Conflict

Scholarly Publications

A Public Health Approach to Children's Mental Health Services: Possible Solutions to Current Service Inadequacies

December 2009

The Child-Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS) system confronts clinically complex youth with high rates of behavior problems, diverse mental health disorders, substance abuse, criminal...

Effects of HMOs on Conventional Insurance Premiums: Theory and Evidence, The

November 1995

We develop a model of imperfectly competitive insurers that compete with HMOs for consumers who have private information about their health status.

Organizational Performance: Managing for Efficiency and Effectiveness

December 1997

This book presents cutting edge thinking on the management of health care organizations.

Other Publications

Operating Room Utilization Alone is Not an Accurate Metric for the Allocation of Operating Room Block Time to Individual Surgeons with Low Caseloads

May 2003

INTRODUCTION: Many surgical suites allocate operating room (OR) block time to individual surgeons.

Multicenter Study of Preferences for Health Education in the Emergency Department Population

June 2010

Objectives: Emergency departments (EDs) are increasingly proposed as high-yield venues for providing preventive health education to a population at risk for unhealthy behaviors and unmet primary...

News

The collision of civil war and threat of global pandemics

October 2017

There are 30 civil wars underway around the globe, where civilians are dealing with death and destruction as well as public health emergencies exacerbated by the deadly march of conflict.Yemen is...

Physician-academics help assess medical response on the ground in Iraq

November 2017

Paul Wise was part of a small delegation of physician-academics asked to evaluate a World Health Organization-led system to treat civilians injured in the Mosul fighting.

Indirect child casualties of conflict far outnumber direct combatant deaths in Africa

August 2018

More children die from the indirect impact of armed conflict in Africa than those killed in the crossfire and on the battlefields, according to a new study by Stanford researchers.

Projects

Age Differences in Emotional and Cognitive Decision-Making

Older adults tend to focus more on positive than on negative experiences and events.
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Age related changes in fronto-striatal connections underlying intertemporal choice

Previous research has produced highly conflicting results on differences in intertemporal preferences with age.
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Age related changes in the brain systems underlying intertemporal choice

Despite the fact that physical health and cognitive abilities decline with age, emotion regulation remains stable or improves across the adult lifespan.
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