health education


Summary: Education that increases the awareness and favorably influences the attitudes and knowledge relating to the improvement of health on a personal or community basis.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Intervention mapping: a process for developing theory- and evidence-based health education programs
    L K Bartholomew
    Center for Health Promotion Research and Development, University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston 77225, USA
    Health Educ Behav 25:545-63. 1998
  2. pmc Online alcohol interventions: a systematic review
    Angela White
    Centre for Youth Substance Abuse Research, Faculty of Health Sciences, The University of Queensland, Queensland, Australia
    J Med Internet Res 12:e62. 2010
  3. ncbi Trust and sources of health information: the impact of the Internet and its implications for health care providers: findings from the first Health Information National Trends Survey
    Bradford W Hesse
    National Cancer Institute, 6130 Executive Boulevard, MSC 7365, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Arch Intern Med 165:2618-24. 2005
  4. pmc Computer-delivered interventions for health promotion and behavioral risk reduction: a meta-analysis of 75 randomized controlled trials, 1988-2007
    David B Portnoy
    Center for Health, Intervention, and Prevention, 2006 Hillside Road, Unit 1248, University of Connecticut, Storrs, Connecticut, 06269 1248, USA
    Prev Med 47:3-16. 2008
  5. pmc How do consumers search for and appraise health information on the world wide web? Qualitative study using focus groups, usability tests, and in-depth interviews
    Gunther Eysenbach
    Unit for Cybermedicine and eHealth, Department of Clinical Social Medicine, University of Heidelberg, Bergheimer Str 58, 69115 Heidelberg, Germany
    BMJ 324:573-7. 2002
  6. ncbi The effectiveness of web-based interventions designed to decrease alcohol consumption--a systematic review
    Bridgette M Bewick
    Leeds Institute of Health Sciences, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK
    Prev Med 47:17-26. 2008
  7. ncbi Consumer health information seeking on the Internet: the state of the art
    R J Cline
    Department of Health Science Education, University of Florida, Gainesville 32611, USA
    Health Educ Res 16:671-92. 2001
  8. ncbi Use of the Internet and e-mail for health care information: results from a national survey
    Laurence Baker
    Department of Health Research and Policy, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, Calif 94305 5405, USA
    JAMA 289:2400-6. 2003
  9. ncbi A review of research on fidelity of implementation: implications for drug abuse prevention in school settings
    Linda Dusenbury
    Tanglewood Research, 7700 Albert Pick Road, Suite D, Greensboro, NC 27409, USA
    Health Educ Res 18:237-56. 2003
  10. pmc European citizens' use of E-health services: a study of seven countries
    Hege K Andreassen
    Norwegian Centre for Telemedicine, University Hospital of Northern Norway, Tromsø, Norway
    BMC Public Health 7:53. 2007

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  1. ncbi Intervention mapping: a process for developing theory- and evidence-based health education programs
    L K Bartholomew
    Center for Health Promotion Research and Development, University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston 77225, USA
    Health Educ Behav 25:545-63. 1998
    The practice of health education involves three major program-planning activities: needs assessment, program development, and evaluation...
  2. pmc Online alcohol interventions: a systematic review
    Angela White
    Centre for Youth Substance Abuse Research, Faculty of Health Sciences, The University of Queensland, Queensland, Australia
    J Med Internet Res 12:e62. 2010
    ..There has been a significant increase in the availability of online programs for alcohol problems. A systematic review of the research evidence underpinning these programs is timely...
  3. ncbi Trust and sources of health information: the impact of the Internet and its implications for health care providers: findings from the first Health Information National Trends Survey
    Bradford W Hesse
    National Cancer Institute, 6130 Executive Boulevard, MSC 7365, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Arch Intern Med 165:2618-24. 2005
    ..The objective of this study was to provide nationally representative estimates for health-related uses of the Internet, level of trust in health information sources, and preferences for cancer information sources...
  4. pmc Computer-delivered interventions for health promotion and behavioral risk reduction: a meta-analysis of 75 randomized controlled trials, 1988-2007
    David B Portnoy
    Center for Health, Intervention, and Prevention, 2006 Hillside Road, Unit 1248, University of Connecticut, Storrs, Connecticut, 06269 1248, USA
    Prev Med 47:3-16. 2008
    ..The use of computers to promote healthy behavior is increasing. To evaluate the efficacy of these computer-delivered interventions, we conducted a meta-analysis of the published literature...
  5. pmc How do consumers search for and appraise health information on the world wide web? Qualitative study using focus groups, usability tests, and in-depth interviews
    Gunther Eysenbach
    Unit for Cybermedicine and eHealth, Department of Clinical Social Medicine, University of Heidelberg, Bergheimer Str 58, 69115 Heidelberg, Germany
    BMJ 324:573-7. 2002
    ..To describe techniques for retrieval and appraisal used by consumers when they search for health information on the internet...
  6. ncbi The effectiveness of web-based interventions designed to decrease alcohol consumption--a systematic review
    Bridgette M Bewick
    Leeds Institute of Health Sciences, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK
    Prev Med 47:17-26. 2008
    ..To review the published literature on the effectiveness of web-based interventions designed to decrease consumption of alcohol and/or prevent alcohol abuse...
  7. ncbi Consumer health information seeking on the Internet: the state of the art
    R J Cline
    Department of Health Science Education, University of Florida, Gainesville 32611, USA
    Health Educ Res 16:671-92. 2001
    ..Both interpersonal and mass communication concepts open avenues for investigation and understanding the influence of the Internet on health beliefs and behaviors, health care, medical outcomes, and the health care system...
  8. ncbi Use of the Internet and e-mail for health care information: results from a national survey
    Laurence Baker
    Department of Health Research and Policy, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, Calif 94305 5405, USA
    JAMA 289:2400-6. 2003
    ..Available estimates of use and impact vary widely. Without accurate estimates of use and effects, it is difficult to focus policy discussions or design appropriate policy activities...
  9. ncbi A review of research on fidelity of implementation: implications for drug abuse prevention in school settings
    Linda Dusenbury
    Tanglewood Research, 7700 Albert Pick Road, Suite D, Greensboro, NC 27409, USA
    Health Educ Res 18:237-56. 2003
    ..Further, researchers and providers should collaborate to develop ways of introducing flexibility into prevention programs...
  10. pmc European citizens' use of E-health services: a study of seven countries
    Hege K Andreassen
    Norwegian Centre for Telemedicine, University Hospital of Northern Norway, Tromsø, Norway
    BMC Public Health 7:53. 2007
    ..European citizens are increasingly being offered Internet health services. This study investigated patterns of health-related Internet use, its consequences, and citizens' expectations about their doctors' provision of e-health services...
  11. pmc eHealth trends in Europe 2005-2007: a population-based survey
    Per Egil Kummervold
    Norwegian Centre for Telemedicine, University Hospital of North Norway, PO Box 35, N 9038 Tromsø, Norway
    J Med Internet Res 10:e42. 2008
    ..People are using the Internet for various health-related purposes. It is important to monitor such use as it may have an impact on the individual's health and behavior, patient-practitioner roles, and on general health care provision...
