Summary: Housing subsidized by tax funds, usually intended for low income persons or families.
Publications165 found, 100 shown here
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Neighborhood and PA: neighborhood factors and physical activity in African American public housing residentsRebecca E Lee
Texas Obesity Research Center, Dept of Health and Human Performance, University of Houston, TX, USA
J Phys Act Health 8:S83-90. 2011In 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 ..
- The association between social factors and physical activity among low-income adults living in public housingRachel 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...
- Effect of a housing and case management program on emergency department visits and hospitalizations among chronically ill homeless adults: a randomized trialLaura 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...
- Substance use outcomes among homeless clients with serious mental illness: comparing Housing First with Treatment First programsDeborah 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...
- Implementation of a smoke-free policy in subsidized multiunit housing: effects on smoking cessation and secondhand smoke exposureBarbara A Pizacani
Program Design and Evaluation Services, 827 NE Oregon Street, Ste 250, Portland, OR 97232, USA
Nicotine Tob Res 14:1027-34. 2012..Among low-income tenants living in a subset of subsidized multiunit buildings, we evaluated cessation-related behaviors, policy knowledge and compliance, and secondhand smoke (SHS) exposure...
- 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. 2010Research 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...
- 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.
- Household pesticide contamination from indoor pest control applications in urban low-income public housing dwellings: a community-based participatory researchChensheng Lu
Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, 401 Park Drive, Landmark Center West Boston Massachusetts 02215, USA
Environ Sci Technol 47:2018-25. 2013..project aiming to generate evidence-based research results to encourage residents living in urban low-income public housing dwellings engaging in a community-wide integrated pest management (IPM) program with the intention to improve ..
- Understanding tobacco use among urban African American adolescents living in public housing communities: a test of problem behavior theoryMansoo Yu
School of Social Work, Public Health Program, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO 65211 4470, USA
Addict Behav 37:978-81. 2012..A sample of 518 urban African American youth residing in public housing communities in three large U.S. cities was utilized. Our results provide partial support for PBT in this study...
- Psychosocial predictors of cigarette smoking among adolescents living in public housing developmentsJ A Epstein
Department of Public Health, Cornell University Medical College, New York, NY 10021, USA
Tob Control 8:45-52. 1999Adolescents residing in low-income public housing developments in inner-city regions may be particularly vulnerable to a variety of risk factors associated with cigarette smoking.
- 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...
- The relation of the perceived environment to fear, physical activity, and health in public housing developments: evidence from ChicagoCaterina 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 ..
- Store and restaurant advertising and health of public housing residentsKatie 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...
- Colorectal cancer prevention for low-income, sociodemographically-diverse adults in public housing: baseline findings of a randomized controlled trialLorna H McNeill
Department of Health Disparities Research, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, USA
BMC Public Health 9:353. 2009....
- 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...
- 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.
- The health impact of supportive housing for HIV-positive homeless patients: a randomized controlled trialDavid 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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.
- 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...
- Outcomes of a randomized community-level HIV prevention intervention for women living in 18 low-income housing developmentsK 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...
- 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...
- 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
- 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.
- 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 ..
- 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...
- 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....
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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. 2006Obesity prevalence is higher among those who live in impoverished environments. This investigation identified obesogenic factors in urban neighborhoods surrounding public housing developments (HDs).
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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.
- Simulating indoor concentrations of NO(2) and PM(2.5) in multifamily housing for use in health-based intervention modelingP 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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 ..
- 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.
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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....
- [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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Homeless, housed, and homeless againJill Roncarati
Boston Health Care for the Homeless Program, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
JAAPA 21:56. 2008
- 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
- 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...
- 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....
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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.
- 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...
- 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...
- 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 ..
- 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 ..
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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....
- 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....
- 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, (..
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Housing for persons with serious mental illness: consumer and service provider preferencesMyra Piat
Department of Psychiatry, McGill University, and Douglas Mental Health University Institute, 6875 Boulevard LaSalle, Verdun, Quebec, Canada
Psychiatr Serv 59:1011-7. 2008....
- Urban soil-lead (Pb) footprint: retrospective comparison of public and private properties in New OrleansHoward W Mielke
Department of Chemistry, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA 70118, USA
Environ Geochem Health 30:231-42. 2008..Currently HANO properties are being redeveloped with cleaner soil, but soil on RES properties in the CORE of New Orleans remains a large source of Pb (median = 707 mg/kg in this study) for human exposure, especially children...
