public housing

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Summary: Housing subsidized by tax funds, usually intended for low income persons or families.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Neighborhood and PA: neighborhood factors and physical activity in African American public housing residents
    Rebecca E Lee
    Texas Obesity Research Center, Dept of Health and Human Performance, University of Houston, TX, USA
    J Phys Act Health 8:S83-90. 2011
  2. ncbi Community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus skin and soft tissue infections at a public hospital: do public housing and incarceration amplify transmission?
    Bala Hota
    Department of Medicine, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Arch Intern Med 167:1026-33. 2007
  3. ncbi Decreasing psychiatric symptoms by increasing choice in services for adults with histories of homelessness
    Ronni Michelle Greenwood
    The City University of New York Graduate Center, New York, NY, USA
    Am J Community Psychol 36:223-38. 2005
  4. ncbi Pesticide loadings of select organophosphate and pyrethroid pesticides in urban public housing
    Rhona Julien
    Harvard School of Public Health, Harvard University, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol 18:167-74. 2008
  5. pmc Is public housing the cause of poor health or a safety net for the unhealthy poor?
    Erin Ruel
    Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA, USA
    J Urban Health 87:827-38. 2010
  6. doi Effect of a housing and case management program on emergency department visits and hospitalizations among chronically ill homeless adults: a randomized trial
    Laura S Sadowski
    Collaborative Research Unit, Department of Medicine, Stroger Hospital of Cook County, 1900 W Polk St, Room 1606, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    JAMA 301:1771-8. 2009
  7. pmc Simulating indoor concentrations of NO(2) and PM(2.5) in multifamily housing for use in health-based intervention modeling
    P Fabian
    Department of Environmental Health, Boston University School of Public Health Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Indoor Air 22:12-23. 2012
  8. pmc The association between social factors and physical activity among low-income adults living in public housing
    Rachel C Shelton
    Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health, Department of Sociomedical Sciences, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Am J Public Health 101:2102-10. 2011
  9. pmc The health impact of supportive housing for HIV-positive homeless patients: a randomized controlled trial
    David Buchanan
    John Stroger Hospital of Cook County formerly Cook County Hospital, Chicago, IL, and Rush University, Chicago, USA
    Am J Public Health 99:S675-80. 2009
  10. doi The relation of the perceived environment to fear, physical activity, and health in public housing developments: evidence from Chicago
    Caterina G Roman
    Department of Criminal Justice, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA 19122, USA
    J Public Health Policy 30:S286-308. 2009

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  1. ncbi Neighborhood and PA: neighborhood factors and physical activity in African American public housing residents
    Rebecca E Lee
    Texas Obesity Research Center, Dept of Health and Human Performance, University of Houston, TX, USA
    J Phys Act Health 8:S83-90. 2011
    In the US, public housing developments are typically located in lower socioeconomic status neighborhoods that may have poorer quality street level conditions, placing residents in neighborhoods that are less supportive for physical ..
  2. ncbi Community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus skin and soft tissue infections at a public hospital: do public housing and incarceration amplify transmission?
    Bala Hota
    Department of Medicine, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Arch Intern Med 167:1026-33. 2007
    ..Understanding the epidemiology of CA-MRSA is critical for developing control measures...
  3. ncbi Decreasing psychiatric symptoms by increasing choice in services for adults with histories of homelessness
    Ronni Michelle Greenwood
    The City University of New York Graduate Center, New York, NY, USA
    Am J Community Psychol 36:223-38. 2005
    ..The strong and inverse relationship between perceived choice and psychiatric symptoms supports expansion of programs that increase consumer choice, thereby enhancing mastery and decreasing psychiatric symptoms...
  4. ncbi Pesticide loadings of select organophosphate and pyrethroid pesticides in urban public housing
    Rhona Julien
    Harvard School of Public Health, Harvard University, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol 18:167-74. 2008
    We investigated the magnitude and distribution of pyrethroid and organophosphate pesticide loadings within public housing dwellings in Boston, Massachusetts and compared the results using various sampling methods...
  5. pmc Is public housing the cause of poor health or a safety net for the unhealthy poor?
    Erin Ruel
    Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA, USA
    J Urban Health 87:827-38. 2010
    Research has shown that public housing residents have the worst health of any population in the USA. However, it is unclear what the cause of that poor health is among this population...
  6. doi Effect of a housing and case management program on emergency department visits and hospitalizations among chronically ill homeless adults: a randomized trial
    Laura S Sadowski
    Collaborative Research Unit, Department of Medicine, Stroger Hospital of Cook County, 1900 W Polk St, Room 1606, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    JAMA 301:1771-8. 2009
    ..Homeless adults, especially those with chronic medical illnesses, are frequent users of costly medical services, especially emergency department and hospital services...
  7. pmc Simulating indoor concentrations of NO(2) and PM(2.5) in multifamily housing for use in health-based intervention modeling
    P Fabian
    Department of Environmental Health, Boston University School of Public Health Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Indoor Air 22:12-23. 2012
    ..our models, we generated a database of 1000 simulated households with characteristics consistent with Boston public housing developments and residents and compared the predicted levels of NO(2) and PM(2...
  8. pmc The association between social factors and physical activity among low-income adults living in public housing
    Rachel C Shelton
    Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health, Department of Sociomedical Sciences, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Am J Public Health 101:2102-10. 2011
    ..We sought to examine the association between structural, functional, and normative social factors and physical activity among urban, low-income, racially/ethnically diverse adults...
