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Issue: March 11, 2015 - March 17, 2015


In this Newsletter:

Falls among Older Persons | Intimate Partner Violence | Motor-vehicle-related Injuries | Occupational Injuries & Violence | Suicide & Self Harm | Traumatic Brain Injuries | Unintentional Poisonings | Other Injuries | Subscription Details




Falls among Older Persons
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Comparison of 2 Different Exercise Approaches: Tai Chi Versus Otago, in Community-Dwelling Older Women (March 15, 2015)

Article in The Journal of Geriatric Physical Therapy online:

Article: Abstract | HTML | PDF; Technical/Policy Report | Press Release | News Article |

 

AppA: assistive patient monitoring cloud platform for active healthcare applications (March 15, 2015)

Paper in Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Ubiquitous Information Management and Communication online:

Paper: Abstract | HTML | PDF; Technical/Policy Report | Press Release | News Article |

 

Pharmacist Consultations: Simplifying Daily Drug Regimens and Providing Education on Fall Risk for Older Adults (March 15, 2015)

Article in The Consultant Pharmacist online:

Article: Abstract | HTML | PDF; Technical/Policy Report | Press Release | News Article |

 

Promising behavior change techniques in a multicomponent intervention to reduce concerns about falls in old age: A Delphi study (March 15, 2015)

Article in Health Education Research online:

Article: Abstract | HTML | PDF; Technical/Policy Report | Press Release | News Article |

 

The prevalence of frailty and related factors in community-dwelling Turkish elderly according to modified Fried Frailty Index and FRAIL scales (March 15, 2015)

Article in Aging Clinical and Experimental Research online:

Article: Abstract | HTML | PDF; Technical/Policy Report | Press Release | News Article |

 

Cognitive Functioning and Walking Speed in Older Adults as Predictors of Limitations in Self-Reported Instrumental Activity of Daily Living: Prospective Findings from the Obu Study of Health Promotion for the Elderly (March 15, 2015)

Article in The International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health online:

Article: Abstract | HTML | PDF; Technical/Policy Report | Press Release | News Article |

(The full-text PDF version can be downloaded from the above links.)

 

Supplemental Protein in Support of Muscle Mass and Health: Advantage Whey (March 15, 2015)

Article in The Journal of Food Science online:

Article: Abstract | HTML | PDF; Technical/Policy Report | Press Release | News Article |

 

Data set for fall events and daily activities from inertial sensors (March 15, 2015)

Paper presented at the Proceedings of the 6th ACM Multimedia Systems Conference, March 18-20, 2015, Portland, OR online:

Paper: Abstract | HTML | PDF; Technical/Policy Report | Press Release | News Article |

 

Longitudinal assessment of neuropsychological and temporal/spatial gait characteristics of elderly fallers: taking it all in stride (March 15, 2015)

Article in Frontiers in Aging Neuroscience online:

Article: Abstract | HTML | PDF; Technical/Policy Report | Press Release | News Article |

(The full-text PDF version can be downloaded from the above link.)

 

Slackline training and neuromuscular performance in seniors: A randomized controlled trial (March 15, 2015)

Article in The Scandinavian Journal of Medicine & Science in Sports online:

Article: Abstract | HTML | PDF; Technical/Policy Report | Press Release | News Article |

 

Unobtrusive monitoring and identification of fall accidents (March 15, 2015)

Article in Medical Engineering & Physics online:

Article: Abstract | HTML | PDF; Technical/Policy Report | Press Release | News Article |

(The full-text PDF version can be downloaded from the above link.)

 

FRAX (Aus) and falls risk: Association in men and women (March 15, 2015)

Article in Bone online:

Article: Abstract | HTML | PDF; Technical/Policy Report | Press Release | News Article |

(The full-text PDF version can be downloaded from the above link.)

 

Novel use of the Wii Balance Board to prospectively predict falls in community-dwelling older adults (March 15, 2015)

Article in Clinical Biomechanics online:

Article: Abstract | HTML | PDF; Technical/Policy Report | Press Release | News Article |

(The full-text PDF version can be downloaded from the above link.)

