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Three studies are described in which measures of perceived social support from friends (PSS-Fr) and from family (PSS-Fa) were developed and validated. The PSS measures were internally consistent and appeared to measure valid constructs that were separate from each other and from network measures. PSS-Fr and PSS-Fa were both inversely related to symptoms of(More)
Seventy-one doctoral programs in professional psychology were surveyed with respect to the incidence of students' professional deficiencies and related procedures. Professional deficiencies, particularly limited clinical skills and personality/emotional problems, were reported by 89% of the respondents, twice the number that have official policies for(More)
The influences of coping strategies and of perceived social support from family and friends on the psychological adjustment of intravenous drug users (IVDUs) with Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS) were investigated. Twenty-seven male AIDS patients with a history of intravenous drug use completed a demographic questionnaire, Trails-B, the Ways of(More)
The current study presents preliminary correlational data used to develop a model depicting the psychosocial pathways that lead to the health behaviors of survivors of childhood and young-adult cancer. Data collected from a sample of 18- to 30-year-old cancer survivors (n = 125) was used to examine the relations among interpersonal support and nonsupport,(More)
This study was designed to contribute to the empirical clarification of the object representation construct by assessing the relationships (a) among the levels of cognitive representation of four distinct and relevant individuals; and (b) among those cognitive object representations and dimensions of symptomatology. Subjects were 30 long-term inpatients of(More)
Thromboelastographic parameters r, k and am have been statistically evaluated in 777 normal subjects, 506 females and 271 males. The relationship existing among the parameters and their relationship with age have been investigated: r and k resulted to be correlated both in the male and female group. The same was true for k and am. On the contrary, a(More)
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