20-percent lower risk of depression. In addition, each unit decrease in poultry intake and alcohol consumption was linked to a 36.1% and 28% reduction in depression likelihood, respectively (Table 4).
According to our results, one in four participants estimated to suffer from both moderate and severe depressive symptoms. Depression is common among the elderly with a significant impact on qualityoflife. In the study of Argyriadou et al., prevalence of depression estimated 16% among the participants – members of the open day-care centres for older
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interviewers and/or interpreters to enhance the qualityof the translation, which ensured that the translation was scientifically sound but was neither too formal nor too colloquial. A pilot survey was conducted to detect any obvious language difficulties with the translated version ( Williamson et al., 2000 ). In addition to the Bangla K6, the students in the current study completed the 10-item Center for Epidemiologic Studies Short Depression (CES-D-10) scale twice with a week’s interval between the administrations. Furthermore, students provided information on some
anxiety is a problem of global health importance ( Facco & Zanette, 2017 ). Dental anxiety is also a major cause of refusal for dental treatments among people with oral health-related problems ( Skaret et al., 1999 , Scheutz & Heidmann, 2001 , Hittner & Hemmo, 2009 ). However, it is alarming that many patients with dental anxiety do suffer from deteriorating oral health conditions, which do eventually cause negative effects on their qualityoflife ( Berggren & Meynert, 1984 , Locker, 1995 , Doebling & Rowe, 2000 , Armfield et al., 2007 ).
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) dissected suicide news published in online portals and looked for the demography and risk factor of suicide. The qualityof published reports of the analysis revealed poor media reporting status, which was assessed against WHO guideline. The reporting status revealed poor quality when assessed against WHO suicide reporting guidelines in Bangla. Unnecessary details of the victims, methods, life events and mono-causal explanations were declared very frequently. Educational approaches were fundamentally absent (Arafat et al. in press).
display impairments in the prefrontal cortex, which is the area of the brain that regulates the EF and attention ( Purper-Ouakil et al., 2011 ) that is linked to poor performance in EF, including self-regulation, response inhibition, working memory and attention.
ADHD entails a significant impact in the qualityoflifeof children. At an academic level, 30% of children with ADHD underachieve ( Kamphaus & Flick, 1996 ), have problems developing peer relationships ( Wehmeier et al., 2010 ) and represent 80% of the total number of pupils permanently excluded per year ( O
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listening to music may be beneficial during sports warming up during Ramadan
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Dooley NR,& Hinojosa J (2004). Improving qualityoflife for persons with Alzheimer’s disease and their family caregivers: Brief occupational therapy intervention. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 58(5), 561-569. doi:10.5014/ajot.58.5.561 10.5014/ajot.58.5.561 Dooley NR & Hinojosa J 2004 Improving qualityoflife for
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the literacy as well as qualityoflife ( Arafat et al. 2018a ). Basic literacy (health, mental health, depression) components should be coordinated into the academic curriculum with harmonious implementation of public mental health or mental health promotional activities in policy level can be a foresighted step to improve the grave situation ( Arafat 2017 ). Along with adequate clinical care, regular provision of educative materials to the visiting patients should be considered in the clinical setting of a country like Bangladesh.