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1 Wright, Scott D.Caring to cultivate on the long row of life: an eclectic look at gardens, gardening, and the aging processGardening is one of the most popular home-based leisure activities in the U.S. and represents an important activity in the lives of older adults in a variety of residential settings. Yet, there has been a lack of any comprehensive and multidisciplinary examination of the nexus between gardening and...gardening; gardens; aging; caring2010
2 Murphy, Patricia A.Update on emergency contraceptionEmergency contraception (EC) is any method used after sexual intercourse to prevent pregnancy. This article provides an overview of the history of EC methods and describes the current availability of oral and intrauterine EC. Oral forms include the Yuzpe regimen (combining ethinyl estradiol and levo...2012-01-01
3 Murphy, Patricia A.Extended and continuous combined contraceptive regimens for menstrual suppressionMany women have medical indications for menstrual suppression or a personal preference to reduce or eliminate monthly bleeding, which can be achieved with extended and continuous regimens of combined estrogen and progestin contraceptives. Combined contraceptives are traditionally administered in a 2...2012-01-01
4 Murphy, Patricia A.Criterion-based screening for sexually transmitted infection: sensitivity, specificity, and predictive values of commonly used questionsBackground: Practice protocols that mandate pre-screening for sexually transmitted infection prior to insertion of an intrauterine device for contraception can pose obstacles for women seeking this highly effective method of birth control. Some practices screen for presumed risk factors for sexually...2012-01-01
5 Caserta, MichaelChallenges, transitions, and healthy aging: Introduction to the special issueRowe and Kahn's (1987) seminal piece in the Journal, Science, and the work driven by the MacArthur Foundation that followed (Rowe & Kahn, 1997, 1998) arguably signaled a paradigm shift in how we think about aging and health. Rather than a purely biomedical view of aging and health, Rowe and Kahn pos...2012-01-01
6 Wright, Scott D.The challenge and promise of autism spectrum disorders in adulthood and aging: a systematic review of the literature (1990-2013)Abstract: In the past five years, there has been a noticeable increase in the number of publications addressing the issues of autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) in the domain of adulthood and aging. However this increase still represents an extremely small proportion of the overall literature which is...2013-01-01
7 Wright, Scott D.Gray and green revisited: a multidisciplinary perspective of gardens, gardening, and the aging processOver fourteen years ago, the concept of "gray and green" was first introduced by Wright and Lund (2000) to represent a new awareness and a call for increased scholarship at the intersection of environmental issues and the aging process. This review paper revisits that concept with a fresh perspectiv...2014-01-01
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