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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 ...
A new measure of multimorbid illness and treatment representations: the example of diabetes and depression
(Elsevier ScienceDirect, 2015-03-15)
Background: Depression is two to three times more common in people with diabetes than in the general population. Although multimorbid diabetes and depression is associated with poor health outcome, existing research has ...
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 ...
Which behaviour change techniques are most effective at increasing older adults self-efficacy and physical activity behaviour? A systematic review.
(Springer Verlag, 2014-03-20)
Background. Increasing self-efficacy is an effective mechanism for increasing physical activity, especially for older people. Purpose. The aim of this review was to identify behavior change techniques (BCTs) that ...
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 protocol for a randomised active-controlled trial to evaluate the effects of an online mindfulness intervention on executive control, critical thinking and key thinking dispositions in a university student sample
(BioMed Central, 2016-04-12)
Background While most modern research focuses on the clinical benefits of mindfulness, an emerging body of work suggests that mindfulness can facilitate self-regulation of everyday thinking in typically developing ...
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 ...