THE AUSTRALIAN JOURNAL OF ADVANCED NURSING

VOLUME 31 ISSUE 3

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The predictors and outcome of psychiatric disorders among survivors post-earthquake: survey from China
The aims of the study were to investigate predictors oand outcomes of psychiatric disorders amoun survivors post-earthquake.

KEY WORDS: Psychiatric disorders, disasters, earthquake.

Dongling Liur, MD, RN, Sichuan University, Sichuan Province, China
Xiaolian Jiang, PhD, RN, Professor, Sichuan University, Sichuan Province, China
Samantha Pang, PhD, MSc, RN, RGN, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hung Hom, Kowloon, HKSAR
Sijian Li, PgD, Mphil, PhD, RN The Honk Kong Polytechnic University, Hung Hom, Kowloon, HKSAR

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Association between CD4+ T-cell count, atypical squamous cells and Schiller's test in women with HIV/AIDS
Infection with HIV increased risk for the development of cancer, such as Kaposi's sarcoma and invasive cancer of the cervix. Given the importance of health promotion in women, the purpose of this study was to perform cytological screening and identify any association between CD4+ T-cell, atypical squamous cells and the Schiller's testin women with HIV/AIDS in Brazil.

KEY WORDS: HIV, vaginal smears, uterine cervical neoplasms, womens health.

Daniele Mary Silva de Brito, PhD, RN, Sao Jose Hospital of Infectious Diseases, Fortaleza, Ceara, Brazil
Gilmara Holanda da Cunha, PhD, Prof, RN, Federal University of Ceara, Fortaleza, Ceara, Brazil
Elucir Gir, PhD, Prof, RN, University of Sao Paulo, Ribeirao Preto, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Julyana Gomes Freitas, PhD, Prof, RN, University of Fortaleza, Fortaleza, Ceara, Brazil
Marli Teresinha Gimeniz Galvao, PhD, Prof, RN, Federal University of Ceara, Fortaleza, Ceara, Brazil

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The effects of mindfulness training program on reducing stress and promoting well-being among nurses in critical care units
This study was conducted to evaluate the effectiveness of a brief mindfulness based training program in reducing stress and promoting well-being among critical care nurses.

KEY WORDS: Mindfulness, stress, anxiety, well-being, happiness, critical care nurse.

Hee Kim Lan, RN, BSc Nsg, MNSc Candidate, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Pathmawathi Subramanian, DHSci, MEd, BSc Nsg, RN, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Norsiah Rahmat, MSN, BSc Nsg, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Phang Cheng Kar, MD, MMed(Psych), University of Putra Malaysia, Serdang Selangor Darul Ehsan, Malaysia

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Overseas qulaified nurses in Australia: reflecting on the issue
The study was conducted to determine the effect of light therapy on the sleep quality of older adults.

KEY WORDS: Overseas qualified nurses, migration, adjustment

Grazyna Stanklewicz, RN, MN, PhD, MACN, GCAP, Monash University, Peninsula Campus, Frankston, Victoria, Australia
Margaret O'Connor AM, DN (La Trobe) MN (RMIT), B.Theol, FRCNA, MAICD, Monash University, Peninsula Campus, Frankston, Victoria, Australia

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Health literacy, does it make a difference?
To provide contextual information about ehalth literacy and itds importance to health care, nursing and health consumers.

KEY WORDS: Health literacy, patient education, social determinants, patient communication, patient education

Anne Johnson, RN, RM, PICNC,DipT, Grad Dip Health Counsellng, BEd, MEd, PhD, Community Engagement Consultant, Penola, South Australia, Australia

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