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Mutual entailment of temporal relations in younger and older adults: reversing order judgments
(Springer Verlag, 2016-05-12)
For temporal relations, mutually entailed relations are different to those directly trained; we learn that A occurred before B and derive that B occurred after A. Deriving such relations results in lower accuracy and ...
Do single and multiple behavior change interventions contain different behavior change techniques? A comparison of interventions targeting physical activity in obese populations
(American Psychological Association, 2015-09)
Objective: Interventions to increase physical activity can target this behavior alone or as part of multiple health behavior change (MHBC) interventions. To date little is known about the content of MHBC interventions as ...
Bandpass characteristics of high-frequency sensitivity and visual experience in blindsight
Patient RP suffers a unilateral right homonymous quadrant anopia but demonstrates better than chance discrimination for stimuli presented in the blind field at temporal frequencies between 33 and 47 Hz (all significant at ...
Emotional eating: feeding and fearing feelings - what psychologists need to know
(The Psychological Society of Ireland, 2017-06)
This article reviews the psychological theories of emotional eating and introduces to a little known model, Affect Phobia, which combines both learning and psychodynamic theory
A qualitative study of prescription contraception use: the perspectives of users, general practitioners and pharmacists
(Public Library of Science, 2015-12-03)
The oral contraceptive pill (OCP) remains the most popular form of prescription contraception in many countries, despite adherence difficulties for many. Uptake of long acting reversible contraceptives (LARCs), which are ...
Is a therapist's attachment style predictive of stress and burnout in a sample of Irish therapists?
(IACP Irish Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy, 2017)
The current study investigated whether attachment style, as measured by levels of attachment anxiety and avoidance, in a sample of (N = 137) therapists predicted stress and burnout. A series of hierarchical multiple ...
Conscientiousness and mindfulness in midlife coping: An assessment based on MIDUS II
Research has demonstrated that conscientious individuals tend to engage in planful problem solving to cope with stressful situations. Likewise, mindful individuals tend to favour approach-based coping and are less likely ...
Development of a feasible implementation fidelity protocol within a complex physical therapy-led self-management intervention
(Oxford University Press, 2016-08-01)
Implementation fidelity is poorly addressed within physical therapy interventions, which may be due to limited research on how to develop and implement an implementation fidelity protocol. The purpose of this study was ...
Using mixed methods to assess fidelity of delivery and its influencing factors in a complex self-management intervention for people with osteoarthritis and low back pain
(Toomey, Elaine, Matthews, James, & Hurley, Deirdre A. (2017). Using mixed methods to assess fidelity of delivery and its influencing factors in a complex self-management intervention for people with osteoarthritis and low back pain. BMJ Open, 7(8). doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2016-015452, 2017-08-04)
Abstract Objectives and design Despite an increasing awareness of the importance of fidelity of delivery within complex behaviour change interventions, it is often poorly assessed. This mixed methods study aimed to establish ...
Does mindfulness enhance critical thinking? Evidence for the mediating effects of executive functioning in the relationship between mindfulness and critical thinking
(Frontiers Media, 2016-01-19)
Mindfulness originated in the Buddhist tradition as a way of cultivating clarity of thought. Despite the fact that this behavior is best captured using critical thinking (CT) assessments, no studies have examined the effects ...