• While culturally sensitive health care may help reduce racial and ethnic disparities, there is little empirical evidence of a link between such care and improved patient health. (rwjf.org)
  • During 2007-09 researchers at the University of Florida conducted a two-phase study designed to address health care disparities both through the development and testing of culturally sensitive assessment tools (phase one) and through a health promotion model program (phase two). (rwjf.org)
  • CFAH's Health Behavior News Service covers the latest peer-reviewed studies and systematic reviews on the effects of behavior on health, health disparities and patient engagement research. (cfah.org)
  • The way medical doctors initially assess, treat and refer racial and ethnic minority patients may contribute to known disparities in their use of mental health services, according to a new study in Health Services Research . (cfah.org)
  • To me this is just the beginning point in that there are clear health disparities within the United States," Saint Onge said. (eurekalert.org)
  • It's this idea that there are disparities by gender, class, race, and ethnicity, so how do we identify patterns of behavior to address these? (eurekalert.org)
  • To share the latest research in effectively managing these problems, Stephen T. Higgins, professor of psychiatry and director of the Vermont Center on Behavior and Health (VCBH) at The Robert Larner College of Medicine at The University of Vermont, collaborated with experts on a third annual special issue of the journal Preventive Medicine , titled "Behavior change, health, and health disparities. (medindia.net)
  • And while these problems extend throughout the population, he adds, they disproportionately impact economically disadvantaged populations and other vulnerable populations and represent a major contributor to health disparities. (medindia.net)
  • The lead article, "American Health Improvement Depends upon Addressing Class Disparities," is written by Steven A. Schroeder, distinguished professor of Health and Health Care in the Department of Medicine at the University of California San Francisco and former president/CEO of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. (medindia.net)
  • However, until now there has been very limited population-based data about gender expansive students and their unique health risks and disparities. (pflag.org)
  • Topics include an international comparison of health care systems, a history of health care funding in the United States including the Affordable Care Act, the role of Federal Social Security Disability policy in chronic pain management, international medical tourism, and health care disparities in the United States. (rowman.com)
  • Beachway Therapy Center is proud to host a Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) training intensive led by nationally-recognized Linehan Board Certified Clinician Nancy S. Gordon, LCSW. (prweb.com)
  • Beachway Therapy Center announces a 4-day intensive workshop on Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT). (prweb.com)
  • What is Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)? (health.com)
  • Selena Gomez Is Undergoing Dialectical Behavior Therapy After an Emotional Breakdown. (health.com)
  • What is dialectical behavior therapy? (health.com)
  • Their inability to do what is "right" about their health - whether by improving nutrition, engaging in exercise, taking preventive measures or dealing with acute or chronic health issues - impacts negatively not just on themselves, but also on the efficiency and profitability of their organizations. (shrm.org)
  • However, it's important to provide a quantitative review of this literature to determine if, overall, self-affirmation impacts on health behavior change. (spsp.org)
  • As health care systems in the United States and other industrialized countries are adapting to accommodate these increasing negative impacts, science is turning to personal behavior change for solutions. (medindia.net)
  • This model, relying on self-report, has been applied to a wide variety of problem behaviors including smoking cessation, condom use for HIV protection, the use of sunscreens to prevent skin cancer, and stress management. (apta.org)
  • WASHINGTON - The more time that kids spent in day care, the more likely their sixth-grade teachers were to report problem behaviors such as getting in fights, being disobedient in school and arguing a lot, according to the largest study of child care and development ever conducted in the United States. (nbcnews.com)
  • A new study in the American Journal of Public Health finds that high-quality weight loss information often appears after the first page of search engine results. (cfah.org)
  • Results: On the basis of our literature search, we identified fluoride use and control of dental plaque levels (eg, tooth brushing and proxy brush usage) as target behaviors for preventing caries. (tudelft.nl)
  • The Health Behavior News Service (HBNS), a division of the Center for Advancing Health, brings you the latest health behavior and patient engagement research from selected peer-reviewed journals. (cfah.org)
