Family

Model for Service Delivery for Developmental Disorders in Low-Income Countries.

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Dec 02, 2015

As in many low-income countries, the treatment gap for developmental disorders in rural Pakistan is near 100%. We integrated social, technological, and business innovations to develop and pilot a potentially sustainable service for children with developmental disorders in 1 rural area.

The burden of attending a pediatric surgical clinic and family preferences toward telemedicine.

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Oct 19, 2015

BACKGROUND/PURPOSE: Indirect expenses for accessing health care may place significant fiscal strain on Canadian families. Telemedicine alternatives, using email, telephone, and video conferencing, can mitigate such financial burdens by reducing travel and related costs.

Digital divide and information needs for improving family support among the poor and underserved.

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Jan 20, 2016

Despite of its emotional benefits, communication with family members who live abroad can present a large financial burden for low-income foreign-born individuals.

Association between problematic cellular phone use and suicide: the moderating effect of family function and depression.

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Jan 20, 2014

BACKGROUND: Suicidal ideation and attempt among adolescents are risk factors for eventual completed suicide. Cellular phone use (CPU) has markedly changed the everyday lives of adolescents.

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The West Virginia Prescription Drug Abuse Quitline: challenges and lessons learned from running a remote quitline.

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Jan 30, 2012

The West Virginia Prescription Drug Abuse Quitline (WVPDAQ) is a resource that offers education and support to individuals and families affected by prescription drug abuse. The WVPDAQ began functioning September 11, 2008, through the use of mobile phone and laptop technology.

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Sep 22, 2008
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Affect regulation, social context, and sexual intercourse in adolescents.

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Apr 16, 2010

This study examined trajectories of positive and negative affect surrounding penile-vaginal sexual intercourse (sex) in adolescents and explored the influence of companionship on these trajectories.

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