Catherine O'Brien

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BACKGROUND The aims of the study were to determine the prevalence of cardiometabolic risk factors and establish the proportion of people with psychosis meeting criteria for the metabolic syndrome (MetS). The study also aimed to identify the key lifestyle behaviours associated with increased risk of the MetS and to investigate whether the MetS is associated(More)
INTRODUCTION The aim of this study was to compare the assessment of oral health-related quality of life (OH-QoL) between children with malocclusion and their mothers, by using responses to the child perceptions questionnaire and the parental-caregivers perceptions questionnaire. METHODS The study was conducted in 90 children, aged 11 to 14 years, with a(More)
A 3-year national initiative entitled "PREPARE: Disaster and Emergency Preparedness Training for the Long-Term Care Workforce" had the purpose of training long-term care (LTC) healthcare providers with the core competencies necessary to respond to and recover from large-scale disasters and public health emergencies. Older adults in LTC settings comprise a(More)
The author regrets to announce that affiliation 8, in the above article (Gardner-Sood et al. 2015), contained an error in the author affiliation address and author surname, which were published in the approved article. The correct surname and affiliation address are given below. J. Eberhard, Clinical Psychiatric Research Center, Lund University, Skåne,(More)
Recent natural and manmade disasters such as the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, the hurricanes of 2005, and Chicago heat waves demonstrate the vulnerability of older adults to such events. In this article, the specific physical, psychosocial, and cultural characteristics of older adults that place them at greater risk during disasters and emergencies(More)
Determinants of Intestinal Permeability in Healthy First Degree Relatives of Crohn’s Disease Patients, W. Turpin, D. Kevans, K. Shestopaloff, M. Smith, D. Guttman, M. Silverberg, W. Xu, A. Paterson, and K. Croitoru University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto, ON, Canada Dalla Lana School of Public Health, Toronto, ON, Canada(More)
This random assignment waitlist control intervention study examined an implementation of the educational Boost Your Brain and Memory cognitive fitness intervention in 12 senior living organizations. Older adult participants ( n = 166) completed measures of brain health knowledge, use of memory techniques, physical and intellectual activity, and mindfulness,(More)
INTRODUCTION A survey of the members of the Angle Society of Europe showed that 60% of orthodontists took their own clinical photographs, 35% assigned the task to an auxiliary, and 5% hired professional clinical photographers. It is always useful to ensure that orthodontists' time is used to maximum effect. Clinical photography could be delegated to(More)
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