Jon C Collins

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BACKGROUND Suicide completion and attempted suicide are major concerns for people with bipolar disorder. Studies in the private sector have suggested that lithium treatment may be superior to divalproex therapy with regard to minimizing suicidal behavior among individuals with bipolar disorder. However, few data are available regarding Medicaid patients(More)
OBJECTIVE Given financial difficulties precipitated by the flagging national economy, state policy makers are interested in the impact of Medicaid cutbacks on individuals with schizophrenia. Starting in 2003, the Oregon legislature eliminated all Medicaid coverage for large numbers of people, including many with schizophrenia. The objective of this project(More)
To assess the readiness of mental health facilities in Oregon to implement medication algorithms using the Medication Management Approaches in Psychiatry toolkit (MedMAP) developed by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), researchers conducted interviews with 68 clinical and administrative employees of four inpatient and(More)
PURPOSE The purpose of this study was to survey the experiences of surgery program directors with the current Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) duty-hour standards and views of the Institute of Medicine (IOM) proposed duty-hour recommendations. METHODS A total of 118 program directors (47.6% of all surgery programs in the US)(More)
M. ANSELMINO, M. BOGLIONE, J. C. COLLINS, U. D’ALESIO, A. V. EFREMOV, K. GOEKE, A. KOTZINIAN, S. MENZEL, A. METZ, F. MURGIA, A. PROKUDIN, P. SCHWEITZER, W. VOGELSANG, F. YUAN Università di Torino and INFN, Sezione di Torino, Italy Penn State University, 104 Davey Lab, University Park PA 16802, U.S.A. INFN, Sezione di Cagliari and Università di Cagliari,(More)
a day and each prisoner gets more than five minutes on each occasion, it is quite impossible that every individual can have the benefit of free evacuation on such occasions. Consequently the result is, that either the prisoners have to retain excretion or visit latrine at out-of-hours with the punishment of being locked up in cells with sago diet. I(More)
Imagine you or your wife, your sister, your mother, your aunt, or your best friend, has just been diagnosed with breast cancer. Treatment is expensive. What if you or your loved one does not have medical insurance? Worse yet, what if you or your loved one has medical insurance, but it does not cover the treatment you need to survive? What are you going to(More)