Peer-reviewed Articles - Medicine

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We comment on Eichstaedt et al.’s (2015a) claim to have shown that language patterns among Twitter users, aggregated at the level of US counties, predicted county-level mortality rates from atherosclerotic heart disease (AHD), with “negative” language being associated...

["Epidemiology","Health Policy","Psychiatry and Psychology","Public Health","Statistics"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.5656
1 citation
303 downloads
3,246 views

Background Insomnia is common. However, no systematic reviews have examined the effect of exercise on patients with primary and secondary insomnia, defined as both sleep disruption and daytime impairment. This systematic review and meta-analysis aimed to examine...

["Epidemiology","Evidence Based Medicine","Psychiatry and Psychology","Statistics"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.5172
182 downloads
1,392 views

Background Cannabis use and cannabis regulatory policies recently re-surfaced as noteworthy global research and social media topics, including claims that Mexicans have been sending cannabis and other drug supplies through a porous border into the United States....

["Epidemiology","Psychiatry and Psychology","Public Health","Statistics"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.3616
6 citations
244 downloads
3,338 views

Background Several recent studies have shown that total scores on depressive symptom measures in a general population approximate an exponential pattern except for the lower end of the distribution. Furthermore, we confirmed that the exponential pattern is present...

["Epidemiology","Psychiatry and Psychology","Statistics"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.2987
2 citations
219 downloads
1,041 views

Few studies have assessed the association between the rs1414334 C/G polymorphism in the HTR2C gene and the development of the metabolic syndrome in patients treated with atypical antipsychotics. To provide further evidence, a cross-sectional study was conducted...

["Diabetes and Endocrinology","Epidemiology","Psychiatry and Psychology","Statistics","Metabolic Sciences"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.2163
4 citations
355 downloads
2,135 views

Background. Achievement motive is defined as the intention to achieve one’s goals. Achievement motive is assumed to promote clients to choices and actions toward their valuable goal, so it is an important consideration in rehabilitation. Purpose. The purpose of...

["Epidemiology","Evidence Based Medicine","Geriatrics","Psychiatry and Psychology","Statistics"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.1655
4 citations
395 downloads
2,587 views

Background. Previous research has reported inconsistent evidence of the trajectory of depressive symptoms across the adult lifespan. We investigated how the distributions of each item score change with age and determined whether the trajectory of depressive symptoms...

["Mathematical Biology","Epidemiology","Psychiatry and Psychology","Statistics"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.1547
2 citations
425 downloads
2,679 views

Purpose. The purpose of this study is to demonstrate the hypothetical model based on structural relationship with the occupational dysfunction on psychological problems (stress response, burnout syndrome, and depression) in healthcare workers.Method. Three cross...

["Epidemiology","Nursing","Psychiatry and Psychology","Public Health","Statistics"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.1389
9 citations
199 downloads
1,131 views

Background. Recurrent pain is a common experience in childhood, but only few children with recurrent pain attend a physician. Previous studies yielded conflicting findings with regard to predictors of health care utilization in children with recurrent pain.Methods....

["Epidemiology","Pediatrics","Psychiatry and Psychology","Public Health","Statistics"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.916

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