Paul G. Patterson

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This paper presents a theoretical framework for describing childhood psychopathology in terms of coping styles and introduces a scale to measure psychosocial development in young children. It is hypothesized that coping styles characteristic of specific stages of development evolve in a predictable sequence with treatment. The term coping style rather than(More)
Prompted by the Council on Education and Professional Liaison of the Canadian Psychiatric Association, the authors surveyed the program directors and senior residents of departments of psychiatry on the teaching of case formulation skills in Canada. The results showed that case formulation is taught formally in most departments and that students are(More)
Clinical data are reported from a psychiatric service to Native Canadian patients, mainly Cree Indians. Eighteen out of 41 had a clinical diagnosis of depression, three of mania and only one of schizophrenia. Thirty-seven percent used alcohol to excess but alcoholism was rarely the primary diagnosis. Reasons are given for the belief that schizophrenia has(More)
Orofacial swelling, particularly of the lips, tongue, buccal mucosa and gingiva is a feature of the localised granulomatous condition known as the MelkerssonRosenthal syndrome,1 but may also represent oral manifestations of chronic inflammatory conditions, including Crohn's disease2 or sarcoidosis.3 Oral manifestations of these systemic conditions may(More)
This paper reports an exploratory study which examined the attitudes of hospital nursing executives to aspects of the Health Care Facility Accreditation Program conducted by the Australian Council on Healthcare Standards. A comparative analysis of responses obtained via a structured questionnaire was undertaken on the basis of accreditation status, facility(More)
Many businesses use virtual experience (VE) to enhance the overall customer experience, though extant research offers little guidance for how to improve consumers’ VE. This study, anchored in activity theory, examines key drivers of VE and its influences on value perceptions and customer loyalty. A hierarchical model indicates that VE comprises second-order(More)