  12. ncbi Overview of e-Bug: an antibiotic and hygiene educational resource for schools
    Cliodna A M McNulty
    Health Protection Agency Primary Care Unit, Microbiology Department, Gloucester Royal Hospital, Great Western Road, Gloucester, Gloucestershire, GL1 3NN, UK
    J Antimicrob Chemother 66:v3-12. 2011
    ..The resources will be translated into all European Union languages, and have been used to promote European Antibiotic Awareness Day and better hand and respiratory hygiene during the influenza pandemic in 2009...
  13. pmc Impact of health education on soil-transmitted helminth infections in schoolchildren of the Peruvian Amazon: a cluster-randomized controlled trial
    Theresa W Gyorkos
    Division of Clinical Epidemiology, Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, Quebec, Canada Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 7:e2397. 2013
    ..The objective of the present study was to determine the effectiveness of a health hygiene education intervention on the occurrence of STH re-infection four months post-de-worming...
  14. pmc Source reduction behavior as an independent measurement of the impact of a public health education campaign in an integrated vector management program for the Asian tiger mosquito
    Kristen Bartlett-Healy
    Center for Vector Biology, Rutgers University, 180 Jones Avenue, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, USA
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 8:1358-67. 2011
    ..Our results suggest that traditional passive means of public education, which were often considered the gold standard for mosquito control programs, are not sufficient to motivate residents to reduce backyard mosquito-larval habitats...
  15. ncbi Culturally appropriate health education for Type 2 diabetes in ethnic minority groups: a systematic and narrative review of randomized controlled trials
    K Hawthorne
    Department of Primary Care and Public Health, School of Medicine, Cardiff University, Cardiff, UK
    Diabet Med 27:613-23. 2010
    To determine if culturally appropriate health education is more effective than 'usual' health education for people with diabetes from ethnic minority groups living in high- and upper-middle-income countries...
  16. ncbi Effectiveness of school-based interventions in Europe to promote healthy nutrition in children and adolescents: systematic review of published and 'grey' literature
    Eveline Van Cauwenberghe
    Department of Movement and Sport Sciences, Ghent University, 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    Br J Nutr 103:781-97. 2010
    ..Evidence for effectiveness on anthropometrical obesity-related measures is lacking...
  17. ncbi School-based interventions promoting both physical activity and healthy eating in Europe: a systematic review within the HOPE project
    I De Bourdeaudhuij
    Department of Movement and Sport Sciences, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    Obes Rev 12:205-16. 2011
    ..More high-quality studies are needed to assess obesity-related interventions in Europe...
  18. ncbi Characteristics of online and offline health information seekers and factors that discriminate between them
    Shelia R Cotten
    Department of Sociology and Anthropology, University of Maryland Baltimore County, 1000 Hilltop Circle, Baltimore, MD 21250, USA
    Soc Sci Med 59:1795-806. 2004
    ..Implications of these findings are discussed in terms of the digital divide and the patient-provider relationship...
  19. ncbi Don't wear me out--the public's knowledge of and attitudes to antibiotic use
    Cliodna A M McNulty
    Health Protection Agency Primary Care Unit, Microbiology Department, Gloucestershire Royal Hospital, Great Western Road, Gloucester GL1 3NN, UK
    J Antimicrob Chemother 59:727-38. 2007
    ..To assess the public's knowledge and attitudes to antibiotics, their reported antibiotic use and the relationship between them...
  20. ncbi A meta-analysis of fear appeals: implications for effective public health campaigns
    K Witte
    Department of Communication, Michigan State University, East Lansing 48824 1212, USA
    Health Educ Behav 27:591-615. 2000
    ..Future directions and practical implications are provided...
  21. pmc Multiple health behavior change research: an introduction and overview
    Judith J Prochaska
    Department of Psychiatry at the University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0984, USA
    Prev Med 46:181-8. 2008
    ..The prospects of MHBC for the health of individuals and populations are considerable...
  22. ncbi Achieving cultural appropriateness in health promotion programs: targeted and tailored approaches
    Matthew W Kreuter
    Health Communication Research Laboratory, Department of Community Health, School of Public Health, Saint Louis University, St Louis, MO 63104, USA
    Health Educ Behav 30:133-46. 2003
    It is a truism of health education that programs and interventions will be more effective when they are culturally appropriate for the populations they serve...
  23. ncbi Pathways: a school-based, randomized controlled trial for the prevention of obesity in American Indian schoolchildren
    Benjamin Caballero
    Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 78:1030-8. 2003
    ..Childhood obesity is a major public health problem in the United States, particularly among American Indian communities...
  24. ncbi Promoting physical activity participation among children and adolescents
    Jo Salmon
    Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition Research, School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences, Deakin University, 221 Burwood Highway, Burwood, Victoria 3125, Australia
    Epidemiol Rev 29:144-59. 2007
    ..Further evidence of the effectiveness of interventions promoting young people's physical activity in family and community settings is needed...
  25. ncbi Past, present, and future of computer-tailored nutrition education
    Johannes Brug
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Am J Clin Nutr 77:1028S-1034S. 2003
    ..However, using the Web for interactive personalized nutrition education also presents new challenges...
  26. ncbi Working mechanisms of computer-tailored health education: evidence from smoking cessation
    Arie Dijkstra
    Social and Organizational Psychology, University of Groningen, The Netherlands
    Health Educ Res 20:527-39. 2005
    ..6%), led to significantly more quitting activity after 4 months than did the standard information (22.9%). Moreover, the effect of condition on quitting activity was completely mediated by individuals' evaluations of the tailoring...
  27. pmc Health information on the Internet: accessibility, quality, and readability in English and Spanish
    G K Berland
    RAND Health, Santa Monica, CA, USA
    JAMA 285:2612-21. 2001
    ..Despite the substantial amount of health-related information available on the Internet, little is known about the accessibility, quality, and reading grade level of that health information...
  28. ncbi The role of health education and sanitation in the control of helminth infections
    S O Asaolu
    Department of Zoology, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife, Nigeria
    Acta Trop 86:283-94. 2003
    b>Health education and sanitation are two important components of primary health care system introduced by the World Health Organization (WHO) as a basis for the prevention and control of communicable diseases...
  29. ncbi Evaluation of e-Bug, an educational pack, teaching about prudent antibiotic use and hygiene, in the Czech Republic, France and England
    Donna M Lecky
    Health Protection Agency Primary Care Unit, Microbiology Department, Gloucester Royal Hospital, Gloucester, UK
    J Antimicrob Chemother 65:2674-84. 2010
    ..This study aimed to evaluate the effectiveness of the e-Bug pack in improving children's knowledge in these key areas, when used within the National Curriculum in England, France and the Czech Republic...
