Markus Wiener

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Anorexia nervosa is conceptualized as a number of very different instrumental actions that occur within particular family contexts. Six psychosocial transactional patterns--negativistic, attention centering, distracting, childlike, attractive, and self-punishing--are identified. This psychosocial transactional perspective is proposed as an alternative to(More)
This study reports intraindividual variations in the semantic and syntactic complexity of language and in the linguistic errors produced by mildly and moderately impaired aphasic and nonneurologically impaired control subjects in different communication contexts. Aphasic patients, compared to control subjects, evidenced as many, if not more, linguistic(More)
The hypothesis that dreaming is mediated by the right hemisphere was evaluated by monitoring EEG power asymmetry during REM and NREM sleep, and obtaining mentation reports when short-term temporal shifts in the EEG indicated relative left- or right-hemispheric dominance. Content analyses provided no support for the right-hemisphere hypothesis; indeed, some(More)
A scale for assessing the complexity or density of utterances was developed using 10 categories of semantic relations (e.g., temporal ordering, causality). The categories are inferable from the particular "meanings" of the words (e.g., connectives, particular tense variations) used in an utterance. The scale was applied to three samples of subjects to(More)
This course provides students with an understanding the business and economic conditions in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA). The course is primarily intended to serve advanced undergraduate and master's-level students who are interested in knowing about the MENA region. The aim is to enable the students to analyze the current business and economic(More)
The spatial behavior of schizophrenic and non-schizophrenic psychiatric patients (n equal to 64) was assessed as subjects seated themselves for an interview. The methodology employed was one for which normative data were already available. Results indicated no differences in the seating selections of the patient groups, although the spatial behavior of the(More)
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