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This project aims to identify socio-demographic, medical, and psychosocial factors (study factors) associated with coronary risk control and prognosis, and to test their impact in a representative sample of CHD patients.
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Name: Scandinavian cardiovascular journal : SCJ
The role of income in cardiovascular disease prevention after an acute coronary syndrome (ACS) remains unclear. We aimed to assess the association between income and control of cardiovascular risk fac...
Both the increasing prevalence and growing burden of diabetes mellitus have caused global public health concerns. With the development of bio-psycho-social medical model, the impact of psychosocial fa...
The notion that cardiovascular disease (CVD) primarily occurs in men is slowly disappearing. More women than men die of CVD every year, and when women survive, the burden and consequences are worse th...
The role of psychosocial factors on irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) in adolescents is incompletely understood. The aim of this study is to investigate the association between the psychosocial factors a...
Abundant evidence highlights single parenthood as a common risk factor for depression, anxiety and stress but few studies have comprehensively examined psychosocial factors (adversities), particularly...
It would be useful to study coronary arteriovenous difference of various markers in patients who are undergoing coronary angiography for suspected coronary artery disease. Environmental an...
To examine sex differences in behavioral and psychosocial variables such as occupation, Type A behavior, and hostility as they related to primary coronary risk factors.
Coronary artery disease (CAD) is increasing rapidly in Egyptian people and manifesting a younger age. Higher plasma low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C), is a major predictor for th...
Background of the study: Percutaneous coronary interventions (PCI) have become mainstay treatment for acute coronary artery disease and the number of patients receiving PCI is vastly grow...
The purpose of this study is to explore the role of lipoprotein(a) and apolipoprotein(a) phenotype in fatal and non-fatal cardiovascular disease (CVD) events risk in coronary disease patie...
Factors that can cause or prevent the outcome of interest, are not intermediate variables, and are not associated with the factor(s) under investigation. They give rise to situations in which the effects of two processes are not separated, or the contribution of causal factors cannot be separated, or the measure of the effect of exposure or risk is distorted because of its association with other factors influencing the outcome of the study.
A specialty which deals with the interrelationship of physical, psychological, social, behavioral, and ethical aspects of cancer. Psycho-oncology examines the behavioral and psychosocial factors that may influence the course of the disease, cancer risk, prevention, and detection.
Inability to prevent a clinical deterioration resulting from a complication of an underlying medical condition or a complication of medical care. It implies that common risk factors for such a complication were not recognized in a timely manner or treated appropriately.
The relating of causes to the effects they produce. Causes are termed necessary when they must always precede an effect and sufficient when they initiate or produce an effect. Any of several factors may be associated with the potential disease causation or outcome, including predisposing factors, enabling factors, precipitating factors, reinforcing factors, and risk factors.
Abnormal balloon- or sac-like dilatation in the wall of CORONARY VESSELS. Most coronary aneurysms are due to CORONARY ATHEROSCLEROSIS, and the rest are due to inflammatory diseases, such as KAWASAKI DISEASE.