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Predictors of chronological-subjective age discrepancies in younger and older adults
Past research indicates that as individuals age, they begin to perceive themselves as subjectively younger than their chronological ages (Linn & Hunter, 1979; Montepare & Lachman, 1989; Staats, 1996). The present study ...
Study of the relationships between physical activity levels, experienced bodily changes, age-stereotyped interpretations of changes, and motivation to exercise in older adults
In this study, the relationships between physical activity levels, experienced changes, interpretations of bodily states, and motivation towards physical exercise were examined in a sample of older adults (n = 151). Males ...
Critical evaluation of the validity of the risk/need assessment with aboriginal young offenders in Northwestern Ontario
A probation risk and need assessment instrument. Ministry's Risk/Need Assessment Form, was implemented in the province of Ontario and has been recognized by the Ministry of Community and Social Services as part of their ...
Use of guided imagery and relaxation for the quality of life of cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy
This study examines, among cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy, the influence of relaxation training plus guided imagery on quality of life. Nineteen patients were randomly assigned to one of two groups. The ...
Examination of predictors related to the stages and transitions of smoking behavior in adolescents / by Connie Dalton.
The present study examined adolescent smoking in relation to six different groups of smoking determinants, including: the social environment, pharmacological factors, social bonding, social learning, personality/intrapsychic ...
Application of the transtheoretical model of change to binge eating and smoking
Applicability of the stage of change and decisional balance constructs for bingers and smokers was examined in a study of 191 participants; bingers (n = 47), smokers (n = 80), and controls (n = 64). The Stage of Change ...