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Lifetime and five-year prevalence of homelessness in the United States.
OBJECTIVE Intense debate exists concerning the number of homeless people in the United States. Previous studies, counting currently homeless people, have provided point-prevalence estimates ofExpand
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Psychopathology among New York city public school children 6 months after September 11.
CONTEXT Children exposed to a traumatic event may be at higher risk for developing mental disorders. The prevalence of child psychopathology, however, has not been assessed in a population-basedExpand
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Serologic evidence of prenatal influenza in the etiology of schizophrenia
Context Some, but not all, previous studies suggest that prenatal influenza exposure increases the risk of schizophrenia. These studies used dates of influenza epidemics and maternal recall ofExpand
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Advancing paternal age and autism.
CONTEXT Maternal and paternal ages are associated with neurodevelopmental disorders. OBJECTIVE To examine the relationship between advancing paternal age at birth of offspring and their risk ofExpand
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Choosing a future for epidemiology: II. From black box to Chinese boxes and eco-epidemiology.
Part I of this paper traced the evolution of modern epidemiology in terms of three eras, each with its dominant paradigm, culminating in the present era of chronic disease epidemiology with itsExpand
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The Psychological Impact of the SARS Epidemic on Hospital Employees in China: Exposure, Risk Perception, and Altruistic Acceptance of Risk
  • P. Wu, Y. Fang, +8 authors C. Hoven
  • Medicine
  • Canadian journal of psychiatry. Revue canadienne…
  • 1 May 2009
Objective: We examined the psychological impact of the 2003 outbreak of severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) on hospital employees in Beijing, China. Methods: In 2006, randomly selected employeesExpand
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Elevated maternal interleukin-8 levels and risk of schizophrenia in adult offspring.
OBJECTIVE: Many studies have implicated prenatal infection in the etiology of schizophrenia. Cytokines, a family of soluble polypeptides, are critically important in the immune response to infectionExpand
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Prenatal exposure to wartime famine and development of antisocial personality disorder in early adulthood.
CONTEXT Several observational epidemiological studies report an association of pregnancy and obstetric complications with development of antisocial personality disorder (ASPD) in offspring. However,Expand
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Paternal age and intelligence: implications for age-related genomic changes in male germ cells
Background A robust association between advancing paternal age and schizophrenia risk is reported, and genetic changes in the germ cells of older men are presumed to underlie the effect. If that isExpand
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Lifetime and five-year prevalence of homelessness in the United States: new evidence on an old debate.
A 1990 household-based telephone survey of 1,507 people was followed up by surveying a subsample of those interviewed for the initial report. Results showed very high prevalence figures forExpand
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