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The Poor Performance of a Worker Can Impact the Whole Workplace
The reasons which workers come up with to explain the poor performance of a colleague can have a strong impact on how these workers interact with that colleague.
Bank Mergers May Have Negative Effects on Customers
Bank mergers can benefit shareholders but can have negative effects on customers. The structure of loan syndicates needs to be well controlled to avoid risk in the banking system. Banks are currently pricing loan risk effectively.
D.R.P.I. Promotes and Protects the Rights of People with Disabilities Through Monitoring
D.R.P.I. is working to protect and promote the rights of people with disabilities through monitoring.
The Effectiveness of Community-Based CBT for Childhood Anxiety
Community mental health centres are often the first place that children and parents seek treatment and thus it is critical that these centres be offering the most effective treatment to their clients. The results of this ...
CBT May Help Children Cope with Anxiety at School and in Social Settings
CBT, when delivered in groups, may help anxious children function better in social settings and the classroom, but the changes may be too small to be captured by questionnaires.
What Are the Consumer Preferences of Chinese Immigrants in Toronto?
Chinese immigrants in Toronto prefer to shop in Chinese stores.
Understanding the psychosocial profile of women with fibromyalgia syndrome
(Pain and Research Management, 2009)
Fibromyalgia syndrome (FMS) is a disease with a complex etiology characterized by symptoms of widespread pain and fatigue. FMS is more common in women. Both depression and anxiety have been found to be independently associated ...
Sex differences in the prevalence of post-stroke depression: a systematic review
Objective: Depression after stroke occurs in 33% of individuals. It is grossly underdiagnosed and untreated. Sex differences in the prevalence of post-stroke depression (PSD) have not been adequately studied, and may ...
Evaluating clinical significance through equivalence testing: Extending the normative comparisons approach
(Society for Psychotherapy Research, 2009)
The field of psychology, as with many other disciplines, has been increasingly interested in being able to measure the effectiveness of behavioral interventions. This trend has led to a number of different approaches for ...
The average distance between item values: A novel approach for estimating internal consistency
(Sage Publications, 2009)
This article presents a method for assessing the internal consistency of scales that works equally well with short and long scales, namely, the average proportional distance. The method provides information on the average ...
Variability in clinical practice guidelines for sweetening agents in newborn infants undergoing painful procedures
(Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins, 2009-02)
Objective: Sweetening agents have been recommended in position statements and consensus documents for procedural pain management in neonates; however, it is not clear if this has resulted in widespread adoption in ...
Developing sustainability: sustainability policy and gentrification on Toronto's waterfront
(Taylor & Francis, 2009-08)
A “three pillar” concept of sustainability guides the current publicly funded planning and redevelopment process on Toronto’s waterfront. While this concept serves as a guiding framework, sustainability is largely defined ...
Structure of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Symptoms in Pain and Pain-Free Patients Scheduled for Major Surgery
Factor-analytic studies of the structure of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) symptoms have yielded inconsistent results. One of the reasons for the inconsistency may be that PTSD is highly comorbid with other disorders; ...
Emotional numbing and pain intensity predict the development of pain disability up to one year after lateral thoracotomy
Little is known about the factors that predict the transition of acute, time limited pain to chronic pathological pain following postero-lateral thoracotomy. The aim of the present prospective, longitudinal study was to ...
Adding Gabapentin to a multimodal regimen does not reduce acute pain, opioid consumption or chronic pain after total hip arthroplasty
Background: Gabapentin (GPN) is effective in reducing post-operative pain and opioid consumption, but its effects with regional anesthesia for total hip arthroplasty (THA) are not known. We designed this study to determine ...
A heteroscedastic, rank-based approach for analyzing 2 x 2 independent groups designs
(JMASM, Inc., 2009)
The ANOVA F is a widely used statistic in psychological research despite its shortcomings when the assumptions of normality and variance heterogeneity are violated. A Monte Carlo investigation compared Type I error and ...
Professor Bob Jefferies: A class act
(Varsity Science, 07/09/2009)
Toponymie et contrepoids aux effets du paysage linguistique en situation de contact des langues
(York University, 2009)
Affichée, la toponymie appartient à ce que Bourhis et Landry (1997) nomment le « paysage linguistique ». En situation de contact des langues, le paysage linguistique joue un rôle symbolique chez les groupes occupant un ...
Essai d’onomastique sandienne
(York University, 2009)
De très nombreux aspects de l’oeuvre de George Sand ont déjà été étudiés. Mais de manière surprenante, l’onomastique chez George Sand n’a guère préoccupé, ni intéressé les chercheurs. Seul le choix de son pseudonyme a ...
The German Surname Atlas Project – Computer-Based Surname Geography
(York University, 2009)
The <German Surname Atlas> (<Deutscher Familiennamenatlas>, DFA) project is presented below. The surname maps are based on German fixed network telephone lines (in 2005) with German postal districts as graticules. In our ...