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As more people connect to the Internet, researchers are beginning to examine the effects of Internet use on users' psychological health. Due in part to a study released by Kraut and colleagues in 1998, which concluded that Internet use is positively correlated with depression, loneliness, and stress, public opinion about the Internet has been decidedly(More)
Many believe that males and females use and regard computer technology differently. Males are generally assumed to be more comfortable with, more adaptable to, and less anxious with computer technology. The same biases are now being applied specifically to Internet technology. Based on research showing that men prefer to use the Internet for information(More)
Three studies examined self-verification motives in relation to collective aspects of the self. Several moderators of collective self-verification were also examined--namely, the certainty with which collective self-views are held, the nature of one's ties to a source of self-verification, the salience of the collective self, and the importance of group(More)
INTRODUCTION This study examined whether IQ predicts neuropsychological performance among children with varying ability levels. METHOD 177 children/adolescents were subdivided as Below Average (BA; N = 71; IQ = 60-85), Average (A; N = 72; IQ = 90-110), or Above Average (AA; N = 34; IQ = 115-140) in IQ. Assessments included intelligence, achievement,(More)
OBJECTIVE This article addresses whether measures for assessing premorbid intellectual functioning are adequate for geriatric schizophrenia. METHOD We included geriatric schizophrenia-spectrum disorders (SSD; n = 37), frontotemporal dementia (FTD; n = 41), and geriatric controls (n = 107), and employed measures of verbal ability. RESULTS Pearson's(More)
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to explore whether memory deficits in schizophrenia are attributable to poor organisation/encoding during initial learning vs. memory decay. METHODS Subjects included geriatric schizophrenia/schizoaffective disorders [SSD; n = 37; age = 59.92 (55-74); education = 11.70 (7-18)]; frontotemporal dementia [FTD; n = 41;(More)
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