  9. pmc The health impact of supportive housing for HIV-positive homeless patients: a randomized controlled trial
    David Buchanan
    John Stroger Hospital of Cook County formerly Cook County Hospital, Chicago, IL, and Rush University, Chicago, USA
    Am J Public Health 99:S675-80. 2009
    ..We assessed the health impact of a housing and case management program, the Chicago Housing for Health Partnership, for homeless people with HIV...
  10. doi The relation of the perceived environment to fear, physical activity, and health in public housing developments: evidence from Chicago
    Caterina G Roman
    Department of Criminal Justice, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA 19122, USA
    J Public Health Policy 30:S286-308. 2009
    ..States, only a few studies have addressed the factors that promote or inhibit active living among residents in public housing. This paper examines the environmental and interpersonal factors associated with active living and health in ..
  11. doi Disconnections of African American public housing residents: connections to physical activity, dietary habits and obesity
    Michelle L Eugeni
    Department of Curriculum and Instruction, University of Houston, TX, USA
    Am J Community Psychol 47:264-76. 2011
    ..to increase understanding of barriers to participating in healthful behaviors and programs in AA residents of public housing. Twenty two apparently healthy, AA residents (50% female, M = 43...
  12. ncbi Store and restaurant advertising and health of public housing residents
    Katie M Heinrich
    Kansas State University, Department of Kinesiology, Manhattan, KS, USA
    Am J Health Behav 36:66-74. 2012
    ..To determine relationships between food and beverage signs and health...
  13. pmc Colorectal cancer prevention for low-income, sociodemographically-diverse adults in public housing: baseline findings of a randomized controlled trial
    Lorna H McNeill
    Department of Health Disparities Research, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, USA
    BMC Public Health 9:353. 2009
    ....
  14. pmc Substance use outcomes among homeless clients with serious mental illness: comparing Housing First with Treatment First programs
    Deborah K Padgett
    Silver School of Social Work, New York University, 1 Washington Square North, New York, NY 10003, USA
    Community Ment Health J 47:227-32. 2011
    ..Housing First's positive impact is contrasted with the difficulties Treatment First programs have in retaining clients and helping them avoid substance use and possible relapse...
  15. ncbi Using community-based participatory research to develop a culturally sensitive smoking cessation intervention with public housing neighborhoods
    Jeannette O Andrews
    School of Nursing, Department of Biobehavioral Nursing, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, Georgia 30912, USA
    Ethn Dis 17:331-7. 2007
    To describe surface and deep structure dimensions of a culturally sensitive smoking cessation intervention developed with southeastern US public housing neighborhoods.
  16. pmc High point walking for health: creating built and social environments that support walking in a public housing community
    James Krieger
    Chronic Disease and Injury Prevention Section, Public Health Seattle and King County, Chinook Building, Suite 900, 401 5th Ave, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
    Am J Public Health 99:S593-9. 2009
    We implemented and evaluated multiple interventions to increase walking activity at a multicultural public housing site.
  17. pmc Outcomes of a randomized community-level HIV prevention intervention for women living in 18 low-income housing developments
    K J Sikkema
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, USA
    Am J Public Health 90:57-63. 2000
    ..Women in impoverished inner-city neighborhoods are at high risk for contracting HIV. A randomized, multisite community-level HIV prevention trial was undertaken with women living in 18 low-income housing developments in 5 US cities...
  18. pmc The GirlStars program: challenges to recruitment and retention in a physical activity and health education program for adolescent girls living in public housing
    Lee Strunin
    Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 7:A42. 2010
    ..After-school programs can reduce high-risk behaviors and strengthen schools, families, and communities...
  19. ncbi Prevalence and co-occurrence of violence, substance use and disorder, and HIV risk behavior: a comparison of sheltered and low-income housed women in Los Angeles County
    Suzanne L Wenzel
    RAND Health, Santa Monica, CA 90407, USA
    Prev Med 39:617-24. 2004
    ....
  20. ncbi Leadership in a public housing community
    Marie Wolff
    Medical College of Wisconsin, Department of Family and Community Medicine, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53226, USA
    J Health Commun 9:119-26. 2004
    ..We developed a CHA program in a single public housing development...
  21. pmc Exploring social contextual correlates of computer ownership and frequency of use among urban, low-income, public housing adult residents
    Lorna H McNeill
    Department of Health Disparities Research, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, 1100 Holcombe Blvd, Unit 125, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Med Internet Res 9:e35. 2007
    ..Larger social contextual factors, such as social networks and neighborhood factors, may influence computer ownership and the number of places where individuals have access to computers...
  22. pmc Use of a population-based survey to describe the health of Boston public housing residents
    Eleni C Digenis-Bury
    Boston Public Health Commission, Boston, MA, USA
    Am J Public Health 98:85-91. 2008
    We compared the health of public housing residents with other Boston residents through a random-digit-dial survey.
  23. ncbi A community-based participatory research study of multifaceted in-home environmental interventions for pediatric asthmatics in public housing
    Jonathan I Levy
    Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Soc Sci Med 63:2191-203. 2006
    ..As part of the Boston-based Healthy Public Housing Initiative, we conducted a longitudinal, single-cohort community-based participatory research intervention ..
  24. ncbi Primary care in public housing: voices of clinicians
    Kathie Culhane-Pera
    West Side Community Health Services, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 18:735-43. 2007
  25. pmc Housing First, consumer choice, and harm reduction for homeless individuals with a dual diagnosis
    Sam Tsemberis
    Pathways to Housing, Inc, New York, NY 10027, USA
    Am J Public Health 94:651-6. 2004
    ..We examined the longitudinal effects of a Housing First program for homeless, mentally ill individuals' on those individuals' consumer choice, housing stability, substance use, treatment utilization, and psychiatric symptoms...