 

Potentially inappropriate medication use in institutionalized older adults according to the Beers Criteria (March 13, 2015)

Article in The Brazilian Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences online:

Article: Abstract | HTML | PDF; Technical/Policy Report | Press Release | News Article |

 

Insights into inpatients with poor vision: A high value proposition (March 13, 2015)

Article in The Journal of Hospital Medicine online:

Article: Abstract | HTML | PDF; Technical/Policy Report | Press Release | News Article |

 

Effects of circuit exercise and Tai Chi on body composition in middle-aged and older women (March 13, 2015)

Article in Geriatrics & Gerontology International online:

Article: Abstract | HTML | PDF; Technical/Policy Report | Press Release | News Article |

 

Association of urinary incontinence with impaired functional status among older people living in a long-term care setting (March 13, 2015)

Article in Geriatrics & Gerontology International online:

Article: Abstract | HTML | PDF; Technical/Policy Report | Press Release | News Article |

 

Association between habitual light-intensity physical activity and lower-extremity performance: A cross-sectional study of community-dwelling older Japanese adults (March 13, 2015)

Article in Geriatrics & Gerontology International online:

Article: Abstract | HTML | PDF; Technical/Policy Report | Press Release | News Article |

 

Physical performance and quality of life in single and recurrent fallers: Data from the Improving Medication Prescribing to Reduce Risk of Falls study (March 13, 2015)

Article in Geriatrics & Gerontology International online:

Article: Abstract | HTML | PDF; Technical/Policy Report | Press Release | News Article |

 

Daily physical activity and bone mineral density in older women (March 13, 2015)

Article in Revista Brasileira de Medicina do Esporte online:

Article: Abstract | HTML | PDF; Technical/Policy Report | Press Release | News Article |

 

Attuning one's steps to visual targets reduces comfortable walking speed in both young and older adults (March 13, 2015)

Article in Gait & Posture online:

Article: Abstract | HTML | PDF; Technical/Policy Report | Press Release | News Article |

(The full-text PDF version can be downloaded from the above link.)

 

Consumption of Fruits and Vegetables and Risk of Frailty (March 13, 2015)

Poster Abstract from the American Heart Association’s Epidemiology and Prevntion/Lifestyle and Cardiometabolic Health 2015 Scientific Sessions; published in Circulation online:

Article: Abstract | HTML | PDF; Technical/Policy Report | Press Release | News Article |

 

Double burrholes for unilateral and bilateral Chronic subdural haematomas; experience and outcome (March 13, 2015)

Article in The Pakistan Journal of Surgery online:

Article: Abstract | HTML | PDF; Technical/Policy Report | Press Release | News Article |

 

Identification of inappropriate prescribing in a Brazilian nursing home using STOPP/START screening tools and the Beers' Criteria (March 13, 2015)

Article in The Brazilian Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences online:

Article: Abstract | HTML | PDF; Technical/Policy Report | Press Release | News Article |

 

The association between antagonist hamstring coactivation and episodes of knee joint shifting and buckling (March 13, 2015)

Article in Osteoarthritis and Cartilage online:

Article: Abstract | HTML | PDF; Technical/Policy Report | Press Release | News Article |

(The full-text PDF version can be downloaded from the above link.)

 

Risk Factors for Falls and Cognitive Decline in Older Individuals (March 13, 2015)

Editorial in Deutsches Ärzteblatt International online:

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Multi-chronic musculoskeletal pain is a useful clinical index to predict the risk of falls in older adults with normal motor function (March 13, 2015)

Article in Aging and Experimental Research online:

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Warfarin is Associated with Increased Intracranial Hemorrhage and Mortality in Patients with Ground Level Falls: A Retrospective Cohort Study (March 13, 2015)

Article in The International Journal of Neurology and Neurotherapy online:

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Increased double support variability in elderly female fallers with vestibular asymmetry (March 13, 2015)

Article in Gait & Posture online:

Article: Abstract | HTML | PDF; Technical/Policy Report | Press Release | News Article |

(The full-text PDF version can be downloaded from the above link.)

 

Falls and Fall Prevention in Elderly People: Summary of Recent Reviews (March 13, 2015)

Article in The Japanese Journal of Health Promotion and Physical Therapy online:

Article: Abstract | HTML | PDF; Technical/Policy Report | Press Release | News Article |

 

Perceptual Training Boosts Contrast Sensitivity for Older Adults (March 12, 2015)

Press release in Newswise online; original article (Improving Vision Among Older Adults: Behavioral Training to Improve Sight) in Psychological Science online:

Article: Abstract | HTML | PDF; Technical/Policy Report | Press Release | News Article |

 

Exercise May Help Keep Seniors Moving Longer Despite Old Age Brain Decline (March 12, 2015)

Press release in Newswise online; original article (Physical activity, motor function, and white matter hyperintensity burden in healthy older adults) in Neurology online:

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Intimate Partner Violence
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China’s domestic violence victims could benefit from new legal protections (March 16, 2015)

Article in the guardian online:

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Mexican Immigrant Women Searching for a Solution to Intimate Partner Abuse: Common Breaking Points and Type of Help Needed (March 15, 2015)

Article in Journal of Immigrant & Refugee Studies online:

Article: Abstract | HTML | PDF; Technical/Policy Report | Press Release | News Article |

(The full-text PDF version can be downloaded from the above link.)

