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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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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

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.