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Moderating Role of Social Support on the Associations between Individual Level Factors and Depressive Symptoms in Young Adults in Guyana and Trinidad and Tobago

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DOI: 
10.7727/wimj.2015.355
Pages: 
294–8
Synopsis: 
Family support moderated the association between individual level factors and depression in young adults in Guyana and Trinidad and Tobago. Interventions should further focus on the moderating and mediating roles of family support in addressing common mental health problems.

ABSTRACT

Objective: To determine the moderating role of different forms of support on the associations between active coping, stress, and life satisfaction and depressive symptoms.

Accepted: 
25 Nov, 2015
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e-Published: 17 Feb, 2016

Early Risk Stratification with Dipyridamole Stress Echo in a Patient with Intermediate Lesion in the Right Coronary Artery, 24 Hours after Percutaneous Coronary Intervention

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DOI: 
10.7727/wimj.2013.141
Pages: 
145–6

INTRODUCTION

Revised: 
26 Aug, 2013
Accepted: 
12 May, 2014
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e-Published: 10 Feb, 2015

Stress, Burnout and Coping among Emergency Physicians at a Major Hospital in Kingston, Jamaica

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DOI: 
10.7727/wimj.2013.330
Pages: 
262–6
Synopsis: 
Emergency physicians at a major hospital in Kingston, Jamaica, scored high on stress and components of burnout. Interventions aimed at reducing the occupational contributors to stress and improving levels of coping will reduce the risk of burnout and enhance their psychological well-being.

ABSTRACT

Objectives: The study examined the prevalence of stress, burnout, and coping, and the relationship between these variables among emergency physicians at a teaching hospital in Kingston, Jamaica.

Methods: Thirty out of 41 physicians in the Emergency Department completed the Maslach Burnout Inventory, Perceived Stress Scale, Ways of Coping Questionnaire, and a background questionnaire. Descriptive statistical analyses were conducted.

Accepted: 
29 May, 2014
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e-Published: 12 Jun, 2014

Surgical Management of Exertional Anterior Compartment Syndrome of the Leg

Issue: 
DOI: 
10.7727/wimj.2006.135
Pages: 
529–32
Synopsis: 
Data from a series of athletes presenting with leg pain were analysed. The diagnoses included exertional anterior compartment syndrome of the leg, medial tibial stress syndrome and stress fracture of the tibia. The diagnosis and surgical management of exertional anterior compartment syndrome are discussed in detail.

ABSTRACT 

Objective: To describe the characteristic presentation of exertional leg pain in athletes and to discuss the diagnostic options and surgical management of exertional anterior compartment syndrome of the leg in this group of patients.

Methods: Data from a series of athletes presenting with exertional leg pain were analysed and categorized according to aetiology.

Revised: 
13 Sep, 2012
Accepted: 
25 Sep, 2012
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e-Published: 14 Nov, 2013

Risk and Protective Factors in the Development of Post-traumatic Stress Disorder Symptoms among a Cohort of Students in Two Tertiary Institutions Post Hurricane Ivan

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179–80
Synopsis: 
Six weeks after the passage of Hurricane Ivan, factors strongly correlated with post-traumatic stress disorder symptoms were social support, gender, stressful life experience, emotional experience during the hurricane and experiences of loss and injury as a result of the hurricane.

ABSTRACT

Objective: This study seeks to identify factors associated with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) following Hurricane Ivan among a cohort of tertiary-level students in Jamaica.

Methods: A 22-item, self-administered questionnaire was administered to a non-random sample. Using parametric and non-parametric analyses, the relationship between PTSD symptoms and several
variables was examined.

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e-Published: 18 Sep, 2013

Stress Fracture of the Lesser Trochanter: A Case Report and Review of the Literature

Issue: 
DOI: 
10.7727/wimj.2015.564
Pages: 
236–8

ABSTRACT

Stress fractures are common sports-related injury, but rare in the lesser trochanter. Fracture of the lesser trochanter are usually insufficiency fractures with malignancy as a common cause. We present a case of stress fracture of the lesser trochanter in a young female and review the literature. 

Accepted: 
20 Nov, 2015
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e-Published: 20 Nov, 2015
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