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Increased physical activity, physician recommendation, and senior center participation
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.
Not so bad: avoidance and aversive discounting modulate threat appraisal in anterior cingulate and medial prefrontal cortex
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.
Generalization of socially transmitted and instructed avoidance
This article compares two pathways to avoidance--instructions and social observation--on subsequent generalization of avoidance behavior, fear expectancy and physiological arousal.
Adverse Childhood Experiences, Commitment Offense, and Race/Ethnicity: Are the Effects Crime-, Race-, and Ethnicity-Specific?
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.
Computer Modeling of Physiological Phenomena at the Cellular Level
This article discusses the advantages and disadvantages of using computer modeling to study physiology, and provides an example of how students can begin to use computer modeling in the classroom.
An Approach to Improving and Evaluating Creative Scientific Thinking Skills in an Undergraduate Animal Physiology Course
This paper describes an attempt to improve creative scientific thinking skills in an undergraduate Animal Physiology course at a liberal arts college.
Outlaw Motorcycle Gangs: Aspects of the One-Percenter Culture for Emergency Department Personnel to Consider
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.
New-Student Orientations: Supporting Success and Socialization in Graduate Programs
This article describes the use of an orientation logic model to examine whether certain orientation program characteristics, such as resources and tenets, are associated with student retention, grade achievement, and socialization.
The Logic of Uncertainty and Executive Discretion in Decision Making: The Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex Ebola Response
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.
Local Government Adoption of Age Friendly Policies: An Integrated Model of Responsiveness, Multi-Level Governance and Public Entrepreneurship Theories
This article argues that responsiveness, multi-level governance, and public entrepreneurship theories offer a fuller explanation for local government policy decision-making.
Unidentified Bodies and Mass-Fatality Management in haiti: A Case Study of the January 2010 Earthquake with a Cross-Cultural Comparison
This article examines the January 2010 earthquake in Haiti as a case study to understand what happens to unidentified bodies in mass-fatality management.
Public Health Network Structure and Collaboration Effectiveness during the 2015 MERS Outbreak in South Korea: An Institutional Collective Action Framework
This article studies examines the structural effect of public health network explaining collaboration effectiveness.
Generalized anxiety modulates frontal and limbic activation in major depression
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.
Design of District Emergency Operations Centres, and the Case Study of Indian Oil Corporation Jaipur Depot Explosion
Article on the design of district emergency operations centres and a case study of Indian Oil Corporation Jaipur depot explosion.
Bhopal Chemical Disaster
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.
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.
[Review] Mourning the Nation: Indian Cinema in the Wake of Partition
This article reviews the book "Mourning the Nation: Indian Cinema in the Wake of Partition," by Bhaskar Sarkar. The book examines the political truncation of India at the end of British colonial rule in 1947.
Indology and Marxist Hermeneutics
Article discussing research on Indology and Marxist hermeneutics.
Health Care Services Utilization Among Older Adults: FInal Report
Final report on a research study examining the use of physicians, hospitals, and dentists among the noninstitutionalized population 65 years of age and older in the United States to determine what social, economic, and health factors were most predictive of the use of those services.
Electoral Decentralization in Ghana: What do Ghana's Local Governments Really Need for Economic Development?
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.
Drug and Alcohol Use Among the Middle-Aged and Aged: Final Report to the Hogg Foundation
Final report on a research study on the use of psychoactive prescription and nonprescription medicines and alcohol use among middle-aged and older adults.
Africa: Sustainability, Poverty, Education
Presentation for the 2015 University of North Texas (UNT) Student and Faculty Research Symposium on African Studies. This presentation discusses sustainability, poverty, and education in Africa.
Multivariate Analysis of Health Care Services Utilization Among Older Texans
Article discussing a multivariate analysis of health care services utilization among older Texans.
Futuro sin Pobreza: Future without Poverty
Presentation for the 2015 University of North Texas (UNT) Student and Faculty Research Symposium on African Studies. This presentation discusses the initiatives and groups working to reduce global poverty.
The Changing Use of Health Care Services Among Unmarried Older Women: 1969 - 1975
Research report proposal presented to the Andrus Foundation on the changing use of health care services among unmarried older women from 1969 to 1975.