 

Associations of Intimate Partner Violence with Unintended Pregnancy and Pre-Pregnancy Contraceptive Use in South Asia (March 15, 2015)

Article in Contraception online:

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(The full-text PDF version can be downloaded from the above link.)

 

New app to help victims of domestic violence (March 13, 2015)

Article in Journal Sentinel online:

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Trauma and Treatment in Early Childhood: A Review of the Historical and Emerging Literature for Counselors (March 13, 2015)

Article in The Professional Counselor online:

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Heterogeneity in interpersonal violence outcome research: an investigation and discussion of clinical and research implications (March 13, 2015)

Article in Aggression and Violent Behavior online:

Article: Abstract | HTML | PDF; Technical/Policy Report | Press Release | News Article |

(The full-text PDF version can be downloaded from the above link.)

 

Exploring the trajectories of male perpetrators of intimate partner violence : a grounded theory approach (March 13, 2015)

Dissertation submitted to University of Malta online:

Dissertation: Abstract | HTML | PDF; Technical/Policy Report | Press Release | News Article |

 

Intimate partner violence and suicidal ideation in pregnant women (March 13, 2015)

Article in Archives of Women’s Mental Health online:

Article: Abstract | HTML | PDF; Technical/Policy Report | Press Release | News Article |

(The full-text PDF version can be downloaded from the above abstract.)

 

Intimate Partner Violence and HIV Infection in sub-Saharan Africa (March 13, 2015)

Article in World Development online:

Article: Abstract | HTML | PDF; Technical/Policy Report | Press Release | News Article |

(The full-text PDF version can be downloaded from the above link.)

 

Intimate Partner Violence and Communication of HIV Diagnosis in Rakai, Uganda (March 13, 2015)

Article in Social Work in Public Health online:

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Intimate Partner Violence and Depression in the Latino Community: Rates and Patterns During Pregnancy and the Postpartum Periods (March 13, 2015)

Dissertation submitted to Wheaton College online:

Dissertation: Abstract | HTML | PDF; Technical/Policy Report | Press Release | News Article |

 

Women Who Petition for Restraining Orders Against Abusers Typically See Decreased Earnings (March 11, 2015)

Press release in Newswise online; original article (The Price of Protection: A Trajectory Analysis of Civil Remedies for Abuse and Women’s Earnings) in American Sociology Review online:

Article: Abstract | HTML | PDF; Technical/Policy Report | Press Release | News Article |

 



Motor-vehicle-related Injuries
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Effect of Weather and Time on Trauma Events Determined Using Emergency Medical Service Registry Data (March 15, 2015)

Article in Injury online:

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(The full-text PDF version can be downloaded from the above link.)

 

Operative treatment with nerve repair can restore function in patients with traction injuries in the brachial plexus (March 15, 2015)

Article in Danish Medical Journal online:

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Motor-vehicle collisions involving child pedestrians at intersection and mid-block locations (March 13, 2015)

Article in Accident Analysis & Prevention online:

Article: Abstract | HTML | PDF; Technical/Policy Report | Press Release | News Article |

(The full-text PDF version can be downloaded from the above link.)

 

Vital Signs: Seat Belt Use Among Long-Haul Truck Drivers — United States, 2010 (March 13, 2015)

Article in Morbiidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR) online:

Article: Abstract | HTML | PDF; Technical/Policy Report | Press Release | News Article |

 

Characteristics of Winter Precipitation Related Transportation Fatalities in the United States (March 13, 2015)

Article in Weather, Climate, and Society online:

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Risk of motor vehicle accidents is higher in people with sleep apnea (March 11, 2015)

Article in Medical Xpress online:

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Medical Marijuana's Public Health Lessons — Implications for Retail Marijuana in Colorado (March 11, 2015)

Article in The New England Journal of Medicine online:

Article: Abstract | HTML | PDF; Technical/Policy Report | Press Release | News Article |

 



Occupational Injuries & Violence
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Suicide in U.S Workplaces, 2003–2010 (March 16, 2015)

Article in The American Journal of Preventive Medicine online:

Article: Abstract | HTML | PDF; Technical/Policy Report | Press Release | News Article |

(The full-text PDF version can be downloaded from the above HTML link.)