  30. ncbi Mental Health First Aid: an international programme for early intervention
    Betty A Kitchener
    ORYGEN Research Centre, University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Early Interv Psychiatry 2:55-61. 2008
    ..To describe the development of the Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) programme in Australia, its roll-out in other countries and evaluation studies which have been carried out...
  31. ncbi The impact of including husbands in antenatal health education services on maternal health practices in urban Nepal: results from a randomized controlled trial
    Britta C Mullany
    Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Health Educ Res 22:166-76. 2007
    ..A randomized controlled trial was designed to test the impact of involving male partners in antenatal health education on maternal health care utilization and birth preparedness in urban Nepal...
  32. ncbi Impact of health education on knowledge and prevention behavior for congenital toxoplasmosis: the experience in Poznań, Poland
    Z S Pawlowski
    University of Medical Sciences, , Poland
    Health Educ Res 16:493-502. 2001
    In 1991-1997 educational activities were undertaken in the Poznań region of Poland to promote health education for the prevention of toxoplasmosis. The effect of education was measured in 2710 pregnant women by a questionnaire survey...
  33. ncbi The Rakai Project counselling programme experience
    Joseph K B Matovu
    Rakai Project Uganda Virus Research Institute, Ministry of Health, Rakai district, Uganda
    Trop Med Int Health 7:1064-7. 2002
  34. pmc Versatile, immersive, creative and dynamic virtual 3-D healthcare learning environments: a review of the literature
    Margaret M Hansen
    School of Nursing, University of San Francisco, 2130 Fulton Street, San Francisco, CA 94117, USA
    J Med Internet Res 10:e26. 2008
  35. ncbi Impact of an entertainment-education television drama on health knowledge and behavior in Bangladesh: an application of propensity score matching
    Mai P Do
    Department of Population and Family Health Sciences, Bloomberg School of Public Health, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Health Commun 11:301-25. 2006
    ..The results from propensity score matching approximate what would be expected from a randomized control group design...
  36. ncbi Internet-based prevention for alcohol and cannabis use: final results of the Climate Schools course
    Nicola C Newton
    University of New South Wales, National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Addiction 105:749-59. 2010
    ..To establish the long-term efficacy of a universal internet-based alcohol and cannabis prevention programme in schools...
  37. ncbi Outcome effectiveness of community health workers: an integrative literature review
    Susan M Swider
    Department of Community and Mental Health Nursing, College of Nursing, Rush University, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Public Health Nurs 19:11-20. 2002
    ..Further research is required with an emphasis on stronger study design, documentation of CHW activities, and carefully defined target populations...
  38. ncbi Longer-term primary prevention for alcohol misuse in young people: a systematic review
    D R Foxcroft
    School of Health Care, Oxford Brookes University, Oxford, UK
    Addiction 98:397-411. 2003
    ..To identify and summarize rigorous evaluations of psychosocial and educational interventions aimed at the primary prevention of alcohol misuse by young people aged up to 25 years, especially over the longer term (>3 years)...
  39. ncbi Marketing hygiene behaviours: the impact of different communication channels on reported handwashing behaviour of women in Ghana
    Beth E Scott
    Environmental Health Group, London, UK
    Health Educ Res 23:392-401. 2008
  40. ncbi Health literacy: addressing the health and education divide
    I S Kickbusch
    Division of Global Health, Yale University School of Public Health, New Haven, CT, USA
    Health Promot Int 16:289-97. 2001
  41. pmc Transferability of interventions in health education: a review
    Linda Cambon
    EA 4360 Apemac, Faculte de Medecine, Université de Lorraine, 54250 Vandoeuvre lès Nancy, France
    BMC Public Health 12:497. 2012
    b>Health education interventions are generally complex. Their outcomes result from both the intervention itself and the context for which they are developed...
  42. ncbi Efficacy of skin self-examination for the early detection of melanoma
    Reyhaneh Hamidi
    Department of Dermatology, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089 9175, USA
    Int J Dermatol 49:126-34. 2010
    ..Assessment of the accuracy and efficacy of SSE should proceed using standardized definitions and measurements such that it is easier to pool data on the overall value of SSE as a screening modality...
  43. ncbi Effects of video-based, online education on behavioral and knowledge outcomes in sunscreen use: a randomized controlled trial
    April W Armstrong
    Department of Dermatology, University of California, Davis, School of Medicine, Sacramento, CA 95816 USA
    Patient Educ Couns 83:273-7. 2011
    ..To compare online video and pamphlet education at improving patient comprehension and adherence to sunscreen use, and to assess patient satisfaction with the two educational approaches...
  44. ncbi Access to a health facility and care-seeking for danger signs in children: before and after a community-based intervention in Lusaka, Zambia
    Satoshi Sasaki
    Department of Infectious Disease Control and International Medicine, Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences, Niigata University, Japan
    Trop Med Int Health 15:312-20. 2010
    ..To assess the association of accessibility to a health facility with caregivers' care-seeking practices for children with danger signs before and after community-based intervention in Lusaka, Zambia...
  45. ncbi Effect of social cognitive theory-based HIV education prevention program among high school students in Nanjing, China
    Xiaoming Li
    Carman and Ann Adams Department of Pediatrics, Prevention Research Center, Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit, MI 48201, USA
    Health Educ Res 26:419-31. 2011
    ..Findings from this study support the feasibility and initial efficacy of the cultural adaptation of FOK HIV prevention program among high school students in China...
  46. ncbi Family psychoeducation for major depression: randomised controlled trial
    Kae Shimazu
    Department of Neuropsychiatry, Kochi Medical School, Koch, Japan
    Br J Psychiatry 198:385-90. 2011
    ..However, no study to date has adequately examined its use in depression...
  47. pmc Informing faith-based HIV/AIDS interventions: HIV-related knowledge and stigmatizing attitudes at Project F.A.I.T.H. churches in South Carolina
    Lisa L Lindley
    Department of Health Promotion, Education, and Behavior, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, 800 Sumter St, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    Public Health Rep 125:12-20. 2010
    ..To determine the baseline level of HIV-related knowledge and stigmatizing attitudes, we conducted a survey with parishioners, pastors, and care team members at Project F.A.I.T.H. churches...
  48. ncbi A systematic review and meta-analysis of face-to-face communication of tailored health messages: implications for practice
    Kristina L Wanyonyi
    Oral Health and Health Research Programme, University of Dundee, UK
    Patient Educ Couns 85:348-55. 2011
    ..To conduct a systematic review of the effect of face-to-face delivered tailored health messages on patient behavior and applications for practice...
  49. ncbi Internet use by the public to search for health-related information
    Khalid M AlGhamdi
    Dermatology Department, College of Medicine, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    Int J Med Inform 81:363-73. 2012
    ..The use of the Internet to search for health-related information (HRI) has become a common practice worldwide. Our literature review failed to find any evidence of previous studies on this topic from Saudi Arabia...
  50. pmc 'Communicate to vaccinate' (COMMVAC). building evidence for improving communication about childhood vaccinations in low- and middle-income countries: protocol for a programme of research
    Simon Lewin
    Norwegian Knowledge Centre for the Health Services, Olavs plass N 0130 Oslo, Norway
    Implement Sci 6:125. 2011
    ..The aim of this project is to build research knowledge and capacity to use evidence-based strategies for improving communication about childhood vaccinations with parents and communities in LMICs...