  • The Center for Advancing Health was a nonprofit organization founded in 1992, supported by individuals and foundations and based in Washington, D.C. until its closing in 2014. (cfah.org)
  • The George Washington University (GW) owns copyrights to materials created by Jessie Gruman, PhD and/or the Center for Advancing Health (CFAH) which are available at www.cfah.org . (cfah.org)
  • Predictive health is a new paradigm that defines the unique characteristics that predict disease risk for individuals and populations and uses new discoveries in biomedicine to emphasize health maintenance and health recovery rather than treatment of disease. (emory.edu)
  • Selected variables include demographic and socioeconomic factors, as well as a large number of dietary, health indicators, and lifestyle-related information. (repec.org)
  • An analysis of nearly 25 years of data for about 10,000 civil servants in London finds an association between socioeconomic position and risk of death, with much of this relation accounted for by health behaviors such as smoking, alcohol consumption, diet and physical activity, according to a study in the March 24/31 issue of JAMA. (redorbit.com)
  • of the Centre for Research in Epidemiology and Population Health, Villejuif, France and colleagues examined the role of health behaviors in the association between socioeconomic position and mortality. (redorbit.com)
  • Convincing a person to receive a vaccination to benefit their health is a growing struggle for public health and medical clinicians. (psychcentral.com)
  • How effective are public health departments at preventing mortality? (repec.org)
  • Public Health Reports. (hhs.gov)
  • It is an official journal of the Society for Public Health Education (SOPHE). (wikipedia.org)
  • Behavior change, in the context of public health, refers to efforts to change people's personal habits to prevent disease. (wikipedia.org)
  • Behavior change in public health is also known as social and behavior change communication (SBCC). (wikipedia.org)
  • A good public health intervention is not only defined by the results they create, but also the number of levels it hits on the socioecological model (individual, interpersonal, community and/or environment). (wikipedia.org)
  • 2 , 3 The expanding influence of Eastern and Arab cultures in the United States and Europe places WPS as a potentially important public health issue for adolescents in these countries. (aappublications.org)
  • Children and adolescents who ate foods high in saturated fats, refined carbohydrates and processed foods appear to experience more depression and low moods, suggests a new systematic research review in the American Journal of Public Health . (cfah.org)
  • Describe the roles biostatistics serves in the discipline of public health. (albany.edu)
  • Apply descriptive techniques commonly used to summarize public health data. (albany.edu)
  • Apply basic informatics techniques with vital statistics and public health records in the description of public health characteristics and in public health research and evaluation. (albany.edu)
  • Interpret results of statistical analyses found in public health studies. (albany.edu)
  • Develop written and oral presentations based on statistical analyses for both public health professionals and educated lay audiences. (albany.edu)
  • Identify the principles and limitations of public health screening programs. (albany.edu)
  • Describe a public health problem in terms of magnitude, person, time and place. (albany.edu)
  • Identify the main components and issues of the organization, financing and delivery of health services and public health systems in the US. (albany.edu)
  • Describe the legal and ethical bases for public health and health services. (albany.edu)
  • Apply principles of strategic planning and marketing to public health. (albany.edu)
  • Describe the role of social and community factors in both the onset and solution of public health problems. (albany.edu)
  • Apply via the School of Public Health. (sc.edu)
  • LAWRENCE -- For the most part, public health initiatives focus on stemming one type of unhealthy behavior: Anti-smoking campaigns, curbing alcohol abuse, or ramping up exercise, for example. (eurekalert.org)
  • Looking at the more holistic picture of their health habits, would give medical or public health advocates a clearer picture and allow them to prescribe a plan of action that might be more likely to succeed, Saint Onge said. (eurekalert.org)
  • These findings have lead to an increasing recognition of disordered gambling as a significant public health problem. (washington.edu)
  • Lee Hae-kook, a psychiatrist who served as a consultant on a WHO task force for mental health, said the gaming disorder classification followed a "thorough review of its public health implications. (koreaherald.com)
  • Lee said while he "understand(s) the concerns of the game industry," there were no considerations -- political or economic -- involved in the decision other than protection of public health. (koreaherald.com)
