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Are Smoking Cessation Treatments Associated with Suicidality Risk? An Overview

Description: This article explores the relationship between smoking cessation interventions and suicidality and explore common treatments, their associated risks, and effectiveness in promoting smoking reduction and abstinence.
Date: January 27, 2016
Creator: Penberthy, J. Kim; Penberthy, J. Morgan; Harris, Marcus R.; Nanda, Sonali; Ahn, Jennifer; Martinez, Caridad Ponce et al.
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences

Arsenic exposure, AS3MT polymorphism, and neuropsychological functioning among rural dwelling adults and elders: a cross-sectional study

Description: This article aims to examine the link between low-level arsenic exposure and cognitive functioning, and the potential role of a single nucleotide polymorphism (SNP A35991G, rs10748835) of the AS3MT gene in modifying this link.
Date: March 12, 2014
Creator: Edwards, Melissa; Hall, James R.; Gong, Gordon & O'Bryant, Sid E.
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences

The assumption of a reliable instrument and other pitfalls to avoid when considering the reliability of data

Description: This article helps researchers avoid common pitfalls associated with reliability including incorrectly assuming that measurement error always attenuates observed score correlations, different sources of measurement error originate from the same source, and reliability is a function of instrumentation.
Date: April 12, 2012
Creator: Nimon, Kim F.; Zientek, Linda Reichwein & Henson, Robin K.
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences

Blood-Based Biomarkers: A blood screening test for Alzheimer's disease

Description: This article describes the first-ever multiethnic referent sample that spans community-based and clinic-based populations for implementation of an Alzheimer's disease blood screen.
Date: June 25, 2016
Creator: O'Bryant, Sid E.; Edwards, Melissa; Johnson, Leigh A.; Hall, James R.; Villarreal, Alcibiades E.; Britton, Gabrielle B. et al.
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences

The construct of psychopathy in a Chilean prison population

Description: This article tests the four-factor model of the Hare Psychopathy Checklist - Revised empirical construct of psychopathy in a Chilean prison population by using instruments that supply different types of data.
Date: October 2, 2014
Creator: León Mayer, Elizabeth; Folino, Jorge O.; Neumann, Craig S. & Hare, Robert D.
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences

The Economic impact of ME/CFS: Individual and societal costs

Description: This article discusses the economic impact of Myalgic Encephalopathy and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome by examining the direct and indirect costs to the individual and to society.
Date: April 8, 2008
Creator: Jason, Leonard A.; Benton, Mary C.; Valentine, Lisa M.; Johnson, Abra & Torres-Harding, Susan
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences

Evaluating player task engagement and arousal using electroencephalography

Description: This paper from the 6th International Conference on Applied Human Factors and Ergonomics and the Affiliated Conference, AHFE 2015 conference proceedings coordinate task engagement data with arousal-valence data for application to expressive transformations to video game play in real time by tuning different performance parameters in an Engagement-Arousal rule system.
Date: October 23, 2015
Creator: McMahan, Timothy; Parberry, Ian & Parsons, Thomas D.
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences

Fearful Faces do Not Lead to Faster Attentional Deployment in Individuals with Elevated Psychopathic Traits

Description: This article discusses a gaze-cueing experiment in which the predictivity of a gaze-cue was manipulated to assess the degree to which individuals with elevated psychopathic traits can use contextual information.
Date: June 30, 2017
Creator: Hoppenbrouwers, Sylvo S.; Munneke, Jaap; Kooiman, Karen A.; Little, Bethany; Neumann, Craig S. & Theeuwes, Jan
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences

Inverted Social Reward: Associations between Psychopathic Traits and Self-Report and Experimental Measures of Social Reward

Description: This article describes two studies of individuals with high levels of psychopathic traits. Study 1 explores what aspects of social reward are associated with psychopathic traits, and Study 2 administers these measures to a new group of participants along with two experimental tasks investigating monetary and social reward value.
Date: August 27, 2014
Creator: Foulkes, Lucy; McCrory, Eamon J.; Neumann, Craig S. & Viding, Essi
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences

Memory in Posttraumatic Stress Disorder: Properties of voluntary and involuntary, traumatic and non-traumatic autobiographical memories in people with and without PTSD symptoms

Description: Article on memory in posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and the properties of voluntary and involuntary, traumatic and non-traumatic autobiographical memories in people with and without PTSD symptoms.
Date: November 2008
Creator: Rubin, David C.; Boals, Adriel & Berntsen, Dorthe, 1962-
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences

Minimization of Childhood Maltreatment Is Common and Consequential: Results from a Large, Multinational Sample Using the Childhood Trauma Questionnaire

Description: This article discusses a study to investigate 3 aspects of minimization, as defined by the Childhood Trauma Questionnaire's (CTQ) Minimization-Denial (MD) scale: 1) its prevalence; 2) its latent structure; and finally 3) whether minimization moderates the CTQ's discriminative validity in terms of distinguishing between psychiatric patients and community volunteers.
Date: January 27, 2016
Creator: MacDonald, Kai; Thomas, Michael L.; Sciolla, Andres F.; Schneider, Beacher; Pappas, Katherine; Bleijenberg, Gijs et al.
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences