A. Gill Waters

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According to self-efficacy and relapse theories. abstinence self-efficacy (ASE) ratings should be context-specific: they should vary across situations. This variability may be important, as it could signal high-risk for relapse situations. In this study, confirmatory factor analysis was used to identify situational variability in a novel ASE assessment(More)
This study examined the roles of hunger, food craving and mood in the binge-eating episodes of bulimic patients, and identified the critical factors involved in the processes surrounding binge-eating episodes that follow cravings. This was a prospective study of the binge-eating behaviour of 15 women with bulimia nervosa. The participants used food intake(More)
OBJECTIVE This research examined the internal and external factors that predict whether a food craving develops into a binge in bulimia nervosa. METHOD Fifteen bulimic women kept diary records of food cravings over the course of a week, noting their internal state, environmental triggers, and whether the craving developed into a binge. Eighty cravings(More)
Distributed System design is a highly complicated and non-trivial task. The problem is characterized by the need to design multi-threaded, multi-processor, and multi-media systems. Design frameworks such as Open Distributed Processing (ODP), the ITU/ISO standard, provide significant, theoretical, guidance and aids towards the provision of successful(More)
Conventional delivery mechanisms for many-to-many multicast services consider either a single shared tree or a source rooted trees approach. These two mechanisms complement each other in terms of performance and protocol complexity. In this paper, we describe a design that uses multiple shared trees that would provide a balance between these two extreme(More)