self help groups

Summary

Summary: Organizations which provide an environment encouraging social interactions through group activities or individual relationships especially for the purpose of rehabilitating or supporting patients, individuals with common health problems, or the elderly. They include therapeutic social clubs.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Internet-based self-help for depression: randomised controlled trial
    Gerhard Andersson
    Department of Behavioural Sciences, Linkoping University, SE 581 83 Linkoping, Sweden
    Br J Psychiatry 187:456-61. 2005
  2. doi Empowering processes and outcomes of participation in online support groups for patients with breast cancer, arthritis, or fibromyalgia
    Cornelia F van Uden-Kraan
    Institute for Behavioral Research, Faculty of Behavioral Sciences, University of Twente, Enschede, The Netherlands
    Qual Health Res 18:405-17. 2008
  3. ncbi Self-help and minimal-contact therapies for anxiety disorders: Is human contact necessary for therapeutic efficacy?
    Michelle G Newman
    Department of Psychology, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, 16802 3103, USA
    J Clin Psychol 59:251-74. 2003
  4. ncbi Social and psychological determinants of participation in internet-based cancer support groups
    Mette Terp Høybye
    Department of Psychosocial Cancer Research, Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Support Care Cancer 18:553-60. 2010
  5. ncbi Do Internet-based support interventions change perceptions of social support?: An experimental trial of approaches for supporting diabetes self-management
    Manuel Barrera
    Oregon Research Institute, Eugene 97403 1983, USA
    Am J Community Psychol 30:637-54. 2002
  6. ncbi The effectiveness of peer support groups in psychosis: a randomized controlled trial
    S Castelein
    Rob Giel Research Center, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 118:64-72. 2008
  7. ncbi Depression in Internet and face-to-face cancer support groups: a pilot study
    Paula Klemm
    Department of Nursing, University of Delaware, Newark, DE, USA
    Oncol Nurs Forum 29:E45-51. 2002
  8. pmc Systematic review on Internet Support Groups (ISGs) and depression (1): Do ISGs reduce depressive symptoms?
    Kathleen M Griffiths
    Centre for Mental Health Research, The Australian National University, Canberra, Australia
    J Med Internet Res 11:e40. 2009
  9. ncbi Receiving social support online: implications for health education
    M White
    North Florida-South Georgia Veteran's Health System, Gainesville, FL 32608, USA
    Health Educ Res 16:693-707. 2001
  10. pmc How cancer survivors provide support on cancer-related Internet mailing lists
    Andrea Meier
    School of Social Work, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 3550, USA
    J Med Internet Res 9:e12. 2007

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  1. ncbi Internet-based self-help for depression: randomised controlled trial
    Gerhard Andersson
    Department of Behavioural Sciences, Linkoping University, SE 581 83 Linkoping, Sweden
    Br J Psychiatry 187:456-61. 2005
    ..Many individuals with depression use the internet for discussion of symptoms and to share their experience...
  2. doi Empowering processes and outcomes of participation in online support groups for patients with breast cancer, arthritis, or fibromyalgia
    Cornelia F van Uden-Kraan
    Institute for Behavioral Research, Faculty of Behavioral Sciences, University of Twente, Enschede, The Netherlands
    Qual Health Res 18:405-17. 2008
    ..This article demonstrates that participation in online support groups can make a valuable contribution to the emergence of empowered patients...
  3. ncbi Self-help and minimal-contact therapies for anxiety disorders: Is human contact necessary for therapeutic efficacy?
    Michelle G Newman
    Department of Psychology, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, 16802 3103, USA
    J Clin Psychol 59:251-74. 2003
    ..Predominantly self-help therapies are efficacious for panic disorder and mixed anxiety samples. On the other hand, minimal-contact therapies have demonstrated efficacy for the greatest variety of anxiety diagnoses...
  4. ncbi Social and psychological determinants of participation in internet-based cancer support groups
    Mette Terp Høybye
    Department of Psychosocial Cancer Research, Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Support Care Cancer 18:553-60. 2010
    ..In this study, we identified the social and psychological characteristics of Danish cancer patients that determine use of the internet for support...
  5. ncbi Do Internet-based support interventions change perceptions of social support?: An experimental trial of approaches for supporting diabetes self-management
    Manuel Barrera
    Oregon Research Institute, Eugene 97403 1983, USA
    Am J Community Psychol 30:637-54. 2002
    ..This report is a critical first step in evaluating the long-term effects of Internet-based support for diabetes self-management. The discussion identifies directions for future research...
  6. ncbi The effectiveness of peer support groups in psychosis: a randomized controlled trial
    S Castelein
    Rob Giel Research Center, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 118:64-72. 2008
    ....
  7. ncbi Depression in Internet and face-to-face cancer support groups: a pilot study
    Paula Klemm
    Department of Nursing, University of Delaware, Newark, DE, USA
    Oncol Nurs Forum 29:E45-51. 2002
    ..To examine depression in Internet cancer support groups as compared to traditional (face-to-face) cancer support groups and to explore the relationship between Internet use and levels of depression...
  8. pmc Systematic review on Internet Support Groups (ISGs) and depression (1): Do ISGs reduce depressive symptoms?
    Kathleen M Griffiths
    Centre for Mental Health Research, The Australian National University, Canberra, Australia
    J Med Internet Res 11:e40. 2009
    ..Given the growing role of ISGs for both users with depression and those with a physical disorder, there is a need to evaluate the evidence concerning the efficacy of ISGs in reducing depressive symptoms...
  9. ncbi Receiving social support online: implications for health education
    M White
    North Florida-South Georgia Veteran's Health System, Gainesville, FL 32608, USA
    Health Educ Res 16:693-707. 2001
    ....
  10. pmc How cancer survivors provide support on cancer-related Internet mailing lists
    Andrea Meier
    School of Social Work, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 3550, USA
    J Med Internet Res 9:e12. 2007
    ..Most studies of these mailing lists have investigated lists dedicated to one type of cancer, most often breast cancer. Little is known about whether the lessons learned from experiences with breast cancer lists apply to other cancers...
  11. ncbi Effect of internet support on the long-term maintenance of weight loss
    Jean Harvey-Berino
    Department of Nutrition and Food Sciences, The University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont 05405 0148, USA
    Obes Res 12:320-9. 2004
    ..To investigate the efficacy of an Internet weight maintenance program...
  12. pmc Usage and longitudinal effectiveness of a Web-based self-help cognitive behavioral therapy program for panic disorder
    Peter Farvolden
    Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, ON M5T 1R8, Canada
    J Med Internet Res 7:e7. 2005
    ..However, there is little data regarding the patterns of use and effectiveness of freely available Web-based interventions outside the context of controlled trials...
  13. ncbi Electronic support groups for breast carcinoma: a clinical trial of effectiveness
    Morton A Lieberman
    Department of Psychiatry, University of California at San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94118, USA
    Cancer 97:920-5. 2003
    ..However, to the authors' knowledge, no studies published to date have examined the impact of a breast carcinoma ESG in a clinical trial...
