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Previous research has shown that anxious adults provide more threat interpretations of ambiguous stimuli than other clinic and nonclinic persons. We were interested in investigating if the same bias occurs in anxious children and how family processes impact on these children's interpretations of ambiguity. Anxious, oppositional, and nonclinical children and(More)
Barrett, Rapee, Dadds, and Ryan (1996) described a phenomenon whereby family discussions magnified the style of children's problem solving in a way characteristic of their particular clinical diagnosis. That is, anxious children became more avoidant, aggressive children more aggressive, and nonclinic children more prosocial, after discussing ambiguous(More)
A 3-group reading-level design was used to investigate phonological analysis, verbal working memory, and pseudoword reading performance in less skilled fourth-grade readers. Children were given phonological oddity tasks assessing their sensitivity to subsyllabic and phonemic units, together with standardized tests of verbal working memory and pseudoword(More)
Reading time and comprehension for subject-relative (e.g., The pilot that admired the nurse dominated the conversation) and object-relative (e.g., The pilot that the nurse admired dominated the conversation) constructions were compared among younger and older readers. Younger adults, but not older adults, differentially allocated time to the more taxing(More)
The approximal surfaces of premolars and molars of 376 adult British-Romano skulls were examined for wear facets. The type of wear was designated as convex, concave, sigmoid, or flat, and the degree was categorised on a three-point scale. Concave wear facets were more frequently seen in the older age groups, but the type of wear was similar on right and(More)
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to determine whether the reading problems of children with cleft fit models of developmental dyslexia. DESIGN The study compared children with nonsyndromic cleft lip and palate who had reading disability (n = 46) with those who did not have reading disability (n = 46). The children were matched for age, sex, and(More)
  • Anthony D F Coleman, Neil Esho, Michelle Wong, Bob Allen, Jo-Anne Bloch, Greg Brunner +7 others
  • 2003
The views and opinions expressed in this paper are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect those of APRA. The authors would like to thank for helpful comments and suggestions. The individuals making these comments and suggestions do not necessarily endorse the views and opinions expressed in this paper. Remaining errors and omissions are our(More)
PRACTICE advisories are systematically developed reports that are intended to assist decision making in areas of patient care. Advisories are based on a synthesis of scientific literature and analysis of expert and practitioner opinion, clinical feasibility data, open forum commentary, and consensus surveys. Advisories developed by the American Society of(More)
BACKGROUND Quality of life is important for all individuals, but is frequently overlooked in psychiatric populations. Our purpose was to assess the quality of life (QOL) of depressed psychiatrically hospitalized elderly patients, examine the association of QOL and depression, and explore any QOL differences related to electroconvulsive therapy (ECT). (More)
OBJECTIVE Allowing psychiatric patients access to their electronic medical record (EMR) may cause difficulty related to the sensitivity of the note content. The authors investigated whether notes written by psychiatry trainees were ready for release to patients. METHODS Authors conducted a review of 128 PGY-3 to PGY-5 outpatient notes not explicitly(More)