Nancy L. Renick

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The effectiveness of a 20 session cognitive-behavioral approach to substance abuse prevention was tested on seventh grade students (n = 1,311) from 10 suburban New York junior high schools. The prevention strategy attempted to reduce intrapersonal pressure to smoke, drink excessively, or use marijuana by fostering the development of general life skills as(More)
The effectiveness of a fifteen session psychosocial smoking prevention strategy was tested on 902 seventh graders from seven junior high schools in suburban New York over 2 years. The prevention program was implemented by regular classroom teachers and consisted of a cognitive component dealing with the immediate consequences of cigarette smoking, a(More)
OBJECTIVE To assess physicians' confidence in and interest in learning more about 18 specific geriatric topics. DESIGN Written survey. SETTING Annual meetings of the American College of Physicians (ACP) and the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP). PARTICIPANTS Seven hundred and fifty-eight physicians (547 ACP members, 211 AAFP members). (More)
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