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  1. Hombres en Accion (Men in Action): A Community Defined Domestic Violence Intervention with Mexican, Immigrant, Men

    Studies suggest that knowledge, attitudes, and beliefs about domestic violence influence the behaviors of Mexican men. However, few interventions have targeted men in efforts to provide domestic violence...

  2. Involvement in the Online Autistic Community, Identity, Community, and Well-Being

    The values of the disability rights movement and community psychology promote research that focuses on improving the lives of individuals with disabilities (Dowrick & Keys, 2001). Using the Internet for social...

  3. Physical and Environmental Features that Contribute to Satisfaction with Hospice Facilities

    Improving the quality of remaining life for individuals who are terminally ill and their families is an issue that has become increasingly important in recent years. This issue has evolved from perceived...

  4. A System Dynamics Model of Pharmaceutical Opioids: Medical Use, Diversion, and Nonmedical Use

    A dramatic rise in the nonmedical of pharmaceutical opioids has presented the United States with a substantial public health problem. Nonmedical use of prescription pain relievers has become increasingly...

  5. Workplace Aggression: A Multi-Study Examination of Work and Nonwork Consequences

    Workplace aggression has been associated with a number of detrimental employee and organizational outcomes, both at work and away from work. This dissertation includes three studies that expand our knowledge of...

  6. Reducing the Negative Human-Health Impacts of Bioenergy Crop Emissions through Region-Specific Crop Selection

    An expected global increase in bioenergy-crop cultivation as an alternative to fossil fuels will have consequences on both global climate and local air quality through changes in biogenic emissions of volatile...

  7. Racial Discrepancies in the Association Between Paternal vs. Maternal Educational Level and Risk of Low Birthweight in...

    Background: The role of paternal factors in determining the risk of adverse pregnancy outcomes has received less attention than maternal factors. Similarly, the interaction between the effects of race and...

  8. Program Sustainability: Hearing Loss and Tinnitus Prevention in American Indian Communities

    INTRODUCTION: An important goal of any health promotion effort is to have it maintained in delivery and effectiveness over time. The purpose of this study was to establish a community-based noise-induced...

  9. A Livelihood Intervention to Improve Economic and Psychosocial Well-Being in Rural Uganda: Longitudinal Pilot Study

    HIV and poverty are inextricably intertwined in sub-Saharan Africa. Economic and livelihood intervention strategies have been suggested to help mitigate the adverse economic effects of HIV, but few intervention...

  10. Urban and Non-Urban Differences in Community Living and Participation Among Individuals with Serious Mental Illnesses

    Despite a wealth of studies examining the relationship between urbanicity (i.e., living in an urban area) and psychological distress, there is a paucity of research examining the relationship between...

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