  26. ncbi Cost and efficacy comparison of integrated pest management strategies with monthly spray insecticide applications for German cockroach (Dictyoptera: Blattellidae) control in public housing
    D M Miller
    Department of Entomology, Virginia Tech, 216 Price Hall, Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA
    J Econ Entomol 97:559-69. 2004
    ..control were compared in the public housing environment...
  27. pmc Pedometer-determined physical activity among multiethnic low-income housing residents
    Gary G Bennett
    Department of Society, Human Development and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 38:768-73. 2006
    ..We sought to characterize pedometer-determined physical activity among a predominantly racial and ethnic minority sample of adults residing in low-income housing...
  28. doi The effect of sympathy on discriminatory attitudes toward persons living with HIV/AIDS in Puerto Rico: a hierarchical analysis of women living in public housing
    Lisa R Norman
    Public Health Program, Ponce School of Medicine, USA
    AIDS Care 21:140-9. 2009
    ..objective of the present study is to examine the attitudes toward PLWHA of a large sample of women living in public housing in Puerto Rico, including sympathy and support for PLWHA in the workplace and in school...
  29. pmc Trend in the prevalence of overweight and obesity among urban African American hospital employees and public housing residents
    Vickie L Shavers
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Hygiene and Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 94:566-76. 2002
    ..To help understand the impact of socioeconomic status, we examined the current prevalence and age-specific trend in overweight and obesity among two socioeconomically diverse groups of African Americans in the Washington, DC, area...
  30. pmc Safe to walk? Neighborhood safety and physical activity among public housing residents
    Gary G Bennett
    Department of Society, Human Development and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    PLoS Med 4:1599-606; discussion 1607. 2007
    ..In such settings, neighborhood safety may impact willingness to be regularly physically active. We examined the association of perceived neighborhood safety with pedometer-determined physical activity and physical activity self-efficacy...
  31. ncbi Public housing, health and health behaviors: is there a connection?
    Angela R Fertig
    College of Public Health, Carl Vinson Institute of Government, University of Georgia, USA
    J Policy Anal Manage 26:831-59. 2007
    This paper explores the relationship between public housing, health outcomes, and health behaviors among low-income housing residents...
  32. ncbi A randomized community trial to increase mammography utilization among low-income women living in public housing
    J S Slater
    Cancer Control Section, Minnesota Department of Health, Minneapolis 55440, USA
    Prev Med 27:862-70. 1998
    A randomized trial was conducted to evaluate the impact of a community-based intervention on mammography use among low-income women living in public housing.
  33. ncbi Obesogenic influences in public housing: a mixed-method analysis
    Gail Regan
    Department of Psychology, Castleton State College, Castleton, Vermont, USA
    Am J Health Promot 20:282-90. 2006
    Obesity prevalence is higher among those who live in impoverished environments. This investigation identified obesogenic factors in urban neighborhoods surrounding public housing developments (HDs).
  34. ncbi Evaluation of a nutrition education intervention for women residents of Washington, DC, public housing communities
    Sharada Shankar
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 610 North Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Health Educ Res 22:425-37. 2007
    ..Women aged 20-50 years (n=212) from 11 public housing communities participated in seven 90-min classes with a professional nutritionist...
  35. ncbi Determinants of cockroach and mouse exposure and associations with asthma in families and elderly individuals living in New York City public housing
    Ginger L Chew
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 97:502-13. 2006
    ..Asthma prevalence is high in the inner city, and morbidity has been associated with cockroach and mouse allergens...
  36. ncbi Short-term effects of moving from public housing in poor to middle-class neighborhoods on low-income, minority adults' outcomes
    Rebecca C Fauth
    National Center for Children and Families, Teachers College, Columbia University, 525 West 120th Street, Box 39, New York, NY 10027 6696, USA
    Soc Sci Med 59:2271-84. 2004
    ..No program effects were found on adults' symptoms of depression and anxiety. These early program effects inform housing policy initiatives for low-income families...
  37. ncbi A longitudinal analysis of the efficacy of environmental interventions on asthma-related quality of life and symptoms among children in urban public housing
    J E Clougherty
    Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachussetts, USA
    J Asthma 43:335-43. 2006
    In an environmental intervention study in public housing, we examined monthly Juniper Paediatric Asthma Quality of Life (QOL) Questionnaires for 51 children...
  38. pmc Lung function, asthma symptoms, and quality of life for children in public housing in Boston: a case-series analysis
    Jonathan I Levy
    Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Landmark Center Room 404K, P O Box 15677, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Environ Health 3:13. 2004
    Children in urban public housing are at high risk for asthma, given elevated environmental and social exposures and suboptimal medical care...
  39. pmc Determinants of allergen concentrations in apartments of asthmatic children living in public housing
    Junenette L Peters
    Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Landmark Center East Room 3 111 23, 401 Park Drive, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    J Urban Health 84:185-97. 2007
    ..As part of the Healthy Public Housing Initiative, we evaluated the association between physical and household characteristics and pest-related ..
  40. ncbi The health status of HOPE VI public housing residents
    Embry Howell
    The Urban Institute, Washington, DC, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 16:273-85. 2005
    ..to provide new data on the relationship between housing quality and health status for people in five HOPE VI public housing developments around the country...
  41. ncbi Mammography screening and breast self-examination among minority women in public housing projects: the impact of physician recommendation
    M Bazargan
    Research Centers in Minority Institutions, Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science, 1731 East 120th Street, Los Angeles, CA 90059, USA
    Cell Mol Biol (Noisy-le-grand) 49:1213-8. 2003
    ..on mammography screening and breast-self examination (BSE) among African American and Hispanic women in public housing communities...
