Stephanie Broughton

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The primary prevention of disease, including cancer, has been a major part of health promotion and health education for decades. However, the long-term results of these strategies have been mixed, and primary prevention as an instrument of cancer control continues to fail to live up to either public or professional expectations. The authors identify and(More)
Files of 160 defendants with mental retardation evaluated for competency to stand trial and criminal responsibility were reviewed. Referrals increased significantly over the years, and those for crimes against people were more common than those against property. Sexual and burglary/larceny offenses were the most frequent. The mean time from offense to court(More)
This article describes the creation of an evidence-based guideline as part of a learning experience of a group of clinical nurse specialists. The guideline was the product of a utilization-focused integrated review of the literature conducted with the guidance of a nurse researcher. Key aspects of the evidence-based recommendations, as well as factors that(More)
BACKGROUND In the UK, the closure of 'long-stay' hospitals was accompanied by the development of community teams (CTs) to support people with intellectual disabilities (IDs) to live in community settings. The self-reported experiences of staff working in such teams have been neglected. METHODS Focusing on a single county-wide service, comprising five(More)
BACKGROUND Cortisol is a marker of physiological arousal, exhibiting a characteristic pattern of diurnal activity. The daily cortisol profile has been xamined extensively and is atypical in a number of clinical disorders. However, there are very few studies focussing on the cortisol profile in adults with intellectual disabilities (ID). This paper reports a(More)
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