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Brief Report: Stress in parents of adults with intellectual disabilities attending Special Olympics competitions
Parents of individuals with intellectual disabilities often experience higher levels of child-related stress than parents of individuals without an intellectual disability. The present study examines differences in the ...
Dissociation of phantom limb phenomena from stump tactile spatial acuity and sensory thresholds
(Oxford University Press, 2005)
Most amputees experience phantom limb sensations and/or phantom limb pain as well as residual limb (stump) pain that are resistant to treatment. Phantom phenomena are not homogeneous; each patient presents with a unique ...
Giving Voice to Expressions of Quality of Life for Persons Living With Dementia Through Story, Music, and Art
(Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc., 2005-01)
The purpose of this qualitative descriptive study was to give voice to expressions of quality of life for persons who live with dementia and who reside in long-term care, primarily on locked cognitive support units.With ...
The language of loss when a baby dies prior to birth: Cocreating human experience
(Sage Publications, Inc., 2005)
When a baby dies prior to birth, a woman and her family begin a life long journey of living and transforming with loss. The language used with families during times of devastating loss is important to reflect upon since, ...
Longitudinal Course of Depressive Symptomatology After a Cardiac Event: Effects of Gender and Cardiac Rehabilitation
(Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins, 2005-01)
The effects of early pain experience in neonates on pain responses in infancy and childhood.
Iatrogenic pain is commonplace in newborn infants yet we know very little about its long-term effects. This article reviews the evidence for and against the suggestion that painful procedures experienced in the perinatal ...
Preoperative coping strategies and distress predict postoperative pain and morphine consumption in women undergoing abdominal gynecologic surgery
Objectives The aim of the present study was to predict postoperative pain and morphine consumption based on preoperative psychosocial factors. Methods One hundred and twenty-two women completed measures of distress and ...