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    • Alcohol use and abuse in random samples of physicians and medical students 

      McAuliffe, William Edward; Rohman, Mary; Breer, Paul; Wyshak, Grace; Santangelo, Susan L.; Magnuson, Elizabeth (American Public Health Association, 1991)
      BACKGROUND: This study sought to resolve conflicting views about whether physicians are especially prone to alcohol abuse. METHODS: Using an anonymous, mailed questionnaire on substance use, we surveyed 500 physicians, ...
    • Association between endometriosis, dysplastic naevi and history of melanoma in women of reproductive age 

      Hornstein, Mark Donald; Thomas, Paul Patrick; Sober, Arthur Joel; Wyshak, Grace; Albright, N. L.; Frisch, Rose Epstein (Oxford University Press (OUP), 1997)
      Women with melanoma and its precursor lesions, dysplastic naevi, have a higher prevalence of reproductive disorders than women without melanotic lesions. This association appears strongest among young women with dysplastic ...
    • Breast cancer among former college athletes compared to non-athletes: A 15-year follow-up 

      Wyshak, Grace; Frisch, Rose Epstein (Cancer Research UK, 2000)
      A growing body of evidence indicates that physical activity is protective against breast cancer. In 1996-97, we conducted a 15-year follow-up of 5398 college alumnae comprised of former college athletes with their non-athletic ...
    • Delayed Menarche and Amenorrhea in Ballet Dancers 

      Frisch, Rose Epstein; Wyshak, Grace; Vincent, Larry (New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM/MMS), 1980)
      YOUNG female ballet dancers attending professional schools or dancing in companies in which thinness is much admired restrict their food intake and are highly active. The unusual eating habits and levels of activity of ...
    • Evidence for a Secular Trend in Age of Menarche 

      Wyshak, Grace; Frisch, Rose Epstein (New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM/MMS), 1982)
    • Family Background and Genius 

      Rothenberg, Albert; Wyshak, Grace (Canadian Psychiatric Association, 2004)
      Objective: It is widely believed among professionals and laity that genius is born and not made. However, the early and still-influential statistical studies of Frances Galton on the inheritance of genius have neither been ...
    • Height, Socioeconomic and Subjective Well-Being Factors among U.S. Women, Ages 49-79 

      Wyshak, Grace (Public Library of Science, 2014-04-07)
      Background: A vast literature has associated height with numerous factors, including biological, psychological, socioeconomic, anthropologic, genetic, environmental, and ecologic, among others. The aim of this study is to ...
    • Height, Socioeconomic and Subjective Well-Being Factors among U.S. Women, Ages 49–79 

      Wyshak, Grace (Public Library of Science, 2014)
      Background: A vast literature has associated height with numerous factors, including biological, psychological, socioeconomic, anthropologic, genetic, environmental, and ecologic, among others. The aim of this study is to ...
    • Height, Socioeconomic and Subjective Well-Being Factors among U.S. Women, Ages 49–79 

      Wyshak, Grace (Public Library of Science (PLoS), 2014)
      Background: A vast literature has associated height with numerous factors, including biological, psychological, socioeconomic, anthropologic, genetic, environmental, and ecologic, among others. The aim of this study is to ...
    • Income and Subjective Well-Being: New Insights from Relatively Healthy American Women, Ages 49-79 

      Wyshak, Grace (Public Library of Science, 2016)
      The interests of economists, psychologists, social scientists and others on the relations of income, demographics, religion and subjective well-being, have generated a vast global literature. It is apparent that biomedical ...
    • Inheritance in Human Dizygotic Twinning 

      White, Colin; Wyshak, Grace (New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM/MMS), 1964)
    • Pregnancy during Residency 

      Sayres, Maureen; Wyshak, Grace; Denterlein, Geraldine; Apfel, Roberta Joyce; Shore, Eleanor Gossard; Federman, Daniel David (New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM/MMS), 1986)
      To identify possible barriers to women physicians who wish to combine parenting with medical careers, we studied 56 of 64 pregnancies from the past 10 years in 63 of 66 Harvard-affiliated residency programs. Pregnancies ...
    • A Profile of the Health-Promoting Behaviors of Physicians and Lawyers 

      Wyshak, Grace; Lamb, George A.; Lawrence, Robert Z.; Curran, William John (New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM/MMS), 1980)
      The federal government has increased its activities directed toward health promotion and disease prevention. We carried out a pilot survey of a random sample of Massachusetts physicians and lawyers to obtain a profile of ...
    • Quality of life, psychosocial health, and antiretroviral therapy among HIV-positive women in Zimbabwe 

      Patel, Rena; Kassaye, Seble; Gore-Felton, Cheryl; Wyshak, Grace; Kadzirange, Gerard; Woelk, Godfrey; Katzenstein, David (Informa UK Limited, 2009)
      Little is known about the psychosocial impact of antiretroviral therapy (ART) among women in sub-Saharan Africa. Therefore, we conducted a cross-sectional study in Zimbabwe to assess the impact of ART on HIV-positive women's ...
    • The utilization of home care by the elderly in Brazil's primary health care system 

      Thumé, Elaine; Facchini, Luiz Augusto; Wyshak, Grace; Campbell, Paul H. (American Public Health Association, 2011)
      OBJECTIVES: We assessed the utilization of home care by the elderly in Brazil after implementation of the Family Health Strategy (FHS). METHODS: Data were derived from a cross-sectional study in a southern city in ...
    • Weight change, obesity, mental health, and health perception: Self-reports of college-educated women 

      Wyshak, Grace (Physicians Postgraduate Press, 2007)
      BACKGROUND: Overweight, weight cycling, and obesity are major health risks with psychological effects that should not be overlooked by mental health professionals. METHOD: This article examines behavioral and other ...