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The purpose of this study was to conduct a multiagent-multimethod analysis of the validity of a brief measure of deviant peer affiliations and social acceptance (PASA) in young adolescents. Peer relationships are critical to child and adolescent social and emotional development, but currently available measures are tedious and time consuming. The PASA(More)
A target group of women who concealed their pregnancy (n = 43) was compared to an aged-matched control group (n = 30) that experienced a crisis pregnancy. Comparisons were also made with a larger dataset (n = 6363) of births in University Hospital Galway (UHG) (normative group). Data was analysed using the Chi-square test and the Kolmogorov-Smirnoff(More)
Severe head injury (SHI) can result in problems in empathising, which in turn is associated with social difficulties. Compassionate imagery can increase compassion in non-brain injured people and can alter how they relate to themselves and others. This preliminary study investigates whether compassionate imagery can increase empathy in those with low(More)
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