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  • 2015
    Marla McDaniel, S. Darius Tandon, Caroline Heller, Gina Adams, Susan J. Popkin.
    This brief offers strategies for service providers in public or assisted housing communities to develop strong home visiting services for highly distressed families battling challenges such as depression, substance abuse, or domestic violence. It also provides information on one strategy in particular--the SCRIPT model--that gives concrete instructions for better serving families' mental health and other needs in home visiting programs. The brief also offers insights into how the model's framework could be adapted to allow local communities to respond to their community's particular needs, challenges, and contexts.
  • 2012 ebrary
    Nicoli Nattrass.
    The conspiratorial move against HIV science and its consequences -- AIDS origin conspiracy theories in the United States and South Africa -- Who believes AIDS conspiracy theories and why leadership matters -- Science, politics, and credibility : David Gilbert fights AIDS conspiracy beliefs in US prisons -- Science, conspiracy theory, and the South African AIDS policy tragedy -- Hero scientists, cultropreneurs, living icons, and praise-singers : AIDS denialism as community -- Defending the imprimatur of science : Duesberg and the medical hypotheses saga -- The conspiratorial move and the struggle for evidence-based medicine.
  • 2008 Springer
    Steve H. Murdock, David A. Swanson, editors.
  • 2005 Springer
    edited by Elliot Fratkin and Eric Abella Roth.
    Introduction : the social, health, and economic consequences of pastoral sedentarization in Marsabit District, Northern Kenya / Eric Abella Roth and Elliot Fratkin -- The setting : pastoral sedentarization in Marsabit District, Northern Kenya / Elliot Fratkin and Eric Abella Roth -- Time, terror, and pastoral inertia / John G. Galaty -- Ecological and economic consequences of reduced mobility in pastoral livestock production systems / H. Jürgen Schwarz -- Cursed if you do, cursed if you don't : the contradictory processes of pastoral sedentarization in Northern Kenya / John McPeak and Peter D. Little -- Once nomads settle : assessing the process, motives, and welfare changes of settlements on Mount Marsabit / Wario R. Adano and Karen Witsenburg -- From milk to maize : the transition to agriculture for Rendille and Ariaal pastoralists / Kevin Smith -- Women's changing economic roles with pastoral sedentarization / Elliot Fratkin and Kevin Smith -- The effects of pastoral sedentarization on children's growth and nutrition among Ariaal and Rendille in Northern Kenya / Eric Abella Roth, Martha A. Nathan, and Elliot Fratkin -- Health and morbidity among Rendille pastoralist children / Martha A. Nathan ... [et al.] -- Sedentarization and seasonality : maternal dietary and health consequences in Ariaal and Rendille communities in Northern Kenya / Masako Fujita ... [et al.] -- Development, modernization, and medicalization : influences on the changing nature of female "circumcision" in Rendille society / Bettina Shell-Duncan, Walter Obungu Obiero, and Leunita Auko Muruli -- Female education in a sedentary Ariaal Rendille community / Eric Abella Roth and Elizabeth N. Ngugi.
  • 2009 Springer
    Ed Diener, editor.
    Introduction--measuring well-being : collected theory and review works / Ed Diener -- Temporal stability and cross-situational consistency of affective, behavioral, and cognitive responses / Ed Diener and Randy J. Larsen -- Assessing subjective well-being: progress and opportunities / Ed Diener -- The evolving concept of subjective well-being: the multifaceted nature of happiness / Ed Diener, Christie Napa Scollon, and Richard E. Lucas -- Review of the satisfactionwith life scale / William Pavot and Ed Diener -- Subjective well-being: the convergence and stability of self-report and non-self-report measures / Ed Sandvik, Ed Diener, and Larry Seidlitz -- Measuring positive emotions / Richard E. Lucas, Ed Diener, and Randy J. Larsen -- Experience sampling: promises and pitfalls, strengths and weaknesses / Christie Napa Scollon, Chu Kim-Prieto, and Ed Diener -- Life-satisfaction is a momentary judgment and a stable personality characteristic: the use of chronically accessible and stable sources / Ulrich Schimmack, Ed Diener, and Shigehiro Oishi -- Happiness is the frequency, not the intensity, of positive versus negative affect / Ed Diener, Ed Sandvik, and William Pavot -- Income's differential influence on judgments of life versus affective well-being / Ed Diener ... [et al.] -- New measures of well-being / Ed Diener ... [et al.] -- Conclusion: future directions in measuring well-being / Ed Diener.
  • 2008 Springer
    edited by David N. Weisstub, Guillermo Díaz Pintos.
    Evolving bioethics and international human rights / David C. Thomasma -- Dignity, rights, health care, and human flourishing / David P. Sulmasy -- Human rights : the ethics of globalization / Guillermo Díaz Pintos -- Human rights and the right to health care / Amnon Goldworth -- Religion, international human rights and women's health : synthesizing principles and politics / David E. Guinn -- The limitations and accomplishments of autonomy as a basic principle in bioethics and biolaw / Jacob D. Rendtorff -- Person and human being in bioethics and biolaw / Laura Palazzani -- Welfare rights and health care / Juan Ramón de Páramo Argüelles -- Autonomy and the rights of minors / Wayne Vaught -- Domestic violence / George P. Palermo -- Balancing autonomy and traditional values in treating terminally ill patients : towards locating the right questions for Japan / David N. Weisstub -- Culture, community or rights / Terry Carney -- Bioethics between nature and culture / Ana marta González -- Medical practice as the primary context for medical ethics / Henk Jochemsen -- Euthanasia and multiculturalism / Andrés Ollero -- International law and genetic counseling / Carlos M. Romeo-Casabona -- International perspective on organ donation / Elisa J. Gordon -- Justice in the distribution of transplant organs / Rosamond Rhodes -- Human cloning and human dignity / Ángela Aparisi Miralles and José López Guzmán -- Accessing health care resources : economic, medical, ethical and socio-legal challenges / George P. Smith, II -- Mental health rights : the relation between constitution and bioethics / Julio Arboleda-Flórez and David N. Weisstub -- The "vulnerability" quagmire in international research / Judith Kissell -- Human rights, health care and biomedical innovation : confronting the research imperative / George F. Tomossy -- The rights to die and the duty to save : a reflection on ethical presuppositions in suicide research / Brian Mishara and David N. Weisstub / The right to bodily security vis-á-vis the needs of others / Austen Garwood-Gowers.
  • 2015
    Juliet Corbin, International Institute for Qualitative Methodology, Anselm Strauss.
    Status: Not Checked OutLane Catalog Record
    Inspiration and background -- Theoretical foundations -- Practical considerations for getting started -- Prelude to analysis -- Strategies for qualitative data analysis -- Memos and diagrams -- Theoretical sampling -- Context -- Process -- Techniques for achieving theoretical integration -- The use of computer programs in qualitative data analysis -- Open coding: identifying concepts -- Developing concepts in terms of their properties and dimensions -- Analyzing data for context -- Bringing process into the analysis -- Integrating categories -- Writing theses, monographs, and dissertations, and giving talks -- About your research -- Criteria for evaluation -- Student questions and answers.
  • 2008 SAGE
    Juliet Corbin and Anselm Strauss.
    Introduction -- Practical considerations -- Prelude to analysis -- Strategies for qualitative data analysis -- Introduction to context, process and theoretical integration -- Memos and diagrams -- Theoretical sampling -- Analyzing data for concepts -- Elaborating the analysis -- Analyzing data for context -- Bringing process into the analysis -- Integrating categories -- Writing theses, monographs, and giving talks -- Criterion for evaluation -- Student questions and answers.
  • 2006 Springer
    edited by Christoph Rehmann-Sutter, Marcus Düwell, and Dietmar Mieth.
  • 2011 Springer
    Alan Booth, Susan M. McHale, Nancy S. Landale, editors.
    "Genes and environment. Biology and behavior. Nature and nurture. The terminology may be clear-cut, but the processes themselves are far from simple: unlike the direct cause-and-effect dichotomies of past frameworks, researchers now recognize these family-based connections as multifaceted, transactional, and emergent. [This book] aims at illuminating a multiplicity of approaches and methodologies for studying family dynamics, to match the complex interplay of physiological factors, environmental challenges, and behavioral adaptations that characterize family life and development. Chapters illustrate physical and social influences on parenting, childhood, adolescence, fertility, and family formation, providing analytical frameworks for understanding key areas such as family behavior, health, development, and adaptation to contextual stressors."--Book jacket.
  • 2006 AccessMedicine
    Michael R. Grey, Kenneth R. Spaeth.
    Introduction to terrorism and bioterrorism -- A clinical approach to biological, chemical, and nuclear terrorism -- Clinicians' roles in public health preparedness and emergency response -- Environmental terrorism -- Surveillance systems and bioterrorism -- Vulnerable groups: a summary of relevant concerns -- Psychological effects of the BCN threat -- Toxicology and bioterrorism -- Legal and ethical issues -- A brief history of biological weapons -- Introduction to biological agents -- Smallpox (Variola major) -- Viral hemorrhagic fevers -- Anthrax -- Plague (Yersinia pestis) -- Tularemia (Francisella tularensis) -- Introduction to biotoxins -- Botulinum toxin -- Ricin -- Category B and C and additional agents -- Introduction to chemical weapons -- A brief history of chemical weapons -- Pulmonary agents -- Vesicants or blistering agents -- Nerve and incapacitating agents -- Blood agents -- A brief history of nuclear weapons and the atomic age -- An overview of radiation physics and injury -- Introduction to nucelar and radiation weapons -- Radiologic terrorism.
  • 2008 Springer
    Dirk Proske.
  • 2005 Springer
    Fulltext Springer
    edited and introduced by Alex C. Michalos.
  • 2008 Springer
    Peter Meusburger, Michael Welker, Edgar Wunder, editors.
  • 2006 Springer
    Pierre Laszlo.
    Addressing peers -- General public -- Decision makers.
  • 2008 Springer
    edited by Donghong Cheng ... [et al.].
