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Journal of Mind and Medical Sciences (JMMS, J Mind Med Sci) pays special attention to papers related to mental and medical topics, focusing primarily on interdisciplinary and integrative perspectives. It is an online and open access journal, no charges being received for submission, review, and publication of articles. The journal adheres to the philosophy that high quality and original ideas and information should be freely shared within and amongst the scientific community, with the stipulation that the authors be acknowledged for their knowledge and contribution. Journal of Mind and Medical Sciences is licensed under a CC BY-NC-ND 4.0 License.

The journal is conducted by international norms of academic publishing, being listed by International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE), adhere to the most important and comprehensive ethical guidelines of COPE, it is member of CrossRef and indexed by several International Databases.

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Current Issue: Volume 9, Issue 1 (2022)

Table of Contents

Review Articles

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The VESPA Project: Virtual Reality Interventions for Neurocognitive and Developmental Disorders
Emanuele Maria Merlo, Liam Alexander MacKenzie Myles, and Salvatore Marco Pappalardo p. 16-27

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Biostimulation with low-level laser therapy and its effects on soft and hard tissue regeneration. Literature review
Anida Maria Babtan, Aranka Ilea, Claudia Nicoleta Feurdean, Sabino Ceci, Berate Pula, Sebastian Candrea, Daniela Azzollini, Fabio Piras, Luigi Curatoli, Alberto Corriero, Assunta Patano, Francesco Valente, Maria Elena Maggiore, Antonio Mancini, Delia Giovanniello, Ludovica Nucci, Rossella Elia, Adina Sirbu, Nausica Bianca Petrescu, Codruta Mirica, Andrea Galderisi, and Filippo Cardarelli p. 28-37

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Laboratory findings in COVID-19 - alterations of hematological, immunological, biochemical, hormonal and other lab panels: a narrative review
Yousef Rasmi, Lucas Paulo Jacinto Saavedra, Matei-Alexandru Cozma, Heba El-Nashar, Shaza Aly, Nouran Fahmy, Omayma Eldahshan, Mohamed El-Shazly, Elena Codruța Dobrică, Hamed Kord-Varkaneh, Camelia Cristina Diaconu, and Mihnea Alexandru Găman p. 38-55

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Inflammatory bowel disease: pathogenesis, diagnosis and current therapeutic approach
Adrian Silaghi, Vlad Denis Constantin, Bogdan Socea, Petrișor Banu, Vladimir Sandu, Liliana Florina Andronache, Anca Silvia Dumitriu, and Stana Paunica p. 56-77

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Anxiety sensitivity, uncertainty and recursive thinking: A continuum on Cyberchondria conditions during the Covid Outbreak
Carmela Mento, Maria Catena Silvestri, Pilar Amezaga, Maria Anna Muscatello, Valentina Romeo, Antonio Bruno, and Clemente Cedro p. 78-87

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Modern interpretation of risk factors in breast cancer of women
Oana Denisa Bălălău, Răzvan Valentin Scăunașu, Octavian Gabriel Olaru, Anca Silvia Dumitriu, Stana Paunica, Liliana Florina Andronache, and Anca Daniela Stănescu p. 88-95

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The benign mimickers of carcinoma on breast MRI
Irmak Durur-Subasi, Adem Karaman, Elif Demirci, Sare Sipal, and Mufide Nuran Akcay p. 96-101

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Acetaminophen, a therapeutic or an extremely toxic remedy – a review
Genica Caragea, Oana Avram, Andreea Pauna, Andreea Cristina Costea, and Miruna Tudosie p. 102-110

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The obstetrical management of HIV-positive pregnancy
Mihai George Loghin, Petre Gabriel Gorescki, Romina Marina Sima, Liana Pleș, Daniela Gabriela Balan, Ioana Paunica, and Oana Denisa Bălălău p. 111-117

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Diet and Food chemicals increasing the risk of colorectal cancer – literature review
Mihail Silviu Tudosie, Andreea Pauna, Cristian Stefani, and Iulia Madalina Staicu p. 118-124

Research Articles

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The comparison of local tumor control after microwave ablation, surgical resection and combined treatment for colorectal liver metastases
Fatma Zeynep Güngören, Cengiz Erol, Ahmet Bilici, Murat Dayangaç, Mehmet Şeker, Ömer Fatih Ölmez, Onur Yaprak, Özcan Yıldız, and Mustafa Öncel p. 125-132

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Menopausal symptoms: prediction of quality of marital relationship among couples
Noshi Iram Zaman, Sundas Shakoor, and Shazia Yusuf p. 133-142

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Laparoscopic versus open surgical treatment of umbilical hernia
Andrei Moisin, Mihai Faur, Carmen Popa, Claudia Diana Gherman, Victor Dumitrescu, Denisa Tanasescu, Adrian Boicean, Simona Balasescu, Meda Comandasu, Dan Dumitrescu, Anca Zgura, and Calin Mohor p. 143-151

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Colonic diverticulosis - diagnostic and therapeutic difficulties
Cristian Meșină, Theodor Viorel Dumitrescu, Mihai Calin Ciorbagiu, Cosmin Vasile Obleaga, Ionica Daniel Vilcea, and Mihaela Iustina Mesina-Botoran p. 152-161

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Pain management in the right iliac fossa during the Covid-19 pandemic
Daniel Ovidiu Costea, Lucian Serbanescu, Diana Badiu, Valeriu Ardeleanu, Cristian Mihai Branescu, Anca Zgura, and Andreea Cristina Costea p. 162-167

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The surgical management of pancreatic pseudocysts – outcomes on a group of seven patients
Mihai Faur, Andrei Moisin, Alexandru Dan Sabau, and Dan Sabau p. 168-174

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Transabdominal pre-peritoneal repair procedure (TAPP) versus open hernia repair (OHR) in the treatment of inguinal hernia
Victor Dumitrescu, Dan Dumitrescu, Paul Lorin Stoica, George Draghici, and Alexandru Chirca p. 175-180

Case Presentations

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Asymptomatic jejunal metastatic melanoma. A case report of anemia of uncertain origin
Cornelia Nitipir, Andreea Parosanu, Cristina Orlov-Slavu, Cătălin Piriianu, Radu Vrabie, Iulian Slavu, and Valentin Calu p. 187-192

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The customized therapeutic approach of a giant pancreatic pseudocyst. A case report and literature review
Petrișor Banu, Bogdan Socea, Daniela Gabriela Balan, Vladimir Sandu, Tiberiu Onicel, Adrian Silaghi, Ioana Paunica, and Vlad Denis Constantin p. 193-200

Commentary

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Erratum to: Teachers’ Views on Preparation for Employment of Young Autistic People
Biranavan Thavapalan and Emanuele Maria Merlo p. 201-201

Editors-in-Chief

Co-Editor
David L. Rowland, Valparaiso University
Co-Editor
Ion G. Motofei, Carol Davila University

Publishing Advisor

Jonathan Bull, Valparaiso University