social welfare

Summary

Summary: Organized institutions which provide services to ameliorate conditions of need or social pathology in the community.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Welfare state regimes and differences in self-perceived health in Europe: a multilevel analysis
    Terje Andreas Eikemo
    Department of Sociology and Political Science, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway
    Soc Sci Med 66:2281-95. 2008
  2. pmc Going beyond The three worlds of welfare capitalism: regime theory and public health research
    C Bambra
    Centre for Public Policy and Health, Wolfson Research Institute, Durham University, Queen s Campus, Stockton on Tees TS17 6BH, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 61:1098-102. 2007
  3. ncbi Health inequalities according to educational level in different welfare regimes: a comparison of 23 European countries
    Terje A Eikemo
    Department of Sociology and Political Science, Norwegian University of Science and Technology and SINTEF Health Research, Norway
    Sociol Health Illn 30:565-82. 2008
  4. ncbi Welfare state regimes, unemployment and health: a comparative study of the relationship between unemployment and self-reported health in 23 European countries
    C Bambra
    Department of Geography, Wolfson Research Institute, Durham University, Queens Campus, Stockton on Tees, TS17 6BH, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 63:92-8. 2009
  5. ncbi The role of welfare state principles and generosity in social policy programmes for public health: an international comparative study
    Olle Lundberg
    Centre for Health Equity Studies CHESS, Stockholm University Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Lancet 372:1633-40. 2008
  6. ncbi Welfare state regimes, health and health inequalities in adolescence: a multilevel study in 32 countries
    Matthias Richter
    Institute of Medical Sociology, Martin Luther University Halle Wittenberg, Magdeburger Strasse 8, Halle, Germany
    Sociol Health Illn 34:858-79. 2012
  7. ncbi Welfare regimes, population health and health inequalities: a research synthesis
    Sarah Brennenstuhl
    Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Epidemiol Community Health 66:397-409. 2012
  8. ncbi Politics, welfare regimes, and population health: controversies and evidence
    Carles Muntaner
    Social Science and Health Research, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health CAMH and Global Health Program, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Sociol Health Illn 33:946-64. 2011
  9. ncbi Welfare state regimes, infant mortality and life expectancy: integrating evidence from East Asia
    Ying Chih Chuang
    School of Public Health, Taipei Medical University, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Epidemiol Community Health 66:e23. 2012
  10. ncbi Welfare state matters: a typological multilevel analysis of wealthy countries
    Haejoo Chung
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, 615 N Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Health Policy 80:328-39. 2007

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  1. ncbi Welfare state regimes and differences in self-perceived health in Europe: a multilevel analysis
    Terje Andreas Eikemo
    Department of Sociology and Political Science, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway
    Soc Sci Med 66:2281-95. 2008
    ..People in countries with Scandinavian and Anglo-Saxon welfare regimes were observed to have better self-perceived general health in comparison to Southern and East European welfare regimes...
  2. pmc Going beyond The three worlds of welfare capitalism: regime theory and public health research
    C Bambra
    Centre for Public Policy and Health, Wolfson Research Institute, Durham University, Queen s Campus, Stockton on Tees TS17 6BH, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 61:1098-102. 2007
    ..It concludes by suggesting new avenues of study in public health that could be explored by drawing upon this broader welfare state regimes literature...
  3. ncbi Health inequalities according to educational level in different welfare regimes: a comparison of 23 European countries
    Terje A Eikemo
    Department of Sociology and Political Science, Norwegian University of Science and Technology and SINTEF Health Research, Norway
    Sociol Health Illn 30:565-82. 2008
    ....
  4. ncbi Welfare state regimes, unemployment and health: a comparative study of the relationship between unemployment and self-reported health in 23 European countries
    C Bambra
    Department of Geography, Wolfson Research Institute, Durham University, Queens Campus, Stockton on Tees, TS17 6BH, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 63:92-8. 2009
    ..However, what is less clear is whether this relationship varies between welfare states with differing levels of social protection for the unemployed...
  5. ncbi The role of welfare state principles and generosity in social policy programmes for public health: an international comparative study
    Olle Lundberg
    Centre for Health Equity Studies CHESS, Stockholm University Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Lancet 372:1633-40. 2008
    ..We investigated to what extent variations in family and pension policies are linked to infant mortality and old-age excess mortality...
  6. ncbi Welfare state regimes, health and health inequalities in adolescence: a multilevel study in 32 countries
    Matthias Richter
    Institute of Medical Sociology, Martin Luther University Halle Wittenberg, Magdeburger Strasse 8, Halle, Germany
    Sociol Health Illn 34:858-79. 2012
    ..Consistent with research on adults this study shows that welfare regimes are important in explaining variations in adolescent health across countries...
  7. ncbi Welfare regimes, population health and health inequalities: a research synthesis
    Sarah Brennenstuhl
    Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Epidemiol Community Health 66:397-409. 2012
    ..This paper identifies and assesses empirical studies that explicitly use a welfare regime typology in comparative health research...
  8. ncbi Politics, welfare regimes, and population health: controversies and evidence
    Carles Muntaner
    Social Science and Health Research, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health CAMH and Global Health Program, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Sociol Health Illn 33:946-64. 2011
    ..We end by discussing epistemological, theoretical, and methodological issues for consideration for future research...
  9. ncbi Welfare state regimes, infant mortality and life expectancy: integrating evidence from East Asia
    Ying Chih Chuang
    School of Public Health, Taipei Medical University, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Epidemiol Community Health 66:e23. 2012
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  10. ncbi Welfare state matters: a typological multilevel analysis of wealthy countries
    Haejoo Chung
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, 615 N Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Health Policy 80:328-39. 2007
    ..Proposed mechanisms of such process and suggestions for future research directions are presented in the discussion...
  11. ncbi Gender, health inequalities and welfare state regimes: a cross-national study of 13 European countries
    C Bambra
    Department of Geography, University of Durham, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 63:38-44. 2009
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  12. ncbi Welfare state regimes and income-related health inequalities: a comparison of 23 European countries
    T A Eikemo
    Department of Sociology and Political Science, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway
    Eur J Public Health 18:593-9. 2008
    ..Specifically, it examined whether the Scandinavian welfare state regime has smaller income-based health inequalities than the other welfare state regimes...