    1. Revisiting Models -- Paradigm Change for Science Communication: Commercial Science Needs a Critical Public / Martin W. Bauer, p. 7-25 -- European Trends in Science Communication / Michel Claessens, p. 27-38 -- Words and Figures of the Public: the Misunderstanding in Scientific Communication / Joëlle Le Marec and Igor Babou, p. 39-54 -- Representation and Deliberation: New Perspectives on Communication Among Actors in Science and Technology Innovation / Giuseppe Pellegrini, p. 55-69 -- Medialization of Science as a Prerequisite of Its Legitimization and Political Relevance / Hans Peter Peters, Harald Heinrichs, Arlena Jung, Monika Kallfass and Imme Petersen, p. 71-92 -- On and about the Deficit Model in an Age of Free Flow / Bernard Schiele, p. 93-117 -- Towards an Analytical Framework of Science Communication Models / Brian Trench, p. 119-135 -- 2. Crossing Boundaries -- Before and After Science: Science and Technology in Pop Music, 1970-1990 / Massimiano Bucchi and Andrea Lorenzet, p. 139-150 -- The More, the Earlier, the Better: Science Communication Supports Science Education / Cheng Donghong and Shi Shunke, p. 151-163 -- Hollywood Knowledge: Communication Between Scientific and Entertainment Cultures / David A. Kirby, p. 165-180 -- Situating Science in the Social Context by Cross-Sectoral Collaboration / Jenni Metcalfe, Michelle Riedlinger and Anne Pisarski, p. 181-197-- 3. Developing Strategies -- From Science Communication to Knowledge Brokering: the Shift from 'Science Push' to 'Policy Pull' / Alex T. Bielak, Andrew Campbell, Shealagh Pope, Karl Schaefer and Louise Shaxson, p. 201-226 -- Science Advocacy: Challenging Task, Difficult Pathways / Toss Gascoigne, p. 227-241 -- The Epistemic Jumble of Sustainable Development / Yves Jeanneret, p. 243-257 -- In Search of Dialogue: Staging Science Communication in Consensus Conferences / Maja Horst, p. 259-274 -- So Where's the Theory? On the Relationship between Science Communication Practice and Research / Steve Miller, p. 275-287 -- From Democratization of Knowledge to Bridge Building between Science, Technology and Society / Lise Santerre, p. 289-300 -- Bringing Science to the Public / Jan Riise.
  • 2012 ScienceDirect
    [edited by] Dolores E. Battle ; with 16 contributing authors.
    Communication disorders in a multicultural and global society / Dolores E. Battle -- African American and other Blacks with communication disorders / Dolores E. Battle -- Communication disorders in Asian and Pacific American cultures / Li-Rong Lilly Cheng -- Communication disorders in the Middle East and Arab American populations / Freda Wilson -- Communication disorders in Native American and world wide indigenous cultures / Carol Westby, Ella Inglebret -- Hispanic and Latino cultures in the United States and Latin America / Hortencia Kayser -- Multilingual speech and language development and disorders / Helen Grech, Sharynne McLeod -- Neurogenic disorders of speech, language, cognition-communication, and swallowing / Constance Dean Qualls -- Cultural diversity and fluency disorders / Tommie L. Robinson Jr. -- International and intercultural aspects of voice and voice disorders / Marla Behlau, Thomas Murray -- Multicultural aspects of hearing loss / Zenobia Bagli -- Assessment of multicultural and international clients / Toya Wyatt -- Intervention for multicultural and international clients / Priscilla Nellum-Davis, Tachelle Banks -- Multicultural and international research : past, present, and future / Constance Dean Qualls.
  • 2006 Springer
    edited by M. Joseph Sirgy, Don Rahtz and David Swain.
    The Jacksonville, Florida, experience / J. Benjamin Warner -- Indicators as a structural framework for social change / Charlotte Kahn -- Indicators in action : the use of sustainability indicators in the city of Santa Monica / Genevieve Bertone ... [et al.] -- A measure and method to assess subjective community quality of life / M. Joseph Sirgy and Don Rahtz -- Perception and evaluation of the quality of life in Florence, Italy / Filomena Maggino -- City of Winnipeg quality-of-life indicators / Peter Hardi and László Pintér -- Sustainable Seattle : the case of the prototype sustainability indicators project / Meg Holden -- Using community indicators to improve the quality of life for children : the Sacramento County children's report card / Nancy Findeisen -- Living in a post-apartheid city : a baseline survey of quality of life in Buffalo City / Robin Richards and Ellen Kamman -- Making community indicators accessible through the Census Information Center : Howard University, portals to the community, and the New American University / Rodney D. Green ... [et al.] -- Quality indicators for progress : a guide to community quality-of-life assessments / Marian Chambers and David Swain.
  • 2011 Springer
    Jefferson M. Fish.
    [Publisher-supplied data] Is our society color-blind? Trans-racial? Post-racial? And what if anything should this mean to professionals in clinical practice with diverse clients? The ambitious volume The Concept of Race and Psychotherapy probes these questions, compelling readers to look differently at their clients (and themselves), and offering a practical framework for more effective therapy. By tracing the racial folk taxonomies of eight cultures in the Americas and the Caribbean, the author elegantly defines race as a fluid construct, dependent on local social, political, and historical context for meaning but meaningless in the face of science. This innovative perspective informs the rest of the book, which addresses commonly held assumptions about problem behavior and the desire to change, and presents a social-science-based therapy model, applicable to a wide range of current approaches, that emphasizes both cultural patterns and client uniqueness. Among the highlights of the coverage: Common elements in therapy and healing across cultures.The psychological appeal of racial concepts despite scientific evidence to the contrary.Lessons psychology can learn from anthropology.Three types of therapeutic relationships, with strategies for working effectively in each.The phenomenon of discontinuous change in brief therapy.Solution-focused therapy from a cross-cultural perspective. Thought-provoking reading for psychologists, psychiatrists, clinical social workers, and other mental health professionals as well as graduate students in these fields, The Concept of Race and Psychotherapy affirms the individuality and the interconnectedness of every client.
  • 2009 Cornell Univ
    Peter B. Hirtle, Emily Hudson, & Andrew T. Kenyon.
    The development of new digital technologies has led to fundamental changes in the ways that cultural institutions fulfill their public missions of access, preservation, research, and education. Many institutions are developing publicly accessible Web sites that allow users to visit online exhibitions, search collection databases, access images of collection items, and in some cases create their own digital content. Digitization, however, also raises the possibility of copyright infringement. It is imperative that staff in libraries, archives, and museums understand fundamental copyright principles and how institutional procedures can be affected by the law. "Copyright and Cultural Institutions" was written to assist understanding and compliance with copyright law. It addresses the basics of copyright law and the exclusive rights of the copyright owner, the major exemptions used by cultural heritage institutions, and stresses the importance of "risk assessment" when conducting any digitization project. Case studies on digitizing oral histories and student work are also included.
  • 2008 Springer
    Wen-Shing Tseng, Jon Streltzer.
  • 2009 ScienceDirect
    edited by Juan Y. Chiao.
  • 2009 Springer
    Ed Diener, editor.
    Introduction : culture and well-being works by Ed Diener / Ed Diener -- Culture and subjective well-being / William Tov and Ed Diener -- Factors predicting the subjective well-being of nations / Ed Diener, Marissa Diener and Carol Diener -- Cross-cultural correlates of life satisfaction and self-esteem / Ed Diener and Marissa Diener -- Goals, culture and subjective well-being / Shigehiro Oishi and Ed Diener -- Cross-cultural variations in predictors of life satisfaction : perspectives from needs and values / Shigehiro Oishi, Ed Diener, Richard E. Lucas and Eunkook M. Suh -- From culture to priming conditions : self-construal infulences on life satisfaction judgments / Eunkook M. Suh, Ed Diener and John A. Updegraff -- The dynamics of daily events and being well across cultures : when less is more / Shigehiro Oishi, Ed Diener, Dong-Won Choi, Chu Kim-Prieto and Incheol Choi -- Norms for experiencing emotions in different cultures : inter- and intranational differences / Michael Eid and Ed Diener -- Emotions across cultures and methods / Christie Napa Scollon, Ed Diener, Shigehiro Ioshi and Robert Biswas-Diener -- Positivity and the contruction of life satisfaction judgments : global happiness is not the sum of its parts / Ed Diener, Christie Napa Scollon, Shigehiro Oishi, Vivian Dzokoto and Eunkook M. Suh -- Most people are pretty happy, but there is cultural variation : the Inughuit, the Amish and the Maasai / Robert Biswas-Diener, Joar Vittersø and Ed Dierner -- Making the best of a bad situation : satisfaction in the slums of Calcutta / Robert Biswas-Diener and Ed Diener -- Conclusion : what we have learned and where we go next / Ed Diener.
  • 2008 Springer
    Sergio A. Aguilar-Gaxiola, Thomas P. Gullotta, editors ; editorial research and assistance, Jessica M. Ramos, Cristina G. Magaña ; foreword by Pedro Ruiz.
    Depression ranks as a leading mental health problem among Hispanic immigrants and their US-born children. And a wide array of issues - starting with the widespread stereotype of the "illegal immigrant" - makes the Latino experience of this condition differ from that of any other group. Depression in Latinos consolidates the conceptual, diagnostic, and clinical knowledge base on this salient topic, providing coverage from prevalence to prevention, from efficient screening to effective interventions. In this concise yet comprehensive volume, leading clinicians, researchers, and academics offer extensive research and clinical findings, literature reviews (e.g., an in-depth chapter on the Mexican American Prevalence and Services Survey), and insights gathered from first-hand experience in clinical practice. Perceptive information is offered on the most urgent and complex issues on depression in this diverse and dynamic population, including: (1) the impact language, culture, and societal factors have on depression and its diagnosis; (2) the most relevant assessment instruments; (3) how depression manifests among Latino children, youth, and seniors as well as in Latinas; (4) the relationship between depression and substance abuse; (5) the most effective evidence-based treatment methods; and (6) the efficacy of interventions for depression at the community level.
