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A dual-diffusion model for influenza transmission, control, and prevention in the urbanized area of Buffalo
The diffusion of influenza disease and that of individual preventive behavior are intrinsically interrelated. This dissertation presents an original dual-diffusion model to couple these two diffusion processes together. ...
Effectiveness of augmentative and alternative communication for children with autism spectrum disorder - a systematic review of the literature
Communication is crucial for growth and development and communication disorders hamper a child's ability to learn and interact socially. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effectiveness of augmentative and ...
A preliminary examination of the associations among worksite environment, worksite health culture, and modifiable employee health risk
In recent years, the focus of worksite health promotion has begun to shift from the individual employee to the worksite environment and health culture. The purpose of this study was to examine the cross-sectional associations ...
TNF in the hippocampus: Changes in the levels of this cytokine regulate symptoms of chronic pain and depression
An increased level of the cytokine tumor necrosis factor alpha (TNFα) has been shown to be involved in the manifestation of both chronic pain and depression with respect to the hippocampus. Previous studies in this lab ...
Effects of aerobic exercise training on the relative reinforcing value of HED and LED food
Motivation to eat foods can play a large role in dietary intake and therefore body weight. One way to determine a person's motivation to attain food is by measuring the reinforcing value of the food. A higher reinforcing ...
Determining the biobehavioral pain patterns for chronic spine pain assessment
Chronic Spine Pain (CSP) is the most common pain management problem. Treatment guidelines recommend a biopsychosocial approach targeting pain responses. Biobehavioral assessment is a strategy using a biopsychosocial approach ...