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ISBN: 083300722X, 9780833007223
Authors: James K. Hammitt, Kathleen A. Wolf, Frank Camm, W. E. Mooz, Timothy H. Quinn, Anil Bamezai
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: ozone, depleting, substances, potential, trends, uses, market, product
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Global human emissions of chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs) and several related chemicals may reduce the concentration of stratospheric ozone and, in so doing, may induce significant negative effects on human health and a variety of economically important activities. For the United States and the world as a whole, this report describes current patterns of use and projects future production levels for the......
ISBN: 078814782X, 9780788147821
Author: Jose Szapocznik
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Keywords: abuse, prevention, substance, approach, latino, family, hispanic
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Publisher: DIANE PublishingPublished Time: DIANE PublishingPages: 222Examines issues of Hispanic/Latino family, culture, & society as they relate to the design & evaluation of alcohol, tobacco & other drug problem prevention programs. Reviews concepts of substance abuse prevention & provides a conceptual framework for the understanding of adolescent problem behavior as it relates to family interac......
Authors: Patricia A. Ebener, Jonathan P. Caulkins, Sandra Geschwind, Daniel F. Mccaffrey, Hilary Saner
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: substance, abuse, policy, national, support, data, analysis, improving
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The purpose of this report is to provide the Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) with an analysis of both the problems and untapped potential for existing data to be used more creatively in exploring drug policy issues and to suggest guidelines and a conceptual framework for identifying and evaluating data needs and analyses that will effectively support national substance abuse policy.......
Authors: Bradley D. Stein, Elaine Reardon, Roland Sturm
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: hmos, versus, carve, plans, care, managed, abuse, service, utilization, substance
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Managed behavioral healthcare organizations are increasingly using carve-outs to manage American's substance abuse (SA) services, but little information is available about how these changes have affected service utilization and costs when compared to HMOs. The authors compare one employer's claims for SA services delivered under a carve-out arrangement to prior HMO claims information. Under the ca......
ISBN: 0788188410, 9780788188411
Author: Dena R. Gerstein
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Keywords: among, adolescents, abuse, substance, mental, health, relationship
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Publisher: DIANE PublishingPublished Time: DIANE PublishingPages: 133Presents an examination of the association between psychological functioning & substance use among adolescents aged 12 to 17. This survey provides estimates of the prevalence of use of a variety of illicit drugs, alcohol, & tobacco, based on a nationally representative sample of the civilian non-institutionalized population. In 1......
ISBN: 0833011715, 9780833011718
Authors: Jack Zwanziger, Elizabeth M. Sloss, Susan D. Hosek, Anil Bamezai, Lois M. Davis, K. M. Cameron
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Keywords: services, hospitals, substance, abuse, psychiatric, children, analysis, payment, champus, exempt, prospective
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In an effort to control rapidly increasing costs, the Civilian Health and Medical Program of the Uniformed Services (CHAMPUS) adopted a prospective payment system for inpatient services in October 1987. This report presents the results of an analysis of prospective payment options for three services exempt from the CHAMPUS diagnosis-related group (DRG) payment system. Although specific issues diff......
ISBN: 0309100445, 9780309100441
Authors: Committee On Crossing The Quality Chasm: Adaptation To Mental Health, Addictive Disorders
Source: www.nap.edu
Keywords: quality, conditions, chasm, series, substance, mental, health, care, improving
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Each year, more than 33 million Americans receive health care for mental or substance-use conditions, or both. Together, mental and substance-use illnesses are the leading cause of death and disability for women, the highest for men ages 15-44, and the second highest for all men. Effective treatments exist, but services are frequently fragmented and, as with general health care, there are barriers......
Authors: Jeremy M. Wilson, Joseph F. Donnermeyer
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: substance, adolescent, rurality, urbanity
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An important but understudied aspect of substance use research is its relationship to characteristics of the community, including if there are differences in the association between peer and family factors with use between youth living in rural and urban areas. The results of this study are based on a statewide survey of approximately 4,400 youth in a southwestern state. It tested for the inequali......
ISBN: 0833039164, 9780833039163
Authors: Andrew R. Morral, Daniel F. Mccaffrey, Greg Ridgeway, Arnab Mukherji, Christopher Beighley
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: programs, united, states, treatment, abuse, effectiveness, adolescent, substance, relative
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Each year, substance abuse treatment programs in the United States record approximately 150,000 admissions of youths under the age of 18. Nevertheless, little is known about the effectiveness of the types of community-based services typically available to youths and their families. Researchers interviewed youths treated in 11 adolescent programs that had been identified as having suggestive eviden......
ISBN: 0309057965, 9780309057967
Authors: edward B. Perrin, Jeffrey J. Koshel, Editors; Panel On Performance Measures, Data For Public Health Performance Partnership Grants, National Research Council
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Keywords: health, substance, mental, abuse, public, performance, measures, assessment
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The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services is carrying out an ambitious new program to assure that funds for public health programs are spent as effectively as possible. Under the new program, every state will develop a set of performance objectives to measure its progress in terms of outcomes, processes, and capacity. In the first phase of the program, states are to propose such measures to......
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