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Explainer: What Are Personality Disorders And How Are They Treated?, Brin F. S Grenyer Jan 2015

Explainer: What Are Personality Disorders And How Are They Treated?, Brin F. S Grenyer

Faculty of Social Sciences - Papers

Filmmakers know personality disorders make for compelling viewing. Think of attention-seeking Scarlett O'Hara in Gone with the Wind (1939). Or the manipulation and callous disregard for others in Silence of the Lambs (1991), The Talented Mr. Ripley (1999) and Chopper (2000). Then there are the fears of abandonment and emotional instability in Fatal Attraction (1987) and Girl, Interrupted (1999). Cinema is less adept, however, at showing the ordinary joys, heartache and sometimes suicidal despair of the friends, workers or relatives we might know with personality disorders.


Dykes On Bikes And The Long Road To Mardi Gras, Anna De Jong Jan 2015

Dykes On Bikes And The Long Road To Mardi Gras, Anna De Jong

Faculty of Social Sciences - Papers

The Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras festival is here again. The festival's pinnacle and most attended event, the Parade, will see hundreds of thousands flocking to Sydney's Oxford Street this Saturday for a mix of politics, revealing costumes, buffed bodies, flamboyance and celebration. As is tradition, the sounds of more than 100 Dykes on Bikes revving their engines and blasting their horns will mark the beginning of the party. For the Queensland Dykes on Bikes, however, Mardi Gras is about more than leading the parade and attending parties. Much interest in Mardi Gras is given to its ...


Spatiotemporal Variation In Diabetes Mortality In China: Multilevel Evidence From 2006 And 2012, Maigeng Zhou, Thomas Astell-Burt, Peng Yin, Xiaoqi Feng, Andrew Page, Yunning Liu, Jiangmei Liu, Yichong Li, Shiwei Liu, Limin Wang, Lijun Wang, Linhong Wang Jan 2015

Spatiotemporal Variation In Diabetes Mortality In China: Multilevel Evidence From 2006 And 2012, Maigeng Zhou, Thomas Astell-Burt, Peng Yin, Xiaoqi Feng, Andrew Page, Yunning Liu, Jiangmei Liu, Yichong Li, Shiwei Liu, Limin Wang, Lijun Wang, Linhong Wang

Faculty of Social Sciences - Papers

Background: Despite previous studies reporting spatial in equality in diabetes prevalence across China, potential geographic variations in diabetes mortality have not been explored. Methods: Age and gender stratified annual diabetes mortality counts for 161 counties were extracted from the China Mortality Surveillance System and interrogated using multilevel negative binomial regression. Random slopes were used to investigate spatiotemporal variation and the proportion of variance explained was used to assess the relative importance of geographical region, urbanization, mean temperature, local diabetes prevalence, behavioral risk factors and relevant biomarkers. Results: Diabetes mortality tended to reduce between 2006 and 2012, though there appeared to ...


Particle Size Penetration Of Diesel Particulate Matter Through Respirator Filter Media, Kerrie Burton, Jane L. Whitelaw, Alison L. Jones Jan 2015

Particle Size Penetration Of Diesel Particulate Matter Through Respirator Filter Media, Kerrie Burton, Jane L. Whitelaw, Alison L. Jones

Faculty of Social Sciences - Papers

Abstract presented at the American Industrial Hygiene Conference & Exposition, May 30 - June 4 2015, Salt Lake City, Utah.


Unfamiliar Faces Engaged In Non-Rigid Motion Are Processed Holistically, Daniel Piepers, Darren C. Burke, Simone K. Favelle, Catherine Stevens, Rachel Robbins Jan 2015

Unfamiliar Faces Engaged In Non-Rigid Motion Are Processed Holistically, Daniel Piepers, Darren C. Burke, Simone K. Favelle, Catherine Stevens, Rachel Robbins

Faculty of Social Sciences - Papers

Paper presented at the Australasian Experimental Psychology Conference 2015, 8-11 April 2015, Sydney, Australia.


Ground Continuity And Distance Perception: An Investigation Of The Effect Of Texture Discontinuity On Perceived Distance, Jordan Goodison, John W. Philbeck, Stephen Palmisano Jan 2015

Ground Continuity And Distance Perception: An Investigation Of The Effect Of Texture Discontinuity On Perceived Distance, Jordan Goodison, John W. Philbeck, Stephen Palmisano

Faculty of Social Sciences - Papers

Paper presented at the Australasian Experimental Psychology Conference 2015, 8-11 April 2015, Sydney, Australia.