  • 2011
    John W. Creswell, Vicki L. Plano Clark.
    Status: Not Checked OutLane Catalog Record
    "Combining the latest thinking about mixed methods research designs with practical, step-by-step guidance, the Second Edition of Designing and Conducting Mixed Methods Research now covers six major mixed methods designs. Authors John W. Creswell and Vicki L. Plano Clark walk readers through the entire research process, from formulating questions to designing, collecting data, and interpreting results and include updated examples from published mixed methods studies drawn from the social, behavioral, health, and education disciplines."--pub. desc.
  • 2009 Springer
    Sana Loue, Martha Sajatovic, editors.
    Health and wellness / Susan Hatters Friedman, Joy Stankowski, and Martha Sajatovic -- City living and mental health in history / Sandro Galea, Emily Goldmann, and Andrea Maxwell -- Mental health, mental health courts, and minorities / Lara Nochomovitz and Franklin J. Hickman -- Migration and mental health / Sana Loue -- Media, minorities, and the stigma of mental illness / Sandra S. Swantek -- Minority mental health and wellness: a perspective from health care systems / Siran M. Koroukian -- Social support, mental health, minorities, and acculturative stress / Deborah Goebert -- Religion and mental health among minorities and immigrants in the U.S. / Anahí Viladrich and Ana F. Abraído-Lanza -- Cultural considerations regarding perspectives on mental illness and healing / Declan T. Barry and Mark Beitel -- Gender and minority mental health: the case of body image / Laura Simonelli and Leslie J. Heinberg -- Family determinants of minority mental health and wellness / Stevan Weine and Saif Siddiqui -- Family-focused psychoeducational programs for minorities with serious mental illness / Amy Weismann de Mamani ... [et al.] -- Socioeconomic status: risks and resilience / Lara M Stepleman, Dustin E. Wright, and Kathryn A. Bottonari -- Psychiatric genetics: an update / Prashant Gajwani -- Substance abuse in minority populations / W.A. Vega and A. G. Gil -- Neurocognitive testing of minorities in mental health settings / Amir Poreh and Alya Sultan -- Stress and resilience / AnnaMaria Aguirre McLaughlin, Lisa Stines Doane, Alice L. Costiuc and Norah C. Feeney -- Methodological challenges in research on the determinants of minority mental health and wellness / Peter Guarnaccia.
  • 2008 Springer
    edited by Patrick M. Jenlink and Bela Banathy.
  • 2008 Springer
    edited by Pranee Liamputtong.
  • 2002 NAP
    Gooloo S. Wunderlich, Dorothy P. Rice, and Nicole L. Amado, editors ; Committee to Review the Social Security Administration's Disability Review Process Research, Division of Health Care Services, Institute of Medicine and Committee on National Statistics, Division on Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education, National Research Council.
  • 2012 Springer
    Alan Booth, Susan L. Brown, Nancy S. Landale, Wendy D. Manning, Susan M. McHale.
    The contemporary context of young adulthood. The contemporary context of young adulthood in the USA : from demography to development, from private troubles to public issues / Richard A. Settersten Jr. ; Transition to adulthood, parental support, and early adult well-being : recent findings from the youth development study / Jeylan T. Mortimer ; "First principles" : components, holism, and context of the transition to adulthood / Ross Macmillan ; Young adults in a wireless world / Eva S. Lefkowitz, Shelley N. Vukman, and Eric Loken -- Parent-child relationships and successful transitions. Relationships between young adults and their parents / Karen L. Fingerman ... [et al.] ; The implications of family context for the transition to adulthood / Monica Kirkpatrick Johnson and Janel Benson ; Child well-being and the long reach of family relationships / Kelly Musick and Ann Meier ; Young adults' "need" : in the eye of the beholder? / D. Wayne Osgood and Sonja E. Siennick -- Romantic and sexual relationships. Developmental shifts in the character of romantic and sexual relationships from adolescence to young adulthood / Peggy C. Giordano .. [et al.] ; Challenges in charting the course of romantic relationships in adolescence and emerging adulthood / Frank D. Fincham ; I just want your kiss? : sexual relationships in young adulthood / Kelly Raley -- Family contexts and timing of fertility. Becoming a parent : the social contexts of fertility during young adulthood / Kathryn Edin and Laura Tach ; Childbearing among cohabiting women : race, pregnancy, and union transitions / Daniel T. Lichter ; Understanding young fertility in the context of economic disadvantage / Marcia J. Carlson -- The study of young adulthood. New horizons in research on emerging and young adulthood / Jeffrey Jensen Arnett ; The role of family context in early adulthood : where we've been and where we're going / Jessica Halliday Hardie and Christine E. Stanik.
  • 2009 Springer
    Claire Wyatt-Smith, J. Joy Cumming, editor.
  • 2009 Springer
    Paul Smeyers, Marc Depaepe, editors.
  • 2002 NAP
    Committee on Population, Center for Social and Economic Studies, Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education, National Research Council; Joah G. Iannotta, editor.
  • 2009 Springer
    Birgitt Rottger-Rossler, Hans J. Markowitsch, editors.
    Prologue -- Concepts and approaches -- Empirical studies: Shame and pride : prototypical emotions between biology and culture.
  • 2013 Springer
    Marc D. Gellman, editor ; J. Rick Turner, co-editor.
    "This encyclopedia advances the understanding of behavioral medicine principles and clinical applications among researchers and practitioners in medicine, psychology, public health, epidemiology, nursing, and social work. In addition, the encyclopedia provides useful synergies for sociologists, anthropologists, and undergraduates with some interest in the interface of human health and behavior. Areas covered include quality of life and lifespan issues; population, health policy, and advocacy issues; health promotion and disease prevention; behavioral care in all types of settings; biological, psychological, and person factors in health behavior change; professional development and practice-related issues; and much more. This encyclopedia is the first resource to which readers turn for factual, relevant, and comprehensive information to aid in delivering the highest quality services."--Publisher's website.
  • 2012 Springer
    Sana Loue and Martha Sajatovic (eds.).
    Part 1. Immigrant Health Overview Chapters -- Immigration in the Global Context / Bettina Rausa, Linda S. Lloyd -- Immigration Processes and Health in the U.S.: A Brief History / Sana Loue -- Alternative and Complementary Medicine / Brenda L. Lovell, Jamileh Daneshnia, Christopher J. Fries -- Culture-Specific Diagnoses / Delaney Smith, Tara Mayes, Riley Smith -- Health Determinants / M. David Low, Barbara J. Low -- Occupational and Environmental Health / Doug Brugge, C. Eduardo Siqueira -- Methodological Issues in Immigrant Health Research / Patrick J. M. Murphy, Irin Rachel Allen , Mo-Kyung Sin -- Ethical Issues in Research with Immigrants and Refugees / Sana Loue -- Ethical Issues in the Clinical Context / Beatrice Gabriela Ioan -- Part 2. Immigrant Health Topics A-Z.
  • 2010
    Sarah Mercedes Ramirez.
    "Enumerating Invisibility, Humanizing Numbers: Public Health and the Production of Inequities 1938-1974" is directed at answering one question: Why in spite of intensive study that has resulted in a wealth of numerical and statistical information on public health does the San Joaquin Valley and the residents therein remain, among one of the most underfunded, overlooked, impoverished and unhealthy regions? Through an examination of historical materials-- surveys, reports, occupational surveillance, and decision making-- this dissertation seeks to better understand how data and policy, through the social processes of classification and quantification, may have contributed to the production of inequities in the San Joaquin Valley. There are few studies to date that systematically examine the relationship between knowledge and numbers and even fewer that address the concerns of frequently overlooked communities of agricultural laborers in the San Joaquin Valley. This dissertation begins to fill these gaps by reviewing a diverse array of source material to trace how institutions counted and measured agricultural laborers, how the institutions shaped these counting practices, and how numbers shaped policies. Given that institutional identities and strategies of governance are at stake in the production of these numbers, the story of agricultural laborers their health, social, and scientific visibility must be told alongside the stories of state bureaucracies. In tracing how institutions counted and measured agricultural laborers, how the institutions shaped these counting practices, how numbers shaped policies and decisions, there is an opportunity to understand historically the potential consequences of these counting practices. Together they reveal how institutional identities contributed to the making of public health data-- its production, content and interpretation. This data, meant to reveal patterns of disease and improve public health, has paradoxically played a role in concentrating health inequities in the San Joaquin Valley because it has often made invisible the relationships between material deprivation and health or the environment and health. This dissertation does not advocate that we cease to use numbers in science and in policy. Rather, it is meant to recognize that every system of data collection and surveillance, regardless of the institution producing the data, is subjective and is shaped by particular values that have material consequences on populations As a result, the analysis intends to render numbers and their production more transparent and therefore open to critical analysis, and to provoke reflection on how the human elements- history, culture, and experiences --can explain the inequities that data alone can conceal.
  • 2013 Springer
    Fady I. Sharara, editor.
    Introduction: the scope of the topic -- Racial and ethnic groups of interest in fertility research -- The impact of sociocultural and economic factors -- Fertility differences among ethnic groups -- Disparities between black and white women in assisted reproductive technology -- Assisted reproductive outcomes in hispanic patients -- Reproductive and assisted reproductive technology (ART) outcomes in East Asian women -- Differences in fertility and assisted reproduction in South Asian women -- Ethnicity and IVF -- Ethnic disparity in oocyte donation outcome -- Frozen embryo transfer outcomes among racial and ethnic groups -- Understanding racial disparity in adverse pregnancy outcome -- Racial diversity and uterine leiomyoma -- The effect of obesity on fertility and ART success among ethnic groups -- Polycystic ovary syndrome across racial and ethnic groups -- Ethnicity and ovariean response: the role of FSH receptor genotype -- Ethnic differences in fertility and assisted reproduction: ethnic disparity in stem cell availability and research -- How can we bridge the gap? Role of insurance mandate -- Toward a better understanding of racial disparities in utilization and outcomes of IVF treatment in the USA.