  14. pmc Influence of a computer intervention on the psychological status of chronically ill rural women: preliminary results
    Wade Hill
    College of Nursing, Montana State University, MT 59717, USA
    Nurs Res 55:34-42. 2006
    ..Developing virtual support groups and testing the effects on psychosocial indicators associated with adaptation to chronic illness may help remove barriers to adaptation...
  15. ncbi Can encouraging substance abuse patients to participate in self-help groups reduce demand for health care? A quasi-experimental study
    K Humphreys
    Veterans Affairs Palo Alto Health Care System, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Stanford University School of Medicine, Palo Alto, California 94025, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 25:711-6. 2001
    ....
  16. ncbi Evaluation of an internet support group for women with primary breast cancer
    Andrew J Winzelberg
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California 94305 5722, USA
    Cancer 97:1164-73. 2003
    ..Web-based breast cancer social support groups are widely used, but little is known of their effectiveness. Preliminary evidence suggests that women benefit from their participation in web-based support groups...
  17. pmc Medical information on the Internet: a study of an electronic bulletin board
    J D Culver
    Department of Environmental and Occupational Health, Rollins School of Public Health of Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 12:466-70. 1997
    ..CONCLUSIONS: These findings suggest that medical information available on Internet discussion groups may come from nonprofessionals and may be unconventional, based on limited evidence, and/or inappropriate...
  18. ncbi Group support interventions for women with breast cancer: who benefits from what?
    V S Helgeson
    Department of Psychology, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213 3890, USA edu
    Health Psychol 19:107-14. 2000
    ..Peer discussion groups were helpful for women who lacked support from their partners or physicians but harmful for women who had high levels of support. Implications of these results for clinical interventions are discussed...
  19. pmc Cross-sectional survey of users of Internet depression communities
    John Powell
    Health Services Research Unit, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    BMC Psychiatry 3:19. 2003
    ..Internet-based depression communities provide a forum for individuals to communicate and share information and ideas. There has been little research into the health status and other characteristics of users of these communities...
  20. ncbi Gender, cancer experience and internet use: a comparative keyword analysis of interviews and online cancer support groups
    Clive Seale
    School of Social Sciences and Law, Brunel University, Uxbridge, Middlesex UB8 3PH, UK
    Soc Sci Med 62:2577-90. 2006
    ..The 'privacy' of the breast cancer forum facilitated interactions found in other studies to be characteristic of women's friendship groups...
  21. ncbi United Kingdom substance misuse treatment workers' attitudes toward 12-step self-help groups
    Ed Day
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Birmingham, Queen Elizabeth Psychiatric Hospital, Mindelsohn Way, Edgbaston, Birmingham B15 2QZ, UK
    J Subst Abuse Treat 29:321-7. 2005
    ..These results highlight differences in the role of AA/NA within the substance misuse treatment system in the United Kingdom and that in the United States; possible explanations are discussed...
  22. pmc The role of an online community for people with a rare disease: content analysis of messages posted on a primary biliary cirrhosis mailinglist
    Judith N Lasker
    Department of Sociology and Anthropology, Lehigh University, 681 Taylor Street, Bethlehem, PA 18015, USA
    J Med Internet Res 7:e10. 2005
    ..The PBCers Organization (PBC stands for primary biliary cirrhosis) provides electronic mailinglists (listservs) and informational resources for those with primary biliary cirrhosis...
  23. ncbi Cancer peer support programs-do they work?
    H Sharon Campbell
    Centre for Behavioural Research and Program Evaluation, University of Waterloo, 1618 Lyle Hallman Institute, University of Waterloo, 200 University Avenue West, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada N2L 3G1
    Patient Educ Couns 55:3-15. 2004
    ..We provide recommendations for practitioners to improve evaluation studies and suggest a research agenda to develop better methods for assessing the contribution of peer support to quality of life...
  24. ncbi The effect of 12-step self-help group attendance and participation on drug use outcomes among cocaine-dependent patients
    Roger D Weiss
    Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 77:177-84. 2005
    ..Moreover, the distinction between attending meetings and actively participating in 12-step activities has not typically been examined...
  25. ncbi Online cancer support groups: a review of the research literature
    Paula Klemm
    Department of Nursing, University of Delaware, Newark, DE 19716, USA
    Comput Inform Nurs 21:136-42. 2003
    ..The few studies that were found in the literature suffered from a lack of experimental design, small and homogenous samples, and lack of outcome measures, thereby limiting applicability of results...
  26. ncbi A list of the most popular smoking cessation web sites and a comparison of their quality
    Jean Francois Etter
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Geneva, Switzerland
    Nicotine Tob Res 8:S27-34. 2006
    ..In general, users were not very satisfied with smoking cessation Web sites, and they had difficulty finding the best Web sites. Resources were scattered over dozens of Web sites of often mediocre quality that duplicated each other...
  27. ncbi Self-help on-line: an outcome evaluation of breast cancer bulletin boards
    Morton A Lieberman
    University of California, San Francisco 94118 0848, USA
    J Health Psychol 10:855-62. 2005
    ..These boards are of particular interest because they are free, accessible and support comes from peers and not from professional facilitators...
  28. pmc The first generation of e-patients
    Tom Ferguson
    BMJ 328:1148-9. 2004
  29. pmc Health related virtual communities and electronic support groups: systematic review of the effects of online peer to peer interactions
    Gunther Eysenbach
    Department of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto, Centre for Global eHealth Innovation, University Health Network, Toronto General Hospital, Toronto, ON, Canada M5G 2C4
    BMJ 328:1166. 2004
    ..To compile and evaluate the evidence on the effects on health and social outcomes of computer based peer to peer communities and electronic self support groups, used by people to discuss health related issues remotely...
  30. pmc A comparison of changes in anxiety and depression symptoms of spontaneous users and trial participants of a cognitive behavior therapy website
    Helen Christensen
    Centre for Mental Health Research, The Australian National University, Canberra ACT, 0200, Australia
    J Med Internet Res 6:e46. 2004
    ..However, it is unclear if the positive effects demonstrated in these trials transfer to community users of such sites...
  31. ncbi Formal treatment, self-help, or no treatment for alcohol-use disorders? Evidence from the National Household Survey on Drug Abuse
    Sarah Q Duffy
    Office of Applied Studies, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, 1 Choke Cherry Road, Room 7 1044, Rockville, Maryland 20857, USA
    J Stud Alcohol 67:363-72. 2006
    ..The goals were to provide evidence about how this choice was made and to provide improved coefficient estimates, as well as to inform future analyses of treatment choice...
  32. ncbi Online support groups for Parkinson's patients: a pilot study of effectiveness
    Morton A Lieberman
    University of California, 3333 California St, box 0824, Suite 475, San Francisco, CA 94118, USA
    Soc Work Health Care 42:23-38. 2005
    ..Dropouts (39%) were high. Overall, patients showed improved quality of life; no overall changes were observed in depression. Participants in the homogenous groups reported a significant decrease in depression...