  • This paper presents results that are part of a larger study carried out in five districts of the eastern Indian state of Orissa, where endemic malaria represents one of the most serious public health concerns. (rand.org)
  • The Department of Health, Behavior and Society offers a number of certificate programs that provide academic training to students seeking targeted education in a specific area of public health. (jhsph.edu)
  • When it comes to public health communications and social marketing campaigns, digital communication is an increasingly powerful influence that reaches across demographics, across borders, and beyond traditional spheres of influence. (air.org)
  • With over 2.8 billion Internet users, many professional communicators engaged in large-scale public health campaigns recognize the value of engaging audiences through digital media. (air.org)
  • Digital platforms have forged a new frontier for public health campaigns, giving us many tools for promoting health communication initiatives that seek to encourage healthy lifestyles and move people to specific health behaviors. (air.org)
  • The Fast Track Master of Public Health (5th Year Program) provides an exceptional educational experience to undergraduate students. (uab.edu)
  • This University-wide program will allow students to receive exceptional training in Public Health from our trained faculty. (uab.edu)
  • Upon graduation, students will complete their departmental requirements, electives, PUH 697: Internship, and PUH 695: Public Health Integrative Experience. (uab.edu)
  • If you have questions regarding the Fast Track MPH Program, please contact the School of Public Health at 205-934-4993 or at [email protected] . (uab.edu)
  • Public Health Fast Track (MPH). (uab.edu)
  • Scheduling will resume once more is known about the duration of the shelter-in-place and related public-health guidance. (acefitness.org)
  • While providing current information in common areas addressed in health psychology such as stress, chronic pain, cigarette smoking and sleep disorders, the book examines cross-cultural dimensions in wellness and health care as well as health communication ranging from clinician and patient to the social marketing models used in public health. (rowman.com)
  • He received his PhD in Clinical Psychology from Saint Louis University and later received a Master's in Public Health from the Saint Louis University School of Public Health. (rowman.com)
  • Perhaps the greatest barriers to achieving major public health advances in the 21st century will result from pandemic paradigm paralysis or the widespread inability to envision alternative or new models of thinking. (diabetesjournals.org)
  • However, if we are complacent with the existing paradigm-that increasing levels of moderate and vigorous levels of physical activity will result in the greatest improvements in public health-then we may not obtain the full return on investment with respect to improving quality of life and life expectancy through patterns of human movement. (diabetesjournals.org)
  • To achieve this, our communication science and health behavior experts conduct comprehensive formative and summative evaluations and deliver solutions that are grounded in theory and evidence. (rti.org)
  • While the evidence is still accumulating, it appears as though the effects of sedentary behavior on health may not be completely independent of physical activity (and vice versa). (acsm.org)
  • Overall, we found no evidence that the Great Recession had a significant influence on the existing trends in health and health behaviors. (nber.org)
  • Is there evidence that digital strategies, such as social media engagement, can affect online patient/consumer behavior? (air.org)
  • Develop evidence-based health promotion and disease prevention programs. (uab.edu)
  • To support adolescents with fixed orthodontic appliances and for promoting oral health behavior, we developed a theory- and evidence-based mHealth program, the WhiteTeeth app. (tudelft.nl)
  • Emerging evidence for the role of sedentary behavior on health, which may be independent of physical activity per se, finds us at a crossroad with respect to prescribing optimal daily human movement patterns for health. (diabetesjournals.org)
  • In the first phase, the researchers administered the Tucker-Culturally Sensitive Health Care Inventory (which was designed by the research team) and other assessment measures at 67 health care sites nationwide. (rwjf.org)
  • Researchers also administered a Health Care Site Characteristics Questionnaire to 67 site administrators. (rwjf.org)
  • In the second phase, the researchers tested the effectiveness of a Patient-Centered Culturally Sensitive Health Care and Health Promoting Model Program on the health status of patients with type 2 diabetes. (rwjf.org)
  • A gene that affects the brain's dopamine system appears to have influenced mothers' behavior during a recent economic downturn, researchers say. (npr.org)
