Health Education

Association of health professional leadership behaviors on health promotion practice beliefs

Jacqueline D. Stone, Ph.D., P.T., Harolyn M.E. Belcher, M.D., M.H.S., Prince Attoh, M.A., Ed.D., Michelle D’Abundo, Ph.D., Tao Gong, Ph.D. Disability and Health Journal, Vol. 10, Issue 2, p320–325 DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dhjo.2016.12.015   Background Leadership is a process by which an individual influences a group or individual to achieve a common goal, in this case health promotion for individuals with disabilities. Objectives […]

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The learning and mentoring experiences of Paralympic coaches

Katherine E. Fairhurst, M.A., Gordon A. Bloom, Ph.D., William J. Harvey, Ph.D. Disability and Health Journal, April 2017, Volume 10, Issue 2, Pages 240–246 DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dhjo.2016.10.007   Background Participation in the Paralympic Games has grown substantially, yet the same growth and development has not occurred with empirical literature for coaching in disability sport. Objective The purpose of the current study […]

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How physicians support children with disabilities and their families: Roles, responsibilities and collaborative partnerships

Mary E. Sheppard, Ed.D., Nancy Vitalone-Raccaro, Ph.D. Department of Interdisciplinary and Inclusive Education, Rowan University, USA Disability and Health Journal, Volume 9, Issue 4 Published online: May 27, 2016 DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dhjo.2016.05.007 Background The American Association of Pediatricians (AAP), in collaboration with the Council for Children with Disabilities and the Council on School Health, recommends that physicians learn […]

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A conceptual model of patient-professional communication as a self-management skill: A latent growth change modeling

Sam C.C. Chan, Ph.D., Chetwyn C.H. Chan, Ph.D., Andrew M.H. Siu, Ph.D., Peter K.K. Poon, M.Sc. Disability and Health Journal,October 2015 Volume 8, Issue 4, Pages 602–610 DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dhjo.2015.05.008 Background Patient Communication with healthcare professionals is an integral self-management skill. Yet the underlying mechanisms explaining how such communication might be enhanced across time have not been well studied. Objectives Based […]

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The impact of Chiari malformation on daily activities: A report from the national Conquer Chiari Patient Registry database

James Meeker, M.A., Jenna Amerine, M.P.H., C.H.E.S., Denise Kropp, B.S., C.C.R.P., Michelle Chyatte, Dr.P.H., M.P.H., Rebecca Fischbein, Ph.D. Disability and Health Journal, October 2015, Volume 8, Issue 4, Pages 521–526 DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dhjo.2015.01.003 Background Chiari malformation (CM) is characterized by herniation of the cerebellar tonsils into the cervical spine. While ample literature on CM exists for clinical and procedural aspects of the disease, […]

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A curriculum on care for people with disabilities: Effects on medical student self-reported attitudes and comfort level

Previous presentation: Previously presented at the Society of Teachers of Family Medicine, Conference on Medical Student Education, January 2012, and at the North American Primary Care Research Group Annual Meeting, November 2011. Andrew B. Symons, M.D., M.S., Christopher P. Morley, Ph.D., M.A., C.A.S., Denise McGuigan, M.S.Ed., Elie A. Akl, M.D., M.P.H., Ph.D. Disability and Health Journal, […]

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Desired educational outcomes of disability-related training for the generalist physician: knowledge, attitudes, and skills

Minihan PM, Robey KL, Long-Bellil LM, Graham CL, Hahn JE, Woodard L, Eddey GE; Alliance for Disability in Health Care Education. Acad Med. 2011 Sep;86(9):1171-8. doi: 10.1097/ACM.0b013e3182264a25. Department of Public Health and Community Medicine, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts 02111, USA. paula.minihan@tufts.edu The problems adults with disabilities face obtaining quality primary care services […]

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The effect of a designed health education intervention on physical activity knowledge and participation of adults with intellectual disabilities

Bodde AE, Seo DC, Frey GC, Van Puymbroeck M, Lohrmann DK. Am J Health Promot. 2012 May-Jun;26(5):313-6. doi: 10.4278/ajhp.100408-ARB-112. Department of Applied Health Science, Indiana University Bloomington, Bloomington, Indiana 47405, USA. weavera@indiana.edu PURPOSE:  The purpose of this study was to assess novel methods of health education and promotion to increase physical activity among adults with […]

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Evaluation of an ICF-based patient education programme for stroke patients: A randomized, single-blinded, controlled, multicentre trial of the effects on self-efficacy, life satisfaction and functioning

Sabariego C, Barrera AE, Neubert S, Stier-Jarmer M, Bostan C, Cieza A. Br J Health Psychol. 2012 Dec 17. doi: 10.1111/bjhp.12013. [Epub ahead of print] Department of Medical Informatics, Biometry and Epidemiology (IBE), Research Unit for Biopsychosocial Health, Ludwig-Maximilians-University, Munich, Germany. OBJECTIVE:  There is a current need for interventions that provide information to stroke survivors […]

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Dental needs and management of children with special health care needs according to type of disability

Salles PS, Tannure PN, Oliveira CA, Souza IP, Portela MB, Castro GF. J Dent Child (Chic). 2012 Sep-Dec;79(3):165-9. Department of Pediatric Dentistry and Orthodontics, School of Dentistry, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. PURPOSE:  The purpose of this study was to investigate the dental needs and management of special health care needs children in […]

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