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What kinds of social interventions would most effectively reduce health disparities?

By crossing several kinds of data, also related to the social, demographic, educational and economic conditions, AoU is a unique opportunity to understand with unprecedented precision the role of the social determinants of health. In particular it could disentangle the links among poor health-poor education-poor economic conditions-poor neighborhood-unhealthy lifestyle, and indicate which kind of policies and social reforms... more »

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Risk and protective factors for alcohol and other drug use disorders, as well as associated health outcomes.

More than 1 in 5 Americans meet lifetime criteria for alcohol use disorder and 1 in 10 Americans meet lifetime criteria for a drug use disorder. Most individuals never seek treatment and most reduce their alcohol or drug use in the absence of treatment. Research on the biological, psychological, and social risk factors for developing and recovering from alcohol/drug use disorders is critical. Annual assessments of DNAm,... more »

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How do the conversations between doctors and patients affect patient outcomes and future healthcare use?

Research across sociology, psychology, and medicine have found that certain differences in the way doctors speak with patients can improve patient communication about presenting problems, increase patient satisfaction, and even enhance physiological responses to treatment. Collecting transcripts of conversations between patients and their doctors would provide a wealth of qualitative information that could be analyzed... more »

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