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The prevalence of headache and its association with socioeconomic status among schoolchildren in istanbul, Turkey

U Işık, A Topuzoğlu, P Ay, RH Ersu… - … : The Journal of …, 2009 - Wiley Online Library
Objective.—The etiology and pathogenesis of migraine and other types of headache are still 
under discussion. An interaction of organic, psychological, and psychosocial factors is 
operative. In this study, we aimed to determine the prevalence of headache and its ...

[HTML] Is there a “hidden HIV/AIDS epidemic” in Turkey?: The gap between the numbers and the facts

Ay, S Karabey - Marmara Medical Journal, 2006 -
Abstract Since the number of persons living with HIV/AIDS was relatively low compared to 
the hard-hit countries, HIV/AIDS was not considered as an emerging health problem in 
Turkey. However Turkey carries a number of factors which enable the spread of HIV/AIDS ...

[ALINTI] Kadın ve çocuklara karşı fiziksel şiddeti etkileyen faktörlerin değerlendirilmesi: İstanbul'da sağlık ocağı tabanlı bir çalışma

S Hıdıroğlu, A Topuzoğlu, P Ay, M Karavuş - New/Yeni Symposium Journal, 2006

[PDF] The prevalence of depression and its associated factors among resident doctors working in a training hospital in Istanbul

F Demir, P Ay, M Erbas, M Ozdii, E Yasar - Turk Psikiyatri Dergisi, 2007 -
Objectives: The objectives of this study were to determine the prevalence of depression and 
to evaluate the association of sociodemographic factors, as well as aspects of the work 
environment, with depression among resident doctors working in a training hospital in ...

[PDF] Tüketicilerin gıda ürünleri ile ilgili bilgi düzeyleri ve sağlık risklerine karşı tutumları

A Topuzoğlu, PA Seyhan Hıdıroğlu… - TSK Koruyucu …, 2007 -
Özet: Bu çalışmanın amacı, İstanbul Ümraniye'de hizmet veren bir sağlık ocağına başvuran 
kişilerin gıda ürünlerini satın alma konusundaki bilgi ve tutumlarının incelenmesidir. 
Tanımlayıcı olarak planlanan bu çalışmada, veriler sağlık ocağına başvuran 167 kişiden ...

Validation of the short forms of the incontinence impact questionnaire (IIQ‐7) and the urogenital distress inventory (UDI‐6) in a Turkish population

C Cam, M Sakalli, P Ay, M Cam… - Neurourology and …, 2007 - Wiley Online Library
Aim To validate the Turkish versions of the IIQ-7 and UDI-6 for use in Turkish-speaking 
populations. Methods After establishing the test-retest reliability and internal consistency in a 
pilot study, 302 patients were enrolled in the study and general and subscale scores of the ...

Does stigma concerning mental disorders differ through medical education?

Ay, D Save, O Fidanoglu - Social psychiatry and psychiatric …, 2006 - Springer
Abstract Background Stigma and discrimination toward mentally disabled persons might 
exist within the medical environment and may form a barrier for patients to receive 
appropriate care. The aim of this study is to determine the attitudes of medical students ...

Prevalence of headache and its association with sleep disorders in children

U Isik, RH Ersu, P Ay, D Save, AR Arman, F Karakoc… - Pediatric …, 2007 - Elsevier
An association between headache and sleep disturbances has been reported in previous 
studies, but there is a lack of research examining this relationship in a community sample of 
children in order to reveal the magnitude of the problem. Among 32 District Educational ...

[PDF] Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials

S Öncü, H Özsüt, A Yildirim, P Ay… - Annals of clinical …, 2003 -
Address: 1Department of Infectious Diseases and Clinical Microbiology, Adnan Menderes University 
Faculty of Medicine, Aydin, Turkey, 2Department of Infectious Diseases and Clinical 
Microbiology, Istanbul Medical Faculty, Istanbul University, Istanbul, Turkey, 3Department ...

[PDF] Adolescent depression: progress and future challenges in prevention-control activities

Ay, D Save - Marmara Medical Journal, 2004 -
ABSTRACT It is accepted that depression during adolescence is a highly prevalent yet 
mostly an under recognized mental health problem. Studies carried out in diverse cultures 
report prevalence rates ranging from 1% to 50% for adolescent depression. Presence of ...