James Teufel
Mercyhurst University
Health educationPsychiatryDevelopmental psychologyPublic healthSociologyBusinessLogistic regressionPsychologyNursingHealth careMarketingReturn on investmentPhysical fitnessHealth promotionFood choiceWell-beingSocial marketingChildhood obesityOverweightIntervention (counseling)Screen timePopulationEarly adolescentsMultivariate analysisPublic relationsMedical educationObesityClinical psychologyGeneral partnershipMedicineGerontologySocial psychology
Publications 21
#1Stephen L. Brown (SHSU: Sam Houston State University)H-Index: 27
#2James Teufel (Mercyhurst University)H-Index: 10
Last. Thereasa E. Abrams (SIU: Southern Illinois University Carbondale)H-Index: 3
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Affirming parent–child interactions, leading to Parent–Child Connectedness (PCC), may provide protective factors that support positive adolescent behaviors and health outcomes; shared family meals are thought to reinforce these interactions. Eight hundred and fifty-five adolescents, ages 9–13, attending six health education centers in the US were surveyed regarding their attitudes about selected interactions they share with their parents. This study used the variables of frequency of parent–chil...
#1David A. Chambers (NIH: National Institutes of Health)H-Index: 32
#2Lisa Simpson (AcademyHealth)H-Index: 27
Last. Sonja K. Schoenwald (MUSC: Medical University of South Carolina)H-Index: 52
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A1 Introduction to the 8th Annual Conference on the Science of Dissemination and Implementation: Optimizing Personal and Population Health
#1David A. ChambersH-Index: 32
#2Lisa SimpsonH-Index: 27
Last. Sonja K. SchoenwaldH-Index: 52
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#1David J. Dausey (Mercyhurst University)H-Index: 16
#2Paul A BiedrzyckiH-Index: 1
Last. Emily FrancisH-Index: 1
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Globalization along with the ongoing spread of novel infectious diseases including influenza, coronavirus, and Ebola has spurred growing interest and significant research on the impact of commercial air travel as a factor contributing to the spread of disease from one geographic location to another. Despite this, there has been little to no research on the appropriate response to this public health challenge and the coordination of response capabilities across key responders. We conducted a tabl...
#1David J. DauseyH-Index: 16
#2Greg A. GreenbergH-Index: 17
Last. Rani DesaiH-Index: 8
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Background: Violence is widely recognized as a major public health problem requiring public policy intervention. Previous studies have not adequately addressed possible sex differences in risk factors and risk conditions of incarcerated violent offenders. Using a large, nationally representative sample of state and federal prisoners, this study tested if sex moderated the association between risk (factors and conditions) and type of adult crime conviction (violent versus nonviolent crime). Metho...
#1Thomas B. Cook (Mercyhurst University)H-Index: 6
#2Gloria Reeves (UMB: University of Maryland, Baltimore)H-Index: 25
Last. Teodor T. Postolache (UMB: University of Maryland, Baltimore)H-Index: 52
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Purpose The aim of this study was to estimate the prevalence of first-generation antipsychotics (FGA) prescribed for treatment of psychiatric and neurological conditions and use of benztropine to reduce extrapyramidal side effects (EPS) by patient race/ethnicity in a nationally representative sample of adult outpatient visits. Methods The study sample included all outpatient visits (N = 8154) among patients aged 18–69 years where a prescription for one or more antipsychotics was recorded across ...
As the number of older adults in the United States rises, it becomes increasingly necessary to view aging differently. According to the United States Census Bureau (2012), 13% of the population was...
#1Danilea Werner (AU: Auburn University)H-Index: 4
#2James Teufel (Mercyhurst University)H-Index: 10
Last. Stephen L. Brown (SIU: Southern Illinois University Carbondale)H-Index: 27
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BackgroundPhysical inactivity is a primary contributor to decreasing functional physical fitness and increasing chronic disease in older adults.PurposeThis study assessed the health-related benefits of ExerStart for Lay Leaders, a 20-week, community based, peer-led, low-impact exercise program for older adults. ExerStart focuses on aerobic endurance, muscular strength, flexibility, and balance.MethodsUsing a pre/posttest evaluation design, researchers examined the effects of the program on 432 o...
#1James Teufel (Mercyhurst University)H-Index: 10
#2Diane GoffinetH-Index: 2
Last. Woody ThorneH-Index: 2
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Medical-legal partnerships (MLPs) offer a promising practice for addressing the significant healthcare system transformation presently occurring in the United States. Rural areas are particularly a...
In the United States, educational attainment and literacy strongly influence employment, income, health, and wealth within and across generations (Braveman, Egerter, & Barclay, 2011; Egerter Bravem...
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