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Associated Links

Abuse/Domestic Violence/Stalking:

Allstate Empower -

Gay Men’s Domestic Violence Project -
GLBT Relationship Violence Information -
Love Is Not Abuse -
Love Is Respect 
National Center on Domestic and Sexual Violence -
National Coalition Against Domestic Violence -
National Network to End Domestic Violence
National Sexual Violence Resource Center
Stalking Resource Center at the National Center for Victims of Crime
U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act -

Bereavement/Grief and End of Life Issues:

American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine -
Caring Connections -
The Center to Advance Palliative Care -;
The Compassionate Friends: Death of a Child -

The Dechen Shying Centre for Spiritual Care (Ireland) -
The Dougy Center: National Center for Grieving Children and Their Families -
European Association for Palliative Care -
Harvard Medical School Center for Palliative Care -
Hospice Foundation of America -
Hospicelink -
International Association for Hospice & Palliative Care -
National Cancer Institute: Bereavement & Grief -
National Cancer Institute: Children's Grief and Developmental Stages -

The National Council for Palliative Care (UK) -
National Hospice Foundation -
The National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization -

Disease Related Links:

Alzheimer’s Disease:
The Alois Alzheimer Center -
Alzheimer’s Association -
Alzheimer’s Caregiver Support Online -
Alzheimer’s Disease and Education Center (NIH) -
Alzheimer’s Foundation of America -
The American Geriatrics Association -
The Gathering Place - -
Medical Edge from the Mayo Clinic -
Medline Plus -
NIH Senior Health Regarding Alzheimer’s -
United States National Institute of Health, National Institute of Aging, Alzheimer’s Disease Education and Referral Center (ADEAR) -

Autism Research Institute -
Autism Society of America -
CDC: Autism Information Center -
Interagency Autism Coordinating Committee -
National Autism Association -
NIH: Autism Spectrum Disorders (Pervasive Developmental Disorders) -

Autoimmune Disease
Alliance for Lupus Research -
American College of Reumatology -
Arthritis Foundation -
Lupus Foundation of America -
National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS) -
The National Library of Medicine Lupus Information -

Adjuvant Pharmacotherapy -

Association of Cancer Online Resources -
Association of Community Cancer Centers -
American Brain Tumor Association -
American Cancer Society (ACS) -
American Cancer Society (2008). Cancer facts and figures 2008:
American Cancer Society Facts and Figures -

American Psychosocial Oncology Society -
American Society of Clinical Oncology -
American Society for Reproductive Medicine -
American Urological Association -
Breast Cancer Care -
Cancer Clinical Trials -
Fertile Hope -
National Brain Tumor Foundation -
National Cancer Institute (NCI) -
National Guidelines Clearinghouse -
NCI Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results (SEER) -
NCI Summary of Cancer Treatments -
Prostate Cancer Foundation -
Sexuality and Fertility After Cancer -
Survivor Prevalence -
The Wellness Community -
The Wellness Community of Sothwest Florida -
Well Spouse Foundation -

Cardiovascular Disease (CVD)
American Heart Association -
American Stroke Association -
Center for Disease Control (CDC) Fact Sheet -
Cleveland Clinic Heart & Vascular Institute -
CVD Mortality Rates -
Involuntary Emotional Expression Disorder (IEED) - -
Mended Hearts, Inc. -
The National Coalition for Women with Heart Disease -
National Institute of Mental Health -

Chronic Disease Management
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) -
American Lung Association -
Chronic Disease Self-Management Program -
The Health Disparities Collaborative -
Improving Chronic Illness Care, sponsored by The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation -
Institute for Healthcare Improvement -
Patient Powered -
Stanford School of Medicine, Chronic Disease Self-management Program -

ADA Medical Complications Statistics -
American Diabetes Association -
Amputee Coalition of America -
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention -
Children With Diabetes -
Diabetes Care -
Diabetes Initiative –
Diabetes-related Eye Disease -
Diabetes-related Kidney Disease -
Diabetes-related Nerve Disease -
Hyperglycemia information -
Hypoglycemia information -
Insulin-related information -
Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation International -
National Diabetes Information Clearinghouse (NDIC) -