  33. ncbi Intensive referral to 12-Step self-help groups and 6-month substance use disorder outcomes
    Christine Timko
    Center for Health Care Evaluation, Department of Veterans Affairs Health Care System and Stanford University Medical Center, Palo Alto, CA 94025, USA
    Addiction 101:678-88. 2006
    ..This study implemented and evaluated procedures to help clinicians make effective referrals to 12-Step self-help groups...
  34. ncbi Why is self-help neglected in the treatment of emotional disorders? A meta-analysis
    P C A M den Boer
    Department of Psychiatry, University Hospital Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Psychol Med 34:959-71. 2004
    ....
  35. ncbi The need for substance abuse after-care: longitudinal analysis of Oxford House
    Leonard A Jason
    DePaul University, IL 60614, USA
    Addict Behav 32:803-18. 2007
    ....
  36. ncbi Characteristics of clinicians likely to refer clients to 12-Step programs versus a diversity of post-treatment options
    Judy Fenster
    Adelphi University, Garden City, NY 11530, United States
    Drug Alcohol Depend 83:238-46. 2006
    ..Findings suggest that clinicians could benefit from information and training on assessing and referring clients to various options for continuing care...
  37. ncbi [Study of virtual self help groups after prenatal loss: not being alone in the grief process]
    Caroline Herrmann-Traulsen
    Pflege Z 59:418-21. 2006
  38. ncbi [Modern discussion forum "depression, suicidality"]
    T Pfeiffer-Gerschel
    Klinik und Poliklinik für Psychiatrie und Psychotherapie der LMU München
    MMW Fortschr Med 148:22-5, 27. 2006
    ..Overall, this virtual self-help group represents a rational and useful addition to the existing possibilities for self help...
  39. ncbi [Efficacy of caregiver support groups for dementia]
    A Kurz
    Klinik fur Psychiatrie und Psychotherapie, Technische Universitat Munchen
    Nervenarzt 76:261-9. 2005
    ..S., Australia, and Finland have demonstrated that multimodal counseling programmes led by professionals significantly reduce the number of nursing home admissions and therefore may have considerable importance for health economics...
  40. ncbi In 12-step groups, helping helps the helper
    Sarah E Zemore
    Alcohol Research Group, Berkeley, CA 94709 2176, USA
    Addiction 99:1015-23. 2004
    ..The current study examines whether clients in treatment for alcohol and drug problems benefit from helping others, and how helping relates to 12-step involvement...
  41. pmc Learning from e-patients at Massachusetts General Hospital
    John Lester
    Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    BMJ 328:1188-90. 2004
  42. ncbi The role of insightful disclosure in outcomes for women in peer-directed breast cancer groups: a replication study
    Morton Lieberman
    Department of Psychiatry, UCSF, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Psychooncology 16:961-4. 2007
    ..The findings, in this study, support Shaw et al. hypotheses. In their study, only one outcome measure, reduction of emotional distress was significant...
  43. pmc Smoking cessation and the Internet: a qualitative method examining online consumer behavior
    Genevieve Frisby
    Monash Institute of Health Services Research, Clayton, VIC 3168, Australia
    J Med Internet Res 4:E8. 2002
    ..There is limited information about the reasons and methods consumers access smoking cessation information on the Internet...
  44. ncbi Voluntary associations for cancer patients in Sweden: supportive activities
    C Carlsson
    The Jubileum Institute, Department of Oncology, Lund University, Sweden
    Support Care Cancer 9:581-90. 2001
    ..In general, the findings indicate that the associations have a potential to help patients live and cope with their cancer disease...
  45. ncbi Long-term outcome in 306 males with alcoholism
    T Noda
    Osaka Prefectural Mental Health and Welfare Center, Japan
    Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 55:579-86. 2001
    ..For improving treatment results, it may be most important to provide a treatment environment within the residential area so that alcoholics may receive treatment at an early stage of alcoholism and attend a self-help group...
  46. pmc Rural women, technology, and self-management of chronic illness
    Clarann Weinert
    College of Nursing, Montana State University, Bozeman, USA
    Can J Nurs Res 40:114-34. 2008
    ..It was concluded that a computer-delivered intervention can improve social support and self-efficacy and reduce loneliness in rural women, enhancing their ability to self-manage and adapt to chronic illness...
  47. ncbi What support do caregivers of elderly want? Results from the Canadian Study of Health and Aging
    A Colantonio
    Department of Rehabilitation Science, University of Toronto, 256 McCaul Street, Toronto, ON M5T 1W5
    Can J Public Health 92:376-9. 2001
    ..Implications for program delivery are discussed. Planners may want to consider adding telephone support and newsletters to other supports already available for caregivers...
  48. ncbi An exploration of helping processes in an online self-help group focusing on issues of disability
    J Finn
    Department of Social Work, University of New Hampshire, Durham 03824, USA
    Health Soc Work 24:220-31. 1999
    ..Implications for social work and health care providers and the need for further research are discussed...
  49. ncbi Computer-mediated support group use among parents of children with cancer--an exploratory study
    H R Han
    University of Maryland School of Nursing, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Comput Nurs 19:27-33. 2001
    ..There are certain advantages and disadvantages of computer group use that need to be recognized and addressed by health professionals and users...
  50. ncbi Cognitive and behavioural factors as predictors of abstinence following treatment for alcohol dependence
    I Vielva
    Universidad de Deusto, Instituto de Drogodependencias, Apartado 1, 48080 Bilbao, Spain
    Addiction 96:297-303. 2001
    ..Given that self-efficacy can predict outcome in the medium term, it is suggested that treatment could target this variable...
  51. ncbi [The present situation regarding research into a certain electronic support group that aims to heal grief]
    Kayoko Katayama
    Nihon Koshu Eisei Zasshi 53:424-31. 2006
  52. ncbi Gender differences on Internet cancer support groups
    P Klemm
    Comput Nurs 17:65-72. 1999
    ..0001). Attention should be given to facilitating the entry of underserved groups into ICSGs. Future research should explore the relationship between ICSG membership and variables such as depression, survival time, and quality of life...
  53. pmc Systematic review on Internet Support Groups (ISGs) and depression (2): What is known about depression ISGs?
    Kathleen M Griffiths
    Centre for Mental Health Research, The Australian National University, Canberra, Australia
    J Med Internet Res 11:e41. 2009
    ..A number of studies have evaluated the nature and impact of depression-specific ISGs. However, to date there have been no published systematic reviews of this evidence...
  54. ncbi Online support for caregivers of people with a mental illness
    Brian Perron
    Oak Grove Treatment Center, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    Psychiatr Rehabil J 26:70-7. 2002
    ..Discussion of emotions and diagnoses were found in 42% and 34.6% of the messages, respectively. A review of the current status of online self-help groups and implications for practice are also provided...
  55. ncbi Communicating breast cancer on-line: support and empowerment on the Internet
    B F Sharf
    Department of Medical Education, University of Illinois at Chicago 60612, USA
    Women Health 26:65-84. 1997
    ..It is concluded that the List fulfills the functions of a community, with future concerns about information control and the potential to enhance patient-provider understanding...
