Jung-Yu Liao

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OBJECTIVE This exploratory meta-analysis aimed to examine and compare the effective interventions to prevent falls among institutionalized/non-institutionalized older adults without cognitive impairment with interventions to prevent falls for older adults with cognitive impairment. DESIGN A database search identified 111 trials published between January(More)
PURPOSE To evaluate the long-term effects of an illicit drug use prevention program for adolescents that integrates life skills into the theory of planned behavior. METHODS We conducted a cluster-randomized trial in which 24 participating schools were randomized to either an intervention group (12 schools, n = 1,176 students) or a control group (12(More)
BACKGROUND This study aimed to investigate the validity and reliability of the Mandarin Chinese version of the Drug Abuse Screening Test (DAST-20) among adolescents, as well as examining the test's predictability with regard to the actual level of drug abuse. METHOD A total of 100 adolescent participants were recruited with their consent, in which 49 were(More)
BACKGROUND Falling has high incidence and reoccurrence rates and is an essential factor contributing to accidental injury or death for older adults. Enhancing the participation of community-dwelling older adults in fall-prevention programs is crucial. Understanding fall-prevention beliefs will be beneficial for developing a community-based fall-prevention(More)
The purpose of the study was to develop a flash-based animation program to prevent the relapse of illicit drug use among the adolescents who had ever used illicit drugs. We designed 13 flash animations which emphasized on life skills related to illicit-drug-use prevention, including refusal skills, stress coping, problem identifying and solving, etc. The(More)
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