 

Related:

Police, Farmers and Auto Workers Have Higher Workplace Suicide Rates (March 16, 2015)

Article in Newsweek online:

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McDonald's workers file 28 burn complaints (March 16, 2015)

Article in USA Today online:

Article: Abstract | HTML | PDF; Technical/Policy Report | Press Release | News Article |

 

Effects of Modified Hatha Yoga in Industrial Rehabilitation on Physical Fitness and Stress of Injured Workers (March 15, 2015)

Article in Journal of Occupational Rehabilitation online:

Article: Abstract | HTML | PDF; Technical/Policy Report | Press Release | News Article |

(The full-text PDF version can be downloaded from the above abstract.)

 

Aging Workers and Trade Related Injuries in the US Construction Industry (March 13, 2015)

Article in Safety and Health at Work online:

Article: Abstract | HTML | PDF; Technical/Policy Report | Press Release | News Article |

(The full-text PDF version can be downloaded from the above link.)

 

Vital Signs: Seat Belt Use Among Long-Haul Truck Drivers — United States, 2010 (March 13, 2015)

Article in Morbiidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR) online:

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Suicide & Self Harm
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Suicide rate at MIT higher than national average (March 17, 2015)

Article in The Boston Globe online:

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Suicide in U.S Workplaces, 2003–2010 (March 16, 2015)

Article in The American Journal of Preventive Medicine online:

Article: Abstract | HTML | PDF; Technical/Policy Report | Press Release | News Article |

(The full-text PDF version can be downloaded from the above HTML link.)

 

Related:

Police, Farmers and Auto Workers Have Higher Workplace Suicide Rates (March 16, 2015)

Article in Newsweek online:

Article: Abstract | HTML | PDF; Technical/Policy Report | Press Release | News Article |

 

Federal lawsuit questions suicidal inmate care (March 16, 2015)

Article in delawareonline.com online:

Article: Abstract | HTML | PDF; Technical/Policy Report | Press Release | News Article |

 

The Importance of Mental Pain and Physical Dissociation in Youth Suicidality (March 15, 2015)

Article in The Journal of Trauma & Dissociation online:

Article: Abstract | HTML | PDF; Technical/Policy Report | Press Release | News Article |

 

Levels of Dissociation and Non-Suicidal Self-Injury: A Quartile Risk Model (March 15, 2015)

Article in The Journal of Trauma & Dissociation online:

Article: Abstract | HTML | PDF; Technical/Policy Report | Press Release | News Article |

 

The Roles of Emotion Dysregulation and Dissociation in the Association Between Sexual Abuse and Self-Injury Among Juvenile Justice-Involved Youth (March 15, 2015)

Article in The Journal of Trauma & Dissociation online:

Article: Abstract | HTML | PDF; Technical/Policy Report | Press Release | News Article |

 

The Revolting Self: Perspectives on the Psychological, Social, and Clinical Implications of Self-Directed Disgust (March 15, 2015)

Book published by Karnac Books Ltd. (London) online:

Book: Preview | HTML | PDF; Technical/Policy Report | Press Release | News Article |

 

Minority Stress and Mechanisms of Risk for Depression and Suicidal Ideation Among Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Youth (March 15, 2015)

Article in Developmental Psychology online:

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Gatekeeper Training for Suicide Prevention: A Theoretical Model and Review of the Empirical Literature (March 15, 2015)

Report prepared for the Office of the U.S. Secretary of Defense by the RAND National Defense Research Institute online:

Article: Abstract | HTML | PDF; Technical/Policy Report | Press Release | News Article |

 

Japanese Undergraduates’ Attitudes Toward Students Survivors of Parental Suicide: A Comparison With Other Stigmatized Deaths (March 15, 2015)

Article in Omega: Journal of Death and Dying online:

Article: Abstract | HTML | PDF; Technical/Policy Report | Press Release | News Article |

 

Potential years of life lost due to suicide in China, 2006–2010 (March 15, 2015)

Article in Public Health online:

Article: Abstract | HTML | PDF; Technical/Policy Report | Press Release | News Article |

(The full-text PDF version can be downloaded from the above link.)

 

Nursing advocacy for women veterans and suicide (March 15, 2015)

Article in The Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services online:

Article: Abstract | HTML | PDF; Technical/Policy Report | Press Release | News Article |

 

The Korea National Suicide Survey (KNSS): Rationale and Design (March 15, 2015)

Article in The Korean Journal of Biological Psychiatry online:

Article: Abstract | HTML | PDF; Technical/Policy Report | Press Release | News Article |

 

Student Nurses’ Attitude Towards Suicide (March 15, 2015)

Article in The International Journal of Psychiatric Nursing online:

Article: Abstract | HTML | PDF; Technical/Policy Report | Press Release | News Article |

 

Delayed Increase in Male Suicide Rates in Tsunami Disaster-Stricken Areas following the Great East Japan Earthquake: A Three-Year Follow-Up Study in Miyagi Prefecture (March 15, 2015)

