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African American Grandmother Caregivers: Relationships Among Information Need, Perceived Burden, Perceived Health, And Service Need And Use
Abstract African American (AA) grandmothers who parent their grandchildren may experience burden related to these responsibilities. Little is known about perceived caregiver burden and its influence on AA grandmother health ...
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Background: Coronary heart disease (CHD) continues to be a major public health problem and is the leading cause of death in the United States (US).The estimated cost of cardiovascular disease (CVD) and stroke in the US for ...
The Relationship Among Spirituality, Self-efficacy and Quality of Life in Adults with Sickle Cell Disease
(University of Texas at Arlington, 2007-12)
For the individual with sickle cell disease (SCD), the lifespan is increasing but adults report decreased quality of life (QOL), low self-efficacy, and ineffective coping skills. The care of adult patients with SCD ...
Spirituality and Quality of Life in Chronic Illness
(Tucker Publications, 2006)
Chronic illness presents challenges and opportunities to the person affected. Persons with chronic illness have identified spirituality as a resource that promotes quality of life. Few authors and researchers have ...
The Relationship Among Spirituality, Self-efficacy, And Quality Of Life In Adults With Sickle Cell Disease
For the individual with sickle cell disease (SCD), the lifespan is increasing but adults report decreased quality of life (QOL), low self-efficacy, and ineffective coping skills. The care of adult patients with SCD requires ...
An Evaluation of an Abstinence-Only Sex Education Curriculum: An 18-Month Follow-up
(American School Health Association, 9/15/2006)
The article examines the results from an 18-month follow-up evaluation of an abstinence education curriculum series. Participants were students from 15 school districts recruited to participate in the project. The ...
Clinical Significance Of Chronic Kidney Disease In The Elderly
Background: Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is a common chronic disease which can be very costly to treat if it progresses to end stage renal disease. Screening for chronic renal insufficiency is widely available, yet little ...
Predictors of Sexual Satisfaction: The Role of Body Image and Fitness
(The Electronic Journal of Human Sexuality, 10/15/2008)
A satisfying sex life is an important element of overall health and quality of life. The media plays an important role in shaping adolescents’ physical appearance ideals and promoting a “perfect body” to the young as a ...
A National Study To Compare The Tolerability And Effectiveness Of Colon Cleansing Preparations
Colorectal cancer is the third most common form of cancer, and the second leading cause of cancer-related deaths in the United States. Fortunately, 90% of colorectal cancer deaths are preventable if the disease is detected ...