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Johnston, Lloyd D.; O'Malley, Patrick M.; Bachman, Jerald G.; Schulenberg, John E.; Miech, Richard A. – Institute for Social Research, 2014
Substance use is a leading cause of preventable morbidity and mortality, and is in large part why people in the U.S. have the highest probability among industrialized nations of dying by age 50. Substance use deserves our sustained attention. It is also an important determinant of many social ills including child and spouse abuse, violence more…
Descriptors: Secondary School Students, College Students, Grade 8, Grade 10
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Comstock, Edward – Journal of Language, Identity, and Education, 2015
As the diagnosis of AD/HD becomes more frequent in our schools, and as many individuals across ages embrace an AD/HD identity, scholars need to account for the lived experience of the disorder to understand the meanings individuals give to it. This paper analyses the relationship between ethical practices of self-formation, power, and knowledge…
Descriptors: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Power Structure, Ethics, Self Concept
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Rosen, Daniel – Educational Gerontology, 2014
The Institute on Aging and Social Work (IASW) provides social work faculty with advanced training in aging research with the goal of mentoring individuals to develop National Institutes of Health (NIH) research proposals. The program offers an excellent opportunity for top-level training with nationally recognized experts in research methodology…
Descriptors: Aging (Individuals), Public Agencies, Drug Therapy, Social Work
Sahu, Kamlesh Kumar – Online Submission, 2013
Bipolar disorder is a major mental illness. Inherited treatment of bipolar disorder has been focused on pharmacological treatments. Though, psychosocial variables appear to be important antecedents of bipolar disorder, poor drug compliance, expressed emotion or faulty communication and life events play a vital role in relapse. Conflict is commonly…
Descriptors: Mental Disorders, Family Relationship, Drug Therapy, Compliance (Psychology)
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Barker, Beth; Mills, China – International Journal of Inclusive Education, 2018
A growing body of research, largely from the global North, and particularly from North America, highlights the increasing psychiatrisation, medicalisation and psychologisation of children and childhood, and suggests that schools and educators play a key role in these processes. This increasing diffusion of psy-expertise within educational spaces…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary Schools, Inclusion, Psychology
White, Helene Raskin, Ed.; Rabiner, David L., Ed. – Guilford Publications, 2011
Substance use among college students can result in serious academic and safety problems and have long-term negative repercussions. This state-of-the-art volume draws on the latest research on students' alcohol and drug use to provide useful suggestions for how to address this critical issue on college campuses. Leading researchers from multiple…
Descriptors: College Students, Campuses, Intervention, Marijuana
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Bisgaier, Joanna; Rhodes, Karin V. – Health & Social Work, 2011
This article examines associations between cumulative adverse financial circumstances and patient health in a sample of 1,506 urban emergency department (ED) patients. Study participants completed a previously validated Social Health Survey between May and October 2009. Five categories of economic deprivation were studied: food insecurity, housing…
Descriptors: Security (Psychology), Substance Abuse, Smoking, Health Conditions
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Testa, Mark F.; Smith, Brenda – Future of Children, 2009
Evidence linking alcohol and other drug abuse with child maltreatment, particularly neglect, is strong. But does substance abuse cause maltreatment? According to Mark Testa and Brenda Smith, such co-occurring risk factors as parental depression, social isolation, homelessness, or domestic violence may be more directly responsible than substance…
Descriptors: Family Violence, Placement, Homeless People, Child Abuse
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Tan, Xi; Marshall, Vincent D.; Balkrishnan, Rajesh; Patel, Isha; Chang, Jongwha; Erickson, Steven R. – Journal of Mental Health Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2015
Psychotropic medications are a common treatment for mental illness in people with developmental disabilities. Medication adherence is a critical determinant of the effectiveness of psychotropic drugs, but psychotropic medication adherence research specific to this population remains limited. This retrospective study analyzed Marketscan®…
Descriptors: Drug Therapy, Mental Disorders, Developmental Disabilities, Social Services
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Floyd, Elizabeth Freeman; McIntosh, David E. – Psychology in the Schools, 2009
Autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) are a complex group of neurodevelopmental conditions that develop in early childhood and involve a range of impairments in core areas of social interaction, communication, and restricted behavior and interests. Associated behavioral problems such as tantrums, aggression, and self-injury frequently compound the core…
Descriptors: Autism, Pharmacology, Interpersonal Relationship, Drug Therapy
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Myers, Laura L.; Wodarski, John S. – Research on Social Work Practice, 2014
In today's climate, it is becoming increasingly important to provide social work students with practice knowledge on research-supported social work interventions. CSWE has placed greater emphasis on using research-based knowledge to inform and guide social work practice, and the field has recognized the value of adhering to the evidence-based…
Descriptors: Evidence, Best Practices, Social Work, Counselor Training
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Striley, Catherine W.; Nattala, Prasanthi; Ben Abdallah, Arbi; Dennis, Michael L.; Cottler, Linda B. – Social Work Research, 2013
This pilot study evaluated the effectiveness of enhanced case management for substance abusers with comorbid major depression, which was an integrated approach to care. One hundred and 20 participants admitted to drug treatment who also met Computerized Diagnostic Interview Schedule criteria for major depression at baseline were randomized to…
Descriptors: Outcome Measures, Substance Abuse, Depression (Psychology), Suicide
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Evon, Donna M.; Golin, Carol E.; Fried, Michael W.; Keefe, Francis J. – Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 2013
Objective: Our goal was to evaluate the existing literature on psychological, social, and behavioral aspects of chronic hepatitis C viral (HCV) infection and antiviral treatment; provide the state of the behavioral science in areas that presently hinder HCV-related health outcomes; and make recommendations for areas in which clinical psychology…
Descriptors: Public Health, Mental Health, Quality of Life, Drinking
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Hamilton, Hayley A.; Paglia-Boak, Angela; Wekerle, Christine; Danielson, Anna Marie; Mann, Robert E. – International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction, 2011
The objective of this study was to examine differences in psychological distress, service utilization, and prescriptions for medications between adolescents with histories of family involvement with child protective services (CPS) and adolescents without such involvement. Data on 3,497 students were obtained from the 2009 cycle of the Ontario…
Descriptors: Drug Therapy, Adolescents, Foreign Countries, Psychology
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Kristensen, Karen-Lis; Mørck, Line Lerche – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 2016
This paper addresses some of the contradictions, dilemmas, and struggles in a Danish primary school practice involved in medicating children diagnosed with ADHD. It draws on a social practice research study of a 7-year-old boy diagnosed with ADHD, who was medicated against his will. It focuses on his struggles when being medicated, and…
Descriptors: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Drug Therapy, Metacognition, Clinical Diagnosis
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