Article in The Tohoku Journal of Experimental Medicine online:

Article: Abstract | HTML | PDF; Technical/Policy Report | Press Release | News Article |

 

Interactions with VHA care prior to suicide: Implications for providers (March 15, 2015)

Slides from a Veterans Administration HSR&D Cyberseminar online:

Slides: Abstract | HTML | PDF; Technical/Policy Report | Press Release | News Article |

 

A Qualitative Study of Potential Suicide Risk Factors Among Operation Iraqi Freedom/Operation Enduring Freedom Soldiers Returning to the Continental United States (CONUS) (March 15, 2015)

Article in The Journal of Clinical Psychology online:

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Will climate change increase or decrease suicide rates? The differing effects of geographical, seasonal, and irregular variation in temperature on suicide incidence (March 15, 2015)

Article in Climatic Change online:

Article: Abstract | HTML | PDF; Technical/Policy Report | Press Release | News Article |

(The full-text PDF version can be downloaded from the above Abstract link.)

 

Baby Boomer Suicide Rate Rising, May Go Higher with Age (March 15, 2015)

Article in Healthline News online:

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Schools confront haunting reality: Student suicides (March 15, 2015)

Article in Philly.com online:

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South Korea announces app to combat student suicide (March 13, 2015)

Article in PBS Newshour online:

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Psychological Distress Because of Asking about Suicidal Thoughts: A Randomized Controlled Trial among Students (March 13, 2015)

Article in The Archives of Suicide Research online:

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Acute intoxication cases admitted to the emergency department of a university hospital (March 13, 2015)

Article in The World Journal of Emergency Medicine online:

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Death and the City: Female Public Suicide and Meaningful Space in Modern Mexico City (March 13, 2015)

Article in The Journal of Urban History online:

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Ready, willing and able to have THAT conversation: A conversation for life (March 13, 2015)

Paper presented at the 15th International Mental Health Conference, August 25-27, 2014, Gold Coast, Australia online:

Paper: Abstract | HTML | PDF; Technical/Policy Report | Press Release | News Article |

 

Perceived Stressors of Suicide and Potential Prevention Strategies for Suicide Among Youths in Malaysia (March 13, 2015)

Article in The International Journal of School & Educational Psychology online:

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The effect of perceived burdensomeness and thwarted belongingness on therapists' assessment of patients' suicide risk (March 13, 2015)

Article in Psychotherapy Research online:

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Suicide Prevention Strategies: Adventures in the Grey Zone (March 13, 2015)

Article in Journal of the Canadian Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry online:

Article: Abstract | HTML | PDF; Technical/Policy Report | Press Release | News Article |

 

Hot Idea or Hot Air: A Systematic Review of Evidence for Two Widely Marketed Youth Suicide Prevention Programs and Recommendations for Implementation (March 13, 2015)

Article in Journal of the Canadian Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry online:

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The Interplay Between Suicide Risk, Cognitive Vulnerability, Subjective Happiness and Depression Among Students (March 13, 2015)

Article in Current Psychology online:

Article: Abstract | HTML | PDF; Technical/Policy Report | Press Release | News Article |

(The full-text PDF version can be downloaded from the above Abstract link.)

 

Online Memorialization and Grief After Suicide: An Analysis of Suicide Memorials on the Internet (March 13, 2015)

Article in Omega: Journal of Death and Dying online:

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Self-Reported Psychopathology, Trauma Symptoms and Emotion Coping Among Child Suicide Attempters and Ideators: An Exploratory Study of Young Children (March 13, 2015)

Article in Archives of Suicide Research online:

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Maladaptive Perfectionism: Understanding the Psychological Vulnerability to Suicide in Terms of Developmental History (March 13, 2015)

Article in Omega: Journal of Death and Dying online:

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Music and Suicidality: A Study on Associations Between Music Preferences and Risk Factors of Suicide (March 13, 2015)

Article in Omega: Journal of Death and Dying online:

Article: Abstract | HTML | PDF; Technical/Policy Report | Press Release | News Article |

 

Attitudes toward Assisted Suicide: Does Family Context Matter? (March 13, 2015)

Article in Archives of Suicide Research online:

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Suicide Risk Among Perinatal Women Who Report Thoughts of Self-Harm on Depression Screens (March 13, 2015)

Article in Obstetrics & Gynecology online:

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The North Carolina Suicide Prevention Summit 2015: Together We Can Prevent Suicide (March 11, 2015)

Statewide summit on suicide prevention in North Carolina:

Registration: Abstract | HTML | PDF; Technical/Policy Report | Press Release | News Article |

(DRAFT Agenda available here.)

