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The Self-Efficacy Scale: Construction and Validation
Self-efficacy theory asserts that personal mastery expectations are the primary determinants of behavioral change. Further, it is suggested that individual differences in past experiences andExpand
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Pre-pubertal anorexia nervosa: a retrospective controlled study.
  • B. Jacobs, S. Isaacs
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Journal of child psychology and psychiatry, and…
  • 1 March 1986
Pre-pubertal anorexia nervosa is a challenge to the explanatory powers of the many aetiological theories. This retrospective controlled study specifically compares 20 subjects with pre-pubertalExpand
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Support for linkage of autism and specific language impairment to 7q3 from two chromosome rearrangements involving band 7q31.
Childhood autism is characterised by impairments in communication and reciprocal social interaction together with restricted/stereotyped interests, which are evident before 3 years of age. SpecificExpand
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Understanding Persistence: An Interface of Control Theory and Self-Efficacy Theory
Two current views of behavioral self-regulation (self-efficacy theory and control theory) were tested in a 2 x 2 x 2 factorial design. Ninety-six undergraduate students were exposed to high and lowExpand
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The pharmacological management of spasticity.
  • M. Saulino, B. Jacobs
  • Medicine
  • The Journal of neuroscience nursing : journal of…
  • 1 December 2006
The spectrum of antispasticity therapies is fairly broad. Familiarity with the various therapies will enable a nurse involved in the care of neurological patients to deliver the effective treatmentExpand
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Self-induced vomiting and subclinical bulimia following gastroplasty surgery for morbid obesity: A case description and report of a multi-component cognitive-behavioral treatment strategy
This article presents a case report of an individual who developed a pattern of self-induced vomiting subsequent to gastroplasty surgery for morbid obesity. A description of the history,Expand
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Synovitis of the hip in children and its significance.
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Chromatographic determination of aromatic hydrocarbons in ambient air.
  • G. Esposito, B. Jacobs
  • Chemistry, Medicine
  • American Industrial Hygiene Association journal
  • 1 August 1977
A gas chromatographic method has been developed for the determination of aromatic hydrocarbons in solvent mixtures. Bulk solvents and charcoal tube air samples may be analyzed. The procedure utilizesExpand
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Early recognition of osteochondrosis of capital epiphysis of femur.
  • B. Jacobs
  • Medicine
  • Journal of the American Medical Association
  • 6 February 1960
A comparison was made between 54 patients with osteochondrosis of the capital femoral epiphysis and 25 with synovitis of the hip. All of the former group limped, 51 had restricted hip motion, and 48Expand
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When you position a patient who's at high risk for pressure ulcers, do you have all the right moves? Test your supine and lateral positioning skills with this first of two photo guides. Next month:Expand
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