Senol Dane

Department of Physiology, Faculty of Basic Medical Sciences, College of Health Sciences, Nile University of Nigeria, Abuja, Nigeria


  • Research   
    Simian Crease Related Differences in Self-esteem and Depression Scores in University Students
    Author(s): Abdullah Demir and Senol Dane*

    Background: The simian crease is a single crease on the palm. However it can be seen in normal persons, it can be together with different health conditions such as Down’s syndrome, leukemia, Alzheimer’s disease, and some psychological problems. Methods: Seventy-six Nigerian university students participated to the study. Participants were 45 men and 32 women who were 17-24 years of age. To get their self-esteem and depression scores were used the Rosenberg Self-esteem Scale and the Self Reporting Questionnaire (SRQ) 20 adapted from WHO was used, respectively. Results: There were no simian crease status-related significant differences in self-esteem scores. There was a simian crease statusrelated the significant difference in the depression scores in only female subjects. The average depression scores wer.. Read More»

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