  • Anxiety in Health Behavior and Physical Illness is a comprehensive resource to be read not only by clinical psychologists, psychiatrists, and, other health professionals, but also by researchers and graduate students on the cutting edge of the field. (springer.com)
  • Now, researchers at Imperial College London in the United Kingdom have done a new study , published October 18 in the medical journal JCI Insight , that has found that the hormone may also be involved in regulating sexual behavior . (everydayhealth.com)
  • The two methods allowed the researchers to compare normal brain activity and behavior with their responses while getting the hormone. (everydayhealth.com)
  • The researchers found that the vocabulary and behavior patterns did continue, but there were no differences in math, reading or other skills. (nbcnews.com)
  • The long-term effect on behavior also may have a logical explanation, the researchers said. (nbcnews.com)
  • One possible reason why relations between center care and problem behavior may endure is that primary-school teachers lack the training as well as the time to address behavior problems, given their primary focus on academics," the researchers said. (nbcnews.com)
  • In order to address this question, the Committee turned to a large pooled meta-analysis of over one million people studying the joint associations between physical activity, sedentary behavior and mortality. (acsm.org)
  • Saint Onge, also a professor of health policy and management at KU Medical Center, is the lead author of a new study published in Social Science Medicine -- Population Health that has used national health statistics and identified how seven health behavior patterns based on smoking status, alcohol use, physical activity, physician visits and flu vaccination are associated with mortality. (eurekalert.org)
  • All health behaviors taken together at baseline explained 29 percent of the gradient for cardiovascular mortality and 45 percent when they were entered as time-dependent covariates. (redorbit.com)
  • This study suggests that health behaviors explain a substantial part of social inequalities in mortality and demonstrates the importance of taking into account changes over time in health behaviors when examining their role in social inequalities. (redorbit.com)
  • Over forty experts examine reciprocal roles of anxiety and medical illness as causal or exacerbating factors in each other's onset and development, describe forms of anxiety typical to major disease entities, discuss common health behaviors as they impact anxiety, recast anxiety disorders as chronic illness, and identify patients for whom new forms of treatment may be warranted. (springer.com)
  • Chronic health conditions, such as hemiplegia and related conditions, are a significant risk factor for the development of an anxiety disorder and the prevalence rate of anxiety disorders among youths with chronic health conditions is higher compared to peers without chronic health conditions. (chasa.org)
  • Accordingly, coverage for the evaluation and management of substance related disorders should be the same as health insurance coverage for other chronic illnesses. (asam.org)
  • And a survey of doctors and other health care providers at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia found that even though 95 percent of them thought showing up to work sick puts patients at risk, 83 percent of them did it anyway. (npr.org)
  • So they recently investigated how a parent or other caregiver's education level and dental habits affect children's dental health. (eurekalert.org)
  • Accounting for cognitive ability does not significantly alter the relationship between education and health behavior. (repec.org)
  • DBT was originally developed by psychologist Marsha M. Linehan as a response to the limitations of cognitive behavior therapy (CBT). (prweb.com)
  • Then both groups are given health-risk information to read before completing dependent variables such as measures of message acceptance, intentions and actual behavior. (spsp.org)
  • Increasingly, the industry views changing patient behavior as the critical component to addressing the worldwide obesity epidemic and other long-term health concerns. (xconomy.com)
  • There has been a recent and disturbing trend of some insurers to include contract language that states that services are not covered if the health care condition requiring evaluation or management is a medical/surgical condition that has occurred as a direct result of patient behavior which has been defined as undesirable. (asam.org)
  • Many health care conditions arise or progress as a direct result of patient behavior, such as eating behaviors, substance use behaviors, or sexual behaviors. (asam.org)
  • The health cost increases with wealth and the degree of unhealthiness, leading wealthier individuals to consume more healthy and moderately unhealthy, but fewer severely unhealthy goods. (rand.org)