Walking Without Visual Motion Reduces Subsequent Vection, Stephen Palmisano, Takeharu Seno, B Riecke, Shinji Nakamura Jan 2015

Walking Without Visual Motion Reduces Subsequent Vection, Stephen Palmisano, Takeharu Seno, B Riecke, Shinji Nakamura

Faculty of Social Sciences - Papers

Paper presented at the Australasian Experimental Psychology Conference 2015, 8-11 April 2015, Sydney, Australia.


Mapping Human V4: Correcting Artefact Reveals Hemifield Organisation, Harriet Taylor, Alexander M. Puckett, Zoey Jeanne Isherwood, Mark M. Schira Jan 2015

Mapping Human V4: Correcting Artefact Reveals Hemifield Organisation, Harriet Taylor, Alexander M. Puckett, Zoey Jeanne Isherwood, Mark M. Schira

Faculty of Social Sciences - Papers

Paper presented at the Australasian Experimental Psychology Conference 2015, 8-11 April 2015, Sydney, Australia.


Propensity Score Weighting For Addressing Under-Reporting In Mortality Surveillance: A Proof-Of-Concept Study Using The Nationally Representative Mortality Data In China, Kang Guo, Peng Yin, Lijun Wang, Yibing Ji, Qingfeng Li, David Bishai, Shiwei Liu, Yunning Liu, Thomas Astell-Burt, Xiaoqi Feng, Jinling You, Jiangmei Liu, Maigeng Zhou Jan 2015

Propensity Score Weighting For Addressing Under-Reporting In Mortality Surveillance: A Proof-Of-Concept Study Using The Nationally Representative Mortality Data In China, Kang Guo, Peng Yin, Lijun Wang, Yibing Ji, Qingfeng Li, David Bishai, Shiwei Liu, Yunning Liu, Thomas Astell-Burt, Xiaoqi Feng, Jinling You, Jiangmei Liu, Maigeng Zhou

Faculty of Social Sciences - Papers

Background: National mortality data are obtained routinely by the Disease Surveillance Points system (DSPs) in China and under-reporting is a big challenge in mortality surveillance. Methods: We carried out an under-reporting field survey in all 161 DSP sites to collect death cases during 2009 - 2011, using a multi-stage stratified sampling. To identify under-reporting, death data were matched between field survey system and the routine online surveillance system by an automatic computer checking followed by a thorough manual verification. We used a propensity score (PS) weighting method based on a logistic regression to calculate the under-reporting rate in different groups classified ...


Recovery In Mental Health In Western Sydney: Use Of The Integrated Atlas Of Care For Context Analysis And Planning, L Salvador-Carulla, A Fernandez, Thomas Astell-Burt, Xiaoqi Feng, J Gillespie, J Smith-Merry Jan 2015

Recovery In Mental Health In Western Sydney: Use Of The Integrated Atlas Of Care For Context Analysis And Planning, L Salvador-Carulla, A Fernandez, Thomas Astell-Burt, Xiaoqi Feng, J Gillespie, J Smith-Merry

Faculty of Social Sciences - Papers

Abstract presented at the 15th International Conference on Integrated Care, 25-27 March 2015, Edinburgh, Scotland


Prevalence And Risks Of Fascioliasis Among Adult Cohorts In Binh Dinh And Quang Ngai Provinces-Central Viet Nam, T M. Quy, Heather Yeatman, Victoria M. Flood, N C. Chuong, B V. Tuan Jan 2015

Prevalence And Risks Of Fascioliasis Among Adult Cohorts In Binh Dinh And Quang Ngai Provinces-Central Viet Nam, T M. Quy, Heather Yeatman, Victoria M. Flood, N C. Chuong, B V. Tuan

Faculty of Social Sciences - Papers

Fascioliasis (liver fluke disease) has raised significant public health concerns in the 15 regional provinces of Central Vietnam, accounting for 93% of the national incidence of the disease. No control measures to date have proven effective. Annual reports show increasing incidence of fascioliasis but they are incomplete. This cross-sectional study was conducted to identify the prevalence of fascioliasis and to describe its associated risks in three communes in Central Vietnam. 500 human blood samples were examined (ELISA); and a survey of knowledge, attitude and practice (KAP) was conducted for 600 randomly selected adults per commune. The findings suggest that overall ...