  42. ncbi Efficacy of integrated pest management in reducing cockroach allergen concentrations in urban public housing
    Junenette L Peters
    Department of Environmental Health, Environmental and Occupational Medicine and Epidemiology Program, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Asthma 44:455-60. 2007
    The efficacy of residential interventions to reduce cockroach allergens in public housing developments was evaluated over months of follow-up...
  43. doi How does the built environment relate to body mass index and obesity prevalence among public housing residents?
    Katie M Heinrich
    University of Hawaii at Manoa, School of Medicine, Department of Public Health Sciences, Honolulu, HI 96822, USA
    Am J Health Promot 22:187-94. 2008
    This study examined associations of environmental variables with obesity prevalence and individual body mass index (BMI) among impoverished residents of public housing developments.
  44. ncbi Pathway to health: cluster-randomized trial to increase fruit and vegetable consumption among smokers in public housing
    Jasjit S Ahluwalia
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, School of Medicine, University of Kansas Medical Center, KS, USA
    Health Psychol 26:214-21. 2007
    ..Examine the effectiveness of an intervention to increase fruits and vegetables (FV) consumption among smokers...
  45. ncbi Lead levels among children who live in public housing
    Felicia A Rabito
    Department of Epidemiology, Center for Applied Environmental Health, Environmental Diseases Prevention Research Center, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    Epidemiology 14:263-8. 2003
    ..There are federal regulations to protect children in public housing developments from exposure to lead paint. The efficacy of these regulations has not been examined.
  46. ncbi Asset-building, financial self-management service model: piecing together consumer financial independence
    Margaret Swarbrick
    University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Department of Psychiatric Rehabilitation, National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research, Freeland, USA
    J Psychosoc Nurs Ment Health Serv 44:22-6. 2006
    ..It is hoped this program will be replicated by other providers in a way that may effect systems change...
  47. ncbi Treatment of self-reported depression among Hispanics and African Americans
    Mohsen Bazargan
    Dept of Family Medicine, and Research Centers in Minority Institutions, Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science, 1731 East 120th Street, Los Angeles, CA 90059, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 16:328-44. 2005
    ..depression and the receipt of medical treatment among low-income Hispanics and African Americans residing in public housing. We compared three groups: those who reported (1) self-diagnosed but without physician-diagnosed depression, (..
  48. ncbi Predictors of unprotected sex with non-cohabitating primary partners among sheltered and low-income housed women in Los Angeles County
    Joan S Tucker
    RAND Corporation, Santa Monica, CA 90407, USA
    J Health Psychol 11:697-710. 2006
    ..Results suggest the need for HIV-prevention interventions to address the problems of partner substance use and relationship abuse...
  49. ncbi Views of teenage parents on their support housing needs
    Debbie Martin
    West Sheffield PCT
    Community Pract 78:392-6. 2005
    ..The project is an example of health visitors working as family-centred public health practitioners, collecting information in a systematic way, to inform strategy and planning...
  50. ncbi Old and sleeping rough: elderly homeless persons on the streets of Boston
    James J O'Connell
    Boston Health Care for the Homeless Program, Department of Medicine of Boston Medical Center and Massachusetts General Hospital, MA 02118, USA
    Care Manag J 5:101-6. 2004
    ..New and creative housing options are needed, and the delicate issues of competency and guardianship must be addressed...
  51. ncbi The marketing and demarketing of tobacco products to low-income African-Americans
    Doohee Lee
    Health Care Administration, Cleveland State University, OH 44114, USA
    Health Mark Q 22:51-68. 2004
    This study examines the attitudes and behaviors of 399 low-income, primarily African-American residents of a public housing project toward tobacco usage...
  52. ncbi [Is supplying homeless individuals with permanent housing effective? A prospective three year study on the course of mental health problems]
    Norbert Quadflieg
    Psychiatrische Klinik, Ludwig Maximilians Universitat, Munchen
    Psychiatr Prax 34:276-82. 2007
    ..Description of the three-year course of mental illness after supplying permanent housing to homeless individuals...
  53. ncbi Incorporating quality improvement concepts and practice into a community health nursing course
    Karen H Teeley
    Simmons College, School for Health Studies, Boston, Massachusetts 02071, USA
    J Nurs Educ 45:86-90. 2006
    ..Students completed the projects and their clinical rotation with a sense of making a genuine contribution to the agency, and faculty reflected that the students were more engaged and invested in the project outcomes...
  54. ncbi Impact of permanent supportive housing on the use of acute care health services by homeless adults
    Tia E Martinez
    Goldman School of Public Policy, University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 57:992-9. 2006
    ..This analysis examined the impact of permanent supportive housing on the use of acute care public health services by homeless people with mental illness, substance use disorder, and other disabilities...
  55. ncbi Cost-effectiveness of a community-level HIV risk reduction intervention for women living in low-income housing developments
    Ana P Johnson-Masotti
    Medical College of Wisconsin, USA
    J Prim Prev 26:345-62. 2005
    ..This paper represents an example of how an analysis of cost-effectiveness can provide policymakers with information needed for difficult decisions about prevention resource allocations...
  56. ncbi Tenant outcomes in supported housing and community residences in New York City
    Carole E Siegel
    Statistical Sciences and Services Research Division, Nathan S Kline Institute, 140 Old Orangeburg Road, Orangeburg, New York 10962, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 57:982-91. 2006
    ....
  57. ncbi Contrasting experiences with child health care services by mothers and professional caregivers in transitional housing
    Maisha M Amen
    MAAT Preventive Health Center for Women, Newark, New Jersey, USA
    J Transcult Nurs 15:217-24. 2004
    ....
