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  • Rationale and design: telepsychology service delivery for depressed elderly veterans 

    Egede, Leonard E.; Frueh, Christopher B.; Richardson, Lisa K.; Acierno, Ronald; Mauldin, Patrick D.; Knapp, Rebecca G.; Lejuez, Carl W. (BioMed Central, 2009-04-20)
    BACKGROUND: Older adults who live in rural areas experience significant disparities in health status and access to mental health care. "Telepsychology," (also referred to as "telepsychiatry," or "telemental health") ...
  • Risky Decisions and Their Consequences: Neural Processing by Boys with Antisocial Substance Disorder 

    Crowley, Thomas J.; Dalwani, Manish S.; Mikulich-Gilbertson, Susan K.; Du, Yiping P.; Lejuez, Carl W.; Raymond, Kristen M.; Banich, Marie T. (Public Library of Science, 2010-09-22)
    BACKGROUND: Adolescents with conduct and substance problems (‘‘Antisocial Substance Disorder’’ (ASD)) repeatedly engage in risky antisocial and drug-using behaviors. We hypothesized that, during processing of risky decisions ...
  • The Balloon Analog Insurance Task (BAIT): A Behavioral Measure of Protective Risk Management 

    Essex, Brian G.; Lejuez, Carl W.; Qian, Rebecca Y.; Bernstein, Katherine; Zald, David H. (Public Library of Science, 2011-06-28)
    Prior methods used to assess individual differences related to risk have not focused on an important component of risk management: how willing individuals are to pay for or take actions to insure what they already have. ...
  • A randomized controlled trial of mental health interventions for survivors of systematic violence in Kurdistan, Northern Iraq 

    Bolton, Paul; Bass, Judith K.; Zangana, Goran Abdulla Sabir; Kamal, Talar; Murray, Sarah McIvor; Kaysen, Debra; Lejuez, Carl W.; Lindgren, Kristen; Pagoto, Sherry; Murray, Laura K.; Van Wyk, Stephanie Skavenski; Ahmed, Ahmed Mohammed Amin; Mohammad Amin, Nazar M.; Rosenblum, Michael (BioMed Central, 2014-12-31)
    BACKGROUND: Experiencing systematic violence and trauma increases the risk of poor mental health outcomes; few interventions for these types of exposures have been evaluated in low resource contexts. The objective of this ...
  • The influence of 2-hop network density on spoken word recognition 

    Siew, Cynthia S. Q. (Springer, 2016-07-06)
    The influence of 2-hop density on spoken word recognition was investigated. 2-hop density measures the density of connections among the phonological neighbors (i.e., 1-hop neighbors) and phonological neighbors of those ...
  • Intra-Individual Variability of Physical Activity in Older Adults With and Without Mild Alzheimer’s Disease 

    Watts, Amber; Walters, Ryan W.; Hoffman, Lesa; Templin, Jonathan (Public Library of Science, 2016-04-20)
    Physical activity shows promise for protection against cognitive decline in older adults with and without Alzheimer’s disease (AD). To better understand barriers to adoption of physical activity in this population, a clear ...
  • Sources of stress for pharmacy students in a nationwide sample 

    Votta, Robert J.; Benau, Erik M. (Elsevier, 2014-06-12)
    Objective: The purpose of this study is to provide insight into the sources of stress experienced by current professional year pharmacy students in the United States. Methods: An online survey related to the sources ...
  • Perceived closeness to multiple social connections and attachment style: A longitudinal examination 

    Lee, Juwon; Gillath, Omri (SAGE, 2016)
    Throughout life people form multiple close connections. These connections play an important role, such as social and instrumental support. Despite this, relatively little is known about how and why closeness to multiple ...
  • Metabolic Syndrome and Cognitive Decline in Early Alzheimer’s Disease and Healthy Older Adults 

    Watts, Amber; Loskutova, Natalia; Burns, Jeffrey M.; Johnson, David K. (IOS Press, 2013-01)
    Metabolic syndrome (MetS) is a cluster of risk factors (i.e., abdominal obesity, hypertension, dyslipidemia, glucose and insulin dysregulation) that is associated with cardiovascular disease, diabetes, and dementia. Recent ...
  • Measuring Physical Activity in Older Adults with and without Early Stage Alzheimer’s Disease 

