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The purpose of this study was to investigate the effects of a 5-week stress management program for 40 junior baccalaureate nursing students. A quasi-experimental pretest-posttest control group design was used. The stress management group included training sessions using cognitive modification techniques and Stroebel's Quieting Response (QR) augmented with(More)
This study documented the prevalence of exercise-induced asthma (bronchospasm) in rural elementary schools and described the use of a free-running asthma screening test (exercise-challenge) and peak expiratory flow rate measurements for screening in a school setting. Of 437 children screened, 25 (5.72%) had a > or = 15% decrease in post-exercise peak(More)
The purposes of this study were to describe perceived stressors and coping strategies of parents who have children with developmental disabilities and to examine similarities and differences of mothers and fathers in their perceptions of stressors and coping. A sample of 203 parents of children with developmentally disabilities, ages two through five years,(More)
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