  56. ncbi Oxford house: a review of research and implications for substance abuse recovery and community research
    L A Jason
    Department of Psychology DePaul University 2219 N. Kenmore Ave. Chicago, IL 60614
    J Drug Educ 31:1-27. 2001
    ..Maintaining employment for recovering alcoholics may promote increased personal responsibility, which may impact self-efficacy beliefs. These pilot studies, then, raised both theoretical and practical issues needing further evaluation...
  57. ncbi Changes in well-being of women cancer survivors following a survivor weekend experience
    D N Rutledge
    Hoag Cancer Center, Newport Beach, CA, USA
    Oncol Nurs Forum 28:85-91. 2001
    ..To determine the long-term effects on quality of life (QOL) of women cancer survivors following a retreat experience...
  58. ncbi Health benefits and risks of the Internet
    Judith A Levy
    School of Public Health, University of Illinois at Chicago, 60612 7259, USA
    J Med Syst 26:495-510. 2002
    ..Implications for health providers and for better serving patients are analyzed together with recommendations for improving services for those who go online to access health information...
  59. ncbi Internet support groups for depression: a 1-year prospective cohort study
    Thomas K Houston
    Department of Medicine, School of Hygiene and Public Health, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 2024 East Monument Street, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 159:2062-8. 2002
    ..This study described the characteristics of users of Internet-based depression support groups and assessed whether use predicts change in depression symptoms and social support...
  60. pmc An innovative path to improving cancer care in Indian country
    L Burhansstipanov
    Native American Cancer Research, Pine, CO 80470, USA
    Public Health Rep 116:424-33. 2001
    ..Network data show patterns of cancer care that are partially responsible for poor survivorship outcomes...
  61. ncbi Encouraging posttreatment self-help group involvement to reduce demand for continuing care services: two-year clinical and utilization outcomes
    Keith Humphreys
    Veterans Affairs and Stanford University Medical Centers, Palo Alto, California
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 31:64-8. 2007
    ....
  62. ncbi Internet-delivered targeted group intervention for body dissatisfaction and disordered eating in adolescent girls: a randomized controlled trial
    Brooke E Heinicke
    School of Psychological Science, La Trobe University, Bundoora, Melbourne 3086, Australia
    J Abnorm Child Psychol 35:379-91. 2007
    ..Internet delivery was enthusiastically endorsed. The program offers a promising approach to improve body image and eating problems that also addresses geographic access problems...
  63. ncbi Internet-based interaction among brain tumour patients. Analysis of a medical mailing list
    K Mursch
    Klinik für Neurochirurgie, Zentralklinik Bad Berka, Germany
    Zentralbl Neurochir 64:71-5. 2003
    ..The physician faced with this information should be unbiased but cautious...
  64. ncbi Computer-mediated support group intervention for parents
    Helga Bragadottir
    Faculty of Nursing, University of Iceland and Landspitali University Hospital, Reykjavik, Iceland
    J Nurs Scholarsh 40:32-8. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the feasibility of a computer-mediated support group (CMSG) intervention for parents whose children had been diagnosed with cancer...
  65. pmc Effectiveness of a web-based self-help intervention for symptoms of depression, anxiety, and stress: randomized controlled trial
    Annemieke van Straten
    FPP, Department of Clinical Psychology, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Van der Boechorststraat 1, 1081 BT Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Med Internet Res 10:e7. 2008
    ..We developed a new Web-based self-help intervention based on problem-solving therapy, which may be used for people with different types of comorbid problems: depression, anxiety, and work-related stress...
  66. ncbi Population promotion of informal self-help strategies for early intervention against depression and anxiety
    Anthony F Jorm
    ORYGEN Research Centre, University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Psychol Med 36:3-6. 2006
    ..These are highly acceptable to the public, easily applied, inexpensive and may avert the development of many clinical cases...
  67. ncbi Evaluating two self-help interventions for smokeless tobacco cessation
    H H Severson
    Oregon Research Institute, Eugene 97403 1983, USA
    Addict Behav 25:465-70. 2000
    ..Self-reported rates of sustained abstinence (no tobacco use at two months and six months) were 24.5% for the manual/video condition, and 18.4%, for the LifeSign condition...
  68. ncbi Accessing dental anxiety online support groups: an exploratory qualitative study of motives and experiences
    Heather Buchanan
    Institute of Work, Health and Organisations, University of Nottingham, 8 William Lee Buildings, University Boulevard, Nottingham NG7 2RQ, UK
    Patient Educ Couns 66:263-9. 2007
    ..The objectives of the present study were to explore the context through which dentally anxious individuals access an online support group and the nature of their online experiences...
  69. ncbi Talking with others who "just know": perceptions of adolescents with cancer who participate in a teen group
    Jane Cassano
    Pediatric Oncology, McMaster Children s Hospital, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    J Pediatr Oncol Nurs 25:193-9. 2008
    ..Offering this type of group for adolescents with cancer provides them with the ongoing opportunities for connection with their peers that is often needed throughout the treatment journey...
  70. ncbi Preparing children and young people for stoma surgery
    Lucy Bray
    Alder Hey Children s Hospital and Edge Hill College of Higher Education
    Paediatr Nurs 18:33-7. 2006
    ..Preparation approaches known to be successful for other forms of surgery can be adapted to prepare the child/young person for stoma surgery...
  71. pmc Spirituality expressed by caregivers of stroke survivors
    Linda L Pierce
    University of Toledo, College of Nursing, OH, USA
    West J Nurs Res 30:606-19. 2008
    ..The e-mail discussion data presented here highlight the importance of increased awareness of addressing spirituality in nurse-client encounters and designing interventions to support the caregivers...
  72. ncbi Alzheimer's cafe for people with and affected by dementia
    Matthew V Morrissey
    Canterbury Christ Church University, Canterbury
    Nurs Times 102:29-31. 2006
    ..This article reviews an adapted version of an Alzheimer's cafe focusing on eight couples where one partner was newly diagnosed with dementia. It is primarily a reflective account...
  73. ncbi Telematic technologies in mental health caring: a web-based psychoeducational program for adolescent suicide survivors
    Willem A Hoffmann
    Department of Biomedical Sciences, Tshwane University of Technology, Pretoria, South Africa
    Issues Ment Health Nurs 27:461-74. 2006
    ..Potential program users include adolescent suicide survivors, social supporters of suicide survivors, mental health professionals and survivor support groups...
  74. ncbi The impact of a nurse-led support and education programme for spouses of stroke patients: a randomized controlled trial
    Jenny Larson
    Doctoral Student, Department of Nursing, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    J Clin Nurs 14:995-1003. 2005
    ..The aim of the present study was to determine the impact of a nurse-led support and education programme for improving the spouses' perceived general quality of life, life situation, general well-being and health state...
  75. doi Peer-supported storytelling for grieving pediatric oncology nurses
    Catherine Fiona Macpherson
    Children s Hospital and Regional Medical Center, University of Washington School of Nursing, Seattle, Washington, USA
    J Pediatr Oncol Nurs 25:148-63. 2008
    ..There was a significant positive correlation between participant report of number of special patient deaths during career and impact of sessions on grief...
