Andreas Streit

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The use of anabolic-androgenic steroids (AS) is perceived by the media, by segments of the sports medicine and athletic communities, and by the public to have grown to epidemic proportions. Unfortunately, the incidence and prevalence of AS use among elite, amateur, and recreational athletes is poorly documented. This study was designed to help identify AS(More)
Data from the Institutional Population Component of the National Medical Expenditure Survey were used to provide national estimates of annual mental health service provision and use in nursing homes. In addition, the relationship between service provision and setting characteristics such as ownership, size, Medicaid certification, and chain status was(More)
Trained observers used components of the functional job analysis technique to categorize 3,371 tasks performed by 214 nursing assistants in four nursing homes on five occasions over 12 months. The extent to which each task was oriented toward residents versus data or things was coded along with the "level of complexity" of each of these orientations. A(More)
The use of anabolic steroids (AS) by adolescent males is argued to be more widespread than currently acknowledged. Although the long-term physiological and psychological ramifications of use are not well established, current research and anecdotal information suggest that there is reason for concern. In addition, very little is known about the attitudes and(More)
Primary nursing job design, ie permanent assignment and increased job autonomy and communication, has been suggested as especially appropriate for long-term care. The present study examined its effects on nursing home assistants' (N = 248) job performance and technology perceptions. Job design was found to have a significant effect on caregiving technology,(More)
1 Declaration Herewith, I declare that I have written this thesis myself and no other sources than listed in the references have been used. 2 Acknowledgements I would like to thank first and foremost my supervisors in Alcatel SEL AG, Dr. Stephan Rupp and Andreas Diehl for all their help, support, follow ups and encouragement. I thank them for the weekly(More)
OBJECTIVE This study examines the effects of resident and facility characteristics on the probability of nursing home residents receiving treatment by mental health professionals. DATA SOURCES/STUDY SETTING The study uses data from the Institutional Population Component of the 1987 National Medical Expenditure Survey, a secondary data source containing(More)
16 children with spastic cerebral palsy and 25 mentally retarded children were assessed via the scales "Self-Care" and "Mobility" of the Pediatric Evaluation of Disability Inventory (PEDI). Age-adjusted PEDI scores were compared with the classification according to the three levels of the German statutory nursing insurance. Good correlations and highly(More)
The Nursing Home Reform Act of 1987 requires nursing homes to provide basic mental health services for all residents and to give active mental health treatment, a set of specialized mental health services, to those residents who are admitted with a serious mental illness. This article examines the potential size of the nursing home population who will(More)
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