Kenneth Kushner

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Relapse is common in substance use disorders (SUDs), even among treated individuals. The goal of this article was to systematically review the existing evidence on mindfulness meditation-based interventions (MM) for SUDs. The comprehensive search for and review of literature found over 2000 abstracts and resulted in 25 eligible manuscripts (22 published, 3(More)
Just as China has struggled with bringing an expanding economy to a country with large areas of economic underdevelopment, the Chinese health care system is experiencing tension between tradition and modernization. Because of this tension, health care in the Peoples' Republic of China has been undergoing significant reform since the beginning of the 1980s.(More)
A total of 684 primary care physicians in Wisconsin participated in a survey designed to explore their experiences of consulting with and referring patients to mental health care professionals. The respondents indicated that they had only moderate access to mental health care professionals, and even less access when a patient was covered by Medicare or(More)
Seven hundred fifteen patients entering three family practice clinics (rural private practice, urban private practice, urban residency) completed a questionnaire assessing their interest in their family physicians' involvement in four representative psychosocial problems: spouse abuse or neglect, lack of exercise, a dying family member, and a sexual(More)
OBJECTIVES Our objective was to explore and compare residents' interaction with electronic health records during primary care encounters and whether those behaviors differ by residency year level. METHODS A field study was conducted in which 38 patient visits with 12 family medicine resident physicians were observed and video recorded in two primary care(More)