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Quality improvement programs promoting depression screening and appropriate treatment can significantly reduce racial and ethnic disparities in mental-health care and outcomes. However, promoting the adoption of quality-improvement strategies requires more than the simple knowledge of their potential benefits. To better understand depression issues in… (More)
Of the 270 patients who had been hospitalized at least 1 year in Maryland public psychiatric facilities in 1976, 15% remained 7 years later. The authors' data provide evidence that a new long-term population is not accumulating in Maryland.
The authors examine the development and characteristics of a "new" long-term population in the public mental health system in Maryland. The findings do not substantiate concern over a large increase in the number of chronic patients in state hospitals in the next several years.
OBJECTIVES We used community-partnered participatory research (CPPR) to measure collective efficacy and its role as a precursor of community engagement to improve depression care in the African American community of South Los Angeles. METHODS We collected survey data from participants at arts events sponsored by a CPPR workgroup. Both exploratory… (More)
Several rodent species were blinded and their two-way avoidance behavior was compared to unoperated controls. Blindness facilitated avoidance learning in BALB/cJ mice, impaired learning in hamsters and had no significant effect on albino rats, hooded rats and chinchillas. Effects of blindness upon intertrial locomotor activity correlated well with effects… (More)