  58. ncbi A narrative approach to the evaluation of supportive housing: stories of homeless people who have experienced serious mental illness
    Geoffrey Nelson
    Department of Psychology, Wilfrid Laurier University, Waterloo, ON N2L 3C5, Canada
    Psychiatr Rehabil J 29:98-104. 2005
    ..The findings add to the literature on housing interventions for this population in suggesting many positive gains beyond reductions in homelessness and hospitalization...
  59. ncbi The role of self-efficacy in predicting rule-following behaviors in shelters for homeless youth: a test of the theory of planned behavior
    Danielle Broadhead-Fearn
    Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia
    J Soc Psychol 146:307-25. 2006
    ....
  60. ncbi Exploring the relationship between homelessness and risk factors for heroin-related death--a qualitative study
    Nat Wright
    Leeds Community Drug Treatment Services, Centre for Research in Primary Care, UK
    Drug Alcohol Rev 24:245-51. 2005
    ..Drug users sleeping rough in cold climates need to be made aware of the dangers of medicating with heroin to address problems of insomnia due to cold weather...
  61. ncbi A modified therapeutic community for homeless persons with co-occurring disorders of substance abuse and mental illness in a shelter: an outcome study
    Darren C Skinner
    Co Occurring Programs, Gaudenzia Inc, 1306 Spring Garden Street, 5th Floor, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 40:483-97. 2005
    ..Overall, this study showed some promise for the MTC approach. The study also raised a question as to the contribution of veteran status to the differences between groups and to treatment of CODs...
  62. ncbi A case study of community-based participatory research ethics: the Healthy Public Housing Initiative
    Doug Brugge
    Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, Tufts University School of Medicine, 136 Harrison Avenue, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    Sci Eng Ethics 9:485-501. 2003
    We conducted and analyzed qualitative interviews with 12 persons working on the Healthy Public Housing Initiative in Boston, Massachusetts in 2001...
  63. ncbi TC-oriented supported housing for homeless MICAs
    Stanley Sacks
    Center for the Integration of Research and Practice, National Development and Research Institutes, Inc, 71 West 23 Street, 8th Floor, New York, New York 10010, USA
    J Psychoactive Drugs 35:355-66. 2003
    ..These findings provide preliminary evidence for the effectiveness of a TC-oriented supported housing program as an aftercare strategy for homeless MICA clients following residential treatment...
  64. doi Rates and risk factors for homelessness after successful housing in a sample of formerly homeless veterans
    Maria J O'Connell
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06513, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 59:268-75. 2008
    ..However, there is limited longitudinal information available about the risk of loss of housing after a successful exit from homelessness...
  65. ncbi Cost-effectiveness of supported housing for homeless persons with mental illness
    Robert Rosenheck
    Veterans Affairs Northeast Program Evaluation Center West Haven and Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 60:940-51. 2003
    ..In 1992, the US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the US Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) established the HUD-VA Supported Housing (HUD-VASH) program...
  66. doi From homeless to housed: caring for people in transition
    Lin J Drury
    Lienhard School of Nursing, Pace University, New York, NY 10038, USA
    J Community Health Nurs 25:91-105. 2008
    ..This cultural distance limits access to the services that these individuals require to achieve residential stability...
  67. ncbi Lifetime and current prevalence of mental disorders among homeless men in Korea
    Oh Su Han
    Department of Psychiatry, College of Medicine, University of Ulsan, Asan Medical Center, 388 1 Poongnap dong, Songpa Gu, Seoul 138 736, Republic of Korea
    J Nerv Ment Dis 191:272-5. 2003
  68. ncbi Outcomes of homeless adults with mental illness in a housing program and in case management only
    Colleen Clark
    Department of Mental Health Law and Policy, Louis de la Parte Florida Mental Health Institute, University of South Florida, Tampa 33612 3807, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 54:78-83. 2003
    ..The effectiveness of two types of service programs in ameliorating homelessness among individuals with severe mental illness was compared...
  69. ncbi The New York-New York housing initiative and use of public shelters by persons with severe mental illness
    Stephen Metraux
    Center for Studies of Addiction, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia 19104, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 54:67-71. 2003
    ....
  70. ncbi Homeless, housed, and homeless again
    Jill Roncarati
    Boston Health Care for the Homeless Program, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    JAAPA 21:56. 2008
  71. ncbi Community self-help and the homeless poor in Latin America
    J Stewart
    School of Health and Social Care, Avery Hill Campus, Mansion Site, University of Greenwich, Avery Hill Road, Eltham SE9 2UG, England
    J R Soc Promot Health 122:99-107. 2002
    ..Over the last decades, mass in-migration to cities has put pressure on governments to provide public housing--but two major problems arose: firstly, governments found it difficult to finance the increasing demand for ..
  72. ncbi Mental health services: indigenous models of care in the community
    Anna Tharyan
    Christian Medical College, Vellore 632 002 India
    Indian J Med Ethics 5:75-8. 2008
  73. ncbi Resilience and successful aging. Comparison among low and high income older adults
    Gail Wagnild
    Friends Research Institute, Inc, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Gerontol Nurs 29:42-9. 2003
    ..4 Resilience appears to be positively and significantly associated with indicators of successful aging regardless of income...
  74. ncbi Social networks and use of social supports of minority elders in East Harlem
    Helen Cleak
    Department of Social Work and Social Policy, La Trobe University, Bundoora, Victoria, Australia 3086
    Soc Work Health Care 38:19-38. 2003
    ..A study of ethnic minority elders living in two low income public housing buildings in East Harlem was undertaken to gain an understanding of the relationship between their health ..
