Krista Carver

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The daily biological clock regulates the timing of sleep and physiological processes that are of fundamental importance to human health, performance, and well-being. Environmental parameters of relevance to biological clocks include (1) daily fluctuations in light intensity and temperature, and (2) seasonal changes in photoperiod (day length) and(More)
BACKGROUND Daily cycles of sleep/wake, hormones, and physiological processes are often misaligned with behavioral patterns during shift work, leading to an increased risk of developing cardiovascular/metabolic/gastrointestinal disorders, some types of cancer, and mental disorders including depression and anxiety. It is unclear how sleep timing, chronotype,(More)
This paper explores the meaning of living with Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) using Parse's theory of man-living-health as the conceptual framework. The design of the study is based on the qualitative descriptive method. Analysis of the data gathered from interviews with fourteen subjects reveals the emergence of three themes related to the(More)
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