Megan Sands

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PURPOSE To determine whether social support and/or physical activity buffer the association between stressors and increasing risk of depression symptoms at baseline and at 3-year follow-up. METHODS This is a secondary analysis of data from the Women's Health Initiative Observational Study. 91,912 community-dwelling post-menopausal women participated in(More)
Adolescent life experiences, measured with Owen's Biographical Questionnaire (BQ), were used to predict occupational attainment 16 years to 21 years later in a sample of 1,523 college graduates. Study participants completed the BQ in either 1968 or 1970-1973 as college freshmen and subsequently reported their occupational status in 1989. Jobs were(More)
In order to examine the effects that race and personality type have on self-reported drinking practices, samples of 49 White and 49 Black male alcoholics were matched on age and education, and classified into two personality types according to MMPI scores. The results of multivariate and univariate analyses of variance yielded significant main effects.(More)
While anxiety is part of the clinical picture for alcohol abusers, there are no published normative data available for this population on state and trait anxiety as assessed by the STAI (Form Y). Pre- and posttreatment STAI-Y scores were examined from 107 males who volunteered for treatment at a Veterans Administration Medical Center Alcohol Dependence(More)
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