Rebecca Ryan

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Practitioners in rural areas face particular challenges in providing psychological services, ranging from disparate rates of mental disorders to unique circumstances in treating special populations. In this article, we discuss the burden of mental disorders in rural areas, current trends in integration of mental health care and primary care, and unique(More)
Diesel vehicle idling reduction is an important national environmental and legislative issue. Exposure to diesel exhaust is associated with significant morbidity and mortality, including: • Lung & esophageal cancer • Asthma Body text sized roughly 20 points • Second level for bullets • Cardiovascular disease • Neurotoxicity • Decreased sperm count 1 &(More)
OBJECTIVE  To identify and characterise non-specific immunological effects after routine childhood vaccines against BCG, measles, diphtheria, pertussis, and tetanus. DESIGN  Systematic review of randomised controlled trials, cohort studies, and case-control studies. DATA SOURCES  Embase, PubMed, Cochrane library, and Trip searched between 1947 and(More)
We provide National leadership to foster a solid foundation for our fi re and emergency services stakeholders in prevention, preparedness, and response. Preface This report follows extensive research by the U.S. Fire Administration (USFA) of after action reviews from major disasters of the past decade into lessons learned. The disasters studied were(More)
Previous working memory literature has considered the occurrence of an increase in reaction time following an object-switch as evidence supporting a single-item focus of attention. Much literature has also identified interference from other information as the principle cause of forgetting. These hypotheses are here challenged by (1) postulating reaction(More)
AIM The principles and practice of recovery are guiding many changes in mental health service provision. As a new Early Intervention in Psychosis (EIP) service, we were interested in finding out if both staff and users perceive the service as promoting resilience and in turn, recovery. METHODS A naturalistic sample of service users and staff completed the(More)
This paper examines associations between aspects of child care, household composition, and aggressive behavior in a sample of 3,097 3-year-olds in the Fragile Families and Child Wellbeing Study, a longitudinal survey of a cohort of new parents and their children in 20 large U.S. cities. I find that children whose primary child care arrangement is parental(More)
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