social problems

Summary

Summary: Situations affecting a significant number of people, that are believed to be sources of difficulty or threaten the stability of the community, and that require programs of amelioration.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Prehistoric and historic traces in the mtDNA of Mozambique: insights into the Bantu expansions and the slave trade
    L Pereira
    Instituto de Patologia e Imunologia Molecular da Universidade do Porto, Portugal
    Ann Hum Genet 65:439-58. 2001
  2. ncbi What works in prevention. Principles of effective prevention programs
    Maury Nation
    Department of Human and Organizational Development, Vanderbilt University, Peabody College, 90, Nashville, TN 37203, USA
    Am Psychol 58:449-56. 2003
  3. ncbi Addressing students' social and emotional needs: the role of mental health teams in schools
    Norris M Haynes
    Center for Community and School Action Research, Southern Connecticut State University, USA
    J Health Soc Policy 16:109-23. 2002
  4. ncbi Telling you our story: how apology and action relate to health and social problems in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities
    Wendy A Hermeston
    Northern Rivers University Department of Rural Health, University of Sydney, Lismore, NSW
    Med J Aust 183:479-81. 2005
  5. ncbi A meta-analysis of pathological gaming prevalence and comorbidity with mental health, academic and social problems
    Christopher J Ferguson
    Department of Behavioral Sciences, Texas A and M International University, Laredo, TX 78041, USA
    J Psychiatr Res 45:1573-8. 2011
  6. ncbi Public injection settings in Vancouver: physical environment, social context and risk
    Will Small
    British Columbia Centre for Excellence in HIV AIDS, St Paul s Hospital, Vancouver, Canada
    Int J Drug Policy 18:27-36. 2007
  7. ncbi Epidemiology of infertility: social problems of the infertile couples
    Margaret O Araoye
    Department of Epidemiology and Community Health, University of Ilorin, Ilorin, Nigeria
    West Afr J Med 22:190-6. 2003
  8. pmc Reframing school dropout as a public health issue
    Nicholas Freudenberg
    Hunter College School of Health Sciences, City University of New York, 425 E 25th St, New York, NY 10010, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 4:A107. 2007
  9. pmc Psychological and social problems in primary care patients - general practitioners' assessment and classification
    Marianne Rosendal
    Research Unit for General Practice, Aarhus University, DK 8000 Aarhus C, Denmark
    Scand J Prim Health Care 31:43-9. 2013
  10. ncbi Dispositions, scripts, or motivated correction? Understanding ideological differences in explanations for social problems
    Linda J Skitka
    Department of Psychology, University of Illinois at Chicago, 60607 7137, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 83:470-87. 2002

Detail Information

Publications250 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi Prehistoric and historic traces in the mtDNA of Mozambique: insights into the Bantu expansions and the slave trade
    L Pereira
    Instituto de Patologia e Imunologia Molecular da Universidade do Porto, Portugal
    Ann Hum Genet 65:439-58. 2001
    ....
  2. ncbi What works in prevention. Principles of effective prevention programs
    Maury Nation
    Department of Human and Organizational Development, Vanderbilt University, Peabody College, 90, Nashville, TN 37203, USA
    Am Psychol 58:449-56. 2003
    ..This synthesis can inform the planning and implementation of problem-specific prevention interventions, provide a rationale for multi-problem prevention programs, and serve as a basis for further research...
  3. ncbi Addressing students' social and emotional needs: the role of mental health teams in schools
    Norris M Haynes
    Center for Community and School Action Research, Southern Connecticut State University, USA
    J Health Soc Policy 16:109-23. 2002
    ....
  4. ncbi Telling you our story: how apology and action relate to health and social problems in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities
    Wendy A Hermeston
    Northern Rivers University Department of Rural Health, University of Sydney, Lismore, NSW
    Med J Aust 183:479-81. 2005
  5. ncbi A meta-analysis of pathological gaming prevalence and comorbidity with mental health, academic and social problems
    Christopher J Ferguson
    Department of Behavioral Sciences, Texas A and M International University, Laredo, TX 78041, USA
    J Psychiatr Res 45:1573-8. 2011
    ..The current meta-analysis considers existing scholarship to examine how differing measurement methods influence prevalence rates and associations with other mental health problems...
  6. ncbi Public injection settings in Vancouver: physical environment, social context and risk
    Will Small
    British Columbia Centre for Excellence in HIV AIDS, St Paul s Hospital, Vancouver, Canada
    Int J Drug Policy 18:27-36. 2007
    ....
  7. ncbi Epidemiology of infertility: social problems of the infertile couples
    Margaret O Araoye
    Department of Epidemiology and Community Health, University of Ilorin, Ilorin, Nigeria
    West Afr J Med 22:190-6. 2003
    ..Adoption is not popular and assisted reproduction has medico-legal implications. Preventive measures are suggested, including counselling at every stage of the management...
  8. pmc Reframing school dropout as a public health issue
    Nicholas Freudenberg
    Hunter College School of Health Sciences, City University of New York, 425 E 25th St, New York, NY 10010, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 4:A107. 2007
    ..Finally, we recommend actions health professionals can take to reframe the school dropout rate as a public health issue and to improve school completion rates in the United States...
  9. pmc Psychological and social problems in primary care patients - general practitioners' assessment and classification
    Marianne Rosendal
    Research Unit for General Practice, Aarhus University, DK 8000 Aarhus C, Denmark
    Scand J Prim Health Care 31:43-9. 2013
    ..To estimate the frequency of psychological and social classification codes employed by general practitioners (GPs) and to explore the extent to which GPs ascribed health problems to biomedical, psychological, or social factors...
  10. ncbi Dispositions, scripts, or motivated correction? Understanding ideological differences in explanations for social problems
    Linda J Skitka
    Department of Psychology, University of Illinois at Chicago, 60607 7137, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 83:470-87. 2002
    ..has consistently found that liberals and conservatives generate different attributions for the causes of social problems and respond differently to people who have internal-controllable causes for needing help...
  11. pmc Social problems, primary care and pathways to help and support: addressing health inequalities at the individual level. Part II: lay perspectives
    Jennie Popay
    Institute for Health Research, Lancaster University, Alexandra Square, Lancaster LA1 4NT, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 61:972-7. 2007
    This study aimed to describe social problems presented to general practitioners (GPs) in UK inner cities and GPs' responses; describe patients help-seeking pathways; and consider how these pathways can be improved.
