American Sociological Association
The American Sociological Association, (ASA) was founded in 1905 and is headquartered in Washington D.C. ASA publishes American Sociological Review and numerous other peer reviewed journals for the field of sociology. ASA provides educational tools, conducts seminars, promotes and advocates for funds for social services needs and assists practitioners and the public with informative guides. ASA conducts annual meetings for professionals which attracts international and domestic participation.
Washington, DC 20005
Psychiatric disorders are prevalent among current and former inmates of correctional institutions, but what has been less clear is whether incarceration causes these disorders or, alternatively, whether inmates have these ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 16, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Three University of Kentucky (UK) sociologists have co-authored a study that helps to fill a gap in our understanding of suicide risk among African-American women.
Psychology & Psychiatry Dec 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Behavior problems, not depression, are linked to lower grades for depressed adolescents, according to a study in the December issue of the Journal of Health and Social Behavior.
Psychology & Psychiatry Nov 29, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Higher neighborhood education is associated with better self-rated health among Asian Americans who live in Asian ethnic neighborhoods, but this correlation between individual health and neighborhood education levels does ...
Health Nov 08, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Patient-led advocacy has created a shift in the way the U.S. government has prioritized funding for medical research, and significantly changed the way policymakers think about who benefits the most from these dollars, a ...
Health Oct 01, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
New research indicates that urban American Indian youth who follow American Indian traditional spiritual beliefs are less likely to use drugs and alcohol. Arizona State University social scientists will present their findings ...
Addiction Aug 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Why do some colleges have persistently high levels of binge drinking? It may be because, at these schools, binge drinking is associated with high status and binge drinkers are happier with their college social experience ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Aug 20, 2012 | 1 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Many refugees to the U.S. travel thousands of miles to a safe harbor, but once here find that adjusting to linguistic and cultural differences is an equally daunting task, according to new research to be presented by two ...
Health Aug 19, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Married couples who undergo long-term separations generally appear to be those who can't afford to divorce, a new nationwide study suggests.
Psychology & Psychiatry Aug 19, 2012 | 3 / 5 (1) | 0 |
New research shows that people who have bariatric surgery to treat obesity report an overall improvement in quality of life issues after surgery, from their relationships to their medical conditions. Arizona State University ...
Overweight and Obesity Aug 18, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Women playing full-contact tackle football face challenges beyond the playing fieldyet there's little research about this niche in athletics. Jennifer Carter, a University of Cincinnati doctoral student in the UC Department ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Aug 18, 2012 | not rated yet | 2
New research examining relationships and the use of alcohol finds that while a long-term marriage appears to curb men's drinking, it's associated with a slightly higher level of alcohol use among women. The study, led by ...
Health Aug 18, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Rather than gaining "liquid courage" to let loose with friends, teenage drinkers are more likely to feel like social outcasts, according to a new sociological study.
Health Jun 12, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Pediatricians and other breastfeeding advocates often encourage new mothers to breastfeed their babies for at least the first six months of their infants' lives based on the purported health benefits to both mothers and children. ...
Health Apr 26, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
Married adults who undergo heart surgery are more than three times as likely as single people who have the same surgery to survive the next three months, a new study finds.
Health Mar 06, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |