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Carraher, Shawn - - 2009
Lol, Ya-yu - - 2009
This study examined the effects of a graphing task analysis using the Microsoft[R] Office Excel 2007 program on the single-subject multiple baseline graphing skills of three university graduate students. Using a multiple probe across participants design, the study demonstrated a functional relationship between the number of correct graphing components and ...
Vandenberghe, Luc - - 2009
This article provides a particular view on the use of Functional Analytical Psychotherapy (FAP) in a group therapy format. This view is based on the author's experiences as a supervisor of Functional Analytical Psychotherapy Groups, including groups for women with depression and groups for chronic pain patients. The contexts in ...
Adcock, Amanda - - 2009
Studies of derived relational responding and stimulus equivalence that examine the acquisition of arbitrary stimuli into existing classes suggest that classes that are more emotionally salient facilitate the acquisition of novel members. This study examined the hypothesis that personal distress would create facilitated acquisition in deriving relations between two arbitrary ...
Ishuin, Tifanie - - 2009
This study focused on the utility and applicability of brief functional analysis in general education settings. The purpose of the study was to first identify the environmental variables maintaining noncompliance through a brief functional analysis, and then to design and implement a functionally equivalent intervention. The participant exhibited noncompliance in ...
Nelson-Gray, Rosemery - - 2009
Personality disorders are complex and highly challenging to treatment providers; yet, for clients with these problems, there exist very few treatment options that have been supported by research. Given the lack of empirically-supported therapies for personality disorders, it can be difficult to make treatment decisions for this population. The purpose ...
Hillman, Heidi - - 2009
This study investigated the effects of a contingency contract on asthma medication adherence. Participants were a 30 year-old woman with asthma and her husband. The researcher initially implemented the contingency contract and later trained the husband to implement the same contract. An ABAC reversal design showed that medication adherence increased ...
Mirvis, Stuart - - 2009
Tsai, Jason - - 2009
Tulumovic, Denijal - - 2009
Futterer, Jurgen - - 2009
Bagley, Linda - - 2009
Engel-Yeger, Batya - - 2009
OBJECTIVE. To describe activity preferences of typically developing Israeli Jewish children; examine the effect of age, gender, and sociodemographic variables on these preferences; and add information about the construct validity and reliability of the Preference Assessment of Children (PAC; King et al., 2004).
Paul-Ward, Amy - - 2009
The professional discourse on social justice suggests that more critical work is needed to sufficiently address the societal issues that affect occupational therapy practitioners' ability to advocate for and with clients. Occupational therapy offers unique opportunities for the scholarly discussion of social justice and for clinical practice to address these ...
Bazyk, Susan - - 2009
The purpose of this phenomenological study was to describe the meaning of occupational therapy groups focusing on occupational engagement, group process, and social-emotional learning for a purposeful sample of low-income urban youths attending after-school care. Interviews and participant observation were used to study how the children made sense of their ...
Blanchard, Shirley - - 2009
Obesity is a health disparity related to environmental, social, and physical health issues, including ethnicity, education, and gender. The purpose of this study was to examine the relationship among obesity, age, education, and socioeconomic status and the relationship between obesity and depression among African-American women living in Omaha, Nebraska. A ...
Blakeney, Anne - - 2009
OBJECTIVE. To introduce evidence of the critical link between water quality and human occupations.
Magasi, Susan - - 2009
OBJECTIVE. The purpose of this study was to explore women with disabilities' perceptions of their lived experiences in nursing homes.
Bass-Haugen, Julie - - 2009
Healthy People 2010 identified elimination of health disparities as a national priority. Few studies in the occupational therapy literature document health disparities. The purpose of this study was to examine the evidence on U.S. health disparities with specific relevance to occupational therapy and by racial/ethnic groups and income levels. National ...
Braveman, Brent - - 2009
Social justice and occupational justice have received increased attention in the occupational therapy literature. This evolving discourse has focused on establishing a connection between the effects of social injustice and the resulting negative influences on occupational participation. This literature has also addressed the role of occupational therapists in responding to ...
Holguin, Jess - - 2009
The purpose of this study was to document performance of occupational therapy journals on the metrics of the Journal Citation Reports (JCR), the annually appearing index used as a yardstick to assess the quality of scholarly publications. Outcomes for the field's two indexed journals, the American Journal of Occupational Therapy ...
Engel-Yeger, Batya - - 2009
OBJECTIVE. This study investigated the effects of cerebral palsy (CP) and gender on youth participation in activities outside of formal school.
Shehabi, A.A. - - 2009
Problem statement: Both M. genitalium and T. vaginalis were recognized as important cause of sexually transmitted infections in developed countries. This study investigated the prevalence of M. genitalium and T. vaginalis in general Jordanian patients and their role of causing genitourinary tract diseases. Approach: A cross sectional study of 383 ...
Malow, Robert - - 2009
The article reports our intervention work with Alcohol and Other Drug Abusing (AOD) People Living With HIV (PLWH). Present research has involved adapting Cognitive Behavioral Stress Management (CBSM) and other strategies to improve quality of life and health outcomes for PLWH. Historically, CBSM has used relaxation and coping skills training ...