  12. pmc The African diaspora: mitochondrial DNA and the Atlantic slave trade
    Antonio Salas
    Unidad de Genética Forense, Instituto de Medicina Legal, Universidad de Santiago de Compostela, Galicia, Spain
    Am J Hum Genet 74:454-65. 2004
    ..However, they also indicate that, at least for the moment, considerable caution is warranted when assessing claims to be able to trace the ancestry of particular lineages to a particular locality within modern-day Africa...
  13. ncbi A review of validated youth prevention and positive youth development programs in Asia
    Daniel T L Shek
    Department of Applied Social Sciences, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Faculty of Health and Social Sciences, Hong Kong, P R China
    Int J Adolesc Med Health 23:317-24. 2011
    ..Finally, there were very few rigorously designed evaluative studies of prevention and positive youth development programs over a long period of time...
  14. ncbi Admixture studies in Latin America: from the 20th to the 21st century
    M Sans
    Department of Biological Anthropology, University of the Republic, Montevideo, Uruguay
    Hum Biol 72:155-77. 2000
    ..Finally, the perspectives for admixture studies in the 21st century are considered, and some attempts to predict their future in Latin America are made...
  15. pmc The imprint of the Slave Trade in an African American population: mitochondrial DNA, Y chromosome and HTLV-1 analysis in the Noir Marron of French Guiana
    Nicolas Brucato
    Laboratoire d Anthropobiologie Moléculaire et Imagerie de Synthèse, CNRS and Université Paul Sabatier, FRE2960, Toulouse, France
    BMC Evol Biol 10:314. 2010
    ..Uniparental markers (mtDNA and NRY) coupled with HTLV-1 sequences (env and LTR) were studied to establish the genetic relationships linking them to African American and African populations...
  16. ncbi The measurement of alcohol-related social problems in Sweden
    H Leifman
    Centre for Social Research on Alcohol and Drugs, Stockholm University, Sveaplan S 106 91 Stockholm, Sweden
    J Subst Abuse 12:197-212. 2000
    ..for the past 20 years or so they have almost never been used to study the relationship between drinking and social problems. Instead, not only drinking levels and drinking patterns, but also social problems associated with alcohol, ..
  17. ncbi Associations between health and different types of environmental incivility: a Scotland-wide study
    A Ellaway
    MRC, Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, 4 Lilybank Gardens, Glasgow G12 8RZ, UK
    Public Health 123:708-13. 2009
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  18. pmc Social problems in oncology
    E P Wright
    Cancer Research UK Clinical Centre, St James s University Hospital, Beckett Street, Leeds LS9 7TF, UK
    Br J Cancer 87:1099-104. 2002
    A study was undertaken to describe, evaluate and categorise the social problems experienced by cancer patients...
  19. ncbi Mitochondrial and Y chromosome diversity in the English-speaking Caribbean
    J Benn Torres
    Department of Medicine, Section of Genetic Medicine, The University of Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Ann Hum Genet 71:782-90. 2007
    ..This study sheds light on the history of Africans in the Americas as well as contributing to our understanding of the nature and extent of diversity within the African Diaspora...
  20. ncbi Perspectives of homeless people on their health and health needs priorities
    Isolde Daiski
    School of Nursing, York University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Adv Nurs 58:273-81. 2007
    ..This paper is a report of a study of the perspectives of homeless individuals on their health and healthcare needs...
  21. ncbi Shipwrecks and founder effects: divergent demographic histories reflected in Caribbean mtDNA
    Antonio Salas
    Unidad de Genetica, Instituto de Medicina Legal, Universidad de Santiago de Compostela, 15782 Santiago de Compostela, Galicia, Spain
    Am J Phys Anthropol 128:855-60. 2005
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  22. ncbi Diversity of mtDNA lineages in Portugal: not a genetic edge of European variation
    L Pereira
    Instituto de Patologia e Inmunologia Molecular da Universidade do Porto, Portugal
    Ann Hum Genet 64:491-506. 2000
    ..We hypothesise that the recent Black African slave trade could have been the mediator of most of the L sequence inputs, while the population movement associated with the Muslim rule of Iberia has predominantly introduced U6 lineages...
  23. pmc The trans-Saharan slave trade - clues from interpolation analyses and high-resolution characterization of mitochondrial DNA lineages
    Nourdin Harich
    Laboratoire d Anthropogénétique, Department de Biologie, Faculte des Sciences, Université Chouaib Doukkali, El Jadida, Morocco
    BMC Evol Biol 10:138. 2010
    ..Till now, the genetic consequences of these forced trans-Saharan movements of people have not been ascertained...
  24. ncbi Tackling the causes of ill health in Rio's slums
    Samuel Loewenberg
    Lancet 365:925-6. 2005
  25. ncbi Mitochondrial portrait of the Cabo Verde archipelago: the Senegambian outpost of Atlantic slave trade
    A Brehm
    Centre of Biological and Geological Sciences, University of Madeira, Funchal, Portugal
    Ann Hum Genet 66:49-60. 2002
    ..The total Cabo Verde sample clearly displays the characteristic mitochondrial features of the Atlantic fringe of western Africa and testifies to almost no mitochondrial input from the Portuguese colonizers...
  26. pmc Social problems, primary care and pathways to help and support: addressing health inequalities at the individual level. Part I: the GP perspective
    Jennie Popay
    Institute for Health Research, Lancaster University, Alexandra Square, Lancaster LA1 4NT, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 61:966-71. 2007
    This study aimed to describe social problems presented to general practitioners (GPs) in UK inner cities and GPs' responses; describe patients' help-seeking pathways; and consider how these pathways can be improved.
  27. ncbi African American males at a crossroad
    Stanley F Battle
    Student and Multicultural Affairs at University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, USA
    J Health Soc Policy 15:81-91. 2002
    ..Mentoring is a key variable to establishing greater community responsibility through primary prevention...
  28. ncbi [Social profile of young people seeking treatment for cannabis abuse]
    Lone Overby Fjorback
    Arhus Universitetshospital, Psykiatrisk Hospital i Arhus, Center for Psykiatrisk Grundforskning
    Ugeskr Laeger 168:570-3. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the social profile and sociodemographic characteristics of young people seeking treatment for cannabis dependence...
  29. ncbi Youth development: a positive strategy for African American youth
    Judith L Rozie-Battle
    University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, Helen Bader School of Social Welfare, USA
    J Health Soc Policy 15:13-23. 2002
    ..Opportunities to experience responsibility and involvement in their community, under the guidance of supportive adults, provide youth the chance of success for themselves and, ultimately, their communities...
  30. ncbi The Families and Democracy Project
    William J Doherty
    Department of Family Social Sciences, University of Minnesota, 290 McNeal Hall, St Paul, MN 55108, USA
    Fam Process 41:579-90. 2002
    ..We distinguish the model from traditional hierarchical and collaborative models of working with families. And we discuss lessons we have learned, and our plans to take this work to its next developmental stage...
