Summary: Housing subsidized by tax funds, usually intended for low income persons or families.
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- Exploring social contextual correlates of computer ownership and frequency of use among urban, low-income, public housing adult residentsLorna 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...
- Pesticide loadings of select organophosphate and pyrethroid pesticides in urban public housingRhona Julien
Harvard School of Public Health, Harvard University, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol 18:167-74. 2008We 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...
- The GirlStars program: challenges to recruitment and retention in a physical activity and health education program for adolescent girls living in public housingLee 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...
- A community-based participatory research study of multifaceted in-home environmental interventions for pediatric asthmatics in public housingJonathan 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 ..
- Using community-based participatory research to develop a culturally sensitive smoking cessation intervention with public housing neighborhoodsJeannette O Andrews
School of Nursing, Department of Biobehavioral Nursing, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, Georgia 30912, USA
Ethn Dis 17:331-7. 2007To describe surface and deep structure dimensions of a culturally sensitive smoking cessation intervention developed with southeastern US public housing neighborhoods.
- High point walking for health: creating built and social environments that support walking in a public housing communityJames 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. 2009We implemented and evaluated multiple interventions to increase walking activity at a multicultural public housing site.
- Primary care in public housing: voices of cliniciansKathie Culhane-Pera
West Side Community Health Services, USA
J Health Care Poor Underserved 18:735-43. 2007
- Leadership in a public housing communityMarie 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...
- Cost and efficacy comparison of integrated pest management strategies with monthly spray insecticide applications for German cockroach (Dictyoptera: Blattellidae) control in public housingD 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...
- Short-term effects of moving from public housing in poor to middle-class neighborhoods on low-income, minority adults' outcomesRebecca 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...
- The health status of HOPE VI public housing residentsEmbry 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...
- Pedometer-determined physical activity among multiethnic low-income housing residentsGary 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...
- Obesogenic influences in public housing: a mixed-method analysisGail Regan
Department of Psychology, Castleton State College, Castleton, Vermont, USA
Am J Health Promot 20:282-90. 2006..This investigation identified obesogenic factors in urban neighborhoods surrounding public housing developments (HDs)...
- 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. 2007This paper explores the relationship between public housing, health outcomes, and health behaviors among low-income housing residents...
- Safe to walk? Neighborhood safety and physical activity among public housing residentsGary 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...
- Lung function, asthma symptoms, and quality of life for children in public housing in Boston: a case-series analysisJonathan 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. 2004Children in urban public housing are at high risk for asthma, given elevated environmental and social exposures and suboptimal medical care...
- Mammography screening and breast self-examination among minority women in public housing projects: the impact of physician recommendationM 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...
- The effect of sympathy on discriminatory attitudes toward persons living with HIV/AIDS in Puerto Rico: a hierarchical analysis of women living in public housingLisa 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...
- Evaluation of a nutrition education intervention for women residents of Washington, DC, public housing communitiesSharada 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...
- A longitudinal analysis of the efficacy of environmental interventions on asthma-related quality of life and symptoms among children in urban public housingJ E Clougherty
Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachussetts, USA
J Asthma 43:335-43. 2006In an environmental intervention study in public housing, we examined monthly Juniper Paediatric Asthma Quality of Life (QOL) Questionnaires for 51 children...
- Trend in the prevalence of overweight and obesity among urban African American hospital employees and public housing residentsVickie 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...
- A randomized community trial to increase mammography utilization among low-income women living in public housingJ S Slater
Cancer Control Section, Minnesota Department of Health, Minneapolis 55440, USA
Prev Med 27:862-70. 1998A randomized trial was conducted to evaluate the impact of a community-based intervention on mammography use among low-income women living in public housing.
- Determinants of cockroach and mouse exposure and associations with asthma in families and elderly individuals living in New York City public housingGinger 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...
- Determinants of allergen concentrations in apartments of asthmatic children living in public housingJunenette 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 ..
- 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...
- Efficacy of integrated pest management in reducing cockroach allergen concentrations in urban public housingJunenette 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. 2007The efficacy of residential interventions to reduce cockroach allergens in public housing developments was evaluated over months of follow-up...
