Eye Movement Desensitization (EMD) has been recently advocated as a rapid treatment for the elimination of traumatic memories responsible for the maintenance of a number of anxiety disorders and their clinical correlates. Despite a limited conceptual framework, EMD has attracted considerable interest among clinicians and researchers. The popularity and… (More)
We tested 55 deceased vespertilionid bats of 12 species from southern Germany for virus infections. A new adenovirus was isolated from tissue samples of 2 Pipistrellus pipistrellus bats, which represents the only chiropteran virus isolate found in Europe besides lyssavirus (rabies virus). Evidence was found for adenovirus transmission between bats.
OBJECTIVE The aim of the study was to analyse the psychometric properties of the EQ-5D in patients with social phobia. METHODS We used a sample of 445 patients with social phobia with five measurement points over a 30 month period. The discriminative ability of the EQ-5D was analysed by comparing the patients' responses with the general population and… (More)
Mobile agents are autonomous entities that handle tasks for their owner. Agents act on their own by reacting to changes and by planning their course of action. These agents can move from one server to another. In the future, agents will also be supplied with real money in some form to pay for resources or services.In this paper we discuss a dynamic security… (More)
In two studies, the authors examined how threat induced by reminders of mortality would moderate the effect of political orientation on moral judgments. In Study 1, university students (n = 113) categorized their political orientation, were randomly assigned to complete a fear of death or public speaking scale, and then completed a moral foundations… (More)
— Creating exercises for learners requires significant time. This is one reason, beside difficulties of discussing individualized tasks in a classroom setting, why often only few exercises are created and posed to all learners alike. In web-based autonomous learning the setting problem is removed , while simultaneously demand for individualized exercises ,… (More)
E-Learning is often the equivalent of a conventional textbook: Identical for all learners. Instead, it should be more like a classroom, where a teacher adapts some, but not all, elements of teaching for each learner individually. For this, interests of students must be identified. An online learning platform was enhanced through agents to derive keywords… (More)