  • 2008 ebrary
    Kelly M. Hannum and Jennifer W. Martineau.
    This step-by-step guidebook is designed to help readers understand the importance of evaluation of leadership development initiatives.
  • [v.5], 2014
    Jonathan Orsay.
    Status: Not Checked OutLane Catalog Record
  • 2005 MyiLibrary
    SU Catalog (SearchWorks) Click LINK above for Print location/circulation status.
    Wouter de Nooy, Andrej Mrvar, Vladimir Batagelj.
  • 2006
    Frederick Crews.
    Status: Not Checked OutLane Catalog Record
    Consists of a collection of edited book reviews, essays, and lectures from the last 15 years on psychoanalysis and a wide range of related topics.
  • 2016 Springer
    Martin Caraher, John Coveney.
    While there is not one global definition of the term 'food poverty,' the evidence from the chapters in this book suggest food poverty can be seen from three perspectives: 1) the causes and constraints facing both individuals, households, communities and policy makers, 2) constrained choices or the 'lived experience' and 3) the health impacts or outcomes. As a working definition of food poverty, this approach suggests that where constraints are such that it is not possible for individuals or households to consume a nutritionally adequate diet, they could be considered to be in food poverty. The modern food system has introduced new complexities to food insecurity with the growth of micro-nutrient inequalities. As a result of growing levels of poverty and inequality, hunger and obesity are not being faced by two different groups, but often by the same group. While the developed world faces a problem with overconsumption and chronic diseases, the developing world is addressing the double burden of hunger and over-consumption. Even in the developed world, nation states are facing the rise of modern malnutrition, which includes both over-consumption and the re-emergence of hunger: over-consumption combined with austerity. The volume undertakes a critical examination of food poverty and food security by addressing topics such as tensions over the role of the state, the movement towards rights and responsibilities around food, and the rising tide of food poverty. Auth ors also cover possible solutions at both national and city state levels. The editors conclude with a chapter that draws together the issues and locates solutions within a food policy framework of the total food system. These studies help reveal the complexities of food insecurity within a global context, with the goal of clarifying taken for granted assumptions in present discourses.
  • 2012 Springer
    Kwang-Kuo Hwang.
    "Originally, the global exporting of psychology was considered a means of bringing science and modernism to underdeveloped parts of the world. In response, indigenous psychology has emerged as an alternative to the individual-focused theories and therapies of Western cultures, as well as a critique of the idea that the tenets of Western thought apply to all nations. The first full-length work analyzing its Confucian roots, Foundations of Chinese Psychology strips away the myths and assumptions that can impede reliable scholarship while supplying the context necessary for decoding complex, longstanding traditions of behavior. The author re-interprets the widely held idea of collectivism (which is often defined as the absence of individualism) in favor of the more descriptive relationism, using the structure of Confucian ethics as a lens for testing theories and understanding findings on Chinese social relationships. Elaborating on key concepts such as guanxi (personal connection) and face (social standing), the book offers both a specific paradigm for studying non-Western cultures and a model for indigenous psychologies worldwide. Included in the coverage: The Confucian model of mind and the way of humanity; Confucian relationalism and social exchange; Life goals and achievement motivation in Confucian society; Ethics, morality, and the concept of face; Guanxi and organizational behavior. Indigenous Chinese models of conflict resolution. Foundations of Chinese Psychology is a landmark volume of immediate interest to researchers, particularly members of the American Psychological Association, the Asian Association of Indigenous and Cultural Psychology, the International Academy of Intercultural Research, and similar organizations."--Publisher's website.
  • 2008 Springer
    Peter J. Adams.
    PART 1: THEORY -- Addiction in Perspective -- Dangerous Consumptions -- Overview of this Book -- Companion Relationships -- A Social World -- Worlds, Paradigms and Assumptions -- The Particle Paradigm -- The Social Paradigm -- Switching to a Social World -- Addiction and Connecting -- Connecting to the World -- Patterns of Fragmentation -- Responding to Addiction -- The Prospect of Change -- Setting Out and Setting Back -- Making it Stick -- PART 2: PROCESSES -- Becoming Intimate -- Living in Relationships -- Intimacy and the "Four Cs" -- Special Considerations -- Quality Intimacy? -- Intimacies in Addictive Contexts -- Intimacy within Addictive Relationships -- Intimacies for Others -- Systems of Intimate Connections -- Intimacy and Power -- Controlling Tactics -- The Myth of Disinhibition -- Violence as a Social Event -- Managed Intimacy -- PART 3: FAMILIES & COMMUNITIES -- Fragmented Lives -- Fragmenting Environments -- How Intimates Respond -- Broader Social Dynamics -- Collective Opportunities -- Empowerment and Connectedness -- Reconnecting Intimates -- Responsibility for Change -- Change Processes -- Guidelines for Effective Collective Action -- Reintegration -- What is Reintegration? -- Six Phases of Reintegration -- Reforming Intimacies -- Enabling Closeness and Compassion -- Domains of Connectedness -- PART 4: APPLICATIONS -- Family Resources -- Social Resources from Inner Power -- Social Resources Offered by Services -- Mobilizing Communities -- Volunteer Networks -- Croatian/Italian Community Clubs -- An Indigenous Approach -- Applications to Practice -- Barriers to Social Inclusive Practice -- Social Engagement -- Social Assessment -- Facilitative Meetings -- Looking Ahead -- Where It Fits -- Future Opportunities
  • 2010 Springer
    Ahmad S. Teebi, editor.
  • 2015
    [by Jane Scobie].
    The Global AgeWatch Index ranks countries according to the social and economic wellbeing of older people.
  • 2015 WHO
    Also available: Print – 2015
  • 2013 WHO
    This report provides legislation data last updated in 2011 and fatality data updated for 2010.
    Also available: Print – 2013
  • 2009 WHO
    Department of Violence & Injury Prevention & Disability, World Health Organization.
    "Over 1.2 million people die each year on the world' roads, and between 20 and 50 million suffer non-fatal injuries. In most regions of the world this epidemic of road traffic injuries is still increasing. In the past five years most countries have endorsed the recommendations of the World report on road traffic injury prevention which give guidance on how countries can implement a comprehensive approach to improving road safety and reducing the death toll on their roads. To date, however, there has been no global assessment of road safety that indicates the extent to which this approach is being implemented. This Global status report on road safety is the first broad assessment of the status of road safety in 178 countries, using data drawn from a standardized survey conducted in 2008. The results provide a benchmark that countries can use to assess their road safety position relative to other countries, while internationally the data presented can collectively be considered as a global "aseline"against which progress over time can be measured. " - p. [v11]
    Also available: Print – 2009
  • 2014 STAT!Ref, Limited to 7 simultaneous users
    Larry D. Purnell.
    Transcultural diversity and health care -- The Purnell model for cultural competence -- Barriers to culturally competent health care -- People of African American heritage -- People of American Indian/Alaskan Native heritage -- The Amish -- People of Appalachian heritage -- People of Arab heritage -- People of Chinese heritage -- People of Cuban heritage -- People of European American heritage -- People of Filipino heritage -- People of German heritage -- People of Guatemalan heritage -- People of Haitian heritage -- People of Hindu heritage -- People of Hmong heritage -- People of Iranian heritage -- People of Japanese heritage -- People of Jewish heritage -- People of Korean heritage -- People of Mexican heritage -- People of Polish heritage -- People of Puerto Rican heritage -- People of Russian heritage -- People of Somali heritage -- People of Thai heritage -- People of Turkish heritage -- People of Vietnamese heritage.
  • 2006 ScienceDirect
    editors Robert H. Binstock and Linda K. George ; associate editors Stephen J. Cutler, Jon Hendricks, and James H. Schulz.
    Aging and the life course / Richard A. Settersten, Jr. -- Modeling the effects of time: integrating demographic and developmental perspectives / Duane F. Alwin, Scott M. Hofer, and Ryan J. McCammon -- Morbidity, disability, and mortality / Kennneth C. Land and Yang Yang -- Old age through the lens of family history / Carole Haber -- Internal and international migration / Charles F. Longino, Jr., and Don E. Bradley -- Diversity and aging in the United States / Ronald J. Angel and Jacqueline L. Angel -- Social networks and health / Jennifer L. Moren-Cross and Nan Lin -- Converging divergences in age, gender, health, and well being: strategic selection in the third age / Phyllis Moen and Donna Spencer -- Stratification and the life course: life course capital, life course risks, and social inequality / Angela M. O'Rand -- Intergenerational family transfers in social context / Merril Silverstein -- Social relationships in late life / Neal Krause -- Older workers / Melissa Hardy -- Economic status of the aged / Karen Holden and Charles Hatcher -- Health and aging / Kenneth F. Ferraro -- Technological change and aging / Stephen J. Cutler -- Religion and aging / Ellen Idler -- Lifestyle and aging / Jon Hendricks and Laurie Russell Hatch -- Perceived quality of life / Linda K. George -- Aging and politics: an international perspective / Alan Walker -- Economic security in retirement: reshaping the public private pension mix / James H. Schulz and Allan Borowski -- Organization and financing of health care / Marilyn Moon -- Emerging issues in long-term care / Robyn I. Stone -- Aging and the Law / Marshall B. Kapp -- Anti-aging medicine and science: social implications / Robert H. Binstock, Jennifer R. Fishman, and Thomas E. Johnson -- Aging and justice / Martin Kohli.
  • 2012 ebrary
    editors, Karin Schenck-Gustafsson, Paula R. DeCola, Donald W. Pfaff, David S. Pisetsky.