Suzita, R. - - 2009
Problem statement: Food borne illness occurs all over the world. Vibrio cholerae is the etiological agent of cholera which is spread by contaminated food, water or direct fecal contact with food handlers. There are also examples of sporadic outbreaks of illness attributed to raw products eaten unprocessed. Consequently, there was ...
Devieux, Jessy - - 2009
Problem statement: Incarcerated youth with borderline symptomatology represent a particularly at risk-population due to their enggement in risky behaviors. Five hundred twenty two adolescents were assessed for borderline symptomatology (MACI), engagement in risky behaviors and attitudes/knowledge. Approach: Adolescents were divided into two groups: low borderline (below the 60 scale score ...
Yao, Honghong - - 2009
Problem statement: It has been well documented that drugs of abuse such as cocaine can cause enhanced progression of HIV-Associated Neuropathological Disorders (HAND), the underlying mechanisms mediating these effects remain poorly understood. Approach: In present study, we explored the impact of cocaine exposure (I and 10 [micro]M) on the dendritic ...
Malekpour-Afshar, Reza - - 2009
Abstract: Problem statement: Post-Traumatic Meningitis (PTM) is a serious complication followed trauma. It sounds to have different pattern and characteristics. The aim of the current study was to determine the characteristics and outcome of PTM in referral neurosurgery department in Iran.
Okesola, A.O. - - 2009
Problem statement: The emergence and spread of resistance to third-generation cephalosporins are threatening to create species resistant to all currently available agents. The most common cause of bacterial resistance to beta-lactam antibiotics is the production of beta-lactamases and many of the 2nd and 3rd-generation penicillins and cephalosporins were specifically designed ...
Salmani, Ali - - 2009
Problem statement: Brucellosis is a globally found infectious disease and there is no licensed vaccine against human brucellosis. The present study carried-out to evaluate the potency of our modified extracted lipopolysaccharide (LPS) of B. abortus to elicit specific anti-Brucella antibodies in animal model (Rabbit) as a part of a candidate ...
Masaadeh, Hani - - 2009
The primary aim of this study was to determine the incidents of pseudomonas aeruginosa in post-operative wound infection and its sensitivity pattern to commonly used antibiotics. During a period of six months between February to December, 2005, 115 specimens were collected from King Abdullah University Hospital, Princess Basma Hospital, Princess ...
Barrett, John - - 2009
Problem statement: Chemotherapeutic drugs have been used to treat malignancy for over 50 years, but the potential of cytotoxic agents to suppress immunity and interfere with Immunosurveillance (IS) of cancer has been largely ignored. Assuming that the immune control of the cancer had a priori already failed, the effect was ...
Block, Matthew - - 2009
Problem statement: The interactions of a malignant tumor with the patient's immune system are dynamic, multiple and bi-directional. Approach: This article reviews the clinical evidence of the interaction of cancer with immunity with emphasis on recent developments highlighting some of the mechanisms of tumor-mediated regulation of immunity. Results: Most of ...
Yang, Zhi-Zhang - - 2009
Problem statement: T cell-mediated immunosuppression has been observed for decades without clarification as to which factor was responsible for this observation. The identification of [CD4.sup.+][CD25.sup.+] regulatory T ([T.sub.reg]) cells represents a milestone in the filed of immunology and provides an explanation for T-cell-mediated immunosuppression. Although [T.sub.reg] cells were originally identified ...
Porrata, Luis - - 2009
Problem statement: The infused alloreactive lymphocytes in allogeneic stem cell transplantation (Allo-SCT) lead to an unspecific immune response causing Graft-Versus-Tumor (GVT) effect and Graft-Versus-Host Disease (GVHD). The current dogma regarding the anti-tumor effect of GVT is only observed in the Allo-SCT and not in the autologous hematopoietic stem cell transplantation ...
Siam, Ahmad - - 2009
Problem statement: This study is conducted to present benefits and consequences of latest technology used in banking industries. In addition, it has focused on the dynamics of banking sector, electronic banking services and new courses especially with mergers that constitute most of these mechanisms. Approach: The study discussed this new ...
Saleem, Bashar - - 2009
Problem statement: Women in Jordan and Arab world in general and in the world received basic secondary education and entered the realm of secondary and university education, this development has taken time, effort and struggle. Approach: To Give historical background of the development of women's education in Jordan, analyze the ...
Alipoor, Sirus - - 2009
Problem statement: Body image is a psychological construct which refers to self-concept including self image and feelings an individual perceives about his or her body. Body image can significantly affect the way an individual perceives about his or her body. Studies on relationship between physical self-concept and body image in ...
Haslinda, Abdullah - - 2009
Problem statement: Human Resource Development (HRD) is rapidly gaining importance in manufacturing firms in Malaysia, as there are strong driving forces such as legal, financial and infrastructural support from the Government. This is because the Government believes that investment in human capital is key to the success of the country's ...
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