  75. pmc Cash benefits are associated with lower risk behavior among the homeless and marginally housed in San Francisco
    Elise D Riley
    University of California, San Francisco General Hospital, Epidemiology and Prevention Interventions Center, San Francisco, California 94110, USA
    J Urban Health 82:142-50. 2005
    ..These data suggest that government subsidies are associated with positive health behaviors among the urban poor...
  76. ncbi Listening to service users: young homeless people's experiences of a new mental health service
    Helen C Taylor
    Greenwood Institute of Child Health, University of Leicester, Leicester, UK
    J Child Health Care 11:221-30. 2007
    ..This service model of engaging vulnerable young people in transition could have useful implications for the future interface between voluntary and statutory mental health services...
  77. ncbi Outcomes of supported housing for homeless veterans with psychiatric and substance abuse problems
    Alvin S Mares
    Northeast Program Evaluation Center of the Department of Veterans Affairs, VA Connecticut Healthcare System, Connecticut 06156, USA
    Ment Health Serv Res 6:199-211. 2004
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  78. ncbi Housing plus services: supporting vulnerable families in permanent housing
    Carol S Cohen
    Adelphi University School of Social Work, Garden City, NY, USA
    Child Welfare 83:509-28. 2004
    ..Following a review of the literature on the relationship of housing to child well-being, the article discusses and illustrates the National Low Income Housing Coalition's principles for and typology of housing plus services...
  79. ncbi Outreach to the homeless: craft, science, and future implications
    Anthony T Ng
    New York University School of Medicine, USA
    J Psychiatr Pract 10:95-105. 2004
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  80. ncbi HIV risk behavior among ethnically diverse adolescents living in low-income housing developments
    Kathleen J Sikkema
    Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
    J Adolesc Health 35:141-50. 2004
    ..To describe patterns and predictors of HIV risk behaviors among ethnically diverse, low-income adolescents...
  81. ncbi Colorectal cancer knowledge, perceptions, and behaviors in African Americans
    Pauline M Green
    Howard University Division of Nursing, Washington, DC, USA
    Cancer Nurs 27:206-15; quiz 216-7. 2004
    ..There is a need to educate healthcare professionals about the causes, prevention, and detection of CRC and the importance of screening...
  82. pmc HIV seroprevalence among homeless and marginally housed adults in San Francisco
    Marjorie J Robertson
    Department of Epidemiology, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    Am J Public Health 94:1207-17. 2004
    ..We report HIV seroprevalence and risk factors for urban indigent adults...
  83. ncbi Health and housing among low-income adults with physical disabilities
    Pei Shu Ho
    Westat, Inc, MD, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 18:902-15. 2007
    ..Participants perceived barrier-free housing conditions to be a prerequisite for independent living and for ensuring their basic health and well-being...
  84. ncbi What street people reported about service access and drug treatment
    Paul D Freund
    Consumer Action and Response Team of Allegheny County, 938 Penn Avenue, Suite 501, Pittsburgh, PA 15222, USA
    J Health Soc Policy 18:87-93. 2004
    ..The major findings of this study were: That service eligibility requirements were a barrier to adequate care; and that more homeless persons would consider treatment if housing placement was part of the continuum of services...
  85. ncbi Outcomes of shelter use among homeless persons with serious mental illness
    So Young Min
    Center for Mental Health Policy and Services Research, Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania, 3535 Market Street, 3rd Floor Room 3132, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 55:284-9. 2004
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  86. ncbi Self-help care in older African Americans with arthritis
    A M Newman
    College of Nursing and Health Professions' Department of Family and Community Nursing at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, USA
    Geriatr Nurs 22:135-8. 2001
    ..The Arthritis Self-Help Course (ASHC) was successfully used with 150 impoverished African-American elders living in public housing to bolster their confidence in managing their arthritis symptoms.
  87. pmc Cancer screening intervention among black women in inner-city Atlanta--design of a study
    J F Sung
    Emory University School of Public Health, Atlanta, GA
    Public Health Rep 107:381-8. 1992
    ..01) to have had a Pap test and breast self-examination, while residents of public housing projects were somewhat less likely to have done so...
  88. pmc Cardiovascular risk factors in economically disadvantaged women: a study of prevalence and awareness
    A Poduri
    Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia 19104 6021, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 90:531-6. 1998
    ..included: an academic clinic, community clinics, women's shelters, free meal sites, community centers, public housing units, and private homes in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania...
  89. ncbi "Painful and disabling granuloma annulare": a case of Munchausen by proxy
    W L Weston
    Department of Dermatology, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver 80262, USA
    Pediatr Dermatol 14:363-4. 1997
    ..revealed that the mother was falsely describing symptoms necessitating surgery so she could receive public housing and other benefits for parents with a disabled child...
  90. pmc Recruiting elderly African-American women in cancer prevention and control studies: a multifaceted approach and its effectiveness
    K Zhu
    Department of Occupational and Preventive Medicine, Meharry Medical College, Nashville, Tennessee 37208, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 92:169-75. 2000
    ..The study was conducted in 10 public housing complexes in Nashville, Tennessee...
  91. pmc GIS walking maps to promote physical activity in low-income public housing communities: a qualitative examination
    Lorna H McNeill
    Department of Health Disparities Research, University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, 1515 Holcombe Blvd, Unit 1440, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 9:E17. 2012
    ..We examined the use of walking maps for increasing physical activity (PA) among low-income residents of public housing sites in Boston, Massachusetts.
  92. ncbi Service intensity and organizational attributes: a preliminary inquiry
    M R Sosin
    School of Social Service Administration, University of Chicago, 969 E. 60th Street, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Adm Policy Ment Health 28:371-92. 2001
    ..Results suggest that intervention leaders must become aware of and capable of manipulating the organizational context of treatment...
