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Public School Teachers and Responsible Advocacy: What Are the Perceived Limits?
This qualitative study focused on the attitudes of a sample of 60 teachers in two Houston Independent School District schools toward applying public relations strategies, particularly responsible advocacy and advocacy-like ...
Perfectionism, Societal Messages, Gender and Race as Correlates of Male Body Image
Many men experience psychological distress as they try to obtain the ideal body as constructed by society (Pope, Phillips, and Olivardia, 2000). The number of articles focusing on men and muscularity has greatly increased ...
Understanding the Relationship of Multicultural Case Conceptualization, Multicultural Counseling Self-Efficacy, and Ethnocultural Empathy in Psychology Trainees
The multicultural competency instruments have been criticized for their ability to accurately assess this construct. Specifically, the lack of adherence to an operationalized definition is at the heart of the problem. In ...
Combination of Manumycin A and Mebendazole in Human Breast Cancer Cell Lines
We evaluated the combination of MA and Mbz in wild-type and HER2 transfected MDA-MB-231 and MCF-7 human breast cancer cell-lines in vitro and in xenografted mouse model. Methods: XTT colorimetric and SRB assays were used ...
Factor Structure and Validity of the Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Knowledge and Attitude Scale for Heterosexuals (LGB-KASH)
Heterosexual attitudes toward Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual (LGB) individuals have become the focus of recent research as sexual minorities and allies have advocated for LGB human rights issues and have subsequently captured ...
CHRONIC STRESS REVEALS COGNITIVE IMPAIRMENT IN A SUBTHRESHOLD AMYLOID-BETA MODEL OF ALZHEIMER’S DISEASE
Although it is generally accepted that Aβ contributes to the pathogenesis of Alzheimer's disease (AD), other factors that impact the severity and time of onset of the disease are not well known. Aside from genetic factors, ...
Mechanisms of Exercise-Mediated Restoration of Renal Dopamine D1 Receptor Function in Aging
Renal dopamine plays a pivotal role in the maintenance of sodium homeostasis and blood pressure. Dopamine by activating D1 receptors (D1R) and inhibiting sodium transporters, Na, K-ATPase and Na, H exchanger, in renal ...
User-Generated Content and Revolutions: Towards a Theorization of Web 2.0
The purpose of this dissertation is to examine how characteristics of Web 2.0, users’ beliefs on freedom of information in the Web, and external forces combine to create social stability and how changes in these factors ...