Jeffrey C. Schneider3
Colleen M. Ryan3
3Jeffrey C. Schneider
3Colleen M. Ryan
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Burgeoning estimates of the prevalence of childhood attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) raise the possibility of a widespread risk factor. We seek to assess whether artificial food colorings (AFCs) contribute to the behavioral symptomatology of hyperactive syndromes. We searched ten electronic databases for double-blind placebo-controlled trials(More)
OBJECTIVE To investigate the validity of using electronic medical records (EMR) database in a large health organization for identifying patients with clinical depression. METHOD The Massachusetts General Hospital EMR system was used to generate a sample of primary care patients seen in the primary care clinic in 2007. Using this sample, the validity of(More)
BACKGROUND Survivors of physical and emotional trauma experience enduring occupational, psychological and quality of life impairments. Examining survivors from a large fire provides a unique opportunity to distinguish the impact of physical and emotional trauma on long-term outcomes. The objective is to detail the multi-dimensional long-term effects of a(More)
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to evaluate factors associated with chronic pain in survivors of a large fire, including those with and without burn injury. METHODS This study employed a survey-based cross-sectional design to evaluate data from survivors of The Station nightclub fire. The primary outcome measure was the presence and severity of(More)
BACKGROUND Surveying survivors from a large fire provides an opportunity to explore the impact of emotional trauma on psychological outcomes. METHODS This is a cross-sectional survey of survivors of The Station Fire. Primary outcomes were post-traumatic stress (Impact of Event Scale - Revised) and depressive (Beck Depression Inventory) symptoms. Linear(More)
BACKGROUND Ethnic minorities with depression are more likely to seek mental health care through primary care providers (PCPs) than mental health specialists. However, both provider and patient-specific challenges exist. PCP-specific challenges include unfamiliarity with depressive symptom profiles in diverse patient populations, limited time to address(More)
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