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Violence directed against K-12 teachers is a serious problem that demands the immediate attention of researchers, providers of teacher pre-service and in-service training, school administrators, community leaders, and policymakers. Surprisingly, little research has been conducted on this growing problem despite the broad impact teacher victimization can… (More)
OBJECTIVES To evaluate in a pilot study the usefulness of measures of health and psychosocial status for use with young people with physical and complex disability. Also to test empirically a conceptual model of the factors determining key outcomes in young disabled adults, in particular, participation (handicap). DESIGN A cross-sectional study involving… (More)
A postal questionnaire was sent to 121 patients aged 16-20 years identified from the age-sex register of an Inner London practice; 87 replied. Information was sought about adolescents' perceptions and experience of illness and health care, and their attitudes to preventive medicine. Few of the girls reported that they were in good health; 59 per cent of… (More)
This research explores the scale development process for the MMPI-2 Wiener and Harmon (1946) Subtle subscales for Depression (D) and Hysteria (Hy) to provide insight into why certain items were included on these scales and were subsequently but inappropriately assumed to be subtle indicators of the same pathology that the Obvious items measure. In this… (More)
Health visitors and lay people have been working together in Maidenhead to support women suffering from postnatal illness. Alison Jones, Tricia Watts and Sybil Romain describe how the group supplements medical and psychiatric services, by tackling the isolation women with postnatal depression can feel, and helping them through until the illness ends.