    Gender medicine is an important new field in health and disease. It is derived from top-quality research and encompasses the biological and social determinants that underlie the susceptibility to disease and its consequences. In the future, consideration of the role of gender will undoubtedly become an integral feature of all research and clinical care. Defining the role of gender in medicine requires a broad perspective on biology and diverse skills in biomedical and social sciences. When these scientific disciplines come together, a revolution in medical care is in the making. Covering twelve different areas of medicine, the practical and useful "Handbook of Clinical Gender Medicine" provides up-to-date information on the role of gender in the clinical presentation, diagnosis, and management of a wide range of common diseases. The contributing authors of this handbook are all experts who, in well-referenced chapters, cogently and concisely explain how incorporation of gender issues into research can affect the medical understanding and treatment of heart disease, osteoporosis, arthritis, pain, violence, and malaria among other conditions. This intriguing and unique medical textbook provides readers with a valuable new perspective to understand biology and incorporate gender issues into the different branches of medicine
  • 2001 ScienceDirect
    edited by Marvin J. Fine, Steven W. Lee.
    American families in the 1990s and beyond / Dennis H. Karpowitz -- Gender issues in parenting : parenting teenage girls / Lauren Ayers -- Teaching about sexual diversity : a new frontier for parenthood educators / Donna Swall and Forrest Swall -- Parenting and ethnicity / Diane McDermott -- Parenting in the global community : a cross-cultural international perspective / John Bennett and Liam K. Grimley -- A psychoeducational program for parents of dysfunctional backgrounds / Marvin J. Fine and Katherine F. Wardle -- Supportive family training : education and support for the parents of persons with serious mental illness / Sheila Le Gacy -- Parent education for fathers / Stephen T. Sirridge -- Grandparents raising grandchildren / Oliver W. Edwards -- Parenting emotionally disturbed children / Eric M. Vernberg and Anabella Pavon -- Parenting children with learning disabilities / Paula E. Lancaster -- Parenting children with brain injury / William J. Warzak and Cynthia M. Anderson -- Parenting chronically ill children / Steven W. Lee and Thomas P. Guck -- Education programs for parents and families of children and youth with developmental disabilities / Earle Knowlton and Douglas Mulanax -- Educating parents to be advocates for their children / Michelle L. Moriarty and Marvin J. Fine -- Managing crisis : intervention skills for parents / K.C. Lazzara and Scott Poland.
  • 2012 Springer
    edited by Alexandra Rutherford, Rose Capdevila, Vindhya Undurti, Ingrid Palmary.
    Part I. Introduction -- ch. 1. Feminisms and psychologies: multiple meanings, diverse practices, and forging possibilities in an age of globalization / Alexandra Rutherford . . . [et al.] -- Part II. History, politics, context -- ch. 2. Searching for feminism in psychology in Turkey / Hale Bolak Boratav -- ch. 3. Waves of feminist psychology in the United States: politics and perspectives / Joan C. Chrisler and Maureen C. McHugh -- ch. 4. Feminist changes in Israel / Dahlia Moore -- ch. 5. Feminisms and psychology in the contemporary Spanish state / Barbara Biglia -- ch. 6. Feminism, psychology, and gender studies: the Brazilian case / Adriano Henrique Nuernberg . . . [et al.] -- ch. 7. Development of feminist psychology: a Pakistani perspective / Ruhi Khalid -- Part III. Experience -- ch. 8. Feminist approaches to psychology in the Nordic countries: the fates of feminism in psychology in modern welfare societies / Eva Magnusson and Hanne Haavind -- ch. 9. (Re)locating the feminist standpoint in the practice of psychology today: a case of India / Manasi Kumar -- ch. 10. Shaping feminist psychologies in Aotearoa: history, paradox, transformation / Mandy Morgan . . . [et al.] -- ch. 11. Psychology, women, and political practice in Britain / Erica Burman -- Part IV. Specificity -- ch. 12. South African psychology and gender: and analysis of the SAJP and PINS journals 1994-2009 / Peace Kiguwa and Malose Langa -- ch. 13. Feminist psychology in China / Xue Fei Chen and Fanny M. Cheung -- ch. 14. Canadian perspectives on feminism and psychology / H. Lorraine Radtke -- ch. 15. Present but unnamed: feminisms and psychologies in Sri Lanka / Jeanne Marecek and Udeni M.H. Appuhamilage.
  • 2013 ScienceDirect
    edited by Freddy A. Paniagua, Ann-Marie Yamada.
    Discusses the impact of cultural, ethnic, and racial variables for the assessment, diagnosis, treatment, service delivery, and development of skills for working with culturally diverse populations. This second edition recognizes diversity as extending beyond race and ethnicity to reflect characteristics or experiences related to gender, age, religion, disability, and socioeconomic status.
  • 2008 Springer
    Jan de Leeuw, Erik Meijer, editors ; foreword by Harvey Goldstein.
    Bayesian multilevel analysis and MCMC / David Draper -- Diagnostic checks for multilevel models / Tom A.B. Snijders, Johannes Berkhof -- Optimal designs for multilevel studies / Mirjam Moerbeek, Gerard J.P. Van Breukelen, Martijn P.F. Berger -- Many small groups / Stephen W. Raudenbush -- Multilevel models for ordinal and nominal variables / Donald Hedeker -- Multilevel and related models for longitudinal data / Anders Skrondal, Sophia Rabe-Hesketh -- Non-hierarchical multilevel models / Jon Rasbash, William J. Browne -- Multilevel generalized linear models / Germán Rodríguez -- Missing data / Nicholas T. Longford -- Resampling multilevel models / Rien van der Leeden, Erik Meijer, Frank M.T.A. Busing -- Multilevel structural equation modeling / Stephen H.C. du Toit, Mathilda du Toit.
  • 2005 Springer
    edited by Dudley L. Poston, Michael Micklin.
  • 2008 Springer
    Sana Loue, editor.
    Defining men who have sex with men (MSM) / Sana Loue -- Portrait one. Rebirth: evolution of a gender / Travis A. Garry -- Portrait two. ⁵De donde? / Hank Ramirez -- Portrait three. Untitled / Christina Caruth -- Sexual abuse. Childhood sexual abuse and its sequelae among latino gay and bisexual men / Sonya Grant Arreola -- Portrait four. May and December: dangerous intimacies / L. Michael Gipson -- Mental illness and substance abuse. Body image disturbance and its related disorders / Leslie J. Heinberg and Chris Kraft -- Portrait five. Cutting / Anonymous -- Substance use among minority men who have sex with men / Sana Loue and Jaroslaw Richard Romaniuk -- Homelessness. Homelessness among substance using minority men who have sex with men / James M. Holbrook -- "My body and my spirit took care of me": homelessness, violence, and resilience among American Indian two-spirit men / Karina L. Walters ... [et al.] -- National trends in HIV transmission among minority men who have sex with men / Daniel J. O'Shea -- HIV/AIDS in Cleveland: a case study of one community / David Bruckman -- Why tell? Serostatus disclosure and HIV stigma among HIV seropositive Asians and Pacific Islander men who have sex with men in New York City / Ezer Kang and Bruce D. Rapkin -- Disclosure of HIV status and mental health among Latino men who have sex with men / Maria Cecilia Zea -- The Beyond Identities Community Center (BICC): a community-focused, rights-based program to address HIV/AIDS and sexual health among young men of color in Cleveland, Ohio / Tracy Jones and Earl Pike -- Portrait six. For Jayla / L. Michael Gipson -- Portrait seven. Rage of betrayal / Erik Bradford -- Portrait eight. Community commitment / Various.
  • 2010 Springer
    Markku T. Hyyppä.
    What Is Social Capital? -- Definitions and Forms of Social Capital -- Measuring Social Capital -- Social Participation -- How Does Cultural Participation Contribute to Social Capital and Well-Being? -- Social Trust, Mistrust and Reciprocity -- Cross-Sectional Studies of Social Capital and Health -- Prospective Longitudinal Surveys -- Healthy Communities -- Social Capital and Health from Cradle to Grave -- Gendering Social Capital and Population Health -- Health-Related Behaviors -- Proposed Biological Mediating Mechanisms -- Emergent Social Capital -- Implications and Implementations.
  • 2003 CRCnetBASE
    Heather Addison.
  • 2015
    Alisha Coleman-Jensen, Matthew P. Rabbitt, Christian Gregory, Anita Singh.
    An estimated 86.0 percent of American households were food secure throughout the entire year in 2014, meaning that they had access at all times to enough food for an active, healthy life for all household members. The remaining households (14.0 percent) were food insecure at least some time during the year, including 5.6 percent with very low food security, meaning that the food intake of one or more household members was reduced and their eating patterns were disrupted at times during the year because the household lacked money and other resources for food. The change in food insecurity overall from the prior year (from 14.3 percent in 2013) was not statistically significant. The cumulative decline in food insecurity from 2011 (14.9 percent) to 2014 (14.0 percent) was statistically significant. The prevalence rate of very low food security was essentially unchanged from 5.6 percent in 2013 and 5.7 percent in 2011 and 2012. Children and adults were food insecure in 9.4 percent of households with children in 2014, essentially unchanged from 9.9 percent in 2013 and 10.0 percent in 2011 and 2012. In 2014, the typical food-secure household spent 26 percent more on food than the typical food-insecure household of the same size and household composition. Sixty-one percent of all food-insecure households participated in one or more of the three largest Federal food and nutrition assistance programs during the month prior to the 2014 survey.
  • 2011 Springer
    Willo Pequegnat, Ellen Stover, Cheryl Anne Boyce, editors.