  13. ncbi Health inequalities between lone and couple mothers and policy under different welfare regimes - the example of Italy, Sweden and Britain
    Bo Burstrom
    Karolinska Institutet, SE 171 76, Stockholm, Sweden
    Soc Sci Med 70:912-20. 2010
    ..The experiences of lone mothers as a group may serve as a 'litmus' test of how each family policy system is operating and offer an early warning of adverse impacts when policies change...
  14. ncbi Social influences on trajectories of self-rated health: evidence from Britain, Germany, Denmark and the USA
    Amanda Sacker
    Institute for Social and Economic Research ISER, University of Essex, Wivenhoe Park, Colchester, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 65:130-6. 2011
    ..The aims are to describe average national trajectories of self-rated health over a 7-year period, identify social determinants of cross-sectional and longitudinal health and compare cross-national patterns...
  15. ncbi Does social cohesion modify the association between area income deprivation and mental health? A multilevel analysis
    David Fone
    Department of Epidemiology, Statistics and Public Health, Centre for Health Sciences Research, School of Medicine, Cardiff University, Heath Park, Cardiff, UK
    Int J Epidemiol 36:338-45. 2007
    ..We investigated the joint effect of community and individual-level socio-economic deprivation and social cohesion on individual mental health status...
  16. ncbi How do macro-level contexts and policies affect the employment chances of chronically ill and disabled people? Part II: The impact of active and passive labor market policies
    Paula Holland
    Division of Health Research, Lancaster University, England
    Int J Health Serv 41:415-30. 2011
    ..level for men and women in Canada, Denmark, Norway, Sweden, and the United Kingdom, countries with advanced social welfare systems and universal health care but with varying types of active and passive labor market policies...
  17. pmc Are health inequalities really not the smallest in the Nordic welfare states? A comparison of mortality inequality in 37 countries
    Frank Popham
    MRC CSO Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, 4 Lilybank Gardens, Glasgow, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 67:412-8. 2013
    ..This is in contrast to expectations given these countries' policy focus on equity. An alternative way of studying inequality has been little used to compare inequalities across welfare states and may yield a different conclusion...
  18. ncbi Educational inequalities in health in European welfare states: a social expenditure approach
    Espen Dahl
    Faculty of Social Sciences, Oslo and Akershus University College of Applied Sciences, Norway
    Soc Sci Med 81:60-9. 2013
    ..This means that lower educational inequalities in health - in absolute and relative terms- are linked to higher social spending. The four different operationalisations of social spending produce similar patterns...
  19. ncbi The welfare state: a glossary for public health
    T A Eikemo
    Department of Sociology and Political Science, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, 7491, Trondheim, Norway
    J Epidemiol Community Health 62:3-6. 2008
    ..In this glossary, we explicitly define these concepts in order to enable more researchers, practitioners and policy-makers to engage with and contribute to this exciting and fruitful area of public health research...
  20. ncbi Welfare state regime life courses: the development of western European welfare state regimes and age-related patterns of educational inequalities in self-reported health
    Clare Bambra
    Department of Geography, Wolfson Research Institute, Durham University, Stockton on Tees, United Kingdom
    Int J Health Serv 40:399-420. 2010
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  21. pmc A cross-national comparison of income gradients in oral health quality of life in four welfare states: application of the Korpi and Palme typology
    A E Sanders
    The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, North Carolina, NC 27599, USA
    J Epidemiol Community Health 63:569-74. 2009
    ..It was hypothesised that policies which target the poor are associated with greater income inequality in oral health quality of life than those that provide earnings-related benefits to all citizens...
  22. pmc Using quantitative and qualitative data in health services research - what happens when mixed method findings conflict? [ISRCTN61522618]
    Suzanne Moffatt
    Public Health Research Group, School of Population and Health Sciences, Faculty of Medical Sciences, William Leech Building, Framlington Place, Newcastle upon Tyne NE2 4HH, UK
    BMC Health Serv Res 6:28. 2006
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  23. ncbi Social inequalities in "sickness": does welfare state regime type make a difference? A multilevel analysis of men and women in 26 European countries
    Kjetil A van der Wel
    Faculty of Social Sciences, Oslo and Akershus Uinversity College of Applied Sciences, Norway
    Int J Health Serv 42:235-55. 2012
    ..The authors conclude that the Scandinavian welfare regime is more able than other regimes to protect against non-employment in the face of illness, especially for individuals with low educational level...
  24. ncbi Older hospitalised patients at risk of malnutrition: correlation with quality of life, aid from the social welfare system and length of stay?
    Asa M Brantervik
    Department of Geriatric Medicine, Goteborg University, Sweden
    Age Ageing 34:444-9. 2005
    ..malnutrition is regarded as a major risk factor for complications and delayed recovery in hospitalised elderly patients...
  25. ncbi Fundamental causes of health disparities: stratification, the welfare state, and health in the United States and Iceland
    Sigrun Olafsdottir
    Department of Sociology, Boston University, MA 02115, USA
    J Health Soc Behav 48:239-53. 2007
    ..Welfare state intervention may be most successful in equalizing health outcomes by supporting families and by removing advantages traditionally accumulated by the wealthy in capitalist societies...
  26. ncbi Social inequalities in 'sickness': European welfare states and non-employment among the chronically ill
    Kjetil A van der Wel
    Faculty of Social Sciences, Oslo and Akershus University College of Applied Sciences, Oslo, Norway
    Soc Sci Med 73:1608-17. 2011
    ..Hence, regarding sickness, welfare resources appear to trump welfare disincentives...
  27. ncbi Using the Health Assessment Questionnaire and welfare benefits advice to help people disabled through arthritis to access financial support
    C Langley
    Air Balloon Surgery, Kenn Road, St George, Bristol BS5 7PD, UK
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 43:863-8. 2004
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  28. ncbi Health inequalities and welfare state regimes: theoretical insights on a public health 'puzzle'
    Clare Bambra
    Department of Geography, Wolfson Research Institute, Queen s Campus, Durham University, Stockton on Tees, TS17 6BH, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 65:740-5. 2011
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  29. doi Welfare regime types and global health: an emerging challenge
    Haejoo Chung
    Department of Political Science, Faculty of Arts and Science, University of Toronto, Canada
    J Epidemiol Community Health 62:282-3. 2008
  30. ncbi Conditional cash transfer: a magic bullet for health?
