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Locus of control in patients with Huntington disease: a cross-sectional study

May 14, 2020

Background: Health locus of control (LOC) represents an individual’s beliefs regarding one’s ability to influence health outcomes. In patients with chronic and neurodegenerative diseases, greater internal LOC has been associated with lower levels of disability. Objective: To examine LOC in patients with Huntington disease (HD). Methods: A cross-sectional study of individuals affected by HD, stratified

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Associations between low back pain and depression and somatization in a Canadian emerging adult population

August 22, 2017

Introduction: The association between depression, somatization and low back pain has been minimally investigated in a Canadian emerging adult population. Methods: 1013 first year Canadian university students completed the Modified Zung Depression Index, the Modified Somatic Perception Questionnaire, and a survey about low back pain frequency and intensity. Multinomial logistic regression was used to measure

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