Christine Cody

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OBJECTIVE To determine patient satisfaction with telemedicine technology. SUBJECTS AND METHODS In this pilot study, 20 generally healthy elderly residents (mean age, 77.3 years) of a Florida retirement community consulted weekly by "Electronic House Call" with a primary care physician to record their vital signs and discuss their condition. At the end of(More)
This article summarizes the theoretical basis for targeted prevention programs as they apply to different high-risk groups. We explain the advantages and disadvantages of different definitions of risk and discuss strategies for preventing drug use related problems in high-risk youth. Productive prevention programs for many at-risk groups share similar(More)
Experiential avoidance (EA) consists of efforts to control or avoid unwanted emotions, upsetting memories, troubling thoughts, or physical pain and the contexts that occasion them, even when doing so creates problems over the long run. While substantial evidence finds EA to be a risk factor for diverse psychological problems, most of that evidence comes(More)
The failure of many cell culture isolates ofMycoplasma hyorhinis to grow on microbiological media has stressed the need for alternate assays to detect these organisms. The use of freshly prepared yeast extract in mycoplasmal media together with incubation in 5% CO2/air successfully detectedM. hyorhinis in 12 of 12 infected cultures. These were not detected(More)
This paper describes an evolutionary perspective on human development and wellbeing and contrasts it with the model of self-interest that is prominent in economics. The two approaches have considerably different implications for how human wellbeing might be improved. Research in psychology, prevention science, and neuroscience is converging on an(More)