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“Find That Balance:” The Impact Of Cultural Consonance And Dissonance On Mental Health Among Utah And Mormon Women, Francois Dengah Dec 2019

“Find That Balance:” The Impact Of Cultural Consonance And Dissonance On Mental Health Among Utah And Mormon Women, Francois Dengah

Francois Dengah

Cultural consonance and religious participation are both associatedwith salutogenic
mental health outcomes. Yet studies of religious and other cultural models must take
into account multiple and conflicting cultural norms. In this article, we explore the
consequences of trying to adhere to the oppositional cultural models of religious
(Latter-day Saint or Mormon) and secular American gender roles as perceived by
college-aged women at a Utah university. Using cultural consensus and cultural
consonance analysis, we demonstrate that while conforming with one model may
provide social and mental health benefits, striving for consonance with both results
in increased perceived stress levels for Latter-day ...


Nba Finals Live Stream Online Full Games Free, Nba Finals Live Stream Dec 2019

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The Flow Of History Along Ridley Creek Dec 2019

The Flow Of History Along Ridley Creek

Walt Cressler

Ridley Creek flows southeast for 24 miles from the South Valley Hills of southern Chester County through Delaware County, Pennsylvania, where it enters the Delaware River between the City of Chester and the Borough of Eddystone. Ridley Creek and its tributaries flow within a narrow 38 square mile watershed that includes parts of eleven townships, five boroughs, and one city. This illustrated story highlights many of the natural and cultural features of the Ridley Creek watershed, from its sources to where the creek finally meets the waters of the Delaware River.


The Flow Of History Along Crum Creek Dec 2019

The Flow Of History Along Crum Creek

Walt Cressler

Crum Creek flows for 24 miles from the southern flank of the South Valley Hills in Malvern Borough in Chester County, Pennsylvania, through Willistown Township and into Delaware County, where it joins the Delaware River between Eddystone Borough and Ridley Township. The watershed includes 15 municipalities within its 38 square mile area. This illustrated story highlights many of the natural and cultural features of the Crum Creek watershed, from its sources to where the creek finally meets the waters of the Delaware River.


The Flow Of History Along Chester Creek Dec 2019

The Flow Of History Along Chester Creek

Walt Cressler

The Chester Creek watershed comprises 67.2 square miles of southeastern Pennsylvania and includes parts of fourteen townships, five boroughs, and one city. The main branch flows from its source in Westtown Township and runs a length of 24.5 miles through rural, suburban, and urban parts of Chester and Delaware Counties before reaching the Delaware River.This illustrated story highlights many of the natural and cultural features of the Chester Creek watershed, from its sources to where the creek finally meets the waters of the Delaware River.


Cara Bermain Ceme Online.Docx, Bandar Cemeqq Dec 2019

Cara Bermain Ceme Online.Docx, Bandar Cemeqq

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874572_1766187367_Dissertationeditor-12315.Pdf, Ethan Lee Dec 2019

874572_1766187367_Dissertationeditor-12315.Pdf, Ethan Lee

Ethan Lee

The dissertation is one of the most crucial tasks that a student does in his/her academic years. This is why professional dissertation editors suggest checking it carefully. A dissertation’s quality can improve largely if it is edited properly. However, it requires constant practice to acquire great editing skills. However, if one follows a few techniques, he/she can do a pretty good job at editing a copy.
Here is a list of the most effective techniques one can use to edit a dissertation:


Hunting Unicorns, Aaron Edlin Dec 2019

Hunting Unicorns, Aaron Edlin

Aaron Edlin

We study the effects of above-cost exclusionary pricing and the efficacy of three policy responses by running experiments involving a monopoly incumbent and a potential entrant. Our experiments show that under a laissez-faire regime, the threat of post-entry price cuts discourages entry, and allows incumbents to charge monopoly prices. Current U.S. policy (Brooke Group) does not help. In contrast, a policy suggested by Baumol (1979) lowers post-exit prices, while Edlin’s (2002) proposal reduces pre-entry prices and encourages entry. While both policies have less competitive outcomes after entry than laissez-faire does, they nevertheless both increase consumer welfare. For Edlin ...