  51. ncbi Review of the nutritional implications of farmers' markets and community gardens: a call for evaluation and research efforts
    Lacey Arneson McCormack
    E A Martin Program in Human Nutrition, South Dakota State University, Brookings, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 110:399-408. 2010
    ..Recommendations for future research on the dietary influences of farmers' markets and community gardens are provided...
  52. pmc Community health workers' perspectives on their contribution to rural health and well-being in Iran
    Sara Javanparast
    South Australian Community Health Research Unit, Flinders University, Adelaide, South Australia
    Am J Public Health 101:2287-92. 2011
    ..The activities of community health workers (CHWs) have been identified as key to improvements in the health of Iran's rural population. We explored the perceptions of CHWs regarding their contribution to rural health in Iran...
  53. pmc Hip-Hop to Health Jr. Obesity Prevention Effectiveness Trial: postintervention results
    Marian L Fitzgibbon
    Department of Medicine, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 19:994-1003. 2011
    ..Measuring diet and physical activity in preschool children remains a challenge, and interventions delivered by classroom teachers require both intensive initial training and ongoing individualized supervision...
  54. ncbi Recent developments in family psychoeducation as an evidence-based practice
    Alicia Lucksted
    Division of Services Research, Dept of Psychiatry, University of Maryland, Baltimore MD 21201, USA
    J Marital Fam Ther 38:101-21. 2012
  55. ncbi Effectiveness of phone and e-mail lifestyle counseling for long term weight control among overweight employees
    Marieke F van Wier
    Department of Public and Occupational Health and The EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Occup Environ Med 53:680-6. 2011
    ..To determine the effectiveness of a weight-management program with personal counseling by phone or e-mail...
  56. ncbi Does tailoring make a difference? A systematic review of the long-term effectiveness of tailored nutrition education for adults
    Helen C Eyles
    Clinical Trials Research Unit, School of Population Health, University of Auckland, New Zealand
    Nutr Rev 67:464-80. 2009
  57. pmc Efficacy of a web-based intervention to reduce sexual risk in men who have sex with men
    Kelly M Carpenter
    Talaria, Inc, 1121 34th Avenue, Seattle, WA 98122, USA
    AIDS Behav 14:549-57. 2010
    ..Thus, this study gives preliminary evidence that a brief web-based intervention offering cognitive behavioral skills training and motivational enhancement can effectively reduce sexual risk in MSM...
  58. pmc Changes in cognitive function in a randomized trial of physical activity: results of the lifestyle interventions and independence for elders pilot study
    Jeff D Williamson
    Roena Kulynych Center for Memory and Cognition Research, Department of Medicine, Wake Forest University Health Sciences, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27151, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 64:688-94. 2009
  59. ncbi Education, literacy, and health: Mediating effects on hypertension knowledge and control
    Anjali U Pandit
    Health Literacy and Learning Program, Center for Communication in Healthcare, Division of General Internal Medicine, and Institute for Healthcare Studies, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 75:381-5. 2009
    ..To determine whether literacy mediates the association between education, hypertension knowledge and control...
  60. ncbi Empirical studies assessing the quality of health information for consumers on the world wide web: a systematic review
    Gunther Eysenbach
    Centre for Global eHealth Innovation, Toronto General Hospital, 190 Elizabeth St, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5G 2C4
    JAMA 287:2691-700. 2002
    ..The quality of consumer health information on the World Wide Web is an important issue for medicine, but to date no systematic and comprehensive synthesis of the methods and evidence has been performed...
  61. pmc School-based participatory health education for malaria control in Ghana: engaging children as health messengers
    Irene Ayi
    Bureau of International Medical Cooperation, National Center for Global Health and Medicine, 1 21 1 Toyama, Shinjuku, Tokyo, Japan
    Malar J 9:98. 2010
    ..However, little evidence is available. The objective of this study was to determine the impact of school-based malaria education intervention on school children and community adults...
  62. ncbi Effectiveness of health education on Toxoplasma-related knowledge, behaviour, and risk of seroconversion in pregnancy
    INSERM, U593, Bordeaux, Universite Victor Segalen Bordeaux 2, Institut de Santé Publique, d Épidémiologie et de Développement, Bordeaux, F 33076 Bordeaux cedex, France
    Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 136:137-45. 2008
    We conducted a bibliographic literature search using MEDLINE to review the effectiveness of health education on Toxoplasma-related knowledge, behaviour, and risk of seroconversion in pregnant women...
  63. ncbi School randomised trial on prevention of excessive weight gain by discouraging students from drinking sodas
    Rosely Sichieri
    Department of Epidemiology, Institute of Social Medicine, State University of Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil
    Public Health Nutr 12:197-202. 2009
    ..To determine whether an educational programme aimed at discouraging students from drinking sugar-sweetened beverages could prevent excessive weight gain...
  64. ncbi The French National Nutrition and Health Program: 2001-2006-2010
    Serge Hercberg
    U557 INSERM, CNAM, Paris 13, F 93017 Bobigny, France
    Int J Public Health 53:68-77. 2008
  65. ncbi Helping Chinese fathers quit smoking through educating their nonsmoking spouses: a randomized controlled trial
    Sophia S C Chan
    Department of Nursing Studies, University of Hong Kong, 4 F William M W Mong Block, 21 Sassoon Road, Pokfulam Hong Kong SAR, China
    Am J Health Promot 23:31-4. 2008
    Assess the effectiveness of a two-step health education program by nurses delivered through nonsmoking mothers to help fathers of sick children quit smoking.
  66. ncbi Effects of a physical activity intervention on measures of physical performance: Results of the lifestyle interventions and independence for Elders Pilot (LIFE-P) study
    Marco Pahor
    Department of Aging and Geriatric Research, College of Medicine, University of Florida, 1329 SW 16th St, Rm 5161, Gainesville, FL 32608, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 61:1157-65. 2006
    ..Our objective was to assess the effect of a comprehensive physical activity (PA) intervention on the SPPB and other physical performance measures...
  67. ncbi The Impact of an HIV and AIDS Life Skills Program on Secondary School Students in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
    Shamagonam James
    Medical Research Council, Cape Town, South Africa
    AIDS Educ Prev 18:281-94. 2006
    ..These limited effects therefore call for further analysis of the content and implementation strategies used in the classroom...
  68. ncbi Containing HIV/AIDS in India: the unfinished agenda
    Padma Chandrasekaran
    Avahan India AIDS Initiative, The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, New Delhi, India
    Lancet Infect Dis 6:508-21. 2006
  69. ncbi A pilot church-based weight loss program for African-American adults using church members as health educators: a comparison of individual and group intervention
    Betty M Kennedy
    Health Behavior Dept, Pennington Biomedical Research Center, 6400 Perkins Road, Baton Rouge, LA 70808, USA
    Ethn Dis 15:373-8. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine a church-based intervention employing a 6-month pilot weight loss program as a strategy to improve health of African-American adults...
