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The aim of this study was to determine whether information obtained from measures of motor performance taken from birth to 4 years of age predicted motor and cognitive performance of children once they reached school age. Participants included 33 children aged from 6 years to 11 years and 6 months who had been assessed at ages 4 months to 4 years using the(More)
OBJECTIVE Treatments in anorexia nervosa (AN) have not been wholly effective and, accordingly, practices need to be reviewed. The recovery model is an approach to treatment that has become a guiding principle for mental health policy worldwide that might provide promise for AN treatment. The model has received much attention in recent years; however, there(More)
Deficits in episodic memory, related to medial temporal lobe dysfunction, are a core component of schizophrenia. Rey's Auditory Verbal Learning Test (RAVLT) is one of the most widely used neuropsychological memory tasks in clinical practice but normative data are limited. Over the last 15 years, the RAVLT has been used to assess verbal episodic memory(More)
In this study, we aimed to explore the process of recovery over time from the perspective of those who had fully recovered from chronic anorexia nervosa (AN), using stringent recovery criteria. Eight women, assessed as fully recovered from chronic AN, told their story of the process of recovery. Data were analyzed using the qualitative method, narrative(More)
Creating value and continuously generating a positive Total Customer Experience (TCE) for customers is important for E-Commerce environments in order to attract and retain customers. We embarked on a study that aimed to identify those characteristics of a customer's service encounter with an E-Commerce environment that would help in generating a satisfying(More)
This study aimed to explore and synthesize expert clinical knowledge on defining and managing unhealthy exercise in adolescents with AN. The Delphi methodology was used. Clinicians (n = 25) considered experts in the treatment of AN in adolescents were recruited internationally to form the panel. The first round of the questionnaires was comprised of five(More)
Low motivation to change and low self-efficacy have been associated with poorer outcome in anorexia nervosa (AN). There is evidence to suggest that sharing personal accounts of successful recovery with patients might improve motivation as well as helplessness and hopeless-ness associated with recovery, providing an important resource for sufferers. However,(More)
Anorexia nervosa (AN) is a difficult to treat mental illness associated with low motivation for change. Despite criticisms of the transtheoretical stages of change model, both generally and in the eating disorders (EDs), this remains the only model to have been applied to the understanding of motivation to recover from AN. The aim of this pilot study was to(More)
OBJECTIVES To determine the incidence of use of complementary therapies in patients with vestibular symptoms undergoing vestibular assessment. DESIGN A prospective, questionnaire-based study. SETTING A UK university hospital department of audiology with secondary and tertiary referrals. PARTICIPANTS A consecutive series of 80 patients seen for(More)