Effects Of Observing And Making Movements On Learning, Sahar Bokosmaty, Fred Paas Jan 2015

Effects Of Observing And Making Movements On Learning, Sahar Bokosmaty, Fred Paas

Faculty of Social Sciences - Papers

Abstract presented at the 8th Cognitive Load Theory Conference, Fort Collins, Colorado, USA, June 15th - 17th, 2015.


Reducing Cognitive Load: The Effects Of Gesturing On Children's Effective Working Memory Capacity, Sahar Bokosmaty, Steven J. Howard, Myrto-Foteini Mavilidi, Fred Paas Jan 2015

Reducing Cognitive Load: The Effects Of Gesturing On Children's Effective Working Memory Capacity, Sahar Bokosmaty, Steven J. Howard, Myrto-Foteini Mavilidi, Fred Paas

Faculty of Social Sciences - Papers

Abstract presented at the 8th Cognitive Load Theory Conference, Fort Collins, Colorado, USA, June 15th - 17th, 2015.


Healthy Recovery: An Opportunity To Address Smoking, Diet And Physical Activity As Part Of Alcohol And Other Substance Abuse Treatment, Peter James Kelly Jan 2015

Healthy Recovery: An Opportunity To Address Smoking, Diet And Physical Activity As Part Of Alcohol And Other Substance Abuse Treatment, Peter James Kelly

Faculty of Social Sciences - Papers

Abstract of a workshop at the ADDICTION 2015: the Australian & New Zealand Addiction Conference, Gold Coast, Australia, 20-22 May.


Building Blocks For Dementia Friendly Communities: Mapping Dementia Friendly Places And Spaces In Kiama, Christopher R. Brennan-Horley, Lyn Phillipson Jan 2015

Building Blocks For Dementia Friendly Communities: Mapping Dementia Friendly Places And Spaces In Kiama, Christopher R. Brennan-Horley, Lyn Phillipson

Faculty of Social Sciences - Papers

Abstract presented at the 30th International Conference of Alzheimer's Disease International, 15 - 18 April 2015, Perth, Australia


The Utility Of Action Research To Support The Development Of Dementia Friendly Communities, Lyn Phillipson, Christopher R. Brennan-Horley, Richard Fleming, Danika Hall, Ellen Skladzien, Kate Swaffer, Nick Guggisberg Jan 2015

The Utility Of Action Research To Support The Development Of Dementia Friendly Communities, Lyn Phillipson, Christopher R. Brennan-Horley, Richard Fleming, Danika Hall, Ellen Skladzien, Kate Swaffer, Nick Guggisberg

Faculty of Social Sciences - Papers

Abstract presented at the 30th International Conference of Alzheimer's Disease International, 15 - 18 April 2015, Perth, Australia


Integrated Literature Review - Workforce Participation And Making Decisions To Stay Or Retire, Catherine L. Andrew, Lyn Phillipson Jan 2015

Integrated Literature Review - Workforce Participation And Making Decisions To Stay Or Retire, Catherine L. Andrew, Lyn Phillipson

Faculty of Social Sciences - Papers

Abstract presented at the 30th International Conference of Alzheimer's Disease International, 15 - 18 April 2015, Perth, Australia


Flexible Respite For Carers Of People With Dementia, Lyn Phillipson Jan 2015

Flexible Respite For Carers Of People With Dementia, Lyn Phillipson

Faculty of Social Sciences - Papers

Abstract presented at the 30th International Conference of Alzheimer's Disease International, 15 - 18 April 2015, Perth, Australia


The Teacher Care Project: Enhancing Motivation, Engagement And Effort Of A-Motivated Students, Dana J. Perlman Jan 2015

The Teacher Care Project: Enhancing Motivation, Engagement And Effort Of A-Motivated Students, Dana J. Perlman

Faculty of Social Sciences - Papers

The purpose of this study was to examine the influence of different relatedness supportive settings on the motivation, engagement and effort of a-motivated students in secondary physical education. 147 a-motivated students from 5 schools were taught in a setting that was either high or low in support for their need of relatedness. Data were collected using a pretest and posttest design to examine a-motivated student's level of motivation, engagement and effort. Repeated measures ANOVA's with follow-up comparisons were utilized to analyze the data. Results indicated that students engaged in the high supportive setting significantly increased their levels of ...


