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Your picture is your bait: Use and meaning of cyberspace among gay men
The Internet is seen by many as a form of cyberspace or environment in which to interact and socialise. This research project drew from the data of a quantitative and qualitative study of gay men inExpand
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Dads make a difference: an exploratory study of paternal support for breastfeeding in Perth, Western Australia
BackgroundThe ability to breastfeed and continue the practice requires dedication, commitment, persistence and support. Mothers often need to overcome many obstacles to successfully breastfeed theirExpand
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Education and Support for Fathers Improves Breastfeeding Rates
Background: Studies have identified numerous factors affecting breastfeeding initiation and duration, including maternal education, mode of delivery, birth weight, socioeconomic status, and supportExpand
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Measuring religious faith in cancer patients: reliability and construct validity of the Santa Clara strength of religious faith questionnaire
Growing attention has focused on associations between religious involvement and health outcomes for cancer patients. Unfortunately, research has been hampered by lack of measures suitable for use inExpand
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Institutional factors and the postgraduate student experience
Purpose – Few studies have evaluated the satisfaction of mature‐aged postgraduate students. The purpose of this paper is to determine postgraduate coursework students' service expectations in regardExpand
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Can father inclusive practice reduce paternal postnatal anxiety? A repeated measures cohort study using the hospital anxiety and depression scale
BackgroundPerinatal research on anxiety and depression has primarily focused on mothers. We have limited knowledge of fathers’ anxiety during the perinatal period yet there is evidence that theExpand
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The Power of Peers: Why Some Students Bully Others to Conform
Utilizing an interactionist perspective, two associated sensitizing constructs, and a combination of social psychological theory, this article reports on the influence of the peer group on individualExpand
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Supporting health promotion practitioners to undertake evaluation for program development
BackgroundThe vital role of evaluation as integral to program planning and program development is well supported in the literature, yet we find little evidence of this in health promotion practice.Expand
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The Friendly Schools Friendly Families programme: Three-year bullying behaviour outcomes in primary school children
Abstract Purpose This three-year group randomized controlled trial assessed whether a multi-age, multi-level bullying prevention and intervention with staff capacity building, can reduce bullyingExpand
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Factors influencing the consumption of seafood among young children in Perth: a qualitative study
BackgroundThis formative study sought to explore the factors that influence the consumption of fish and seafood among 4–6 year old children in the Perth metropolitan area. Focus groups were conductedExpand
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