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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,......
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: 0309037492, 9780309037495
Authors: Committee On Basic Research In The Behavioral, Social Sciences, National Research Council
Source: www.nap.edu
Keywords: opportunities, achievements, sciences, social, behavioral
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This volume explores the scientific frontiers and leading edges of research across the fields of anthropology, economics, political science, psychology, sociology, history, business, education, geography, law, and psychiatry, as well as the newer, more specialized areas of artificial intelligence, child development, cognitive science, communications, demography, linguistics, and management and dec......
ISBN: 0309090180, 9780309090186
Authors: barney Cohen, James Trussell, Editors; Panel On Data, Research Priorities For Arresting Aids In Sub-saharan Africa, National Research Council
Source: www.nap.edu
Keywords: priorities, data, social, behavioral, sciences, research, africa, mitigating, aids, sub, saharan, preventing
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The AIDS epidemic in Sub-Saharan Africa continues to affect all facets of life throughout the subcontinent. Deaths related to AIDS have driven down the life expectancy rate of residents in Zambia, Kenya, and Uganda with far-reaching implications. This book details the current state of the AIDS epidemic in Africa and what is known about the behaviors that contribute to the transmission of the HIV i......
ISBN: 0309074584, 9780309074582
Authors: Committee On Pain, Disability,, Chronic Illness Behavior
Source: www.nap.edu
Keywords: policy, perspectives, public, behavioral, disability, clinical, pain
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Pain--it is the most common complaint presented to physicians. Yet pain is subjective--it cannot be measured directly and is difficult to validate. Evaluating claims based on pain poses major problems for the Social Security Administration (SSA) and other disability insurers. This volume covers the epidemiology and physiology of pain; psychosocial contributions to pain and illness behavior; promis......
ISBN: 0309159652, 9780309159654
Authors: Committee To Study The National Needs For Biomedical, Behavioral,, Clinical Research Personnel; National Research Council
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Keywords: clinical, researchsciences, behavioral, biomedical, training, research
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Comprehensive research and a highly-trained workforce are essential for the improvement of health and health care both nationally and internationally. During the past 40 years the National Research Services Award (NRSA) Program has played a large role in training the workforce responsible for dramatic advances in the understanding of various diseases and new insights that have led to more effectiv......
ISBN: 0309104017, 9780309104012
Authors: Program For A Workshop On Contributions From The Behavioral, Social Sciences In Reducing, Preventing Teen Motor Crashes, National Research Council
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Keywords: social, sciences, workshop, report, behavioral, contributions, teen, motor, crashes, preventing
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From a public health perspective, motor vehicle crashes are among the most serious problems facing teenagers. Even after more than six months of being licensed to drive alone, teens are two to three times more likely to be in a fatal crash than are the more experienced drivers. Crash rates are significantly higher for male drivers, and young people in the United States are at greater risk of dying......
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