  31. ncbi Pathways to adolescent health: early intervention
    Robert L Johnson
    Department of Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, New Jersey Medical School, Newark, New Jersey 07101, USA
    J Adolesc Health 31:240-50. 2002
    ..The development of more effective early interventions in adolescent populations requires a thorough appreciation and application of the theoretical and developmental bases of health behaviors and behavioral change...
  32. ncbi Ethnic identity as a predictor of problem behaviors among Korean American adolescents
    Eunai K Shrake
    Adolescence 39:601-22. 2004
    ..Implications for the provision of mental health services and strengthening multicultural education are discussed...
  33. ncbi Prevention science and positive youth development: competitive or cooperative frameworks?
    Richard F Catalano
    Social Development Research Group, School of Social Work, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98115, USA
    J Adolesc Health 31:230-9. 2002
    ..To examine the convergence in the critiques and recommendations for the future of programs to promote healthy development and prevent problem behaviors among children and adolescents...
  34. ncbi Social dominance orientation and opinions about what is America's most serious social problem
    Wendy J Harrod
    Sociology Department, Iowa State University, Ames, IA 50014, USA
    Psychol Rep 97:119-27. 2005
    ..150 undergraduates enrolled in social problems classes responded to the 14-item scale and to an open-ended question, "In your opinion, what is the most ..
  35. ncbi Suicide in developing countries (2): risk factors
    Lakshmi Vijayakumar
    SNEHA and VHS, Chennai, India
    Crisis 26:112-9. 2005
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  36. ncbi Civil legal needs of individuals in drug treatment
    Ellen Weber
    University of Maryland School of Law, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 28:205-11. 2005
    ..While preliminary in nature, the pilot study suggests that a significant proportion of treatment clients have civil legal problems and that treatment programs could help clients identify legal problems and resources for assistance...
  37. ncbi Demography, psychosocial factors, and emotional problems of Korean American adolescents
    Sangmi Cho
    School of Social Work, University of Southern California, USA
    Adolescence 40:533-50. 2005
    ..The findings could be beneficial for social work practitioners and educators in determining the service needs of Korean American adoelscents and designing interventions for their problems...
  38. ncbi Societal costs of underage drinking
    Ted R Miller
    Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation, 11710 Beltsville Drive, Suite 125, Calverton, Maryland 20705 3102, USA
    J Stud Alcohol 67:519-28. 2006
    ..Previous studies did not break out costs of alcohol problems by age...
  39. pmc Violence: a challenge to the public health community
    B Walker
    Center for Epidemiological Research, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City 73190
    J Natl Med Assoc 84:490-6. 1992
    ..Since 1968, homicide has been among the leading causes of death for black teenagers. These and large volumes of other data clearly indicate that violence and abusive behavior is a compelling public health problem...
  40. ncbi Supporting parents
    Glen H Stassen
    Christ Century 122:10-1. 2005
  41. ncbi Separate and unequal
    Emily Friedman
    Boston University School of Public Health, USA
    Health Forum J 45:5-8. 2002
  42. ncbi The "disparate impact" argument reconsidered: making room for justice in the assisted suicide debate
    Carl H Coleman
    Health Law and Policy Program, Seton Hall School of Law, Newark, New Jersey, USA
    J Law Med Ethics 30:17-23. 2002
  43. ncbi Common/Unity: an innovative program to address 3 root causes of many of the social ills seen in adolescents
    Burris Duncan
    Professor of Pediatrics and Public Health, University of Arizona Health Sciences Center, Tucson, AZ 85724 5073, USA
    Clin Pediatr (Phila) 47:280-8. 2008
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  44. pmc Prevalence and correlates of dating violence in a national sample of adolescents
    Kate B Wolitzky-Taylor
    National Crime Victims Research and Treatment Center, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Medical University of South Carolina, P O Box 250852, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 47:755-62. 2008
    ..This study sought to examine the lifetime prevalence of serious forms of dating violence in 12- to 17- year-olds, risk and protective factors associated with dating violence, and the relation between dating violence and mental health...
  45. ncbi Violence in youth
    Yoshiro Ono
    Miyagi Comprehensive Children s Centre, Sendai, Japan
    Int Rev Psychiatry 20:305-16. 2008
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  46. ncbi Comparison of problematic behaviours of 10th and 11th year Southern English adolescents. Part 2: Current drink, drug and sexual activity of children with smoking parents
    Malcolm Cox
    School of Medicine, University of Southampton, Institute of Health and Community Studies, Bournemouth University, Bournemouth BH, United Kingdom
    Int J Adolesc Med Health 19:141-53. 2007
    ..SF do not "cause" the behaviour rather it reflects something of the nature of the adolescent's relationship to parents, school and society...
  47. ncbi Interactive voice response versus computer-assisted telephone interviewing (CATI) surveys and sensitive questions: the 2005 National Alcohol Survey
    Lorraine T Midanik
    Alcohol Research Group, Public Health Institute, Emeryville, California, USA
    J Stud Alcohol Drugs 69:580-8. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to compare the prevalence rates obtained by IVR with computer-assisted telephone interviewing (CATI) for alcohol-related problems, physical and sexual abuse, and sexual orientation...
  48. ncbi Lessons from history: why race and ethnicity have played a major role in biomedical research
    Troy Duster
    Institute for the History of the Production of Knowledge, New York University, USA
    J Law Med Ethics 34:487-96, 479. 2006
    ..While every period understandably claims to transcend those categories, medicine, law, and science are profoundly and demonstrably influenced by the embedded folk notions of race and ethnicity...
  49. ncbi Is gender still a non-field?
    Elizabeth Ettorre
    Soz Praventivmed 47:4-5. 2002
  50. ncbi A multilevel analysis of neighborhood context and youth alcohol and drug problems
    Susan C Duncan
    Oregon Research Institute, Eugene 97403, USA
    Prev Sci 3:125-33. 2002
    ..The study showed significant variation across neighborhoods and demonstrates the utility of combining different sources of neighborhood data to examine relations of interest...
  51. ncbi From research to policy and back
    Aletha C Huston
    Department of Human Ecology, University of Texas at Austin, 1 University Station A2700, Austin, TX 78712 0141, USA
    Child Dev 79:1-12. 2008
    ..basic and applied research are influenced by perceived social utility and the potential for solving current social problems. With the advent of evidence-based policy requirements, social policymakers increasingly use scientific ..
