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The effects of Guarana (Paullinia cupana) supplementation on the cognitive performance of young healthy adults – a Systematic Review

visits conducted with a 24h difference. 10 participants used caffeine; 10 participants placebo HASKELL C.F. et al (2007) Double-Blind, Counterbalanced, Placebo- Controlled Study 26 Healthy participants (mean age 21.38; 8 males, 18 females) 5 participants excluded 37.5mg/ 75mg/ 150mg/ 300mg/ guarana capsules Placebo Behavioral and Cognitive effects of Guarana supplementation 1 training session and 5 study days Each participant was his own control KENNEDY DO et al (2004) Double-Blind, Counterbalanced, Placebo- Controlled Study 28 Healthy

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Association of severity of depressive symptoms with sleep quality, social support and stress among Pakistani medical and dental students: A cross-sectional study

size (1200) and response distribution of 50% ( Kane, 2019 ). For regression analysis, a minimum of 194 participants were required for an anticipated effect size of 0.15 (f 2 ), alpha error of 0.05 and statistical power of 95 and 14 predictors. The participants responded to a self-administered paper based survey comprising of five parts: a) demographics b) Pittsburgh Sleep Quality Index (PSQI), c) Patient Health Questionnaire-9 (PHQ-9), d) Multidimensional Scale of Perceived Social Support (MSPSS) and e) Perceived Stress Scale-4 (PSS-4). Time for completion of the

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Positive impact of clinical pharmacist interventions on antipsychotic use in patients on excessive polypharmacy evidenced in a retrospective cohort study

agencies in the public, commercial, or not-for-profit sectors. References Ballard C, Hanney ML, Theodoulou M, Douglas S, McShane R, Kossakowski K, et al. The dementia antipsychotic withdrawal trial (DART-AD): long-term follow-up of a randomised placebo-controlled trial. Lancet Neurol. 2009;8:151–7. 10.1016/S1474-4422(08)70295-3 19138567 Ballard C Hanney ML Theodoulou M Douglas S McShane R Kossakowski K et al The dementia antipsychotic withdrawal trial (DART-AD): long-term follow-up of a randomised placebo-controlled trial Lancet

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Adherence to Mediterranean diet and risk of depression later in life. A cross sectional study in East Attica, Greece

) to screen for depressive symptoms and to estimate the prevalence of depression in this particular population group. Patients with scores of 0–5 are considered normal; a score of 6–10 indicates moderate depression; and 11–15 indicates severe depression ( Fountoulakis et al., 1999 , Yesavage et al., 1982 ). In order to quantify the presence of sleep disturbances, the Athens Insomnia Scale (AIS-8 items) was administered to all the participants. Each item of the scale is rated 0–3 (0: no problem and 3: serious problem). Scores ≥ 6 indicate diagnosis of insomnia

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The Vulnerability and Resiliency of Childhood

adverse childhood experiences J Am Psychiatr Nurses Assoc 2015 21 6 406 – 416 Chetty S, Friedman AR, Taravosh-Lahn K, Kirby ED, Mirescu C, Guo F, et al. Stress and glucocorticoids promote oligodendrogenesis in the adult hippocampus. Mol Psychiatry 2014;19:1275-1283. 10.1038/mp.2013.190 24514565 Chetty S Friedman AR Taravosh-Lahn K Kirby ED Mirescu C Guo F et al Stress and glucocorticoids promote oligodendrogenesis in the adult hippocampus Mol Psychiatry 2014 19 1275 – 1283 Compas EC, Jaser SS, Dunn MJ, Rodrguez EM. Coping with

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Impact of River Bank Erosion on Mental Health and Coping Capacity in Bangladesh

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Population ageing and inter-generational relations in the MENA: what role for social policy?

. (2007) Generation and Globalization: Youth, Age and Family in the New World Economy . Bloomington and Indianapolis: Indiana University Press. Dhillon, N. and Yousef, T. (Eds) (2009) Generation in Waiting: The Unfulfilled Promise of Young People in the Middle East. Washington, D.C.: Brookings Institution. EU (2017) Eurostat - Archive:Youth statistics - North Africa and Eastern Mediterranean. . Accessed: 10 March 2017

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Adjusting to population ageing: evidence for policy action

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Clinical Significance of Quantitative HBs Antigen in the Prediction of Liver Fibrosis in Patients with Chronic Hepatitis B

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