• behaviors
  • The researchers teamed with the Annenberg Public Policy Center of the University of Pennsylvania, which conducted a nationally representative survey of the U.S. adult population over 33 weeks in 2016 on Zika-related attitudes, knowledge and behaviors. (eurekalert.org)
  • We created a Twitter-based index of three measures that are classically important in disease control: attitudes, knowledge and behaviors," Albarracin said. (eurekalert.org)
  • The results demonstrated a high ability to identify community attitudes, knowledge and behaviors in a timely manner and at low cost on social media, Albarracin said. (eurekalert.org)
  • An Indiana University study published in the September issue of the International Journal of Sexual Health found that women who feel more positively about women's genitals find it easier to orgasm and are more likely to engage in sexual health promoting behaviors, such as having regular gynecological exams or performing vulvar self-examinations. (redorbit.com)
  • The perceived role of God in illness and recovery is a primary influence upon the health care beliefs and behaviors of American Muslims, a first-of-its-kind study has discovered. (uchospitals.edu)
  • The traditional Ramadan fasting occurring this month is but one of many facets of the Islamic faith that might influence a patient's health behaviors. (uchospitals.edu)
  • For the report, 'Meeting the Healthcare Needs of American Muslims,' researchers interviewed people who share Islamic faith from a variety of ethnic backgrounds to gauge how their faith influences behaviors and the cultural obstacles they face within the health care environment. (uchospitals.edu)
  • Patient attitudes concerning health behaviors during pregnancy : initial development of a questionnaire. (ehesp.fr)
  • Health behaviors related to LBW are inadequate prenatal care, poor nutrition, smoking, and moderate to heavy alcohol use. (ehesp.fr)
  • Before interventions can be designed to assist women in modifying these health behaviors, more must be understood about their causes. (ehesp.fr)
  • The Health Belief Model (HBM) is a framework for analyzing beliefs that motivate health behaviors and is well established as a model for understanding health behavior decisions. (ehesp.fr)
  • spirituality plays a role in their emotional and mental capacity to handle challenges they face and practice health-promoting behaviors. (wikipedia.org)
  • Behavior
  • This research reports on college students' attitudes regarding alcohol abuse and rioting and beliefs about university- and community-based environmental management strategies to quell riotous behavior. (ed.gov)
  • Purpose of the Study: The goal of this paper is to compare the impact of a multi-tiered community-based cancer prevention model on cancer knowledge, health attitude and behavior, by demographics and assimilation with an emphasis of impacts on disadvantaged rural minority population. (aacrjournals.org)
  • The cancer knowledge, health attitudes, and behavior comparison will be done for Hispanic vs. non-Hispanic and Spanish vs English language respondents within the two group designs. (aacrjournals.org)
  • care
  • Specific medical advice should be obtained from a licensed health care practitioner. (trulyhuge.com)
  • Consistent with that hypothesis, racial attitudes had a significantly larger impact on health care opinions in fall 2009 than they had in cross-sectional surveys from the past two decades and in panel data collected before Obama became the face of the policy. (themonkeycage.org)
  • Dozens of media polls from 1993 to 1994 and from 2009 to 2010 are also pooled together to show that with African Americans overwhelmingly supportive of Obama's legislative proposals, the racial divide in health care opinions was 20 percentage points greater in 2009-10 than it was over President Clinton's plan back in 1993-94. (themonkeycage.org)
  • Attitudes of health care personnel toward demented patients. (diva-portal.org)
  • Health care personnel (n = 724) working in psychogeriatric care, somatic and psychiatric long-term care, somatic and psychiatric general care and in homes for the aged, were interviewed by means of questionnaires evaluating attitudes and intentions regarding work with demented patients and education in their care. (diva-portal.org)
  • The largest numbers of personnel with positive attitudes were found in psychogeriatric care and somatic long-term care and the lowest in general medical and psychiatric care. (diva-portal.org)
  • Such a scale, she wrote in the study, could be useful in sex therapy, in medical settings to help better understand decision-making that goes into gynecological care and treatment, and in health education settings involving women and their sexual health. (redorbit.com)
  • Respondents' race and ethnicity did come to matter as the debate proceeded, a fact which will be of little surprise to frequent readers of this space or of Michael Tesler's research on health care attitudes . (themonkeycage.org)
  • Outreach and education efforts by the health care community can help address Muslim concerns and improve health care quality in this rapidly growing population, the report recommends. (uchospitals.edu)
  • The idea was to talk about the health care values of American Muslim patients and the challenges they face inside the health care system,' said Aasim Padela, MD, MS, assistant professor of medicine and director of the Initiative on Islam and Medicine at the University of Chicago. (uchospitals.edu)
  • To assess the common health care values of this diverse religious community, Padela and colleagues conducted several focus groups in southeastern Michigan, home to one of the largest Muslim-American communities in the United States. (uchospitals.edu)
  • The health care role of imams, the spiritual leaders of the Muslim community, was frequently discussed. (uchospitals.edu)
