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A 33-year follow-up of narcotics addicts.
- Y. Hser, V. Hoffman, C. Grella, M. Anglin
- Psychology, Medicine
- Archives of general psychiatry
- 1 May 2001
BACKGROUND This study examined longitudinal patterns of heroin use, other substance use, health, mental health, employment, criminal involvement, and mortality among heroin addicts. METHODS The… Expand
Prevalence of Serious Psychological Distress and Mental Health Treatment in a National Sample of Pregnant and Postpartum Women
This study examines the prevalence and correlates of past month serious psychological distress (SPD) and past year mental health treatment (MHT) across pregnancy and the postpartum. Data are from the… Expand
Health Conditions Among Aging Narcotics Addicts: Medical Examination Results
- Y. Hser, L. Gelberg, V. Hoffman, C. Grella, W. McCarthy, M. Anglin
- Journal of Behavioral Medicine
- 1 December 2004
The study examined health conditions among an aging cohort of male narcotics addicts. This prospective cohort study (1964–1998) included interviews and medical testing for 108 surviving subjects who… Expand
Management Strategies To Reduce Psychiatric Readmissions
The gamesmanship of sex: a model based on African American adolescent accounts.
This article examines adolescent understanding of the social context of sexual behavior. Using grounded theory to interpret interviews with 39 African American male and female adolescents, the… Expand
Years of potential life lost among heroin addicts 33 years after treatment.
OBJECTIVE To examine premature mortality in terms of years of potential life lost (YPLL) among a cohort of long-term heroin addicts. METHOD This longitudinal, prospective study followed a cohort of… Expand
Definition of Treatment-Resistant Depression in the Medicare Population
Objectives To inform future discussions and decisions about how to define treatment-resistant depression (TRD) and specify the important outcomes measured in research studies, and to clarify how… Expand
- S. Eyre, C. Auerswald, V. Hoffman, S. Millstein
- Psychology, Medicine
- Journal of health psychology
- 1 July 1998
This qualitative study examined how adolescents conceptualize sexual behavior. Open-ended interviews about sex were conducted with a sample of 21 male and 18 female African- American adolescents.… Expand
A night with Venus: partner assessments and high-risk sexual encounters.
This study examined partner assessments and high-risk sexual encounters among STD clinic patients. Participants were 42 English-speaking attendees of a public STD clinic in Southern California with… Expand
Primary relationship scripts among lower-income, African American young adults.
Research on romantic relationships among lower income, African American young adults has mostly focused on problem behaviors, and has infrequently documented nonpathological relationship processes… Expand