• Commissioner of Socia
  • Berryhill is now the Acting Commissioner of Social Security and is automatically substituted as Defendant pursuant to Fed. (justia.com)
  • ORDER DENYING Plaintiff's Social Security Complaint and DIRECTING Clerk of Court to Enter Judgment in Favor of Michael J. Astrue, Commissioner of Social Security and Against Plaintiff Constance M. Morphew, signed by Magistrate Judge Gary S. Austin on 8/18/2009. (justia.com)
  • 1 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT ) 1:08-cv-00864 GSA ) ) ) ORDER REGARDING PLAINTIFF'S ) SOCIAL SECURITY COMPLAINT ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) MICHAEL J. ASTRUE, Commissioner of Social Security, BACKGROUND Plaintiff Constance M. Morphew ("Plaintiff") seeks judicial review of a final decision of the Commissioner of Social Security ("Commissioner") denying her application for disability insurance benefits and supplemental security income pursuant to Titles II and XVI of the Social Security Act. (justia.com)
  • The Act requires the Commissioner of Social Security to prescribe rules for obtaining and evaluating evidence and making disability decisions. (ssa.gov)
  • behaviors
  • Social competence theories center on the idea that children who accurately perceive how others feel about them are better able to modulate their behaviors in ways that maximize acceptance. (bio-medicine.org)
  • Rigorous evaluation studies have shown that Collaborative Classroom's programs improve students' academic achievement, strengthen their pro-social inclinations and skills, and reduce their involvement in problem behaviors including drug and alcohol use. (wikipedia.org)
  • context
  • These findings highlight the social context of the ASC experience, with prior adjustment, family background, and patterning of care all serving as important factors in the care-outcome linkage. (duke.edu)
  • Developmental variations across the lifespan including cortical maturation, psychosocial development, and changes in the female reproductive cycle [ 10 ], need to be considered in the context of such findings. (biomedcentral.com)
  • The present argument attempts to deconstruct this argument on epistemological grounds by analyzing 1) the prevailing universal concept of death in naturalistic discourse, 2) the issue of our adjustment to this presumed reality, and 3) the relationship between existence and death in the context of their social evolution. (wikipedia.org)
  • outcomes
  • Poor adjustment outcomes for self-care were most apparent for children already displaying problem behavior in kindergarten, and for children not participating in adult-supervised extracurricular activities. (duke.edu)
  • The team measured treatment outcomes including pain related interference, work and social adjustment, and depression upon treatment completion and after 9 months, and compared findings to pretreatment scores. (painweek.org)
  • The control group was provided with nutritional supplements, social services, and health care to ensure that these factors did not affect the outcomes of the experiment. (wikipedia.org)
  • welfare
  • Medical Xpress)-One-third of all suicides in the U.S. involve acute use of alcohol before the fatal attempt, according to a study led by UCLA social welfare professor Mark Kaplan. (medicalxpress.com)
  • Moreover, this small investment today could result in potentially great savings in the future by reducing dependence on welfare and other social services. (wikipedia.org)
  • In 2006, Slonim-Nevo was nominated by the Israeli Minister of welfare to review the functioning of social workers who provide child custody reports in divorce hearings, Slonim-Nevo committee. (wikipedia.org)
  • As a researcher and a clinician, she devotes her efforts to projects that have a direct impact on the welfare of social work's clients, and she integrates between theoretical and practical research. (wikipedia.org)
  • peers
  • Survivors of childhood cancer have been identified as being more socially isolated and withdrawn than their peers or siblings as well as engage in less than half the number of social activities as their peers. (wikipedia.org)
  • cognitive
  • The significant findings of the experiment were as follows: Impact of child care/preschool on reading and math achievement, and cognitive ability, at age 21: An increase of 1.8 grade levels in reading achievement An increase of 1.3 grade levels in math achievement A modest increase in Full-Scale IQ (4.4 points), and in Verbal IQ (4.2 points). (wikipedia.org)
  • statistical
  • The authors thank their colleagues in the Channing Division of Network Medicine, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital and at Harvard Medical School for their assistance with the HPFS data and for reviewing the analysis protocol, findings, statistical code, and manuscript. (annals.org)
  • Statistical adjustment for these, however, generally indicates an important additional contribution of childhood socioeconomic background. (bmj.com)
  • mortality
  • Alexander C. Tsai, M.D., Ph.D., from Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, and colleagues conducted a prospective cohort study involving men aged 40 to 75 years to examine the correlation between social integration and suicide mortality. (medicalxpress.com)
  • Inverse associations were seen for social integration with all-cause and cardiovascular-related mortality, but adjustment for competing causes of death did not change these findings. (medicalxpress.com)
  • 2 In this study we investigate the association between childhood circumstances and CVD mortality among male former students of Glasgow University, who will have experienced a relatively homogeneous and privileged adulthood social environment. (bmj.com)
  • Cox proportional hazards models were used to estimate the association between father's social class and CVD, cancer and other (non-CVD, non-cancer) mortality, adjusted for age and quintile of year of birth (to control for any cohort effect). (bmj.com)