Ceo Equity Risk Bearing And Strategic Risk Taking: The Moderating Effect Of Ceo Personality, Mirko Benishke, Geoffrey P. Martin Dr, Lotte Glaser Nov 2019

Ceo Equity Risk Bearing And Strategic Risk Taking: The Moderating Effect Of Ceo Personality, Mirko Benishke, Geoffrey P. Martin Dr, Lotte Glaser

Geoffrey P Martin

We draw upon applied psychology literature to explore inter-agent differences in perceived risk to their equity when making strategic risk decisions. Our theory suggests behavioral agency’s predicted negative relationship between equity risk bearing and strategic risk taking is contingent upon four personality traits. Our empirical analyses, based on personality profiles of 158 CEOs of S&P 1,500 firms in manufacturing industries, indicates the relationship between executive risk bearing and strategic risk taking crosses from negative to positive for high extraversion, greater openness and low conscientiousness. These findings demonstrate that agency based predictions of CEO risk taking in response ...


Trauma And Biological Indicators, Robin Switzer Nov 2019

Trauma And Biological Indicators, Robin Switzer

Robin Switzer

Background Information: The purpose of this study is determine if biological indicators such as bio
dot, pulse rate and blood oxygen levels have a relationship with trauma recovery.
Procedures: If you agree to be in this study, I would ask you to do the following things:
1. Complete an assessment (Trauma Recovery Scale) in session, in five different sessions (total of
5 assessments taken at approximately 4 minutes each)
2. Place a bio dot (a dot placed on the skin that changes color based on measured stress levels) on
self and report color in session, in five different sessions (total ...


Creative Manifestations Of The Unconcious In Traumatized Children, Robin Switzer Nov 2019

Creative Manifestations Of The Unconcious In Traumatized Children, Robin Switzer

Robin Switzer

A look into the theoretical foundations and practical applications of unconscious manifestation work with traumatized children. Children affected by trauma can become stuck in stages and cycles of dysfunction and creative modalities have long been the natural language of childhood processing.  Review of creative modalities with passive and active engagement techniques will occur, integrated with real practice experiences and targeted to assist in the healing process for children with trauma.


Acculturative Stress Among Chinese International Students, Jenny Liang, Esther Malm Nov 2019

Acculturative Stress Among Chinese International Students, Jenny Liang, Esther Malm

Jenny Liang


As the world increasingly connects, people from different countries interact for mutual reasons including commerce and education. Relocating to other counties and cultures different from one’s own comes with benefits and challenges linked to cultural differences, adjustment and stress. Acculturative stress is the physical, mental, emotional and physiological tension brought about by culture shock or other related factors that influences the adjustment process one goes through as they transition from ones original culture to a new culture/environment (Berry, 1992)  Several empirical findings show that International students rank high in experiences of Culture shock and acculturative stress.  Acculturative stress ...


Soire_Jyang.Docx, Jianjun Yang Nov 2019

Soire_Jyang.Docx, Jianjun Yang

Jianjun Yang

When students are taking introductory  Computer Science courses, the lab activities are critical.  Tradition text based labs are accessible for average students. However, the traditional labs are difficult to be accessible for students with disabilities.  According to the statistics over 2015 and 2016, the number of students with ages 3–21 receiving special education services was 6.7 million, or 13 percent of all public school students. Among students receiving special education services, more than 1/3 had specific learning disabilities or visually-impaired disabilities. “Specific learning disability" means a disorder in one or more of the basic psychological processes involved ...


Selling Your Soul On The Information Superhighway: Consenting To Services In Direct To Consumer Tele-Mental Health, Lauri Goldkind, Lea Wolf Nov 2019

Selling Your Soul On The Information Superhighway: Consenting To Services In Direct To Consumer Tele-Mental Health, Lauri Goldkind, Lea Wolf

Lauri Goldkind

 Direct to consumer tele-mental health services--therapy delivered by video conference, email and text message--is a burgeoning model of service delivery. The practice of on-demand digital psychotherapy presents ethical questions, as new economic models, service delivery systems, and therapeutic models are introduced. Virtual therapy, now offered on a subscription basis by third-party providers, requires users to accept Terms of Service (ToS) agreements in order to access services. This article describes the results of a survey in which participants (n = 579) were asked to compare the values of the Human Rights Framework to the language of one tele-mental health platform’s Terms ...


Civil Rights And Shareholder Activism: Sec V. Medical Committee For Human Rights, Sarah C. Haan Nov 2019

Civil Rights And Shareholder Activism: Sec V. Medical Committee For Human Rights, Sarah C. Haan

Sarah Haan

This article builds upon the author's remarks at the 2018-2019 Lara D. Gass Annual Symposium: Civil Rights and Shareholder Activism at Washington and Lee University School of Law, February 15, 2019.