- Use of a population-based survey to describe the health of Boston public housing residentsEleni C Digenis-Bury
Boston Public Health Commission, Boston, MA, USA
Am J Public Health 98:85-91. 2008We compared the health of public housing residents with other Boston residents through a random-digit-dial survey.
- Pathway to health: cluster-randomized trial to increase fruit and vegetable consumption among smokers in public housingJasjit 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...
- 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. 2008This study examined associations of environmental variables with obesity prevalence and individual body mass index (BMI) among impoverished residents of public housing developments.
- Lead levels among children who live in public housingFelicia 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.
- Cash benefits are associated with lower risk behavior among the homeless and marginally housed in San FranciscoElise 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...
- The marketing and demarketing of tobacco products to low-income African-AmericansDoohee Lee
Health Care Administration, Cleveland State University, OH 44114, USA
Health Mark Q 22:51-68. 2004This study examines the attitudes and behaviors of 399 low-income, primarily African-American residents of a public housing project toward tobacco usage...
- Decreasing psychiatric symptoms by increasing choice in services for adults with histories of homelessnessRonni 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...
- Treatment of self-reported depression among Hispanics and African AmericansMohsen 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, (..
- Asset-building, financial self-management service model: piecing together consumer financial independenceMargaret 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...
- Outcomes of supported housing for homeless veterans with psychiatric and substance abuse problemsAlvin 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....
- The role of self-efficacy in predicting rule-following behaviors in shelters for homeless youth: a test of the theory of planned behaviorDanielle Broadhead-Fearn
Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia
J Soc Psychol 146:307-25. 2006....
- Cost-effectiveness of a community-level HIV risk reduction intervention for women living in low-income housing developmentsAna 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...
- Old and sleeping rough: elderly homeless persons on the streets of BostonJames 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...
- Tenant outcomes in supported housing and community residences in New York CityCarole 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....
- Listening to service users: young homeless people's experiences of a new mental health serviceHelen 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...
- Self-help care in older African Americans with arthritisA 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.
- Impact of permanent supportive housing on the use of acute care health services by homeless adultsTia 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...
- Incorporating quality improvement concepts and practice into a community health nursing courseKaren 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...
- Views of teenage parents on their support housing needsDebbie 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...
- Predictors of unprotected sex with non-cohabitating primary partners among sheltered and low-income housed women in Los Angeles CountyJoan 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...
- [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...
- A narrative approach to the evaluation of supportive housing: stories of homeless people who have experienced serious mental illnessGeoffrey 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...
- Health and housing among low-income adults with physical disabilitiesPei 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...
- Exploring the relationship between homelessness and risk factors for heroin-related death--a qualitative studyNat 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...
- A modified therapeutic community for homeless persons with co-occurring disorders of substance abuse and mental illness in a shelter: an outcome studyDarren 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...
- From homeless to housed: caring for people in transitionLin 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...
- Outcomes of shelter use among homeless persons with serious mental illnessSo 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....
- Social networks and use of social supports of minority elders in East HarlemHelen 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 ..
- Mental health services: indigenous models of care in the communityAnna Tharyan
Christian Medical College, Vellore 632 002 India
Indian J Med Ethics 5:75-8. 2008
- Resilience and successful aging. Comparison among low and high income older adultsGail 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...
- A case study of community-based participatory research ethics: the Healthy Public Housing InitiativeDoug 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. 2003We conducted and analyzed qualitative interviews with 12 persons working on the Healthy Public Housing Initiative in Boston, Massachusetts in 2001...
- TC-oriented supported housing for homeless MICAsStanley 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...
- Cost-effectiveness of supported housing for homeless persons with mental illnessRobert 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...
- Lifetime and current prevalence of mental disorders among homeless men in KoreaOh-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
- Outcomes of homeless adults with mental illness in a housing program and in case management onlyColleen 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...
- Community self-help and the homeless poor in Latin AmericaJ 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 ..
- Housing First, consumer choice, and harm reduction for homeless individuals with a dual diagnosisSam 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...
