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Several issues concerning the factors of the Private Self-Consciousness Scale (PRSC) of Fenigstein et al. (1975) are examined, including possible artifactuality and appropriate conceptualization. Findings confirm the existence of the 2 factors reported in previous research (Burnkrant & Page, 1984; Lennox, Welch, Wolfe, Zimmerman, & Dixon, 1987; Mittal &(More)
Previous studies have related levels of plasma corticosterone (CORT) of seabirds to variation in foraging conditions during the breeding period, but it is unclear whether similar relationships between foraging conditions and baseline CORT exist during other life stages. We validated methods for identifying baseline CORT of lethally sampled birds and(More)
Gains made during rehabilitation following stroke were maintained or improved by the majority of rehabilitants when assessed 2 to 12 years later. Five measures of rehabilitative activity studied were self care, mobility, amount of time spent at the rehabilitant's major daily activity, vocational status, and over-all rehabilitative status. Independent(More)
A modified version of an outcome-oriented quality-assurance system was used to assess the care received by patients, aged 21 to 60 years, with completed stroke, who had participated for at least three weeks in a rehabilitation program. Care for 110 patients was evaluated by comparing actual results with a set of standards for outcomes produced by practicing(More)