Jessica L. Webster

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OBJECTIVE To compare the effectiveness of the transfer of training and functional approaches in improving perceptual and functional abilities after stroke. DESIGN Patients identified as having perceptual problems were randomly allocated to either the transfer of training approach or the functional approach for perceptual treatment. On completion of six(More)
The authors examined the relationship between body dissatisfaction and self-image across the life span. A sample of 106 women between the ages of 20 and 65 years completed questionnaire measures of body dissatisfaction, body importance, cognitive control over the body, self-concept, and self-esteem. The authors found that body dissatisfaction and body(More)
The purpose of the present study was to examine the effects of participation in an integrated play group on the joint attention, symbolic play and language behavior of two young boys with autism. Two 6-year-old twin brothers participated in this study, along with three typically developing girls, ages 5, 9 and 11. A multiple baseline design was used with(More)
OBJECTIVES This paper examines the effects of new technology on team communication and information flow in a complex work environment, and offers design suggestions for improved team performance. BACKGROUND Case study of a robot-assisted cholecystectomy procedure revealed teamwork disruption and an increase in the complexity of information flow and(More)
Compared progressive relaxation training (PRT), self-induced relaxation training (SRT), and a rest quietly (RQ) control condition on measures of tonic physiological arousal and phasic physiological and subjective reactions to fearful stimuli. The Mutilation Anxiety Questionnaire was used to identify 48 male and female participants for the two training(More)
White women aged 25-34 years (n 264) from the lower socio-economic classes (C2, D and E) were classified according to their motivation in respect of health and their educational attainment and arithmetical ability. They were randomly allocated to three groups. One group (test) was given a course in basic nutrition consisting of a video and booklet, each(More)
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