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To assess how different facets of aging anxiety contributed to the prediction of tangible and existential death anxiety, 167 Americans of various Christian denominations completed a battery of questionnaires. Multiple regression analyses, controlling for demographic variables and previously demonstrated predictors of death anxiety, revealed that the aging(More)
BACKGROUND Ischaemic priapism (IP), which is refractory to conventional medical and surgical intervention, results in necrosis of the corpus cavernosum smooth muscle. These patients eventually develop a variable degree of corporal smooth muscle fibrosis that presents as erectile dysfunction and penile shortening. OBJECTIVES To evaluate the long-term(More)
In this study, 185 British and 143 American undergraduates completed a battery of tests that measured attitudes toward animal testing and various individual difference variables. Attitudes toward animal testing factored into two interpretable factors: general attitudes toward animal testing, and animal welfare and conditions of testing. Overall, there was(More)
PURPOSE The current management of ischemic priapism that is refractory to conventional medical therapy is a form of shunt procedure that diverts blood away from the corpus cavernosum. We assessed the outcome of the T-shunt and intracavernous tunneling for the management of ischemic priapism. MATERIALS AND METHODS During a 36-month period 45 patients(More)
OBJECTIVE To assess the outcome of not circumcising patients having surgery to correct a congenital or acquired curvature, through a subcoronal approach. PATIENTS AND METHODS In a series of 251 consecutive patients (mean age 46 years, range 17-74) that had their penis straightened by either a Lue (86), or a Nesbit procedure (162) or a combination of both(More)
To test the hypothesis that the established relationship between materialism and psychological well-being would be eliminated or significantly attenuated when controlling for social support, 159 American college students completed the Two hierarchical multiple regressions found support for this hypothesis with respect to positive affect, but not with(More)
OBJECTIVE To compare the long-term results of early and delayed insertion of a penile prosthesis (PP) in men with refractory ischaemic priapism (IP). PATIENTS AND METHODS Early insertion of a PP was carried out in 68 men with IP within a median of 7 days from the onset of priapism, while 27 had delayed insertion after a median of 5 months. The results for(More)
Four-hundred and twenty-four students completed the Big Five (NEO-FFI: Costa & McCrae, 1992) and approaches to learning (Study Process Questionnaire: Biggs, 1987) scales, and rated the personality facets they desired in a good lecturer/professor. In general, students tended most to prefer lecturers who were emotionally stable (low in Neuroticism) and(More)