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This retrospective analysis of psychological predictors of attendance studied the women from the annual screening arm of the United Kingdom Coordinating Committee on Cancer Research (UKCCCR) trial of annual screening mammography for the early detection of breast cancer. Some women attended screening at the first invitation in year 1 (attenders), others did(More)
The purpose of this mixed method study was to investigate future special education teachers' preparation for effectively teaching mathematics. During the last semester of their program, pre-service special education teachers completed elementary level mathematics computation and problem solving assessments, a mathematics efficacy beliefs survey, and an(More)
This qualitative study investigated the developing conceptions of common teaching methods for mathematics and science among elementary preservice teachers when using the learning cycle as a framework for coursework. The use of tools for conceptual development, processes for meaningful learning, and common pedagogical approaches were explored using pre-and(More)
BACKGROUND While behavioral factors such as early age of sexual debut, inconsistent use of condoms and multiple sexual partners have been studied in Africa, less is known about how characteristics such as impulsivity and externalizing behaviors relate to HIV-related sexual risk-taking in that region. The purpose of this study was to develop a culturally(More)
Fifty-one surgical consultants, registrars and senior registrars in NHS hospitals in the West Midlands (UK) were interviewed about psychological aspects of cancer surgery: information given to patients, the bad news interview, psychological risk factors in surgery, psychiatric morbidity, difficult patients, and care of the dying. Information that tended to(More)
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