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Full 3rd Edition, 2016 Loyola Marymount University and Loyola Law School

Full 3rd Edition

Journal of Clinical Art Therapy

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Visual Sexualities: Exploring An Integration Of Art And Sex Therapies, Jillien Kahn 2016 Widener University - Main Campus

Visual Sexualities: Exploring An Integration Of Art And Sex Therapies, Jillien Kahn

Journal of Clinical Art Therapy

This research explores the potential of integrating art and sex therapies. Three interviews were performed: two with certified art therapists one with a certified sex therapist, in order to understand how each of these professionals approaches issues of sexuality and creative expression within his or her practice. The resulting data was compared within and between each interviewee, resulting three overarching themes through which the challenges regarding this integration can be understood. It was found that there is great potential for an integration of the two therapies, provided clinicians have access to appropriate training, as well as a deeper understanding of ...


Exploring Ranges, Tensions, And Potential Integrations: Editorial Notes For Jcat’S 3rd Edition, Einat Metzl 2016 Loyola Marymount University

Exploring Ranges, Tensions, And Potential Integrations: Editorial Notes For Jcat’S 3rd Edition, Einat Metzl

Journal of Clinical Art Therapy

No abstract provided.


Front Matter, 2016 Loyola Marymount University and Loyola Law School

Front Matter

Journal of Clinical Art Therapy

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Unconfessing Transgender: Dysphoric Youths And The Medicalization Of Madness In John Gower’S “Tale Of Iphis And Ianthe”, M W. Bychowski 2016 The George Washington University

Unconfessing Transgender: Dysphoric Youths And The Medicalization Of Madness In John Gower’S “Tale Of Iphis And Ianthe”, M W. Bychowski

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On the brink of the twenty-first century, Judith Butler argues in “Undiagnosing Gender” that the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM) defines the psychiatric condition of “Gender Identity Disorder” (or “Gender Dysphoria”) in ways that control biological diversity and construct “transgender” as a marginalized identity. By turning the study of gender away from vulnerable individuals and towards the broader systems of power, Butler works to liberate bodies from the medical mechanisms managing difference and precluding potentially disruptive innovations in forms of life and embodiment by creating categories of gender and disability.

Turning to the brink of the 15 ...


Plasma Plp Concentration And Depressive Symptomatology, Over Time, In Older Latino Adults, Sandra P. Arévalo, Tammy Scott, Luis M. Falcón, Katherine L. Tucker 2016 University of Massachusetts at Lowell

Plasma Plp Concentration And Depressive Symptomatology, Over Time, In Older Latino Adults, Sandra P. Arévalo, Tammy Scott, Luis M. Falcón, Katherine L. Tucker

UMass Center for Clinical and Translational Science Research Retreat

Background: Low vitamin B-6 status has been linked to depressive symptomatology. However, most studies have been cross-sectional and may not have controlled for relevant confounders. Few studies have examined this association in Latino populations at high risk for major depression.

Design: We used two-level hierarchical linear regression models (HLM) for continuous outcomes. Level-1 data included three measures of participant’s depressive symptomatology collected at baseline, 2y follow-up and 5y follow-up. Participants constituted level-2 data. Vitamin B-6 was associated with depressive symptomatology across these time points.

Objective: We examined the longitudinal association of vitamin B-6 status with depressive symptomatology across 3 ...


Race/Sex Group Modification Of The Association Between Allostatic Load And Depression: Findings From The National Health And Nutrition Examination Survey, 2005-2010, Ganga Bey, Sharina D. Person 2016 University of Massachusetts Medical School

Race/Sex Group Modification Of The Association Between Allostatic Load And Depression: Findings From The National Health And Nutrition Examination Survey, 2005-2010, Ganga Bey, Sharina D. Person

UMass Center for Clinical and Translational Science Research Retreat

Objective: We assessed whether the relationship between depression and chronic stress as measured in allostatic load (AL) differs by race and sex among US black and white adults.

Methods: Using data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) 2005-2010, we examined race/sex modification of the relationship between AL and depression in black and white women and men aged 18-64 years (n=6431). AL scores, ranging from 0-9, were calculated using 9 cardiovascular, metabolic, and immunologic biomarkers; scores ≥ 4 were considered “high-risk”. Depression was assessed using the PHQ-9; scores ≥ 10 indicate clinical depression. Logistic regression models estimated odds ...


