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  • Validación de la Escala de Liderazgo Destructivo y del Cuestionario de Conductas Negativas-Revisado en Chile 

    González-Santa Cruz, Andrés [Centro de Investigación Sociedad y Salud, Facultad de Ciencias Sociales y Artes, Universidad Mayor, Chile]; Ansoleaga, Elisa (Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, 2023)
    La violencia laboral y los liderazgos destructivos acaparan un alto interés en el mundo, sin embargo, en Chile no existen procesos de validación para los instrumentos más utilizados globalmente. La evidencia muestra que ...
  • Latin America and the Caribbean Code Against cancer 1st edition: Environment, occupation, and cancer 

    Blanco, Estela [Univ Mayor, Ctr Invest Soc & Salud & Nucl Milenio SocioMed, Chile]; Algranti, Eduardo; Abdon Cifuentes, Luis; López-Carrillo, Lizbeth; Mora, Ana M.; Rodríguez-Guzmán, Julietta; Rodríguez-Villamizar, Laura Andrea; Veiga, Lene H. S.; Canelo-Aybar, Carlos; Nieto-Gutiérrez, Wendy; Feliu, Ariadna; Espina, Carolina; Ferreccio, Catterina (ELSEVIER SCI LTD, 2023-10)
    Within the framework of the Latin America and Caribbean region (LAC) Code Against Cancer 1st edition, the current work presents recommendations to reduce exposure to environmental and occupational carcinogenic agents ...
  • Field-based learning in global migrant health: An evaluation of student learning outcomes 

    Machado, Stefanie; Servin, Argentina E.; Rocha Jiménez, Teresita [Univ Mayor, Fac Humanidades, Soc & Hlth Res Ctr, Chile]; Goldenberg, Shira (Taylor and Francis Ltd., 2023-03-04)
    Increased migration and im/migrant (i.e. migrant and immigrant) inequities, particularly during COVID-19, call for experiential global public health teaching to adequately prepare future leaders. We evaluated student ...
  • Culturas organizacionales y factores de riesgo psicosociales en organizaciones chilenas: Un análisis de clases latentes 

    González-Santa-Cruz, Andrés [Centro de Investigación Sociedad y Salud, Universidad Mayor, Chile]; Toro-Cifuentes, Juan Pablo (Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso, Escuela de Psicología, 2021-03)
    A pesar de un creciente interés por factores psicosociales en organizaciones chilenas, pocos estudios indagan sus vínculos con la cultura organizacional. En este artículo se explora la relación entre tres dimensiones de ...
  • Friends' Influence on Academic Performance Among Early Adolescents: The Role of Social Status 

    Palacios, Diego [Universidad Mayor, Facultad de Ciencias Sociales y Artes, Society and Health Research Center, Chile]; Berger, Christian (Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, 2022)
    Educational research has shown that academic achievement and peer relationships are associated from early school years, where friends play a significant role in influencing students' school adjustment, attitudes, and ...
  • Reducing police occupational needle stick injury risk following an interactive training: the SHIELD cohort study in Mexico 

    Beletsky, Leo; Abramovitz, Daniela; Baker, Pieter; Arredondo, Jaime; Rangel, Gudelia; Artamonova, Irina; Marotta, Phillip; Mittal, Maria Luisa; Morales, Mario; Clairgue, Erika; Kang, Sunyou; Banuelos, Arnulfo; Cepeda, Javier; Patterson, Thomas A.; Strathdee, Steffanie A.; Rocha-Jimenez, Teresita [Univ Mayor, Fac Humanidades, Soc & Hlth Res Ctr, Chile] (MDPI, 2021-05-14)
    Objective At a time of unprecedented attention to the public health impact of policing, it is imperative to understand the role of occupational safety in shaping officer behaviours. We assessed the longitudinal impact of ...
  • Municipal police support for harm reduction services in officer-led referrals of people who inject drugs in Tijuana, Mexico 

