Morris Danielson

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Patient group education is an evidence-based and powerful intervention for supporting and guiding patients toward an understanding of the cancer experience. An education program for patients and families, entitled Learning to Live With Cancer, has been developed and evaluated in a Swedish research project, and implemented clinically. The program is a core(More)
As reported, cancer patients and their significant others need information promoting their understanding of events throughout the illness, and support in mobilizing coping strategies when they consider the situational demands to exceed their personal resources. In the present study the provision of information was merged into the field of education and(More)
The Veterans Aging Cohort Study (VACS) planning meeting was the first of a series of organizational meetings and VA-sponsored conference calls designed to build the scientific foundation and methodological infrastructure for a multisite, longitudinal study of HIV and chronic disease outcomes among aging veterans. More specifically, it served as a consensus(More)
Many firms deploy takeover defenses at the time of their IPOs, although at significantly lower rates than for seasoned corporations. We find that IPO managers deploy takeover defenses particularly when their compensation is high, shareholdings are small, and the oversight from non-managerial shareholders is weak. We also find that the presence of a takeover(More)
The paper uses a large sample of 488 firms that experience technical default between 1983 and 1997 to examine managers' accrual strategies and their insider trading behavior in the period preceding the event of default. Our results are consistent with our conjecture that insider trading is informative about firms' expected costs of default, and with our(More)
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