  • The purpose of this initiative is to invite applications for research projects that will expand our knowledge of basic decision-making processes underlying initiation and long-term maintenance of healthy lifestyle behaviors that may reduce one's risk of cancer and other chronic diseases, such as cardiovascular disease, diabetes, and addiction. (nih.gov)
  • Such programs include providing incentives for healthy behaviors, such as extra days off work for meeting exercise and weight goals, which the Arkansas health plan offers, he said. (medindia.net)
  • Stay healthy through tips curated by our health experts. (healthboards.com)
  • In addition, the YRBSS monitors the prevalence of obesity and asthma and other health-related behaviors plus sexual identity and sex of sexual contacts. (cdc.gov)
  • Unfortunately, most Americans are doing a fairly poor job at caring for their health and well-being, as evidenced by the rising rates of obesity, diabetes, cardiovascular risk, stress, anxiety and other lifestyle-related conditions. (shrm.org)
  • Cigarette smoking, other substance abuse and obesity negatively affect our health. (medindia.net)
  • Obesity is a condition where there is excess accumulation of body fat which poses a risk to the health of the individual. (medindia.net)
  • These taxa and functional groups represent potential mechanisms through which the microbiome interacts with the psychosocial environment and, if replicated, potentially influence the development of behavior. (nutraingredients-usa.com)
  • We also analyze the impact of messages and promotional materials in the context of behavior change and deliver data our clients can use. (rti.org)
  • Develop a system to detect and receive reports of unprofessional behavior, and use non-confrontational interaction strategies to address intimidating and disruptive behaviors within the context of an organizational commitment to the health and well-being of all staff and patients. (emaxhealth.com)
  • This is best done with an array of data-aggregate insurance claims, health-risk assessments, biometrics, surveys and other elements that can help profile the workforce and identify current and future health risks. (shrm.org)
  • As self-affirmation works by reducing defensive responding when people feel threatened, it could be that self-affirmation is most effective on more proximal health risks as they are perceived as more threatening (e.g., they are perceived as more vivid and relevant) than more distal risks. (spsp.org)
  • Specify approaches for assessing, preventing and controlling environmental hazards that pose risks to human health and safety. (albany.edu)
  • If we can continue to build on this research, we can use it to both understand our health behaviors and risks and to identify what programs our members need to improve their health," said Hill, a prevention specialist with the Arkansas Center for Health Improvement in Little Rock. (medindia.net)
  • Participants who admitted they had high risks had average annual health care costs of $4432, but average annual costs were $2382 for those who did not. (medindia.net)
  • for example information that suggests that our lifestyle choices are bad for our health would indicate that we were not adaptively adequate (after all, why would someone intentionally continue to do something that is harmful to their health). (spsp.org)
  • What's really interesting about self-affirmation theory is that it suggests a technique for overcoming defensiveness to threatening health-risk information. (spsp.org)
  • A growing body of research suggests that prolonged sitting throughout the day may be harmful to your health. (stanford.edu)
  • The status quo of medicine focused on 'illness care' rather than 'health care' is not sustainable. (emory.edu)
  • He has masters degrees in health-fitness management and healthcare administration and a doctoral degree from The University of Texas at Austin focused on health care informatics, health administration, health education and health policy. (psychcentral.com)
  • The Institute of Medicine has identified patient-centered care as an important dimension of health care quality. (rwjf.org)
  • Patient-centered, 'culturally sensitive' health care addresses patients' cultural preferences and tailors care to the patient's cultural needs. (rwjf.org)
  • The higher the percentage of racially and ethnically diverse staff members employed at a health care facility, the more satisfaction patients reported about their care. (rwjf.org)
  • Improving health care in ways that matter most to patients, families, and caregivers. (rwjf.org)
  • Therefore, this trend presents a new challenge for adolescent health care providers. (aappublications.org)
  • This trend, reflecting globalization's impact on developed nations, presents a new challenge for adolescent health care providers. (aappublications.org)
  • The vast majority of health care providers said they were worried about letting down colleagues or patients if they stayed home. (npr.org)
  • We all feel pressured to deny our own needs (often giving up meals, bathroom breaks, and yes, caring for our own illnesses) in order to meet the high pressure/high demand/productivity of the health care system," one doctor wrote. (npr.org)
