Addressing the Specific Behavioral Health Needs of Men
Addresses specific treatment needs of adult men with substance use disorders. Reviews gender-specific research and best practices, such as common patterns of initiation of substance use among men and specific treatment issues and strategies. Includes a discussion of how these issues impact rural men.
Date: 2014 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration view details
Quality of Prostate Cancer Care Among Rural Men in the Veterans Health Administration
Analyzes the rural and urban differences in access to oncology resources and quality of care for male veterans with prostate cancer, using the Veterans Affairs Central Cancer Registry to identify the patients and the Rural Urban Commuting Area (RUCA) codes to determine patient residence.
Author(s): Ted A. Skolarus, Stephanie Chan, Jeremy B. Shelton, et al. Citation: Cancer, 119(20), 3629-3635 Date: 10/2013 Type: Document view details
Analysis of Sexual Assault Data
Analyzes data collected by the Pennsylvania Coalition Against Rape from 2009 to 2011 to better understand the extent of reported sexual assaults in rural counties in Pennsylvania. Includes comparisons by gender and age group.
Date: 09/2012 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Center for Rural Pennsylvania view details
What Happens After an Elevated PSA Test: The Experience of 13,591 Veterans
Details a study on the time between prostate-specific antigen (PSA) testing and a biopsy-confirmed cancer diagnosis in veterans. Compares rural and urban areas.
Author(s): Steven B. Zeliadt, Richard M. Hoffman, Ruth Etzioni, Van Anh T. Ginger, Daniel W. Lin Citation: Journal of General Internal Medicine, 25(11), 1205-1210 Date: 11/2010 Type: Document view details