  70. ncbi What causes sustainable changes in hygiene behaviour? A cross-sectional study from Kerala, India
    Sandy Cairncross
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    Soc Sci Med 61:2212-20. 2005
    ..Recall of participation in health education classes was significantly associated with good hygiene as indicated by women's handwashing practice (OR 2...
  71. ncbi The effect of a soap promotion and hygiene education campaign on handwashing behaviour in rural India: a cluster randomised trial
    Adam Biran
    Department of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, WC1E 7HT, London, UK
    Trop Med Int Health 14:1303-14. 2009
    ..To investigate the effectiveness of a hygiene promotion intervention based on germ awareness in increasing handwashing with soap on key occasions (after faecal contact and before eating) in rural Indian households...
  72. pmc A promotores de salud intervention to reduce cardiovascular disease risk in a high-risk Hispanic border population, 2005-2008
    University of Texas at Houston Health Science Center, School of Public Health, El Paso Regional Campus, 1100 N Stanton St, El Paso, TX 79902, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 7:A28. 2010
    ..The objective of Project HEART (Health Education Awareness Research Team) was to promote behavior changes to decrease CVD risk factors in a high-risk Hispanic ..
  73. ncbi Casting health messages in terms of responsibility for dietary change: increasing fruit and vegetable consumption
    Pamela Williams-Piehota
    Health, Emotion, and Behavior Laboratory, Department of Psychology, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut 06520, USA
    J Nutr Educ Behav 36:114-20. 2004
    ..To compare the effectiveness of messages emphasizing the importance of either personal or social responsibility for dietary behavior change in increasing fruit and vegetable intake...
  74. pmc Implementing a diabetes prevention program in a rural African-American church
    Y Monique Davis-Smith
    Mercer University School of Medicine, Medical Center of Central Georgia Family Medicine, Macon, GA 31206, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 99:440-6. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the feasibility of implementing a diabetes prevention program (DPP) in a rural African-American church...
  75. ncbi Health literacy and cancer communication
    Terry C Davis
    Feist Weiller Cancer Center, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, Shreveport, USA
    CA Cancer J Clin 52:134-49. 2002
    ..Based on our own experience, we offer practical communication aids that can help bridge the cancer communication gap...
  76. pmc Educational campaign versus malathion spraying for the control of Aedes aegypti in Colima, Mexico
    F Espinoza-Gomez
    Faculty of Medicine, University of Colima, Colima, Mexico
    J Epidemiol Community Health 56:148-52. 2002
    ..To evaluate the effect of an educational campaign for reducing the breeding places of Aedes aegypti, the principal vector of dengue; and to compare its effects with the ones obtained by spraying of malathion at ultralow volume...
  77. ncbi A cluster-randomized controlled trial evaluating the effect of a handwashing-promotion program in Chinese primary schools
    Anna Bowen
    National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 76:1166-73. 2007
    ..2 days (P = 0.03) of absence per 100 student-weeks. Provision of a large-scale handwashing promotion program and soap was associated with significantly reduced absenteeism. Similar programs could improve the health of children worldwide...
  78. ncbi Parental knowledge and practice of primary skin cancer prevention: gaps and solutions
    J M Weinstein
    Department of Pediatrics, Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Pediatr Dermatol 18:473-7. 2001
    ..The respondents' desire to learn more from primary care physicians emphasizes the need to educate physicians about sun protection...
  79. pmc Effect of an online video-based intervention to increase HIV testing in men who have sex with men in Peru
    Magaly M Blas
    Unit of Epidemiology, HIV and STD, School of Public Health and Administration, Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, Lima, Peru
    PLoS ONE 5:e10448. 2010
    ..Although many men who have sex with men (MSM) in Peru are unaware of their HIV status, they are frequent users of the Internet, and can be approached by that medium for promotion of HIV testing...
  80. ncbi Child- and parent-targeted interventions: the Memphis GEMS pilot study
    Bettina M Beech
    University of Memphis, Center for Community Health, Tennessee 38119, USA
    Ethn Dis 13:S40-53. 2003
    ..To assess the feasibility, acceptability, and outcomes of 2 versions of a culturally relevant, family-based intervention to prevent excess weight gain in pre-adolescent African-American girls...
  81. ncbi The application and impact of computer-generated personalized nutrition education: a review of the literature
    J Brug
    Open University, Department of Social Sciences, P O Box 2960, 6401 Heerlen DL, Netherlands
    Patient Educ Couns 36:145-56. 1999
    ..Furthermore, computer-tailored nutrition education also appears to have a greater impact in motivating people to change their diet, their fat intake in particular, although at present no definite conclusions can be drawn...
  82. pmc The meaning and the measure of health literacy
    David W Baker
    Division of General Internal Medicine and the Institute for Healthcare Studies, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 21:878-83. 2006
  83. pmc Internal construct validity of the Warwick-Edinburgh Mental Well-being Scale (WEMWBS): a Rasch analysis using data from the Scottish Health Education Population Survey
    Sarah Stewart-Brown
    Warwick Medical School, University of Warwick, Coventry, CV4 7AL, UK
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 7:15. 2009
    ..It comprises 14 positively phrased Likert-style items and fulfils classic criteria for scale development. We report here the internal construct validity of WEMWBS from the perspective of the Rasch measurement model...
  84. ncbi The effect of advice by health care professionals on increasing physical activity of older people
    M Hirvensalo
    Department of Physical Education, University of Jyvaskyla, Finland
    Scand J Med Sci Sports 13:231-6. 2003
    ..We concluded that initiating new physical activities in old age is strongly connected to encouragement to exercise by health care professionals. Health care professionals should be supported to promote exercise among older patients...
  85. ncbi School-based HIV prevention programmes for African youth
    Melanie Gallant
    Department of Psychology, University of Windsor, 401 Sunset Ave Windsor, Ont, Canada N9B 3P4
    Soc Sci Med 58:1337-51. 2004
    ..Clearly, however, more research is needed to identify, with certainty, the factors that drive successful school-based HIV/AIDS risk reduction programmes in Africa...
  86. pmc Antenatal care in The Gambia: missed opportunity for information, education and communication
    Samuel E Anya
    Reproductive Health Research Unit, School of Medicine and Allied Health Sciences, University of The Gambia, MDI Road, Kanifing, The Gambia
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 8:9. 2008
    ..We examined the provision of information and education in antenatal clinics from the perspective of pregnant women attending these clinics...
  87. ncbi Kalèdo, a new educational board-game, gives nutritional rudiments and encourages healthy eating in children: a pilot cluster randomized trial
    Salvatore Amaro
    Department of Experimental Medicine, Section of Human Physiology, Second University of Naples, Via De Crecchio, 8, 80138 Naples, Italy
    Eur J Pediatr 165:630-5. 2006
    ..At these stages, the game could be an appropriate means to teach nutrition knowledge and to influence dietary behaviour. To this end, the authors developed Kalèdo, a new board-game...
