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Predicting preschool pain-related anticipatory distress: the relative contribution of longitudinal and concurrent factors
Anticipatory distress prior to a painful medical procedure can lead to negative sequelae including heightened pain experiences, avoidance of future medical procedures, and potential non-compliance with preventative ...
Naturalistic Parental Pain Management During Immunizations over the First Year of Life: Observational Norms from the OUCH Cohort
No research to date has descriptively catalogued what parents of healthy infants are naturalistically doing to manage their infant's pain over immunization appointments across the first year of life. This knowledge, in ...
Plugged in: Electronics use in youth and young adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder
(Sage Publishing, 01/01/2016)
Although electronic technology currently plays an integral role for most youth, there are growing concerns of its excessive and compulsive use. The current study documents patterns and impact of electronics use in individuals ...
Prevalence and Impact of Significant Life Events for Adults with Asperger Syndrome
(Ontario Association on Developmental Disabilities, 2013)
Little is known about the significant life events experienced by adults with Asperger syndrome (AS), though these may result in psychiatric illness. This study looks at the prevalence and types of significant life experiences ...
Parent Empowerment and Mental Health: Understanding Parent Perceptions of the Educational Experience
(Ontario Association on Developmental Disabilities, 2010)
Parents of children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) are important partners with schools in ensuring effective education, and it is important to examine the factors that influence parent perceptions of their children’s ...
Own-age and own-sex biases in recognition of aged faces.
It is surprising how easily we are able to recognize people whom we have not seen in many years, somehow compensating for the aging-related facial changes that occurred. We measured the limits of the ability to recognize ...
The Social Geographies of Access and Inclusivity for Adults with Learning Disabilities in Indigenous Cultural Contexts
Rather than remaining confined to the educational experiences of childhood, learning disabilities (LDs) which impact one’s ability to perceive, interpret, and use both verbal and/or non-verbal information, can be carried ...
The Profound Impact of Cochlear Implants on a Young Deaf Adult's Life & Deaf Identity
This paper explores my autoethnography about the life experiences of young deaf adults with cochlear implants, and most importantly, researching how we describe and identify ourselves. The generation born in the years ...
Measurement of pain
(Elsevier Inc., 1999-04)
Pain is a personal, subjective experience influenced by cultural learning, the meaning of the situation, attention, and other psychologic variables. Approaches to the measurement of pain include verbal and numeric self-rating ...