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Emotion dysregulation as a transdiagnostic mechanism of opioid misuse and suicidality among chronic pain patients (BioMed Central, 2018-06-06)Background Chronic pain is a prevalent condition that causes functional impairment and emotional suffering. To allay pain-induced suffering, opioids are often prescribed for chronic pain management. Yet, chronic pain ...
Acoustic and perceptual evidence of complete neutralization of word-final tonal specification in Japanese (University of Kansas, 2002-05-31)This study investigates the extent to which Japanese lexical pitch-accent distinction is neutralized in word-final position. Native speakers of Tokyo Japanese produced minimal word pairs differing in final accent status. ...
(University of Kansas, 2019-05-31)In the wake of the social and political movements that defined the 1960s, the women’s music movement emerged as a means to cultivate an outlet for young lesbian musicians who saw themselves as equal to their straight male ...
Rachmaninoff's "Concealed Variation" Principle: Inspiration for Motivic Unity in his Preludes, Op. 32 (University of Kansas, 2019-05-31)Sergei Rachmaninoff (1873-1943) is considered one of the greatest pianist-composers of the Late Romantic Era. Specifically, his twenty-four piano preludes stand as hallmarks of the Russian solo repertoire, inspired by the ...