    Kenji Shibuya
    WHO, Geneva CH 1211, Switzerland
    Lancet 371:789-91. 2008
  31. ncbi A population-based cohort study of the effect of common mental disorders on disability pension awards
    Arnstein Mykletun
    Research Centre for Health Promotion, University of Bergen, Christiesgt 13, N 5015 Bergen, Norway
    Am J Psychiatry 163:1412-8. 2006
    ..The authors investigated empirically the contribution of psychiatric morbidity to the award of disability pensions, in particular those awarded for physical diagnoses...
  32. ncbi Inequalities in health by social class dimensions in European countries of different political traditions
    Albert Espelt
    Agència de Salut Pública de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Int J Epidemiol 37:1095-105. 2008
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  33. ncbi Health differences between European countries
    Karen M Olsen
    SNF, Bergen, Norway
    Soc Sci Med 64:1665-78. 2007
    ..In our models, the individual-level variables explain 60% of the variance between countries, whereas 40% is explained by the macro-level variables...
  34. ncbi Do welfare regimes mediate the effect of socioeconomic position on health in adolescence? A Cross-national comparison in Europe, North America, and Israel
    Alessio Zambon
    Dipartimento di Sanita Pubblica, Universita di Torino, Italy
    Int J Health Serv 36:309-29. 2006
    ..Health indicators were perceived health, general well-being, symptom load, and health behaviors. Social welfare regimes were classified using an expanded Esping-Andersen classification...
  35. ncbi Socioeconomic inequalities in old-age mortality: a comparison of Denmark and the USA
    Rasmus Hoffmann
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus Medical Center, Dr Molewaterplein 50, 3015 GE Rotterdam, Germany
    Soc Sci Med 72:1986-92. 2011
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  36. ncbi Older people's experience of proactive welfare rights advice: qualitative study of a South Asian community
    Suzanne Moffatt
    Institute of Health and Society, Faculty of Medical Sciences, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    Ethn Health 14:5-25. 2009
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  37. ncbi The care of the informal caregiver's burden by the Spanish public system of social welfare: a review
    Jorge Garces
    Polibienestar Institute, University of Valencia, Avda de los naranjos s n, 46022 Valencia, Spain
    Arch Gerontol Geriatr 50:250-3. 2010
    ..Finally, recommendations are proposed to redesign and restructure this public in-home service to lessen the informal caregiver's burden...
  38. ncbi From macro to micro: the health of Swedish lone mothers during changing economic and social circumstances
    Sara Fritzell
    Public Health Sciences, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
    Soc Sci Med 65:2474-88. 2007
    ..Three alternative explanations are discussed: the Swedish welfare state still acts as a buffer for ill health; latency makes the follow-up time too short; and finally, the lack of increased differentials is due to methodological reasons...
  39. pmc Politics and health
    Carme Borrell
    J Epidemiol Community Health 61:658-9. 2007
  40. ncbi Prediction of successful application for disability benefits for people with arthritis using the Health Assessment Questionnaire
    D S Memel
    Air Balloon Surgery, United Bristol Healthcare NHS Trust, Bristol BS2 8HW, UK
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 41:100-2. 2002
    ..Many eligible people with arthritis do not receive disability benefits. Application forms are lengthy and complex, and doctors and nurses are often unsure which patients would qualify...
  41. ncbi Politics and health in eight European countries: a comparative study of mortality decline under social democracies and right-wing governments
    José A Tapia Granados
    Social Environment and Health SEH SRC Program, Institute for Social Research, University of Michigan, P O Box 1248, 426 Thompson St, Ann Arbor, MI 48106 1248, United States
    Soc Sci Med 71:841-50. 2010
    ..Either these factors are not major determinants of mortality decline, or their impact on population health in Nordic countries was more than offset by other health-promoting factors present in Southern Europe...
  42. pmc Trends in mortality by labour market position around retirement ages in three European countries with different welfare regimes
    Seeromanie Harding
    Medical Research Council Social and Population Science Unit, University of Glasgow, 4 Lilybank Gardens, Glasgow G128RZ, UK
    Int J Public Health 58:99-108. 2013
    ..We examine mortality by work status around retirement ages in countries with different welfare regimes; Finland (social democratic), Turin (Italy; conservative), and England and Wales (liberal)...
  43. ncbi The measurement of individual utility and social welfare
    P Dolan
    University of Newcastle, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    J Health Econ 17:39-52. 1998
    ..In addition, it is an approach that is relatively simple to investigate empirically, and the results of a preliminary study are presented as illustration of this...
  44. ncbi Social welfare and legal constraints associated with work among breast and prostate cancer survivors: experiences from Ireland
    Linda Sharp
    National Cancer Registry Ireland, Building 6800, Cork Airport Business Park, Kinsale Road, Cork, Ireland
    J Cancer Surviv 5:382-94. 2011
    ..We investigated employment outcomes among survivors in Ireland where sick leave and sick pay are at the employers' discretion and the law affords no protection against dismissal following extended absence...
  45. ncbi The political economy of health promotion: part 2, national provision of the prerequisites of health
    Dennis Raphael
    Health Policy and Management, York University, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Health Promot Int 28:112-32. 2013
    ..Findings suggest that health promoters have to concern themselves with the broad strokes of public policymaking whether or not these policy activities are identified as health promotion activities...
  46. doi Commentary: Politics and public health--some conceptual considerations concerning welfare state characteristics and public health outcomes
    Olle Lundberg
    Centre for Health Equity Studies, Stockholm University Karolinska Institutet, SE 106 91 Stockholm, Sweden
    Int J Epidemiol 37:1105-8. 2008
  47. ncbi Impact of the Mexican program for education, health, and nutrition (Progresa) on rates of growth and anemia in infants and young children: a randomized effectiveness study
    Juan A Rivera
    Instituto Nacional de Salud Publica, Centro de Investigación en Nutrición y Salud, Cuernavaca, Mexico
    JAMA 291:2563-70. 2004
    ..Malnutrition causes death and impaired health in millions of children. Existing interventions are effective under controlled conditions; however, little information is available on their effectiveness in large-scale programs...
