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Predictors of early or late treatment seeking in patients with social anxiety disorder
BACKGROUND: Social anxiety disorder (SAD) is common in the general population and usually begins at an early age. It is well established that patients with SAD rarely seek treatment, and their first treatment contact usually ...
Quality of life in patients with recurrent aphthous stomatitis treated with a mucoadhesive patch containing citrus essential oil
Purpose: To assess 1) patient satisfaction of a mucoadhesive biopatch with citrus essential oil and 2) the change in pain severity and the oral health-related quality of life in patients with recurrent aphthous ...
Peripheral 360 Degree Retinotomy, Anterior Flap Retinectomy, and Radial Retinotomy in the Management of Complex Retinal Detachment
PURPOSE: To compare the outcomes for patients with rhegmatogenous retinal detachment (RRD) and patients with retinal detachment (RD) following penetrating injury after combined 360 degree retinotomy, anterior flap retinectomy, ...
Effect of saliva contamination on shear bond strength and microleakage of one-bottle etch-and-rinse and self-etch adhesives: scanning electron and confocal laser microscopic analyses
Purpose: To evaluate the effect of saliva contamination on shear bond strength, microleakage, and microstructure of the adhesive interface in two different adhesive systems by using scanning electron microscopy (SEM) and ...
The relationship between body mass index, waist circumference and psoriatic arthritis in the Turkish population
Introduction: Psoriasis is a chronic, immune-mediated inflammatory disease predominantly affecting the skin, with a complex aetiology. Recently it has been suggested that the chronic inflammation of psoriasis may cause ...
Visual impairment in pseudoxanthoma elasticum: a survey of 53 patients from Turkey
Purpose: To estimate the age at onset and severity of ophthalmologic aspects of pseudoxanthoma elasticum (PXE).
Factors Related to Sense of Coherence Among Dental Students at Istanbul University
The salutogenic model suggests that generalized resistance resources (GRRs) promote the development and maintenance of a strong sense of coherence (SOC), which is a health-promoting factor. This study examined associations ...
SIRT1 gene variants are related to risk of childhood obesity
Obesity is a multifactorial disorder resulting from the interaction between genetic, psychological, physical, environmental, and socioeconomic factors. SIRT1 gene has important effects on the regulation of adiponectin, ...
Chronic cerebrospinal venous insufficiency: does ultrasound really distinguish multiple sclerosis subjects from healthy controls?
Objectives To investigate the differences between multiple sclerosis (MS) and control subjects by using extracranial venous grey-scale, colour and spectral Doppler ultrasound.
Identifying potential predictors of pain-related disability in Turkish patients with chronic temporomandibular disorder pain
Background: The aims of this study were to examine whether patients- psychosocial profiles influence the location of pain, and to identify the clinical and psychosocial predictors of high levels of pain-related disability ...