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Assessment of strength-based functioning, behavioural problems, and adaptive functioning in adolescents with autism spectrum disorders and developmental disabilities
Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) are characterized by marked deficits in socialization. Along this spectrum, however, intellectual functioning varies. Individuals with low-functioning autism typically function in the ...
Involvement of oral contraceptive side effects and genes in body dissatisfaction and eating dysfunction
Previous research has indicated that body dissatisfaction and eating dysfunction fluctuate with hormone levels (Lester, Keel & Lipson, 2003). However, the im pact of oral contraceptives (OCs) on these phenomena has not ...
Body and affect words : valence, cognitive specificity, and temporal change among young women
Attentional biases and extreme attitudes have been linked to schematic functioning and development in depression and eating disorders. Previous research concerning attentional biases toward schema-congruent material in ...
Mood reactivity and oral contraceptive use : do oral contraceptives act as mood stabilizers
Previous research has suggested that oral contraceptives (OCs) may provide a stabilizing effect on mood. The present study attempted to examine the differences between OC users, nonusers, and men on measures o f mood and ...
Polymorphic regions of the estrogen receptor, androgen receptor and serotonin transporter genes and their association with mood variability in young women
The present study examined whether genetic polymorphisms on the estrogen receptor, androgen receptor, and serotonin transporter genes affect mood reactivity or mood variability in women. A total of 279 women from the ...
Exploration of the relationships between strengths, academic performance, and classroom behavior in young students
Positive psychology is a theoretical framework, which emphasizes the importance of understanding and utilizing individuals’ strengths, as opposed to focusing on their deficits. Since this framework is relatively new, ...
Long-term follow-up of a community-based treatment program for adolescent sex offenders
The effectiveness of adolescent sex offender treatment has received relatively little study when compared to the treatment outcome literature with adult sex offenders. Examined even less are the factors associated with ...
Effects of postnatal experience on avoidance, shock sensitivity and open-field behavior of two selectively bred strains of rats
The effects of postnatal experience on avoidance, shock sensitivity, and open-field behavior were investigated in the Roman high avoidance (RHA/Lu) and the Roman low avoidance (RLA/Lu) selectively bred strains of rats.
Personal space: the relationship to mode of field approach
The literature pertaining to personal space and field-dependency is ambiguous with reference to the nature of the relationship between these two variables. The present study proposed to explore the possible relationship ...
An investigation of the role of the amygdala in taste aversion learning
Contemporary theories of amygdaloid function postulate that the amygdala is involved in the association of events with aversive consequences or in the inhibition of responses. Experiment 1 investigated the possibility that ...