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Dyspepsia among young conscripts: correlations with psychoemotional state and eating habits.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  3560053     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The prevalence of dyspepsia was evaluated in 83 young conscripted soldiers: 38 of them were normally resident in the town where the barracks was sited (Genoa) while 45 came from different districts. Dyspepsia was observed in 49.4% of total cases, and there were significant differences in the incidence between the two groups. In 40 out of 41 cases, dyspepsia was of the functional type. Psychoneurotic reactions were found in 69.8% of total cases and these reactions were closely correlated with the occurrence of dyspepsia both in soldiers who were local residents and those who were not. Dyspepsia could not however be correlated with eating habits, or with the consumption of alcohol, coffee or tobacco.
A Giacosa; S G Sukkar; L Gogioso
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of the Royal Army Medical Corps     Volume:  133     ISSN:  0035-8665     ISO Abbreviation:  J R Army Med Corps     Publication Date:  1987 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1987-05-18     Completed Date:  1987-05-18     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7505627     Medline TA:  J R Army Med Corps     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  59-62     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Dyspepsia / epidemiology,  etiology,  psychology*
Food Habits*
Military Personnel*
Reg. No./Substance:
58-08-2/Caffeine; 64-17-5/Ethanol

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