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This study examines the association between suicidal ideation and sleep disturbances in a sample of treatment-seeking Canadian Forces members and veterans, after controlling for probable posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), major depressive disorder (MDD), generalised anxiety disorder (GAD), and alcohol use disorder (AUD). Subjects included members and(More)
BACKGROUND Although a number of suicide-risk assessment tools are available to clinicians, the high levels of suicide still evident in society suggest a clear need for new strategies in order to facilitate the prevention of suicidal behaviors. AIMS The present study examined the utilization of a new structured clinical interview called the Scale for(More)
Despite efforts to elucidate the relationship between traumatic event exposure and adverse mental health outcomes, our ability to understand why only some trauma-exposed individuals become emotionally affected remains challenged. The aim of the current study is to determine the relations between social support, religiosity, and number of lifetime traumatic(More)
The rabbit urinary bladder actively absorbs Na(+) from the urine. The rate-limiting step in this process is the diffusion of Na(+) across the apical membrane of bladder epithelial cells, mediated by amiloride-sensitive epithelial Na(+) channels. We have investigated the effects of cAMP on epithelial Na(+) channel activity in the rabbit bladder by measuring(More)
The present study examined the Adult Needs and Strengths Assessment-Abbreviated Referral Version ratings for a group of 272 incoming psychiatric patients over a 2-yr. period to assess whether the rating scale was useful in predicting clinical placement for psychiatric treatment. Participants were patients (125 women) admitted to Regional Mental Health Care,(More)
In this report we propose that activity theory provides a useful framework for understanding how students learn to write in a foreign language and how student and classroom practices evolve over time. Moving away from the predominant focus of foreign language pedagogy (at least in the U.S.) on the individual, activity theory emphasizes the sociocultural and(More)
Acknowledgements: We are grateful to Michael Davern and Shamis Mohamoud of NORC at the University of Chicago and to Peter Graven and Kathleen Call at SHADAC for their comments and analytical support. Brett O'Hara, Charles Nelson, and analysts at the U.S. Census Bureau provided excellent guidance and data support. Disclaimer: This paper is released to inform(More)