  48. ncbi Exploring social welfare functions and violation of monotonicity: an example from inequalities in health
    Ignacio Abasolo
    Departamento de Economía de Las Instituciones, Estadística Económica y Econometría, Universidad de La Laguna, Campus de Guajara, La Laguna, Tenerife, Spain
    J Health Econ 23:313-29; discussion 332-4. 2004
    The social welfare function (SWF) has been used within the economics literature, to study trade-offs between equality and efficiency. These SWFs are characterised by properties determined by traditional welfare economics...
  49. ncbi Who uses welfare benefits advice services in primary care?
    Stephen Abbott
    Public Health and Primary Care Unit, School of Nursing and Midwifery, City University, Liverpool, UK
    Health Soc Care Community 11:168-74. 2003
    ..These data could be used to support requests for continued or extended funding...
  50. ncbi Providing welfare advice in general practice: referrals, issues and outcomes
    Peter Greasley
    Department of Community and Primary Care, School of Health Studies, University of Bradford, Bradford, UK
    Health Soc Care Community 13:249-58. 2005
    ..It is concluded that the service is an excellent strategy by which primary care organisations address the social, economic and environmental influences on the health of their population...
  51. ncbi Welfare benefits advice in primary care: evidence of improvements in health
    S Abbott
    Health and Community Care Research Unit, University of Liverpool, Brownlow Hill, Liverpool L69 3GB
    Public Health 114:324-7. 2000
    ..These findings suggest that 'prescribing advice' is a health intervention which is appropriately situated in primary care...
  52. ncbi Proactive, targeted benefits advice for older people in general practice: a feasibility study
    Daniel Toeg
    The Caversham Group Practice, London, UK
    Health Soc Care Community 11:124-8. 2003
    ..Primary care is an effective base from which advice can be delivered and the development of closer working relationships between primary care and advice services can be an effective and efficient way of helping patients...
  53. ncbi The social welfare function and individual responsibility: some theoretical issues and empirical evidence
    Paul Dolan
    Tanaka Business School, Imperial College, University of London, United Kingdom
    J Health Econ 28:210-20. 2009
    The literature on income distribution has attempted to evaluate different degrees of inequality using a social welfare function (SWF) approach...
  54. ncbi Nurse-led welfare benefits screening in a General Practice located in a deprived area
    R A J Hoskins
    Nursing and Midwifery School, University of Glasgow, UK
    Public Health 116:214-20. 2002
    ..To evaluate a nurse-led attendance allowance screening service in General Practice...
  55. ncbi Roll-out of a nurse-led welfare benefits screening service throughout the largest Local Health Care Co-operative in Glasgow: an evaluation study
    R Hoskins
    Nursing and Midwifery School, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, 59 Oakfield Avenue, Glasgow G12 8LW, UK
    Public Health 119:853-61. 2005
    ..To evaluate the roll-out of a nurse-led Attendance Allowance (AA) screening programme in 24 general practices located within the largest Local Health Care Co-operative in Glasgow...
  56. ncbi Health care and social welfare costs in home-based and hospital-based rehabilitation after stroke
    Agneta Andersson
    Department of Health and Society, Center for Medical Technology Assessment, Linkopings Universitet, Linkoping, Sweden
    Scand J Caring Sci 16:386-92. 2002
    ..to analyse whether a redistribution of costs occurs between health care providers (the County councils) and social welfare providers (the municipalities) in a comparison of home-based rehabilitation and hospital-based rehabilitation ..
  57. pmc Ethnic health care advisors: a good strategy to improve the access to health care and social welfare services for ethnic minorities?
    Arlette E Hesselink
    Department of Epidemiology and Health Promotion, Public Health Service Amsterdam, P O BOX 2200, 1000 CE Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Community Health 34:419-29. 2009
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  58. ncbi Delivering smoking cessation support to disadvantaged groups: a qualitative study of the potential of community welfare organizations
    Jamie Bryant
    Centre for Health Research and Psycho oncology, University of Newcastle, Callaghan, New South Wales, Australia
    Health Educ Res 25:979-90. 2010
    ..The community service setting represents a promising access point for engaging disadvantaged smokers for cessation and further research exploring the effectiveness of support delivered in this setting is clearly warranted...
  59. pmc Cash component of conditional cash transfer program is associated with higher body mass index and blood pressure in adults
    Lia C H Fernald
    School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
    J Nutr 138:2250-7. 2008
    ..Oportunidades has been portrayed as a model for CCT programs worldwide, but the results reported here support the notion that the cash component of Oportunidades may be negatively associated with some adult health outcomes...
  60. pmc Can limiting choice increase social welfare? The elderly and health insurance
    Yaniv Hanoch
    University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1772, USA
    Milbank Q 84:37-73. 2006
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  61. ncbi Integrating smoking care in community welfare agencies to reach disadvantaged people: Findings from the Smoking Matters Project
    Jon O'Brien
    Health Promot J Austr 21:176-82. 2010
    ..Community service organisations have been suggested as a promising setting to provide smoking cessation support for disadvantaged people, but few initiatives have explored the feasibility of this strategy...
  62. ncbi The relationship of job type to burnout in social workers at social welfare offices
    Fumi Takeda
    Graduate School of Comprehensive Human Sciences, University of Tsukuba, 1 1 1 Tennoudai, Tsukuba City, Ibaraki 305 8577, Japan
    J Occup Health 47:119-25. 2005
    ..for each job type, and the association between burnout and job factors in 189 social workers at all social welfare offices in a prefecture in Japan. Among the three job types, 32...
  63. ncbi Cost analysis of an exercise program for older women with respect to social welfare and healthcare costs: a pilot study
    L Timonen
    Health Center of the City of Joensuu, Joensuu, Finland
    Scand J Med Sci Sports 18:783-9. 2008
    The aim of this study was to analyze social welfare and healthcare costs and fall-related healthcare costs after a group-based exercise program...
  64. ncbi Prescribing welfare benefits advice in primary care: is it a health intervention, and if so, what sort?
