Findings on obesity among preschoolers, post partum depression among Hispanic women and more

Prevention researchers gather in San Antonio May 31-June 2

More than 275 researchers will present the latest findings of their work on prevention science, answering questions such as:

What is the role of the Hispanic family in preventing drug use?
(www.preventionresearch.org/2006Hispanicdruguse) June 1, 1:30 PM

Do children who are overweight by age 6 have a greater likelihood of having behavior problems?
(www.preventionresearch.org/2006preschoolobesity) June 2, 11:00 AM

Does news coverage accurately portray the role of drugs and alcohol in crashes and crime?
(www.preventionresearch.org/2006newscoverage) May 31, 5:00 PM

How do Hispanic women deal with postpartum depression?
(www.preventionresearch.org/2006postpartum) May 31, 2:00 PM

Can schools stop bullying?
(www.preventionresearch.org/2006bullying) June 2; 4:00 PM

How many teenagers are likely to become problem gamblers?
(www.preventionresearch.org/2006gambling) June 1, 1:30 PM

Can we prevent obesity?
(www.preventionresearch.org/2006obesityprev) May 31, 11:00 AM

How are health researchers using geographic information systems (GIS) technology to untangle the relationships between health, ethnicity, income, and neighborhood characteristics?
(www.preventionresearch.org/2006mapping) May 31, 10:30 AM

What happens to children of incarcerated parents? (www.preventionresearch.org/2006childrenofincarceratedparents) June 1, 2:00 PM

WHEN: May 31-June 2, 2006
WHERE: Hyatt Regency Hotel, 123 Losoya Street, San Antonio, TX 78205.
WHO: Tony Biglan, Ph.D., President, Society for Prevention Research

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The Society for Prevention Research is an international organization focused on the advancement of science-based prevention programs and policies through empirical research. The membership of the organization includes scientists, practitioners, advocates, administrators and policymakers who are concerned with the prevention of social, physical and mental health problems and the promotion of health, safety and well being.


Last reviewed: By John M. Grohol, Psy.D. on 21 Feb 2009
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