From Incremental Change To Radical Disjuncture: Rethinking Everyday Household Sustainability Practices As Survival Skills, Christopher R. Gibson, Lesley M. Head, Chantel Carr Jan 2015

From Incremental Change To Radical Disjuncture: Rethinking Everyday Household Sustainability Practices As Survival Skills, Christopher R. Gibson, Lesley M. Head, Chantel Carr

Faculty of Social Sciences - Papers

Households within affluent countries are increasingly prominent in climate change adaptation research; meanwhile, social and cultural research has sought to render more complex the dynamics of domesticity and home spaces. Both bodies of work are nevertheless framed within a view of the future that is recognizable from the present, a future reached via socioecological change that is gradual rather than transformative or catastrophic. In this article, we acknowledge the agency of extreme biophysical forces and ask what everyday household life might be like in an unstable future significantly different from the present. We revisit our own longitudinal empirical research examining ...


Future Challenges For Vection Research: Definitions, Functional Significance, Measures, And Neural Bases, Stephen Palmisano, Robert S. Allison, Mark M. Schira, Robert J. Barry Jan 2015

Future Challenges For Vection Research: Definitions, Functional Significance, Measures, And Neural Bases, Stephen Palmisano, Robert S. Allison, Mark M. Schira, Robert J. Barry

Faculty of Social Sciences - Papers

This paper discusses four major challenges facing modern vection research. Challenge 1 (Defining Vection) outlines the different ways that vection has been defined in the literature and discusses their theoretical and experimental ramifications. The term vection is most often used to refer to visual illusions of self-motion induced in stationary observers (by moving, or simulating the motion of, the surrounding environment). However, vection is increasingly being used to also refer to non-visual illusions of self-motion, visually mediated self-motion perceptions, and even general subjective experiences (i.e., "feelings") of self-motion. The common thread in all of these definitions is the conscious ...


The Impact Of Marketing Of 'Junk' Foods On Children's Diet And Weight, Bridget P. Kelly, Lesley King Jan 2015

The Impact Of Marketing Of 'Junk' Foods On Children's Diet And Weight, Bridget P. Kelly, Lesley King

Faculty of Social Sciences - Papers

Contemporary Western(ised) society is typified by pervasive and aggressive brand promotion, through all communication platforms. Food promotion in particular is a dominant area of marketing, particularly the marketing by large multinational food companies that manufacturer less healthy foods and beverages (Cairns et al. , 2013). The ubiquitous marketing of these unhealthy foods contributes to creating a negative food culture that undermines international and national nutrition recommendations and guidelines for disease prevention. Specifically, frequent exposure to persuasive promotions for unhealthy foods serves to normalise these food products as part of everyday life, create positive brand images, and ultimately encourage (over) consumption ...


Mapping Methods: Using Gis For Regional And Remote Cultural Planning, Christopher R. Brennan-Horley Jan 2015

Mapping Methods: Using Gis For Regional And Remote Cultural Planning, Christopher R. Brennan-Horley

Faculty of Social Sciences - Papers

Culture and creativity have never been found exclusively in urban domains, yet only recently have researchers begun to examine creative geographies beyond axiomatic creative cities from the global north. As Chris Gibson observes in 'Creative Geographies: Tales from the "Margins"' (zoro), attention has slowly begun to turn to the periphery - small cities, regional centres and remote locations - places that don't easily fit the urban creativity script but where nascent and established creative industries can be found. Creative practitioners operating away from dense urban centres must negotiate what Susan Luckman in Locating Cultural Work (zorz) describes as the various affordances ...


Milestones: What Is The 'Right' Age For Kids To Travel Alone, Surf The Web, Learn About War?, Marc De Rosnay Jan 2015

Milestones: What Is The 'Right' Age For Kids To Travel Alone, Surf The Web, Learn About War?, Marc De Rosnay

Faculty of Social Sciences - Papers

Being a parent presents some problems. Irrespective of what you want, your children are going to take actions or be exposed to things that you may not relish. There is the ever-present possibility that they will experience things that you want to actively protect them from. The web provides some salient examples, like pornography. I really don't want my eight-year-old seeing pornography. However, when my eight-year-old asks me an important Dungeons & Dragons question like, "Dad, can a paladin do magic and wear armour?" or he wants to know how solar panels operate, I always encourage him to look on ...