 

MSU-Led National Research Team Links Alcohol, Insomnia to Suicide (March 11, 2015)

Press release in Newswise online; original article (Explaining Alcohol Use and Suicide Risk: A Moderate Mediation Model Involving Insomnia Symptoms and Gender) in The Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine online:

Article: Abstract | HTML | PDF; Technical/Policy Report | Press Release | News Article |

(The full-text PDF version can be downloaded from the above HTML link.)

 



Traumatic Brain Injuries
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24-year-old NFL player retires over concussion risks (March 17, 2015)

Article in The Verge online:

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Predictive modeling in pediatric traumatic brain injury using machine learning (March 15, 2015)

Article in BMC Medical Research Methodology online:

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In Children and Youth With Mild and Moderate Traumatic Brain Injury GFAP Out-performs S100β In Detecting Traumatic Intracranial Lesions On CT (March 15, 2015)

Article in The Journal of Neurotrauma online:

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Bench-to-bedside and bedside back to the bench: seeking a better understanding of the acute pathophysiological process in severe traumatic brain injury (March 15, 2015)

Article in Frontiers in Neurology online:

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(The full-text PDF version can be downloaded from the above link.)

 

Save the patient a trip. Outcome difference between conservatively treated patients with traumatic brain injury in a nonspecialized intensive care unit vs a specialized neurosurgical intensive care unit in the Sultanate of Oman (March 15, 2015)

Article in The Journal of Critical Care online:

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(The full-text PDF version can be downloaded from the above HTML link.)

 

Availability of the Optic Nerve Sheath Diameter Measured by Using Facial CT as a Predictive Factor for Traumatic Brain Injury in the Emergency Department (March 15, 2015)

Article in The Journal of Korean Society of Emergency Medicine online:

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Ubiquitin carboxy-terminal hydrolase-L1 as a serum neurotrauma biomarker for exposure to occupational low-level blast (March 15, 2015)

Article in Frontiers in Neurology online:

Article: Abstract | HTML | PDF; Technical/Policy Report | Press Release | News Article |

(The full-text PDF version can be downloaded from the above link.)

 

Biochemical response to hyperbaric treatment of a transhemispheric penetrating cerebral gunshot injury (March 15, 2015)

Article in Frontiers in Neurology online:

Article: Abstract | HTML | PDF; Technical/Policy Report | Press Release | News Article |

(The full-text PDF version can be downloaded from the above link.)

 

Sports Injuries with Special Reference to Soccer: Causes, Consequences and Prevention Strategies (March 15, 2015)

Article in The American Journal of Sports Science online:

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Assessing psychosocial functioning following childhood acquired brain injury: The Sydney Psychosocial Reintegration Scale for Children (March 15, 2015)

Article in Developmental Neurorehabilitation online:

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‘It's the hearing that is last to go’: a case of traumatic head injury (March 15, 2015)

Article in The British Journal of Nursing online:

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Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Exacerbates Emotional Complaints but not Cognitive Impairments in Individuals Suffering from Postconcussional Disorder after Mild Traumatic Brain Injury (March 15, 2015)

Article in Zeitschrift für Neuropsychologie online:

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Think Concussions Just Happen to Kids Playing Contact Sports? Think Again (March 16, 2015)

Article in The Huffington Post online:

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Bob Woodruff visits San Diego to talk about traumatic brain injuries (March 15, 2015)

Article in 10news.com (San Diego, CA) online:

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Pistons' Drummond undergoes concussion testing (March 15, 2015)

Article in The Detroit News online:

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“I won't be around forever”: Understanding the decision-making experiences of adults with severe TBI and their parents (March 13, 2015)

Article in Neuropsychological Rehabilitation online:

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Exploring the Relationship between mTBI Exposure and the Presence and Severity of Postconcussive Symptoms among Veterans Deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan (March 13, 2015)

Article in PM&R online:

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(The full-text PDF version can be downloaded from the above link.)

 

The Coach’s Role in Sport Concussion Care: Developing High School and Youth Coaches through the Concepts of Deliberate Practice (March 13, 2015)

Article in The Sport Journal online:

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A countywide program to manage concussions in high school sports (March 13, 2015)

Article in The Sport Journal online;

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(Mild) traumatic brain injury in the British military: exploring how the injury is perceived across social groups (March 13, 2015)

Thesis (doctoral) submitted to The University of Surrey online:

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Hypertonic saline in paediatric traumatic brain injury: a review of nine years' experience with 23.4% hypertonic saline as standard hyperosmolar therapy (March 13, 2015)

Article in Anaesthesia and Intensive Care online:

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Amantadine Effect on Perceptions of Irritability after Traumatic Brain Injury: Results of the Amantadine Irritability Multisite Study (AIMS) (March 13, 2015)

Article in The Journal of Neurotrauma online:

Article: Abstract | HTML | PDF; Technical/Policy Report | Press Release | News Article |

 

Worsening of dizziness impairment is associated with BMX level in patients after mild traumatic brain injury (March 13, 2015)

Article in The Journal of Neurotrauma online:

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Unintentional Poisonings
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2015 Data-Driven Multi-Disciplinary Approaches to Reducing Rx Abuse Meeting (March 17, 2015)

Article in The Prescription Drug Monitor: The Newsletter of the PDMP TTAC (Prescription Drug Monitoring Program, Training and Technical Assistance Center) online:

Article: Abstract | HTML | PDF; Technical/Policy Report | Press Release | News Article |

 

Accidental drug overdose deaths among America's middle-aged have increased 11-FOLD since 1990 thanks to wildchild baby boomers (March 16, 2015)

Article in the Daily Mail (London, UK) online:

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Drug overdose ‘Good Samaritan’ bill heads to governor (March 16, 2015)

Article in wvgazzette.com online:

Article: Abstract | HTML | PDF; Technical/Policy Report | Press Release | News Article |

 

Symptoms Associated with Long-Term Benzodiazepine Use in Elderly Individuals Aged 65 Years and Older: A Longitudinal Descriptive Study (March 15, 2015)

Article in the International Journal of Gerontology online:

Article: Abstract | HTML | PDF; Technical/Policy Report | Press Release | News Article |

(The full-text PDF version can be downloaded from the above link.)

 

Pain Control in Austere Settings (March 15, 2015)

Article in Current Sports Medicine Reports online:

Article: Abstract | HTML | PDF; Technical/Policy Report | Press Release | News Article |

 

Medication Safety (March 15, 2015)

Article in The Journal of Pharmacy Practice and Research online:

Article: Abstract | HTML | PDF; Technical/Policy Report | Press Release | News Article |

 

Ketamine: Use and Abuse (March 15, 2015)

Book published by CRC Press online:

Book: Preview | HTML | PDF; Technical/Policy Report | Press Release | News Article |

 

The Globalization of Addiction Research: Capacity-Building Mechanisms and Selected Examples (March 15, 2015)

Article in The Harvard Review of Psychiatry online:

Article: Abstract | HTML | PDF; Technical/Policy Report | Press Release | News Article |

 

Overview of Alcohol and Drug Dependence: Identification, Assessment, and Treatment (March 15, 2015)

Chapter in book Social Workers’ Desk Reference published by Oxford University Press online:

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A brief patient self-administered substance use screening tool for primary care: two-site validation study of the Substance Use Brief Screen (SUBS) (March 15, 2015)

Article in The American Journal of Medicine online:

Article: Abstract | HTML | PDF; Technical/Policy Report | Press Release | News Article |

(The full-text PDF version can be downloaded from the above link.)

 

Long-Term Course of Opioid Addiction (March 15, 2015)

Article in The Harvard Review of Psychiatry online:

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Medication-Assisted Treatment of Opioid Use Disorder: Review of the Evidence and Future Directions (March 15, 2015)

Article in The Harvard Review of Psychiatry online:

Article: Abstract | HTML | PDF; Technical/Policy Report | Press Release | News Article |

 

Dangerous Double Dosing: How Naive Beliefs Can Contribute to Unintentional Overdose with Over-the-Counter Drugs (March 15, 2015)

Article in The Journal of Public Policy & Marketing online:

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Illicit Drug Abuse in Drivers of Motor Vehicle Collisions (March 15, 2015)

Article in Galen Medical Journal (Iran) online:

Article: Abstract | HTML | PDF; Technical/Policy Report | Press Release | News Article |

 

A Population Health Approach to Improving Opioid Prescribing (March 15, 2015)

Article in CMT (Care Management Technologies, Inc.) Newsletter online:

Article: Abstract | HTML | PDF; Technical/Policy Report | Press Release | News Article |

 

Challenges in Managing Acute on Chronic Pain in a Pregnant Woman at High Risk for Opioid Use Disorder in the General Hospital Setting (March 15, 2015)

Article in The Harvard Review of Psychiatry online:

Article: Preview | HTML | PDF; Technical/Policy Report | Press Release | News Article |

 

Prescription and over-the-counter pain medication in arthritis: awareness of active ingredients and attitudes to medication borrowing and sharing (March 15, 2015)

Article in The Journal of Pharmacy Practice and Research online:

Article: Abstract | HTML | PDF; Technical/Policy Report | Press Release | News Article |

 

Preventing Prescription Opioid Abuse (March 15, 2015)

Letter to the Editor of JAMA online:

Letter: Abstract | HTML | PDF; Technical/Policy Report | Press Release | News Article |

(The full-text PDF version can be downloaded from the above link.)

