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Hill, Mandy - - 2011
Objective: To assess gender differences and determine whether economic determinants are correlated to delayed medical care among this population.
Regmi, Krishna - - 2011
There have been clear policy themes in the development of primary care in the last two decades. Devolving decision-making power using localised purchasing has developed into commissioning, making health service providers part of a competitive market-based service with a user-driven approach, whilst protecting service standards through bottom-up planning and a ...
Williams, Ronald D., - - 2011
The purpose of this study was to examine the health beliefs related to secondhand smoke exposure and perceptions of smoke-free policies among members of a college population. A stratified sample of students, employees, and community members (n = 1,069) completed a brief 7-item survey. Females were more likely than males ...
Sbarbaro, Victor - - 2011
This exploratory study investigated influential factors associated with bullying and cyberbullying and identifying possible correlations. A sample of 106 middle school students was surveyed utilizing the Cyberbullying and Online Aggression Survey Instrument and the Bullying Survey measuring physical, verbal, social, and cyberbullying behaviors. Results indicated significant correlations among grade level ...
Peters, Ronald J., - - 2011
The relationship between psychological distress and perceived problems receiving student financial aid was assessed from 180 African American students attending a historically black college or university in the fall of 2010. After adjusting for age, grades, and school classification, a series of hierarchical linear regressions indicated that HBCU students' report ...
Kochanowski, Yvonne - - 2011
Faced with high levels of senior civil servant retirement in the coming years and limited by civil service requirements, government organizations often struggle to maintain the knowledge base of previous processes and results while promoting people who are truly interested in being leaders in an agency. Upcoming generations of public ...
Tataw, David - - 2011
This study examines the effect of a provider alliance on service utilization, satisfaction , self efficacy, and attachment to a regular source of care for participating low income urban children and their families. The use of Physician Assistants and community health workers to expand community outreach, primary care services, pediatric ...
Gumus, Gulcin - - 2011
Purpose: This article explores the participation of healthcare managers in professional development (PD) activities, the reasons for seeking PD and the perceived support of their organizations in terms of reward and recognition.
Hewitt, Anne - - 2011
Objectives: This paper reports on a state agency's training activities undertaken to totally redesign a long-term-care (LTC) delivery system as part of the national Aging and Disability Resource Center (ADRC) initiative.
Dodd, Arleen - - 2011
The authors of this article report on an intervention designed to improve the academic component of an extended after-school program. The agency involved in this intervention was a non-profit community action group (CAG) agency whose mission is to improve the socio-economic well-being of the residents of Upper Manhattan, the Bronx, ...
Chester, Lynne - - 2011
The restructuring of electricity sectors has resulted in households paying significantly higher prices. Some European prices rose by more than 100 per cent between 2000 and 2010. NSW households experienced an 80 per cent increase during the period 2007 to 2012. Growing numbers of low-income and vulnerable households are spending ...
Jolley, Gwyn - - 2011
This article contributes to research on the impact of job loss on families. It is based on survey responses from 371 workers and in-depth interviews with 39 of them about the family impacts of their job loss from the Mitsubishi car factory in Adelaide in 2004-2005. A majority of workers ...
Schofield, Toni - - 2011
The trafficking of women has attracted considerable international and national policy attention, particularly since the UN Protocol to Prevent, Suppress and Punish Trafficking in Persons, Especially Women and Children (2000), of which the Australian Government has been a signatory since 2005. The provision of health and community services for trafficked ...
Nagel, Tricia - - 2011
Gambling impacts upon the health, wellbeing and finances of many people throughout Australia. This study aimed to explore the socioeconomic and cultural factors linked with gambling in urban and remote Indigenous settings in the Northern Territory to inform the development of a gambling public health strategy. The Aboriginal and Islander ...
Mackenzie, Catherine - - 2011
Little is known about the experience of those in the baby boom cohort who are outside the labour market. Understanding their experience has the potential to inform policy strategies to support older people to remain longer in the workforce. Using in-depth interview data from 26 participants, this paper examines the ...
