Jared M. Cox

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This paper reports the validation of the Maltese translated Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale against Diagnostic Criteria for Research (DCR-10) diagnosis for severe, moderate and mild depression during pregnancy (antenatally) and at 8 weeks postnatally. A random sample of 239 pregnant women were interviewed at booking and at 8 weeks postnatally using a(More)
This study investigated the relationship between life satisfaction, self-esteem, and perceived health for an ethnically diverse, low SES sample of primary care patients. Results indicated that several specific domains of health-related quality of life (HRQL), including health perception, social functioning, mental health, and energy/fatigue, significantly(More)
STUDY OBJECTIVE To evaluate the implications of dating in pre- and early adolescent females. DESIGN Cross-sectional survey. SETTING Child psychiatry clinic; pediatric clinic; family clinic. PARTICIPANTS Pre- and early adolescent females (n = 80) aged 11-14 and their parents. INTERVENTION Pre- and early adolescent females aged 11-14 and a parent were(More)
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to investigate the relationship between perceived normative use of alcohol and reported consumption in an environment where relatively little alcohol use occurs. PARTICIPANTS A total of 585 undergraduate students completed an online survey on alcohol use in March 2006. METHODS Participants reported personal(More)