Stephen Kimmel

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Multiple regression/discriminant analyses were separately conducted to generate predictors of acute and prophylactic antimanic and depressive outcome in 101 valproate-treated bipolar rapid cyclers. Predictors of good antimanic response included decreasing or stable episode frequencies and nonpsychotic mania. Predictors of good antidepressant response(More)
There is increasing evidence that interactive learning systems have an important role in reducing health risks and improving general health status. This theater style demonstration is aimed at harnessing people's passions for videogames and the movies, and a major purpose of this research is to explore alternative ways for a game generator to help authors(More)
  • Barry G Silverman, William Holmes, Melanie Green, John Holmes, Stephen Kimmel, Joshua Mosley +8 others
  • 2003
This report presents instruments for measuring the training and aesthetic dimensions of edutainment with particular focus upon interactive drama games that serve as health behavior change interventions. After overviewing the specific Heart Sense game that we created (Sect. 2), we explain the instruments (Sect. 3) and our plan for both validating them (Sect.(More)
MAIN OBJECTIVE To compare the incidence rates of serious cardiovascular events in adult initiators of amphetamines or atomoxetine to rates in non-users. METHODS This was a retrospective cohort study of new amphetamines (n=38,586) or atomoxetine (n=20,995) users. Each medication user was matched to up to four non-users on age, gender, data source, and(More)
BACKGROUND Some people take the disease label "hypertension" literally; leading to the belief that increasing relaxation instead of medication is the best treatment for this condition. We experimentally tested the effect of such underlying beliefs on ratings of interventions for hypertension and compared alternative communication strategies to increase(More)
BACKGROUND The clinical implications of ankle-brachial index (ABI) cutpoints are not well defined in patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD) despite increased prevalence of high ABI attributed to arterial stiffness. We examined the relationship of ABI with cardiovascular disease (CVD) and all-cause mortality among CKD patients. METHODS AND RESULTS(More)
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