Edessa C Jobli

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This study tested the potential of a novel intervention addressing alcohol prevention within the context of a sport program. Study participants were randomly assigned to one of three groups, with one group receiving the sport consultation (Sport), a second the sport consultation plus an alcohol consultation (Sport Plus), and a third a sport consultation,(More)
Objective To assess satisfaction of parents of children with special health care needs with treatment by office staff, communication with the pediatrician, involvement in decision-making and coordination of services outside the practice. Patients and Methods We used a mixed-method (qualitative and quantitative) approach to collect parental perceptions of(More)
UNLABELLED High-risk drinking on game day represents a unique public health challenge. OBJECTIVE The authors examined the drinking behavior of college football fans and assessed the support for related interventions. PARTICIPANTS The authors randomly selected 762 football fans, including college students, alumni, and other college football fans, to(More)
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to compare the effects of a single drug, i.e., alcohol, against a multiple drug preventive intervention. METHODS A controlled trial was conducted with 448 8th grade students (mean age = 13 years old) from an inner-city middle school (n = 216) and a rural junior high school (n = 232) in 2000-2001. Students were(More)
PURPOSE The aims of the present study were to: (1) factor analyze a 13-item adolescent alcohol self-control behavior scale, (2) examine associations between frequency of self-control behavior use and alcohol consumption, and (3) to determine which self-control behaviors best predict alcohol use and consequences. METHODS A confidential standardized survey(More)
Background Care coordination has been shown to improve the quality of care for children and youth with special health care needs (CYSHCN). However, there are different models for structuring care coordination in relation to the medical home and most Title V agencies use an agency-based model of care coordination. No studies have prospectively compared a(More)
The purpose of this article is to examine the potential of brief intervention (BI) as a modality for translating health behavior intervention research into practice. We discuss common definitions of BI, applications within common models of translation research, effects of BI on a range of health behaviors and across various populations, current and(More)
OBJECTIVE The objective of this study was to develop and test a brief, experimental alcohol preventive intervention matched to the use of specific alcohol beverages among adolescents. METHOD A total of 232 high school students who drank within the last year participated in this study. Participants were randomly assigned to either the experimental(More)
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) decided that NREPP should offer a second review option for interventions that have already been reviewed and included in the registry for 5 years. Principals from 135 such interventions were invited to participate in a second review, and an exploratory study of the Principals' responses(More)
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