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Model of posttraumatic stress reactions to sexual abuse in females / by Suzanne L. Barker-Collo.
Sexual abuse is identified by the American Psychiatric Association’s Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (4th edition) (DSM-IV, APA, 1994) as a possible precipitator of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). ...
Effects of radiation therapy knowledge and misconceptions on patient anxiety
Radiation therapy often produces considerable anxiety in patients. One reason for this anxiety is the uncertainty that often surrounds this treatment. Since studies have shown that many patients experience the most distress ...
Critical evaluation of the long-term validity of the risk/need assessment and its young offender typology
Risk and need assessments have become an essential part of managing juvenile offenders by determining each individual’s likelihood to recidivate. At the present time, juvenile delinquents in Ontario are assessed by the ...
Behavioral confirmation of loneliness in dyadic conversations
This study was designed to examine the self-fulfilling nature of the social stigma of loneliness. It was hypothesized that individuals (perceivers) would be less warm and friendly in dyadic conversations with persons ...