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The need exists for a psychometrically sound measure of individuals' evaluative/affective body image states. In the present investigation with 174 college students, the six-item Body Image States Scale (BISS) was developed and found to be acceptably internally consistent and moderately stable. Evincing its convergent validity, the BISS was appropriately(More)
OBJECTIVE Substantial research confirms that body image affects multiple aspects of psychosocial functioning, yet there is no direct assessment to quantify its impact on an individual's quality of life. METHOD In the present study, the Body Image Quality of Life Inventory was developed and empirically evaluated with 116 college women. RESULTS AND(More)
BACKGROUND In a trend similar to continuous electronic fetal monitoring, many hospitals are incorporating central fetal monitoring into labor and delivery suites. The objective of this study was to investigate whether the use of central fetal monitoring had an effect on neonatal outcomes or cesarean section rate. METHODS This retrospective study involved(More)
Observational studies have reported inconclusive results regarding the relationship between egg consumption (and dietary cholesterol) and the risk for cardiovascular diseases (CVDs) in individuals with type 2 diabetes, which has led to inconsistent recommendations to patients. We reviewed the evidence of egg consumption on major CVD risk factors in(More)
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