Laura Goldstein

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BACKGROUND Previous studies estimate that first-degree relatives of women with breast cancer have a twofold to 10-fold increased risk of developing breast cancer. Recently, attention has focused on the mammography screening practices of women who are at high risk for breast cancer. PURPOSE Our purpose was to characterize mammography screening practices in(More)
There is need for efficient, acceptable quantitative measures of cognitive differences with senescence which, in addition, have potential to discriminate mild dementia from the performance of normal elderly. A microcomputerized method designed to assess attentional capacity was administered to two elderly age groups, 68-79 and 80-87 years of age. A(More)
The spread of gonorrhoea must be prevented by investigating, tracing, and treating the female sexual contacts of men treated for this infection. Its obvious clinical nature in males and the simple test available for diagnosis are the factors concerned in this method of control. In the main, the epidemiological control of venereal disease is a major function(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate whether the asthmatic condition and quality of life of male asthmatic Israeli soldiers deteriorate during army service. METHOD We retrospectively assessed 178 asthmatic soldiers during service using an adapted version of the Mini Asthma Quality of Life Questionnaire, and compared it to their condition before service. The participants(More)
OBJECTIVE Despite a call for the reduction and ultimate elimination of the use of seclusion and restraint, research on reduction of these practices in behavioral programs has been limited. This study sought to examine the effectiveness of a modified version of the Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (M-PBIS) implemented in a youth psychiatric(More)