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ISBN: 0309055474, 9780309055475
Authors: eric A. Hanushek, Nancy L. Maritato, Editors; Panel On Retirement Income Modeling, National Research Council
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Keywords: behavior, retirement, knowledge, assessing
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This book brings together in one volume what researchers have learned about workers, employers, and retirees that is important for formulating retirement income policies. As the U.S. population ages, there is increasing uncertainty about the solvency of the Social Security and Medicare systems and the adequacy of private pensions to provide for people's retirement needs. The volume covers such cri......
Authors: Bradley D. Stein, Maria Orlando Edelen
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: medications, providers, service, utilization, carve, care, treatment, behavioral, health, adhd
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Children's mental health services are increasingly being managed by managed behavioral health organizations (MBHOs) through carve-outs. Little information is available, however, about services and interventions being received by children whose mental health benefits are carved out. Using claims data, this study explores the treatment of children with a common child psychiatric disorder, attention ......
ISBN: 0309088526, 9780309088527
Authors: Constance F. Citro, Daniel R. Ilgen,, Cora B. Marrett, editors, Panel On Institutional Review Boards, Surveys,, Social Science Research, National Research Council
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Keywords: sciences, research, behavioral, social, participants, facilitating, protecting
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Institutional review boards (IRBs) are the linchpins of the protection systems that govern human participation in research.In recent years, high-profile cases have focused attention on the weaknesses of the procedures for protecting participants in medical research.The issues surrounding participants protection in the social, behavioral, and economic sciences may be less visible to the public eye,......
Authors: William Butz, Julie Davanzo
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: conceptual, framework, analysis, malaysia, behavior, demographic, family, economic
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A design for analyzing economic and institutional influences on demographic behavior, developed as part of a project to identify factors within the domain of public policy influence which affect birth spacing and family size in Malaysia.The design provides a means of estimating the magnitude of key socioeconomic relationships among important facets of family activity, which will then be investigat......
Author: Roland Sturm
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: health, organization, affect, mental, care, behavioral, sharing, employers, managed, risk
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OBJECTIVE.To study the ways in which allocating the risk for behavioral health care expenses between employers and a managed behavioral health organization affects costs and the use of services.DATA SOURCES.Claims from 87 plans that cover mental health and substance abuse services covering over one million member years in 1996/1997.STUDY DESIGN.Multi-part regression models for health care cost are......
ISBN: 0309050936, 9780309050937
Authors: judith D. Auerbach, Christina Wypijewska,, H. Keith H. Brodie, Editors; Committee On Substance Abuse, Mental Health Issues In Aids Research, Institute Of Medicine
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Keywords: approach, integrated, behavior, aids
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HIV is spreading rapidly, and effective treatments continue to elude science. Preventive interventions are now our best defense against the epidemic--but they require a clear understanding of the behavioral and mental health aspects of HIV infection and AIDS.AIDS and Behavior provides an update of what investigators in the biobehavioral, psychological, and social sciences have discovered recently ......
Authors: F. B. Thompson, R. A. Wagner
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Keywords: strategies, behavior, concerning, examples
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A discussion of two examples by means of which some questions concerning properties of behavior strategies in finite games are answered.......
ISBN: 083301756X, 9780833017567
Authors: Sandra H. Berry, Naihua Duan, David E. Kanouse
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: prostitutes, sample, infection, risk, behaviors, hiv, rand, probability, design, developing, study
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This Note outlines a preliminary sampling plan for a study of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection and risk behaviors of Los Angeles prostitutes that will be conducted by The RAND Corporation. This study will contribute to understanding of heterosexual transmission of the HIV virus by focusing on female prostitutes, their characteristics and behaviors, and the role they may play in the epi......
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