What does “corporate democracy” mean? How far does federal law go to guarantee public company investors a say in a firm’s policies on important social, environmental, or political issues? In 1972, the U.S. Supreme Court appeared ready to start sketching the contours of corporate democracy—and then, at the last minute, it pulled back. This Article tells the story of Securities and Exchange Commission v. Medical ...


In-Service Teacher Training: Around The World In Many Ways, Carrie Mcdermott, Andrea Honigsfeld Ed.D. Nov 2019

In-Service Teacher Training: Around The World In Many Ways, Carrie Mcdermott, Andrea Honigsfeld Ed.D.

Andrea Honigsfeld

Regardless of the subject matter or certification area, all teachers participate in professional development programs, some of which are mandated and others self-selected. Both as participants and presenters at numerous staff development sessions, invariably we have found that teachers' active participation is key to successful in-service teacher training.


In-Service Teacher Training: Around The World In Many Ways, Carrie Mcdermott, Andrea Honigsfeld Ed.D. Nov 2019

In-Service Teacher Training: Around The World In Many Ways, Carrie Mcdermott, Andrea Honigsfeld Ed.D.

Carrie McDermott

Regardless of the subject matter or certification area, all teachers participate in professional development programs, some of which are mandated and others self-selected. Both as participants and presenters at numerous staff development sessions, invariably we have found that teachers' active participation is key to successful in-service teacher training.


Canada's Fiduciary Obligation To Aboriginal Peoples In The Context Of Accession To Sovereignty By Quebec, Volume 2: Domestic Dimensions, Renée Dupuis, Kent Mcneil Nov 2019

Canada's Fiduciary Obligation To Aboriginal Peoples In The Context Of Accession To Sovereignty By Quebec, Volume 2: Domestic Dimensions, Renée Dupuis, Kent Mcneil

Kent McNeil

The Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples was established on 26 August 1991 by Order in Council P.C. 1991-1597 with the following mandate: "The Commission of Inquiry should investigate the evolution of the relationship among aboriginal peoples (Indian, Inuit and Métis), the Canadian government, and Canadian society as a whole. It should propose specific solutions, rooted in domestic and international experience, to the problems which have plagued those relationships and which confront aboriginal peoples today. The Commission should examine all issues which it deems to be relevant to any or all of the aboriginal peoples of Canada..." (P.C. 1991-1597)


Defining Aboriginal Title In The 90'S: Has The Supreme Court Finally Got It Right?, Kent Mcneil Nov 2019

Defining Aboriginal Title In The 90'S: Has The Supreme Court Finally Got It Right?, Kent Mcneil

Kent McNeil

The arrival of Europeans in North America had a profound impact on the Aboriginal peoples who had been living here for thousands of years. Virtually everything changed: unfamiliar diseases like smallpox ravished the population; the fur trade and European settlement and resource use decimated the wildlife; new technology such as firearms altered Aboriginal economies and tribal relations; Christian evangelism affected spiritual beliefs and values; European imposition of sovereignty and governmental structures weakened, and in some cases replaced, Aboriginal forms of government; and so on. But more than anything else, the taking of Aboriginal lands by Europeans has probably had the ...


White Collar Crime And Morality: How Occupation Shapes Perception, Marshall Schmidt Nov 2019

White Collar Crime And Morality: How Occupation Shapes Perception, Marshall Schmidt

Marshall Schmidt

White-collar crime is on the rise in the United States and globally. The general public has historically been seen as apathetic to white-collar criminals and their crimes; however more recent studies have shown that prior conclusions on perceptions of white-collar criminals may have been inaccurate. In this paper, I examine the role that occupation has in forming perceptions of white-collar criminals. Using Status Characteristics Theory, a structural social psychological theory that links an individual's status characteristics to evaluations of their morality, trustworthiness and competency, vignette experiments are constructed that allow for offender status and offense seriousness in various white ...


Customers’ Goal-Related Behavior In Loyalty Programs, Junzhou Zhang Nov 2019

Customers’ Goal-Related Behavior In Loyalty Programs, Junzhou Zhang

Junzhou Zhang

Goal plays a vital role in the purposive behavior of consumers, and goal pursuit represents an important psychological mechanism under loyalty programs. The purpose of my dissertation is to understand loyalty program members’ goal pursuit behavior and uncover the underlying psychological mechanisms.

