Judy Cousins

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The prevalence, consequences, and resistance to treatment of obesity make it one of the most difficult psychological and medical problems in society today. The incidence of obesity is greater in Mexican Americans than in Caucasians. The purpose of this study was to apply the Transtheoretical Model of Behavior Change on a sample of Mexican American women in(More)
  • Judy Cousins
  • Community practitioner : the journal of the…
  • 2005
This is the first paper in a series of two that focus on causational factors that contribute to child physical punishment and the continuum between physical punishment, injury and child physical abuse. The papers will explore macro and microtheoretical perspectives, examine their influence on child discipline and child physical abuse and propose a framework(More)
This is the second paper in a series of two that focus on causational factors that contribute to child physical punishment, injury and child physical abuse. Paper one concentrated on the extent of child physical punishment, injuries sustained and the relationship between macrotheoretical factors. It highlighted a continuum between child physical discipline,(More)
  • Judy Cousins
  • Community practitioner : the journal of the…
  • 2013
Early recognition of mental health problems in maltreated infants, coupled with tailored support to aid recovery, has the potential to offer significant benefits to a population whose needs have perhaps remained hidden in the past. All forms of maltreatment may adversely affect infant mental health, but perhaps none more so than emotional neglect. Universal(More)
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