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Internet Pornography and Loneliness: An Association?
The aim of this study was to determine if an association between Internet pornography usage and loneliness existed. Survey data was collected from 400 individual Internet users who completed anExpand
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An empirical study of the personality characteristics of internet sex offenders
Abstract The present study evaluated the personality characteristics and psychopathology of internet sex offenders (ISOs) using the Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory, Second EditionExpand
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Predicting Outcome of Gastric Bypass Surgery Utilizing Personality Scale Elevations, Psychosocial Factors, and Diagnostic Group Membership
BackgroundResearchers have traditionally relied upon various presurgical biopsychosocial measures to predict weight loss success following bariatric surgery. The present study proposed a diagnosticExpand
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Effects of 13-Hour 20-Minute Work Shifts on Law Enforcement Officers' Sleep, Cognitive Abilities, Health, Quality of Life, and Work Performance
To determine the impact of a longer-than-average compressed workweek on police officers’ sleep, cognitive abilities, health, quality of life, and work performance, two precincts of the Phoenix PoliceExpand
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Salary discrepancies between practicing male and female physician assistants.
BACKGROUND Salary discrepancies between male and female physicians are well documented; however, gender-based salary differences among clinically practicing physician assistants (PAs) have not beenExpand
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Executive function and quality of life in individuals with Marfan syndrome
PurposeMarfan syndrome (MFS) is a connective tissue disorder that affects skeletal, ocular, pulmonary, cardiovascular, and central nervous systems. Psychological and physiologic symptoms may lead toExpand
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A Pilot Study of the Sensitivity and Specificity Analysis of the Standard-Spanish Version of the Culture-Fair Assessment of Neurocognitive Abilities and the Examen Cognoscitivo Mini-Mental in the
This pilot study purports to address the need for culturally validated, evidence-based assessments and to serve as a springboard for future culturally sensitive research. This study was conducted inExpand
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Reducing cost: What do hospitals gain from hiring clinical students?
Objective: The purpose of this retrospective descriptive correlational study was to 1) identify factors that played a role in hiring decisions for student nurse anesthetists following graduation; andExpand
Presenting Problem, History of Presenting Problem, and Social History
The client usually approaches the interview seeking assistance to address a problem. The task of the interviewer is to gather information about the client, the problem, the circumstances, andExpand