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Behavioural and neuroimaging evidence for a contribution of color and texture information to scene classification in a patient with visual form agnosia.
(Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 2004-03)
A common notion is that object perception is a necessary precursor to scene perception. Behavioral evidence suggests, however, that scene perception can operate independently of object perception. Further, neuroimaging has ...
Cross-cultural perspectives on research participation and informed consent
This study examined Portuguese Canadian and Caribbean Canadian immigrants' perceptions of health research and informed consent procedures. Six focus groups (three in each cultural group) involving 42 participants and two ...
Primary prevention of violence against women
The best mechanisms to prevent violence against women were reviewed in a critical appraisal conducted by the University Health Network Women’s Health Program. Several promising primary interventions were identified. These ...
Physician–patient interaction: a gynecology clinic in Turkey
Evidence for gender differences in physicians' communication with their patients comes primarily from Western countries. Little is known about whether these gender differences would also be observed in Turkey, where there ...
Work family balance, stress, and salivary cortisol in men and women academic physicians
Background: The stress of medical practice has been recurrently studied, but work- and family-related determinants of health by gender remain under researched. Purpose: To test the hypothesis that cortisol excretion would ...
A tailored intervention to promote breast cancer screening among South Asian immigrant women
(Social Science and Medicine, 2005-02)
This study developed and evaluated a socioculturally tailored intervention to improve knowledge, beliefs and clinical breast examination (CBE) among South Asian (SA) immigrant women. The intervention comprised a series of ...
"Why doesn't she seek help for partner abuse?" An exploratory study with South Asian immigrant women
This study explores why South Asian immigrant women with experiences of partner abuse delay seeking help from professionals. Three focus groups were conducted in Hindi language with South Asian immigrant women in Toronto. ...
Breast and cervical cancer screening in Hispanic women: a literature review using the health belief model
The aim of this study was to review published studies that examined factors influencing breast and cervical cancer screening behavior in Hispanic women, using the Health Belief Model (HBM). MEDLINE and PsycINFO databases ...
Evidence-based Practice in Developmental Disabilities: What is it and Why Does it Matter?
(Ontario Association on Developmental Disabilities, 2007-11)
Self-Injurious Behaviours in Autism: A Literature Review
(Journal on Developmental Disabilities, 2003)
Self-injury is a frequent and serious problem for individuals with autism and developmental disabilities. This paper summarizes the clinical and empirical evidence pertaining to self-injury, and highlights valid theories ...