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Issue 1 January - April 2014

Issue 1 January - April 2014Issue 1 January - April 2014

Contents

Review Paper

Psychosocial and cultural aspects of pain. gender and identity issues of pain

Tsirtsiridou Vasiliki, Vassilopoulou Georgia

Wednesday, January 1, 2014

Pages: 3-14

Recording of pain starts simultaneously with recording of history. This experience is based on cultural and social factors. These determine the perception and expression of pain, seeking medical assistance and receptivity to treatment. The aim of the present study was to review the literature about the psychosocial and cultural aspects

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Review Paper

nxiety and depression in patients undergoing cardiac surgery

Toulia Georgia, Koutsopoulou Vasiliki

Wednesday, January 1, 2014

Pages: 15-22

he aim of the present study was to explore anxiety and depression in patients undergoing cardiac surgery. Results : The review of the literature showed that many factors trigger the problems of mental health that should be systematically evaluated as they may affect even the biological course of the disease. Rehabilitation programs contribute significantly to the reduction of anxiety

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Review Paper

he influence of diabetes on the emergence of emotional disorders: a literature review

Rekleiti Maria, Saridi Maria

Wednesday, January 1, 2014

Pages: 23-34

Introduction: People with diabetes mellitus are more likely to have emotional or behavioral problems than others without diabetes. Glycemic regulation aims at the prevention of complications. However, the manner in which people with diabetes take care of their disease varies substantially, and not all nonadherence reflects an underlying psychosocial problem. Aim: The aim of this literature

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Original Paper

Smoking addiction and methods of treatment

Koutinou Eleni, Patentalakis Michalis, Dimitriadou Maria, Pappa Alexandra , Evagelou Eleni, Koutelekos John, Xatzoglou Chrisi

Wednesday, January 1, 2014

Pages: 35-46

Effective treatments can lead to permanent smoking cessation, however, they must be readily available to all smokers. The higher rates of abstinence from smoking areachieved through specialized psychological assistance, pharmaceutical treatment and counseling support. The aim  of the present study was to explore the demographic characteristics and smoking history of smokers attending

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Original Paper

Exploration of drug users profile

Alexopoulou Nektaria, Georgiadi Elpida , Polikandrioti Maria, Korkovili Maria, Mpaseta Angeliki, Maina Anna

Wednesday, January 1, 2014

Pages: 47-61

The aim of this study was to explore the profile of drug users in the Athens and the characteristics of the use ( injecting and syringe sharing ) . Method and material : Data were collected by the completion of questionnaire by personal interview of184 drug users who came to the Emergency Assistance Unit and Support (MAVY) OKANA for the first time. Results : The sample consisted

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Special Article

Patients' satisfaction by the provided care

Anterioti Paraskeui, Antoniou Georgios

Wednesday, January 1, 2014

Pages: 62-68

Patients' satisfaction with the services provided by the health care is an important issue in the field of health. The World Health Organization defines 'health' as a state of complete mental, physical and social wellbeing. When patient feel unhappy or that their needs and desires are not take into account is a sign of lack of welfare and poor quality health care. Patient satisfaction

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