Amber M Johnston

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Anxiety sensitivity (AS) has been linked to a variety of disabling chronic health conditions, including pain-related conditions. A recent study has found that healthy women with high AS reported significantly higher levels of sensory and affective pain on an experimental cold pressor task compared to women with low AS. However, this study found no(More)
Spina bifida meningomyelocele (SBM) is a neurodevelopmental disorder associated with adequate development of word reading and single word comprehension, but deficient text and discourse comprehension. Studies of comprehension in children with SBM are reviewed in relation to a comprehension model in which meanings are either activated from the surface code(More)
Background/Objectives: Psychosis (delusions or hallucinations) is a common clinical feature in patients with Alzheim-er's disease (AD), and is estimated to affect up to half of this patient population. Psychosis is associated with increased cognitive and functional decline as well as greater caregiver burden. However, lack of understanding of the(More)
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