  76. ncbi Long-term conditions. 3: Being an expert patient
    Vina Mayor
    Pioneer Group, Bedford, UK
    Br J Community Nurs 11:59-63. 2006
    ..The articles suggests that there is significant potential for the development of a reciprocal relationship between patients and health professionals framed by mutual learning and advice...
  77. ncbi Living with pityriasis rubra pilaris
    Lorna Roberts
    Dermatol Nurs 17:452-3. 2005
  78. ncbi Support provision and emotional work in an Internet support group for cancer patients
    Helen R Winefield
    Department of Psychology, University of Adelaide, North Terrace, Adelaide, SA 5005, Australia
    Patient Educ Couns 62:193-7. 2006
    ..The main questions addressed concerned what correspondents seem to be gaining from their involvement and whether the high-frequency correspondents differ motivationally from the lower-frequency correspondents...
  79. ncbi Effects of the New Fathers Network on first-time fathers' parenting self-efficacy and parenting satisfaction during the transition to parenthood
    Diane Brage Hudson
    University of Nebraska Medical Center, College of Nursing, Lincoln, Nebraska 68588 0620, USA
    Issues Compr Pediatr Nurs 26:217-29. 2003
    ..Participants were primarily satisfied with the New Fathers Network...
  80. ncbi Cybersupport: empowering asthma caregivers
    Claire E Sullivan
    Department of Communication and Journalism, University of Maine, Orono, ME, USA
    Pediatr Nurs 34:217-24. 2008
    ..Understanding the everyday lives of asthma caregivers can help nurses and other health care providers better meet caregiver needs...
  81. ncbi Young women's experiences with breast cancer: an imperative for tailored information and support
    Margaret I Fitch
    Oncology Nursing and Supportive Care, Toronto Sunnybrook Regional Cancer Centre, Toronto, ON
    Can Oncol Nurs J 18:74-86. 2008
    ..Many found services did not match their requirements and they urged the creation of services tailored to their unique needs...
  82. ncbi Effect of uncertainty on depression in patients with newly diagnosed atrial fibrillation
    Younhee Kang
    College of Nursing Science, Ewha Womans University, Seoul, South Korea
    Prog Cardiovasc Nurs 21:83-8. 2006
    ..Helping patients to correctly interpret symptoms and to understand the effectiveness of treatment may modify and reduce their uncertainty so that uncertainty leading to worse health outcomes may be reduced...
  83. doi Sense of coherence and diabetes psychosocial self-efficacy of members of a peer-led organisation in Hong Kong
    Shuk Man Li
    Centre for Health Education and Health Promotion, Hong Kong
    J Clin Nurs 17:1526-8. 2008
  84. ncbi Peer-counseling in schizophrenia: patients consult patients
    Christine Rummel-Kluge
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Technical University Munich, Germany
    Patient Educ Couns 70:357-62. 2008
    ..To evaluate whether peer-counseling, common in non-psychiatric medical fields, is feasible and useful for inpatients with schizophrenia...
  85. ncbi We listen but do we hear? The importance of patient stories
    Jen Hawkins
    Thames Valley University and Queensland University of Technology
    Br J Community Nurs 11:S6-14. 2006
    ..They also show how nurses can play a critical role in optimizing the power of the story in the patient's journey towards physical and psychological healing...
  86. ncbi Evaluation of the effect of group counselling on post myocardial infarction patients: determined by an analysis of quality of life
    H Bagheri
    Department of Nursing, Shahroud faculty of medical Sciences, Shahroud, Iran
    J Clin Nurs 16:402-6. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the effect of group counselling program on quality of life in survivors of myocardial infarction...
  87. ncbi Perceived benefits on family health of small groups for families with children
    Arja Häggman-Laitila
    Nursing Research Foundation and Docent, Department of Nursing Science, University of Kuopio, Helsinki and Kuopio, Finland
    Public Health Nurs 24:205-16. 2007
    ..Thus far, international research on small groups has focused on health problems. Research on preventive, resource-, and family-oriented small groups and their impact on family health is scant...
  88. ncbi Mental health success stories: finding paths to recovery
    Linda Welsch Jensen
    University of Nebraska Medical Center, College of Nursing Kearney Division, Kearney, NE, USA
    Issues Ment Health Nurs 28:325-40. 2007
    ..Also included in the interviews was the participants' descriptions of frequent barriers to recovery. An integration of informal networks with formal mental health services aided their recovery...
  89. ncbi An online support group for problem drinkers: AlcoholHelpCenter.net
    John A Cunningham
    Centre for Addiction and Mental Health and University of Toronto, 33 Russell Street, Toronto, Ontario M5S 2S1, Canada
    Patient Educ Couns 70:193-8. 2008
    ..alcoholhelpcenter.net). Preliminary use of the AHC support group will be summarized and lessons learned in the initial development of an online support group will be discussed...
  90. ncbi 'Look after your legs': patients' experience of an assessment clinic
    Elaine Freeman
    Gloucestershire Research and Development Support Unit, UK
    Br J Community Nurs 12:S19-20, S22-5. 2007
    ..The aim of the research reported here was to evaluate teh 'Look after Your Legs'(LAYL) service and the benefit to others of the patient ambassador role...
  91. ncbi Social support in cyberspace: a content analysis of communication within a Huntington's disease online support group
    Neil S Coulson
    Institute of Work, Health and Organisations, University of Nottingham, UK
    Patient Educ Couns 68:173-8. 2007
    ..The aim of this study is to examine the provision of social support in messages posted to a HD online support group bulletin board...
  92. ncbi The problem of distress in patients with cancer: more effective assessment
    Jean Madden
    Nursing Leadership Academy, Advisory Board Company, Washington, DC, USA
    Clin J Oncol Nurs 10:615-9. 2006
    ..Barriers to nursing assessment of distress are included. Signs and symptoms are considered, especially in the context of patients' somatic symptoms...
  93. ncbi Rethinking the benefits of an adapted version of 'Alzheimer Café' for individuals with Alzheimer's and their partners
    Matthew V Morrissey
    Canterbury Christ Church University
    Int J Psychiatr Nurs Res 12:1393-401. 2006
    ..It also seeks to provide a critical platform to evaluate the impact of developing such approaches like, (Alzheimer Café) in contrast to other approaches like, couple therapy, relationship and person centred approaches...
  94. ncbi Perceived helpfulness and impact of social support provided by family, friends, and health care providers to women newly diagnosed with breast cancer
    Neeraj K Arora
    Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD 20892 7344, USA
    Psychooncology 16:474-86. 2007
    ..In order to facilitate cancer patients' adjustment to their illness, efforts need to be made to understand and address their support needs throughout the cancer experience...
  95. doi A study to explore the patient's experience of peritoneal surface malignancies: pseudomyxoma peritonei
    G Witham
    Peritoneal Tumour Service, Christie Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, Withington, Manchester M20 4BX, UK
    Eur J Oncol Nurs 12:112-9. 2008
    ..The data highlighted the particular needs of this under-researched patient group and provided evidence to further develop patient support, particularly using the Internet...
