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OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to investigate the attitudes of accident and emergency (A&E) staff towards patients who self-harm through laceration. METHODS We developed a questionnaire using focus group methodology. Questionnaires were distributed to 117 A&E staff members. RESULTS Of the staff, 53.8% responded. The staff believed that(More)
OBJECTIVE In view of recent media attention concerning the high level of alcohol and drug use reported in a group of newly qualified junior doctors, the aim of the present study was to assess the alcohol and drug habits of a group of current medical students. METHODS Information about alcohol and illicit drug use was obtained from 136 second-year medical(More)
BACKGROUND Previous studies have suggested different patterns of associations between psychiatric symptoms and problem behaviours in people with intellectual disabilities (ID). The aim of this study was to investigate which problem behaviours are associated with specific psychiatric symptoms and the relative strength of these specific associations. METHOD(More)
The venerable conjunction search paradigm is a widely used tool to investigate how we search for items of interest from among visually complex surroundings. Models of visual search have long predicted that standard conjunction search is guided primarily by top-down processing. Prior attempts to test this claim experimentally have done so by altering some(More)
Toward an Objective Linguistic-Based Measure of Perceived Embodied Conversational Agent Power and Likeability Matthew D. Pickard, Judee K. Burgoon & Douglas C. Derrick a University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA b University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, USA c University of Nebraska at Omaha, Omaha, Nebraska, USA Accepted author version posted(More)
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