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A national survey of stress reactions after the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks.
- M. Schuster, B. Stein, S. Berry
- Medicine, PsychologyThe New England journal of medicine
- 15 November 2001
After the September 11 terrorist attacks, Americans across the country, including children, had substantial symptoms of stress, and clinicians who practice in regions that are far from the recent attacks should be prepared to assist people with trauma-related Symptoms of stress.
Bullying among young adolescents: the strong, the weak, and the troubled.
Bully-victims were the most troubled group, displaying the highest level of conduct, school, and peer relationship problems, and pediatricians can recommend school-wide antibullying approaches that aim to change peer dynamics that support and maintain bullying.
Influences of physical and social neighborhood environments on children's physical activity and obesity.
The findings suggest that neighborhood social factors as well as the physical environment should be considered in the development of health policy and interventions to reduce childhood obesity.
Timing of Parent and Child Communication About Sexuality Relative to Children's Sexual Behaviors
Many parents and adolescents do not talk about important sexual topics before adolescents' sexual debut, and Clinicians can facilitate this communication by providing parents with information about sexual behavior of adolescents.
How good is the quality of health care in the United States?
Efforts to measure quality and report routinely on the results to the public at large would allow more definitive assessments of the status of the nation's health care and would enable us to single out the areas in need of improvement.
The health and health care of lesbian, gay, and bisexual adolescents.
- Tumaini R Coker, S. Austin, M. Schuster
- Psychology, MedicineAnnual review of public health
- 17 March 2010
Data is reviewed on health indicators and health risks for LGB youth, including substance use, eating disorders, suicidality, risky sexual behaviors, violence exposure and victimization, and homelessness, and health care provision and utilization.
"I Always Felt I Had to Prove My Manhood": Homosexuality, Masculinity, Gender Role Strain, and HIV Risk Among Young Black Men Who Have Sex With Men.
- E. Fields, L. Bogart, K. Smith, D. Malebranche, J. Ellen, M. Schuster
- Psychology, SociologyAmerican journal of public health
Gender role strain arising from conflict between homosexuality and cultural conceptions of masculinity among young Black men who have sex with men (MSM) may influence sexual risk behavior and HIV risk and be an important target for HIV prevention.
HIV-Related Stigma among People with HIV and their Families: A Qualitative Analysis
There is a need for interventions to reduce HIV stigma in the general public and to help families cope with stigma, from the perspective of multiple family members.
The quality of ambulatory care delivered to children in the United States.
- R. Mangione-Smith, A. DeCristofaro, E. McGlynn
- MedicineThe New England journal of medicine
- 11 October 2007
Deficits in the quality of care provided to children appear to be similar in magnitude to those previously reported for adults and strategies to reduce these apparent deficits are needed.
Parents’ Disclosure of Their HIV Infection to Their Children in the Context of the Family
It is suggested that disclosure should be addressed within a family context to facilitate communication and children's coping and parents should consider negative and positive outcomes, unplanned disclosure and children’s capacity to adapt after disclosure when deciding whether to disclose.