    Baker, Piete; Arredondo, Jaime; Borquez, Annick; Clairgue, Erika; Mittal, Maria L.; Morales, Mario; Garfein, Richard; Oren, Eyal; Pitpitan, Eileen; Strathdee, Steffanie A.; Beletsky, Leo; Cepeda, Javier A.; Rocha-Jimenez, Teresita [Univ Mayor, Fac Humanidades, Soc & Hlth Res Ctr, Santiago, Chile] (BMC, 2021-08-01)
    Background Police constitute a structural determinant of health and HIV risk of people who inject drugs (PWID), and negative encounters with law enforcement present significant barriers to PWID access to harm reduction ...
  • Coalition incentives and party bias in Chile 

    Aleman, Eduardo; Calvo, Ernesto; Cabezas, Jose M. [Univ Mayor, Hlth & Soc Res Ctr, Chile] (ELSEVIER SCI LTD, 2021-08-01)
    This article revisits the debate over Chile's binomial electoral rules and its consequences and examines how the new electoral system conceived by a democratic congress altered political competition. It utilizes a seat-vote ...
  • Suicidal ideation and attempts following nonmedical use of prescription opioids and related disorder 

    Santaella-Tenorio, Julián; Martins, Silvia S.; Cerda, Magdalena; Olfson, Mark; Keyes, Katherine M. [Univ Mayor, Ctr Res Soc & Hlth, Chile] (Chile. Universidad Mayor, 2022-01)
    Background Since 1999, the rate of fatal prescription opioid overdoses and of suicides has dramatically increased in the USA. These increases, which have occurred among similar demographic groups, have led to the hypothesis ...
  • Examining the Psychometric Properties of the Child PTSD Symptom Scale Within a Sample of Unaccompanied Immigrant Children in the United States 

    Hasson, Robert G., III; Easton, Scott D.; Díaz-Valdés Iriarte, Antonia [Univ Mayor, Humanities Fac, Soc & Hlth Res Ctr, Chile]; O'Dwyer, Laura M.; Underwood, Dawnya; Crea, Thomas M. (Routledge, 2020-07)
    This study examines: (a) rates of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in a sample of unaccompanied immigrant children in the United States, and (b) psychometric properties of the Child PTSD Symptom Scale. Caseworkers ...
  • Communication Strategies To Enhance HIV/STI Prevention, Sexual and Reproductive Health, and Safety Among Migrant Sex Workers at the Mexico-Guatemala Border 

    Febres-Cordero, Belen; Brouwer, Kimberly C.; Rocha Jimenez, Teresita [Univ Mayor, Fac Humanidades, Soc & Hlth Res Ctr, Chile]; Fernandez-Casanueva, Carmen; Morales-Miranda, Sonia; Goldenberg, Shira M. (Johns Hopkins University Press, 2020-05)
    Communication-based interventions have been linked to improved health and social outcomes among underserved populations. Migrant women in sex work face serious health and social inequities, including risks of HIV and other ...
  • The impact of cannabis legalization in Uruguay on adolescent cannabis use 

    Laqueur, Hannah; Rivera-Aguirre, Ariadne; Shev, Aaron; Castillo-Carniglia, Alvaro [Univ Mayor, Soc & Hlth Res Ctr, Chile]; Rudolph, Kara E.; Ramírez, Jessica; Martins, Silvia S.; Cerda, Magdalena (Elsevier, 2020-06)
    Background: In 2013, Uruguay became the first country in the world to legalize recreational cannabis, instituting a non-commercial state regulatory model of production and supply. This study provides the first empirical ...
  • Affordability, Accessibility, and Awareness in the Adoption of Liquefied Petroleum Gas: A Case-Control Study in Rural India 

    Kumar, Praveen; Dover, Robert Ethan; Díaz-Valdés Iriarte, Antonia [Univ Mayor, Humanities Fac, Soc & Hlth Res Ctr, Chile]; Rao, Smitha; Garakani, Romina; Hadingham, Sophia; Dhand, Amar; Tabak, Rachel G.; Brownson, Ross C.; Yadama, Gautam N. (MDPI AG, 2020-06)
    Interventions in the clean cooking sector have focused on improved biomass stoves in a bid to address household air pollution (HAP) in low- and middle-income countries. These initiatives have not delivered adequate health ...
  • Addressing Police Occupational Safety During an Opioid Crisis The Syringe Threat and Injury Correlates (STIC) Score 