- Negotiating risk: knowledge and use of HIV prevention by persons with serious mental illness living in supportive housingBret Kloos
Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
Am J Community Psychol 36:357-72. 2005..The implications of these findings are discussed in terms of their relevance for implementing community-based HIV prevention for persons with SMI...
- A descriptive analysis of transitional housing programs for survivors of intimate partner violence in the United StatesCharlene K Baker
University of Hawaii at Manoa, USA
Violence Against Women 15:460-81. 2009....
- Physical access in urban public housing facilitiesKatherine Froehlich-Grobe
The University of Kansas, Gerontology Center, KS 66045, USA
Disabil Health J 1:25-9. 2008b>public housing facilities play an important role in housing individuals with physical disabilities, including older adults, who are unable to afford private housing...
- An exploratory investigation into the housing preferences of consumers of mental health servicesR Warren
School of Nursing and Health Science, Charles Sturt University, Bathurst, New South Wales, Australia
Aust N Z J Ment Health Nurs 9:195-202. 2000..Results of this study highlight the need for greater consumer participation with mental health nurses and policy makers, in relation to the development of housing services...
- 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...
- Material and meaningful homes: mental health impacts and psychosocial benefits of rehousing to new dwellingsAde Kearns
Urban Studies, School of Social and Political Sciences, University of Glasgow, 25 Bute Gardens, Glasgow, G12 8RS, UK
Int J Public Health 56:597-607. 2011..To establish whether rehousing people to new dwellings had impacts upon residents' mental health and psychosocial benefits derived from the home...
- Language, Literacy, Culture: Communication of Health ConceptsDOUGLAS BRUGGE; 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...
- Predictors of Spatial Patterns in Urban Air PollutionJonathan Levy; Fiscal Year: 2006..unreadable] [unreadable]..
- 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. ..
- Follow-up: Young Adult Physically Abused as AdolescentsSandra Kaplan; Fiscal Year: 2005..Studies such as this will be important in deciding the timing and focus of preventive and rehabilitative interventions for physically abused youth, and for young adults who were physically abused as adolescents. ..
- VIDEOTAPE-BASED HIV PREVENTION INTERVENTIONEkere Essien; Fiscal Year: 2005..abstract_text> ..
- Indicated Prevention with At-Risk GamblersMary Larimer; Fiscal Year: 2005..In addition, there is virtually no research evaluating mediators or moderators of gambling intervention efficacy. ..
- FAMILY THERAPY OUTCOME FOR RUNAWAY ADOLESCENTSNatasha Slesnick; Fiscal Year: 2002..Maintenance of treatment effects over time, as well as factors associated with treatment engagement and continuation, will be examined. ..
- Mouse Allergen Exposure & Mouse Allergic SensitizationElizabeth Matsui; Fiscal Year: 2007..In addition, improvements in the prediction of allergic sensitization would allow interventions to be targeted in a more practical and efficient manner to those at highest risk. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Treatment of Battered Women with PTSD in SheltersDawn Johnson; Fiscal Year: 2007....
- Psychometrics of a MH Cultural Competency ScaleCarole Siegel; Fiscal Year: 2007....
- Colon Cancer Prevention in Low Income Housing SitesKaren Emmons; Fiscal Year: 2007..abstract_text> ..
- Treatment Outcome with Runaway Adolescents IINatasha Slesnick; Fiscal Year: 2008..This project will also evaluate the cost-savings potential associated with each treatment intervention. ..
- Evaluation of Treatments for Homeless Youth: CRA, MET and Case ManagementNatasha Slesnick; Fiscal Year: 2010..Information gained through this project may help address the gap in our understanding of how best to effectively intervene with a group at high risk for continuing health and psychological problems. ..
- Partnership Readiness for Community Based Participatory ResearchJeannette Andrews; Fiscal Year: 2009..A contextual understanding of partner (academic and community) and the partnership readiness to conduct CBPR is needed to optimize sustainable community outcomes. ..
- Assent and Dissent for Dementia ResearchBetty Black; Fiscal Year: 2008..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Research Grants to Prevent Unintentional InjuriesJonathan Howland; Fiscal Year: 2008..unreadable] Outcome Measures: Acute and residual driving impairment will be assessed using a driving simulator and[unreadable] an objective measure of sustained attention/reaction time, the Psychomotor Vioilance Test (PVT).[unreadable]..
- Validating Area-Level Behavioral Profiles for Cancer Disparities ResearchAnn Klassen; Fiscal Year: 2008..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Homeless Women with PTSDSuzanne Wenzel; Fiscal Year: 2008..unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Coping, Community Functioning and Severe Mental IllnessPhilip Yanos; Fiscal Year: 2007..This data will be analyzed using multilevel modeling approaches and will provide a crucial adjunct to the retrospective data from the first study. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Alcohol Research Collabortive: Peer ProgramsMary Larimer; Fiscal Year: 2007..abstract_text> ..
