Jeffery S Mandel

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OBJECTIVE In low- and middle-income countries, the majority of individuals with mental illness go untreated largely because of a severe shortage of mental health professionals. Global initiatives to close the mental health treatment gap focus on primary care providers delivering this care. For this to be effective, primary care providers require the skills(More)
Research on HIV prevention programs for countries with large Muslim populations is scarce. HIV knowledge, attitudes, and beliefs were assessed in a convenience sample of 128 women and 88 men at two universities in Jordan with the goal of gaining insight into how to approach HIV risk behaviors. In general terms, 97% of participants had heard of AIDS and the(More)
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  • The International journal of the addictions
  • 1980
In their study of the success of drug treatment, Sirotnik and Roffe blurred and probably minimized racial and ethnic distinctions. Their problem was trying to compare Whites, Blacks, and Chicanos with a statistic requiring two-art or scalar variables. Of non-Blacks (compared to Blacks), 29% were Chicanos, and of non-Browns (compared to Chicanos), 32% were(More)
CONTEXT After decades of debate, the oral contraceptive pill was legalized in Japan in June 1999. Because the pill had been unavailable up until then, little is known about the public's knowledge about, attitudes toward and intentions to use the pill. METHODS In a nationwide probability sample, 630 women and men were interviewed in their homes in March(More)
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