Navigation Links
Health-related quality of life in PD patients in northeastern Sicily, Italy
Date:7/17/2013

Bronfenbrenner's ecological systems theory emphasizes the development of a series of nested environment systems with which an individual interacts. These systems interact with the individual, and also affect the development of the individual. The theory is that the natural environment is the major source influencing human development, which is often ignored by scholars in the laboratory. U Brofenbrenner saw the individual's experience "as a set of nested structures, each inside the next, like a set of Russian dolls". In other words, the individual develops in the middle of several environmental systems from the immediate environment (like the family) to indirect environmental (like broad culture) or nested therein.

This ecological framework can provide a better understanding of the implications of Parkinson's disease. Parkinson's disease has a negative impact on health-related quality of life in Parkinson's disease patients. Depression, cognitive impairment, coping strategies, dyskinesia, gait disorders and complications of dopaminergic drugs are the variables that most affect health-related quality of life. Letteria Spadaro and colleagues from Italy applies the ecological model of human development which focuses attention on both individual and social environmental factors as targets for health interventions. Their results suggest a potential compounding effect of ecological intrapersonal and interpersonal levels on health-related quality of life outcomes. Gender, self-evaluated autonomy and family size significantly impacted health-related quality of life. If quality of life is used as an indicator of treatment outcomes, an ecological perspective of the case history will be important to disclose relevant prognostic information and trigger personalized health care interventions. These research achievements were published in the Neural Regeneration Research (Vol. 8, No. 17, 2013).


'/>"/>

Contact: Meng Zhao
eic@nrren.org
86-138-049-98773
Neural Regeneration Research
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1

Related biology news :