  96. ncbi Meaning of INSIGHT participation among women who have experienced intimate partner violence
    Barbara L Zust
    Gustavus Adolphus College, St Peter, Minnesota 56082, USA
    Issues Ment Health Nurs 27:775-93. 2006
    ..This study adds support for the utility of interventions, such as INSIGHT, that nurture self-emergence among women who have experienced intimate partner violence...
  97. doi Psychosocial intervention for family caregivers of people with dementia reduces caregiver's burden: development and effect after 6 and 12 months
    Andrén Signe
    Department of Health Sciences, Division of Geriatric Medicine, Lund University, Malmo University Hospital, Malmo, Sweden
    Scand J Caring Sci 22:98-109. 2008
    ....
  98. ncbi Impact of eating disorders on family life: individual parents' stories
    Sharon Hillege
    School of Nursing, Faculty of Health Sciences, Australian Catholic University, NSW, Australia
    J Clin Nurs 15:1016-22. 2006
    ..The objective was to give a voice to parents in order to develop new understandings of their experience leading to more appropriate clinical decision-making...
  99. doi Systematic review of peer-support programs for people with cancer
    Louisa M Hoey
    Centre for Behavioural Research in Cancer, The Cancer Council Victoria, Australia
    Patient Educ Couns 70:315-37. 2008
    ..To identify models of peer support for cancer patients and systematically review evidence of their effectiveness in improving psychosocial adjustment...
  100. ncbi Efficacy of comprehensive group rehabilitation for women with early breast cancer in South Korea
    Ok Hee Cho
    Department of Nursing, Pochon CHA University, Keunggi, South Korea
    Nurs Health Sci 8:140-6. 2006
    ....
  101. ncbi Individuals' descriptions of living with fibromyalgia
    Margaret Mui Cunningham
    University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    Clin Nurs Res 15:258-73. 2006
    ..More research could clarify ways in which health care providers may provide more effective interventions, appropriate care, and ongoing support for those affected with FM...

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  1. National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NN/LM) Region 2
    DENNIS PATTRATH; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..K-12 teachers and staff, other educators, community organizations, health advocacy groups, churches, and self help groups. The NN/LM consumer health outreach program shall include: developing programs that focus on reaching ..
  2. National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NN/LM) Region 2
    Javier Crespo; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..K-12 teachers and staff, other educators, community organizations, health advocacy groups, churches, and self help groups. The NN/LM consumer health outreach program shall include: developing programs that focus on reaching ..
  3. National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NN/LM) Region 3
    Ruth Holst; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..K-12 teachers and staff, other educators, community organizations, health advocacy groups, churches, and self help groups. The NN/LM consumer health outreach program shall include: developing programs that focus on reaching ..
  4. National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NN/LM) Region 3
    Ruth Holst; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..K-12 teachers and staff, other educators, community organizations, health advocacy groups, churches, and self help groups. The NN/LM consumer health outreach program shall include: developing programs that focus on reaching ..
  5. National Network of Libraries of Medicine - Region 2
    JM J TOOEY; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Emphasis should be on the [unreadable]underconnected,[unreadable] particularly in inner city and rural health organizations, to upgrade and maintain technology access. ..
  6. National Network of Libraries of Medicine - Region 2
    JM J TOOEY; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..Emphasis should be on the [unreadable]underconnected,[unreadable] particularly in inner city and rural health organizations, to upgrade and maintain technology access. ..
  7. National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NN/LM) region 4
    Claire Hamasu; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..K-12 teachers and staff, other educators, community organizations, health advocacy groups, churches, and self help groups. The NN/LM consumer health outreach program shall include: developing programs that focus on reaching ..
  8. National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NN/LM) region 4
    Claire Hamasu; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..K-12 teachers and staff, other educators, community organizations, health advocacy groups, churches, and self help groups. The NN/LM consumer health outreach program shall include: developing programs that focus on reaching ..
  9. National Network of Libraries of Medicine - Region 3
    Ruth Holst; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Emphasis should be on the [unreadable]underconnected,[unreadable] particularly in inner city and rural health organizations, to upgrade and maintain technology access. ..
  10. National Network of Libraries of Medicine - Region 3
    Ruth Holst; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..Emphasis should be on the [unreadable]underconnected,[unreadable] particularly in inner city and rural health organizations, to upgrade and maintain technology access. ..
  11. National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NN/LM) Region 5
    MICHELLE MALIZIA; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..K-12 teachers and staff, other educators, community organizations, health advocacy groups, churches, and self help groups. The NN/LM consumer health outreach program shall include: developing programs that focus on reaching ..
  12. National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NN/LM) Region 5
    MICHELLE MALIZIA; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..K-12 teachers and staff, other educators, community organizations, health advocacy groups, churches, and self help groups. The NN/LM consumer health outreach program shall include: developing programs that focus on reaching ..
  13. National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NN/LM) Region 6
    CATHY BURROUGHS; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..K-12 teachers and staff, other educators, community organizations, health advocacy groups, churches, and self help groups. The NN/LM consumer health outreach program shall include: developing programs that focus on reaching ..
  14. National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NN/LM) Region 7
    TAMARA COMBS; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..K-12 teachers and staff, other educators, community organizations, health advocacy groups, churches, and self help groups. The NN/LM consumer health outreach program shall include: developing programs that focus on reaching ..
  15. National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NN/LM) Region 1
    KATE BURR OLIVER; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..K-12 teachers and staff, other educators, community organizations, health advocacy groups, churches, and self help groups. The NN/LM consumer health outreach program shall include: developing programs that focus on reaching ..
  16. National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NN/LM) Region 1
    Colleen Cuddy; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..K-12 teachers and staff, other educators, community organizations, health advocacy groups, churches, and self help groups. The NN/LM consumer health outreach program shall include: developing programs that focus on reaching ..
  17. National Network of Libraries of Medicine - Region 8
    Javier Crespo; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Emphasis should be on the [unreadable]underconnected,[unreadable] particularly in inner city and rural health organizations, to upgrade and maintain technology access. ..
  18. National Network of Libraries of Medicine - Region 4
    HAMASU CLAIRE; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Emphasis should be on the [unreadable]underconnected,[unreadable] particularly in inner city and rural health organizations, to upgrade and maintain technology access. ..
  19. National Network of Libraries of Medicine - Region 4
    HAMASU CLAIRE; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..Emphasis should be on the [unreadable]underconnected,[unreadable] particularly in inner city and rural health organizations, to upgrade and maintain technology access. ..
  20. National Network of Libraries of Medicine - Region 8
    Javier Crespo; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..Emphasis should be on the [unreadable]underconnected,[unreadable] particularly in inner city and rural health organizations, to upgrade and maintain technology access. ..
  21. National Network of Libraries of Medicine - Region 6
    CATHY BURROUGHS; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..abstract_text> ..
  22. National Network of Libraries of Medicine - Region 5
    MICHELLE MALIZIA; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Emphasis should be on the [unreadable]underconnected,[unreadable] particularly in inner city and rural health organizations, to upgrade and maintain technology access. ..
