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Opinions about Death of Dialysis Patients

DOI: 
10.7727/wimj.2015.540
Synopsis: 
Dialysis patients have experienced the fear of pain and suffering, loneliness and death in the haemodialysis unit. In this cross-sectional research, dialysis patients were found to be in a mildly depressive, emotional state and they had death anxiety.

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Objective: Dialysis patients who had high mortality rate because of life threatening chronic renal failure, have experienced the fear of pain and suffering, loneliness and fear of death in the hemodialysis unit. This research aimed at determining the perception of death in dialysis patients.

Revised: 
16 May, 2016
Accepted: 
25 May, 2016
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e-Published: 06 Jul, 2016

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An Extract of Neem Leaves Reduces Anxiety without Causing Motor Side Effects in an Experimental Model

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245–8
Synopsis: 
Anxiety levels were assessed after treatment with either a steroidal extract of neem leaves or diazepam. An animal model of anxiety, the elevated X maze, provided reliable evidence of anxiolysis without motor deficit in neem treated rats.

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e-Published: 07 Oct, 2013

Correlates of Symptoms of Depression and Anxiety among Clinic Patients in Western Jamaica

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DOI: 
10.7727/wimj.2012.177
Pages: 
533–42
Synopsis: 
To ascertain the prevalence of symptoms of depression and anxiety and their correlates, surveys containing sociodemographics and items from both the Beck Anxiety Inventory and the Beck Depression Inventory-II were administered to outpatient clinic attendees in Western Jamaica.

ABSTRACT 

Objectives: There is a paucity of studies on psychosocial disorders in clinic populations in Jamaica. Therefore, we sought to determine the prevalence and correlates of symptoms of depression and anxiety in a clinic population in western Jamaica.

Revised: 
08 Oct, 2012
Accepted: 
29 Oct, 2012
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e-Published: 14 Nov, 2013

Anxiety and Depression in Medical Students Related to Desire for and Expectations from a Medical Career

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Pages: 
196–202
Synopsis: 
External pressures, desire to become a medical doctor and expectations from medical education have significant effects on anxiety and depression levels of medical students.

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Objective: In this article, we aimed to analyse the anxiety and depression levels of medical student’s related to their desire for a career in medicine and expectations from that career.

Methods: In a cross-sectional design, students from the first two years of medical school filled-out a questionnaire consisting of demographics, Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scales (HADS) and questions about their medical career decision.

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e-Published: 02 Oct, 2013

Effect of Integrated Yoga Module on Selected Psychological Variables among Women with Anxiety Problem

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DOI: 
10.7727/wimj.2012.054
Pages: 
78–80
Synopsis: 
The practice of asanas, relaxation and pranayama decreased anxiety in women but the practice of yoga as an integrated yoga module significantly improved anxiety scores without any ill effects in young women with proven anxiety.

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Accepted: 
08 Jun, 2012
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e-Published: 17 Jan, 2014
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