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PURPOSE To measure the relative impact of a school-based human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-, sexually transmitted disease (STD)-, and pregnancy-prevention intervention on sexual risk-taking behaviors of different subgroups of students. METHODS Twenty schools were randomly assigned to receive Safer Choices or a standard knowledge-based HIV-education(More)
STUDY DESIGN Office workers invited and agreeing to participate were assigned to one of three study groups: a group receiving a highly adjustable chair with office ergonomics training, a training-only group, and a control group receiving the training at the end of the study. OBJECTIVE To examine the effect of office ergonomics intervention in reducing(More)
A large-scale field intervention study was undertaken to examine the effects of office ergonomics training coupled with a highly adjustable chair on office workers' knowledge and musculoskeletal risks. Office workers were assigned to one of three study groups: a group receiving the training and adjustable chair (n=96), a training-only group (n=63), and a(More)
The purpose of this study was to explore the relationship of spiritual beliefs and involvement with anger and stress in early adolescents. Early adolescents (n = 53) completed the Spiritual Involvement and Beliefs Scale (Hatch et al. 1998), the State-Trait Anger Expression Inventory (Spielberger 1999), and the Perceived Stress Scale (Cohen and Williamson(More)
Primary care physicians are well situated to identify patients with substance abuse problems and motivate them to seek appropriate assistance, but active programs are the exception. A study in a community setting was undertaken to assess the CAGE (the first letters of key words in a series of four questions about drinking: cut down; annoyed; guilty; and(More)
Seventy patients in outpatient psychodynamic, time-limited psychotherapy and their sixteen therapists participated in the Vanderbilt II psychotherapy research project. Results of an investigation of the internalization of therapist-patient relationships using the Structural Analysis of Social Behavior indicate that patients' intrapsychic functioning became(More)
A random sample of 220 counseling center client records at a large Midwestern university, was used to assess reliability and validity of the Outcome Questionnaire-45.2 (OQ-45.2). The center uses the OQ-45.2 at intake. Internal consistency coefficients for the three subscales and the total score were acceptable, with high coefficients for the total score and(More)
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