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Evaluating brief screeners to discriminate between drug use disorders in a sample of treatment-seeking adults.
(General hospital psychiatry, 2013-01)
OBJECTIVE:The objective was to identify a potential core set of brief screeners for the detection of individuals with a substance use disorder (SUD) in medical settings. METHOD:Data were from two multisite studies that evaluated ...
Food, class, and health: the role of the perceived body in the social reproduction of health.
(Health communication, 2013-05)
The association between social class and cardiovascular health is complex, involving a constant interplay of factors as individuals integrate external information from the media, health care providers, and people they know ...
Chikungunya as a cause of acute febrile illness in southern Sri Lanka.
(PLoS One, 2013)
BACKGROUND: Chikungunya virus (CHIKV) re-emerged in Sri Lanka in late 2006 after a 40-year hiatus. We sought to identify and characterize acute chikungunya infection (CHIK) in patients presenting with acute undifferentiated ...
Neurological injury after transcatheter aortic valve implantation: are the trees falling silently or is our hearing impaired?
(Circ Cardiovasc Interv, 2013-12)
Tenascin-C is an innate broad-spectrum, HIV-1-neutralizing protein in breast milk.
(Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 2013-11)
Achieving an AIDS-free generation will require elimination of postnatal transmission of HIV-1 while maintaining the nutritional and immunologic benefits of breastfeeding for infants in developing regions. Maternal/infant ...
Comorbid substance use disorders with other Axis I and II mental disorders among treatment-seeking Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians/Pacific Islanders, and mixed-race people.
(Journal of psychiatric research, 2013-12)
Little is known about behavioral healthcare needs of Asian Americans (AAs), Native Hawaiians/Pacific Islanders (NHs/PIs), and mixed-race people (MRs)-the fastest growing segments of the U.S. population. We examined substance ...
Morbidity risks among older adults with pre-existing age-related diseases.
(Exp Gerontol, 2013-12)
Multi-morbidity is common among older adults; however, for many aging-related diseases there is no information for U.S. elderly population on how earlier-manifested disease affects the risk of another disease manifested ...
The relationship of mental and behavioral disorders to all-cause mortality in a 27-year follow-up of 4 epidemiologic catchment area samples.
(American journal of epidemiology, 2013-11)
Subjects from the Epidemiologic Catchment Area Program, interviewed during 1979-1983, were linked to data in the National Death Index through 2007 to estimate the association of mental and behavioral disorders with death. ...
Rapid brain responses independently predict gain maximization and loss minimization during economic decision making.
(J Neurosci, 2013-04-17)
Success in many decision-making scenarios depends on the ability to maximize gains and minimize losses. Even if an agent knows which cues lead to gains and which lead to losses, that agent could still make choices yielding ...
Recruiting young adults into a weight loss trial: report of protocol development and recruitment results.
(Contemp Clin Trials, 2013-07)
Obesity has spread to all segments of the U.S. population. Young adults, aged 18-35 years, are rarely represented in clinical weight loss trials. We conducted a qualitative study to identify factors that may facilitate ...