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A national survey of stress reactions after the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks.
BACKGROUND People who are not present at a traumatic event may also experience stress reactions. We assessed the immediate mental health effects of the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001. Expand
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Bullying among young adolescents: the strong, the weak, and the troubled.
OBJECTIVES Bullying and being bullied have been recognized as health problems for children because of their association with adjustment problems, including poor mental health and more extreme violentExpand
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Influences of physical and social neighborhood environments on children's physical activity and obesity.
OBJECTIVES We investigated the association between physical and social neighborhood environments and fifth-grade students' physical activity and obesity. METHODS We collected data on 650 childrenExpand
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How good is the quality of health care in the United States?
Studies over the past decade show that some people are receiving more care than they need, and some are receiving less. Simple averages from a number of studies indicate that 50 percent of peopleExpand
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Timing of Parent and Child Communication About Sexuality Relative to Children's Sexual Behaviors
OBJECTIVE: To examine timing of parent–child discussions about sexual topics relative to child-reported sexual behavior. METHODS: Longitudinal study of employed parents and their children, with anExpand
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The health and health care of lesbian, gay, and bisexual adolescents.
Adolescents face a variety of challenges in their transition to adulthood; lesbian, gay, and bisexual adolescents face these typical challenges as well as additional challenges that are related toExpand
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HIV-Related Stigma among People with HIV and their Families: A Qualitative Analysis
We examined the interconnectedness of stigma experiences in families living with HIV, from the perspective of multiple family members. Semi-structured interviews were conducted with 33 families (33Expand
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Parents’ Disclosure of Their HIV Infection to Their Children in the Context of the Family
We interviewed 33 HIV-infected parents from the HIV Cost and Services Utilization Study (HCSUS), 27 of their minor children, 19 adult children, and 15 caregivers about the process of childrenExpand
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The quality of ambulatory care delivered to children in the United States.
BACKGROUND Little is known about the magnitude of deficits in the quality of care delivered to children, since comprehensive studies have been lacking. METHODS We assessed the extent to which careExpand
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"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.
Objectives. We explored gender role strain (GRS) arising from conflict between homosexuality and cultural conceptions of masculinity among young Black men who have sex with men (MSM). Methods. WeExpand
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