    Watts, Amber; Vidoni, Eric D.; Loskutova, Natalia; Johnson, David K.; Burns, Jeffrey M. (Taylor & Francis, 2013-06)
    We compared subjective reports of physical activity with objective measures of physical fitness including cardiorespiratory capacity, body composition, and physical performance in 146 older adults with and without early ...
  • Neuropsychiatric Profiles in Dementia 

    Johnson, David K.; Watts, Amber; Chapin, Benjamin A.; Anderson, RaeAnn; Burns, Jeffrey M. (Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins, 2011-10)
    We compared patterns of neuropsychiatric symptom across four dementia types (AD, VAD, DLB, PDD), and two mixed groups (AD/VAD, AD/DLB) in sample of 2,963 individuals from the National Alzheimer’s Coordinating Center Uniform ...
  • Mixed-Effects Location Scale Model of Physical Activity Data 

    Watts, Amber; Walters, Ryan W.; Hoffman, Lesa; Templin, Jonathan (Public Library of Science, 2016)
    The data file is from a larger study on physical activity in older adults with and without Alzheimer’s disease conducted from 2012 to 2015. Each row of data represents one hour of activity as monitored by Actigraph GT3X+. ...
  • Reduced Lean Mass in Early Alzheimer Disease and Its Association With Brain Atrophy 

    Burns, Jeffrey M.; Johnson, David K.; Watts, Amber; Swerdlow, Russell H.; Brooks, William M. (American Medical Association, 2010-04)
    Objective: To examine body composition in individuals with early AD and without dementia and its relation to cognition and brain volume. Design: Cross-sectional case-control study. Participants: Individuals without ...
  • Speech error and tip of the tongue diary for mobile devices 

    Vitevitch, Michael S.; Siew, Cynthia S. Q.; Castro, Nichol; Goldstein, Rutherford; Gharst, Jeremy A.; Kumar, Jeriprolu J.; Boos, Erica B. (Frontiers, 2015-08-13)
    Collections of various types of speech errors have increased our understanding of the acquisition, production, and perception of language. Although such collections of naturally occurring language errors are invaluable for ...
  • A Combined Measure of Vascular Risk for White Matter Lesions 

    Watts, Amber; Honea, Robyn A.; Billinger, Sandra A.; Rhyner, Kathleen; Hutfles, Lewis; Vidoni, Eric D.; Burns, Jeffrey M. (Wiley, 2015-08-18)
    Background Though hypertension is a commonly studied risk factor for white matter lesions (WMLs), measures of blood pressure may fluctuate depending on external conditions resulting in measurement error. Indicators of ...
  • A Compensatory Control Account of Meritocracy 

    Goode, Chris; Keefer, Lucas A.; Molina, Ludwin E. (PsychOpen, 2014)
    Why are people motivated to support social systems that claim to distribute resources based on hard work and effort, even when those systems seem unfair? Recent research on compensatory control shows that lowered perceptions ...
  • Examining the Influence of Behavioral Factors on Compliance and Persistence with Glatiramer Acetate Injection for Relapsing-Remitting Multiple Sclerosis 

    Oleen-Burkey, MerriKay; Pardo, Gabriel; Zwibel, Howard; Denney, Doug (OMICS International, 2014-05-25)
    Objective: To evaluate the relationship between compliance and persistence with glatiramer acetate (GA) and the behavioral variables in the transtheoretical model of change. Methods: Patients diagnosed with relapsing-remitting ...
  • “Not in their right mind”: the relation of psychopathology to the quantity and quality of creative thought 

    Ramey, Christopher H.; Chrysikou, Evangelia G. (Frontiers, 2014-07-30)
    The empirical link between psychopathology and creativity is often correlational and fraught with suspiciously causal interpretations. In this paper, we review research in favor of the position that certain forms of ...
  • More than pretty pictures? How illustrations affect parent-child story reading and children's story recall 

    Greenhoot, Andrea Follmer; Beyer, Alisa M.; Curtis, Jennifer (Frontiers, 2014-07-22)
    Previous research showed that story illustrations fail to enhance young preschoolers' memories when they accompany a pre-recorded story (e.g., Greenhoot and Semb, 2008. In this study we tested whether young children might ...
  • MIMIC DIF Testing When the Latent Variable Variance Differs Between Groups 

    Carroll, Ian Andrew (University of Kansas, 2014-12-31)
    Multiple indicators multiple causes (MIMIC) models (Joreskog & Golberger 1975) can be employed in a psychometric context to test for differential item functioning (DIF) between groups on the measurement of a latent variable ...

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