  • There is a strong trend of increasing risk of all cause and CVD mortality with lower paternal social class, with little trend evident for the other cause of death groups (table 1 ). (bmj.com)
  • Adjustment for systolic blood pressure and smoking had little effect on the findings with respect to CVD mortality. (bmj.com)
  • We have demonstrated a strong and specific association between an indicator of childhood social circumstances and CVD mortality among male former Glasgow University students, in agreement with several other studies. (bmj.com)
  • depression
  • Psychology Professor Janet Kistner found that children in third through fifth grades who had the wrong idea about their level of social acceptance were more likely to develop symptoms of depression over time. (bio-medicine.org)
  • Greater social acceptance, in turn, is expected to be associated with fewer symptoms of depression. (bio-medicine.org)
  • An adjustment disorder (AD)-sometimes called exogenous, reactive, or situational depression-occurs when an individual is unable to adjust to or cope with a particular stress or a major life event. (wikipedia.org)
  • Other adverse effects, such as depression, anxiety, anti-social behavior and increased risk of physical abuse, have also been linked to the use of corporal punishment by parents. (wikipedia.org)
  • Defendant
  • UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT EASTERN DISTRICT OF ARKANSAS NORTHERN DIVISION CONNIE MARIE STAGGS V. PLAINTIFF NO. 1:16CV00118-JTR NANCY A. BERRYHILL,1 Acting Commissioner, Social Security Administration DEFENDANT ORDER I. Introduction: Plaintiff, Connie Marie Staggs, applied for disability income benefits on January 31, 2014, alleging her disability began on February 10, 2013. (justia.com)
  • evaluate
  • The purpose of this longitudinal study is to evaluate a developmentally-oriented bio-neuropsychological model of adjustment in youth and young adults with spina bifida. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • socially
  • This longitudinal study of youth with SB includes the following innovations: (1) videotaped social interactions between youth with SB and their close friends, (2) a comprehensive assessment of socially-relevant neuropsychological factors, (3) an extensive multi-respondent questionnaire- and interview-based evaluation of the targets' social adjustment, (4) an interview-based evaluation of the transition to emerging adulthood, and (5) an oversampling of Hispanic families. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • prospective
  • Disagreeable youth had some of the highest levels of concurrent and prospective adjustment problems, with rates of self-and motherreported internalizing problems that rivaled withdrawn victimized youth and withdrawn youth, and rates of self-and mother-reported externalizing problems that rivaled aggressive victimized youth and aggressive youth. (wayne.edu)
  • work
  • No gender differences were observed in participation in work or social activities. (biomedcentral.com)
  • Vered Slonim-Nevo is a professor of social work at the Spitzer Department of Social Work in Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU). (wikipedia.org)
  • She studied social work (BSW and MSW) in the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, and PhD in UCLA. (wikipedia.org)
  • Vered Slonim-Nevo focuses in her work on the connection between theory and practice in the social work profession. (wikipedia.org)
  • Slonim-Nevo wrote two books about conducting social work interventions that are based on her clinical and research experiences and are used by students and professionals. (wikipedia.org)
  • Slonim-Nevo published a textbook that is highly used by social work students and researches for many years. (wikipedia.org)
  • Together with Isaac Nevo, Slonim-Nevo discussed one of the central questions in the social work profession: Should we teach and practice evidence-based practice, or perhaps promote evidence-informed practice? (wikipedia.org)
  • Finding a common platform regarding the concept of death was the first step towards this work. (wikipedia.org)
  • She led the process of creating the academic professional discipline and degree for social work. (wikipedia.org)
  • By 1927 the faculty of this new academic unit created the scholarly journal Social Service Review which remains the premier journal in the field of social work. (wikipedia.org)
  • family
  • It is well established that being involved in more social roles, such as being married, having close friends, close family members, and belonging to social and religious groups, leads to better mental and physical health. (medicalxpress.com)
  • As Scarr & Weinberg (1976) note, transracial adoption studies only control for family environment, not social environment. (wikipedia.org)
  • Slonim-Nevo and others studied the impact of this family structure on the psycho-social conditions of children, wives, and husbands living in polygamous families, in a series of quantitative and qualitative studies. (wikipedia.org)
  • Study
  • Social integration is associated with a reduced suicide risk for men, according to a study published in the July 15 issue of the Annals of Internal Medicine . (medicalxpress.com)
  • HealthDay)-Social integration is associated with a reduced suicide risk for men, according to a study published in the July 15 issue of the Annals of Internal Medicine . (medicalxpress.com)
  • Less than 5% of school leavers entered university over the period of this study 4 and those who did would generally have received educational credentials that placed them in a privileged social position in adult life. (bmj.com)
  • The Carolina Abecedarian Project, 2017-06-21 Coalition for Evidence-Based Policy: Social Programs that Works Early Learning, Later Success: The abecedarian study Compensatory education Campbell, Frances A., Craig T. Ramey, Elizabeth Pungello, Joseph Sparling, and Shari Miller-Johnson. (wikipedia.org)
  • Another related study investigating social adjustment in a subsample of the adopted black children was published in 1996. (wikipedia.org)
  • Economic
  • Ordinal logistic regression was used to access independent effect of the BP levels on clustering of CDRFs, with adjustment of demographic and social-economic covariates. (bmj.com)
  • Conclusions The worse Chinese hypertensive population had their BP controlled, the more CDRFs appeared to be carried by them, regardless of demographic and social-economic status. (bmj.com)
  • The 1st NIP is the period 2010-2013 and it aims to bridge the infrastructural gap in the country, optimize the sources of economic growth to increase productivity and competitiveness, develop a knowledge-based economy to deepen the technology base of the country, improve governance, security law and order, and foster accelerated, sustainable social and economic development in a competitive business environment. (wikipedia.org)
  • substantial
  • Plaintiff thereafter timely filed this action for judicial review under 42 U.S.C. ยง 405(g), asserting that the findings of the Commissioner are not based upon substantial evidence and that improper legal standards were applied. (justia.com)
  • STANDARD OF REVIEW In reviewing claims brought under the Social Security Act, this court's role is a narrow one: "Our review of the Commissioner's decision is limited to an inquiry into whether there is substantial evidence to support the findings of the Commissioner, and whether the correct legal standards were applied. (justia.com)
  • The Commissioner's factual findings are conclusive if supported by substantial evidence. (justia.com)
  • The Social Security Act broadly defines disability as the inability to engage in any substantial gainful activity. (ssa.gov)
  • research
  • This position, termed the "death adjustment hypotheses," would seem to offer an alternative grounding for theory and research in Thanatology. (wikipedia.org)
  • As a social scientist, teaching and conducting research at the University of Chicago, Breckinridge focused on the intersection of the social problems, public policy and social reforms with an emphasis on immigrants, African Americans, child laborers, and working women in American urban centers, among other issues. (wikipedia.org)
  • By 1909, Breckenridge had become an assistant professor of social economy, and over ten years later, in 1920, she finally convinced her male colleagues of her research abilities and earned tenure as associate professor at the University of Chicago. (wikipedia.org)
  • disability
  • The Commissioner=s Decision: The ALJ found that Staggs last met the insured status requirements of the Social Security Act on December 31, 2014, so she would have to prove disability before that date. (justia.com)
  • The ALJ found that Plaintiff was not under a disability within the meaning of the Social Security Act. (justia.com)
  • I am pleased to be here today to discuss the workloads at our Office of Hearings and Appeals (OHA), and the General Accounting Office's (GAO) findings on inconsistencies in disability decisionmaking at different levels of the adjudicatory process. (ssa.gov)
  • assess
  • Collaborative Classroom also collaborates with third-party evaluators to conduct comprehensive outcome evaluations of its programs that assess the programs' effects on students' academic achievement and social/ethical growth. (wikipedia.org)
  • suicide
  • There was a decrease in suicide incidence with increasing social integration. (medicalxpress.com)
  • Participants in the highest and second highest categories of social integration had the lowest relative hazard of suicide (adjusted hazard ratios, 0.41 and 0.52, respectively). (medicalxpress.com)
  • years
  • The diagnostic category, "transsexualism", was for gender dysphoric individuals who demonstrated at least two years of continuous interest in transforming their physical and social gender status. (wikipedia.org)
  • problems
  • with a recent meta-analysis indicating an effect size of 0.58 for social problems. (wikipedia.org)
  • When the program was launched, Heritage Foundation explained: "The erosion of marriage during the past four decades has had large-scale negative effects on both children and adults: It lies at the heart of many of the social problems with which the government currently grapples. (wikipedia.org)
  • children
  • One of the studies' findings was the IQs of adopted black children reared by white families did not differ significantly from that of black children raised by their biological parents. (wikipedia.org)
  • relatively
  • The stressors that cause adjustment disorders may be grossly traumatic or relatively minor, like loss of a girlfriend/boyfriend, a poor report card, or moving to a new neighborhood. (wikipedia.org)
  • emphasis
  • Less is known about gender differences in social and occupational functioning, with more emphasis being placed on symptomatology. (biomedcentral.com)
  • Support
  • When put together, these findings suggest that visible support and invisible support have unique functions for well-being. (wikipedia.org)
  • Administration
  • By 1920, Breckinridge and Lathrop had convinced the Board of the School to merge it into the University of Chicago, forming the Graduate School of Social Service Administration. (wikipedia.org)
  • Programs
  • In May 2010, Mathematica reported findings from a 15-month follow-up of program and control group participants: BSF had no effect on whether couples were still together 15 months after they had applied for the program, when data from the eight BSF programs are combined. (wikipedia.org)
  • higher
  • Sophonisba Preston Breckinridge (April 1, 1866 - July 30, 1948) was an American activist, Progressive Era social reformer, social scientist and innovator in higher education. (wikipedia.org)
  • cause
  • other broad cause of death groups-which would be equally influenced by adulthood social circumstances and health related behaviours-show no association with father's social class. (bmj.com)