  52. ncbi Adolescent medicine: an introduction
    Stephen J Rockower
    Md Med 3:7-8. 2002
  53. ncbi Comparison of problematic behaviours of 10th and 11th year Southern English adolescents in 1985 and 2005. Part 1: Trends in gender behaviour
    Colin Pritchard
    School of Medicine, University of Southampton, Institute of Health and Community Studies, Bournemouth University, Kinson, Bournemouth BH, United Kingdom
    Int J Adolesc Med Health 19:127-40. 2007
    ..To compare the problematic behaviours of 1985 adolescent 10th and 11th year students with that of 2005 pupils, and to examine current drink, drug and sexual activity...
  54. ncbi Youth development programs: risk, prevention and policy
    Jodie L Roth
    National Center for Children and Families, Teachers College, Columbia University, New York, New York 10027, USA
    J Adolesc Health 32:170-82. 2003
  55. ncbi Smoking in movies: a major problem and a real solution
    Stanton A Glantz
    Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Lancet 362:258-9. 2003
  56. ncbi Policy feedback and public opinion: the role of employer responsibility in social policy
    Michael K Gusmano
    International Longevity Center, USA
    J Health Polit Policy Law 27:731-72. 2002
    ..Furthermore, these differences correspond to what one would expect based on our model of policy feedback and cannot be explained by other plausible sources of policy legitimacy...
  57. ncbi What we have learned from the Harvard School Of Public Health College Alcohol Study: focusing attention on college student alcohol consumption and the environmental conditions that promote it
    Henry Wechsler
    Department of Society, Human Development and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Avenue, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Stud Alcohol Drugs 69:481-90. 2008
    ..In particular, the roles of campus culture, alcohol control policies, enforcement of policies, access, availability, pricing, marketing, and special promotions of alcohol are highlighted...
  58. ncbi Effects of state coalitions to reduce underage drinking: a national evaluation
    Alexander C Wagenaar
    University of Florida Department of Epidemiology and Health Policy Research, College of Medicine, Gainesville, Florida 32610 0177, USA
    Am J Prev Med 31:307-15. 2006
    ..An independent national outcome evaluation of this $21-million effort was conducted...
  59. ncbi Alcohol-related aggression and drinking at off-campus parties and bars: a national study of current drinkers in college
    Thomas C Harford
    Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences, School of Public Health, Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Stud Alcohol 64:704-11. 2003
    ..This study examines relationships between alcohol-related aggression and drinking at off-campus parties and bars. Other background variables include gender, year in school, residence and heavy drinking in college...
  60. ncbi Secondhand effects of student alcohol use reported by neighbors of colleges: the role of alcohol outlets
    Henry Wechsler
    Harvard School of Public Health, Department of Health and Social Behavior, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Soc Sci Med 55:425-35. 2002
    ..The results suggest that neighborhood disruptions around colleges due to heavy alcohol use may be reduced by limiting the presence of alcohol outlets in those areas, and the marketing practices that this engenders...
  61. ncbi Effects of communities, neighborhoods and stores on retail pricing and promotion of beer
    Eileen M Harwood
    Alcohol Epidemiology Program, University of Minnesota, 1300 South 2nd Street, Suite 300, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55454, USA
    J Stud Alcohol 64:720-6. 2003
    ..This study examines how communities, neighborhoods and stores influence retail pricing and promotion of beer...
  62. ncbi State laws mandating or promoting training programs for alcohol servers and establishment managers: an assessment of statutory and administrative procedures
    James F Mosher
    J Public Health Policy 23:90-113. 2002
    ..Comprehensiveness of RBS laws varied by state; however, RBS legislation was weak across all states overall. While some states were strong in one or two of the RBS components, almost all states were weak in at least one component...
  63. ncbi Buzzwords in campaign 2000 as possible rank index of contemporary social issues: an informal look
    J Trinkaus
    Zichlin School of Business, Baruch College (CUNY, USA
    Psychol Rep 88:365-6. 2001
    ..Frequencies from a 3-mo. sample of words heard in TV speeches are applied as a ranking index to identify current public policy issues...
  64. ncbi [Explosive distinctions]
    Charlotte Haug
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 125:3079. 2005
  65. ncbi Altruism's limits: law, capacity, and organ commodification
    Michele Goodwin
    DePaul University College of Law, USA
    Rutgers Law Rev 56:305-407. 2004
  66. ncbi Race consciousness and the health of African Americans
    Rosalyn J Watts
    University of Pennsylvania, School of Nursing, USA
    Online J Issues Nurs 8:4. 2003
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  67. ncbi The slavery hypertension hypothesis: dissemination and appeal of a modern race theory
    Jay S Kaufman
    Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina School of Public Health, Chapel Hill 27599, USA
    Epidemiology 14:111-8. 2003
  68. ncbi At risk for HIV infection: incarcerated women in a county jail in Philadelphia
    L Bond
    Philadelphia Health Management Corporation, PA 19102 5085, USA
    Women Health 24:27-45. 1996
    ..The results provide strong evidence for the need for interventions that address not only the HIV-related risk behaviors of incarcerated women, but also the underlying social problems that contribute to their risk of HIV infection.
  69. ncbi To 'raise dream and ambition'--the rhetorical analysis of a teenage pregnancy strategy
    Debbie Fallon
    University of Salford, School of Nursing, Manchester, UK
    Nurs Inq 13:186-93. 2006
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  70. ncbi Youth in sub-Saharan Africa
    Robert W Blum
    Department of Population, Family and Reproductive Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    J Adolesc Health 41:230-8. 2007
    ..Although acquired immunodeficiency syndrome is the predominant cause of death among youth, maternal mortality remains a major risk of death for youth--in some countries 600 times greater than that of peers in the industrialized world...
  71. ncbi Evidence-based practice: a reliable source to access interventions for youth risk behaviors
    Keville Frederickson
    Lehman College, CUNY, USA
    Res Theory Nurs Pract 21:149-52. 2007
  72. ncbi The relation between social problems and substance use in adolescent boys: an investigation of potential moderators
    Gavin D Shoal
    University of Kentucky, Lexington, 40506, USA
    Exp Clin Psychopharmacol 13:357-66. 2005
    This study investigated the relation between social problems and adolescent male substance use in the context of other potential moderating variables...
  73. ncbi Behaviour evaluation for risk-taking adolescents (BERTA): an easy to use and assess instrument to detect adolescent risky behaviours in a clinical setting
    Joan Carles Suris
    Groupe de recherche sur la santé des adolescents, IUMSP, Bugnon 21, 1005, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Eur J Pediatr 164:371-6. 2005
    ..With very few exceptions, the Behaviour Evaluation for Risk-Taking Adolescents showed significant odds ratios for each individual variable...
  74. ncbi [Suicidal adolescents--what should clinicians look for?]
