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Jikun Wang
East China Normal University
22Publications
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283Citations
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#1Ying Zhang (University Medical Center Freiburg)H-Index: 2
#2Xudong Zhao (University Medical Center Freiburg)
Last.Kurt FritzscheH-Index: 18
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Cultural background has been shown to influence climacteric symptoms of women. This study compares various characteristics of climacteric symptoms, illness conception, health-seeking behavior, and attitude towards menopause of Mosuo women, a Chinese ethnic minority with a matriarchal structure, and Han Chinese women, the majority ethnic group of China with a patriarchal structure. Through convenience sampling, 51 Mosuo and 47 Han women ages 40 to 60 completed a sociodemographic questionnaire, th...
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#1Jikun Wang (ECNU: East China Normal University)H-Index: 7
#2Yuhao Chen (ECNU: East China Normal University)H-Index: 1
Last.Xudong Zhao (Tongji University)H-Index: 6
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Background: Few studies have examined the relationship between family functioning, social support and quality of life in patients with anxiety disorder. There is a paucity of research on anxiety disorders and their predictors in China. Aims: This study aimed to explore family functioning, social support and quality of life for patients with anxiety disorder and examine the relationship between these elements. Methods: A total of 107 patients who met Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Di...
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#1Guo-Xin Fan (Tongji University)H-Index: 1
#2Jia-Chen Luo (Tongji University)H-Index: 1
Last.Jikun Wang (ECNU: East China Normal University)H-Index: 7
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#1Jikun Wang (ECNU: East China Normal University)H-Index: 7
#2Ming He (Tongji University)H-Index: 4
Last.Xudong Zhao (Tongji University)H-Index: 6
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Abstract Objective Patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus often have depression or depressive symptoms, impaired family functioning and poor quality of life. This study aimed to examine relationships among psychological variables, including depressive symptoms, family functioning and quality of life, for Chinese patients with type 2 diabetes and to explore the influencing factors on quality of life for these patients. Method In this cross-sectional study, 257 patients with type 2 diabetes and 25...
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#1Guo-Xin Fan (Tongji University)H-Index: 1
#2Ruo-Shuang Han (Tongji University)H-Index: 1
Last.Jikun Wang (ECNU: East China Normal University)H-Index: 7
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#1Jikun Wang (ECNU: East China Normal University)H-Index: 7
#2Ming He (Tongji University)H-Index: 4
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#1Jikun Wang (ECNU: East China Normal University)H-Index: 7
#2John K. Miller (NSU: Nova Southeastern University)H-Index: 5
Last.Xudong Zhao (Tongji University)H-Index: 6
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Previous research has demonstrated the association between family functioning and depression. This study evaluated family functioning and perceived social support in men and women in Shanghai who had received a diagnosis of a major depressive disorder (N = 100), including sixty-six women and thirty-four men. The relationship between family functioning and social support of outpatients with major depressive disorders was explored using the Chinese Family Assessment Device and the Multidimensional...
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#1Ming He (Tongji University)H-Index: 4
#2Jikun Wang (ECNU: East China Normal University)H-Index: 7
It was also found that the serum BDNF levels in Chinese patients with T2DM were significantly lower than those in healthy controls. The BDNF levels in female patients with T2DM were higher than those in male patients. In Chinese patients with T2DM, the serum BDNF level was associated with HDL-C. These results suggested that the serum BDNF levels are different between females and males and its level reflects the lipid and glucose metabolism. Patients with T2DM also have higher BMI than the contro...
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The pupillary responses to light in patients with depression and normal controls were evaluated among Chinese females. Four parameters related to the pupil were assessed using a video-based pupillometer. The results showed that there were significant differences in the pupil area in the darkness and the pupil area at the peak of constriction between depressed patients and normal controls.
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#1Ming HeH-Index: 4
#2Ying ZhangH-Index: 2
Last.Jikun WangH-Index: 7
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Background: Patients with depression or type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) often have associated impaired family functioning. The purpose of this study was: (1) to explore the family functioning of T2DM patients with and without depressive symptoms and (2) to explore the relationship between depressive symptoms and family impairment in T2DM patients with depressive symptoms. This study used a cross-sectional design. Sampling and Methods: A sample of 32 patients with T2DM who had depressive symptoms...
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