  23. National Network of Libraries of Medicine - Region 5
    MICHELLE MALIZIA; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..Emphasis should be on the [unreadable]underconnected,[unreadable] particularly in inner city and rural health organizations, to upgrade and maintain technology access. ..
  24. National Network of Libraries of Medicine - Region 6
    CATHY BURROUGHS; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..Emphasis should be on the [unreadable]underconnected,[unreadable] particularly in inner city and rural health organizations, to upgrade and maintain technology access. ..
  25. National Network of Libraries of Medicine - Region 7
    Julie Kwan; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Emphasis should be on the [unreadable]underconnected,[unreadable] particularly in inner city and rural health organizations, to upgrade and maintain technology access. ..
  26. National Network of Libraries of Medicine - Region 7
    Julie Kwan; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..Emphasis should be on the [unreadable]underconnected,[unreadable] particularly in inner city and rural health organizations, to upgrade and maintain technology access. ..
  27. National Network of Libraries of Medicine - Region 1
    BARBARA EPSTEIN; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Emphasis should be on the [unreadable]underconnected,[unreadable] particularly in inner city and rural health organizations, to upgrade and maintain technology access. ..
  28. National Network of Libraries of Medicine - Region 1
    BARBARA EPSTEIN; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..Emphasis should be on the [unreadable]underconnected,[unreadable] particularly in inner city and rural health organizations, to upgrade and maintain technology access. ..
  29. When Does Pressure Facilitate Help Seeking? 25 Year Trends and Correlates
    Douglas L Polcin; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..by applicant): The vast majority of individuals with alcohol problems do not seek help through treatment or self help groups such as Alcoholics Anonymous...
  30. TELEPHONE AFTERCARE PROJECT
    Jenny Chong; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ....
  31. TELEPHONE AFTERCARE PROJECT
    Jenny Chong; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ....
  32. EFFECTIVE TREATMENTS FOR COCAINE ABUSE AND HIV RISK
    Jeffrey Hoffman; Fiscal Year: 1990
    ..Dropout and relapse rates will also be examined throughout the study...
  33. EFFECTIVE TREATMENTS FOR COCAINE ABUSE AND HIV RISK
    Jeffrey Hoffman; Fiscal Year: 1992
    ..Dropout and relapse rates will also be examined throughout the study...
  34. EFFECTIVE TREATMENTS FOR COCAINE ABUSE AND HIV RISK
    Jeffrey Hoffman; Fiscal Year: 1993
    ..Dropout and relapse rates will also be examined throughout the study. ..
  35. Integrated Drug and Medical Care-Cost and Effectiveness
    Constance Weisner; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..g., routine primary care and prevention services, participation in self help groups, and changes in social networks) in altering the 7-year course of substance use...
  36. Integrated Drug and Medical Care-Cost and Effectiveness
    Constance Weisner; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..g., routine primary care and prevention services, participation in self help groups, and changes in social networks) in altering the 7-year course of substance use...
  37. Integrated Drug and Medical Care-Cost and Effectiveness
    Constance Weisner; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..g., routine primary care and prevention services, participation in self help groups, and changes in social networks) in altering the 7-year course of substance use...
  38. Integrated Drug and Medical Care-Cost and Effectiveness
    Constance Weisner; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..g., routine primary care and prevention services, participation in self help groups, and changes in social networks) in altering the 7-year course of substance use...
  39. Integrated Drug and Medical Care-Cost and Effectiveness
    Constance Weisner; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..g., routine primary care and prevention services, participation in self help groups, and changes in social networks) in altering the 7-year course of substance use...
  40. EFFICACY AND COST EFFECTIVENESS OF AFTERCARE
    James McKay; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..However, it is expected that MIN aftercare will be cost-effective for low -problem severity ("good prognosis") patients, whereas IND aftercare will be cost- effective for high problem severity ("poor prognosis") patients. ..
  41. Advancing Cessation of Tobacco In Vulnerable Indian Tobacco consuming Youth
    Srinath Reddy; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..To increase the capacity of Indian investigators, research staff, partner NGOs, community leaders and youth self help groups to implement tobacco cessation programs in low resource community settings;(4) To increase the capacity of US ..
  42. Advancing Cessation of Tobacco In Vulnerable Indian Tobacco consuming Youth
    Srinath K Reddy; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..To increase the capacity of Indian investigators, research staff, partner NGOs, community leaders and youth self help groups to implement tobacco cessation programs in low resource community settings;(4) To increase the capacity of US ..
  43. Advancing Cessation of Tobacco In Vulnerable Indian Tobacco consuming Youth
    Srinath Reddy; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..To increase the capacity of Indian investigators, research staff, partner NGOs, community leaders and youth self help groups to implement tobacco cessation programs in low resource community settings; (4) To increase the capacity of ..
  44. EFFICACY AND COST EFFECTIVENESS OF AFTERCARE
    James McKay; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..However, it is expected that MIN aftercare will be cost-effective for low -problem severity ("good prognosis") patients, whereas IND aftercare will be cost- effective for high problem severity ("poor prognosis") patients. ..
  45. AFTERCARE FOR COCAINE PATIENTS--EFFECTIVENESS AND COSTS
    James McKay; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..However, it is expected that MIN aftercare will be cost-effective for low problem severity ("good prognosis") patients, whereas IND aftercare will be cost-effective for high problem severity ("poor prognosis") patients. ..
  46. AFTERCARE FOR COCAINE PATIENTS--EFFECTIVENESS AND COSTS
    James McKay; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..However, it is expected that MIN aftercare will be cost-effective for low problem severity ("good prognosis") patients, whereas IND aftercare will be cost-effective for high problem severity ("poor prognosis") patients. ..
  47. AFTERCARE FOR COCAINE PATIENTS--EFFECTIVENESS AND COSTS
    James McKay; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..However, it is expected that MIN aftercare will be cost-effective for low problem severity ("good prognosis") patients, whereas IND aftercare will be cost-effective for high problem severity ("poor prognosis") patients. ..
  48. ECONOMIC EVALUATION METHODS--DEVELOPMENT & APPLICATIONS
    Michael French; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ....
  49. ECONOMIC EVALUATION METHODS--DEVELOPMENT & APPLICATIONS
    Michael French; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ....
  50. COMBINING BRIEF AND PHARMACOTHERAPIES FOR ALCOHOLISM
    Allen Zweben; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ....
  51. AFTERCARE FOR SUBSTANCE ABUSERS
    James McKay; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..The funding provided by the KO2 award also will allow the candidate to further the development and refinement of the Cocaine Relapse Interview, an assessment instrument that was initially developed with a First Award. ..
  52. AFTERCARE FOR SUBSTANCE ABUSERS
    James McKay; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..The funding provided by the KO2 award also will allow the candidate to further the development and refinement of the Cocaine Relapse Interview, an assessment instrument that was initially developed with a First Award. ..
  53. BEATING WIFE-BEATING: AN EXPLORATORY STUDY
    LEE BOWKER; Fiscal Year: 1980
    ....