    Sara Rise Langlo
    Det medisinske fakultet, Universitetet i Oslo
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 123:2246-9. 2003
    ..Over the past decades, suicidal behaviour has increased among adolescents. We wanted to explore what characterises adolescents who come in to see a general practitioner prior to a suicide attempt...
  75. ncbi Genetic and environmental vulnerabilities underlying adolescent substance use and problem use: general or specific?
    Susan E Young
    Institute for Behavioral Genetics, University of Colorado, 447 UCB, Boulder, CO 80303, USA
    Behav Genet 36:603-15. 2006
    ..Our results suggest that tobacco, alcohol, and marijuana problem use are mediated by common genetic influences, but shared environmental influences may be more substance-specific for problem use...
  76. ncbi Commentary: How can we facilitate change?
    Emanuel Berman
    University of Haifa and Israel Psychoanalytic Institute
    Isr J Psychiatry Relat Sci 44:9-12; discussion 17-9. 2007
  77. ncbi The tendency of psychologists to avoid dealing with political and social issues
    Zvi Zemishlany
    Geha Mental Health Center, Petah Tikva, Israel
    Isr J Psychiatry Relat Sci 44:8-9; discussion 17-9. 2007
  78. ncbi Residence arrangements and well-being: a study of Norwegian adolescents
    Folkvard Naevdal
    Bergen College, N 5020 Bergen, Norway
    Scand J Psychol 45:363-71. 2004
    ..However, residence arrangement accounted for only a limited proportion of the variance in the adolescents' psychosocial problems, indicating large within-group variance and overlap between the different custody groups...
  79. ncbi An overview of reported youth violence in Puerto Rico
    Carmen Noemi Velez
    Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, Graduate School of Public Health, Center for Hispanic Youth Violence Prevention, Filius Institute, University of Puerto Rico, San Juan, Puerto Rico
    P R Health Sci J 22:61-7. 2003
    ..The purpose of this paper is to describe the prevalence of school and youth violence in Puerto Rico based on several representative samples surveyed in the Island during the 1990's...
  80. ncbi Who pays for the drinking? Characteristics of the extent and distribution of social harms from others' drinking
    Ingeborg Rossow
    Norwegian Institute for Alcohol and Drug Research, Oslo, Norway
    Addiction 99:1094-102. 2004
    ..To explore the extent and distribution of experienced negative consequences from other people's drinking and to explore what characterizes the victims of these harms...
  81. ncbi Addiction, risk, and resources
    Allaman Allamani
    Centro Alcologico, Azienda Sanitaria di Firenze, Villa Basilewsky, Firenze, Italy
    Subst Use Misuse 42:421-39. 2007
    ..behaviors" and behaviors that are not "addicted" but may induce and/or be related to both physical and psycho-social problems on a micro- to macrolevel...
  82. pmc Increased cerebral blood flow velocity in children with mild sleep-disordered breathing: a possible association with abnormal neuropsychological function
    Catherine M Hill
    Division of Clinical Neurosciences, University of Southampton, United Kingdom
    Pediatrics 118:e1100-8. 2006
    ..A recent report identified reduced attention and higher levels of social problems and anxiety/depressive symptoms in snoring children compared with controls...
  83. ncbi Disabled children and their families in Ukraine: health and mental health issues for families caring for their disabled child at home
    Gillian Bridge
    Department of Social Policy, LSE, Houghton Street, London, WC2A 2AE, UK
    Soc Work Health Care 39:89-105. 2004
    ..Western solutions have been sought for many social problems existing, but 'hidden,' under the old regime...
  84. ncbi [Conception and evaluation of a group therapy intervention for patients with chronic pain disorders and applications for early retirement pensions]
    H Schultze
    Psychosomatische Fachklinik Bad Dürkheim, Bad Dürkheim
    Rehabilitation (Stuttg) 47:211-8. 2008
    ..However, a lack of specific therapeutic offers for patients with predominant psycho-social problems has also to be considered...
  85. ncbi Caring as a slave morality: Nietzschean themes in nursing ethics
    John Paley
    Department of Nursing and Midwifery, University of Stirling, UK
    J Adv Nurs 40:25-35; discussion 42-4. 2002
    ..Thirdly, there is a worry that caring is not politically realistic, and that its advocates underestimate the powerful organizational and social structures which conspire to subvert nursing...
  86. ncbi Improving adaptation to simulated night shift: timed exposure to bright light versus daytime melatonin administration
    D Dawson
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Queen Elizabeth Hospital University of Adelaide, South Australia
    Sleep 18:11-21. 1995
    Chronic circadian disturbance is thought to cause many of the health and social problems reported by shift workers...
  87. ncbi Formation and emission of chloroanisoles as indoor pollutants
    Jan Gunschera
    Fraunhofer Institut für Holzforschung, Wilhelm Klauditz Institut, Bienroder Weg 54E, D 38 108 Braunschweig, Germany
    Environ Sci Pollut Res Int 11:147-51. 2004
    ..The persons themselves do not recognize the smell after a while because of adaptation. Serious social problems are the result...
  88. ncbi [Abuse of alcohol and benzodiazepine during substitution therapy in heroin addicts: a review of the literature]
    X Laqueille
    Service d Addictologie, Centre Hospitalier Sainte Anne, Universite Rene Descartes Paris V, 1, rue Cabanis, 75674 Paris cedex 14 France
    Encephale 35:220-5. 2009
    ..The most sought after molecules are the most sedative, those with pronounced plasmatic peaks, and the most accessible...
  89. ncbi WITHDRAWN: Dopamine agonists for cocaine dependence
    Bernardo Soares
    Brazilian Cochrane Centre, , Rua Pedro de Toledo 598, , SP, Brazil, 04039 001
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 2:CD003352. 2010
    ..documented range of consequences associated to chronic use of cocaine, such as medical, psychological and social problems.. Therapeutic management of the cocaine addicts includes an initial period of abstinence from the drug...
  90. ncbi Pedal symphalangism in modern American and Japanese skeletons
    D T Case
    Department of Sociology and Anthropology, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC, USA
    Homo 55:251-62. 2005
    ....
  91. ncbi Outcome predictors in substance use disorders
    Domenic A Ciraulo
    Division of Psychiatry, Boston University School of Medicine, Doctor s Office Building, 720 Harrison Avenue, Suite 914, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Psychiatr Clin North Am 26:381-409. 2003
    ..well known that severity of dependence (including polysubstance abuse), serious psychiatric comorbidity, and social problems are associated with poor treatment response, only recently has research examined the efficacy of intervention ..