1. Lower dosage CT-guided lung biopsy protocol maintains quality, minimizes exposure
2. Interventional radiology: Mitigating symptoms, improving quality of life of MS patients
3. Stoneflies mapped across Ohio, with implications for water quality and nature conservation
4. University of Toronto biologists predict extinction for organisms with poor quality genes
5. Culturally sensitive research in United Arab Emirates pinpoints indoor air quality risks
6. New tools for evaluating quality of life for cats, dogs with heart disease
7. Discovery may lead to new tomato varieties with vintage flavor and quality
8. Scripps Florida scientists identify critical quality control for cell growth
9. Grant to allow graduate students to research water quantity and quality improvement
10. Ship-borne measurements show EU policies have improved air quality in harbors
11. Improving water quality can help save coral reefs
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:12/17/2014)... -- Valencell, a leader in performance biometric data sensor ... leaders such as Intel, Jabra, Atlas, and Scosche to ... These products will be showcased at CES 2015, taking ... . "Our partners choose PerformTek biometrics, ... with the clinical data to back it up," said ...
(Date:12/11/2014)... 2014 Research and Markets ... ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/twhjll/biometrics_market ) has announced the addition of ... 2015-2019"  report to their offering. ... advances in technology. With continuous advances in technology, ... the latest standard that meets the needs and ...
(Date:12/10/2014)... , Dec. 8, 2014 You,ve been here ... account but can,t remember your password, site key or the ... was your first grade teacher? Today, ... the app that will finally put an end to ... 1U TM . 1U leverages a user,s smartphone ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Valencell PerformTek Biometrics Power the Most Accurate Wearables at CES 2015 2Biometrics Market in the APAC Region 2015-2019: Key Vendors are 3M Cogent, NEC, Safran and Suprema 2The Password is Finally Dead: Launch of 1U Mobile App Eliminates Need for All Usernames and Passwords 2The Password is Finally Dead: Launch of 1U Mobile App Eliminates Need for All Usernames and Passwords 3
... recently published their joint findings that fatal prion diseases, which ... Findings published this month in the peer-reviewed journal, ... to seven months before an animal shows physical signs of ... brain was being eradicated. This member of the prion family ...
... have demonstrated, for the first time, a graphene-based ... cells and capable of recording the electrical signals ... for further investigation of a promising new material. ... leading contender for future biomedical applications requiring a ...
... Take a Petri dish containing crude petroleum and it ... make up the fossil fuel. Sprinkle mushroom spores over the ... an incubator, and surprise, the petroleum and its smell will ... professor of biological sciences and researcher at the University of ...
Cached Biology News:Medical researchers in Canada and the US discover hidden side of prion diseases 2Biocompatible graphene transistor array reads cellular signals 2Biocompatible graphene transistor array reads cellular signals 3Petroleum-eating mushrooms 2Petroleum-eating mushrooms 3Petroleum-eating mushrooms 4
(Date:12/19/2014)... BioPlus Specialty Pharmacy (BioPlus), one of the ... Maroulis, Pharm.D. to the newly created position of Vice ... position, Dr. Maroulis will continue to manage the entire ... multi-site pharmacies as the company expands. Dr. Maroulis has ... he has served in many different capacities in the ...
(Date:12/19/2014)... Dec. 19, 2014 Decision Resources Group finds ... at a 12 percent compound annual growth rate through ... aging population and the increasing adoption of dental implants. ... will also spur demand for dental biomaterials because ... and periodontal treatments. Other key findings from ...
(Date:12/19/2014)... MA (PRWEB) December 18, 2014 LayerBio ... for ophthalmology and wound care. The National Eye Institute ... awarded LayerBio a Phase I SBIR grant to develop ... Cataracts are the most common cause of vision loss ... of blindness worldwide. According to Dr. Ken Mandell, LayerBio’s ...
(Date:12/19/2014)... In contrast to traditional LED lights where ... Valoya uses proprietary LED technology to incorporate their spectra ... which is critical in low proximity installations. The Valoya ... its lifetime which is up to four times longer ... investment cost was clearly higher when compared to traditional ...
Breaking Biology Technology:BioPlus Specialty Pharmacy Promotes Dr. Nick Maroulis to Vice President of Specialty Pharmacy Services 2Latin American Dental Biomaterial Market Will Expand at a 12 Percent Annual Growth Rate Through 2023 2Latin American Dental Biomaterial Market Will Expand at a 12 Percent Annual Growth Rate Through 2023 3LayerBio Awarded NIH Grant to Develop a Drug Delivery Device for Cataract Surgery 2
... BARCELONA, Spain , June 14 Data ... in Barcelona , highlights the impact of febrile ... patients. The IMPACT NHL study showed that unplanned hospitalisations, ... to suboptimal relative dose intensity (RDI) of chemotherapy were ...
... ... Mogil, an internationally-renowned leader in pain research, will be presenting “What’s Wrong with ... be held October 4-5, 2010 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. , ... Minneapolis, MN (PRWEB) June 10, ...
... ... oldest buildings on earth and a “fascinatingly weird” ancient culture. , ... (PRWEB) June 11, 2010 -- U.S. nonprofit The ... a simple introduction to megalithic architects in Frequently Asked Question format. With content drawn ...
Cached Biology Technology:New Data Confirms the Negative Impact of Febrile Neutropenia in Patients With Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma Receiving R-CHOP Chemotherapy 2New Data Confirms the Negative Impact of Febrile Neutropenia in Patients With Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma Receiving R-CHOP Chemotherapy 3New Data Confirms the Negative Impact of Febrile Neutropenia in Patients With Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma Receiving R-CHOP Chemotherapy 4New Data Confirms the Negative Impact of Febrile Neutropenia in Patients With Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma Receiving R-CHOP Chemotherapy 5New Data Confirms the Negative Impact of Febrile Neutropenia in Patients With Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma Receiving R-CHOP Chemotherapy 6New Data Confirms the Negative Impact of Febrile Neutropenia in Patients With Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma Receiving R-CHOP Chemotherapy 7New Data Confirms the Negative Impact of Febrile Neutropenia in Patients With Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma Receiving R-CHOP Chemotherapy 8New Data Confirms the Negative Impact of Febrile Neutropenia in Patients With Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma Receiving R-CHOP Chemotherapy 9Jeffrey Mogil to Speak on Animal Models of Pain at Arrowhead's 4th Annual Pain Therapeutics Summit 2New tool for exploring the ancient world. 2
... suit the widest possible range of sample ... Labware carriers can be placed at any ... for the user, thanks to a numbered ... guided into position. This allows easy removal ...
... Sac-Cel (Second Antibody Coated CELlulose) was developed ... of Dartford, Kent, one of the earliest ... IDS acquired the product range in 1987. ... clinical biochemists developing their own "in house" ...
... N,N- bis- (3-D-Gluconamidopropyl)deoxycholamide ... analog of CHAPS and CHAPSO. Has reduced ... anion exchange chromatography on DEAE-cellulose. Aggregation number: ... Soluble in H 2 O. Aggregation number ...
... N-Dodecyl-N,N-(dimethylammonio)butyrate White crystalline solid. ... to DDMAU (Cat. No. 252005) but differing ... More efficient for the extraction of mycoplasma ... Purity: ≥98% by TLC. Soluble ...
Biology Products: