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A self-concept measure was administered to a group of 68 deaf students aged 8-19 years and a comparison group of 68 hearing students. Teachers for both of the groups completed observer reports of self-concept. Although tentative, the findings indicate that hearing teachers' perceptions of students' self-concepts are in closer agreement for hearing students(More)
Psychological assessment is a hybrid, both art and science. The empirical foundations of testing are indispensable in providing reliable and valid data. At the level of the integrated assessment, however, science gives way to art. Standards of reliability and validity account for the individual instrument; they do not account for the integration of data(More)
1. The professional literature increasingly indicates the need to educate persons with serious mental illness regarding HIV/AIDS. 2. Community-based organizations currently responding to the AIDS epidemic are poorly equipped to respond to the special needs of persons with serious mental illness. 3. Persons with serious mental illness are concerned by(More)
Personality assessment of children and adolescents experiencing an early, profound hearing loss is hampered by the lack of instruments standardized and/or developed primarily for use with deaf clients. Further compounding the problem are the relatively few psychologists trained in and/or experienced with deaf personality assessment. This article reviews the(More)
Multiple Personality Disorder (MPD) is a more and more frequently diagnosed disorder. In this article, MPD is considered the result of a dissociative defense in response to severe trauma during the formative period of personality formation. As the child dissociates to defend against the trauma, the fragments of personality develop as separate entities. The(More)
As the number of people with AIDS increases, the number of people impacted by the AIDS crisis will also increase. Larger metropolitan areas have already responded to the crisis with various services (Deuchar, 1984); but the disease has yet to fully impact on smaller cities and towns. The formation of community service groups to cope with the AIDS crisis is(More)
Corrective surgery for baldness now includes scalp reduction, hair-bearing flaps, and punch autografts. When baldness is mild to extreme in the vertex or anterior vertex, scalp reduction is usually indicated. By reducing the bald area of patient with extreme alopecia, a dense back-ground of hair is provided for implants in both the anterior vertex and(More)
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