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Cortical area size dictates performance at modality-specific behaviors
(Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 2007-03)
The mammalian neocortex is organized into unique areas that serve functions such as sensory perception and modality-specific behaviors. The sizes of primary cortical areas vary across species, and also within a species, ...
Lay theories of suicide: An examination of culturally-relevant suicide beliefs and attributions
(Journal of Black Psychology, 2006-08)
The purpose of this study was to examine African Americans' lay beliefs and attributions toward suicide. The Attitudes Toward Suicide Scale, Life Ownership Orientation Questionnaire, Stigma Questionnaire, and Suicide ...
A Methodology for Conducting Retrospective Chart Review Research in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
(Journal of the Canadian Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 2006-08)
Introduction: Retrospective research has become largely undervalued and underutilized in child and adolescent psychiatry with the increasing singular focus on randomized control trials, despite the wealth of clinically ...
Measuring Service Effectiveness for Families
(Family Preservation Journal, 2007)
While most professionals do not dispute the fact that evaluation is necessary to determine whether agencies and practitioners are truly providing services that meet clients’ needs, information regarding consistent measures ...
Deconstructing Mother Guilt: Single Mothers Can Effectively Raise an Emotionally Healthy and Well-Developed Male Child
(Journal of the Association for Research on Mothering, 2000)
Single mothers raising children on their own can be the result of a family breakdown, separation, divorce, or the result of a decision to have a baby without a partner. The family structure occurs in lower, middle, and ...
Corticosteroid-Related Psychiatric Complications in the Treatment of Hodgkin’s Lymphoma in an Adolescent
(Journal of the Canadian Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 2007-02)
We present the case of an adolescent with Hodgkin’s Lymphoma, who developed symptoms of psychosis and mania during his treatment. Psychiatric side-effects of corticosteroids in the adult population have long been recognized ...
An Approach to Maximizing Treatment Adherence of Children and Adolescents with Psychotic Disorders and Major Mood Disorders
(Canadian Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Review, 2005-11)
Introduction: Mental health research has consistently focused on high rates of treatment non-adherence, and how inpatient programs and health professionals can effectively confront this reality. The literature has centred ...
Engaging Fathers: A Point of Entry in Promoting a Culture of Peace
(Journal of the Association for Research on Mothering, 2001)