  92. ncbi General characteristics of adolescent sexual behaviour: national survey
    Miodrag Stanković
    Clinic for Mental Health Protection, Clinical Centre of Nis, Nis, Serbia
    Srp Arh Celok Lek 137:409-15. 2009
    ..Investigation of adolescent sexual behaviour carried out on a large sample is primarily motivated by health and social problems which can occur when young people practice sex without protection and necessary information...
  93. ncbi Organizational change--key to capacity building and effective health promotion
    Sue Heward
    Vision 2020 Australia, Australia
    Health Promot Int 22:170-8. 2007
    ..albeit diverse) theoretical base, proven technologies (based on program planning) for addressing complex social problems, processes to guide practice and a body of evidence of efficacy and increasingly, effectiveness...
  94. ncbi Mobbing in the workplace by peers and managers: mobbing experienced by nurses working in healthcare facilities in Turkey and its effect on nurses
    Aytolan Yildirim
    Nursing Administration Department, Florence Nightingale School of Nursing, Istanbul University, Sisli Istanbul, Turkey
    J Clin Nurs 16:1444-53. 2007
    ....
  95. ncbi The impact of co-morbidity on GPs' pharmacological treatment decisions for patients with an anxiety disorder
    Mirrian Smolders
    Centre for Quality of Care Research WOK, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Fam Pract 24:538-46. 2007
    ..Co-morbidity may influence GPs' treatment decisions for patients with anxiety. However, knowledge about differences in the pharmacological treatment of anxiety disorders in patients with and without co-morbidity is lacking...
  96. ncbi The school, a viable educational site for interdisciplinary health promotion
    Firdouza Waggie
    Faculty of Community and Health Sciences, University of the Western Cape, Bellville, Republic of South Africa
    Educ Health (Abingdon) 17:303-12. 2004
    ..Schools in Delft, a poor socio-economic area with high unemployment, crime and a range of social problems, are used as the teaching site.
  97. ncbi Naltrexone attenuates the subjective effects of amphetamine in patients with amphetamine dependence
    Nitya Jayaram-Lindström
    Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Section for Alcohol and Drug Dependence Research, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Neuropsychopharmacology 33:1856-63. 2008
    Amphetamine abuse and dependence is a global health concern with a collateral increase in medical and social problems. Although some of the neurobiological mechanisms underlying amphetamine dependence and its devastating effects in ..
  98. ncbi Rib fractures in chronic alcoholic men: Relationship with feeding habits, social problems, malnutrition, bone alterations, and liver dysfunction
    Emilio Gonzalez-Reimers
    Servicios de Medicina Interna, Hospital Universitario, Universidad de La Laguna, Ofra s n, Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain
    Alcohol 37:113-7. 2005
    ..We conclude that rib fractures in alcoholics are related to the peculiar lifestyle of these patients rather than to bone alterations, liver dysfunction, or nutritional status...
  99. ncbi Youth risk behavior surveillance--United States, 2007
    Danice K Eaton
    Division of Adolescent and School Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    MMWR Surveill Summ 57:1-131. 2008
    ....
  100. pmc Substance abuse in pregnant women. Experiences from a special child welfare clinic in Norway
    Bjørg Hjerkinn
    Addiction Unit Research Unit, Sørlandet Hospital, Kristiansand, Norway
    BMC Public Health 7:322. 2007
    ..The object of this paper is to describe concurrent health and social problems, as well as the predictors for stopping drug abuse, in the clinic's user group.
  101. ncbi Indentured migration and differential gender gene flow: the origin and evolution of the East-Indian community of Limón, Costa Rica
    Loredana Castri
    Dipartimento di Biologia Evoluzionistica Sperimentale, Area di Antropologia, Universita di Bologna, Via Selmi 3, 40126 Bologna, Italy
    Am J Phys Anthropol 134:175-89. 2007
    ....

Research Grants64

  1. POPULATION BASED SURVEY OF TORTURE AND VIOLENCE
    James Jaranson; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..determine if victims of torture are more likely to have certain deficiencies of psychological, neurologic, or social problems. Phase IV will include a more detailed psychiatric or psychologist to identify specific mental health ..
  2. Enforcing Underage Drinking Laws (EUDL)
    Christopher Spera; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..drinking can result in a range of adverse short- and long-term consequences, including academic and/or social problems;physical problems such as hangovers or illnesses;unwanted, unintended, and unprotected sexual activity;..
  3. Coregulatory Processes and Postpartum Depression in Mexican-Americans
    Linda J Luecken; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..disadvantage, including lower birth weight, poorer cognitive development, higher rates of behavioral and social problems, and more frequent emotional problems...
  4. From Child Maltreatment to Adolescent Substance Abuse: Risks, Protective Factors
    Penelope K Trickett; Fiscal Year: 2010
    Child abuse and neglect are huge social problems affecting millions of infants, children, and adolescents in America...
  5. Sleep and biological rhythms after fetal exposure to antidepressants
    Amy L Salisbury; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..associated with newborn medical and neurobehavioral deficits and long-term emotional, behavioral, and social problems in the child. Treatment of prenatal MDD is critical...
  6. Biobehavioral Characterization of Infant Rhesus Monkeys
    John P Capitanio; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..with poor outcomes as aids to colony management personnel to prevent health, behavioral, reproductive, and social problems;to continue to develop standardized tests that are shorter, simpler, and easier to administer than our ..
  7. ROLE OF HSP 110 IN TAUOPATHY
    Nahid F Mivechi; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..under 35 and a common occurrence in combat situations, leads to significant deficiency in cognitive and social problems and significant amyloid beta (A[unreadable]) generation...
  8. Secondary Effects of Parent Treatment for Drug Abuse on Children
    Michelle L Kelley; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Children who live with a substance-abusing father often manifest significant emotional, behavioral, and social problems. Although directly treating these children may be ideal, many parents are very reluctant to allow the child ..
  9. Community-based Methamphetamine Use & HIV Risk in China
    Brian C Kelly; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..criminal involvement, and to examine changes in drug use practices, health status, treatment utilization, and social problems over a three-month period...
  10. Baseline Microdata for Analysis of U.S. Demographic Change
    EVAN W ROBERTS; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..This basic infrastructure will stimulate health-related research on population growth and movement, fertility, mortality, and nuptiality, as well as the economic and social correlates of demographic behavior. 1 ..
  11. Regulation of Adult Neurogenesis by Methamphetamine
    Chitra D Mandyam; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..of the psychostimulant methamphetamine has reached epidemic proportions and poses significant medical and social problems in the United States...
  12. Epigenetic Control of Adipogenesis
    SAID SIF; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The costs of health care due to the physical and psycho-social problems caused by obesity and related complications, coupled with the associated loss of productivity, is staggering...
