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Mereerat Manwong

Mereerat Manwong
College of Medicine and Public Health, Ubon-ratchathani University

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Background: This study explored the association between sexual health literacy (SHL) and preventive behaviors of pregnancies and sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) among middle-school students during the COVID-19 outbreak to aid in the development of an informative program. Methods: Mixed-method study with stratified two-stage cluster sampling wa...
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Background: This quasi-experimental study aimed to determine the effects of the ‘Our Love, Our Control’ online program on sexual health literacy and behaviors during the COVID-19 situation in Thailand from February 2020 to September 2021. Methods: Multistage sampling resulted in 37 and 34 participants in the experimental and control groups, respect...
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Purpose: This study aimed to identify the factors associated with depression among workers in industrial factories in the Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC) of Thailand. Additionally, a guidebook was created to evaluate the suitability and appropriateness of the health literacy of the workers to prevent depression. Methods: This study applied a mix...
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The authors of this longitudinal study investigated risk factors for postpartum depressive symptoms and differences in depressive symptoms at late pregnancy and at 1 and 3 months postpartum. In Sakhonnakhon Province, in northeastern Thailand, 449 women were recruited during late pregnancy and followed at 1 and 3 months postpartum with the use of ps...
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CXC Chemokine Ligand 8 (CXCL8) plays an important role in gastric inflammation and in the progression of gastric cancer induced by Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori) infection. The association of CXCL8, CXC Chemokine Receptor 1 (CXCR1), and CXC Chemokine Receptor 2 (CXCR2) polymorphisms with H. pylori infection and gastric cancer progression needs to...
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Purpose This study aimed to assess the effects of a group activity-based motivational enhancement therapy (GA-MET) program on social media addictive behaviors among junior high school students. Materials and methods This cluster randomized trial was performed in 245 junior high school students who used social media in the lower part of northeast T...
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Introduction Smoking cessation services the in Ubon Ratchathani region of Thailand has been established since 2010. Our aim was to evaluate the current smoking cessation strategies related to cessation results among smokers living in the Ubon Ratchathani region. Material and Methods It is a quasi-experimental, cross-sectional study. All conscripts...
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Introduction The study aims to help develop a method for a smoker to quit cigarettes easy and effectively. Material and Methods It is a quasi-experimental study. There were totally 50 conscripts enrolled in the study. Each group had 20 subjects. Study (VC) subjects took 5 to 8 pieces of VC jelly candies, whereas those in the control group went ‘co...
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Background Since 2009, cigarette smoking of Thai population aged between 15 and 24 has been Increased. These people may have more chances of some disease complications caused by cigarette smoking than those non-smokers. Noticeably, this young smoking population is currently studying in high school, vocational, and technical levels. The previous su...
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Objective: To investigate the relationship between Facebook addiction and mental health among high school students. Material and Method: This cross-sectional analytic study was performed among 972 high school students from four provinces associated with high economic prosperity in Thailand: Bangkok, Chiang Mai, Ubon Ratchathani and Songkhla, utiliz...
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Objective: To determine the prevalence ofFacebook (FB) addiction and its related factors among Thai high school students. Material and method: This cross-sectional study was performed among 972 high school students in four provinces associated with high economic prosperity in Thailand: Bangkok, Ubon Ratchathani, Chiang Mai and Songkhla, utilizin...
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Objective: To investigate the relationship between Facebook addiction and mental health among high school students. Method: This cross-sectional analytic study was performed among 972 high school students from four provinces associated with high economic prosperity in Thailand; Bangkok, Chiang Mai, Ubon Ratchathani and Songkhla utilizing a multista...
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Objective: To determine the validity of the Thai version of the Bergen Facebook Addiction Scale (Thai-BFAS) using Facebook addiction screening in Thai high school students. Material and Methods: The original BFAS was authorized for translation and validation in Thai. After content validity and usability were approved by three Thai psychiatrists, th...
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Objective: To determine the validity of the Thai version of the Bergen Facebook Addiction Scale (Thai-BFAS) using Facebook addiction screening in Thai high school students. Material and Methods: The original BFAS was authorized for translation and validation in Thai. After content validity and usability were approved by three Thai psychiatrists, th...
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Background: Cholangiocarcinoma (CCA) is the most common cancer in Northeast Thailand. It is also a crucial health problem for Thai people. Various risk factors for CCA have been identified in the upper part of Northeast Thailand, but no similar studies of risk factors have been conducted in the lower parts of the region. This study aimed to invest...
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Evaluate the implementation of a smoking prevention program via a questionnaire. Both knowledge and attitudes toward smoking behavior and smoking cessation were also investigated An experimental study was conducted between October 2011 and July 2012. Two hundred twenty six school students from Mathayom 1 to 6 participated into the present study. Th...

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This study aimed to assess the effects of a group activity-based motivational enhancement therapy (GA-MET) program on social media addictive behaviors among junior high school students.