Kathryn Fletcher

Vijaya Manicavasagar6
Stacey McCraw3
Howe Synnott2
Amelia Paterson2
6Vijaya Manicavasagar
3Stacey McCraw
2Howe Synnott
2Amelia Paterson
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West Virginia University (WVU) has multiple campuses in various and often remote areas of the state in addition to its main campus in Morgantown. Starting in August 2007, WVU's Office of Information Technology has offered a few synchronous online professional development training sessions to faculty via Wimba Classroom as an alternative to trainers(More)
BACKGROUND Gender differences in rates of bipolar disorder have been described, with most studies reporting males as over-represented in those diagnosed with a bipolar I disorder and females over-represented in those diagnosed with a bipolar II disorder. This could reflect true differences in prevalence or measurement error emerging from screening or(More)
Adobe Presenter is a tool that works with Microsoft PowerPoint to create online content presentations and SCORM modules, originally developed for use with Adobe Connect web conferencing software. It allows you to publish a PowerPoint presentation with narration, embedded Flash files, and interactive quiz questions as a Flash movie or as a PDF file that can(More)
BACKGROUND Anhedonia represents a core symptom of major depression and may be a potential marker for melancholia. However, current understanding of this construct in depressive sub-types is limited. METHOD Participants were recruited from the Black Dog Institute (Sydney) and Massachusetts General Hospital (Boston). Diagnostic groups were derived on the(More)
The Hypomanic Personality Scale (HPS) was designed to measure a predispositional personality style to bipolar disorder. Its properties have largely been assessed in non-clinical samples. We undertook a number of analyses to determine if it is likely to be a measure of actual personality style or is confounded by items capturing hypomanic/manic mood(More)
BACKGROUND The Experiences of Therapy Questionnaire (ETQ) is a reliable measure of adverse effects associated with psychotherapy. The measure has not been subject to validity analyses. This study sought to examine the validity of the ETQ by comparison against a measure of therapist satisfaction. METHODS Participants were recruited from the Black Dog(More)
Current diagnostic criteria define bipolar I (BP I) and bipolar II (BP II) disorders as distinct conditions, differing only slightly by clinical features. This review seeks to identify commonalities and differentiating features across the two sub-types, and emphasize that differences in causes and treatments are likely to be highly dependent on the(More)
OBJECTIVE As coping responses have the capacity to distinctly influence the illness course in affective disorders, they form targets for psychological intervention. Beneficial effects have been reported for interventions incorporating adaptive coping in bipolar disorder. Identification of differential coping preferences in bipolar disorder sub-types has(More)
BACKGROUND There is limited research examining temperament and personality in bipolar II disorder. We sought to determine any over-represented temperament and personality features in bipolar II disorder compared to other affective groups. METHOD Scores on a self-report measure of temperament and personality were examined in a sample of 443 participants(More)