- Homeless, housed, and homeless againJill Roncarati
Boston Health Care for the Homeless Program, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
JAAPA 21:56. 2008
- Contrasting experiences with child health care services by mothers and professional caregivers in transitional housingMaisha M Amen
MAAT Preventive Health Center for Women, Newark, New Jersey, USA
J Transcult Nurs 15:217-24. 2004....
- The New York-New York housing initiative and use of public shelters by persons with severe mental illnessStephen Metraux
Center for Studies of Addiction, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia 19104, USA
Psychiatr Serv 54:67-71. 2003....
- Outreach to the homeless: craft, science, and future implicationsAnthony T Ng
New York University School of Medicine, USA
J Psychiatr Pract 10:95-105. 2004....
- HIV risk behavior among ethnically diverse adolescents living in low-income housing developmentsKathleen 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...
- Colorectal cancer knowledge, perceptions, and behaviors in African AmericansPauline 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...
- HIV seroprevalence among homeless and marginally housed adults in San FranciscoMarjorie 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...
- Rates and risk factors for homelessness after successful housing in a sample of formerly homeless veteransMaria 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...
- Housing plus services: supporting vulnerable families in permanent housingCarol 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...
- What street people reported about service access and drug treatmentPaul 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...
- 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 CountySuzanne L Wenzel
RAND Health, Santa Monica, CA 90407, USA
Prev Med 39:617-24. 2004....
- Cancer screening intervention among black women in inner-city Atlanta--design of a studyJ 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...
- Cardiovascular risk factors in economically disadvantaged women: a study of prevalence and awarenessA 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...
- "Painful and disabling granuloma annulare": a case of Munchausen by proxyW 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...
- Recruiting elderly African-American women in cancer prevention and control studies: a multifaceted approach and its effectivenessK 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...
- Do nuisance alarms decrease functionality of smoke alarms near the kitchen? Findings from a randomised controlled trialJingzhen Yang
University of Iowa, Injury Prevention Research Center, Iowa City, Iowa, USA
Inj Prev 17:160-5. 2011..Kitchen smoke alarms are more likely to produce nuisance alarms, but few previous studies have examined the role of alarm sensor and battery types on the functionality of smoke alarms located nearest to the kitchen...
- Critical Time Intervention: an empirically supported model for preventing homelessness in high risk groupsDaniel Herman
Center for Homelessness Prevention Studies, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, 722 West 168th Street, Room 1707, New York, NY 10536, USA
J Prim Prev 28:295-312. 2007..Finally, we consider plans for the further adaptation, testing and dissemination of CTI in other populations and service delivery settings...
- How will area regeneration impact on health? Learning from the GoWell studyS A Beck
NHS Health Scotland, Glasgow
Public Health 124:125-30. 2010..To establish the theoretical and perceived links between area regeneration and health in a Scottish context in order to inform a comprehensive evaluation of regeneration activity. The evaluation will include health outcomes...
- Disconnections of African American public housing residents: connections to physical activity, dietary habits and obesityMichelle 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...
- Correlates of age at onset of sexual intercourse in African American adolescents living in urban public housingVon Eugene Nebbitt
Jane Addams College of Social Work, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60607 7134, USA
J Health Care Poor Underserved 21:1263-77. 2010..Using a sample of 299 sexually active African American adolescents living in public housing developments in a large Northeast and a large Mid-Atlantic city, this study assesses the influence of family, ..
- Does active substance use at housing entry impair outcomes in supported housing for chronically homeless persons?Ellen Lockard Edens
U S Department of Veterans Affairs New England Mental Illness Research, Education and Clinical Center, West Haven, CT 06516, USA
Psychiatr Serv 62:171-8. 2011..This study compared housing, clinical, and service use outcomes of participants with high levels of substance use at time of housing entry and those who reported no substance use...
- Effect of full-service partnerships on homelessness, use and costs of mental health services, and quality of life among adults with serious mental illnessTodd P Gilmer
Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093 0622, USA
Arch Gen Psychiatry 67:645-52. 2010..Chronically homeless adults with severe mental illness are heavy users of costly inpatient and emergency psychiatric services. Full-service partnerships (FSPs) provide housing and engage clients in treatment...