The first essay examined how success or failure to achieve a tier goal affects consumers’ subsequent goal pursuit behavior. Specifically, utilizing two lab experiments and 5,719 customers’ flight activities data from a major airline’s multi-tiered frequent flyer program, this essay studied the effect of goal completion magnitude on individuals’ effort toward achieving subsequent goals, and how ...


Computer/Video Games As A Play Therapy Tool In Reducing Emotional Disturbances In Children, Kevin Boyd Hull Nov 2019

Computer/Video Games As A Play Therapy Tool In Reducing Emotional Disturbances In Children, Kevin Boyd Hull

Kevin Hull

The purpose of this study is to examine the effectiveness of computer/video games as a play therapy tool for children suffering from an emotional disturbance of sadness (pervasive feelings of irritability, loss of enjoyment in activities previously enjoyed, withdrawal from friends or family, decline in school performance, and hopelessness). Children who suffer from emotional disturbances have problems functioning in school, in social and family settings, as well as transitioning into adulthood. Play therapy is an effective and creative way to work with children with emotional disturbances. Play becomes a way for the child to communicate and heal. Computer/video ...


The Importance Of Informal Work In Supplementing Household Income, Katharine G. Abraham, Susan N. Houseman Nov 2019

The Importance Of Informal Work In Supplementing Household Income, Katharine G. Abraham, Susan N. Houseman

Susan N. Houseman

No abstract provided.


Unconditional Cash Transfers For Reducing Poverty And Vulnerabilities: Effect On Use Of Health Services And Health Outcomes In Low-And Middle-Income Countries, Frank Pega, Sze Yan Liu, Stefan Walter, Roman Pabayo, Ruhi Saith, S L. Lhachimi Nov 2019

Unconditional Cash Transfers For Reducing Poverty And Vulnerabilities: Effect On Use Of Health Services And Health Outcomes In Low-And Middle-Income Countries, Frank Pega, Sze Yan Liu, Stefan Walter, Roman Pabayo, Ruhi Saith, S L. Lhachimi

Sze Yan Liu

Background

Unconditional cash transfers (UCTs; provided without obligation) for reducing poverty and vulnerabilities (e.g. orphanhood, old age or HIV infection) are a type of social protection intervention that addresses a key social determinant of health (income) in low‐ and middle‐income countries (LMICs). The relative effectiveness of UCTs compared with conditional cash transfers (CCTs; provided so long as the recipient engages in prescribed behaviours such as using a health service or attending school) is unknown.

Objectives

To assess the effects of UCTs for improving health services use and health outcomes in vulnerable children and adults in LMICs. Secondary objectives ...


Unconditional Cash Transfers For Assistance In Humanitarian Disasters: Effects On The Use Of Health Services And Health Outcomes In Low- And Middle-Income Countries, Frank Pega, Sze Yan Liu, Stefan Walter, S K. Lhachimi Nov 2019

Unconditional Cash Transfers For Assistance In Humanitarian Disasters: Effects On The Use Of Health Services And Health Outcomes In Low- And Middle-Income Countries, Frank Pega, Sze Yan Liu, Stefan Walter, S K. Lhachimi

Sze Yan Liu

BACKGROUND:

Unconditional cash transfers (UCTs) are a common social protection intervention that increases income, a key social determinant of health, in disaster contexts in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs).

OBJECTIVES:

To assess the effects of UCTs in improving health services use, health outcomes, social determinants of health, health care expenditure, and local markets and infrastructure in LMICs. We also compared the relative effectiveness of UCTs delivered in-hand with in-kind transfers, conditional cash transfers, and UCTs paid through other mechanisms.

SEARCH METHODS:

We searched 17 academic databases, including the Cochrane Public Health Group Specialised Register, the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews ...


Trends In Nonresident Abortion Rates In New York City From 2005 To 2015: A Time Series Analysis, Emily White Johansson, Erica Lee Argov, Aileen Langston, Alison Yager, Hannah Searing, Sze Yan Liu Nov 2019

Trends In Nonresident Abortion Rates In New York City From 2005 To 2015: A Time Series Analysis, Emily White Johansson, Erica Lee Argov, Aileen Langston, Alison Yager, Hannah Searing, Sze Yan Liu

Sze Yan Liu

Abstract

OBJECTIVES:

To examine trends and utilization patterns of NYC abortion services by nonresidents since growing abortion restrictions across many states could drive women to seek care in less restrictive jurisdictions including NYC.

STUDY DESIGN:

We used data from Induced Termination of Pregnancy certificates filed with the NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene in 2005-2015. An autoregressive integrated moving average (ARIMA) model was fit to the monthly nonresident abortion rate time series. Pearson's χ2 tests determined associations between women's residence and other variables.

