Lisa Larson

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Recent studies have shown an association between uncontrollable stress and abdominal fat distribution. It has been suggested that changes in cortisol secretion might represent one possible mechanism for this relationship. This study investigated whether body fat distribution, determined by waist-to-hip ratio (WHR), is related to salivary cortisol levels in(More)
Five patients with a fragile site at 16q22-23 and neuropsychiatric disorders are reported. Three of five had Tourette disorder, three had mental retardation, two had bipolar disorder, and one had autistic disorder. During our attempts to study the fragile sites in more detail we were unable to reproduce the fragile sites found several years earlier. The(More)
  • Lisa M Larson Vitae, P P Heppner, Larson, Heppner, A H Larson, Petty +3 others
  • 2016
Dissertation: " Problem-solving appraisal with male alcoholics " (1983). Cognitive variables associated with personal problem-solving styles: Implications for counseling. A critique of problem-solving training: Where to from here.
The present study examined the effect of perceived problem-solving ability (self-identified effective and ineffective) operationalized by Heppner and Petersen's Problem Solving Inventory (PSI) and random feedback (success vs. failure) on participants' attributions. A total of 30 female and 30 male teacher trainees who had scored in the top and bottom(More)
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