- Diet, smoking and cardiovascular risk in schizophrenia in high and low care supported housingAvirup Gupta
South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust, Croydon North Community Mental Health Team, Croydon, United Kingdom
Epidemiol Psichiatr Soc 18:200-7. 2009..A poor diet and sedentary lifestyle make a significant contribution to this ill health. Healthcare professionals need to include assessments of diet and to promote a 'healthy living' lifestyle...
- Support in housing: a comparison between people with psychiatric disabilities and people with intellectual disabilitiesOie Umb-Carlsson
Department of Public Health and Caring Sciences, Disability Research, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden
Community Ment Health J 45:420-6. 2009..The results indicate unequal accessibility of support in housing in relation to the two groups. Moreover, the findings suggest that type of disability is a more determining factor than gender regarding support in housing...
- Narrative and collaborative practices in work with families that are homelessPeter 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....
- Substance abuse issues among women in domestic violence programs: findings from North CarolinaSandra 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...
- 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...
- Nursing care management at a shelter-based clinic: an innovative model for careJessica B D'Amico
University of Colorado Denver Health Sciences Center School of Nursing, Graduate 1020 Pacific Grove Lane, 4 Pacific Grove, CA 93950, USA
Prof Case Manag 13:26-36. 2008..3) Provide historical benchmarking data on the use of health-related community resources and common barriers to obtaining these services among women and children following a nurse care management intervention...
- Mental health disorders and functioning of women in domestic violence sheltersChristine 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...
- Collaborative mental health care for the homeless: the role of psychiatry in positive housing and mental health outcomesVicky 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...
- Subsidized housing not subsidized health: health status and fatigue among elders in public housing and other community settingsPamela L Parsons
Virginia Commonwealth University, Department of Internal Medicine, Box 980102, Richmond, VA 23298, USA
Ethn Dis 21:85-90. 2011To estimate trends in the prevalence of fatigue among elders living in public housing or in the community; to compare health status of elders living in public housing to their community-dwelling counterparts.
- A profile of chronic mental and physical conditions among African-American and Latino children in urban public housingMohsen Bazargan
Research Centers in Minority Institutions, Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science, Los Angeles, CA 90059, USA
Ethn Dis 15:S5-3-9. 2005This study provides a profile of chronic mental and physical conditions among African-American and Latino children in urban public housing communities in Los Angeles, California.
- Change in adult health following medical priority rehousingRobert G Newcombe
J Public Health Med 25:389-90; author reply 390. 2003
- Service intensity and organizational attributes: a preliminary inquiryM 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...
- Nontherapeutic research with children: Grimes v Kennedy Krieger InstituteLeonard 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...
- Risk and responsibility: ethics, Grimes v Kennedy Krieger, and public health research involving childrenAnna 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...
- An intergenerational group benefits both emotionally disturbed youth and older adultsEllen D Jones
University of North Carolina, Greensboro, NC 27402 6170, USA
Issues Ment Health Nurs 25:753-67. 2004..Behavioral changes among the youth included improved social skills observed by the co-facilitators of the group...
- Enhancing self-care in community dwelling older adultsLinda D Gerson
School of Nursing, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
Geriatr Nurs 25:272-6. 2004..aging, and enhancing self-care in a sample of African American older adults living independently in low-income public housing. To address the needs of the increasing population of older adults in the United States, health initiatives ..
- Community Assessment of Freeway Pollution and HealthDoug Brugge; Fiscal Year: 2010....
- Community Assessment of Freeway Pollution and HealthDoug Brugge; Fiscal Year: 2010....
- Language, Literacy, Culture: Communication of Health ConceptsDOUGLAS BRUGGE; Fiscal Year: 2006....
- Community Assessment of Freeway Pollution and HealthDOUGLAS BRUGGE; Fiscal Year: 2009....
- POPULATION BASED APPROACH TO INCREASE MAMMOGRAPHY USEJonathan 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. ..