National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases of the National Institutes of Health -
Type-1 Diabetes -
Type-2 Diabetes -

Disability Resource Organization

HIV Infection/AIDS
Advocates For Youth: Serving HIV+ Youth-
AIDSmap -
AIDS Treatment Information Service -
The Body – The Complete HIV/AIDs Resource -
The Body/HIV Treatment Series: Care of the HIV-Positive Adolescent -
Center for Disease Control and Prevention: HIV/AIDS Among Youth -
HIV/AIDS Working Forum: AIDS Institute of the New York State Dept. of Health -
HIV Life Cycle -
Improving Patient Compliance in Clinical Trials: Smart Packages or Smart Design?
By Martin Lamb, Head of US and EU Business Development at Clinical Trial Services
The Positive Youth Project: Dept. of Public Health Services, University of Toronto -
National Association of People with AIDS -
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID): How HIV Causes AIDS -
NIAID Summary/Overview -
Synergy – HIV/AIDS Technical and Programming Resources -
U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services/Women & HIV/AIDS: Myths -

Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) Manuals for MS Patients -
Complementary Alternative Treatments for MS -;;
The Heuga Center for MS -
MS Demographics -
MS Foundation -
National MS Society -
Treatment-Related Side Effects -

Organ Transplant -,MA

Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
CDC Emergency Preparedness and Response -
Gender Differences in PTSD -

International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies -
National Center for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder -

Spinal Cord Injury
Educational Film
Foundation for Spinal Cord Injury, Prevention, Care & Cure -
National Spinal Cord Injury Association -
National Spinal Cord Injury Association - (NSCIA) Resource Center -
Rehabilitation and Self-Management -
Spinal Cord Injury Informaton Network -

Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
American Academy of Certification of Brain Injury Specialists -
The Brain Injury Association of America -
The Mentor Network
National Association of State Head Injury Administrators -
North American Brain Injury Society -
Traumatic Brain Injury Model Systems -

Caregiver Support:

Cancer Caregiving -
Family Caregiver Alliance -
Men Against Breast Cancer -
Well Spouse Association

Chemical Dependency/Substance Abuse:

Drug Rehab Centers, Alcoholism, and Addictions Mental Health Help -
Information and resources to addicted individuals and their families -
Informative Reference for Preventing Substance Abuse -
Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration -
The partnership for a drug free America -

Al-Anon/Alateen/Al-Anon Family Group Headquarters, Inc. -
Alcoholics Anonymous World Services -   
LifeRing Recovery and SOS Secular programs -;
National Clearinghouse for Alcohol and Drug Information (NCADI) -
National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) -
Women for Sobriety, Inc. -

Crystal Meth Anonymous (CMA) -
Drug Abuse Resistance Education -
Government Supported Resource on Steroid Abuse -
Narcotics Anonymous (NA) -
National Institute of Drug Abuse -
Teen Drug Abused resource site -

Cancer Prevention Research Center
Transtheoretical Model of Change
Department of Health and Human Services: Center for Disease Control. Prevention, smoking and tobacco use
New Jersey guidelines for tobacco dependence treatment
Resource for Smoking Cessation
Smoking-related Information from the World Health Organization -  

Clinical Trials

National Institutes of Heath (NIH) -

Complementary Alternative Medicine:

MD Anderson Cancer Center Complementary/Intergrative Medicine Department -
Tai Sophia -;

The National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM) -

University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine -

Cultural Diversity/Health Disparities:

American Indian Healing Arts/Coyote Medicine -
American Psychological Association (APA) Guidelines for Multicultural Practice
AMSA Diversity in Medicine Web Site -
Bioethics Resources on the Web: Culture and Ethnicity in Medicine -
Healthcare Justice: The Kaiser Family Foundation -
Commonwealth Fund -
Cross Cultural Health Care Program (CCHCP)
Cultural Competence Education – Association of American Medical College
Culture Profiles -
Cultural Medicine -
CulturedMed -
Delivering Culturally Effective Healthcare to Adolescents
Employee Benefit Research Institute -