  88. ncbi Understanding the effects of printed health education materials: which features lead to which outcomes?
    F C Bull
    Department of Public Health, University of Western Australia, Nedlands, Western Australia
    J Health Commun 6:265-79. 2001
    Printed health education materials (HEMs) are widely used to increase awareness and knowledge, change attitudes and beliefs, and help individuals adopt and maintain healthy lifestyle behaviors...
  89. pmc Helping someone with problem drinking: mental health first aid guidelines - a Delphi expert consensus study
    Anna H Kingston
    Orygen Youth Health Research Centre, Centre for Youth Mental Health, University of Melbourne, 35 Poplar Rd Locked Bag 10, Parkville, Victoria 3052, Australia
    BMC Psychiatry 9:79. 2009
    ..This paper describes the development of mental health first aid guidelines that inform community members on how to help someone who may have, or may be developing, a drinking problem (i.e., alcohol abuse or dependence)...
  90. pmc Opisthorchiasis in Thailand: review and current status
    Natthawut Kaewpitoon
    Research and Diagnostic Center for Parasitic Infectious Diseases, Northeastern Region RCPNER, College of Medicine and Public Health, Ubon Rajathanee University, Warinchamrap district, Ubonratchathai province 34190, Thailand
    World J Gastroenterol 14:2297-302. 2008
    ..b>Health education programs to prevent and control opisthorchiasis are still required in high-risk areas.
  91. ncbi Internet-based patient education and support interventions: a review of evaluation studies and directions for future research
    Huong Q Nguyen
    3301 S Bear Street No 57B, Santa Ana, CA 92704, USA
    Comput Biol Med 34:95-112. 2004
    ..Given the increasing need to provide timely and effective patient-centered care, a stronger evidence base for eHealth applications must be established before broader deployment of such programs will take place...
  92. ncbi Cultural tailoring for mammography and fruit and vegetable intake among low-income African-American women in urban public health centers
    Matthew W Kreuter
    Health Communication Research Laboratory and Center of Excellence in Cancer Communication Research, Department of Community Health, School of Public Health, Saint Louis University SLU, 3545 Lafayette Avenue, St Louis, MO 63104, USA
    Prev Med 41:53-62. 2005
    ..The Institute of Medicine has called for randomized studies directly comparing approaches that do and do not consider culture...
  93. ncbi A controlled trial of a school-based Internet program for reducing depressive symptoms in adolescent girls
    Richard O'Kearney
    School of Psychology, The Australian National University, Canberra, Australia
    Depress Anxiety 26:65-72. 2009
    ..This study evaluates the benefits of a self-directed Internet intervention for depression (MoodGYM) delivered as a part of the high school curriculum...
  94. ncbi Decoding health education interventions: the times are a-changin'
    Herman Schaalma
    Work and Social Psychology, Maastricht University, The Netherlands
    Psychol Health 24:5-9. 2009
    The development of theory- and evidence-based health education interventions is a complex process in which interventionists in collaboration with priority groups and stakeholders make many decisions about objectives, change techniques, ..
  95. ncbi Hepatitis B knowledge and practices among Chinese immigrants to the United States
    Vicky M Taylor
    Cancer Prevention Program, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, British Columbia Cancer Agency, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Asian Pac J Cancer Prev 7:313-7. 2006
    ..Chronic carriage of hepatitis B virus (HBV) is the most common underlying cause of liver cancer among Chinese Americans. Our objective was to describe Chinese immigrants' hepatitis B knowledge, testing, and vaccination levels...
  96. pmc Patient Internet use for health information at three urban primary care clinics
    Suzanne Dickerson
    School of Nursing, State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 11:499-504. 2004
    ..To survey a cross section of patients presenting to three urban primary care clinics to understand online health information search behaviors...
  97. pmc Effect of emailed messages on return use of a nutrition education website and subsequent changes in dietary behavior
    W Gill Woodall
    University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM, USA
    J Med Internet Res 9:e27. 2007
    ..However, such eHealth applications on the Internet need to generate return usage to be effective. Limited evidence is available on how continued usage can be encouraged...
  98. ncbi Suicide prevention strategies: a systematic review
    J John Mann
    New York State Psychiatric Institute, Division of Neuroscience, New York, NY 10032, USA
    JAMA 294:2064-74. 2005
    ..Some developed nations have implemented national suicide prevention plans. Although these plans generally propose multiple interventions, their effectiveness is rarely evaluated...
  99. ncbi Introduction of solid foods: do mothers follow recommendations?
    Brenda L Coleman
    Elgin St Thomas Health Unit, St Thomas, ON, Canada
    Can J Diet Pract Res 70:135-40. 2009
    ..Infant age at introduction of solid foods was examined, as were maternal characteristics associated with adherence to recommendations...
  100. ncbi Impact of change in sweetened caloric beverage consumption on energy intake among children and adolescents
    Y Claire Wang
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Columbia Mailman School of Public Health, 600 W 168th Street, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 163:336-43. 2009
    ..To estimate the net caloric impact from replacing sugar-sweetened beverages (SSBs) with alternatives in children and adolescents in naturalistic settings...
  101. ncbi Effects of school health nursing education interventions on HIV/AIDS-related attitudes of students in Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria
    Idongesit I Akpabio
    Department of Nursing Science, College of Medical Sciences, University of Calabar, Calabar, Cross River State, Nigeria
    J Adolesc Health 44:118-23. 2009
    ..greatest challenges facing school nurses is that of identifying and using appropriate strategies to meet the health education needs of adolescents in regard to prevention of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and acquired immune ..

Research Grants93

  1. Intervention to Improve Expression of End of Life Preference for Homeless Persons
    John Song; Fiscal Year: 2009
  2. Brief HIV Prevention Counseling in South Africa
    Seth Kalichman; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..culturally tailored risk reduction intervention or (b) a time and contact matched standard of care HIV and health education session. Participants will be followed for 15 months post intervention...
  3. Ethnic Dance & Screen Time Reduction to Prevent Weight Gain in Latina Girls
    Thomas N Robinson; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The control group will receive an "active-placebo" information-based health education intervention...
  4. Prevention of Obesity at Universities:A Randomized Trial
    Michael R Lowe; Fiscal Year: 2010
    Noreen Clark; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..abstract_text> ..
  6. Stigma & Behavioral Health in Urban Employers from China & US
    Patrick Corrigan; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Data from this study will be especially important for the development of future stigma-change programs. ..
    Christopher Ringwalt; Fiscal Year: 2001
  8. Religion and Cancer-Related Behaviors In Black Americans
    Cheryl Holt; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..RS has great potential for use in the development of more effective cancer communication interventions for African Americans. ..
  9. TEA for Families & Children: Preparation for a Randomized Trial
    Li Li; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The goal of this study is to develop and pilot an intervention for PLH and their family members in order to improve the long term health, mental health and behavioral adjustment of the children in poor, rural areas in China. ..