  • Though imams are often consulted by patients for advice during illness, Muslim chaplains are a rarity in the American health care system. (uchospitals.edu)
  • Other recommendations in the report for health care institutions included cultural sensitivity training for staff, providing halal food and prayer space for Muslim inpatients, and building partnerships with mosques to create health awareness campaigns targeting the community. (uchospitals.edu)
  • Thus, the South does not appear to be as different from the rest of the country on health care attitudes as it was on favorability toward the Republican party. (wallstreetpit.com)
  • Overall, given what you know about them, do you support or oppose the proposed changes to the health care system being developed by Congress and the Obama administration? (wallstreetpit.com)
  • Do you approve or disapprove of how President Barack Obama is handling health care? (wallstreetpit.com)
  • Research on Medical Care included surveys on the work of Medical Officers of Health in Ontario, and the work of Optometrists and Ophthalmologists in Ontario. (wikipedia.org)
  • While he sat on the board he gave evidence for the care of elderly and feeble minded (1908), strongly opposed the eugenics movement and the poor laws (1909) and called for a preventative health service run by the local authority instead. (wikipedia.org)
  • For example, health care practitioners in hospitals in Orange County, California, routinely see evidence of coining among hospitalized Vietnamese patients. (wikipedia.org)
  • one's
  • Most participants perceived illness through a religious lens as predestined,' the authors wrote, 'a trial from God by which one's sins are removed, an opportunity for spiritual reward, a reminder to improve one's health, and sometimes a sign of personal failure to follow Islam's tenets. (uchospitals.edu)
  • toward
  • Using a primarily qualitative research technique, the researchers explored attitudes toward recent rioting at a northeastern Big Ten University using a 16-item questionnaire containing mostly open-ended items. (ed.gov)
  • This method is effective in reinforcing extant attitudes of derision toward the opposition and support for the "mudslinging" candidate. (wikipedia.org)
  • This meant it was primarily used toward the attitudes that were rarely, if ever attacked by opposing forces. (wikipedia.org)
  • Americans
  • My goal is not to examine overall trends, but to look at a range of demographic sub-groups, from those on Medicare and those without health insurance to older Americans and those with poor self-reported health. (themonkeycage.org)
  • prevention
  • This round of Eurobarometer surveys covers the special topic of public health and includes the following major areas of focus: (1) check-up and prevention, (2) oral health, (3) alcohol habits, (4) smoking habits, (5) organ and blood donation, and (6) sport and physical activity. (umich.edu)
  • Implications regarding the role of health educators to promote university- and community-based alcohol abuse prevention coalitions are discussed. (ed.gov)
  • may provide a useful framework within which to understand, and attempt to alter, attitudes that persist even though they appear contrary to available empirical evidence" coincided with a national ban on tail docking of dogs in all states of Australia under the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals and Animal Welfare Acts. (wikipedia.org)
  • outcomes
  • Building upon their foundational work to improve health outcomes for young people with cancer (Re-Mission), they also work to encourage childhood physical activity (Zamzee), design family-strengthening tools for young mothers and their babies, and help teenagers cultivate emotion-regulating strategies and skills. (wikipedia.org)
  • Spirituality affects both mental and physical health outcomes in the general United States population across different ethnic groups. (wikipedia.org)
  • However, taken as a whole, research tends to show that the effect of spirituality is positive, associated with better health outcomes. (wikipedia.org)
  • Spiritual wellbeing has been associated with positive physical health outcomes in research. (wikipedia.org)
  • Epidemiology
  • Epidemiologist Union (Fed) Health Department, South Africa 1950-1952 Consultant in Epidemiology, Department of National Health and Welfare, Ottawa (worked on background report of Canadian Sickness Survey 1952-1954. (wikipedia.org)
  • Research Medical Officer, Physicians Service Inc. Toronto, Ontario 1954-1957 Department of Public Health, School of Hygiene, University of Toronto 1959 Professor and Head of Department of Epidemiology, University of Toronto, 1962-1975. (wikipedia.org)
  • Professor of Epidemiology, Department of Preventive Medicine, 1975-1982 Professor Emeritus from 1982 In reference to his higher qualifications, the MD was by thesis: Studies in Health, Growth and Nutrition. (wikipedia.org)
  • Scientists
  • This measure is not especially predictive, reinforcing a finding that political scientists have seen in policy arenas for decades: self-interest is not a central or direct predictor of most political attitudes. (themonkeycage.org)
  • research
  • Social media data can be used as an additional source of information to gauge public opinion about health issues alongside traditional data sources like phone-based polling, says new research co-written. (eurekalert.org)
  • Numerous research studies have shown that a good attitude promotes a good immune system. (a-better-way.com)
  • the largest concentration of health psychology research in the UK with more than 60 staff. (wikipedia.org)
  • It has core support from three Cancer Research UK programme grants, and additional funding from the MRC, BBSRC, National Institute for Health Research, INRA, and EU FP7. (wikipedia.org)
  • Her contributions to this field were reflected in her appointment as deputy director of the Department of Health Policy Research Unit on cancer awareness, screening and early diagnosis. (wikipedia.org)
