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There has been increasing interest in mindfulness-based treatments for psychological illnesses, including substance abuse. Mindfulness involves intentionally directing attention to experiences in the present moment and observing them with a nonjudgmental attitude. This study examined the relationship between mindfulness and various addictive behaviors (i.e.… (More)
Previous studies have investigated the potential harmful effects of pro-eating disorder (ED) websites. Websites, such as personal blogs, may contain eating disorder content that may hold important information as well and must be considered. Fifteen blogs hosted by the site “Tumblr” were qualitatively analyzed. Each blog owner was anonymous and all were… (More)
Thanks to its huge water storage capacity, Norway has an excess of energy generation at annual scale, although significant regional disparity exists. On average, the Mid-Norway region has an energy deficit and needs to import more electricity than it exports. We show that this energy deficit can be reduced with an increase in wind generation and… (More)
The “Superwoman” ideal is a construct born out of the women’s movement in the 1960’s defined as women who can “do it all and have it all” However, women today may actually be receiving the message that they should have it all and are experiencing stressors as a result of that pressure. Studies have found that girls who endorsed the superwoman ideal were… (More)
To examine perceptions of people with visible piercings 105 undergraduate students from four different courses on campus (85 women, 20 men; M age=20.0 yr., SD=3.4) were randomly assigned to rate a photograph of a women with or without piercings on her eyebrow, ear, lip, and nose on 13 characteristics. Analysis indicated the model with visible piercings was… (More)
Rapid advances in gastroenterology challenge those professionals active in the field to keep abreast of the state of the art. Other hospital nursing professionals who care for GI patients also need to be aware of how their roles are being changed by these advances. This paper describes the development of an educational program for these professionals. An… (More)
A classification of personality disorders is proposed based on a typology derived from Andras Angyal's theory of personality, which has two trends (autonomy and homonomy) and two patterns (vicarious living and noncommitment).
While preventing cross-infection has always been important, the current epidemic of human immunodeficiency virus has brought about a greater awareness that infection control standards should be the same regardless of the practice setting. This article discusses infection control practices in office endoscopy including cleaning of endoscopes and the issues… (More)
160 undergraduate women (M age = 20.3, SD = 1.52) were assessed for depression, drug abuse, and eating disorders. The age of menarche was positively correlated with higher scores on a screening measure for eating disorders, a finding opposite to past studies for adolescent girls.
49 undergraduates were shown pictures of a man and a woman with piercings and with no piercings. The pierced model was judged to be less attractive and less normal than the nonpierced model. The pierced model was perceived as less intelligent, caring, generous, honest, and religious but more artistic and mysterious.