An Ecological Perspective on Rural, Low-Income Mothers' Health
Article on an ecological perspective on rural, low-income mothers' health.
Influencing Self-Reported Health Among Rural Low-Income Women Through Health Care and Social Service Utilization: A Structural Equation Model
Article discussing a structural equation model and influencing self-reported health among rural low-income women through health care and social service utilization.
The Changing Use of Health Care Services by Unmarried Older Women, 1969 to 1975: Final Report to the NRTA-AARP Andrus Foundation
Final report to the National Retired Teachers Association (NRTA)- American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) Andrus Foundation. This reports on a research study of the changing use of health care services by unmarried older women from 1969 to 1975.
The Effects of Reaganomics on Health and Nutrition of the Minority Elderly
Paper on the effects of Reaganomics on health and nutrition of the minority elderly.
Community-oriented policing in a multicultural milieu: the case of loitering and disorderly conduct in East Arlington, Texas
Article on community-oriented policing in a multicultural milieu and the case of loitering and disorderly conduct in East Arlington.
Criminal Victimization and Fear of Crime Among the Elderly in the United States: A Critique of the Empirical Research Literature
Article on criminal victimization and fear of crime among the elderly in the United States and a critique of the empirical research literature.
The Need for an Indigent Healthcare Clinic in Irving, Texas
Report for the Irving City Council Community Development Advisory Committee. This report discusses the need for an indigent healthcare clinic in Irving, Texas.
Use of tranquilizers and sleeping pills among older Texans
Article on the use of tranquilizers and sleeping pills among older Texans.
Violence Against Women: Strategies for Rural Areas
Article on violence against women and strategies for rural health.
Community/University Collaboration in Health Care Planning: A Case Study
Article discussing a case study on community and university collaboration in health care planning.
Older Adults' Use of Health Maintenance Organizations
Article on older adults' use of health maintenance organizations.
Care and Health
Encyclopedia article in the 'International Encyclopedia of Economic Sociology' discussing health care, globalization and health, and the effect of the economy on the structure of the health care system.
Ethnic Differences in the Use of Health Care Services Among Older Texans
Article on ethnic differences in the use of health care services among older Texans.
Teaching Nursing Homes: The Case for Long-Term Care Administration
Article on teaching nursing homes and the case for long-term care administration.
The Changing Use of Health Care Services among a Sample of Unmarried Older Women: 1969 to 1979
Article on the changing use of health care services among unmarried older women from 1969 to 1979.
Pediatric Emergency Departments: "Safety-Net" Providers for Vulnerable Children
Article on pediatric emergency departments and "safety-net" providers for vulnerable children.
The Status of Women and Girls in Dallas County: A Review of the Academic Literature
Report for the Dallas Women's Foundation on a comprehensive assessment from 2000 to 2002 of the status of women and girls in Dallas County, including sections on economics, health, families, and adolescent girls.
Use of Health Care Services by Older Adults in the United States, Great Britain and Canada
Book chapter on the use of health care services by older adults in the United States, Great Britain, and Canada.
Cultural Memory and Heirloom Seeds: The Foundation of Local Food Systems
This presentation is part of the faculty lecture series UNT Speaks Out on the Food We Eat. This presentation discusses heirloom seeds and covers information about the Foundation of Local Food Systems.
Ethnicity, Health Care and Socio-Economic Status: The Continuing Disparity Among Minority Children in Texas
Article on ethnicity, health care and socio-economic status and the continuing disparity among minority children in Texas.
HIV and AIDS in sub-Saharan Africa
This presentation is part of the faculty lecture series UNT Speaks Out on HIV/AIDS. This presentation discusses HIV and AIDS in sub-Saharan Africa.
Older Canadian with Developmental Disabilities Access to Health Care and Social Services
This book chapter discusses older Canadians with developmental disabilities access to health care and social services.
Assessment of the Need for Relief Services by Rural Texas Family Physicians
Article on an assessment of the need for relief services by rural Texas family physicians.
The Transfer of Work Experiences into Family Life: An Introductory Study of Workers in Self-Managed Work Teams
Article on the transfer of work experiences into family life and an introductory study of workers in self-managed work teams.
Irony and the 'yoga wars'
Article discussing the debated topic of whether yoga is a Hindu or Secular practice and the potential causes and impacts of how and why this subject is being debated.