  • His research interest was the connection between attitude and health. (wikipedia.org)
  • She is chair of the Australian Anthrozoology Research Foundation, a non-profit foundation set up to raise research funding for students investigating the potential benefits for human health of engaging with companion animals. (wikipedia.org)
  • However, there is a consensus in research done on spirituality that it influences health. (wikipedia.org)
  • Physical Education
  • These are important findings about body image," said Debby Herbenick, associate director of the Center for Sexual Health Promotion in the School of Health, Physical Education and Recreation. (redorbit.com)
  • A selected sample of 150 students majoring in education or health and physical education was chosen, 139 of whom volunteered to participate. (ed.gov)
  • issues
  • Clearly, people will talk about their health online, and they seem to have no qualms about obtaining information about public health issues from social media," she said. (eurekalert.org)
  • The ET allowed her claim citing that the attendance issues were an effect of the depression and that the director's unsympathetic attitude amounted to discrimination. (pjhlaw.co.uk)
  • Implementing inoculation theory in studies of contemporary social issues (from mundane to controversial social issues), the variety and resurgence of studies using inoculation theory bolsters the effectiveness and utility of the theory and provides support that it can be used to strengthen and/or predict attitudes. (wikipedia.org)
  • influences
  • Inoculation theory functions as a strategy to protect attitudes from change - to confer resistance to counter-attitudinal influences, whether such influences take the form of direct attacks or sustained pressures. (wikipedia.org)
  • favor
  • Do you favor or oppose creating a government-administered health insurance option that anyone can purchase to compete with private insurance plans? (wallstreetpit.com)
  • The laws protecting the workers are ignored in favor of cutting costs and lowering health standards. (wikipedia.org)
  • address
  • The special topic modules address such topics as agriculture, education, natural environment and resources, public health, public safety and crime, and science and technology. (umich.edu)
  • healthcare
  • Sir William Leslie Mackenzie MD FRSE LLD (May 30, 1862 - February 28, 1935) was a renowned doctor in the field of public health, best known for his efforts to systematize rural healthcare and his contributions to the study of child and maternal health. (wikipedia.org)
  • exams
  • Questions pertain to medical tests and health exams received in the past 12 months, eating a healthy diet, exercise, visits and access to a dentist, and food and drink consumption. (umich.edu)
  • Psychology
  • An analysis of online communications on Twitter about the public health challenges of the Zika virus correlated highly with a Zika-related analysis of traditional survey data from landline and cellular phones, said Dolores Albarracin, a professor of psychology at Illinois and a co-author of the study. (eurekalert.org)
  • Martin Jarvis, emeritus professor of health psychology, a colleague and friend for 40 years said "I like to think I played a part in persuading her to go on and study whole populations. (wikipedia.org)
  • Jane Wardle was founding editor of the British Journal of Health Psychology,[not in citation given] and was on the editorial board of 8 international journals. (wikipedia.org)
  • citation needed] She continued her involvement with the development of health psychology, and was Chair of the Division of Health Psychology of the British Psychological Society from 2000-2001. (wikipedia.org)
  • cancer
  • Background: There is less choice for healthy food, less access to health facilities and sparse access to public health information in rural communities that create higher risk of preventable cancer in rural areas. (aacrjournals.org)
  • Wardle was also noted as a public health policy campaigner, and for the frank way she wrote about her own cancer diagnosis. (wikipedia.org)
  • common
  • Now inoculation theory studies target less popular or common attitudes, like whether a person should buy a Mac or a PC computer or should people support gay marriage. (wikipedia.org)
  • medical
  • Obtaining his public health diploma in 1890, Mackenzie became the assistant medical officer at Aberdeen. (wikipedia.org)
  • In 1904, he was appointed the medical member of the Scottish Local Government Board until 1917, becoming later with the name change, a member of the Board of Health for Scotland until his 1928 retirement. (wikipedia.org)
  • Human
  • It was Bennett's personal appraisal of the breed standard requirement to dock her puppies' tails, and subsequent review of the complex attitudes related to the issue of tail docking in dogs, that prompted her to change her professional focus from the neurosciences to pursue improved understanding of human-animal interactions in the inter-disciplinary field of anthrozoology. (wikipedia.org)
  • areas
  • Since its creation, the uses of inoculation theory have been expanded in the areas of health, political, educational and commercial messaging. (wikipedia.org)
  • improve
  • Hopelab is a social innovation lab focused on designing science-based technologies to improve the health and well-being of teens and young adults. (wikipedia.org)
  • studies
  • During his studies, he was influenced greatly by Alexander Bain and was a one-time associate of Edwin Chadwick, another major public health figure. (wikipedia.org)
  • challenges
  • They firmly believe that the toughest health challenges facing teens and young adults can be addressed with scientific rigor, innovative design, and empathy. (wikipedia.org)
  • initial
  • However, in 2001, Nike director Todd McKean stated in an interview that the "initial attitude was, 'Hey, we don't own the factories. (wikipedia.org)