  • And this is despite the fact that numerous outbreaks in health care facilities have been caused by infected workers. (npr.org)
  • If you can afford to lose the opportunity to take care of your infants or lose a mating opportunity, then you can act on the sickness behavior cues without too much of a loss. (npr.org)
  • Health care is a high-stakes, pressure-packed environment that can test the limits of civility in the workplace. (emaxhealth.com)
  • A new alert issued today by The Joint Commission warns that rude language and hostile behavior among health care professionals goes beyond being unpleasant and poses a serious threat to patient safety and the overall quality of care. (emaxhealth.com)
  • Intimidating and disruptive behaviors are such a serious issue that, in addition to addressing it in the new Sentinel Event Alert, The Joint Commission is introducing new standards requiring more than 15,000 accredited health care organizations to create a code of conduct that defines acceptable and unacceptable behaviors and to establish a formal process for managing unacceptable behavior. (emaxhealth.com)
  • Health care leaders and caregivers have known for years that intimidating and disruptive behaviors are a serious problem. (emaxhealth.com)
  • To help put an end to once-accepted behaviors that put patients at risk, The Joint Commission Sentinel Event Alert urges health care organizations to take action. (emaxhealth.com)
  • Addressing unprofessional behavior among health care professionals is part of a series of Alerts issued by the Joint Commission. (emaxhealth.com)
  • Previous Alerts have addressed pediatric medication errors, wrong-site surgery, medication mix-ups, health care-associated infections and patient suicides, among others. (emaxhealth.com)
  • between the immediate gratification factor and the pressure from pharmaceuticals (everywhere you go in the health care field you see clocks, stickie notepads, pens, rollodexes, all with insignias of various medications). (behavior.net)
  • Our goal is to present the facts for readers to understand and use to make informed choices about health and health care. (cfah.org)
  • Through blogs and comments, patients and experts explore what it takes to find good health care and make the most of it. (cfah.org)
  • Overall, we found counties that are struggling economically tend to have inadequate health care resources or infrastructure and have the highest rates of later-stage breast cancer,' said Roger Anderson, Ph.D., of Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine. (cfah.org)
  • The BBB Program and the Health Care Management Department of the Wharton School have jointly sponsored this effort. (upenn.edu)
  • Students interested in the minor should contact Ms. June Kinney in the Health Care Systems Office at [email protected] or in her office 205 Colonial Penn Center (3641 Locust Walk) for advising and signature before declaring the minor with the BBB Office. (upenn.edu)
  • HCMG 101, Health Care Systems, is a basic course and would ordinarily be taken first in the sequence of health management course (although it is not technically a prerequisite for other HCMG courses). (upenn.edu)
  • Neonatal health care costs related to smoking during pregnancy. (springer.com)
  • And many of these offerings, especially those intended for use outside a clinic or hospital, "are only going to be effective if they can change behavior-change health care-for a long period of time," McCray said. (xconomy.com)
  • Effectively promoting health-related behavior change needs to be a key component of health care research and policy. (medindia.net)
  • Attitude, perceived behaviour control, social support and social norm, and the level of satisfaction with Dutch health care proved to be directly associated with screening intention. (tudelft.nl)
  • The book departs from traditional health psychology and health behavior textbook with its attention to public policy and international dimensions of health care. (rowman.com)
  • primary care medicine, and cross-cultural issues in health care. (rowman.com)
  • More research is needed to understand why behavior problems continue so many years after the actual child care, said Bowman, who is also chief executive of early childhood education at Chicago Public Schools. (nbcnews.com)
  • Provision of professional health care services involves a therapeutic contract between the patient and the provider. (asam.org)
  • Third party payers such as health insurance carriers, are usually involved in the payment of claims for professional health care services rendered. (asam.org)
  • If this injection drug use were to produce an infectious disease such as a cellulitis or an infected heart valve, or were to transmit an infectious disease such as hepatitis or HIV infection, the insurer could contend that such health care conditions were outside the bounds of the contractual liability for payment of the third party payer. (asam.org)