    Grantsmanship : necessary but not sufficient strategies for success / Willo Pequegnat -- Community-based collaborations : designing, conducting and sustaining prevention programs / Mary M. McKay, Carl C. Bell, and Clair A. Blake -- Funding opportunity announcements / Jean Noronha -- Selecting the appropriate research mechanism : finding the right match / Cheryl Anne Boyce and Courtney Ferrell Aklin -- Selecting issues and hypotheses for a research proposal / Spero M. Manson -- Electronic submission process / Jean Noronha -- The review process / Anita Miller Sostek -- Common mistakes in proposal writing and how to avoid them / Susan Folkman and Willo Pequegnat -- Reading between the lines of your summary statement / William Lyman, Bonita Stanton, and Willo Pequegnat -- The award process / Ellen Stover -- So you were awarded your grant, now what? / Seth C. Kalichman -- Developing a theoretical framework and rationale for a research proposal / Gregory M. Herek -- How do you formulate a testable exciting hypothesis? / Robyn Dawes -- Qualitative inquiry : an end not just a means / Margaret E. Bentley, Elizabeth E. Tolley, and Willo Pequegnat -- Issues in assessment in research proposals / Helena Chmura Kraemer -- Using technology and the Internet in research / Joseph A. Konstan and William West -- Designing an intervention / Jose Szapocznik, Willo Pequegnat, and Guillermo Prado -- Designing an adequate control group / Thomas J. Coates -- Human subject protection and special population issues / Christine Moretto Wishnoff ... [et al.] -- Animal welfare and behavior / Kevin Quinn and Richard Nakamura -- Developing a resume and presenting your research team / Rayford Kytle and Cheryl Anne Boyce -- Writing the data analysis plan / A.T. Panter -- Developing a budget and financial justification / Masud Rahman -- Developing a quality control/quality assurance program / Lisa C. Strader and Willo Pequegnat -- Applying for training, career development, and early-stage research grants / Donna Mayo -- Cost-effectiveness : a key step in technology transfer / Steven D. Pinkerton and David R. Holtgrave -- Disseminating research findings to service providers and communities / Jeffrey A. Kelly -- Developing a plan for data sharing / Christine Bachrach and Michael Spittel.
  • 2006 Springer
    H. Schutkowski.
  • 2012 Springer
    Jan Schildmann...[et al.], editors.
    Part 1. Historical and Socio-Cultural Contexts in Medical Research / British Responses to Nazi Medical War Crimes / Fiona McClenaghan -- History and its Relevance in the Development and Teaching of Research Ethics / Rael D. Strous -- Human Embryo Research and Islamic Bioethics: A View from Iran / Mansooreh Saniei -- From Farming to Pharming: Transcending of Bodily Existence as a Question of Medical Ethics in an Intercultural Context / Axel Siegemund -- Introduction / Jan Schildmann, Verena Sandow, Oliver Rauprich and Jochen Vollmann -- Part 2. Considerations on Ethical and Legal Regulations for Medical Research / Rethinking the Therapeutic Obligation in Clinical Research / Nunziata Comoretto -- Biomedical Research in Developing Countries and International Human Rights Law / Ilja R. Pavone -- Research Involving Human Subjects and Human Biological Material from a European Patent Law Perspective. Autonomy, Commodification, Patentability / Tomasz Zimny -- The Development and Validation of a Guide for Peruvian Research Ethics Committees to Assist in the Review of Ethical-Scientific Aspects of Clinical Trials / Susy Olave Quispe, Duilio Fuentes Delgado, Gabriela Minaya Martínez, Rosa Surco Ibarra and Martín Yagui Moscoso, et al. -- Part 3. Conflicts in Medical Research / Conflicts of Interest in Medical Research: What can Ethics Contribute? / Verena Sandow, Jan Schildmann and Jochen Vollmann -- Research Ethics in Genomics Research: Feedback of Individual Genetic Data to Research Participants / Annelien L. Bredenoord and Johannes J. M. van Delden -- Regulating "Higher Risk, No Direct Benefit" Studies with Children: Challenging the US Federal Regulations / Anna E. Westra, Jan M. Wit, Rám N. Sukhai and Inez D. de Beaufort -- Part 4. New Developments in Medical Research and Ethical Implications / A Paradigm Change in Research Ethics / Rieke van der Graaf and Johannes J. M. van Delden -- Translation of Cancer Molecular Biomarkers: Ethical and Epistemological Issues / Flavio D'Abramo and Cecilia Guastadisegni -- Rethinking the Ethics of Human Biomedical Non-Interventional Research / Kristi L{tilde}ouk.
  • 2015
    Summer 2014 yielded good news for the Summer Nutrition Programs and for low-income children. Last summer marked the largest increase in children eating summer meals since July 1993, the third year of growth in the programs. During July 2014, the Summer Nutrition Programs served nearly 3.2 million children, an increase of 215,000 (7.3 percent) from 2013.
  • 2008 Springer
    by Giuseppe Primiero.
  • 2014 Springer
    Scott D. Rhodes, editor.
    HIV continues to be a profound challenge facing communities nationally and internationally. Until a vaccine or a cure is found, prevention remains a most crucial line of defense. However, the successes made to reduce exposure and transmission have not benefited all communities equally. HIV continues to affect vulnerable communities, and HIV-related health disparities are growing. The work documented in Innovations in HIV Prevention Research and Practice through Community Engagement spotlights the effectiveness of community involvement to reduce HIV infections in the United States. This timely resource introduces the concepts of community engagement, partnership, and community-based participatory research (CBPR). Contributors provide detailed examples of these concepts in which diverse research partners blend their unique insights and skills to arrive at an authentic understanding of phenomena and inform the translation of best practices and processes to enhance equity in HIV prevention and treatment. Equitable interactive collaboration is central to these efforts, in which community members and representatives from organizations, the scientific and medical sectors, and other relevant agencies nurture long-term health improvement through sustained teamwork. Challenges and barriers to effective engagement are identified, as are characteristics of successful partnerships. Included in the book: Details of a multigenerational HIV prevention intervention in a rural southeastern community. The challenges and successes of developing, implementing, and evaluating an intervention for higher-risk predominately heterosexual black men in college. The history of gay community involvement in HIV prevention and its contributions to the theory and current practice of engagement. Next steps in the integration of HIV-related policy change and research. Community engagement within American Indian communities. Keys to sustaining a CBPR partnership to prevent HIV within ethnic, sexual, and gender minority communities. Innovations in HIV Prevention Research and Practice through Community Engagement offers researchers and practitioners in public health, community health, and medicine guidance on community engagement that is both inspiring and realistic. 'Community engagement and knowledge continue to be essential to prevent HIV infections. This book is a compilation of the state-of-the-science of engagement and delves deeper into the meaning and utilization of community-based participatory research, with implications that reach beyond the HIV epidemic to public health and medicine in general.' - Laura C. Leviton, PhD, Senior Advisor for Evaluation, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Princeton, NJ
  • 2015 ScienceDirect
    editor-in-chief: James D. Wright.
    Provides historical, foundational and interdisciplinary information across behavioral and social sciences, including psychiatry. Includes nearly 4000 articles.
  • 2003 ScienceDirect
    editor, Larisa V. Shavinina.
    pt. I. Introduction -- pt. II. The nature of innovation -- pt. III. Individual differences in innovative ability -- pt. IV. Development of innovation across the life span -- pt. V. Assessment of innovation -- pt. VI. Development of innovation -- pt. VII. Innovations in different domains -- pt. VIII. Basic approaches to the understanding of innovation in social context -- pt. IX. Innovations in social institutions -- pt. X. Innovation management -- pt. XI. Innovation leadership -- pt. XII. Innovation and marketing -- pt. XIII. Innovation around the world : examples of country efforts, policies, practices and issues -- pt. XIV. Innovations of the future -- pt. XV. Conclusion.
  • Scott M. Lynch.
  • 2003 Wiley
    Paul P. Biemer, Lars E. Lyberg.
    ch. 1. The Evolution of survey process quality -- ch. 2. The Survey process and data quality -- ch. 3. Coverage and nonresponse error -- ch. 4. The Measurement process and its implications for questionnaire design -- ch. 5. Errors due to interviewers and interviewing -- ch. 6. Data collection modes and associated errors -- ch. 7. Data processing: errors and their control -- ch. 8. Overview of survey error evaluation methods -- ch. 9. Sampling error -- ch. 10. Practical survey design for minimizing total survey error.
  • 2008 Springer
    edited by Tommy Bengtsson, Geraldine P. Mineau.
  • 2008 Springer
    Myint Swe Khine, editor.
  • 2003 Wiley
    Flávio Soares Corrêa da Silva, Jaume Agustí-Cullell.
    ch. 1. Introduction -- ch. 2. Knowledge -- ch. 3. Agents -- ch. 4. Ontologies -- ch. 5. Capabilities.
  • 2008 Springer
    edited by Mark Ackerman, Rose Dieng-Kuntz, Carla Simone, Volker Wulf.
  • 2008 Springer
    edited by Havid́́án Rodríguez, Sáenz, Rogelio, Cecilia Menjívar ; with forewords by Clara E. Rodríguez, Douglas S. Massey.
    Theoretical and methodological issues of Latina/o research / Nestor Rodríguez -- New Latino destinations / Manuel A. Vásquez, Chad E. Seales, and Marie Friedmann Marquardt -- Latino incorporation in the United States in local and transnational contexts / Robert Courtney Smith -- Demographic patterns : age structure, fertility, mortality, and population growth / Jorge del Pinal -- Through children's eyes : families and households of Latino children in the United States / Jennifer E. Glick and Jennifer Van Hook -- U.S. Latinos/as and the "American dream" : diverse populations and unique challenges in housing / Eileen Diaz McConnell -- Latino health paradoxes : empirical evidence, explanations, future research, and implications / Dolores Acevedo-Garcia and Lisa M. Bates -- Latino crime and delinquency in the United States / Ramiro Martinez, Jr. -- The educational experiences of Latinos in the United States / William Vélez -- Latinos in the United States labor market / Lisa Catanzarite and Lindsey Trimble -- Latino/a entrepreneurship in the United States : a strategy of survival and economic mobility / Zulema Valdez -- Income, earnings, and poverty : a portrait of inequality among Latinos/as in the United States / Alberto Dávila, Marie T. Mora, and Alma D. Hales -- Mapping the dynamic terrain of U.S. Latina/o media research / Isabel Molina Guzmán -- As the Latino/a world turns : the literacy and cultural production of transnational latinidades / Ana Patircia Rodríguez -- Religion and religiosity / Miguel A. De La Torre -- Latinos/os (in) on the border / Emily Skop, Brian Gratton, and Myron P. Gutmann -- Entre nosotras/os : theorizing, researching, and constructing cross-Latina/o relations in the United States / Gilda L. Ochoa -- Beyond gender dichotomies : toward a new century of gendered scholarship in the Latina/o experience / Maura I. Toro-Morn -- Adelante mujer : Latina activism, feminism, and empowerment / Denise A. Segura and Elisa Facio -- Latinas and Latinos, sexuality, and society : a critical sociological perspective / Gloria González-Lopez and Salvador Vidal-Ortiz -- Latino partisanship, political activity and vote choice / Kim Geron and Melissa R. Michelson -- Political orientations and Latino immigrant incorporation / Sarah Allen Gershon and Adrian D. Pantoja -- Political mobilization and activism among Latinos/as in the United States / Christian Zlolniski -- Unions and the unionization of Latinas/os in the United States / Héctor L. Delgado.