  93. pmc Nontherapeutic research with children: Grimes v Kennedy Krieger Institute
    Leonard H Glantz
    Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Am J Public Health 92:1070-3. 2002
    ..While some language in the opinion may be difficult to understand or apply, for the most part the case reflects the problems other courts and ethicists have had in delineating the role of children in "nontherapeutic" research...
  94. doi Developing and testing an intervention to prevent homelessness among individuals discharged from psychiatric wards to shelters and 'No Fixed Address'
    C Forchuk
    Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Western Ontario, London, ON, Canada
    J Psychiatr Ment Health Nurs 15:569-75. 2008
    ..Discussions are underway to routinely implement the intervention. Systemic improvements can prevent homelessness for individuals being discharged from psychiatric wards...
  95. doi Substance abuse issues among women in domestic violence programs: findings from North Carolina
    Sandra L Martin
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA
    Violence Against Women 14:985-97. 2008
    ..Approximately one tenth of the domestic violence programs did not have any staff or volunteers with training in substance abuse issues. Implications are discussed...
  96. pmc Risk and responsibility: ethics, Grimes v Kennedy Krieger, and public health research involving children
    Anna C Mastroianni
    University of Washington School of Law and the Institute for Public Health Genetics, Seattle, USA
    Am J Public Health 92:1073-6. 2002
    ..We provide an overview of the case and discuss the impact of the court's decision and its possible effect on future research protection policies and practices...
  97. ncbi Two genealogies of supported housing and their implications for outcome assessment
    Kim Hopper
    Nathan Kline Institute for Psychiatric Research, Orangeburg, New York 10962, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 54:50-4. 2003
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  98. doi Mental health disorders and functioning of women in domestic violence shelters
    Christine A Helfrich
    Boston University, USA
    J Interpers Violence 23:437-53. 2008
    ..These women are also less educated and poorer and use more health services than the U.S. population. Mental health conditions must be identified in shelters to improve functioning and facilitate independence from abusers...
  99. ncbi Collaborative mental health care for the homeless: the role of psychiatry in positive housing and mental health outcomes
    Vicky Stergiopoulos
    St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, Ontario
    Can J Psychiatry 53:61-7. 2008
    ..Factors associated with positive outcomes for homeless men referred to a shelter-based collaborative mental health care team were examined...
  100. ncbi Change in adult health following medical priority rehousing
    Robert G Newcombe
    J Public Health Med 25:389-90; author reply 390. 2003
  101. doi Narrative and collaborative practices in work with families that are homeless
    Peter Fraenkel
    Department of Psychology, The City College of New York, North Academic Center, 138th Street and Convent Avenue, New York, New York 10031, USA
    J Marital Fam Ther 35:325-42. 2009
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Research Grants101 found, 100 shown here

  1. Community Assessment of Freeway Pollution and Health
    Doug Brugge; Fiscal Year: 2010
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  2. Language, Literacy, Culture: Communication of Health Concepts
    DOUGLAS BRUGGE; Fiscal Year: 2006
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  3. Community Assessment of Freeway Pollution and Health
    DOUGLAS BRUGGE; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  4. Community Assessment of Freeway Pollution and Health
    Doug Brugge; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  5. Social contextual and environmental predictors of PA in sedentary minority adults
    LORNA MCNEILL; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  6. Social contextual and environmental predictors of PA in sedentary minority adults
    Lorna Haughton McNeill; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  7. Alcohol-Related Risk and Protective Factors among Mexican Students
    Lee Strunin; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..It also addresses the drinking behaviors of young people at the age at which periodic or high-risk drinking is greatest as well as factors that allow some young adults to discontinue harmful drinking patterns. ..
  8. POPULATION BASED APPROACH TO INCREASE MAMMOGRAPHY USE
    Jonathan Slater; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..The potential for widespread incorporation of the proposed interventions are substantial because they are designed to be readily implemented by state and local health departments. ..
  9. Predictors of Spatial Patterns in Urban Air Pollution
    Jonathan Levy; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ....
  10. DEMOLITION AND ASTHMA IN CHICAGO PUBLIC HOUSING
    Samuel Dorevitch; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Research Project: Inner city residents living in public housing are at increased risk for asthma morbidity and mortality...
  11. Effects of housing and HIV on risk behavior and victimization of indigent women
    Elise D Riley; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..trauma service provision that will assist service providers in finding or creating safer housing for their clients, helping clients understand how their current situation still leaves them vulnerable, and offering alternate options ..
  12. DRUGS USE, SOCIAL CONTEXT, AND HIV RISK IN HOMELESS YOUTH
    Joan S Tucker; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  13. Social Norms & Skills-Training: Motivating Campus Change
    Mary Larimer; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..This research will provide theoretical and practical advances in the study of normative feedback interventions to combat the serious public health problem of college drinking. ..
  14. ARE FEDERAL REGULATIONS ON ALCOHOL USE SAFE
    Jonathan Howland; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..The results of this study will provide information on the risks of hangovers for injury and may inform public policy on alcohol use in conjunction with commercial ship operation. ..
  15. Drug Use, Housing Access, Stability and HIV Risk among Low-Income Urban Residents
    Julia Dickson Gomez; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  16. Drug Use, Housing Access, Stability and HIV Risk among Low-Income Urban Residents
    Julia B Dickson Gomez; Fiscal Year: 2010
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  17. SUSTAINING ABSTINENCE IN DUALLY DIAGNOSED HOMELESS
    JESSE MILBY; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..Results will provide important knowledge on how to most cost-effectively provide treatment services for this difficult population, knowledge which has important clinical, economic, and public policy implications. ..
  18. RESIDENTIAL STATUS, DRUG USE, HEALTH AMONG IMPOVERISHED WOMEN
    Suzanne Wenzel; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ....
