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Understanding turning points in intimate partner violence: factors and circumstances leading women victims toward change.
OBJECTIVE When counseling women experiencing intimate partner violence (IPV), healthcare providers can benefit from understanding the factors contributing to a women's motivation to change herExpand
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Demographic and clinical characteristics of individuals in a bipolar disorder case registry.
BACKGROUND The goal of this analysis was to characterize a cohort of 3000 persons who self-identified as having bipolar disorder by demographic, clinical, and treatment characteristics and toExpand
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Understanding behavior change for women experiencing intimate partner violence: mapping the ups and downs using the stages of change.
OBJECTIVE For women who are experiencing intimate partner violence (IPV), making changes toward safety is often a gradual process. When providing counseling and support, health care providers mayExpand
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The process of change for victims of intimate partner violence: support for a psychosocial readiness model.
Intimate partner violence (IPV) victimization is a women's health problem that imposes a significant health and health care cost burden. Although IPV victims cannot change the perpetrator's behavior,Expand
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Health care interventions for intimate partner violence: what women want.
OBJECTIVE We sought to determine what women want from health care interventions for intimate partner violence (IPV) and understand why they found certain interventions useful or not useful. METHODSExpand
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Relationship of birth cohort and early age at onset of illness in a bipolar disorder case registry.
OBJECTIVE Utilizing data from a previously characterized registry of subjects with bipolar illness, the authors examined age at onset of the first illness episode in cohorts of subjects born fromExpand
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Parental perception of children's weight in a paediatric primary care setting.
OBJECTIVE To determine how parents of overweight children perceived their children's weight status compared with actual body mass index (BMI). METHODS This descriptive, cross-sectional studyExpand
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Partner violence screening in mental health.
OBJECTIVE To study a mental health sample to assess (1) the prevalence of physical, sexual and emotional intimate partner violence (IPV) victimization and perpetration, (2) the extent this sampleExpand
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The Pittsburgh study of normal sleep in young adults: focus on the relationship between waking and sleeping EEG spectral patterns.
The effects of age and gender on spectral characteristics of the waking EEG were investigated in a large sample of young adult men and women. In addition, relationships between spectralExpand
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