    Beletsky, Leo; Abramovitz, Daniela; Arredondo, Jaime; Baker, Pieter; Artamonova, Irina; Marotta, Phil; Mittal, Maria Luisa; Rocha-Jimenez, Teresita [Univ Mayor, Fac Humanidades, Soc & Hlth Res Ctr, Chile]; Cepeda, Javier A.; Morales, Mario; Clairgue, Erika; Patterson, Thomas A.; Strathdee, Steffanie A. (Lippincott Williams and Wilkins Ltd., 2020-01)
    Objective: To develop and validate syringe threat and injury correlates (STIC) score to measure police vulnerability to needlestick injury (NSI). Methods: Tijuana police officers (N = 1788) received NSI training (2015 to ...
  • Trends in marijuana use in two Latin American countries: an age, period and cohort study 

    Castillo-Carniglia, Alvaro [Univ Mayor, Soc & Hlth Res Ctr, Chile]; Rivera-Aguirre, Ariadne; Calvo, Esteban [Univ Mayor, Sch Publ Hlth, Soc & Hlth Res Ctr, Chile]; Queirolo, Rosario; Keyes, Katherine M. [Univ Mayor, Ctr Res Soc & Hlth, Chile]; Cerd, Magdalena (Chile. Universidad Mayor, 2020)
    Background and Aims Uruguay and Chile have the highest levels of marijuana use in Latin America, and have experienced consistent increases during the last two decades. We aim to calculate separate age-period-cohort (APC) ...
  • Healthy retirement begins at school: educational differences in the health outcomes of early transitions into retirement 

    Allel, Kasim [Univ Mayor, Sch Publ Hlth, Soc & Hlth Res Ctr, Chile]; León, Ana Sofia; Staudinger, Ursula M.; Calvo, Esteban [Univ Mayor, Sch Publ Hlth, Soc & Hlth Res Ctr, Chile] (Chile. Universidad Mayor, 2021)
    The literature on socio-economic variations in the association between retirement timing and health is inconclusive and largely limited to the moderating role of occupation. By selecting the sample case of Mexico where a ...
  • Effect on background checks of newly-enacted comprehensive background check policies in Oregon and Washington: a synthetic control approach 

    Castillo-Carniglia, Alvaro [Univ Mayor, Soc & Hlth Res Ctr, Chile]; Webster, Daniel W.; Wintemute, Garen J. (Chile. Universidad Mayor, 2019)
    BackgroundComprehensive background check (CBC) laws extend background check requirements to private party firearm transfers to prevent firearm acquisitions by prohibited persons. The aim of our study was to estimate the ...
  • Racial differences in alcohol and tobacco use in adolescence and mid-adulthood in a community-based sample 

    Pamplin, John R.; Susser, Ezra S.; Factor-Litvak, Pam; Link, Bruce G.; Keyes, Katherine M. [Univ Mayor, Ctr Res Soc & Hlth, Chile] (Chile. Universidad Mayor, 2020)
    Purpose Smoking and alcohol use have been posited as possible contributors to racial health disparities, despite higher smoking and alcohol use among non-Hispanic White youth and young adults compared to Blacks. To further ...
  • Conflicting laws and priorities as drug policy implementation barriers: A qualitative analysis of police perspectives in Tijuana, Mexico 

    Morales, M.; Baker, P.; Rafful, C.; Mittal, M.L.; Clairgue, E.; Arredondo, J.; Cepeda, J.A.; Strathdee, S.A.; Beletsky, L.; Rocha-Jimenez, Teresita [Univ Mayor, Fac Humanidades, Soc & Hlth Res Ctr, Chile] (Chile. Universidad Mayor, 2020)
    Drug policy reforms typically seek to improve health among people who use drugs (PWUD), but flawed implementation impedes potential benefits. Mexico’s 2009 drug policy reform emphasized public health-oriented measures to ...
  • Centre-based care is a significant predictor of lower body mass index in early childhood: Longitudinal evidence from Chile 

    Allel, Kasim [Univ Mayor, Fac Humanidades, Soc & Hlth Res Ctr, Chile]; Narea, Marigen; Undurraga, Eduardo A. (International Society for Global Health, 2020)
    Background The prevalence of childhood overweight has increased by approximately 50% in the past three decades, becoming a major public health concern worldwide. In Chile, an upper middle-income country, about 38% of ...

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