Stigma and Discrimination.
- Medicine, BiologyJournal of clinical and experimental hepatology
Socioeconomic Vulnerability to Depressive Symptoms in Patients with Chronic Hepatitis B
- Medicine, PsychologyInternational journal of environmental research and public health
It was found that higher age, lower income level, unemployement, living with spouse/partners were positively associated with having depression and having physical health problems and lower health-related quality of life were also related to a higher risk of depression.
The experience of discrimination of individuals living with chronic hepatitis B in four provinces of China
- MedicinePloS one
To mitigate the damaging effects of discrimination, this study suggests raising general population knowledge about hepatitis B, raising awareness of the availability of legal protection and organizations that can fight discrimination, and providing psychological support for CHB patients.
Short-term Peginterferon-Induced High Functional Cure Rate in Inactive Chronic Hepatitis B Virus Carriers With Low Surface Antigen Levels
- MedicineOpen forum infectious diseases
This study provides justification for further studies of short-course peginterferon α-2b for the functional cure of IHCs with low HBsAg levels and proves that HBV vaccine injection is beneficial after interferon-induced HBs Ag loss.
Depression and Insomnia Are Closely Associated with Thyroid Hormone Levels in Chronic Hepatitis B
- Medicine, PsychologyMedical science monitor : international medical journal of experimental and clinical research
Depression and insomnia severity were significantly correlated with low FT3 (<3.5 mol/L), suggesting FT3 reduction may be a risk factor for depression and insomnia in chronic hepatitis B patients.
Prevalence and factors associated with hepatitis B virus infection among household members: a cross-sectional study in Beijing
- MedicineHuman vaccines & immunotherapeutics
Evidence is provided that having household members infected or exposed to HBV increases the risk ofHBV transmission, and in order to achieve better control of HBV infection effective strategies must be established to prevent intra-familial transmission.
Hepatitis B knowledge, attitudes and practices among Moroccan college students.
- Medicine, EducationRevue d'epidemiologie et de sante publique
Prevalence of Major Depression and Its Associations With Demographic and Clinical Characteristics and Quality of Life in Chinese Patients With HBV‐related Liver Diseases
- Medicine, PsychologyArchives of psychiatric nursing
Risk factors of hepatitis B virus infection between vaccinated and unvaccinated groups among spouses in 2006 and 2014: a cross-sectional study in Beijing
- Medicine, BiologyHuman vaccines & immunotherapeutics
Prevalence of HBV infection was lower in 2014 than in 2006 according to HBsAg and anti-HBc positivity, and unvaccinated individuals faced much more risk of HBv infection than those of vaccinated.
A crowdsourced intervention to decrease hepatitis B stigma in men who have sex with men in China: A cohort study
- MedicineJournal of viral hepatitis
Crowdourcing can decrease HBV stigma among MSM in China and may be useful in anti‐stigma campaigns for vulnerable populations in low‐ and middle‐income countries.
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Lessons from the implementation phase of the Haimen City HBV elimination campaign include the importance of gaining early and ongoing support from the local government and health bureau for success in reaching the targeted populations; and having project management by a local, experienced, and trusted health expert to navigate implementation and relationships.
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