    Stephen Abbott
    Public Health and Primary Care Unit, Barts School of Nursing and Midwifery, City University, Philpot Street, London E1 2EA
    J Public Health Med 24:307-12. 2002
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  65. ncbi Welfare rights advice in primary care: prevalence, processes and specialist provision
    Richard Harding
    Department of Primary Care and Population Sciences, Royal Free University College Medical School, Rowland Hill Street, London NW3 2PF, UK
    Fam Pract 20:48-53. 2003
    ..Despite persistent poverty-related health inequalities, few sustained responses have been developed in primary care. Welfare rights provision has been proposed as one potential pathway to addressing health inequalities...
  66. pmc Income redistribution is not enough: income inequality, social welfare programs, and achieving equity in health
    Barbara Starfield
    Johns Hopkins University, 624 North Broadway, Room 452, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Epidemiol Community Health 61:1038-41. 2007
    ..A health system oriented around a strong primary care base is an example of such a strategy...
  67. pmc The potential to forgo social welfare gains through overrelianceon cost effectiveness/cost utility analyses in the evidence base for public health
    D R Cohen
    Health Economics and Policy Research Unit, University of Glamorgan, Pontypridd, CF37 1DL, UK
    J Environ Public Health 2009:107927. 2009
    ..health illustrates how overfocusing on cost effectiveness/cost utility analyses may lead to forgoing potential social welfare gains from programmes in public health...
  68. ncbi Gatekeepers in sickness insurance: a systematic review of the literature on practices of social insurance officers
    Elsy Söderberg
    Division of Social Medicine and Public Health Science, Department of Health and Society, Linkoping University, Linkoping, Sweden
    Health Soc Care Community 13:211-23. 2005
    ....
  69. pmc Evaluating the health effects of social interventions
    Hilary Thomson
    MRC Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, Glasgow, G12 8RZ
    BMJ 328:282-5. 2004
  70. doi Integrated care for homeless people--sharing knowledge and experience in practice, education and research: results of the networking efforts to find homeless health workers
    Igor van Laere
    GGD Municipal Public Health Service, Dr Valckenier Outreach Practice for Homeless People, 1000 CE Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur J Public Health 18:5-6. 2008
  71. ncbi Personal, family, and multiple barriers of long-term welfare recipients
    Mary Jane Taylor
    College of Social Work, University of Utah, Salt Lake City 84112 0260, USA
    Soc Work 49:175-83. 2004
    ..Implications for policy and programming are discussed...
  72. ncbi Variation in views on clients in interprofessional work for vocational rehabilitation in Sweden
    Ulla Sandström
    Stockholm Centre for Public Health, Stockholm, Sweden
    J Interprof Care 21:479-89. 2007
    ..The results stress the importance of discussing what ethical values are desirable, not least in inter-organizational and interprofessional projects...
  73. pmc Homelessness, health status, and health care use
    Bella Schanzer
    Department of Psychiatry, Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons, and the Center for Homelessness Prevention Studies, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Am J Public Health 97:464-9. 2007
    ..Little is known about the health status of those who are newly homeless. We sought to describe the health status and health care use of new clients of homeless shelters and observe changes in these health indicators over the study period...
  74. pmc The health of poor women under welfare reform
    George A Kaplan
    Center for Social Epidemiology and Population Health, 1214 S University Ave, Ann Arbor, MI 48104, USA
    Am J Public Health 95:1252-8. 2005
    ..We compared the health of single mothers affected by welfare reform with the health of a nationally representative sample of women to document the prevalence of poor health as single mothers experience the effects of welfare reform...
  75. pmc A systematic review of the health, social and financial impacts of welfare rights advice delivered in healthcare settings
    Jean Adams
    Public Health Research Group, School of Population and Health Sciences, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    BMC Public Health 6:81. 2006
    ..We conducted a systematic review of the health, social and financial impacts of welfare rights advice delivered in healthcare settings...
  76. ncbi On the goals of medicine, health enhancement and social welfare
    L Nordenfelt
    Department of Health and Society, University of Linkoping, 58183 Linkoping, Sweden
    Health Care Anal 9:15-23. 2001
    ..how the goals of medicine are related to the goals of closely allied enterprises such as health promotion and social welfare. In this reply I therefore propose an analysis of these related conceptual areas...
  77. ncbi Primary care. Take it from here
    Peter Greasley
    School of Health Studies, Bradford University
    Health Serv J 112:28-9. 2002
    ..Many referrals came from GPs, but patients referred themselves in a fifth of cases. Patients welcomed the service and found it convenient. The co-operation of reception staff was vital...
  78. ncbi A welfare benefits outreach project to users of community mental health services
    Mary Frost-Gaskin
    MIND in Croydon, Surrey, UK
    Int J Soc Psychiatry 49:251-63. 2003
    ..Many psychiatric service users are entitled to welfare benefits, but work from the UK and the USA suggests many are either unaware of their entitlements or find the benefits system difficult to access...
  79. ncbi Evaluation of welfare rights advice in primary care: the general practice perspective
    Richard Harding
    Department of Primary Care and Population Sciences, Royal Free University College Medical School, London, UK and Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, London, UK
    Health Soc Care Community 10:417-22. 2002
    ..The current lack of basic information in surgeries must be addressed (e.g. information on local providers, printed information detailing range and eligibility criteria of welfare benefits)...
  80. ncbi The association between EIC receipt and employment in a sample of drug using and non-drug using TANF recipients
    Isaac D Montoya
    Affiliated Systems Corporation, Houston, Texas, USA
    Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse 32:189-201. 2006
    ..Both hours worked and earnings were positively associated with EIC receipt. In this population, EIC appears to be a successful mechanism for improving economic self-sufficiency...
  81. ncbi Measuring the effect of a large reduction in welfare payments on mental health service use in welfare-dependent neighborhoods
    Leah S Steele
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Toronto, and Inner City Health Research Unit, St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, M4X 1K2, Canada
    Med Care 43:885-91. 2005
    ..Major social policy changes were implemented in Canada in the last decade with few efforts to examine their potential health effects...
