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  1. [Behavioural risk factors in L'Aquila (Central Italy) 3-5 years after the 2009 earthquake].

    Epidemiologia e prevenzione 40(2 Suppl 1):34 (2016) PMID 27291206

    to evaluate the long-term impact on the health of the general population of L'Aquila earthquake that occurred on April 6th, 2009. three consecutive surveys were performed on samples of the population of 18-69 years resident in L'Aquila and in the other towns affected by the earthquake. Data on h...
  2. [Neural activity related to emotional and empathic deficits in subjects with post-traumatic stress disorder who survived the L'Aquila (Central Italy) 2009 earthquake].

    Epidemiologia e prevenzione 40(2 Suppl 1):42 (2016) PMID 27291207

    Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is a chronic anxiety disorder. The continued efforts to control the distressing memories by traumatized individuals, together with the reduction of responsiveness to the outside world, are called Emotional Numbing (EN). The EN is one of the central symptoms ...
  3. [Before and after the earthquake of L'Aquila (Central Italy): epidemiological surveillance experiences in the post-seismic period in Italy].

    Epidemiologia e prevenzione 40(2 Suppl 1):66 (2016) PMID 27291212

  4. [Evaluating TTIP beyond commercial aspects: a necessary operation for the protection of democracy and health].

    Epidemiologia e prevenzione 40(2):82 (2016) PMID 27290881

  5. Helsinki Criteria update 2014: asbestos continues to be a challenge for disease prevention and attribution.

    Epidemiologia e prevenzione 40(1 Suppl 1):15 (2016) PMID 26951728

  6. [Identification, early diagnosis, and monitoring of workers exposed to asbestos. Where are we?].

    Epidemiologia e prevenzione 40(1 Suppl 1):3 (2016) PMID 26951725

  7. [The National Asbestos Plan in Italy].

    Epidemiologia e prevenzione 40(1 Suppl 1):12 (2016) PMID 26951727

  8. [Epidemiological population-based cohort study on mortality and hospitalization in the area near the waste incinerator plant of San Zeno, Arezzo (Tuscany Region, Central Italy)].

    Epidemiologia e prevenzione 40(1):33 (2016) PMID 26951700

    to evaluate whether exposure to an urban waste incinerator plant operating in Arezzo (Tuscany Region, Central Italy) since the 2000 is associated with mortality and morbidity. a population-based cohort study of inhabitants living close to the incinerator in the period 2001-2010 was conducted. Th...
  9. [ERRATA CORRIGE: Epidemiol Prev 2014;38(6) Suppl 1].
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    Epidemiologia e prevenzione 40(1):76 (2016) PMID 26951708

    [This corrects the article Epidemiol Prev 2014;38(6) Suppl 1: 19].
  10. [HPV primary test in the cervical cancer screening: reproducibility assessment and investigation on cytological outcome of Hybrid Capture 2 borderline samples].

    Epidemiologia e prevenzione 40(3-4):164 (2016) PMID 27436249

    to evaluate the reproducibility of the High-Risk Hybrid Capture 2 (HC2-HR, Qiagen) test within the frame of cervical cancer screening with HPV, for samples with values very close to the cut-off (borderline), that is 0.80≤RLU/CO≤0.99 (RLU/CO: relative light units/cut-off) and to assess any possib...
  11. [Increased risk of mesothelioma and lung cancer among workers exposed to asbestos who could require an anticipated retirement].

    Epidemiologia e prevenzione 40(1 Suppl 1):26 (2016) PMID 26951730

    to assess the association among malignant pleural mesothelioma (MPM) and lung cancer (LC) among workers who have been exposed to asbestos and have or not have required an anticipated leave from work, a possibility offered by the 1992 law banning asbestos in Italy, in the framework of the health ...
  12. [Molecular biomarkers and early diagnosis of lung cancer: state of knowledge and future perspectives].

    Epidemiologia e prevenzione 40(1 Suppl 1):56 (2016) PMID 26951734

    Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer death worldwide and it would be essential to have effective tools to diagnose the disease in its early stages, to identify individuals at highest risk of developing the disease, and to set personalised therapies. The effectiveness of screening for lung ...
  13. [Polycyclic aromatic hidrocarbons deposition in the Milazzo-Valle del Mela (Sicily Region, Southern Italy) high-risk area following an oil refinery fire].

    Epidemiologia e prevenzione 40(1):16 (2016) PMID 26951697

    On September 2014, a fire began within an oil refinery involving a storage tank containing several hundreds of thousands cubic meters of virgin naphtha. Mayors of neighbouring municipalities asked the Epidemiology and Prevention Society "Giulio A. Maccacaro" to carry out an environmental survey ...
  14. [Health effects of air pollution in Rome in December 2015].

    Epidemiologia e prevenzione 40(1):29 (2016) PMID 26951699

    in December 2015 Rome has been interested by a peculiar meteorological situation, with atmospheric stability, no rain and little wind. These factors, coupled with the high pollutant emissions typical of the winter pre-Christmas period (increased use of private cars and domestic heating), caused ...
  15. [Use of regional health administrative databases to estimate the prevalence of mental disorders and health service utilization in a Local Health Unit of Tuscany Region (Central Italy)].

    Epidemiologia e prevenzione 40(1):65 (2016) PMID 26951704

    prevalence estimation of mental disorders and mental health services (SSM) utilization in 2011, using the administrative regional health databases (hospital discharge records, pharmaceutical prescriptions) and the Regional Database on Mental Health (SIRSM). descriptive population-based study. re...
  16. [Inter-rater agreement on self-reported exposure to ergonomic risk factors for the upper extremities among mechanic assemblers in an automotive industry].

    Epidemiologia e prevenzione 40(1):58 (2016) PMID 26951703

    to assess reproducibility of self-reported exposure to ergonomic hazards for the upper limbs, measured through a questionnaire based on a diffused checklist for the assessment of ergonomic risk (OCRA) in a sample of mechanical assemblers of an automotive industry. cross-sectional study; reproduc...
  17. [Italy 2015: 3 million Italians are living after a cancer diagnosis, both incidence and mortality are decreasing].

    Epidemiologia e prevenzione 40(1):75 (2016) PMID 26951706

  18. [Maternal perception of their children's weight and lifestyles].

    Epidemiologia e prevenzione 40(1):74 (2016) PMID 26951705

  19. [Differences in coping strategies of preadolescents with and without exposure to the L'Aquila (Central Italy) 2009 earthquake].

    Epidemiologia e prevenzione 40(2 Suppl 1):53 (2016) PMID 27291210

    to assess the presence of a characteristic coping strategy profile in a wide sample of preadolescents following a traumatic exposure (i.e., L'Aquila earthquake). we have investigated the coping strategies through the Brief-Cope Coping Orientation towards Problems Experienced - new Italian versio...
  20. [Sleep disturbances and spatial memory deficits in post-traumatic stress disorder: the case of L'Aquila (Central Italy)].

    Epidemiologia e prevenzione 40(2 Suppl 1):45 (2016) PMID 27291208

    Altered sleep is a common and central symptom of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). In fact, sleep disturbances are included in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fifth Edition (DSM-5) diagnostic criteria for PTSD. However, it has been hypothesized that sleep disturba...