  • Next, we identified important and changeable determinants of oral health behavior that fitted the theoretical concepts of the Health Action Process Approach (HAPA) theory. (tudelft.nl)
  • The YRBSS was developed in 1990 to monitor health behaviors that contribute markedly to the leading causes of death, disability, and social problems among youth and adults in the United States. (cdc.gov)
  • Can social media change health behavior? (slideshare.net)
  • The participants were randomly assigned into four groups that each received a different set of messages about the HPV vaccine based on social media posts typically used by health organizations. (psychcentral.com)
  • Regarding health, it is worth pointing out that students of all ages tend to focus on the physical aspects of health and pay less attention to the mental and social aspects. (sciencenetlinks.com)
  • In general, students at this level should come to realize that good mental health involves the interaction of psychological, biological, physiological, social, and cultural systems. (sciencenetlinks.com)
  • Good mental health generally is regarded as the ability to cope with the ordinary circumstances people encounter in their personal, professional, and social lives. (sciencenetlinks.com)
  • The American Journal of Health Behavior seeks to improve the quality of life through multidisciplinary health efforts in fostering a better understanding of the multidimensional nature of both individuals and social systems as they relate to health behaviors. (ingentaconnect.com)
  • On the other hand, if health behaviors are socially patterned and determined, for example, by financial factors, the capacity to respond to health education messages, or the environment in which they live, the same policies aimed at improving the population's health may contribute to an increase in social inequalities in health," the authors conclude. (redorbit.com)
  • Disordered gambling has been associated with a host of serious consequences for the gambler and society, including financial, legal, social, familial, and work/educational difficulties as well as elevated rates of anxiety, depression, and suicidal ideation and behavior. (washington.edu)
  • Implementing an incentive-based intervention in maternal health often brings up social validity concerns. (springer.com)
  • The National Library of Medicine (NLM) is "mining" Facebook and Twitter to improve its social media footprint and to assess how Tweets can be used as "change-agents" for health behaviors. (prisonplanet.com)
  • The NLM, a division of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), will have software installed on government computers that will store data from social media as part of a $30,000 project announced last week. (prisonplanet.com)
  • The world-wide explosion in the use of social media provides a unique opportunity for sampling sentiment and use patterns of NLM's 'customers' and for comparing NLM to other sources of health-related information," the agency said. (prisonplanet.com)
  • Gray's Social Stories follow a specific format and are designed especially for children on the autism spectrum to teach social cues and related behaviors and emotions that children with autism are unable to define and deal with appropriately. (empowher.com)
  • The Journal of Health and Social Behavior is a quarterly, peer-reviewed journal of the ASA. (innovations-report.com)
  • Human movement represents a complex behavior that is influenced by personal motivation, health and mobility issues, genetic factors, and the social and physical environments in which people live. (diabetesjournals.org)
  • However, the biological, social, and environmental pathways leading to sedentary behavior versus physical activity may be different. (diabetesjournals.org)
  • In a recent paper ( Epton, Harris, Kane, van Koningsbruggen, & Sheeran, 2014 ) we reviewed the self-affirmation and health literature to determine if self-affirmation really works and can improve message acceptance, change intentions, and and lead to more appropriate health behavior. (spsp.org)
  • We were able to connect the dots, all the way from microbe to behavior, and determine the entire pathway that could be involved in this process," Dr. O'Donnell says. (nih.gov)
  • In the fall of 2012 the Virginia Department of Health's Lord Fairfax Health District, in collaboration with the local school systems, administered the 2011 version of the YRBS to eighth and 11th grade students in the counties of Clarke, Frederick, Page and Warren, and the City of Winchester. (virginia.gov)
  • Anxiety in Health Behavior and Physical Illness explores complex relationships between medical and anxiety pathology on the theoretical, research, and practical fronts. (springer.com)
  • The National Alternative High School Youth Risk Behavior Survey conducted in 1998 among a representative sample of almost 9,000 students in alternative high schools. (cdc.gov)
  • She regularly provides coaching and consultation to caregivers and health professionals and offers licensing and credentialing to other professionals to use her workbook, 7 Steps of Hope and Healing™ . (prweb.com)