  82. ncbi Sources of stigma for means-tested government programs
    Jennifer Stuber
    Institute for Social Economic Research and Policy, Columbia University, 8th Floor, 420 West 118th Street, New York, NY 10027, USA
    Soc Sci Med 63:933-45. 2006
    ..These findings suggest new points of leverage for addressing the potentially deleterious consequences of stigma...
  83. ncbi Intimate partner violence and the health care response: a postmodern critique
    Marion Tower
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, Nathan Campus, Griffith University, Nathan, QLD, Australia
    Health Care Women Int 28:438-52. 2007
    ..To date, strategies to improve the health care response have been limited in effectiveness as structural constraints of the health service and models of practice employed have not been addressed...
  84. ncbi "Leavers" from TANF and AFDC: how do they fare economically?
    Martha N Ozawa
    George Warren Brown School of Social Work, Washington University, St Louis, MO 63130 4899, USA
    Soc Work 50:239-49. 2005
    ..The data sources for this study were the 1993 and 1996 Survey of Income and Program Participation...
  85. ncbi Argentina: no lesson learned
    Celia Iriart
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque 87131, USA
    Int J Health Serv 36:177-96. 2006
    ..Social movements have emerged that are developing alternative projects and showing that, when the base is solidarity, "another world is possible."..
  86. ncbi Welfare reforms and the cognitive development of young children
    Deanna L Williamson
    Department of Human Ecology, 302 Human Ecology Building, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB T6G 2N1
    Can J Public Health 96:13-7. 2005
    ....
  87. ncbi The effect of family size on incentive effects of welfare transfers in two-parent families: an evaluation using experimental data
    Alisa C Lewin
    University of Haifa, Israel
    Eval Rev 29:507-29. 2005
    ..The findings show that the eligibility effect of the waiver does not differ by family size, but the work-incentive effect does...
  88. pmc Welfare reform and substance abuse
    Lisa R Metsch
    University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, FL 3316, USA
    Milbank Q 83:65-99. 2005
    ..This article summarizes current research findings and examines implications for welfare reform reauthorization...
  89. ncbi Effects of intimate partner violence on low-income women's health and employment
    Susan L Staggs
    University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60607 7137, USA
    Am J Community Psychol 36:133-45. 2005
    ..Mediations analyses suggest that health does not mediate the effects of abuse on employment stability over a 3-year period...
  90. ncbi Income barriers faced by individuals in receipt of Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF)
    Michael K Sullivan
    University of Tennessee at Memphis, College of Social Work, 38163, USA
    J Health Soc Policy 17:15-35. 2003
    ..Other barriers including physical health and psychological well-being such as depression, happiness, life satisfaction and optimism were not strong predictors of earned income...
  91. ncbi Likelihood of using food stamps during the adulthood years
    Mark R Rank
    George Warren Brown School of Social Work, Washington University, St Louis, MO 63130, USA
    J Nutr Educ Behav 37:137-46. 2005
    ..Approximately 260 000 person-years of information on food stamp use are analyzed using both life table techniques and logit modeling...
  92. pmc Orphan care in Botswana's working households: growing responsibilities in the absence of adequate support
    Candace M Miller
    Department of Society, Human Development, and Health at the Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Mass, USA
    Am J Public Health 96:1429-35. 2006
    ..Botswana has one of the world's highest HIV-prevalence rates and the world's highest percentages of orphaned children among its population. We assessed the ability of income-earning households in Botswana to adequately care for orphans...
  93. ncbi To what extent does poor health precede welfare?
    Evan Morris
    EcoTech Research Ltd, Regina, SK
    Can J Public Health 96:201-5. 2005
    ..In this paper, we estimate the proportion of social assistance recipients who were on welfare following a drop in health status...
  94. ncbi We care don't we? Social workers, the profession and HIV/AIDS
    Nigel Hall
    Southern Africa HIV AIDS Information Dissemination Service, SAfAIDS
    Soc Work Health Care 44:55-72. 2007
    ..Using case examples the paper considers how social workers can help develop caring strategies that improve the lives of those living with HIV and AIDS...
  95. ncbi TANF policy: past, present, and future directions
    Gregory Washington
    University of Tennessee s College of Social Work in Memphis, USA
    J Health Soc Policy 21:1-16. 2006
    ..Implications of maintaining a welfare reform policy status quo are identified...
  96. ncbi Welfare reform, employment, and drug and alcohol use among low-income women
    Ellen Meara
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, USA
    Harv Rev Psychiatry 14:223-32. 2006
    ....
  97. ncbi American Indian/Alaskan Native grandparents raising grandchildren: findings from the Census 2000 Supplementary Survey
    Esme Fuller-Thomson
    Faculty of Social Work, University of Toronto, ON, Canada
    Soc Work 50:131-9. 2005
    ..Implications for social work practice are presented and recommendations for policy and research are discussed...
  98. pmc Welfare reform and health insurance of immigrants
    Neeraj Kaushal
    School of Social Work, Columbia University, 1255 Amsterdam Avenue, New York, NY 10027, USA
    Health Serv Res 40:697-721. 2005
    ..To investigate the effect of the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act (PRWORA) on the health insurance coverage of foreign- and U.S.-born families headed by low-educated women...
  99. ncbi Is there a global common core to social work? A cross-national comparative study of BSW graduate students
    Idit Weiss
    Bob Shapell School of Social Work, Tel Aviv University, Israel
    Soc Work 50:101-10. 2005
    ..Students in all the countries attributed poverty to structural causes and supported the extension of state social welfare as a way of dealing with poverty...
  100. ncbi Adverse events associated with prescription drug cost-sharing among poor and elderly persons
    R Tamblyn
    McGill University Health Center, Royal Victoria Hospital Site, Ross Pavilion, Room 4-12, 687 Pine Ave W, , Quebec, Canada H3A 1A1
    JAMA 285:421-9. 2001
    ....
  101. ncbi Economic growth, inequality, and the economic position of the poor in 1985-1995: an international perspective
    Olli Kangas
    Department of Social Policy, University of Turku, Finland
    Int J Health Serv 32:213-27. 2002
    ....

Research Grants62

  1. Reducing Violence and HIV Risk Among War-Exposed Liberian Youth
    Nathan B Hansen; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Aims: In partnership with the Liberian Ministry of Health and Social Welfare, Mother Patern College of Health Sciences, and Medecins du Monde, this proposal will develop, culturally adapt,..
