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POSTTRAUMATIC STRESS DISORDER AS A THREAT TO MASCULINE IDENTITY
Author(s):Taylor, Jerika Allison
The current study was designed to assess hypotheses derived from the Precarious Manhood Thesis, Anxiety Buffer Disruption Theory, and Terror Management Theory. Specifically, this study attempted to assess whether men who ...
Mortality Salience and Age Interact to Affect Charitable Giving
Author(s):Roberts, Jennifer Raelene
Evidence suggests that older adults engage in generous behavior more frequently than young adults (Freund & Blanchard-Fields, 2014). It is possible that older adults’ awareness of mortality prompts generative concern ...
Mapping DSM-5 Section III Personality Trait Facets onto Section II Personality Disorders in Prison Inmates
Section III of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5; American Psychiatric Association [APA], 2013) presents a hybrid model containing both categorical and dimensional features, entitled “Alternative ...
PERSONALITY AND COGNITIVE TRAITS INVOLVED IN TIP OF THE TONGUE STATES
Author(s):Silver, Adam Isaac
The current study focused on the tip of the tongue (TOT) state, in which speakers are able to recall parts of a desired word (e.g., its meaning and initial sound) but are temporarily unable to produce it. We tested for ...
Blood Sugar Blues: Diabetes, Depression, and Adherence
Author(s):Schneider, Lauren Michelle
Type 2 diabetes is a prevalent and chronic condition in the United States. In addition to medications, the primary point of treatment is through lifestyle modifications in the form of diet and exercise. Initiating lifestyle ...
CAREGIVER FAMILY THERAPY: A PRELIMINARY EVALUATION OF OUTCOMES
Author(s):Wickersham, Robert Halsey
Caregiving for loved ones is becoming increasingly common due to the aging of the American population. Informal caregivers provide support for family members who develop chronic health conditions that make it difficult for ...
University Students' Perceptions of Child Sex Offenders
Author(s):Bowman, Kristen Nicole
Studies suggest that child sex offenders (CSOs) are stereotyped and discriminated against due to lack of knowledge and negative attitudes. Research has identified several important variables related to knowledge and ...
LESS HUMAN THAN OTHER NURSES: AN EXAMINATION OF ATTRIBUTIONS OF HUMANNESS TOWARD AN OLDER ADULT IN LONG-TERM CARE
The relationship between care recipient and care provider is central to the care recipient’s quality of life, yet relatively little is known about psychological factors that impact this relationship. Existing evidence ...
Determining Reliable Change on Tests of Executive Function: A Meta-analysis
Serial assessments are often used in neuropsychology to document disease progression, monitor recovery from injury, and evaluate efficacy of therapeutic interventions. Despite the frequency of serial assessments, adequate ...
Effects of Media Sensationalization on Cognitive Performance and Post Concussive Symptoms
Author(s):Bussell, Cara Ann
The current study aimed to examine if media about mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI) framed in a sensationalized manner had a negative impact on cognitive functioning (working memory and attention) and persistent mTBI ...