Silva, Ryan - - 2011
Offshore pound net leaders in the southern portion of Chesapeake Bay in Virginia waters were documented to incidentally take protected loggerhead, Caretta caretta, and Kemp's ridley, Lepidochelys kempii, sea turtles. Because of these losses, NOAA's National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) in 2004 closed the area to offshore pound net leaders ...
Heltzel, Jeannie - - 2011
In the North Pacific Ocean, an ecosystem-based fishery management approach has been adopted. A significant objective of this approach is to reduce interactions between fishery-related activities and protected species. We review management measures developed by the North Pacific Fishery Management Council and the National Marine Fisheries Service to reduce effects ...
Ivashchenko, Yulia - - 2011
In 1948, the U.S.S.R. began a global campaign of illegal whaling that lasted for three decades and, together with the poorly managed "legal" whaling of other nations, seriously depleted whale populations. Although the general story of this whaling has been told and the catch record largely corrected for the Southern ...
Orient, Jane - - 2011
Arnett, Jerome C., - - 2011
Orient, Jane - - 2011
Cantoni, Craig - - 2011
Maltsev, Yuri - - 2011
Centeno, Christopher - - 2011
Mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) show promising clinical potential as multi-potent therapeutic agents in regenerative medicine, including a number of orthopedic applications. A comprehensive review of the medical literature regarding the pre-clinical and early clinical use of MSCs demonstrates that they are likely to be effective cellular repair agents for cartilage ...
Huntoon, Lawrence - - 2011
Black, William - - 2011
Roets, Arne - - 2011
This article aims to integrate the findings from various research traditions on human judgment and decision making, focusing on four process variables: arousal, affect, motivation, and cognitive capacity/ability. We advocate a broad perspective referred to as the integrative process approach (IPA) of decision making, in which these process variables explain ...
Hughes, Sean - - 2011
In the present article we re-examine one of the most deeply entrenched assumptions in modern attitude research, namely, that implicit social cognition is a product of associations between mental representations. More precisely, we argue that the analysis of implicit social cognition in psychology is curtailed by the widespread adoption of ...
Moore, J. - - 2011
Early forms of psychology assumed that mental life was the appropriate subject matter for psychology, and introspection was an appropriate method to engage that subject matter. In 1913, John B. Watson proposed an alternative: classical S-R behaviorism. According to Watson, behavior was a subject matter in its own right, to ...
Forzano, L.B. - - 2011
The present experiment investigated the relationship between laboratory measures of self-control and delay of gratification in children and explored several other factors that may influence self-control In the self-control paradigm, 30 four-year-old children repeatedly chose between three reinforcers received after a delay and one reinforcer received immediately A self-imposed delay ...
McDougall, Casey - - 2011
Previous research suggests that the actions of a confederate can alter participants' gambling behavior. In the present experiment, male participants played Blackjack either alone or in the presence of a confederate. The confederate either quit early in the session or played for the entire session. Across sessions in which the ...
Hughes, Sean - - 2011
Research increasingly supports the Implicit Relational Assessment Procedure (IRAP) as a measure capable of providing a sensitive index of preexisting implicit attitudes and cognitions. The current study constitutes the first attempt to determine if the IRAP is also sensitive to implicit attitudes engineered through either direct relational training or verbal ...
Weil, Timothy - - 2011
Perspective-taking skills have been shown to be pivotal in a variety of social and interpersonal interactions. A better understanding of the process involved in building such a repertoire could be beneficial in a wide variety of language and social skills training programs. A relational frame theory approach to perspective taking ...
Stark, C. - - 2011
It has been demonstrated that rattlesnakes can discriminate between envenomed and nonenvenomed rodent prey based on venom-related cues deposited during the strike. This behavior is crucial to the snake's ability to choose the chemical trail left by an envenomed rodent fleeing the strike area and aids in the snake's ability ...
Dalianis, Elizabeth - - 2011
Early detection attenuates otherwise high mortality from the skin cancer melanoma, and although major melanoma symptoms are well defined, little is known about how individuals detect them. Previous research has focused on identifying static stimuli as symptomatic vs. asymptomatic, whereas under natural conditions it is changes in skin lesions that ...
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