  19. Rapid Allergenic Particle Identification (RAPID)
    Kenneth Shepard; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..These studies have far-reaching implications for acute and chronic measures of public health. ..
  20. Mouse Allergen and Asthma Intervention Trial
    Elizabeth Matsui; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The findings from the clinical trial will lend critical insight into the impact of household mouse allergen exposure on urban populations with asthma, and directly inform public health strategies to reduce the inner-city asthma burden. ..
  21. DISADVANTAGED YOUTH AND ALCOHOL ABUSE PREVENTION
    Steven Schinke; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Tracking provisions are in place to retain the sample throughout the second 5 years of funding. ..
  22. PSYCHOLOGY TRAINING IN ALCOHOL RESEARCH
    Mary Larimer; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  23. Drug Abuse Prevention: A Mother-Daughter Intervention
    Steven Schinke; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Follow-up in the last 36 months will involve longitudinal measurements of girls and mothers, booster 1 delivery, booster 2 development and delivery, and data analyses. ..
  24. A Web-Based Smoking Intervention for Cancer Survivors
    Karen Emmons; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Additionally, this study will make significant steps toward dissemination of tested smoking cessation interventions among cancer survivors. ..
  25. DISADVANTAGED YOUTH AND ALCOHOL ABUSE PREVENTION
    Steven Schinke; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Tracking provisions are in place to retain the sample throughout the second 5 years of funding. ..
  26. PREVENTION FOR IMPOVERISHED YOUNG WOMEN IN SHELTERS
    Suzanne Wenzel; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..
  27. A Randomized Exercise Trial for Wheelchair Users
    Katherine Froehlich Grobe; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..abstract_text> ..
  28. Pain and Misuse of Prescription Opioids in a Community-Based HIV-Infected Cohort
    Margot Kushel; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The results of this research will inform future practice to improve our understanding of risk factors for misuse and provide guidance for reducing misuse and addiction. ..
  29. Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Homeless Women with PTSD
    Suzanne Wenzel; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....
  30. Drug Abuse Prevention: Mother-Daughter Intervention
    Steven Schinke; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Follow-up in the last 36 months will involve longitudinal measurements of girls and mothers, booster 1 delivery, booster 2 development and delivery, and data analyses. ..
  31. Social Norms & Skills-Training: Motivating Campus Change
    Mary Larimer; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..This research will provide theoretical and practical advances in the study of normative feedback interventions to combat the serious public health problem of college drinking. ..
  32. COST EFFECTIVE TREATMENT FOR DUALLY DIAGNOSED HOMELESS
    JESSE MILBY; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..and technology for transporting complex psychosocial treatment and how to most effectively treat this dysfunctional population, knowledge which has important clinical, economic, public health and public housing policy implications.
  33. Community-based Obesity Prevention among Blacks
    Gary Bennett; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Our primary outcome is adherence to a pedometer-based physical activity regimen. Secondary outcomes will include change in physical activity and BMI. ..
  34. Ethical Aspects of Dementia Research
    Betty Black; Fiscal Year: 2005
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  35. DOES BUPROPION HELP AFRICAN AMERICANS QUIT SMOKING?
    Jasjit Ahluwalia; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..Ultimately, we envision that the interventions, if efficacious, could be used as a pre-packaged intervention and be distributed at settings such as churches and social service agencies. ..
  36. SMOKING CESSATION AMONG CHILDHOOD CANCER SURVIVORS
    Karen Emmons; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..This study will make significant contributions toward the development of effective smoking cessation interventions for high-risk populations and may serve as an important model for future cancer prevention intervention efforts. ..
  37. Mouse Allergen and Inner-City Asthma
    Elizabeth C Matsui; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  38. Effectively Implementing Psychiatric Advance Directives
    Jeffrey Swanson; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The proposed study will provide information about a state's experience with PADs so that policymakers may be guided in implementing PADs elsewhere. ..
  39. Social Control and Well-Being Among Older Adults
    Joan Tucker; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..The ultimate goal of this line of research is to design effective and age-appropriate interventions that utilize social networks to encourage engagement in healthy behavior. ..
  40. DRUG ABUSE, VIOLENCE, AND HIV/AIDS IN IMPOVERISHED WOMEN
    Suzanne Wenzel; Fiscal Year: 2003
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  41. Visual Media Influences on Adolescent Smoking Behavior (YR 9 Supplement)
    James Sargent; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Because U.S. movies are marketed and distributed all over the world, this research could have far-reaching public health implications for adolescents everywhere. ..
  42. Psychiatric Treatment and Violence Risk Management
    Jeffrey Swanson; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Through additional R01-fundable projects to be developed, this work will lead eventually to better-targeted interventions and policies for reducing violence risk and improving quality of life for persons with SMI. ..
  43. VISUAL MEDIA INFLUENCES ON ADOLESCENT SMOKING BEHAVIOR
    James Sargent; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..S. adolescents, data from this survey will enable us to determine the number of cases of youth smoking in the United States that are attributable to exposure to tobacco use in popular, contemporary movies. ..
  44. SOCIAL NORMS & SKILLS-TRAINING: MOTIVIATING CAMPUS CHANG
    Mary Larimer; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..abstract_text> ..
  45. Drug Abuse Prevention: A Mother-Daughter Intervention
    Steven Schinke; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Follow-up in the last 36 months will involve longitudinal measurements of girls and mothers, booster 1 delivery, booster 2 development and delivery, and data analyses. ..
  46. DRUG USE, SOCIAL CONTEXT, AND HIV RISK IN HOMELESS YOUTH
    Joan Tucker; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....