- Predictors of Spatial Patterns in Urban Air PollutionJonathan Levy; Fiscal Year: 2006....
- DEMOLITION AND ASTHMA IN CHICAGO PUBLIC HOUSINGSamuel Dorevitch; Fiscal Year: 2006..Research Project: Inner city residents living in public housing are at increased risk for asthma morbidity and mortality...
- Community-based Obesity Prevention among BlacksGary 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. ..
- Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Homeless Women with PTSDSuzanne Wenzel; Fiscal Year: 2007....
- Drug Abuse Prevention: Mother-Daughter InterventionSteven 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. ..
- PREVENTION FOR IMPOVERISHED YOUNG WOMEN IN SHELTERSSuzanne Wenzel; Fiscal Year: 2005..abstract_text> ..
- Social Norms & Skills-Training: Motivating Campus ChangeMary 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. ..
- Rapid Allergenic Particle Identification (RAPID)Kenneth Shepard; Fiscal Year: 2007..These studies have far-reaching implications for acute and chronic measures of public health. ..
- RESIDENTIAL STATUS, DRUG USE, HEALTH AMONG IMPOVERISHED WOMENSuzanne Wenzel; Fiscal Year: 2006....
- PSYCHOLOGY TRAINING IN ALCOHOL RESEARCHMary Larimer; Fiscal Year: 2007..abstract_text> ..
- DISADVANTAGED YOUTH AND ALCOHOL ABUSE PREVENTIONSteven Schinke; Fiscal Year: 2007..Tracking provisions are in place to retain the sample throughout the second 5 years of funding. ..
- A Web-Based Smoking Intervention for Cancer SurvivorsKaren Emmons; Fiscal Year: 2009..Additionally, this study will make significant steps toward dissemination of tested smoking cessation interventions among cancer survivors. ..
- DISADVANTAGED YOUTH AND ALCOHOL ABUSE PREVENTIONSteven Schinke; Fiscal Year: 2009..Tracking provisions are in place to retain the sample throughout the second 5 years of funding. ..
- Social contextual and environmental predictors of PA in sedentary minority adultsLORNA MCNEILL; Fiscal Year: 2009....
- A Randomized Exercise Trial for Wheelchair UsersKatherine Froehlich Grobe; Fiscal Year: 2009..abstract_text> ..
- Pain and Misuse of Prescription Opioids in a Community-Based HIV-Infected CohortMargot 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. ..
- Drug Abuse Prevention: A Mother-Daughter InterventionSteven 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. ..
- Mouse Allergen and Asthma Intervention TrialElizabeth 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. ..
- COST EFFECTIVE TREATMENT FOR DUALLY DIAGNOSED HOMELESSJESSE 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.
- Ethical Aspects of Dementia ResearchBetty Black; Fiscal Year: 2005....
- 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. ..
- SUSTAINING ABSTINENCE IN DUALLY DIAGNOSED HOMELESSJESSE 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. ..
- SMOKING CESSATION AMONG CHILDHOOD CANCER SURVIVORSKaren 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. ..
- Mouse Allergen and Inner-City AsthmaElizabeth C Matsui; Fiscal Year: 2010....
- Effectively Implementing Psychiatric Advance DirectivesJeffrey 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. ..
- SOCIAL NORMS & SKILLS-TRAINING: MOTIVIATING CAMPUS CHANGMary Larimer; Fiscal Year: 2004..abstract_text> ..
- VISUAL MEDIA INFLUENCES ON ADOLESCENT SMOKING BEHAVIORJames 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. ..
- DRUG ABUSE, VIOLENCE, AND HIV/AIDS IN IMPOVERISHED WOMENSuzanne Wenzel; Fiscal Year: 2003....
- DRUG USE, SOCIAL CONTEXT, AND HIV RISK IN HOMELESS YOUTHJoan Tucker; Fiscal Year: 2009....
- 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. ..
- Social Control and Well-Being Among Older AdultsJoan 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. ..
- Psychiatric Treatment and Violence Risk ManagementJeffrey 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. ..
- Drug Abuse Prevention: A Mother-Daughter InterventionSteven 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. ..