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  1. The construct validity of alexithymia and its assessment using the 20-item Toronto Alexithymia Scale (TAS-20) in Japan is unknown. Low reliability has been found for the third factor of the TAS-20 in some cult...

    Authors: Yoshiya Moriguchi, Motonari Maeda, Tetsuya Igarashi, Toshio Ishikawa, Masayasu Shoji, Chiharu Kubo and Gen Komaki

    Citation: BioPsychoSocial Medicine 2007 1:7

    Content type: Research

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  2. To compare quality of life (QOL) for patients with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) between the U.S. and Japan, it is indispensable to develop common instruments. The IBS-QOL, which is widely used in Western cou...

    Authors: Motoyori Kanazawa, Douglas A Drossman, Masae Shinozaki, Yasuhiro Sagami, Yuka Endo, Olafur S Palsson, Michio Hongo, William E Whitehead and Shin Fukudo

    Citation: BioPsychoSocial Medicine 2007 1:6

    Content type: Research

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  3. Possible mechanisms behind psychophysiological hyperreactivity may be located at a cognitive-emotional level. Several personality traits have been associated with increased cardiovascular reactivity. Subjects ...

    Authors: Arnljot Flaa, Øivind Ekeberg, Sverre Erik Kjeldsen and Morten Rostrup

    Citation: BioPsychoSocial Medicine 2007 1:5

    Content type: Research

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  4. This paper reports on the modification of the Parental Nurturance Scale (PNS), translation of the modified version (PNSM) from English to Japanese, and equivalence assessment between the PNSM and the translate...

    Authors: Chizu Mimura and Peter Griffiths

    Citation: BioPsychoSocial Medicine 2007 1:4

    Content type: Research

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  5. Recent genetic studies have linked serotonin-related genetic polymorphisms with diverse disorders characterized by functional somatic symptoms, including chronic fatigue syndrome, irritable bowel syndrome, and...

    Authors: Kiyomi Ojima, Nagaoki Watanabe, Naoko Narita and Masaaki Narita

    Citation: BioPsychoSocial Medicine 2007 1:3

    Content type: Short report

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  6. Prostate cancer (PCA) is the most common malignancy and a major cause of death in men but, importantly, a substantial proportion will live for several years following diagnosis. However, they face the prospect...

    Authors: Sidney Bloch, Anthony Love, Michelle Macvean, Gill Duchesne, Jeremy Couper and David Kissane

    Citation: BioPsychoSocial Medicine 2007 1:2

    Content type: Review

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