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Societal attitudes toward obese persons are predominantly negative, and many health care professionals share these beliefs. This study compared attitudes toward obese persons of 67 US nurses to those of 107 Canadian nurses. Also, attitudes toward obesity were examined as a particular class of prejudice. A positive correlation was hypothesized between ethnic(More)
The magnitude of premenstrual mood changes in 50 parous adult women between the ages of 30 and 45 was assessed using standardized measures of depression and anxiety. Premenstrual test scores were compared with those obtained during the intermenstrual phase of the cycle and with normative data. Premenstrual state anxiety and depression mean scores were(More)
Seventy college women aged 18 to 22 and 67 older women aged 30 to 45 completed a questionnaire comprised of multiple choice and open-ended questions covering recollections of menarche, preparation for menstruation, menstrual symptoms, and current attitude. The hypothesis that menarche was a significant developmental event that would be readily recalled by a(More)
Leukocytes in blood and spleen can be activated by interleukin 2 (IL-2) to become cytotoxic to certain tumor cell lines in vitro. Recent evidence suggests that such lymphokine-activated killer (LAK) cells can bring about the regression of solid tumors in animals and patients, under certain circumstances. Here, Ronald Herberman and colleagues from eight(More)
  • S Golub
  • 1976
The Depression Adjective Check List, State-Trait Anxiety Inventory, and a battery of factor analytically derived cognitive tests sensitive to anxiety or depression were administered to 50 women between the ages of 30 and 45 during the 4 days prior to the onset of menstruation and again 2 weeks later. Testing sessions were scheduled on the basis of a(More)
One hundred fifty-eight female subjects aged 15-16 years completed the Menstrual Distress Questionnaire and reported the actual date of onset of the next two menstrual periods. These female high school students and their male classmates were later given The Depression Adjective Check List and the State-Trait Anxiety Inventory twice, 2 weeks apart, in an(More)
Financing the transition to low-carbon economic development must be the focus of any framework to encourage developing countries' participation in the global carbon market. It needs to do so with the aim of eventual full participation in carbon markets while maintaining the core market's integrity and meeting the environmental goal of avoiding long-term(More)
Using structured interviews, 21 parents of preschool children at a suburban day-care center were introduced to the problem of child sexual abuse and to three different techniques currently used in preventing it. Parental support for teaching preschool children personal safety skills was unanimous and the school-based videotaped role-play program, which(More)