  2. RESTRUCTURING SERVICES FOR DRUG ABUSING TANF WOMEN
    Jon Morgenstern; Fiscal Year: 2011
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Federal legislation in the mid 1990s related to social welfare programs, including welfare reform, was arguably the most important policy development in recent times to impact substance abuse ..
  3. A New Model for the Delivery of Well-Child Care to Low-Income Children
    TUMAINI RUCKER COKER; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..chronic debilitating diseases may generate crippling costs both to private sector productivity and to the social welfare, criminal justice, and health care systems...
  4. Quality of life outcomes in prescription and injection opioid dependence
    Bruce R Schackman; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..In contrast, a definition that includes social welfare benefits of opioid dependence treatment and integrates patient experience of co morbidities may be more ..
  5. Modeling the Impact of HIV Prevention Interventions
    George R Seage; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The growth of the HIV epidemic has been relentless, taking a devastating toll in terms of human health and social welfare. Setbacks in prevention interventions, including HIV vaccines and other behavioral and biomedical ..
  6. The Recognition and Referral of Mental Disorders within Religious Congregations
    Eunice C Wong; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Situated in South Los Angeles, West Angeles has extensive interactions with health, social welfare, and community organizations and provides more than 80 programs to enhance the community...
  7. Religious Responses to HIV and AIDS: Understanding the Role of Religious Cultures
    Richard G Parker; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..a key role globally in providing front-line access to primary and terminal care, advocating for health and social welfare resources and influencing national public health and social policies in response to a range of key public ..
  8. Social Work intervention training for Maltreating Families of Infants, Toddlers
    Monica L Oxford; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Intervention for Maltreating Families of Infants and Toddlers," is an evaluation of a training program for social welfare providers to implement a brief attachment theory-based intervention to families who have been investigated for ..
  9. The Shape of Income and Mortality
    George Kaplan; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..investigators conducting identical analyses in countries that differ with regard to their commitment to social welfare policies we hope to inform the discussion of the health benefits of such policies...
  10. MENTAL HEALTH PREVENTION RESEARCH TRAINING PROGRAM
    Paula S Nurius; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The predoctoral training program requires completion of all currently existing requirements for the social welfare doctoral degree...
  11. Enhancing the Role of Black Churches in Addressing Substance Use Problems
    Eunice C Wong; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..Situated in the South Los Angeles, West Angeles has extensive interfaces with health, social welfare, and community organizations, providing more than 80 programs for the enhancement of the community...
  12. Frontal Striatal Activity During Decision Making in Substance Abuse
    Jody Tanabe; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..estimated to be $180 billion reflecting costs related to health care, loss of productivity, crime, and social welfare (2004)...
  13. Strengthening social capital to reduce youth violence
    Trudy Harpham; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..FUNDAPS is also working with health institutions and municipal departments (e.g. health, education, social welfare) to enable them to respond to youth needs...
  14. STATE GOVERNMENTS AND THE HUMAN GENOME PROJECT
    R Brown; Fiscal Year: 1991
    ..will include state legislators (House Speakers, Senate President Pro Tem, chairs of health, criminal justice, social welfare, science/technology, insurance, etc...
  15. COMMUNITY LONG TERM CARE--ELDERS WITH MENTAL DISORDERS
    JEAN DEMMLER; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..and cost-effectiveness research are required to plan adequate combinations of medical, mental health and social welfare services for individuals with varying needs for long-term care...
  16. PUBLIC SECTOR COSTS FOR HOMELESS ALCOHOLICS
    Paul Koegel; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..estimates of the extent to which homeless persons with AOD disorders use AOD, mental health, criminal justice, social welfare, and medical services, the costs associated with such use, and the factors that predict use and cost...
  17. CAREER AWARD PROGRAM IN DEMOGRAPHY OF AGING
    Kenneth Wachter; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..group of researchers on aging in the biological sciences and in the professional schools of public health and social welfare, clustered around the Academic Geriatric Center on Aging...
  18. Ethnography of the Social Ethics of Catholic Healthcare
    Simon Lee; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..It will also inform the work of consumer groups and community partners working with faith-based organizations in health and social welfare.
  19. Mental Health Economics Training Program
    Richard Scheffler; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..This new research training program shifts from a program co-directed with the School of Social Welfare with a multi-disciplinary emphasis to one that focuses on post-doctoral training in mental health economics ..
  20. The Economics of Information in the Health Care Market
    Tricia Johnson; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..The goals of the research are: (1) to assess the efficiency and social welfare under common health insurance contracts including various market-based and regulatory practice incentives and ..
  21. Research Training on Service Systems for Persons w/AIDS
    Oscar Grusky; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..psychology, psychiatry, community health sciences, sociology, health services, epidemiology, nursing, and social welfare. The program provides strong leadership, excellent HIV science mentors, and an extensive and supportive ..
  22. Child Welfare, Drug Abuse and Intergenerational Risk
    Philip McCallion; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..a program of research on Child Welfare, Drug Abuse and Intergenerational Risk (CWDAIR) based in the School of Social Welfare (SSW) at the University at Albany...
  23. SINGLE MOTHERS: A COMPARISON OF ADAPTIVE STRATEGIES
    ELLEN LEWIN; Fiscal Year: 1980
    ..It is anticipated that the results will generate recomendations useful to planners and policymakers in law, mental health, and social welfare, and also suggest directions for further research and social action.
  24. Comparative Analyses of Sterilization in the Life Course
    Elizabeth Thomson; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Potential differences across countries in the relationships between union processes and sterilization will be linked to variations in the fertility control regime, provision of social welfare and gender equality.
  25. Health Literacy and Children with Special Needs
    Dolores Acevedo Garcia; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..g., special education, pediatrics, health insurance, social welfare); (b) and the skills needed to provide a thorough health/developmental history to clinicians...
  26. OUTCOMES IN YOUNG WOMEN WITH FIBROMYALGIA
    Carol Burckhardt; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..Perspectives from newly diagnosed young women in two countries with different approaches to social welfare (United States and Sweden) will be described...
