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Psychological Functioning and Coping Among Mothers of Children With Autism: A Population-Based Study
OBJECTIVES. Studies suggest that having a child with autism has a negative impact on maternal psychological functioning, but no large-scale, population-based studies are available. The objectives ofExpand
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Overweight children and adolescents: a risk group for iron deficiency.
BACKGROUND The prevalence of obesity has increased at an epidemic rate, and obesity has become one of the most common health concerns in the United States. A few small studies have noted a possibleExpand
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Iron deficiency and cognitive achievement among school-aged children and adolescents in the United States.
CONTEXT Iron deficiency anemia in infants can cause developmental problems. However, the relationship between iron status and cognitive achievement in older children is less clear. OBJECTIVE ToExpand
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The Impact of the Parental Illness Representation on Disease Management in Childhood Asthma
Background: Despite significant advances in treatment modalities, morbidity due to childhood asthma has continued to increase, particularly for poor and minority children. Objectives: To describe theExpand
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The Impact of Childhood Asthma on Parental Quality of Life
Measuring the quality of life of caregivers is important for interventions designed for young children with asthma. However, little is known about the impact of childhood asthma on parental qualityExpand
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Parental beliefs about medications and medication adherence among urban children with asthma.
BACKGROUND Although national guidelines recommend controller medications for children with persistent asthma, adherence is poor. Prior studies have begun to explore parental beliefs regardingExpand
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Access to and Satisfaction With School and Community Health Services for US Children With ASD
OBJECTIVE: Our objective was to compare access to and satisfaction with school and community health resources among families with a child with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and families of otherExpand
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Health Literacy and Sources of Health Information for Caregivers of Urban Children With Asthma
Little is known about the resources used by urban caregivers of children with asthma to obtain health information. The authors analyzed data for 304 families of children with persistent asthma toExpand
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Prescribing of Controlled Medications to Adolescents and Young Adults in the United States
OBJECTIVE: The nonmedical use of prescription drugs by adolescents and young adults has surpassed all illicit drugs except marijuana, yet little is known about prescribing patterns. We examined theExpand
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The Impact of Neighborhood Socioeconomic Status and Race on the Prescribing of Opioids in Emergency Departments Throughout the United States
ABSTRACTBACKGROUNDRacial and ethnic disparities in opioid prescribing in the emergency department (ED) are well described, yet the influence of socioeconomic status (SES) remainsExpand
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