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)
BACKGROUND/OBJECTIVES To investigate the dietary sources of sodium and potassium and to explore the biological, behavioural and socio-demographic factors associated with a high sodium and low potassium diet in a general population. SUBJECTS/METHODS Cross-sectional dietary survey carried out in 1998 and 1999 in nationally representative samples of adults(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)
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)
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)
The development of a Community Mental Health Service for a multiethnic rural area by an academic psychology department clinical program was carried out for the purpose of providing relevant training for grauate students through realistic service functions. The population served was largely lower socioeconomic, and the available resources very limited. The(More)
If a measure of intelligence is culturally biased it is assumed that disadvantaged individuals will score lower on it than on a less biased instrument. The Cattell purports to be "culture fair" and it was compared to the WISC with a delinquent juvenile population, controlling for both order effects and individual administration. The results reveal(More)