  27. A History of the Tuberculosis Preventorium, 1900-1945
    Cynthia Connolly; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..century child-saving venture enriches our knowledge of historical and contemporary issues in child health and social welfare. The preventorium is emblematic of a time when pediatric health care and child welfare meshed...
  28. IN-DEPTH LONGITUDINAL STUDY OF HIV-INFECTED WOMEN
    Patricia Stevens; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..drug treatment, and social services, identifying how structural and interpersonal factors in care delivery and social welfare symptoms support or hinder HIV-infected women in accessing resources...
  29. Mental Health and Labor Market Outcomes
    Roland Sturm; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..most recent data, this project will provide new insights on the consequences of recent and ongoing policy and market changes, including employment-based mental health parity mandates and social welfare policy for low income populations.
  30. Living Arrangements, Parenting & Developmental Outcomes
    Rukmalie Jayakody; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Such research is essential for understanding how new social welfare policies might affect family. well-being...
  31. Aging Heart and Vessels (International Conference)
    James Downey; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..disease (especially cardiovascular disease) has markedly risen to create a major burden on health care and social welfare systems...
  32. SERVICE USE, NEED AND OUTCOMES IN PUERTO RICAN CHILDREN
    Glorisa Canino; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..units in the island; a sample of organizations (N= 154) from six service sectors (Education, Juvenile Justice, Social Welfare, Primary Health Care, Substance Abuse and Mental Health), a sample of children from these service sectors (N= ..
  33. PREVENTION OF ANTISOCIAL BEHAVIOR IN URBAN CHILDREN
    Gerald August; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..a family advocate assists families with practical support services while brokering more challenging health and social welfare services to diverse and varied community agencies and government programs...
  34. COMMUNITY ORGAN FOR SMOKING CESS AMONG BLACK AMERICANS
    Edwin Fisher; Fiscal Year: 1991
    ..stressing broad promotion of smoking cessation through informal networks will (a) be implemented through a social welfare agency which emphasizes program direction and implementation by neighborhood residents, (b) utilize ..
  35. Addiction and the Brain: Are We Hard Wired to Abuse Drugs
    Joanna Fowler; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..enormous burden affects all of society - substance abusers, their families, the educational system, industry, social welfare and criminal justice systems, and the public at large...
  36. WELFARE REFORM & USE OF MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES BY WOMEN
    DANNIA SOUTHERLAND; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..to improve access to and quality of mental health services for this at risk population, in the wake of major social welfare and health policy reformulation...
  37. CTSA Planning Grant
    Marie Gelato; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Sciences Center at SUNYSB [unreadable] (Medicine, Dental, Health Technology & Management, Nursing and Social Welfare and Public Health), as well as the College of Engineering and Applied Sciences, and out affiliates, Veterans ..
  38. Interventions for Welfare Clients with AOD Disorders
    Jon Morgenstern; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Funding for the usual care group and all case management has already been provided for by Human Resources Administration (HRA). ..
  39. Longitudinal Narrative Study of Women Who were Unsuccessful in Work-based Welfare
    Eugenie Hildebrandt; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Each woman will be interviewed four times over a 12-month period. The primary analytic approach will be a multistage narrative analysis developed by the investigative team for application in longitudinal qualitative interview studies. ..
  40. COGNITIVE BEHAVIORAL RISK REDUCTION TREATMENT
    Jon Morgenstern; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..The primary outcomes measured will be: the number of unprotected anal intercourse acts with a partner of positive or unknown HIV status and the number of drinks per possible drinking day. ..
  41. Naltrexone and CBT for problem drinking
    Jon Morgenstern; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Third, we will use new data collection technology to examine complex relationships among drinking, HIV risk, and psychological factors to better inform future interventions. ..
  42. Component Analysis of Motivational Interviewing
    Jon Morgenstern; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..If its aims are achieved, it will strengthen the efficacy of MI, which can be utilized and implemented in a variety of health\settings. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  43. Club Drug Use and Risky Behaviors Among Men
    Jon Morgenstern; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Participants will be recruited through active and passive recruitment strategies from a variety of community-based venues in New York City. ..
  44. Youth Alcohol, Tobacco and Marijuana Use: Effects of Hours of Work and Wages
    Robert Kaestner; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The proposed research will identify the importance of employment and earned income on youth substance use and produce information that can be used to design effective public health policy to address this problem. ..
  45. Effect of Nurse Immigration on Employment and Earnings of U.S. Nurses
    Neeraj Kaushal; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..g. entry to nursing schools). The research will also bear on questions of the quality of patient care, as changes in the economic welfare of nurses will likely alter the composition, and therefore the quality, of nurses. ..
  46. Welfare Reform, Fertility and Reproductive Behavior
    Robert Kaestner; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ....
  47. FOLLOW-UP OF FAMILIES IN EARLY PREVENTIVE INTERVENTION
    David Olds; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ....
  48. The Precursors and Impacts of Psychiatric Facility Closure
    ANOUK GRUBAUGH; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..In contrast, private facility closure occurs when the facility is no longer financially viable and thus may or may not be a function of the quality and quantity of alternatives in the community. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  49. Zuni MI/CRA Project
    Kamilla L Venner; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..After development and testing of MICRA, further consultation will assess the generalizability of MICRA for use with other tribes. ..
  50. COST EFFECTIVENESS OF ALCOHOL TREATMENT
    GARY ZARKIN; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..abstract_text> ..
  51. Hurricane Katrina Community Advisory Group
    Ronald C Kessler; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  52. HYPERTENSION IN POPULATIONS OF WEST AFRICAN ORIGIN
    Richard Cooper; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..The African diaspora creates a unique opportunity for these[unreadable] cross-cultural studies.[unreadable]..
  53. Gene-enviornment interactions in facial clefts
    Kaare Christensen; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..This study will provide a new level of understanding for a complex birth defect trait. ..
  54. Tobacco Industry Direct Mail Marketing
    Jane Lewis; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  55. Brief Intervention for Drug Abuse Using the WHO ASSIST
    Thomas Babor; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ....
  56. Reforming Alcohol Taxes: Health and Fiscal Issues
    IAN PARRY; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..g., lower government revenue requirements) and factors that might justify higher taxes (e.g., the higher incidence of drunk driving in the United States). [unreadable] [unreadable]..