References for “Helping teens stop smoking”

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References for “Making the most of psychiatric advance directives”

Appelbaum PS. "Commentary: Psychiatric Advance Directives at a Crossroads—When Can PADs Be Overridden?", Journal of the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law (2006): Vol. 34, No. 3, pp. 395-97. Elbogen EB, et al. "Clinical Decision Making and Views About Psychiatric Advance Directives," Psychiatric Services (March 2006): Vol. 57, No. 3, pp. 350-55. Elbogen EB, et al. "Competence to Complete Psychiatric Advance Directives: Effects of Facilitated Decision Making," Law and Human Behavior (June 2007): Vol. 31, No. 3, pp. 275-89. (Locked) More »

References for “Postconcussion syndrome”

Ropper AH, et al. "Clinical Practice. Concussion," New England Journal of Medicine (January 11, 2007): Vol. 356, No. 2, pp. 166-72. Whittaker R, et al. "Illness Perceptions and Outcome in Mild Head Injury: A Longitudinal Study," Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery, and Psychiatry (June 2007): Vol. 78, No. 6, pp. 644-66. Wood RL. "Post Concussional Syndrome: All in the Mind's Eye!," Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery, and Psychiatry (2007): Vol. 78, No. 6, p. 552. (Locked) More »

Making the most of psychiatric advance directives

Psychiatric advance care directives establish a person's wishes so that appropriate mental health care can be provided if needed. It may also be advisable to appoint a health care agent to ensure the patient's treatment choices are followed. (Locked) More »

Helping teens stop smoking

Teens who smoke are more likely to quit if they can be convinced to participate in a cessation program that emphasizes the health risks of smoking, provides motivational encouragement and coping skills, and encourages a healthy overall lifestyle. More »

Postconcussion syndrome

After a head injury, many people experience symptoms such as dizziness, headaches, and mood changes as long as a year after the accident. A pattern of several lingering symptoms may constitute a postconcussion syndrome. (Locked) More »