Marianna Walker

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OBJECTIVE To examine factors affecting children's willingness to share activities with a peer presented as physically handicapped. METHOD Participants were 120 elementary school children randomly assigned to view a video of an ambulatory child or the same child in a wheelchair. They rated, on the Shared Activities Questionnaire (SAQ), their own(More)
Thirty-five children ages 6-12 years were asked to complete two alternate forms of the Hopkins Verbal Learning Test-Revised (HVLT-R), once with the instruction to feign cognitive impairment and once instructed to do their best. They were also asked to complete the Test of Memory Malingering (TOMM). Regardless of condition, children performed comparably to(More)
Sixty-five college-aged adults participated in a study that examined the effects of trait and state anxiety on learning positive and negative emotional words from the Affective Auditory Verbal Learning Test (AAVL). Self-reported state and trait anxiety were measured via Speilberger's State-Trait Anxiety Inventory (STAI). Each participant completed the five(More)
OBJECTIVE To compare the rates of mental health problems, disability and use of health and social services of older people living in sheltered accommodation with those of the rest of the community in the same age group. DESIGN Door-to-door survey in randomly selected enumeration districts. The districts contained three sheltered accommodation complexes.(More)
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