 

I-STOP/PMP: A tool for monitoring prescription drug abuse in patients with chronic pain syndromes (March 15, 2015)

Article in The Journal of Clinical Urology online:

Article: Abstract | HTML | PDF; Technical/Policy Report | Press Release | News Article |

 

Preventing Prescription Opioid Abuse—Reply (March 15, 2015)

Correspondence in JAMA online:

Article: Abstract | HTML | PDF; Technical/Policy Report | Press Release | News Article |

(The full-text PDF version can be downloaded from the above link.)

 

The Psychological and Physical Side Effects of Pain Medications (March 13, 2015)

Report from The National Safety Council online:

Article: Abstract | HTML | PDF; Technical/Policy Report | Press Release | News Article |

 

Chronic Opioid Therapy: Effective, Safe, and Rational Prescribing Practices (March 13, 2015)

Slide handouts from CME or Lecture course presented at the 2014 American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) Scientific Assembly:

Slides: Abstract | HTML | PDF; Technical/Policy Report | Press Release | News Article |

 

New Drugs of Abuse: An Update (March 13, 2015)

Slide handouts from CME or Lecture course presented at the 2014 American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) Scientific Assembly:

Slides: Abstract | HTML | PDF; Technical/Policy Report | Press Release | News Article |

 

Substance Abuse and Addiction: Management in Primary Care (March 13, 2015)

Slide handouts from CME or Lecture course presented at the 2014 American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) Scientific Assembly:

Slides: Abstract | HTML | PDF; Technical/Policy Report | Press Release | News Article |

 

Improving postoperative tonsillectomy pain management in children–a double blinded randomised control trial of a patient analgesia information sheet (March 13, 2015)

Article in The International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology online:

Article: Abstract | HTML | PDF; Technical/Policy Report | Press Release | News Article |

(The full-text PDF version can be downloaded from the above HTML link.)

 

Is the promise of methadone Kenya’s solution to managing HIV and addiction? A mixed-method mathematical modelling and qualitative study (March 13, 2015)

Article in BMJ Open online:

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Predictors of Relapse in Patients with Opioid Addiction during Buprenorphine-Naloxone Maintenance Treatment (March 13, 2015)

Article in The HSOA Journal of Addiction and Neuropharmacology online:

Article: Abstract | HTML | PDF; Technical/Policy Report | Press Release | News Article |

 

Women’s injection drug practices in their own words: a qualitative study (March 13, 2015)

Article in Harm Reduction Journal online:

Article: Abstract | HTML | PDF; Technical/Policy Report | Press Release | News Article |

 

SAMHSA Prescription Drug Abuse Weekly Update (March 12, 2015)

Compilation from Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration online:

Article: Abstract | HTML | PDF; Technical/Policy Report | Press Release | News Article |

 

Drug-poisoning Deaths Involving Heroin: United States, 2000–2013 (March 11, 2015)

Report from the National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) online:

Article: Abstract | HTML | PDF; Technical/Policy Report | Press Release | News Article |

 

Harder-to-Abuse OxyContin Doesn’t Stop Illicit Use (March 11, 2015)

Press release in Newswise online; original article (Abuse-Deterrent Formulations and the Prescription Opioid Abuse Epidemic in the United States: Lessons Learned from OxyContin) in JAMA Psychiatry online:

Article: Abstract | HTML | PDF; Technical/Policy Report | Press Release | News Article |

(The full-text PDF version can be downloaded from the above HTML link.)

 

Tapering Opioid Prescriptions and Reducing Polypharmacy for Inpatients with Spinal Cord Injury at Rancho Los Amigos National Rehabilitation Center (March 11, 2015)

Editorial in The Journal of Rehabilitation Research & Development online:

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Other Injuries
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Johns Hopkins International Injury Research Unit Weekly Media Alert, March 9-13, 2015 (March 13, 2015)

Compilation available from JHIIRU, a World Health Organization Collaborating Center for Injuries, Violence, and Accident Prevention online:

Compilation: Abstract | HTML | PDF; Technical/Policy Report | Press Release | News Article |

 

Inpatient Admissions from the Emergency Department for Adults with Injuries: The Role of Clinical and Nonclinical Factors (March 13, 2015)

Article in The American Journal of Emergency Medicine online:

Article: Abstract | HTML | PDF; Technical/Policy Report | Press Release | News Article |

(The full-text PDF version can be downloaded from the above link.)


 


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