  13. Gene Expression Profiling in a Mouse Model of Ethanol Dependence and Drinking
    HOWARD C C BECKER; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Alcohol (ethanol) abuse and dependence are substantial medical and social problems in the U.S. and constitute a significant public health concern...
  14. Mouse Target Assessment Core
    Amanda J Roberts; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..alcohol abuse becomes chronic;with strong craving, continued use despite physical, psychological and social problems, and loss of control over intake. Excessive drinking is a hallmark of both abuse and dependence...
  15. Social perception and social communication in adults with traumatic brain injury
    Lyn S Turkstra; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Thus, social problems are a common, chronic, and costly problem for individuals with TBI and their caregivers...
  16. Social Processing in Aging Cocaine Smokers
    GILLINDER I BEDI; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Although chronic drug users have documented social problems, little is known about their social processing capacities...
  17. NEUROBEHAVIORAL OUTCOME OF HEAD INJURY IN CHILDREN
    Harvey Levin; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Head injuries can cause teenagers to have problems with their friends. This study tries to figure out why head injuries cause these social problems and may help find ways to treat young people with a head injury.
  18. Computerized Social-Emotional Assessment Battery for School Readiness
    Susanne A Denham; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..emotions of self and others, regulate emotion, attention, and behavior, make good decisions regarding social problems, and engage in a range of prosocial behaviors, all work together promote successful school experience...
  19. Alcohol and Contraception Risk Reduction Internet Intervention to Prevent FASD
    Karen S Ingersoll; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Fetal alcohol exposure can result in a range of outcomes from mild learning and social problems to tragic permanent damage to the child's face, brain, organs, and health...
  20. Obesity and Psychosocial Adjustment During Adolescence
    Bin Xie; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..e. withdrawn, somatic complaints, anxious/depressed, social problems, thought problems, attention problems, delinquent behavior, and aggressive behavior) during the period from ..
  21. The Mental Health and Well-Being of Adolescent Children of Cambodian Refugees
    Grant Marshall; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Specifically, they may be at risk for several health and social problems, including psychological disorders, substance use, risky health behaviors, and academic disengagement...
  22. Culture, Social Support &Quality of Life: Asian American Breast Cancer Survivors
    MARJORIE LOUISE KAGAWA-SINGER; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..AABC survivors have been reported to suffer significant emotional and social problems, but European American (EA) based mainstream designed services do not seem to adequately meet their needs...
  23. Pre- and Postnatal PBDE Exposure, Thyroid Hormones, and Neurodevelopment
    JULIE BETH HERBSTMAN; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..memory);2) evaluate whether PBDE exposure affects child behavior (including hyperactivity, attention and social problems);and 3) assess whether PBDE exposure affects thyroid function and if thyroid hormone disruption mediates ..
  24. LOW LEVEL HYPERBARIC ETHANOL ANTAGONISM
    RONALD ALKANA; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..which is to identify specific targets at which therapeutically relevant agents can be directed to reduce the social problems, loss of lives and tremendous economic costs resulting from the misuse and abuse of alcohol.
  25. Promotive Processes as Sources of Substance-Related Health &Social Disparities
    CORRIE LYNN HURTT; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..for measurement employed with diverse samples, the way substance-related interventions are crafted and delivered, as well allow policymakers to make the intervention choices required to reduce drug-related health and social problems.
  26. Evaluation of Neuropeptide Y as a Target for Cocaine-Dependence Treatment
    ALEXIS CASSANDRA THOMPSON; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..at large because the cocaine-driven behavior of the user causes a wide range of economic, biomedical and social problems, including crime, spread of infectious disease, and neonatal drug exposure...
  27. Controlling for Endogeneity Biases in Estimating AA Effects on Drinking Outcomes
    Stephen Magura; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..study could increase the utilization of 12 step facilitation therapies and 12 step mutual aid programs such as Alcoholics Anonymous to reduce public health and social problems attributable to excessive and hazardous alcohol consumption.
  28. Case Management Alternatives for African American Women at High Risk for HIV
    Hilary L Surratt; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..In spite of the myriad of health and social problems among these women, numerous barriers prevent them from seeking and accessing needed services...
  29. Revolutionary Technology for Efficient Derivation of Human iPSCs with Messenger R
    JIWU WANG; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Addiction to drugs destroys lives of substance abusers and their families, creating enormous social problems and exerting cost on the nation's health care system...
  30. Neural Markers of the Transition from ADHD risk before age 7 to stable diagnosis
    MARGARET ANN SHERIDAN; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..in adulthood they will, based on their childhood diagnosis, have increased risk for academic failure, social problems, substance use disorder, car accidents, and incarceration...
  31. Developing a Peer Mentoring Program to Improve Self-Management in Youth with IBD
    Laura M Mackner; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..In fact, social difficulty may be even more common than other problems in pediatric IBD. Childhood social problems are predictive of occupational, social and emotional problems in adulthood, and in IBD, $5...
  32. Bayesian Variable Selection in Generalized Linear Models with Missing Varibles
    Xiaowei Yang; Fiscal Year: 2013
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): In conducting medical research, especially with behavioral and social problems, a challenge for statistical data analysis comes from the problems introduced by missing values...
  33. Youth Drinking: Effects of Alcohol Control Policies and Adult Drinking Patterns
    TIMOTHY SIMONDS NAIMI; Fiscal Year: 2012
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Youth drinking is dangerous and leads to variety of health and social problems, including alcohol-related problems during adulthood...
  34. Neural substrates of impulsive behavior in methamphetamine dependence
    ANGELICA MARIE MORALES; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..by applicant): The use of methamphetamine (MA) despite negative consequences such as health, legal and social problems reflects maladaptive behaviors, such as acting without forethought and failure to delay gratification or to ..
  35. Comparing the Effectiveness of City Policy and Structure in Health Disparities
    Katherine P Theall; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..enacted to address the proliferation of problem alcohol outlets believed to be the source of a variety of social problems including assaultive violence as well as adverse health effects...
  36. Zuni MI/CRA Project
    Kamilla L Venner; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..S. population, with correspondingly high rates of mortality, health and social problems. Yet there have been very few clinical studies, and no randomized trials, to discover and document effective ..
  37. PHENOLS/CATECHOLS IN OCCUPATIONAL/CONTACT VITILIGO SKIN
    Raymond Boissy; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..pigmentation can result in cancer, aging, and compromised immunity of the skin as well as psychological and social problems of self- esteem and personal interactions...
  38. Evaluating Community Driven Strategies to Prevent Underage Drinking Parties
    Mark Wolfson; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..deaths from motor vehicle accidents and other causes every year, as well as a variety of health and psycho-social problems. Underage drinking parties are events that often entail high levels of drinking and alcohol-related ..
