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Responsiveness Is an Important Quality of Mothers
Mothers who consistently respond to their children’s emotions, through mirroring, have smarter, more socially competent children.
Negative Comments About Weight, from a Peer, Can Impact How a Young Woman Views Her Body
When it comes from a peer, a negative comment about a young woman's weight can make her feel unhappy with her body – even when the young woman is not overly concerned with her weight. This is the first study to demonstrate ...
Exploring the Service Experiences of Women with Autism Spectrum Disorder: A Mixed-Methods Study
Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) often have complex service needs across the lifespan. The specific experiences of women with ASD, however, remain largely unknown. This concurrent mixed-methods dissertation ...
An Empirical Phenomenological-Psychological Investigation of Urinary Urgency in Incontinent Women
Many barriers to help seeking for urinary incontinence (UI) have been reported in the literature. In the past decade, studies of Overactive Bladder Syndrome (OABS), a condition characterized by symptoms of urinary urgency ...
This thesis will outline my material processes, ideas and concepts during my studies at York University’s MFA in Visual Arts. I briefly discuss weaving and women in mythology and history, and connect my work to that of ...
Defying the Laws of Nature?: Menstruation and Female Intellect in Historical Perspective
In 19th and early 20th century America menstruation began to be constructed as a barrier to women wishing to access higher education. Male physicians warned of the supposed dangers studying would impose upon female ...