Debi C. Basu

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OBJECTIVES To review the fast-growing literature on Internet addiction. METHODS Descriptive review, using electronic databases as well as hand-search of relevant publications or cross-references from 1970 to 2010. RESULTS There are no universally accepted definitions for the captioned condition, but investigators seem to agree that it involves(More)
SETTING South African miners suffer the highest tuberculosis (TB) rates in the world. Current efforts to stem the epidemic are insufficient. Historical legacies and persistent disease burden demand innovative approaches to reshape health care delivery to better serve this population. OBJECTIVE To characterize social and behavioral health determinants for(More)
AIM The aim of this study was to compare the efficacy of nurse-conducted brief interventions in reducing alcohol consumption, by looking at with treatment as usual compared with other treatments and general physician-delivered brief interventions within the literature. BACKGROUND Globally, the consumption of alcohol is at a worrying level and has(More)
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