OBJECTIVE This study examined the hypothesis that families of adults with severe mental illness who participate in either a group family education workshop or individual family consultation will try to seek more assistance from community services than those in a control group assigned to a waiting list. METHODS A total of 225 family members who agreed to… (More)
The retention of benefits from two models of family education was compared with maturational effects in an untreated control group. The three-month interventions showed an initial effect for self-efficacy regarding a mentally ill relative that did not significantly diminish during the following six months. However, no significant differences on this measure… (More)
Automatisiertes Lastmanagement hat das Potenzial, in einem zukünftigen, mit Kommunikationsinfrastruktur ausgestattetem Stromnetz durch Verschiebung von elektrischen Lasten trotz einer hohen Dichte an erneuerbarer Erzeugung die Leistungsbalance zu gewährleisten. Dieses Paper stellt eine systematische Herangehensweise vor, die eine umfassende Bewertung und… (More)
– Prediction is very difficult – especially if its about the future – VII – You can't connect the dots looking forward; you can only connect them looking backwards. So you have to trust that the dots will somehow connect in your future. – Steve Jobs VIII Abstract The increasing number of distributed power generation also requires an increase in flexibility… (More)
The goal of the Reference Architecture for Secure Smart Grids in Austria (RASSA) initiative is to design and establish a technical reference architecture specification in coordination with all relevant stakeholders. This goal is realized across multiple projects. This paper first motivates the need for developing a coordinated smart grids reference… (More)
—Through the increasing electricity generation from renewable energy sources the power infrastructure not only in Europe received new stimuli to find unique and novel solutions. Especially the integration of information exchange into the infrastructure lead to the definition of the actual research topic of smart grids. Austrian researchers and industry… (More)
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