- Comparative Effectiveness of Comprehensive Care for Adults with SMITODD PATRICK GILMER; Fiscal Year: 2010....
- Alcohol in Mexican-Origin Groups: US and Mexican SurveysMarjorie Robertson; Fiscal Year: 2004..Results will inform provision of culturally appropriate health services and prevention program planning. ..
- Health Behaviors Among Smokers in Public Housing DevelopJasjit Ahluwalia; Fiscal Year: 2003..This study comprises AA smokers residing in public housing developments (HDs) whose income levels fall below the poverty threshold...
- SMOKING CESSATION AMONG CHILDHOOD CANCER SURVIVORSKaren Emmons; Fiscal Year: 2002..The proposed project will begin an effort to build on this success related to clinical therapeutic outcomes, and transfer it to cancer prevention outcomes. ..
- END OF LIFE CARE IN LATE STAGE DEMENTIAPeter Rabins; Fiscal Year: 2004..Findings from this study will be of use in developing interventions to improve the quality of EOL care in dementia. ..
- INTERPERSONAL CONTEXT OF HIV RISK IN IMPOVERISHED WOMENJoan Tucker; Fiscal Year: 2004..abstract_text> ..
- TREATMENT OUTCOME FOR RUNAWAY ADOLESCENTSNatasha Slesnick; Fiscal Year: 2002..The effectiveness of booster sessions in maintaining treatment gains will be examined, and an intensive engagement strategy will be employed. ..
- Hangover, Congeners, Sleep and Occupational PerformanceJonathan Howland; Fiscal Year: 2004..Our occupational model will be merchant ship navigation by maritime academy cadets. Performance will be measured using computer-based interactive ship training simulators. ..
- SCHOOL OF MEDICINE CLINICAL RESEARCH CURRICULUM PROGRAMJasjit Ahluwalia; Fiscal Year: 2004..Overall, the program is designed to increase the number of clinical scholars who receive funding for patient oriented research at both the career development and individual investigator levels. ..
- CTI IN THE TRANSITION FROM HOSPITAL TO COMMUNITYDaniel Herman; Fiscal Year: 2005..Those in the experimental group will receive these services as well as nine months of CTI. Both groups will be followed for eighteen months. ..
- MULTIRISK FACTOR INTERVENTION FOR COLON POLYP PATIENTSKaren Emmons; Fiscal Year: 2001..The intervention is suited to the managed care environment, thus increasing its potential generalize ability and disseminability. A process tracking system will enable a detailed cost-effectiveness evaluation. ..
- Housing Status/Stability and HIV Risk among Drug UsersJulia Dickson Gomez; Fiscal Year: 2005..abstract_text> ..
- DRUGS USE, SOCIAL CONTEXT, AND HIV RISK IN HOMELESS YOUTHJoan S Tucker; Fiscal Year: 2010....
- Psychiatric Treatment and Violence Risk ManagementJeffrey Swanson; Fiscal Year: 2008..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. ..
- 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. ..
- A Randomized Exercise Trial for Wheelchair UsersKatherine Froehlich Grobe; Fiscal Year: 2009..abstract_text> ..
- 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. ..
- 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. ..
- 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. ..
- 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. ..
- ALCOHOL USE AND HIV RISK AMONG IMPOVERISHED WOMENJoan Tucker; Fiscal Year: 2008..abstract_text> ..
- RESIDENTIAL STATUS, DRUG USE, HEALTH AMONG IMPOVERISHED WOMENSuzanne Wenzel; Fiscal Year: 2006..unreadable] [unreadable]..
- 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....
- 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. ..
- Mouse Allergen and Asthma Intervention TrialElizabeth Matsui; Fiscal Year: 2007..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- The Nigerian Uniformed Services AIDS ProjectEkere Essien; Fiscal Year: 2008..The intervention may also have applicability to military establishments in other resource poor countries with a high prevalence of HIV/AIDS. ..
- PREVENTION FOR IMPOVERISHED YOUNG WOMEN IN SHELTERSSuzanne Wenzel; Fiscal Year: 2005..abstract_text> ..
- 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 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. ..
- DRUG ABUSE, VIOLENCE, AND HIV/AIDS IN IMPOVERISHED WOMENSuzanne Wenzel; Fiscal Year: 2003....