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Adaptive intervention design in mobile health: Intervention design and development in the Cell Phone Intervention for You trial.
(Clin Trials, 2015-12)
BACKGROUND/AIMS: The obesity epidemic has spread to young adults, and obesity is a significant risk factor for cardiovascular disease. The prominence and increasing functionality of mobile phones may provide an opportunity ...
Improvement in visual search with practice: mapping learning-related changes in neurocognitive stages of processing.
(J Neurosci, 2015-04-01)
Practice can improve performance on visual search tasks; the neural mechanisms underlying such improvements, however, are not clear. Response time typically shortens with practice, but which components of the stimulus-response ...
Mental Health and Substance Use Among Patients in a North Carolina HIV Clinic.
(N C Med J, 2015-07)
BACKGROUND: The HIV/AIDS epidemic is a significant public health concern in North Carolina, and previous research has pointed to elevated mental health distress and substance use among HIV-infected populations, which may ...
Perceived cannabis use norms and cannabis use among adolescents in the United States.
(J Psychiatr Res, 2015-05)
Due to changes in cannabis policies, concerns about cannabis use (CU) in adolescents have increased. The population of nonwhite groups is growing quickly in the United States. We examined perceived CU norms and their association ...
Cardiorespiratory fitness and cognitive function in midlife: neuroprotection or neuroselection?
(Ann Neurol, 2015-04)
OBJECTIVE: A study was undertaken to determine whether better cognitive functioning at midlife among more physically fit individuals reflects neuroprotection, by which fitness protects against age-related cognitive decline, ...
A neural biomarker of psychological vulnerability to future life stress.
We all experience a host of common life stressors such as the death of a family member, medical illness, and financial uncertainty. While most of us are resilient to such stressors, continuing to function normally, for a ...