Interaction between working memory load and the ability to resist interference from negative distractors in dysphoria24-01-2022
Although the relationship between emotional working memory (WM) and depressive symptoms has been well established in clinical samples, research in the subclinical population has produced mixed results. The present study tested the effect of WM load on control of interference from emotional (positive, negative, neutral) distractors in dysphoria. Dysphoric (n = 32) and non-dysphoric (n = 35) university students were administered the emotional 2-back (lower WM load) and 3-back (higher WM load)...
A Rare Cause of Idiopathic Right Outflow Tract Premature Ventricular Contraction: Type-IV Renal Tubular Acidosis24-01-2022
The premature ventricular contractions (PVC) have usually good prognosis in patients without structural heart disease. In case of left ventricular ejection fraction depression or symptoms, antiarrhythmic drugs or cardiac ablations could be an option for management. We present a case of a patient with high burden of PVC admitted for cardiac ablation. Preoperative assessment revealed hyperkalemia and metabolic acidosis which ended up with type-4 renal tubular acidosis (RTA). Its' rare cause and...
Characteristics of the psychopathological status of oral lichen planus: a systematic review and meta-analysis24-01-2022
Oral lichen planus (OLP) is a chronic inflammatory disease of the oral mucosa having no clear aetiology or pathogenesis. The influence of psychological disturbances on OLP has been widely discussed but still bears the controversy. This study aimed at assessing scientific evidence between the OLP and psychological alterations of the patient. We searched seven important databases for studies on OLP and psychological factors (anxiety, depression, stress, sleep disorders, etc.) published between 1...
Illness perception in patients with D.M. type II in Cambodia
This research is a qualitative study of illness perception in patients registered in a clinic in a rural area in Cambodia (Cambodia-Dutch Organization). All patients in the clinic with Diabetes... Read