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The purpose of this study was to determine whether there are personality differences between members of Alcoholics Anonymous and nonmembers . A total of 91 alcoholics who were active members of A.A. and who had completed at least six months of abstinence were matched by race and sex with 91 alcoholics who had recently completed alcoholism treatment and who(More)
INTRODUCTION American Indians have a disproportionately higher risk of developing type 2 diabetes. Few data are available about the perceptions of diabetes among American Indians, and no culturally appropriate tools are available for assessment of perceptions related to health and diabetes. METHODS A diabetes prevention assessment tool was developed to(More)
iv ACKNOWLEDGMENTS First and foremost, I would like to acknowledge Dr. Carrie Winterowd, my chair, and express my gratitude to her for contributions to this research project. In am indebted to Dr. Winterowd for the long hours spent guiding my research and revising my work. Throughout the process, Dr. Winterowd has been a remarkable mentor who offered(More)
Dean of the Graduate College iii ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS There have many individuals who have contributed to my success in this dissertation project and throughout my doctoral study. To begin, I am grateful for the support of Dr. Dale Fuqua, my advisor and chair. Undoubtedly, the quality of this project is greatly due to his mentorship and guidance. I learned a(More)