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Intimate partner violence: prevalence, types, and chronicity in adult women.
BACKGROUND Most intimate partner violence (IPV) prevalence studies do not examine the relationships between IPV types and the chronicity and severity of abuse. OBJECTIVES Delineate prevalence,Expand
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Intimate partner violence and women's physical, mental, and social functioning.
OBJECTIVE To describe the relationship between women's health and the timing, type, and duration of intimate partner violence (IPV) exposure. METHODS A telephone interview was completed by 3429Expand
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Effectiveness of a violence prevention curriculum among children in elementary school. A randomized controlled trial.
OBJECTIVE To determine if a commonly used violence prevention curriculum, Second Step: A Violence Prevention Curriculum, leads to a reduction in aggressive behavior and an increase in prosocialExpand
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The state of US health, 1990-2010: burden of diseases, injuries, and risk factors.
IMPORTANCE Understanding the major health problems in the United States and how they are changing over time is critical for informing national health policy. OBJECTIVES To measure the burden ofExpand
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A national evaluation of the effect of trauma-center care on mortality.
BACKGROUND Hospitals have difficulty justifying the expense of maintaining trauma centers without strong evidence of their effectiveness. To address this gap, we examined differences in mortalityExpand
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Alcohol interventions in a trauma center as a means of reducing the risk of injury recurrence.
OBJECTIVE Alcoholism is the leading risk factor for injury. The authors hypothesized that providing brief alcohol interventions as a routine component of trauma care would significantly reduceExpand
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Bullying, psychosocial adjustment, and academic performance in elementary school.
BACKGROUND Over the past decade, concerns about bullying and its role in school violence, depression, and health concerns have grown. However, no large studies in the United States have examined theExpand
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The use of brief interventions adapted from motivational interviewing across behavioral domains: a systematic review.
AIMS To examine the effectiveness of brief behavioral interventions adapting the principles and techniques of Motivational Interviewing (MI) to four behavioral domains: substance abuse, smoking, HIVExpand
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Helmets for preventing head and facial injuries in bicyclists.
BACKGROUND: Each year, in the United states, approximately 900 persons die from injuries due to bicycle crashes and over 500,000 persons are treated in emergency departments. Head injury is by farExpand
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Behavioral problems among children whose mothers are abused by an intimate partner.
OBJECTIVES To determine the association between children's exposure to maternal intimate partner violence (IPV) and behavior problems as measured by the parent report version of the Child BehaviorExpand
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