Jacqueline L Martin

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OBJECTIVE Middle-school-aged children with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) are poised in development between the dependency of elementary-school-aged children and growing independence of adolescence. OCD patients of this age group may differ from older ones in the quality of symptoms and level of insight. We report the results of a naturalistic, pilot(More)
This is a progress report on some of the research that was planned and begun with Barbara Dohrenwend before she died in 1982. The main focus is on two of the studies. One was conducted in New York City; the other is still underway in Israel. The New York study is a retrospective case/control study of social and psychological factors that may put people at(More)
BACKGROUND More than one-third of US adults 65 and over fall every year. These falls may cause serious injury including substantial long-term morbidity (due declines in activities of daily living) and death. The emergency department (ED) visit represents an opportunity for identifying high risk elders and potentially instituting falls-related interventions.(More)
  • J L Martin
  • 1990
Conducted a longitudinal study of 604 New York City gay men to examine the link between unprotected insertive and receptive anal intercourse and drug use with sex. Data spanning four 12-month periods from 1980 to 1987 indicated that the link between drug use and high-risk sex diminished as the acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) epidemic progressed.(More)
In this study we examined the influence of acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS)-related bereavement on psychological distress from 1985 through 1991. We predicted that this relation would be influenced by personal knowledge of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection and symptoms consistent with HIV-related illness. Interview data collected each(More)
A wide variety of laboratory and clinical studies have indicated that stressful events are most harmful when they are perceived as uncontrollable. However, these studies diverge on the question of whether perceptions of control of stressful events are determined by environmental contingencies associated with the events or by a stable expectancy of the(More)
OBJECTIVE This study examines the clinical management characteristics of outpatient child and adolescent psychiatric care provided by attendings and clinicians-in-training in an academic institution. The authors hypothesized that no significant differences would exist between initial evaluations conducted by attendings and those conducted by(More)
This report describes progress made to date on a study of the impact of the AIDS epidemic on the gay community of New York City. Using a model of the life stress process described by Barbara Dohrenwend and her colleagues, the AIDS epidemic was conceptualized as a community stressor resulting in two key stress-inducing events: death of loved ones due to AIDS(More)
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