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Intimate partner violence and physical health consequences.
Routine universal screening and sensitive in-depth assessment of women presenting with frequent gynecological, chronic stress-related, or central nervous system complaints are needed to support disclosure of domestic violence.
The Development of a Standardized Neighborhood Deprivation Index
The deprivation index was associated with the unadjusted prevalence of preterm birth and low birth weight for white non-Hispanic and to a lesser extent for black non- Hispanic women across the eight sites, suggesting the utility of using a deprivation index for research into neighborhood effects on adverse birth outcomes.
The influence of racial socialization practices on the cognitive and behavioral competence of African American preschoolers.
Results indicated that African American parents who provided homes that were rich in African American culture had preschool children who had greater amounts of factual knowledge and better developed problem-solving skills.
Prevalence of and risk factors for intimate partner violence in China.
- Xiao Xu, F. Zhu, P. O’Campo, M. Koenig, V. Mock, J. Campbell
- Political Science, MedicineAmerican Journal of Public Health
Intimate partner violence is prevalent in China, with strong associations with male patriarchal values and conflict resolutions, and efforts to reduce intimate partner violence should be given high priority in health care settings where women can be reached.
An Introduction to Concept Mapping as a Participatory Public Health Research Method
- J. Burke, P. O’Campo, G. Peak, A. Gielen, K. McDonnell, W. Trochim
- PsychologyQualitative Health Research
- 1 December 2005
In this article, the authors introduce concept mapping as a useful participatory research method for public health researchers interested in generating hypotheses and developing theory. The authors…
Dads as breastfeeding advocates: results from a randomized controlled trial of an educational intervention.
Socioeconomic position and major mental disorders.
A comprehensive meta-analysis of the research on SEP and depression concluded that both prevalence and incidence studies show that persons of low SEP are at a higher risk of depression.
Invited commentary: Advancing theory and methods for multilevel models of residential neighborhoods and health.
- P. O’Campo
- MedicineAmerican Journal of Epidemiology
Additional theoretical and methodological challenges that multilevel analysis, given its recent appearance in public health, must overcome if significant gains are to be made in understanding disease etiology and designing appropriate interventions and policies to prevent adverse health.
Is Intimate Partner Violence Associated with Unintended Pregnancy? A Review of the Literature
Investigation is warranted to explore the nature of the association between intimate partner violence and unintended pregnancy as well as the mechanisms through which these phenomena operate in the United States and in developing countries.
A Randomized Clinical Trial of an HIV‐Risk‐Reduction Intervention Among Low‐Income Latina Women
The intervention improved HIV knowledge, partner communication, risk-reduction behavioral intentions, and condom use, and decreased perceived barriers to condom use.