Filling Up Silences-First In Family Students, Capital And University Talk In The Home, Sarah Elizabeth O'Shea Jan 2015

Filling Up Silences-First In Family Students, Capital And University Talk In The Home, Sarah Elizabeth O'Shea

Faculty of Social Sciences - Papers

Internationally, research has indicated that returning to education for older learners provides the means for growth and change, for some students this can translate into a sense of 'empowerment' and control in their personal lives. However, what is not so well researched is how having a significant 'other' present within the university landscape impacts the household and other family members. Exploring how this return to education influences others provides a basis for institutional approaches to engaging with and supporting the lifelong learning of family members, ultimately assisting in the access and participation of current and future generations. This article draws ...


Measuring Client Satisfaction In Residential Substance Abuse Services, Isabella Ingram Jan 2015

Measuring Client Satisfaction In Residential Substance Abuse Services, Isabella Ingram

Faculty of Social Sciences - Papers

Poster presentation at ADDICTION 2015: the Australian & New Zealand Addiction Conference, Gold Coast, Australia, 20-22 May.


Understanding The Active Ingredients Of Smart Recovery: Perceptions Of Group Members And Group Facilitators, Peter James Kelly, Amanda Baker, Frank P. Deane Jan 2015

Understanding The Active Ingredients Of Smart Recovery: Perceptions Of Group Members And Group Facilitators, Peter James Kelly, Amanda Baker, Frank P. Deane

Faculty of Social Sciences - Papers

Abstract of a presentation at the ADDICTION 2015: the Australian & New Zealand Addiction Conference, Gold Coast, Australia, 20-22 May.


Cognitive Load, Cues, And Task Selection In Learning Probability Calculus, Jimmie Leppink, Steven F. Raaijmakers, Fred Paas, Tamara Van Gog, Anique De Bruin, Jeroen Van Merrienboer Jan 2015

Cognitive Load, Cues, And Task Selection In Learning Probability Calculus, Jimmie Leppink, Steven F. Raaijmakers, Fred Paas, Tamara Van Gog, Anique De Bruin, Jeroen Van Merrienboer

Faculty of Social Sciences - Papers

Abstract presented at the 8th Cognitive Load Theory Conference, Fort Collins, Colorado, USA, June 15th - 17th, 2015.


Sensitivity And Specificity Of Different Measures Of Adiposity To Distinguish Between Low/High Motor Coordination, Luis Lopes, Rute Santos, Carla Moreira, Beatriz Pereira, Vítor Pires Lopes Jan 2015

Sensitivity And Specificity Of Different Measures Of Adiposity To Distinguish Between Low/High Motor Coordination, Luis Lopes, Rute Santos, Carla Moreira, Beatriz Pereira, Vítor Pires Lopes

Faculty of Social Sciences - Papers

Objective This study aimed to determine the ability of different measures of adiposity to discriminate between low/high motor coordination and to evaluate the relationship between different measures of adiposity and motor coordination. Methods This study included 596 elementary school children aged 9 to 12 years (218 females - 47.1%). Weight, height, and waist circumference were objectively measured by standardized protocols. Body fat percentage was estimated by bioelectric impedance. Body mass index and waist-to-height ratio were computed. Motor coordination was assessed by the Körperkoordination Test für Kinder. Cardiorespiratory fitness was predicted by a maximal multistage 20 m shuttle-run test of ...


Associação Entre Imc E Teste De Coordenação Corporal Para Crianças (Ktk). Uma Meta-Análise, Leonardo Gomes De Oliveira Luz, Andre Filipe Teixeira E Seabra, Rute Santos, Cristina Padez, Jose Pedro Ferreira, Manuel J. Coelho-E-Silva Jan 2015

Associação Entre Imc E Teste De Coordenação Corporal Para Crianças (Ktk). Uma Meta-Análise, Leonardo Gomes De Oliveira Luz, Andre Filipe Teixeira E Seabra, Rute Santos, Cristina Padez, Jose Pedro Ferreira, Manuel J. Coelho-E-Silva

Faculty of Social Sciences - Papers

The Body Coordination Test for Children (Körperkoordinationstest für Kinder, KTK) has been used in the evaluation of motor coordination in young people. The objective of this systematic review and meta-analysis study was to analyze the relationship between body mass index (BMI) and the motor performance by the KTK test in healthy children. The study was based on research indexed in the electronic databases PubMed and SciELO. The descriptors were "Körperkoordinationstest für Kinder" and "KTK". Studies published in English and Portuguese until October 2014 were considered. The quality of the studies was determined by PEDro and STROBE scales. Meta-analysis was performed ...