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Magnitude of alcohol-related mortality and morbidity among U.S. college students ages 18-24.
OBJECTIVE This report estimates the numbers of 18-24 year old United States college students who annually experience alcohol-related deaths, injuries and other health problems. METHOD We examinedExpand
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Development and Validity of a 2-Item Screen to Identify Families at Risk for Food Insecurity
OBJECTIVES: To develop a brief screen to identify families at risk for food insecurity (FI) and to evaluate the sensitivity, specificity, and convergent validity of the screen. PATIENTS AND METHODS:Expand
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Age at drinking onset and alcohol dependence: age at onset, duration, and severity.
OBJECTIVE To examine whether starting to drink at an early age is associated with developing alcohol dependence at a younger age and chronic relapsing dependence, controlling for respondentExpand
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Magnitude of alcohol-related mortality and morbidity among U.S. college students ages 18-24: changes from 1998 to 2001.
Integrating data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, national coroner studies, census and college enrollment data forExpand
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A mediational model for the impact of exposure to community violence on early child behavior problems.
This study examined how maternal distress mediates the link between exposure to community violence (CV) and the development of early child behavior problems. Research was conducted among 160Expand
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Beliefs about AIDS, use of alcohol and drugs, and unprotected sex among Massachusetts adolescents.
In August 1988, 1,773 Massachusetts 16-19-year-olds were surveyed by telephone using anonymous random digit dialing; response rate 82 percent. Logistic regression tested whether alcohol and drug use,Expand
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Brief motivational intervention at a clinic visit reduces cocaine and heroin use.
BACKGROUND Brief intervention is effective for alcohol misuse, but not adequately tested in the clinical setting with drug using patients. This study tested the impact of a single, structuredExpand
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Cognitive Functioning in Treatment-Seeking Gulf War Veterans: Pyridostigmine Bromide Use and PTSD
Gulf War (GW) deployed veterans have reported health symptoms since returning from the war that suggest dysfunction of the central nervous system (CNS). These symptoms include memory andExpand
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Lowering state legal blood alcohol limits to 0.08%: the effect on fatal motor vehicle crashes.
OBJECTIVES This study was undertaken to determine whether reductions in alcohol-related fatal crashes following adoption of 0.08% legal blood alcohol limits were independent of general regionalExpand
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Neuropsychological outcomes of army personnel following deployment to the Iraq war.
CONTEXT The effects of war-zone deployment on neuropsychological health remain poorly understood. Neuropsychological performance deficits serve as sensitive measures of neural dysfunction and areExpand
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