OBJECTIVES We sought to find racial differences in the effects of trust in the health care system on preventive health service use among older adults. METHODS We conducted a telephone survey with 1681 Black and White older adults. Survey questions explored respondents' trust in physicians, medical research, and health information sources. We used logistic… (More)
This study provides data on empathy for 82 adolescent male sex-offenders and 108 male nonoffenders. No statistically significant association was found between scores on a 4-item measure of empathy and sex-offender status.
The present study provides data on the prevalence of prior adult sexual contact among a sample of 47 adolescent male sex offenders and 109 male nonoffenders. Offenders (61.7%) reported a higher rate of sexual touching by an adult than did nonoffenders (19.3%).
On a pediatric bone marrow transplant unit, hematologist-oncologists, nurses, social workers, psychiatrists, psychologists, and others on the team deal with children and adolescents whose cancers are either treatable by marrow transplantation or are ultimately fatal. Contrary to original assumptions, many children and families cope well, especially in… (More)
A longitudinal study of body image change during pregnancy was conducted to test what aspects of body perception are sensitive to psychological change. Fifty-five black and 30 white women who were primiparous, less than 4 months pregnant and at least 17 years old, were interviewed during their first and third trimester as well as 6 weeks post partum.… (More)