Shaylyn Cunningham

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OBJECTIVE This study tested a structural model, examining the relationship between a latent variable termed demoralization and measured variables (anxiety, depression and hopelessness) in a community sample of Canadian youth. METHODS The combined sample consisted of data collected from four independent studies from 2001 to 2005. Nine hundred and seventy(More)
BACKGROUND Low cholesterol may act as a peripheral marker for parasuicide. AIMS To examine the relationship between total serum cholesterol and psychological parameters in parasuicide. METHOD Total serum cholesterol and self-rated scores for impulsivity, depression and suicidal intent were measured in 100 consecutive patients following parasuicide,(More)
Body image estimations in 86 normal-weight adolescent girls showed (a) a tendency to overestimate body width and underestimate body length and (b) an association between the younger ages and the extent of overestimation of body width. In particular there is a sharp drop in overestimation between ages 10 and 11 and thereafter a more gradual and(More)
To my stunning and brilliant mother who never lets me down. Her strength and wisdom inspires my potential, pushing me to be half of the woman she is. To my devoted father, who constantly shows me how to see the big picture, never forgetting to instil his strength and compassion. To my brother Nathan whose tireless perseverance motivates me in ways I can't(More)
Anorexia nervosa has been treated with a variety of therapies. One seemingly successful modality, behavioral modification, has in most cases been used concurrently with various drugs, making the contributions of each impossible to separate. Eight patients meeting rigorous criteria for anorexia nervosa were treated in this study exclusively with behavioral(More)
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