Christopher M Byrne

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Results for 160 samples of disaster victims were coded as to sample type, disaster type, disaster location, outcomes and risk factors observed, and overall severity of impairment. In order of frequency, outcomes included specific psychological problems, nonspecific distress, health problems, chronic problems in living, resource loss, and problems specific(More)
Many factors influence physical attractiveness, including degree of symmetry and relative length of legs. We asked a sample of 112 young adults to rate the attractiveness of computer-generated female bodies that varied in terms of symmetry and leg-to-body ratio. These effects were confirmed. However, we also varied whether the person in the image was shown(More)
This study was conducted to determine the stability of conclusions derived from analyses of different ways of scoring coping responses in relation to the adjustment of subjects who had survived a burn injury. As part of a larger study of adjustment to burn injury, 260 adults who had sustained a burn injury over a 12-year period consented to complete the(More)
BACKGROUND The consequences of aggressive behavior following ABI have an impact at both an individual and systemic level. In contrast to other ABI sequelae, aggressive behavior has been shown to increase over time without appropriate timely interventions. OBJECTIVE The current meta-analysis aimed to systematically review the current literature examining(More)
AIM To explore the views of non-morbidly obese people (BMI 30-40 kg/m2) with type 2 diabetes regarding: (a) the acceptability of bariatric surgery (BS) as a treatment for type 2 diabetes, and (b) willingness to participate in randomised controlled trials comparing BS versus non-surgical intervention. BACKGROUND Despite weight management being a key(More)
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