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Prevalence of High Risk Sexual Behaviour in Jamaican Adults and Its Relationship to Socio-demographic and Religious Factors: Findings from the Jamaica Health and Lifestyle Survey 2007–2008

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Minimally Invasive Surgery Training in the Caribbean – A Survey of General Surgical Residents and Their Trainers

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Doi:10.7727/wimj.2011.202

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Background: There has been debate as to the feasibility of incorporating minimally invasive surgery (MIS) into surgical practice in developing countries due to resource and training limitations. Our study establishes the current and desired state of MIS training in surgical residency programmes in the Caribbean.

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e-Published: 09 Jan, 2013

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In the pre-published stage, this manuscript may contain statements, opinions, and information that have errors in facts, figures, or interpretation. Any final changes in this manuscript will be made at the time of publication and will be reflected in the final electronic version of the issue. The editors and authors and their respective employees are not responsible or liable for the use of any such inaccurate or misleading data, opinion or information contained in the articles in this section.

A Comparison of the Psychometric Strengths of the Public-domain Zung Self-rating Depression Scale with the Proprietary Beck Depression Inventory-II in Barbados

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483–8
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A head-on comparison of two measures of depression: the Zung Self-rating Depression Scale and the Beck Depression Inventory-II, using a cross-section of students at the University of the West Indies, Cave Hill, Barbados, indicates that the latter demonstrates superior psychometric properties.

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Objective: To compare the psychometric strengths of two venerable measures of depression, the Zung Self-rating Depression Scale (Zung SDS) and the Beck Depression Inventory-II (BDI-II) in a Caribbean university student population and to provide researchers and clinicians interested in measures of depression with psychometric evidence that differentiates the two instruments for a Caribbean sample.

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e-Published: 28 Aug, 2012

Mental Health Issue

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473–4

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e-Published: 28 Aug, 2012

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