Ethical and Religious Directives for Catholic Health Care Services, Fourth Edition -
Ethnicity Online -
EthnoMed -
Eubios Journal of Asian and International Bioethics -
Islamic Medical Directives for Healthcare -
Jewish Medical Directives for Healthcare -

MacArthur Network on SES and Health -
McGill University Cultural Consultation Services
Multicultural Health Resources -
Multicultural SkillsTraining Workshops -
National Center for Cultural Competence -
National Institutes of Health Fact sheet on health disparities -
Navajo Tribe -
Program for Multicultural Health -
Religious Beliefs and Practices Affecting Health Care -
Society of Pediatric Psychology – (APA Division 54)
Society for Medial Anthropology -
Think Cultural Health
Transcultural and Multicultural Health Links -
University of Michigan Health System: Program for Multicultural Health -
U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services National Healthcare Disparities Report -
World Health Organization -
World Health Organization: Countries -

Eating Disorders:

Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) -
Guidelines for Adolescent Nutrition -

Ethics – Professional Codes of Conduct and Curriculum:

American Association of Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT) Code of Ethics -
American College of Preventive Medicine Policy Compendium -
American Pharmacists Association Code of Ethics -

American Medical Association (AMA) Code of Ethics -;
American Nurses Association (ANA) Code of Ethics -
American Psychological Association (APA) Code of Ethics -
American Public Health Association -
American Public Health Association Code of Ethics -
Association of Schools for Public Health -
Association of State and Provincial Psychology Boards Code of Conduct -
Belmont Report (NIH) -
Centers for Disease Control Public Health Law Program - and readings
Communitarian Policies: Individual Patient Rights and Responsibility -
Global Health Reporting -
Healthy People 2010 -
Hippocratic Oath -
Informed Consent -
Insurance Institute of Highway Safety -
Kaiser Family Foundation policy education -
Kaiser Network on Health Policy -
Libertarian Philosophy -
National Association of Social Workers (NASW) Code of Ethics -

National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC) Code of Ethics -
National Health Policy Forum -
Nuremberg Code -
Physicians for a National Health Plan (PNHP)  -
Public Health Ethics and Law, A Reader -
Dr. Peter Singer, Princeton University -
State of California Consumer Affairs Brochure “Professional Therapy Never Includes Sex” -
Medical College of Wisconsin Center for the Study of Bioethics -
Roe vs. Wade –
Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy -
Tarsoff v. Regents -
United Nations Population Fund -
University of Virginia Bioethics Program -

Utilitarian Philosophy -
World Health Organization  -

Genetic Risk for Cancer:

Facing Our Risk of Cancer Empowered -
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center -
National Cancer Institute -
National Comprehensive Cancer Network -

New York State Health Department -

Geriatric Behavioral Medicine:

Adminstration on Aging Fact Sheet -
HIV in Older Populations -
Geriatric Depression Scale -
General Information on Geriatric Patient Needs -;
National Institute on Aging -
The U.S. Administration on Aging -
UCLA Center on Aging -


The American Journal of Clinical Hypnosis (AJCH) -
American Society of Clinical Hypnosis (ASCH) -
International Journal of Clinical and Experimental Hypnosis (IJCEH) -
The Milton H. Erickson Foundation -
The Society for Clinical and Experimental Hypnosis (SCEH) -

Medical Decision-Making:

Decision-Making about Antiretroviral Treatment in the HIV Context -
Foundation for Informed Medical Decision-Making -
Quality of Life Measures -

Mind/Body Programs:

Arizona State University’s Mind/Body Lab -
Carnegie Mellon’s Laboratory for the Study of Stress, Immunity and Disease -

Pittsburgh Mind-Body Center -

Motivational Interviewing:

Motivational Interviewing –

Near-Death Experiences:

NDEs and the Afterlife:
NDE Research Foundation:


Age-Consistent Memory Decline and Dementia:
Guidelines for the Evaluation of Dementia and Age-Related Cognitive Decline -

