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Associations between Marijuana Use and Sperm Quality in Jamaican Men: Implications for the Subfertile Male

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This study investigated the association of marijuana use with sperm parameters and reproductive history of subfertile men. Sperm motility was affected by reported quantity and frequency of marijuana use.
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e-Published: 19 Dec, 2017

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Associations between Marijuana Use and Sperm Quality in Jamaican Men: Implications for the Subfertile Male

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10.7727/wimj.2017.189
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569-75
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This study investigated the association of marijuana use with sperm parameters and reproductive history of subfertile men. Sperm motility was affected by reported quantity and frequency of marijuana use.

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Objective: To evaluate the associations of frequency, quantity and duration of marijuana use with sperm parameters and reproductive histories of male non-smokers and chronic marijuana users.

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23 Oct, 2017
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e-Published: 26 Oct, 2017

Disaster Preparedness and Management in the Caribbean: The Need for Psychological Support

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165–66
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Disasters are usually accompanied by physical devastation, loss, economic impact and emotional turmoil. The emotional impact however is often not recognized. Within the Caribbean, much more is needed at integrating psychological services within general disaster preparedness and management.

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e-Published: 05 Jun, 2013

Children’s Exposure to Violence in Jamaica: Over a Decade of Research and Interventions

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369–71
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This paper presents research findings over the last 15 years out of The University of the West Indies on the nature and prevalence of violence exposure in Jamaican children, related outcomes and associated risk and protective factors. It also highlights psychologically driven interventions that have been implemented to tackle this scourge.

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e-Published: 21 Aug, 2013

Students Admitted to University who fail: Hidden Disabilities Affecting Students’ Performance

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99–105
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Hidden disabilities, especially attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and the associated social and emotional challenges are significantly related to students’ academic performance and adjustment to university.

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Objective: To compare grade point averages and social adjustment and academic difficulties of students with or without a hidden disability at The University of the West Indies, Mona, Jamaica.

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e-Published: 17 Sep, 2013

Gender Differences in Coping with Infertility among Couples Undergoing Counselling for In Vitro Fertilization Treatment

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237–41
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Strategies used to cope with the stress of infertility were compared between men and women undergoing in vitro fertilization treatment at The University of the West Indies, Jamaica. Gender differences in coping were used to help explain reported gender differences in psychological distress.

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e-Published: 10 Jun, 2013

Evolution of In Vitro Fertilization at the University of the West Indies, Jamaica

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460–2
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In vitro fertilization (IVF) offers hope to many who are infertile. This paper documents the growth and success of IVF over the past twelve years.

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e-Published: 21 Aug, 2013
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