Laura Williams Steadman

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The need exists for a psychometrically sound measure of individuals' evaluative/affective body image states. In the present investigation with 174 college students, the six-item Body Image States Scale (BISS) was developed and found to be acceptably internally consistent and moderately stable. Evincing its convergent validity, the BISS was appropriately(More)
Social inertia is a term for the stability of dominance relationships despite changes in the intrinsic dominating abilities of opponents. In a standard test for social inertia, low-ranking birds in an established hierarchy receive implants with testosterone (treated) and high-ranking birds receive empty implants (untreated). Social inertia occurs when the(More)
Speed of processing training has been shown to improve cognitive functioning in normal older adults. A recent study demonstrated that middle-aged and older adults with HIV also improved on a measure of speed of processing and a measure of everyday functioning after such training. The primary objective was to examine what predicts the speed of processing(More)
OBJECTIVES To determine the prevalence of bullying and experience of bullying behaviours among postgraduate hospital dentists. DESIGN Questionnaire survey. SETTING The study was conducted among a sample of dentally qualified trainees within the UK's Hospital Dental Service. SUBJECTS AND METHODS Two hundred and twenty-seven postgraduate hospital(More)
PURPOSE To provide nurse practitioners (NPs) with a review of the 2012 Standards of Care for the management of hospitalized patients who are hyperglycemic. DATA SOURCES The 2012 American Diabetes Association's (ADA) Standards of Care for the treatment of inpatient hyperglycemia and selected evidence-based articles. CONCLUSIONS Because hyperglycemia(More)
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