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Misuse of alcohol is a significant public health problem, potentially resulting in research establishes a link between alcohol consumption to increased levels of violence, studies relating the density of alcohol outlets (e.g., restaurants, bars, liquor stores) and the likelihood of violent crime have been less common. In this paper we test for such a(More)
Psychiatric illness is a significant risk factor for both attempted and completed suicide and psychotropic medications account for 80% of all drug overdoses involving prescription medications. One challenge facing clinicians is to balance the benefit of treatment against the risk of drug overdose. The aim of the present study was to compare the age and(More)
OBJECTIVE To examine the prevalence of disordered eating behaviors among sexually active adolescent males by gender and number of sex partners, and examine psychosocial well-being by sex partner factors among boys reporting disordered eating. METHOD Data were collected from 10,095 9(th) and 12(th) grade Minnesota Student Survey participants who reported(More)
BACKGROUND Patients with serious chronic illnesses face increasingly complex care and are at risk of poor experience due to a fragmented health system. Most current patient experience tools are not designed to address the unique care aspects of this population and the few that exist are delivered too late in the disease trajectory and are not administered(More)
The use of social network analysis to understand social relationships among individuals in healthcare is a relatively recent and innovative approach. This approach has been employed to study phenomena such as disease contagion, smoking cessation, and physical collaboration. This paper presents a social network analysis conducted among clinicians in three(More)
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