Triad Of Suffering: Pain, Depression, And Anxiety Among Newly Admitted Nursing Homes Residents, Christine M. Ulbricht, Jacob N. Hunnicutt, Kate L. Lapane 2016 University of Massachusetts Medical School

Triad Of Suffering: Pain, Depression, And Anxiety Among Newly Admitted Nursing Homes Residents, Christine M. Ulbricht, Jacob N. Hunnicutt, Kate L. Lapane

UMass Center for Clinical and Translational Science Research Retreat

Introduction: Depression and anxiety disorders are prevalent among older adults, as is pain. These conditions are independently associated with reduced functioning and quality of life. Despite the frequent co-occurrence of all three of these disorders, little is known about the epidemiology and treatment of these disorders in nursing homes. The objectives of this study were to: 1) describe the prevalence of depression, anxiety disorders, and pain among newly admitted nursing home residents; and 2) describe the treatment of these disorders.

Methods: We used national Minimum Data Set (MDS) version 3.0 data from 2011-2012. Federally-mandated for all residents living in ...


Exercises On Overcoming Perfectionist Tendencies, Jake Yoo 2016 Washington University in St. Louis

Exercises On Overcoming Perfectionist Tendencies, Jake Yoo

Bachelor of Fine Arts Senior Papers

In my latest series, I investigate my neurotic perfectionist tendency through repetition of phrases that I understand to be true in my head, but have a problem with accepting it in my heart. This way, I am studying my personal biases and the way I perceive the world in order to break free from unwanted behaviors and process negative emotions. Louise Bourgeois is a historical precedence to my practice as whole, while the series functions similarly to Yayoi Kusama’s dot and net paintings—a psychological portrait achieved through continuous repetition of a few elements.


Science, Symptoms, And Support Groups:Adhd In The American Cultural Context, Kealy D. Fallon 2016 CUNY Hunter College

Science, Symptoms, And Support Groups:Adhd In The American Cultural Context, Kealy D. Fallon

School of Arts & Sciences Theses

This thesis is a cultural analysis of the behaviorally- and psychiatrically-defined disorder ADHD, socio-historically contextualizing it in the United States and exploring ethnographically how people affected by it talk about and organize their experience of its symptoms.


The Development Of A Standardized Tool To Evaluate Physical Health Websites Through The Lens Of Persons With Serious Mental Illness, Len L. Levin, Zlatina Kostova, Joanne Nicholson, Elaine R. Martin, Kathleen Biebel 2016 University of Massachusetts Medical School

The Development Of A Standardized Tool To Evaluate Physical Health Websites Through The Lens Of Persons With Serious Mental Illness, Len L. Levin, Zlatina Kostova, Joanne Nicholson, Elaine R. Martin, Kathleen Biebel

Kathleen Biebel

In 2015, the Lamar Soutter Library and the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Massachusetts Medical School received a grant from the National Library of Medicine to design an online tool that will provide persons with serious mental illness a means to acquire resources that will assist them in learning about co-morbidities often faced by this population. One of the first steps in creating this tool is to identify health-related websites that will meet strict quality measures applicable for use by our target audience. To facilitate this process, subject experts with skills in both mental health and physical health ...


The Development Of A Standardized Tool To Evaluate Physical Health Websites Through The Lens Of Persons With Serious Mental Illness, Len L. Levin, Zlatina Kostova, Joanne Nicholson, Elaine R. Martin, Kathleen Biebel 2016 University of Massachusetts Medical School

The Development Of A Standardized Tool To Evaluate Physical Health Websites Through The Lens Of Persons With Serious Mental Illness, Len L. Levin, Zlatina Kostova, Joanne Nicholson, Elaine R. Martin, Kathleen Biebel

Library Publications and Presentations

In 2015, the Lamar Soutter Library and the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Massachusetts Medical School received a grant from the National Library of Medicine to design an online tool that will provide persons with serious mental illness a means to acquire resources that will assist them in learning about co-morbidities often faced by this population. One of the first steps in creating this tool is to identify health-related websites that will meet strict quality measures applicable for use by our target audience. To facilitate this process, subject experts with skills in both mental health and physical health ...


On Person-Centred Therapy, Ebinepre A. Cocodia 2016 University of Notre Dame Australia

On Person-Centred Therapy, Ebinepre A. Cocodia

Ebinepre Cocodia

No abstract provided.


Law And The Sciences Of The Brain/Mind, Stephen J. Morse 2016 University of Pennsylvania Law School

Law And The Sciences Of The Brain/Mind, Stephen J. Morse

Faculty Scholarship

This chapter is a submission to the Oxford Handbook of Law and the Regulation of Technology edited by Roger Brownsword. It considers whether the new sciences of the brain/mind, especially neuroscience and behavioral genetics, are likely to transform the law’s traditional concepts of the person, agency and responsibility. The chapter begins with a brief speculation about why so many people think these sciences will transform the law. After reviewing the law’s concepts, misguided challenges to them, and the achievements of the new sciences, the chapter confronts the claim that these sciences prove that we are really not ...


Family Practice Based Interventions To Reduce Stress In Parents, Amy Campbell Hanson 2016 University of Massachusetts Medical School

Family Practice Based Interventions To Reduce Stress In Parents, Amy Campbell Hanson

Graduate School of Nursing Publications and Presentations

Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a group of neurodevelopmental disorders typically diagnosed before the age of three that effect the child’s behavior, communication and social skills. Although a pediatric neuropsychologist often confirms a diagnosis of this disorder, the primary care provider is highly involved in the ongoing care of the autistic child. It is well researched that parenting a child with ASD is correlated with high levels of stress, anxiety and depression. While the current interventions for the child with ASD vastly improve the child lifetime outcomes, there are few programs in place beyond “support group” to address the ...


Neuroimaging The Brain Function Of Schizophrenia Patients On Clozapine, Antoinette Richards 2016 Georgia State University

Neuroimaging The Brain Function Of Schizophrenia Patients On Clozapine, Antoinette Richards

Georgia State Undergraduate Research Conference

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Status And Potential Of Community-Engaged Research To Investigate Physical Activity Interventions For Children With Autism Spectrum Disorder In Chinese-American Communities, Qun Le, Weiyang Ding, Richard K. Fleming 2016 University of Massachusetts Boston

Status And Potential Of Community-Engaged Research To Investigate Physical Activity Interventions For Children With Autism Spectrum Disorder In Chinese-American Communities, Qun Le, Weiyang Ding, Richard K. Fleming

Community Engagement and Research Symposia

Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) engage in less physical activity (PA), and in one estimate (Curtin et al., 2010) were 1.3 times more likely to be obese than their typically developing (TD) peers. Barriers to PA in children with ASD exist at the individual, family/peer and community levels of the socio-ecological model. Research on multilevel adaptations to PA programs has been promising. With adapted coaching, adolescents with ASD have achieved fitness gains equal to those seen in TD children, and have performed high levels of moderate-intensity PA in community settings. Social skills development has also been noted ...


Functional Impairment And Changes In Depression Subtypes For Women In Star*D: A Latent Transition Analysis, Christine Ulbricht, Anthony Rothschild, Kate Lapane 2016 University of Massachusetts Medical School

Functional Impairment And Changes In Depression Subtypes For Women In Star*D: A Latent Transition Analysis, Christine Ulbricht, Anthony Rothschild, Kate Lapane

Anthony J. Rothschild

OBJECTIVE: To characterize the association between functional impairment and major depression subtypes at baseline and to characterize changes in subtypes by functional impairment level in women receiving citalopram in level 1 of the Sequenced Treatment Alternatives to Relieve Depression trial.

METHOD: Women who completed baseline and week 12 study visits were included. Items from the self-reported Quick Inventory of Depressive Symptomatology were used to define the latent depression subtypes. The Work and Social Adjustment Scale was used to classify baseline functional impairment. A latent transition analysis model provided estimates of the prevalence of subtype membership and transition probabilities by functional ...


The Association Between Midlife Physical Activity And Depressive Symptoms In Late Life: Age Gene/Environment Susceptibility-Reykjavik Study, Milan Chang, Jon Snaedal, Bjorn Einarsson, Sigurbjorn Bjornsson, Jane Saczynski, Thor Aspelund, Melissa Garcia, Vilmundur Gudnason, Tamara Harris, Lenore Launer, Palmi Jonsson 2016 National University Hospital of Iceland

The Association Between Midlife Physical Activity And Depressive Symptoms In Late Life: Age Gene/Environment Susceptibility-Reykjavik Study, Milan Chang, Jon Snaedal, Bjorn Einarsson, Sigurbjorn Bjornsson, Jane Saczynski, Thor Aspelund, Melissa Garcia, Vilmundur Gudnason, Tamara Harris, Lenore Launer, Palmi Jonsson

Jane S. Saczynski

BACKGROUND: There is little evidence on the long-term association between physical activity (PA) and depressive symptoms in old age. We examined the association of midlife PA and depressive symptoms in late life.

METHODS: A large community-based population residing in Reykjavik, Iceland, participated in a longitudinal study with an average of 25 years of follow up. Midlife PA was categorized as active and inactive groups (n = 4,140, Active = 1,292, Inactive = 2,848, mean age 52+/-7 years). The main outcome had six or higher depressive symptoms assessed by the 15-item Geriatric Depression scale. Participants who had a history of ...


Does Social Media Help Fuel Eating Disorders?, Trish Lieberman MS, RD, LDN 2016 The Renfrew Center

Does Social Media Help Fuel Eating Disorders?, Trish Lieberman Ms, Rd, Ldn

Explorer Café

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