  • 2008 Springer
    Gunter Dueck.
    Lean brain : the greatest challenge of the future -- On the way to LBQ -- The automatic control of a lean brain system -- Inhibitors of LBQ and counteractive measures -- Stereotypical activity in the blood! -- Suggestions for concrete transformations of the world -- The metaphysics of lean brain thought -- Musoleum Germany -- Brain rest.
  • 2012 Springer
    Michele K. Lewis, Isiah Marshall.
    Indigenous and intersecting : people of African descent in LGBT psychology -- Gender and Black communities -- Religion and spirituality -- New "outsiders" : Black lesbian, gay, and bisexual students in a historically Black university context -- Black gay men of the South : research implications and E. Patrick Johnson's Sweet tea -- Sexual minority women of African descent -- Cultural complexities and conflict -- Covering, cultural-centrism, and liberation psychology -- Urban and rural challenges -- Education, research, and community services.
  • 2007 Springer
    by Robin Usher and Richard Edwards.
  • 2013
    The findings suggest that the U.S. public is not particularly worried about the gradual rise in the number of older Americans. Nearly nine-in-ten adults surveyed say that "having more elderly people in the population" is either a good thing for society (41%) or does not make much difference (47%). Just 10% see this trend as a bad thing.
  • 2015
    Executive Office of the President of the United States, Council of Economic Advisers.
    The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) is the cornerstone of U.S. efforts to alleviate hunger by supplementing the food budgets of low-income households. The large majority of SNAP recipients are children, working parents, elderly Americans, and people with disabilities. SNAP has also played an important role in lifting millions of people -- especially children -- out of poverty for the past five decades. This report provides an overview of the problem of food insecurity in the United States and the important role that SNAP plays in addressing it.
  • 2008 Springer
    Elwood Carlson.
  • 2006
    Audrey Shafer.
    Status: Not Checked OutLane Catalog Record
    When twelve-year-old Gabe tries to hide his uncle's death from the local authorities, he is not prepared for what happens when this secret is discovered.
  • 2007 ebrary
    edited by John Cox, Alastair V. Campbell, and Bill (K.W.M.) Fulford ; foreword by Julia Neuberger.
    Based on the principle of 'medicine of the person', an attitude that embeds personal relationships and ethics in medical practice, this text considers the ideas of Paul Tournier, an influential figure whose thinking has had a substantial impact on the spiritual and psychosocial aspects of routine patient care.
  • 2005 Springer
    Nicholas T. Longford.
  • 2005 Springer
    Heiner Mühlmann.
  • 2011 CRCnetBASE
    Damon M. Berridge, Robert Crouchley.
    Machine generated contents note: 2.1. Introduction -- 2.2. Continuous/interval scale data -- 2.3. Simple and multiple linear regression models -- 2.4. Checking assumptions in linear regression models -- 2.5. Likelihood: multiple linear regression -- 2.6. Comparing model likelihoods -- 2.7. Application of a multiple linear regression model -- 2.8. Exercises on linear models -- 3.1. Binary data -- 3.1.1. Introduction -- 3.1.2. Logistic regression -- 3.1.3. Logit and probit transformations -- 3.1.4. General logistic regression -- 3.1.5. Likelihood -- 3.1.6. Example with binary data -- 3.2. Ordinal data -- 3.2.1. Introduction -- 3.2.2. The ordered logit model -- 3.2.3. Dichotomization of ordered categories -- 3.2.4. Likelihood -- 3.2.5. Example with ordered data -- 3.3. Count data -- 3.3.1. Introduction -- 3.3.2. Poisson regression models -- 3.3.3. Likelihood -- 3.3.4. Example with count data -- 3.4. Exercises -- 4.1. Introduction -- 4.2. The linear model 4.3. The binary response model -- 4.4. The Poisson model -- 4.5. Likelihood -- 5.1. Introduction -- 5.2. Linear mixed model -- 5.3. The intraclass correlation coefficient -- 5.4. Parameter estimation by maximum likelihood -- 5.5. Regression with level-two effects -- 5.6. Two-level random intercept models -- 5.7. General two-level models including random intercepts -- 5.8. Likelihood -- 5.9. Residuals -- 5.10. Checking assumptions in mixed models -- 5.11. Comparing model likelihoods -- 5.12. Application of a two-level linear model -- 5.13. Two-level growth models -- 5.13.1. A two-level repeated measures model -- 5.13.2. A linear growth model -- 5.13.3. A quadratic growth model -- 5.14. Likelihood -- 5.15. Example using linear growth models -- 5.16. Exercises using mixed models for continuous/interval scale data -- 6.1. Introduction -- 6.2. The two-level logistic model -- 6.3. General two-level logistic models -- 6.4. Intraclass correlation coefficient -- 6.5. Likelihood -- 6.6. Example using binary data -- 6.7. Exercises using mixed models for binary data 7.1. Introduction -- 7.2. The two-level ordered logit model -- 7.3. Likelihood -- 7.4. Example using mixed models for ordered data -- 7.5. Exercises using mixed models for ordinal data -- 8.1. Introduction -- 8.2. The two-level Poisson model -- 8.3. Likelihood -- 8.4. Example using mixed models for count data -- 8.5. Exercises using mixed models for count data -- 9.1. Introduction -- 9.2. The mixed linear model -- 9.3. The mixed binary response model -- 9.4. The mixed Poisson model -- 9.5. Likelihood -- 10.1. Introduction -- 10.2. Three-level random intercept models -- 10.3. Three-level generalized linear models -- 10.4. Linear models -- 10.5. Binary response models -- 10.6. Likelihood -- 10.7. Example using three-level generalized linear models -- 10.8. Exercises using three-level generalized linear mixed models -- 11.1. Introduction -- 11.2. Multivariate two-level generalized linear model -- 11.3. Bivariate Poisson model: example -- 11.4. Bivariate ordered response model: example -- 11.5. Bivariate linear-probit model: example -- 11.6. Multivariate two-level generalized linear model likelihood 11.7. Exercises using multivariate generalized linear mixed models -- 12.1. Introduction -- 12.1.1. Left censoring -- 12.1.2. Right censoring -- 12.1.3. Time-varying explanatory variables -- 12.1.4. Competing risks -- 12.2. Duration data in discrete time -- 12.2.1. Single-level models for duration data -- 12.2.2. Two-level models for duration data -- 12.2.3. Three-level models for duration data -- 12.3. Renewal data -- 12.3.1. Introduction -- 12.3.2. Example: renewal models -- 12.4. Competing risk data -- 12.4.1. Introduction -- 12.4.2. Likelihood -- 12.4.3. Example: competing risk data -- 12.5. Exercises using renewal and competing risks models -- 13.1. Introduction -- 13.2. Mover-stayer model -- 13.3. Likelihood incorporating the mover-stayer model -- 13.4. Example 1: stayers within count data -- 13.5. Example 2: stayers within binary data -- 13.6. Exercises: stayers -- 14.1. Introduction to key issues: heterogeneity, state dependence and non-stationarity -- 14.2. Example -- 14.3. Random effects models -- 14.4. Initial conditions problem -- 14.5. Initial treatment 14.6. Example: depression data -- 14.7. Classical conditional analysis -- 14.8. Classical conditional model: example -- 14.9. Conditioning on initial response but allowing random effect uol to be dependent on z3 -- 14.10. Wooldridge conditional model: example -- 14.11. Modelling the initial conditions -- 14.12. Same random effect in the initial response and subsequent response models with a common scale parameter -- 14.13. Joint analysis with a common random effect: example -- 14.14. Same random effect in models of the initial response and subsequent responses but with different scale parameters -- 14.15. Joint analysis with a common random effect (different scale parameters): example -- 14.16. Different random effects in models of the initial response and subsequent responses -- 14.17. Different random effects: example -- 14.18. Embedding the Wooldridge approach in joint models for the initial response and subsequent responses -- 14.19. Joint model incorporating the Wooldridge approach: example -- 14.20. Other link functions -- 14.21. Exercises using models incorporating initial conditions/state dependence in binary data 15.1. Introduction -- 15.2. Fixed effects treatment of the two-level linear model -- 15.3. Dummy variable specification of the fixed effects model -- 15.4. Empirical comparison of two-level fixed effects and random effects estimators -- 15.5. Implicit fixed effects estimator -- 15.6. Random effects models -- 15.7. Comparing two-level fixed effects and random effects models -- 15.8. Fixed effects treatment of the three-level linear model -- 15.9. Exercises comparing fixed effects and random effects -- A.1. SabreR installation -- A.2. SabreR commands -- A.2.1. The arguments of the SabreR object -- A.2.2. The anatomy of a SabreR command file -- A.3. Quadrature -- A.3.1. Standard Gaussian quadrature -- A.3.2. Performance of Gaussian quadrature -- A.3.3. Adaptive quadrature -- A.4. Estimation -- A.4.1. Maximizing the log likelihood of random effects models -- A.5. Fixed effects linear models -- A.6. Endogenous and exogenous variables -- B.1. Getting started with R -- B.1.1. Preliminaries -- B.1.1.1. Working with R in interactive mode -- B.1.1.2. Basic functions -- B.1.1.3. Getting help B.1.1.4. Stopping R -- B.1.2. Creating and manipulating data -- B.1.2.1. Vectors and lists -- B.1.2.2. Vectors -- B.1.2.3. Vector operations -- B.1.2.4. Lists -- B.1.2.5. Data frames -- B.1.3. Session management -- B.1.3.1. Managing objects -- B.1.3.2. Attaching and detaching objects -- B.1.3.3. Serialization -- B.1.3.4. R scripts -- B.1.3.5. Batch processing -- B.1.4. R packages -- B.1.4.1. Loading a package into R -- B.1.4.2. Installing a package for use in R -- B.1.4.3. R and Statistics -- B.2. Data preparation for SabreR -- B.2.1. Creation of dummy variables -- B.2.2. Missing values -- B.2.3. Creating lagged response covariate data.
