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The roles of stress, self-distraction and behavioral disengagement: Perceived stigma in HIV-positive individuals

Description: Paper on denial, daily hassles, and health distress in HIV positive individuals. The authors' findings are important from a therapeutic perspective, and suggest that experiencing hassles and choosing to use denial as a coping strategy are associated with more health distress.
Date: April 14, 2011
Creator: Gomez, Brooke; Chng, Chwee-Lye & Vosvick, Mark A.
Partner: UNT Honors College

Math Anxiety in Fundamentals of Algebra Students

Description: This paper describes the current state of research and understanding of math anxiety, expounds upon this information with independent research conducted at UNT, evaluates this research, and suggests a plan for improved results in mathematics education.
Date: April 3, 2008
Creator: Draznin, Sara & Brand, Neal E.
Partner: UNT Honors College

Mental Illness in Literature: Case Studies of Sylvia Plath and Charlotte Perkins Gilman

Description: This study examines mental illness in literature, with a focus on Charlotte Perkins Gilman's 'The Yellow Wallpaper' and Sylvia Plath's 'The Bell Jar', the primary texts of the research, and develops similarities and personal connections between the authors and their mentally unstable main characters.
Date: April 15, 2010
Creator: Dyer, Darby & Flowers, Theresa
Partner: UNT Honors College

Rebuilding the World with Green BRICs

Description: This paper discusses social, economic, and global issues and research on rebuilding the world with green, energy-efficient strategies for Brazil, Russia, India, and China (BRIC).
Date: April 15, 2010
Creator: Hubby, Desiree & Engen, Ryan
Partner: UNT Honors College

Machiavelli's 'The Prince' as a Satire: An Exploratory Look at Machiavelli's Works to Determine His True Political Inclinations

Description: This paper discusses a research study on Machiavelli's 'The Prince' as a satire. The author argues that 'The Prince' challenges all of Machiavelli's other works and what we know of his life, and that this inconsistency and the knowledge of Machiavelli's opinions give evidence that perhaps 'The Prince' is a satire.
Date: March 29, 2007
Creator: Kniatt, Stacey & Johnson, Ken
Partner: UNT Honors College

Grandparents Raising Exceptional Children

Description: This paper discusses research into grandparents raising children with disabilities.
Date: March 30, 2006
Creator: Phillips, Landeia & Rademacher, Joyce A.
Partner: UNT Honors College

Smoking, Secondhand Smoke, And Quitting: A Cessation Program

Description: This paper discusses a research study that uses an education program designed to teach young women about the health effects of smoking, secondhand smoke, and the benefits of quitting.
Date: April 3, 2008
Creator: Settegast, Brandi & Eve, Susan Brown
Partner: UNT Honors College

The Other Mary: The Absence of Mary Magdalene in the Santa Maria Trastevere

Description: This paper discusses research on the absence of Mary Magdalene in the Santa Maria Basilica in Trastevere, Rome. The author's research examines the social context throughout Rome during the medieval era, the status of prostitution, spatial analysis of Trastevere, and the inevitable entrance of promiscuity through the Santa Maria Basilica in Trastevere.
Date: April 14, 2011
Creator: Camp, Briana & Baxter, Denise Amy
Partner: UNT Honors College