  54. COMBINING BRIEF AND PHARMACOTHERAPIES FOR ALCOHOLISM
    Allen Zweben; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ....
  55. COMBINING BRIEF AND PHARMACOTHERAPIES FOR ALCOHOLISM
    Allen Zweben; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ....
  56. AFTERCARE FOR SUBSTANCE ABUSERS
    James McKay; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..The funding provided by the KO2 award also will allow the candidate to further the development and refinement of the Cocaine Relapse Interview, an assessment instrument that was initially developed with a First Award. ..
  57. ECONOMIC EVALUATION METHODS--DEVELOPMENT & APPLICATIONS
    Michael French; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ....
  58. COMBINING BRIEF AND PHARMACOTHERAPIES FOR ALCOHOLISM
    Allen Zweben; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ....
  59. COMBINING BRIEF AND PHARMACOTHERAPIES FOR ALCOHOLISM
    Allen Zweben; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ....
  60. AFTERCARE FOR SUBSTANCE ABUSERS
    James McKay; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..The funding provided by the KO2 award also will allow the candidate to further the development and refinement of the Cocaine Relapse Interview, an assessment instrument that was initially developed with a First Award. ..
  61. COMBINING BRIEF AND PHARMACOTHERAPIES FOR ALCOHOLISM
    Allen Zweben; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ....
  62. ECONOMIC EVALUATION METHODS--DEVELOPMENT & APPLICATIONS
    Michael French; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ....
  63. ECONOMIC EVALUATION METHODS--DEVELOPMENT & APPLICATIONS
    Michael French; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ....
  64. ECONOMIC EVALUATION METHODS--DEVELOPMENT & APPLICATIONS
    Michael French; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ....
  65. UNIDOS EN SALUD--WEIGHT LOSS FOR MEXICAN-AMERICANS
    John Foreyt; Fiscal Year: 1993
    ....
  66. Alcohol Dependence in General Medical Settings
    Scott Stewart; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ....
  67. Pathways ot long-term abstinence:Self-help processes
    Alexandre Laudet; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..4. To elucidate the processes underlying the demonstrated benefits of affiliation with self-help among drug user by testing a conceptual model (Figure 1) building on and integrating previous findings. ..
  68. Alcohol Dependence in General Medical Settings
    Scott Stewart; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ....
  69. Pathways ot long-term abstinence:Self-help processes
    Alexandre Laudet; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..4. To elucidate the processes underlying the demonstrated benefits of affiliation with self-help among drug user by testing a conceptual model (Figure 1) building on and integrating previous findings. ..
  70. Pathways ot long-term abstinence:Self-help processes
    Alexandre Laudet; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..4. To elucidate the processes underlying the demonstrated benefits of affiliation with self-help among drug user by testing a conceptual model (Figure 1) building on and integrating previous findings. ..
  71. Alcohol Dependence in General Medical Settings
    Scott Stewart; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....
  72. Pathways ot long-term abstinence:Self-help processes
    Alexandre Laudet; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..4. To elucidate the processes underlying the demonstrated benefits of affiliation with self-help among drug user by testing a conceptual model (Figure 1) building on and integrating previous findings. ..
  73. Pathways ot long-term abstinence:Self-help processes
    Alexandre Laudet; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..4. To elucidate the processes underlying the demonstrated benefits of affiliation with self-help among drug user by testing a conceptual model (Figure 1) building on and integrating previous findings. ..
  74. Alcohol Dependence in General Medical Settings
    Scott Stewart; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ....
  75. Pathways to long-term abstinence:Self-help processes
    Alexandre Laudet; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..4. To elucidate the processes underlying the demonstrated benefits of affiliation with self-help among drug user by testing a conceptual model (Figure 1) building on and integrating previous findings. ..
  76. LONG-TERM IMPACT OF DRUG TREATMENT ON OUTCOME & COST
    Constance Weisner; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..abstract_text> ..
  77. LONG-TERM IMPACT OF DRUG TREATMENT ON OUTCOME & COST
    Constance Weisner; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..abstract_text> ..
  78. LONG-TERM IMPACT OF DRUG TREATMENT ON OUTCOME & COST
    Constance Weisner; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..abstract_text> ..
  79. LONG-TERM IMPACT OF DRUG TREATMENT ON OUTCOME & COST
    Constance Weisner; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..abstract_text> ..
  80. LONG-TERM IMPACT OF DRUG TREATMENT ON OUTCOME & COST
    Constance Weisner; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..abstract_text> ..
  81. Integrated Drug and Medical Care-Cost and Effectiveness
    Constance Weisner; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..g., routine primary care and prevention services, participation in self help groups, and changes in social networks) in altering the 7-year course of substance use...
  82. Integrated Drug and Medical Care-Cost and Effectiveness
    Constance Weisner; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..g., routine primary care and prevention services, participation in self help groups, and changes in social networks) in altering the 7-year course of substance use...
  83. Integrated Drug and Medical Care-Cost and Effectiveness
    Constance Weisner; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..g., routine primary care and prevention services, participation in self help groups, and changes in social networks) in altering the 7-year course of substance use...
  84. Alcohol Dependence in General Medical Settings
    Scott Stewart; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ....
  85. Integrated Drug and Medical Care-Cost and Effectiveness
    Constance Weisner; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..g., routine primary care and prevention services, participation in self help groups, and changes in social networks) in altering the 7-year course of substance use...
  86. INSTITUTIONALIZING DIETARY CHANGES FOR CANCER PREVENTION
    Dennis Frate; Fiscal Year: 1992
    ..Qualitative measures will also ge conducted to formatively evaluate the process of how a population adapts to behavioral change and diffusion of this behavioral change to nonparticipants...
  87. WEIGHT CONTROL FOR BLACK WOMEN'S CARDIOVASCULAR HEALTH
    Shiriki Kumanyika; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Two chapters will be randomized to each arm and will each recruit and follow 25 women. Individual adherence and chapter-level implementation variables will be assessed. ..
  88. WEIGHT CONTROL FOR BLACK WOMEN'S CARDIOVASCULAR HEALTH
    Shiriki Kumanyika; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..Two chapters will be randomized to each arm and will each recruit and follow 25 women. Individual adherence and chapter-level implementation variables will be assessed. ..
  89. WEIGHT CONTROL FOR BLACK WOMEN'S CARDIOVASCULAR HEALTH
    Shiriki Kumanyika; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..Two chapters will be randomized to each arm and will each recruit and follow 25 women. Individual adherence and chapter-level implementation variables will be assessed. ..
  90. WEIGHT CONTROL FOR BLACK WOMEN'S CARDIOVASCULAR HEALTH
    Shiriki Kumanyika; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..Two chapters will be randomized to each arm and will each recruit and follow 25 women. Individual adherence and chapter-level implementation variables will be assessed. ..
  91. WEIGHT CONTROL FOR BLACK WOMEN'S CARDIOVASCULAR HEALTH
    Shiriki Kumanyika; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..Two chapters will be randomized to each arm and will each recruit and follow 25 women. Individual adherence and chapter-level implementation variables will be assessed. ..