  • 2008 ebrary
    Sumbul Ali-Karamali.
    Everyday Islam: How Muslims Practice Their Religion -- Some Basic Islamic Concepts and How Islam Fits in to the Judeo-Christian Tradition -- The Story of an Arab, an Angel, and the God of Abraham: Muhammad and the Birth of Islam -- The Qur'an: What It Is and Why Quoting It Can Be Problematic -- Who's Who in Islam: From Ayatollahs to Whirling Dervishes -- Religious Hierarchy: Who Makes the Rules in Islam? -- Women in Islam: Marriage, Divorce, Polygamy, and that Veil Thing -- Jihad and Fundamentalism: Not the Same -- Theft and Adultery in Islam: Reflections on Disney's Aladdin -- An American Muslim Reaction to September 11th -- Why the Misconceptions Persist: Separating the Reality from the Murky Mythology.
  • 2008 Springer
    Dieter Grass ....
  • 2009 Springer
    Luis P. Villarreal.
    An overview : identity from bacteria to belief -- The prokaryotes : viruses, hyperparasites and the origin of group identity -- Sensory systems (light, odor, pheromones) in communities of oceanic microbes -- Subjugation of the individual : prokaryotic group living : blooms, slime and mats -- Animal group identity : from slime to worms, emergence of the brain -- Group identity in aquatic animals : learning to belong -- Development of tetrapod group identity, the smell of self -- Origin of primate group identity : vision and the great ERV invasion -- Human group identity : language and a social mind.
  • 2012 Springer
    Luciano L'Abate, editor.
    The Role of Paradigms in Science and Theory Construction / William A. Hillix and Luciano L'Abate -- The Role of Paradigms in Science: A Historical Perspective / Corinna Guerra, Mario Capitelli, and Savino Longo -- Evolving Scientific Paradigms: Retrospective and Prospective / Willis F. Overton -- Anthropology / Luciano L'Abate -- Parallel Paradigms of Artists and Authors / Laura G. Sweeney -- Economics / Luciano L'Abate -- Education / Laura G. Sweeney -- Sociology / Alberto L'Abate -- Biopsychosocial / Beatrice L. Wood -- Interbehaviorism / Mitch J. Fryling and Linda J. Hayes -- Reflections on Personality Systematics and a Unified Clinical Science / Jeffrey J. Magnavita -- The Systemic Paradigm: The Intersubjective-Narrative Approach Versus the Relational-Generational One / Vittorio Cigoli and Eugenia Scabini -- Constructivism / Alexander Riegler -- Materialism / Luciano L'Abate -- Explicating and Exemplifying Empiricist and Cognitivist Paradigms in the Study of Human Learning / Sandra M. Loughlin and Patricia A. Alexander -- Humanism and Behaviorism / David Ryback -- Existentialism / Mario Cusinato -- Information Processing / Piero De Giacomo, Luisa Mich, Carlos Santamaria, Laura G. Sweeney, and Andrea De Giacomo -- Reductionism -- Gary G. Berntson and John T. Cacioppo -- Produced and Spontaneous Emergent Interactionism / Walter Colesso -- The Emergence of Reason, Intelligence, and Language in Humans and Animals / William A. Hillix, Duane M. Rumbaugh, and E. Sue Savage-Rumbaugh -- Essentialism / Luciano L'Abate -- Criteria and Processes in Paradigm Selection / Luciano L'Abate and Laura G. Sweeney.
  • 2013 Cambrige
    Lisa Schur, Rutgers University, Douglas Kruse, Rutgers University, Peter Blanck, Syracuse University.
    Introduction -- Economic inclusion -- A closer look at employment -- Political inclusion -- Social inclusion -- Gender, race, ethnicity, and disability -- Conclusion.
  • 2014 Springer
    Sandraluz Lara-Cinisomo, Katherine Leah Wisner, editors.
    Perinatal Depression among Spanish-Speaking and Latin American Women:A Global Perspective on Detection and Treatment. As more is known about postpartum depression, the more it is recognized as a global phenomenon. Yet despite the large numbers, information about this condition as experienced by Spanish speaking women and Latinas has not always been easy to come by. Perinatal Depression among Spanish-Speaking and Latin American Women focuses on four diverse Latina populations (Mexico, Chile, Spain, and U.S.) to analyze key similarities and differences within this large and wide-ranging group. This first-of-its-kind reference reviews current research on the topic, including prevalence, screening methods, interventions, and--of particular salience for this population--barriers to care. Findings on psychoeducation, assessment tools, and cognitive-behavioral and other forms of therapy provide important insights into best practices, and continuity of care. And psychosocial, cultural, and linguistic considerations in working with Latinas are described in depth for added clinical usefulness. This landmark volume: Outlines characteristics of Spanish-speaking women and Latinas screened for postpartum depression Introduces the Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale, English and Spanish versions, and reviews their use with Latina women Compares postpartum depression and health behaviors in Spanish and Latina immigrant mothers Offers streamlined assessment-to-intervention models Provides two in-depth case studies illustrating cultural factors influencing the treatment of Latinas with perinatal depression Presents an instructive firsthand account of postpartum depression. Between its thorough coverage of the issues and its innovative clinical ideas, Perinatal Depression among Spanish-Speaking and Latin American Women has a wealth of information of interest to researchers and practitioners in maternal and child health, obstetrics/gynecology, mental health, and women's health.
  • 2006 ScienceDirect
    by John S. Pruitt, Tamara Adlin.
    The next frontier for user-centered design : making user representations more usable -- The persona lifecycle : a framework for the persona approach -- Phase 1: Family planning (planning a persona effort) -- Phase 2: Conception & gestation (creating personas) -- Phase 3: Birth & maturation (launching and communicating personas) -- Phase 4: Adulthood (using personas) -- Phase 5: Lifetime achievement and retirement (ROI and reuse of personas) -- Contributed chapters: Users, roles and personas / by Larry Constantine -- Storytelling and narrative / by Whitney Quesenbery -- Reality and design maps / by Tamara Adlin & Holly Jamesen -- Marketing versus design personas / by Bob Barlow-Busch -- Why personas work : the psychological evidence / by Jonathan Grudin -- Appendix A: G4K organizational archetype and sample persona -- Appendix B: Example personas from real projects -- Appendix C: Sample image release form.
  • 2007 Springer
    edited by Jeff Malpas and Norelle Lickiss.
    Introduction to a conversation / Jeff Malpas and Norelle Lickiss -- Human dignity and human worth / Daniel P. Sulmasy -- Human dignity and human being / Jeff Malpas -- On human dignity: fragments of an exploration / Norelle Lickiss -- Two conceptions of dignity : honour and self-determination / Andrew Brennan and Y.S. Lo -- Human dignity and charity / Rosalind Hursthouse -- Human dignity: functions and meanings / Doron Shultziner -- A brief history of human dignity: idea and application / Milton Lewis -- A Journey towards understanding: true and false dignity / Christina Mason -- The question of human dignity: doubts and loves and a whisper from where the ruined house once stood / Veronica Brady -- Human dignity: a borderline heretical response / Stuart Blackler -- Giving the past its dignity / Greg Dening -- Dignity and indignity / Nicholas Tarling -- Human dignity and the law / Sir Guy Green -- On the international legal aspects of human dignity / Don Chalmers and Ryuichi Ida -- Doing justice to dignity in the criminal law / Julia Davis -- Human dignity: the new phase in international law / Michael Tate -- Dignity and health / Martin Tattersall -- Human dignity : the perspective of a gynaecological oncologist / Neville F. Hacker -- The social origins of dignity in medical care at the end of life / Nicholas Cristakis -- Dying with dignity : the story reveals its meaning / Jack Coulehan.
  • 2006 Springer
    by Robert M. Doroghazi ; consulting editor Dan W. French.
    Goals for your investment returns -- The magnificence of compound interest -- Arrogance, ego, and greed -- The mark -- It's not much, I can afford to lose it -- Define specific goals -- Thrift -- Invest in what you know -- Make your own investment decisions -- Documents required for financial security -- The importance of relationships -- Paying daily bills -- Your home -- Funding your children's education -- Insurance -- Funding retirement -- Who can you trust -- The malevolence of debt -- The perniciousness of fees -- Tips : real opportunities or useless information -- Areas where caution is essential or that should be completely avoided -- Yes or no -- Dealing with bankers -- Asset allocation and diversification -- How to identify real investment opportunities -- When to buy -- When to sell -- Stocks, bonds, and mutual funds -- Real estate other than your home -- Other types of investments -- Obtaining investment information -- Investment strategies of the pros -- Some miscellaneous tidbits of advice.
  • 2015 AHRQ
    co-edited by Robert M. Kaplan, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality ; Michael L. Spittel, Daryn H. David, Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research, National Institutes of Health.
  • 2008 Springer
    Berryman, A. A.; Berryman, A. A.; Kindlmann, Pavel.
  • 2002 ebrary
    R. Barker Bausell, Yu-Fang Li.
    The conceptual underpinnings of statistical power -- Strategies for increasing statistical power -- General guidelines for conducting a power analysis -- The t-test for independent samples -- The paired t-test -- One-way between subjects analysis of variance -- One-way between subjects analysis of covariance -- One-way repeated measures analysis of variance -- Interaction effects for factorial analysis of variance -- Power analysis for more complex designs -- Other power analytic issues and resources for addressing them.

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