  10. Promoting Fidelity Using Remote and Onsite Support
    Christopher Ringwalt; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Study results will inform the prevention field concerning the potential for personalized coaching and technical assistance to promote curriculum fidelity and affect key student-level mediating variables. ..
  11. Diffusion of Drug Prevention Curricula Nationwide
    Christopher Ringwalt; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  12. Cervical Cancer Control in Vietnamese Women
    Victoria Taylor; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  13. Liver Cancer Control Among North American Chinese
    Victoria Taylor; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..If effective, our outreach intervention could be used by health care facilities and community organizations serving less acculturated Chinese in North America. ..
  14. Hepatitis B ESL Education for Chinese
    Victoria Taylor; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Participants will complete a self-administered baseline survey, just prior to receiving health education. Outcome evaluation will be based on data from an in-person follow-up survey and medical record verification...
  15. HIV Related Stigma among Service Providers in China
    Li Li; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..These data will prepare the team to conduct a randomized controlled trial across different levels of health care providers in China. ..
  16. Casa A Campo: Pesticide Safety for Farmworkers' Families
    Thomas Arcury; Fiscal Year: 2004
  17. Ethnic Variation in CAM Use and Health Self Management among Rural Older Adults
    Thomas Arcury; Fiscal Year: 2009
  18. Community-Based Participatory Approach to Farmworker Housing, Exposures & Health
    Thomas A Arcury; Fiscal Year: 2010
  19. African American Men Prostate & Colorectal Cancer Belief
    Thomas Arcury; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..A preliminary framework of the intervention strategy for this R01 application will be developed and evaluated as part of this project. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  20. Family-to-Family: Psychoeducation to Improve Children's Outcomes in HIV+ Families
    Li Li; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..HIV+ parent's and family caregivers'health mental health, parenting skills, and family bonds are intermediate outcomes. ..
  21. Farmwoker Environmental Health Research Comparable Data
    Thomas Arcury; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..The purpose of limiting the size of the conference is to facilitate active interaction, discussion and debate among leaders in the field. ..
    Seth Kalichman; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Results of the proposed research will provide critical information about improving HIV treatment adherence with low-literacy populations that is needed prior to conducting larger and more expensive clinical trials. ..
  23. Gender Violence and HIV Risk Reduction in South Africa
    Leickness Simbayi; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable]..
  24. Disseminating Go Sun Smart to a Recreation Industry
    David Buller; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable]..
  25. Family Cardiac Caregiver Investigation to Evaluate Outcomes (FIT-O)
    Lori J Mosca; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Improved adherence to evidence-based preventive therapies could have a substantial public health benefit. ..
  26. Society for Pediatric & Perinatal Epidemiologic Research
    Anna Maria Siega Riz; Fiscal Year: 2006
  27. The Online Health Literacy of Older Adults
    Dina Borzekowski; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The results can advance how individuals are trained to effectively use this medium, as well as inform the ways in which providers and other health care professionals communicate health messages through the Internet. ..
  28. Medical Students, Cancer Control and The Deaf Community
    Georgia Sadler; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The members of the Pre-Health Professional Club will help the medical students coordinate the Deaf community health education programs...
  29. Tobacco Cessation Treatment for Pregnant Alaska Natives
    Christi Patten; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The overall health related objective of this line of research is to develop effective treatment programs with and for Alaska Native pregnant women that will ultimately reduce the risk of tobacco-related disease. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  30. A Lifestyle Change Program to Prevent Type 2 Diabetes
    Robin Whittemore; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..3. To explore the reach, adoption, implementation, and maintenance of a lifestyle change program delivered by NPs in primary care settings. ..
  31. HIV Prevention for Youth with Severe Mental Illness
    Larry K Brown; Fiscal Year: 2010
  32. Family Therapy Mechanisms in HIV+ Women in Drug Recovery
    VICTORIA MITRANI; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Understanding these mechanisms will facilitate the development of the next generation of family-based interventions for HIV+ women in drug recovery. This will be the first R01 award for this investigator. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  33. Randomized Trial on Web-based Quit Smoking Program
    David B Buller; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Cost-effectiveness analyses will be performed at follow-up. ..
  34. An innovative psychoeducational method & ECC prevention
    Karin Weber Gasparoni; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..If successful, widespread use of this psychoeducational intervention could have a profound impact in efforts to reduce oral health disparities. ..
  35. C-CAPRELA: Cervical Cancer Prevention for Latinas
    SCOTT RHODES; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..developing effective interventions to reduce those disparities, and facilitating intervention delivery." [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  36. Native American Cancer Education for Survivors (NACES)
    Linda Burhansstipanov; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Patient Advocates will offer those modules determined to be effective in influencing QOL in year 05. Findings will be disseminated first to Network members, then to community and professional organizations. ..
  37. Trabajando Juntos: Working for Health Disparity Reduction among Latinos
    SCOTT RHODES; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  38. Therapeutic Schools: Affect Management & HIV Prevention
    Larry Brown; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..The results are capable of impacting the large number of teens in therapeutic settings treatment as well as informing other interventions with high-risk youth. ..
  39. Consumer Perspectives on Family Involvment in Care
    Alicia Lucksted; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  40. Diffusing Sun Safe Policies and Environments to Schools
    David Buller; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..On-site observations of sun protection policies, environmental features, and employee clothing will validate principal reports. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  41. HIV Among Rural Latino Gay Men and MSM in the Southeast
    SCOTT RHODES; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Study findings also will help shape new multilevel intervention approaches and strategies to reduce the disproportionate HIV/AIDS disease burden of Latino men. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  42. Rapid Responses to Problem Drinking on College Campuses
    SCOTT RHODES; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Although the environmental intervention should be more than one year, the minimum time would be one academic year with a one year follow up. A pilot study with a historically black college or university is also proposed. ..
  43. Dine College/Mayo Clinic: Developing Cancer Researchers
    Christi Patten; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  44. Improving Asthma Communication in Minority Families
    Arlene Butz; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  45. Peers as Family: Preventing Problem Drinking
    Bradley Boekeloo; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..It is hypothesized that risky drinking will be less among females in the Single gender IMB and males in the Mixed-gender IMB condition over time relative to the Control condition. ..
  46. Effects of Age, Knowledge, & Control Beliefs on Reading
    Lisa Miller; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The long-term goal of this research is to better understand how knowledge and control beliefs can offset age-related declines in cognitive processing...
    David Buller; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..abstract_text> ..
  48. Dissemination: Increasing Physical Activity
    David Buller; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Students and young scientists will be encouraged to submit proposals for a poster session at the conference, and awards for the best submitted posters will be made. ..
  49. Increasing Mammogram Adherence in Minority Women
    Linda Burhansstipanov; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Data for the secondary outcomes will be derived from pre-and post intervention surveys. ..
    Larry Brown; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Condom use attitudes will be measured, including intentions, decisional balance, peer and family norms, and self-efficacy. These variables will be examined at pretest, at posttest, and at three-and six-month follow-up. ..
