Marion Smith

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This study examined the relative efficacy of cognitive-behavioral and behavioral treatment approaches for bulimia nervosa. Female bulimic Ss were randomly assigned to cognitive-behavioral, behavioral, or attention placebo conditions. At posttreatment, 92% of the cognitive-behavioral group, 100% of the behavioral group, and 69% of the nonspecific(More)
Using a measure of bulimia (BULIT) that has demonstrated validity and reliability, the prevalence of bulimia among three samples of college females was found to range from 2.0 to 3.8%. These percentages are substantially lower than most previous reports would suggest. Factor analysis of the BULIT data revealed that the binging factor accounted for 63% of(More)
Once upon a time, word spread that geeks could get together in a new kingdom called Cyberspace. Subjects raced to upload information onto the new kingdom. Eventually, any old jester was uploading pages. It was wonderful! It was exciting! It was unmanageable! Sometimes it was downright ugly! Nearly two years ago, California State University (CSU) Dominguez(More)
In 1998, the California State University Center for Distributed Learning (CDL) initiated CATS, an annual Conference for Academic Technology Staff throughout the system. Everything from program development to workshop presentations is planned and performed by staff, providing participants with the opportunity to network with their peers on other campuses and(More)
DocShare, a document-sharing consortium, was born at SIGUCCS User Services '95. Called Doc-Lib and Webdoc in earlier iterations, DocShare now comprises over 60 higher education institutions in five countries. Staff members at higher education institutions who produce computer-related documentation and newsletters join DocShare. Members share their own(More)
Previous research has documented qualitative changes in certain cognitive abilities during the older adult years, such as in short-term memory, perceptual and motor skills, and attentional capacities. Other work has suggested that a number of significant age-related changes, across a variety of cognitive abilities, are based on social experiences, such as(More)