RESULTS:

During 2005-2015, 885,816 abortions were reported in NYC, with 76,990 ...


The Association Between Blood Pressure And Years Of Schooling Versus Educational Credentials: Test Of The Sheepskin Effect, Sze Yan Liu, Stephen L. Buka, Crystal D. Linkletter, Ichiro Kawachi, Laura Kubzansky, Eric B. Loucks Nov 2019

The Association Between Blood Pressure And Years Of Schooling Versus Educational Credentials: Test Of The Sheepskin Effect, Sze Yan Liu, Stephen L. Buka, Crystal D. Linkletter, Ichiro Kawachi, Laura Kubzansky, Eric B. Loucks

Sze Yan Liu

Purpose

Attaining a degree may offer greater opportunities for health than years of schooling alone. This study examines whether there is a degree, or “sheepskin”, effect on the association between education and blood pressure.

Methods

Multivariable-adjusted ordinal and linear regression models assessed associations of years of schooling and degree attainment with systolic and diastolic blood pressure in a sample of 552 adults aged 38–47 years.

Results

Years of schooling was inversely associated with systolic blood pressure adjusting for age, gender and race (β=−0.4, 95% CL:−0.7,−0.1 mmHg systolic blood pressure/year of schooling). Additional ...


The Role Of Place In Explaining Racial Heterogeneity In Cognitive Outcomes Among Older Adults, Sze Yan Liu, M Maria Glymou, Laura B. Zahodne, Christopher Weiss, Jennifer J. Manly Nov 2019

The Role Of Place In Explaining Racial Heterogeneity In Cognitive Outcomes Among Older Adults, Sze Yan Liu, M Maria Glymou, Laura B. Zahodne, Christopher Weiss, Jennifer J. Manly

Sze Yan Liu

Racially patterned disadvantage in Southern states, especially during the formative years of primary school, may contribute to enduring disparities in adult cognitive outcomes. Drawing on a lifecourse perspective, we examine whether state of school attendance affects cognitive outcomes in older adults and partially contributes to persistent racial disparities. Using data from older African American and white participants in the national Health and Retirement Study (HRS) and the New York based Washington Heights Inwood Cognitive Aging Project (WHICAP), we estimated age-and gender-adjusted multilevel models with random effects for states predicting years of education and cognitive outcomes (e.g., memory and vocabulary ...


Structural Racism And Odds For Infant Mortality Among Infants Born In The United States 2010, Roman Pabayo, Amy Ehntholt, Kara L. Davis, Sze Yan Liu, Peter Muening, Daniel Cook Nov 2019

Structural Racism And Odds For Infant Mortality Among Infants Born In The United States 2010, Roman Pabayo, Amy Ehntholt, Kara L. Davis, Sze Yan Liu, Peter Muening, Daniel Cook

Sze Yan Liu

Abstract

OBJECTIVES:

While ecological studies indicate that high levels of structural racism within US states are associated with elevated infant mortality rates, studies using individual-level data are needed. To determine whether indicators of structural racism are associated with the individual odds for infant mortality among white and black infants in the US.

METHODS:

We used data on 2,163,096 white and 590,081 black infants from the 2010 US Cohort Linked Birth/Infant Death Data Files. Structural racism indicators were ratios of relative proportions of blacks to whites for these domains: electoral (registered to vote and voted; state legislature ...


Structural Racism And Severe Maternal Morbidity In New York State, Sze Yan Liu, Christina Fiorentini, Zinzi Bailey, Mary Huynh, Katherine Mcveigh, Deborah Kaplan Nov 2019

Structural Racism And Severe Maternal Morbidity In New York State, Sze Yan Liu, Christina Fiorentini, Zinzi Bailey, Mary Huynh, Katherine Mcveigh, Deborah Kaplan

Sze Yan Liu

ABSTRACT

Objective: We examined the association between county-level structural racism indicators and the odds of severe maternal morbidity (SMM) in New York State.

Design: We merged individual-level hospitalization data from the New York State Department of Health Statewide Planning and Research Cooperative System (SPARCS) with county-level data from the American Community Survey and the Vera Institute of Justice from 2011 to 2013 (n = 244 854). Structural racism in each county included in our sample was constructed as the racial inequity (ratio of black to white population) in female educational attainment, female employment, and incarceration.ReSulT S: Multilevel logistic regression analysis ...