    Linda Burhansstipanov; Fiscal Year: 2002 being resubmitted to address the R25 Areas of Special or Continuing Interest: "Minority health and women's health education cancer outreach to communities...
    Linda Burhansstipanov; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..The overall goal of this application is to develop culturally acceptable materials providing Native American students with information so that they can make informed decisions about genetic issues. ..
    Bradley Boekeloo; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..Although the study targets adolescents in primary care, the brief interventions could be more broadly administered if shown effective. ..
    David Buller; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..They will be posttested by telephone by AMC's Computer-assisted Telephone Interviewing Core. Adults in the control condition will be wait-listed for the intervention, which will be available after they complete the posttest. ..
    David Buller; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Program implementation will be monitored by telephone at the control ski areas and intervention ski areas in the 2002-03 ski season to assess adoption and institutionalization. ..
    Ken Resnicow; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..To control for cluster randomization effects in outcome analyses, we will utilize SAS/PROC MIXED, with church as the unit of analysis. ..
    VICTORIA MITRANI; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..The plan will allow the candidate to bridge the fields of family intervention science and dementia caregiving, two areas of research that have not been sufficiently integrated. ..
    Arlene Butz; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Study findings will improve clinical care to this vulnerable population of children and will be if significant use to health care providers, researchers, insurers and policy makers. ..
    David Buller; Fiscal Year: 2002
  60. Informal Care of Older Adults and Medicare Expenditures
    COURTNEY VAN HOUTVEN; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..abstract_text> ..
    Arlene Butz; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Data will be of significant use to researchers, health care providers, insurers and policy makers. ..
  62. A+ Asthma Rural Partnership
    Arlene Butz; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..The findings of this study will be important to clinicians, researchers, and health policy makers. ..
  63. Pregnancy Related Weight Gain: A Link to Obesity
    Anna Maria Siega Riz; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..These data, both the quantitative and qualitative, will be used to identify modifiable behaviors for pregnant women that are associated with gaining weight above the recommended ranges and postpartum weight retention. ..
  64. Tobacco Control in S.Africa: Prevention and Capacity Bu*
    Ken Resnicow; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
    Christi Patten; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..Adolescents will be recruited for participation in the study from four geographically and ethnically diverse locations. The study will be conducted by the Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN and the University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI. ..
  66. Intervention for Support Persons to Help Smokers Quit
    Christi Patten; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Support persons (N=60) will be recruited and randomly assigned to self-help intervention or telephone counseling. The smokers will be enrolled as study subjects but will be contacted for assessments only. ..
  67. An Affect Management Intervention for Juvenile Offenders
    Larry Brown; Fiscal Year: 2005
    Ken Resnicow; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Recruitment and retention of participants will be maximized by several strategies including incentives for each church, and the use of church liaisons to assist in participant recruitment and tracking. ..
    David Buller; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..A feasibility study will be conducted that monitors access and use of it by community organizations and schools serving adolescents, especially those at high risk (e.g., low academic attainment, truancy). ..
    Christi Patten; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Dependent measures include 7-day point prevalence smoking abstinence verified with expired air carbon monoxide and alcohol and drug abstinence verified with breathalyzer, urine drug screen and informant report. ..
  71. Community Based Clinical Trials Education Program
    Georgia Sadler; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The clinical trials. infrastructure has had extensive revisions to allow for accurate endpoint assessment with future efforts. ..
  72. Drug Addiction Transitions from Adolesence to Adulthood
    Duncan Clark; Fiscal Year: 2005
  73. Prolonged Smoking Cessation Using Prescription Step Care
    Robert Klesges; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..It is predicted that long-term cessation rates will be significantly higher in the step care conditions, with the highest cessation rate in the combined behavioral/pharmacologic step care group. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
    Elaine Larson; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Logistic regression, Liang-Zeger regression, and Chi Square analyses will be used to test differences in rates of transmission of symptoms and changes in quantity, types and resistance patterns of microbial flora of the hands. ..
  75. Weight Gain Prevention in Hypertensive Smokers
    Robert Klesges; Fiscal Year: 2008 dietary intake and physical activity; or (b) the same smoking cessation intervention followed by a general health education (contact-time control) program...
  76. Tailored Interactive Intervention to Increase CRC Screen
    Sally Vernon; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Telephone follow-up and medical record review will be conducted 6 months after delivery of the intervention to ascertain completion of CRCS. ..
  77. Weight loss maintenance in primary care
    Michael Lowe; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  78. Rural Child/Adolescent Mental Health Service Use
    CRAIG HEFLINGER; Fiscal Year: 2007
  79. Literacy & cognitive skills to understand HIV regimens
    Drenna Waldrop Valverde; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Initial comprehension of ARV regimens is essential for continued adherence. Identification of factors related to poor comprehension of ARV medication instructions is a necessary prerequisite for developing interventions to improve it. ..
  80. Depression Prevention Program for High-Risk Adolescents
    Eric Stice; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Thus, the proposed project should provide a rigorous evaluation of this promising brief prevention program and should advance knowledge regarding the prevention of this pernicious psychiatric problem. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
    Eric Stice; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Thus, the proposed study should be the definitive test of this new promising eating disorder prevention program and should significantly advance our knowledge regarding the prevention of this pervasive psychiatric problem. ..
  82. Racial Disparities in Diabetes in the US and the UK
    Arch Mainous; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..
    Michael French; Fiscal Year: 2002
  84. A Mood Management Intervention for Pregnant Smokers
    Paul Cinciripini; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Approximately 375 women will be randomized to either a mood management (MM) intervention, health education (HE), or usual care (UC) control condition...
  85. Antioxidant nutrients and Oxidative DNA Damage in Afric*
    Jessie Satia; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..In addition, this work would potentially provide investigators with a validated instrument for assessing antioxidant nutrient exposure in population-based studies in the U.S. ..
  86. Risk and Maintenance Factors for Bulimic Pathology
    Eric Stice; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  87. Pharmacogenetics, Emotional Reactivity & Smoking
    Paul Cinciripini; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Ultimately this knowledge may be applied to the development of more effective smoking cessation treatments, especially in the area of pharmacogenetics. ..
    Michael French; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..S. as well as abroad, the proposed study holds important potential to assist researchers, policymakers, and program directors with economic evaluation guidelines and "real world" applications. ..
    Deanna Hoelscher; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Secondary hypotheses at the school level are: intervention schools will offer (1) more calcium-containing foods; and (2) more opportunities for weight-bearing activities than control schools. ..
  90. Eating Disorder Prevention Program Effectiveness Trial
    Eric Stice; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..g. will use random assignment, an attention control condition, blinded diagnostic interviews, multiple-reporter data, and a long-term follow-up). ..
  91. Motivational Therapy/Reduce Risk Behaviors/HIV/Youth
    Sylvie Naar King; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..If successful, this intervention will provide immediate assistance to vulnerable population to prevent the spread of HIV and to minimize its negative physical and psychological effects. ..