American Academy of Neurology (AAN) Practice Guidelines -
APA Division 40 -
APA Division 40 Clinical Guide for Patients and Families -
APA Division 40 HIPAA Fact Sheet -

APA Presidential Task Force on the Assessment of
Harcourt Assessment HIPAA Position Statement -

Creutzfeldt-Jakob Foundation -
Frontotemporal dementia - The National Institutes of Health, National Institute of Neurological Disorders (NINDS) -
Lewy body dementia - The National Institutes of Health, National Institute of Neurological Disorders (NINDS) -
NAN Position Papers -

National Academy of Neuropsychology (NAN) Patient Information -
Vascular Dementia - The National Institutes of Health, National Institute of Neurological Disorders (NINDS) -

Pain Management:

American Academy of Pain Management -
American Pain Foundation -
American Pain Society -
American Society for Pain Management Nursing -
Aroostook Mental Health Center -
MedlinePlus: Pain -
National Guideline Clearinghouse - A World of Information on Pain -

Pediatric Behavioral Medicine:

IgA Nephropathy
Kennedy Krieger Institute: Pediatric Feeding Disorders Program -
The Marcus Institute: Pediatric Feeding Disorders Program -
National Survey of Children with Special HealthCare Needs -
Penn State Children’s Hospital Feeding Program -
University of Nebraska Medical Center: The Pediatric Feeding Disorders Program at the Munroe-Meyer Institute -

Practice Guidelines/Resources:

Assessment Tools -
Emergency Preparedness and Response -
Global Health Reporting -
Guidelines for Acute Care -
Health Data Tools and Statistics through Partners in Information Access for the
    Public Health Workforce -
Healthy People 2010 -
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) -
Record Keeping (APA) -


Association for the Advancement of Applied Psychoneuroimmunology -
Cousins Center for Psychoneuroimmunology -
Neuroendocrinology Letters -
Psychoneuroimmunology Research Society -


The American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors and Therapists (AASECT) -
The American Society for Reproductive Medicine -
American Society of Reproductive Medicine -
APA: Postpartum Depression -
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - Assisted Reproductive Tecnology
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - National Center for Health Statistics
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System -
Center of Excellence for Transgender HIV Prevention -
Female Sexual Functioning -

The International Council of Infertility Information Dissemination (INCIID) -
International Foundation for Gender Education Advocacy -
Libido and Menopause -        
Medical Advocates -
Medline Plus - A service of the U.S. National Library of Medicine and the National Institutes of Health
National Institutes of Health – National Institute of Child Health and Human Development

National Institutes of Health Clinical Trials –
National Institutes of Health: Understanding Postpartum Depression -
National Women’s Health Information Center (NWHIC) -
NMHA: Recognizing Postpartum Depression -
Postpartum Support International (PSI) -
Transgender Training and Advocacy Training -
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services – Women’s Health –
U.S. Department of Health & Human Services: Depression During and After Preganancy
WebMD: Postpartum Depression Health Center -
The World Professional Association for Transgender Health International Journal of Transgenderism -

Social Security Disability:

The Confidentiality of Records section (paragraph 14) in the blue book  -
Program Operations Manual System (POMS) -!SearchView

Spirituality in the Medical Context:

Brief Multidimensional Measure of Religiousness/Spirituality -
Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations
(JCAHO) Strategies to Effective Patient Spiritual Assessment -

Weight Management/Obesity:

Body Mass Index Guidelines -
Clinical Guidelines on the Identification, Evaluation, and Treatment of Overweight and Obesity in Adults
(The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, in cooperation with the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases) -
Exercise Routines -
Guidelines for Adolescent Nutrition -
Medical Illnesses Associated with Obesity -
National Institutes of Health - Weight control information for patients and professionals
Nutrition Guidelines/Food Pyramid -
Obesity and Cancer -
Obesity Mortality Rates -
U.S. Government Agencies Resources for Nutrition and Exercise -
US Department of Health and Human Services Weight control information
USDA Dietary Guidelines -
USDA Food and Nutrition Information Center -