  39. Behavioral Genetics of Impulsivity
    Lynn Fairbanks; Fiscal Year: 2005
    Impulsivity is a common feature of numerous psychological, psychiatric and social problems, including conduct disorder, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, substance abuse, antisocial personality disorder, criminality and violence...
  40. Alcohol drinking in affiliative rodents
    Andrey Ryabinin; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Could the co-occurrence of alcohol and social problems be not a coincidence, but have an underlying biological mechanism? This application proposes to use a novel ..
  41. Mental Health Outcomes in Abused Women (Polaris DV-MH)
    LINDA TOCHE MANLEY; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Project Summary/Abstract: The proposed system, Polaris-DV-MH aims to address 1 of the most destructive social problems for women and families: domestic violence and the co-morbidity of mental health problems...
  42. PARENTAL LEAVE POLICIES AND MATERNAL AND INFANT HEALTH
    Patricia McGovern; Fiscal Year: 1991
    ..will enable us to test hypotheses comparing at-risk women and infants to those not at-risk for health or social problems. Potential subjects will receive an introductory letter about the study followed by a telephone call to ..
  43. OUTCOMES OF NURSING MANAGEMENT PRACTICE IN NURSING HOMES
    CATHLEEN S COLON EMERIC; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..integrates behavioral/complexity science with principles of health services research, and has the potential to improve care in NHs for many complex medical and psycho-social problems among frail older adults.
  44. TYPHOID MARY Documentary Film one-hour
    NANCY PORTER; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..on societal values and customs; and the influence of popular media on society's responses to medical and social problems. Goods of the Project; To examine the scientific, social, cultural, and political forces that shaped public ..
  45. Substance Use in Adolescents from High-risk Neighborhoods: Risk and Protection
    JASMINA BURDZOVIC ANDREAS; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..contagion, neighborhood dysfunction acts as an independent developmental risk, to directly promote anti-social problems among adolescents exposed to it...
  46. Development of research capacity for AIDS and TB in Samara Oblast, Russia
    Yanina Balabanova; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..develop stronger interactions between social and health-based care groups to address the underlying social problems (eg IVDU, alcoholism); (6) plan the development of an HIV and Opportunistic Infections Research Laboratory in ..
  47. DIFFICULT ETHICAL CHALLENGES IN EPIDEMIOLOGY
    Kenneth Goodman; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..to homeless and poverty, health scientists often see or are convinced of the need to apply their research to social problems. However, scientists as advocates risk a conflict of interest as well as damage to their credibility...
  48. DIFFICULT ETHICAL CHALLENGES IN EPIDEMIOLOGY
    Kenneth Goodman; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..to homeless and poverty, health scientists often see or are convinced of the need to apply their research to social problems. However, scientists as advocates risk a conflict of interest as well as damage to their credibility...
  49. VALIDATING THE SAFETY OF NURSE-HEALTH ADVOCATE SERVICES
    KARLA NACION; Fiscal Year: 1992
    ..The home visits will include screening for health, environmental and social problems, as well as provide health promotion and make referrals as needed...
  50. Extending Social Skills Training for Children Through Interactive Technology
    MELISSA DEROSIER; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Via the ISTS, children will actively solve plot-based social problems by interacting with pedagogical agents, purposefully using SSGRIN skills and concepts to navigate the story ..
  51. FAMILY PATTERNS OF MIGRANTS TO THE NORTH
    STEWART TOLNAY; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..Many of the contemporary social problems of urban populations have been blamed on the "disintegrating" family...
  52. Staging High Potency Alcoholic Beverage Consumption
    Chudley Werch; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..diverse samples of adolescents; and 2) test innovative prevention messages aimed at reducing health and social problems related to HPAB use...
  53. MONITORING THE CHANGING METHAMPHETAMINE MARKET IN THE AUSTIN AREA
    Jane C Maxwell; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..of drug use (such as overdoses, driving after drug use), seeking help for drug problems, relationship and social problems, financial problems, legal and police problems, work or study problems, injecting risk behaviors, sexual risk ..
  54. College Attendance and Heavy Drinking in Young Adulthood
    Mallie Paschall; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..studies suggest that college attendance increases the likelihood of heavy drinking and related health and social problems in young adulthood...
  55. OBJECTIVE ASSESSMENT IN MENTAL INSTITUTIONS
    GORDON PAUL; Fiscal Year: 1980
    ..in public mental hospitals, mental health centers, and community facilities is one of our most serious social problems. Over 11 years of research and development have resulted in new assessment procedures for continuous ..
  56. African American Genealogy, Old Records/New Genetics
    Steven Miles; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..The publication of papers and dissemination of material over the Internet will foster further public discussion of conference topics. ..
  57. TRAINING IN SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY
    Lee Ross; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..and shared commitment of our faculty naturally lead our students to emphasize work that speaks to important social problems and their amelioration...
  58. Multimedia Strategies to Enhance Child Treatment Effects
    MELISSA DEROSIER; Fiscal Year: 2006
    Decades of research in developmental psychopathology support the significant and unique contribution of social problems in the emergence of a myriad of later negative outcomes, including heightened risk for psychiatric disorders and use ..
  59. MAKING CHOICES : A SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM
    Mark Fraser; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Early start" youth use overt force to solve social problems, come from families where parent-child exchanges are coercive, demonstrate poor school adjustment, and, by ..
  60. Exploration of Social Information Processing in Pediatric Brain Tumor Survivors
    CHRISTINA RUTHERFORD; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..We intend to examine how children's abilities and to think through social problems are associated with their daily social functioning...
  61. DRUG MODULATION OF COCAINE-INDUCED CHANGES IN BSR
    Robert Frank; Fiscal Year: 1990
    ..sharply over the past 10 years, and with this increase has come a commensurate increase in the health and social problems associated with chronic cocaine use...
  62. PEER REJECTION OF GIRLS--SOCIAL EXPERIENCES AND CAUSES
    MARTHA PUTALLAZ; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..the same sex peer groups in which boys and girls interact, it is highly probable that this knowledge reflects social problems and processes that are specific to boys...
  63. WELLNESS CIRCLES--AN AMERICAN INDIAN APPROACH
    Felicia Hodge; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Identified health problems include a pattern of social problems, poverty, and chronic diseases that is unparalleled among ethnic and racial minorities in the U.S...
  64. Simulating Residential Segregation Dynamics: Phase I
    RICHARD SENFT; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..Ethnic segregation is widely studied in college courses focusing on minority groups, poverty, social problems, and urban areas...