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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.

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

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

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.

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.

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

The Dharmic Method to Save the Planet

Description: This article discusses environmentalism and ways in which dharmic methods can help save the planet. While most Americans are familiar with the terms such as "yoga" and "Bollywood," Indian perspectives toward the ecology seem to be largely unknown.
Date: May 12, 2011
Creator: Jain, Pankaj

Bhopal Chemical Disaster

Description: Encyclopedia article describing the devastating effects of a chemical disaster that took place in Bhopal, India in 1984. The author describes the effects of the chemical disaster and the events that followed.
Date: 2011
Creator: Gupta, Kailash

Interpol

Description: This encyclopedia entry describes Interpol, the International Criminal Police Organization. Interpol facilitates cross-border police cooperation and assists all organizations, authorities, and services with a mission to prevent or combat international crime.
Date: 2011
Creator: Gupta, Kailash