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Determining factors of the psychological health of primary caregivers caring for people with dementia: A comparison between Taiwan and the United States
Dementia is one of the most burdensome and expensive chronic diseases (Alzheimer's Association, 2003). The number of people with dementia is expected to double every 20 years worldwide (Ferri, et al., 2005). More than 70 ...
Buffalo Cardio-Metabolic Occupational Police Stress study: An exploratory analysis of post-traumatic stress, depression, metabolic syndrome and salivary cortisol
Chronic stress has been hypothesized to lead to depression, as well as a multitude of medical ailments. It is postulated that stress, depression, and metabolic syndrome exhibit the potential to share a common pathway through ...
Impact of sibling death on older adolescents
The grief of older adolescents when a sibling dies is an important and overlooked area. Despite the significance of sibling loss during adolescence, there is a striking lack of bereavement research on older adolescents who ...
Phase II study to assess the benefit of very low nicotine cigarettes as a smoking cessation treatment
Background . Nicotine replacement therapy can enhance the chance of quitting by reducing withdrawal symptoms. Craving for smoking may be a response to exposure to environmental factors that have been linked with long-term ...
ALS: The needs of the family caregiver
The goals of this study were to develop a model of the needs of the ALS family caregivers, to assess the quality of life of family caregivers, and to examine the relationship of identified needs and QoL to patient and ...
Predictive factors of success for adolescents in a residential treatment facility
Because of the expensive and ubiquitous nature of residential as a treatment modality, identification of the covariates of length of stay could be useful for identifying cost-effective programs and ensuring that workers ...