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RISK FACTORS FOR NONMEDICAL PRESCRIPTION ANALGESIC USE AMONG COLLEGE STUDENTS: RESULTS OF A PROSPECTIVE STUDY (2016)Purpose—Nonmedical Prescription Analgesic (NPA) use is a serious public health concern and studies on risk factors for NPA use are lacking. This investigation used preexisting data from a landmark longitudinal, prospective ...
Examining the Association between Acculturation and Hypertension among Asian Americans in the Washington D.C. Metropolitan Area (2016)Objective: To evaluate the association between Acculturation and hypertension among Asian Americans in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area. Methods: A cross-sectional study was conducted of 600 Chinese, Korean, and ...
(2016)Objective: To examine sociodemographic and dental factors for associations with dental sealant placement in children and adolescents aged 6-18 years old. Methods: Secondary data analysis of 2011-2012 NHANES data was ...
Time-Dependent Effects of Acute Exercise-Induced Arousal on Long-Term Memory for Emotional and Neutral Stimuli (2016)Psychological research has strongly documented the memory-enhancing effects of emotional arousal, while the effects of acute aerobic exercise on memory are not well understood. Manipulation of arousal has been shown to ...
Substance Use and Academic Outcomes among High School Seniors: Examining the Influence of Emotional Academic Engagement (2016)Substance use is prevalent among adolescents, with two-thirds trying alcohol and half trying an illicit drug by twelfth grade (Miech et al., 2015). Substance use is known to affect academic performance. This study utilized ...