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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

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

Caring for Yourself as a Caregiver

Description: This presentation is part of the faculty lecture series UNT Speaks Out on Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia. In this presentation, Bert Hayslip, Regents Professor in the Department of Psychology, will discuss caregiving for Alzheimer's and dementia patients.
Date: February 28, 2013
Creator: Hayslip, Bert
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences

Cognitive impairment among World Trade Center responders: Long-term implications of re-experiencing the 9/11 terrorist attacks

Description: This article examines the association between World Trade Center (WTC)-related post-traumatic stress disorder and cognitive impairment in WTC responders.
Date: August 19, 2016
Creator: Clouston, Sean A.P.; Kotov, Roman; Pietrzak, Robert H.; Luft, Benjamin J.; Gonzalez, Adam; Richards, Marcus et al.
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

Fear of Developing Dementia

Description: This presentation is part of the faculty lecture series UNT Speaks Out on Alzheimer's disease and dementia. The presenter discusses his research into the fear of dementia.
Date: February 28, 2013
Creator: Page, Kyle S.; Hayslip, Bert & Wadsworth, Dee
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

Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD): What is it and what causes it?

Description: This presentation is part of the faculty lecture series UNT Speaks Out on Coming Home. The author has a grant from the National Institute of Health (NIH) and the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) on innovative approaches to understanding and treating PTSD. In this presentation, the author discusses PTSD and other responses to trauma and stress.
Date: November 15, 2012
Creator: Boals, Adriel
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences

UNT Wellness Initiative

Description: This presentation is part of the faculty lecture series UNT Speaks Out, the Symposium on Well-Being. In this presentation, the author discusses the importance of quality of life to achieve happiness and wellness.
Date: March 24, 2011
Creator: Vosvick, Mark A. & Williamson, Celia
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences

Welcome Home: Reintegration of Veterans and Families

Description: This presentation is part of the faculty lecture series UNT Speaks Out on Coming Home and discusses the reintegration of veterans and families. The author directs the Family Attachment Lab and is conducting the Student Veteran Research Project. In this presentation, she discusses the family relationships of veterans after deployment.
Date: November 15, 2012
Creator: Riggs, Shelley A.
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences