Juelyn Ireland

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Previous research has led to the development of short batteries of tests that efficiently measure the cognitive functioning of individuals with schizophrenia. To attempt to replicate previous findings, we applied an empirical test selection strategy to archival cognitive test data of two non-overlapping inpatient samples of individuals with schizophrenia or(More)
A 33-item measure of homesickness (the Homesickness Questionnaire, HQ) was derived from features of grief modified for the circumstance of separation from home. In three samples of year 1 students (N = 264) during their first year at university, total HQ scores were highly correlated with a single-item measure of homesickness used in previous studies, and(More)
Community mental health center (CMHC) outpatient clients' satisfaction and perceived problem improvement were assessed by telephoning 108 clients, representing 40% of clients discharged during the period under investigation. The CMHC's services were perceived positively, and most clients were satisfied with their therapy experience, found it helpful, and(More)
BACKGROUND Sarcoidosis is a chronic multisystem disease with a high prevalence of depression although this is often not recognised. It is not known how patients perceive their disease or the medications required for treatment. We hypothesised that perceptions of illness and beliefs about medications may relate to psychological distress in this condition. (More)
Clients' expectations about mental health care, particularly differences in these expectations as a function of social class, and the relationship of discrepancies between expectations and perceptions to treatment outcome, is examined in this study with 317 Caucasian clients. In contrast to the majority of studies, no differences in treatment expectations(More)
Random donor blood transfusions were used to prepare 183 prospective recipients for one-haplotype living-related donor (LRD) grafts or cadaver donor (CD) grafts. Five units of packed red blood cells were administered over a 7-10 day period, and weekly sera were monitored for six weeks. Sensitization was uncommon in men and nulliparous women (8/153), was of(More)