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Mansilla Francisco, Juan - - 2012
The incidence of end stage renal disease in older persons has been increasing progressively over the last 10 years. Improved survival rates with renal replacement therapy are making this increased prevalence even more pronounced. The usual risks of morbidity and requirements for specialized care associated with older people increase dramatically ...
Steele, Melanie - - 2012
Although there exist no specific data on the prevalence of substance abuse among children and adolescents with chronic kidney diseases (CKD), the magnitude of this problem should not be underestimated, as almost half of twelfth-graders in the U.S. admit to a history of using illegal drugs at least once when ...
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Brunier, Gillian - - 2012
Gribble, Johanna - - 2012
Cohen, Jeffrey - - 2012
It is generally agreed that the field of men's studies has been growing at a rapid rate in the past few decades. However, as this field of study is still relatively new when compared to other disciplines, there are a lot of unknowns with regard to the directions of growth ...
Chaudhuri, Tanni - - 2012
This paper compares the academic literature and media reports on male violent victimization in intimate relationships, an under-researched topic. In addition to existing scholarly studies, data for the media reports come from a student-generated purposive sample of 38 news reports on male victimization. A careful analysis of both resources reveals ...
Thomas, Kimberly - - 2012
Previous research has found a link between exposure to violent videogames and aggression. The current study investigated whether the endorsement of traditional masculinity ideology moderates this relationship in college men. The sample, 168 men, filled out a demographic questionnaire, the Male Role Norms Inventory-Revised, an adaptation of the Exposure to ...
Black, Helen - - 2012
Most accounts of World War II that address the service of black soldiers were written by White officers, and often excluded, limited, or misreported African-American soldiers' contributions. This article chronicles an African-American elder's (William H. Thompson) memories of the war in his own words. We use the case of one ...
Fox, John - - 2012
This article reviews the literature on deployment trauma and examines the limitations of conventional understandings of trauma as they relate to veterans' experiences. It suggests that the failure to take into account social influences and social relationships limits the usefulness of conventional approaches to trauma. The article considers the role ...
Peterson, Grant - - 2012
In this article we examine the masculinities of heterosexual men in English university dance club settings. We highlight that multiple influences shape perceptions of gender and sexuality--influences that are also used to subvert a polarized gender and sexuality order. This is evidenced by how straight men dance, interact, and even ...
Tsaur, Sheng-Hshiung - - 2012
This article extends the person-environment fit concept from institutional to recreational settings. Specifically, we conceptualized and developed the recreationist-environment (R-E) Fit Scale (REFS). Both qualitative and quantitative approaches were employed. Based on Attention Restoration Theory and Affordance Theory, the R-E fit is conceptualized as the compatibility between recreationists and recreation ...
Aguila, Cornelio - - 2012
The aim of this research was to establish whether there are class differences in the leisure patterns of university students in Southern Spain. Social class was operationalized using three indices that combined cultural and economic factors: family sociocultural status (FSCS), family economic level (FEL), and family socioeconomic status (FSES). The ...
Oh, Chi-Ok - - 2012
The theory of recreation specialization indicates that as recreationists become more specialized into a recreation activity, they become more dependent on particular resources along a continuum of specialization. Previous empirical studies examining bivariate relationships have not provided a comprehensive understanding of the predictive linkages between recreation specialization and place attachment. ...
Smith, Charlynne - - 2012
The purpose of this study is to examine the perceptions of women in the field of parks and recreation regarding their careers and expectations for the future. A narrative analysis was applied to open-ended responses to a national survey about the career development of professional women who were members of ...
Gibson, Heather - - 2012
ountering the trend that sport participation decreases with age, there are a number of physically active mid and later life adults who take part in sports events. This study investigated involvement in cycling and benefits sought by participants of an organized bicycle tour. Life cycle and gender analyses were used ...
Ahlstrom, Michelle - - 2012
A variety of online support groups exist for "gaming widows" who feel their spousal relationship has been displaced by time spent playing Massively Multiplayer Online Role-Playing Game(s) (MMORPGs). MMORPG research has been presented on youth and adults, however to date, there is no research on married gamers to support or ...
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