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The Logic of Uncertainty and Executive Discretion in Decision Making: The Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex Ebola Response

Description: This article addresses what a highly complex public health situation such as the Dallas-Fort Worth Ebola outbreak tell about the use of discretion by executive level public administrators.
Date: June 2017
Creator: Benavides, Abraham David; Keyes, Laura; McEntire, David & Carlson, Erin K.
Partner: UNT College of Public Affairs and Community Service

Adverse Childhood Experiences, Commitment Offense, and Race/Ethnicity: Are the Effects Crime-, Race-, and Ethnicity-Specific?

Description: This article uses epidemiological tables of odds (both unadjusted and adjusted for onset, total adjudications, and total out of home placements) on a sample of 2520 male confined juvenile delinquents, to evaluate the significance of the number of adverse childhood experiences on commitment for homicide, sexual assault, and serious persons/property offending.
Date: March 22, 2017
Creator: DeLisi, Matt; Alcala, Justin; Kusow, Abdi; Hochstetler, Andy; Heirigs, Mark H.; Caudill, Jonathan W. et al.
Partner: UNT College of Public Affairs and Community Service

Local Government Adoption of Age Friendly Policies: An Integrated Model of Responsiveness, Multi-Level Governance and Public Entrepreneurship Theories

Description: This article argues that responsiveness, multi-level governance, and public entrepreneurship theories offer a fuller explanation for local government policy decision-making.
Date: 2017
Creator: Keyes, Laura & Benavides, Abraham David
Partner: UNT College of Public Affairs and Community Service

Not so bad: avoidance and aversive discounting modulate threat appraisal in anterior cingulate and medial prefrontal cortex

Description: This article describes an investigation in which 30 healthy adults underwent functional neuroimaging while completing an avoidance task in which responses to an Avoidable CS+ threat prevented delivery of an aversive stimulus, but not to an Unavoidable CS+ threat.
Date: June 10, 2015
Creator: Schlund, Michael W.; Brewer, Adam T.; Richman, David M.; Magee, Sandy K. & Dymond, Simon
Partner: UNT College of Public Affairs and Community Service

Electoral Decentralization in Ghana: What do Ghana's Local Governments Really Need for Economic Development?

Description: Paper accompanying a presentation for the 2015 University of North Texas (UNT) Student and Faculty Research Symposium on African Studies. This paper discusses electoral decentralization in Ghana and what Ghana's local governments really need for economic development.
Date: April 11, 2015
Creator: Nukpezah, Julius A. & Bediako, William Asare
Partner: UNT College of Public Affairs and Community Service

Outlaw Motorcycle Gangs: Aspects of the One-Percenter Culture for Emergency Department Personnel to Consider

Description: This article discusses various aspects of the culture of outlaw motorcycle gangs (OMGs) so that emergency department personnel may better understand the mentality of the outlaw biker.
Date: April 9, 2013
Creator: Bosmia, Anand N.; Quinn, James F.; Peterson, Todd B.; Griessenauer, Christoph J. & Tubbs, R. Shane
Partner: UNT College of Public Affairs and Community Service

Village Characteristics and Health of Rural Chinese Older Adults: Examining the CHARLS Pilot Study of a Rich and Poor Province

Description: Article on the village characteristics and health of rural Chinese older adults and an examination of the CHARLS pilot study of a rich and poor province.
Date: December 2013
Creator: Yeatts, Dale E., 1952-; Pei, Xiaomei; Cready, Cynthia M.; Shen, Yuying; Luo, Hao & Tan, Junxin
Partner: UNT College of Public Affairs and Community Service

Increased physical activity, physician recommendation, and senior center participation

Description: This article employs the Andersen Behavioral Model to explore increased physical activity and participation in three types of senior center activities: physical fitness, dance/aerobic classes, and chair exercises.
Date: November 25, 2013
Creator: Swan, James H.; Turner, K. Whisnant (Keith Whisnant); Shashidhara, Shilpa & Sanders, David
Partner: UNT College of Public Affairs and Community Service

Down deep in the holler: chasing seeds and stories in southern Appalachia

Description: This article is the third in a series "Recollections, Reflections, and Revelations: Ethnobiologists and their First Time in the Field" and is a personal reflection by the researcher on his experience and involvement in kinship and friendship networks while conducting agrobiodiversity research in southern Appalachia, USA.
Date: September 27, 2013
Creator: Veteto, James R.
Partner: UNT College of Public Affairs and Community Service

Influencing Self-Reported Health Among Rural Low-Income Women Through Health Care and Social Service Utilization: A Structural Equation Model

Description: Article discussing a structural equation model and influencing self-reported health among rural low-income women through health care and social service utilization.
Date: November 2, 2012
Creator: Bice-Wigington, Tiffany & Huddleston-Casas, Catherine A.
Partner: UNT College of Public Affairs and Community Service

Public Libraries and Democratization in Three Developing Countries: Exploring the Role of Social Capital

Description: This article explores the role of social capital. The authors develop a theoretical framework intended to facilitate systematic investigation of the contributions public libraries may make to democratization.
Date: March 2012
Creator: Ignatow, Gabriel; Webb, Sarah M.; Poulin, Michelle; Parajuli, Ramesh; Fleming, Peter; Batra, Shika et al.
Partner: UNT College of Public Affairs and Community Service

Generalized anxiety modulates frontal and limbic activation in major depression

Description: This article explores how generalized anxiety modulates frontal and limbic activation in major depression. The authors' findings highlight frontal and limbic hypoactivation in patients with depression and comorbid anxiety and indicate that anxiety level may modulate frontal and limbic activation depending upon the emotional context.
Date: February 9, 2012
Creator: Schlund, Michael W.; Verduzco, Guillermo; Cataldo, Michael F. & Hoehn-Saric, Rudolf
Partner: UNT College of Public Affairs and Community Service