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An investigation of the latent structure of mania in the Epidemiologic Catchment Area
Although a number of prominent theories conceptualize mania as continuous with normal human functioning, it is typically regarded as a categorical (present vs. absent) phenomenon in research and practice. The present ...
Moving vertically: A research method, grounded in the social sciences, about the built environment's influence on social integration
Paradigms have emerged pertaining to the theory of person-environment relationships specific to people with mobility conditions. Disability, according to the social model, is not a function of the person but of the ...
There and back again: Discourse and pragmatic strategies for describing spatial locations in narrative fiction
In this report, I critique discourse psychologists' dismissal of spatial information in narrative based on their use of short texts that violate conversational implicatures (Grice). I proceed to follow linguists' work ...
Living long term with HIV/AIDS: An examination of health status, quality of life, and employment concerns
The present study is an exploratory analysis of employment barriers for people living with HIV/AIDS as a function of health status and quality of life. The purpose of the study was to identify predictors of employment ...
Essays on virtual ego development
This dissertation proposes a new paradigm that may lay the groundwork for analyzing various aspects of online users' behaviors. The main idea of this paradigm is that a user's behavior in a virtual society is the projection ...
Behavioral and academic competencies associated with English language learner status
Twenty percent of the children in the United States ages 5 to 17 years old are English language learner (ELL) students. Research suggests that ELL students are at risk for high rates of externalizing behaviors and poor ...