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Integrating psychometric and cultural theory approaches to formulate an alternative measure of risk perception
Psychometric and cultural theory are key approaches used to explain risk perceptions. However, both approaches explain only 20 and 5–10% of the variance of risk perceptions, respectively. Through… Expand
Is hemifacial microsomia linked to multiple maternities?
- K. Lawson, N. Waterhouse, D. Gault, M. Calvert, M. Botma, R. Ng
- British journal of plastic surgery
- 1 September 2002
Hemifacial microsomia describes a congenital orofacial malformation in which there is insufficient or disrupted development of the mandible affecting one side of the face. The aetiology of this… Expand
Eradication of human non-Hodgkin's lymphoma in SCID mice by BCL-2 antisense oligonucleotides combined with low-dose cyclophosphamide.
- R. Klasa, M. Bally, R. Ng, J. Goldie, R. Gascoyne, F. M. Wong
- Clinical cancer research : an official journal of…
- 1 June 2000
Cancers overexpressing Bcl-2 protein, which prevents programmed cell death (apoptosis), are less sensitive to stresses that produce cellular damage, including chemotherapy. If the level of Bcl-2… Expand
Increasing Negativity of Age Stereotypes across 200 Years: Evidence from a Database of 400 Million Words
Scholars argue about whether age stereotypes (beliefs about old people) are becoming more negative or positive over time. No previous study has systematically tested the trend of age stereotypes over… Expand
Resilience in Organ Transplantation: An Application of the Connor–Davidson Resilience Scale (CD–RISC) With Liver Transplant Candidates
- A. Fernandez, D. Fehon, H. Treloar, R. Ng, W. Sledge
- Psychology, Medicine
- Journal of personality assessment
- 27 April 2015
End-stage liver disease (ESLD) is a chronic and debilitating condition associated with substantial psychological stress, morbidity, and mortality. The Connor–Davidson Resilience Scale (CD–RISC;… Expand
Coping with Anxiety, Depression, Anger and Aggression: The Mediational Role of Resilience in Adolescents
BackgroundThe New Freedom Commission on Mental Health urged that mental health services be transformed from a reactive approach of treatment to a proactive one of prevention and building resilience.… Expand
Retirement as Meaningful: Positive Retirement Stereotypes Associated with Longevity.
Studies examining the association between retirement and health have produced mixed results. This may be due to previous studies treating retirement as merely a change in job status rather than a… Expand
Venous coupler size in autologous breast reconstruction—does it matter?
Autologous microvascular breast reconstruction is an increasingly common procedure. While arterial anastomoses are traditionally being hand‐sewn, venous anastomoses are often completed with a coupler… Expand
The Impact of Geographic, Ethnic, and Demographic Dynamics on the Perception of Beauty
- P. Broer, S. Juran, +5 authors J. Persing
- Medicine, Geography
- The Journal of craniofacial surgery
- 1 March 2014
BackgroundBeauty lies in the eyes of the beholder, but influenced by the individual’s geographic, ethnic, and demographic background and characteristics. In plastic surgery, objective measurements… Expand
Aesthetic Breast Shape Preferences Among Plastic Surgeons
BackgroundThere has been little discussion in the plastic surgery literature regarding breast shape preferences among plastic surgeons, despite strong evidence that such aesthetic preferences are… Expand