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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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Methodological challenges of sensitive topic research with adolescents.
Purpose The purpose of this paper is to focus on the methodological challenges in the design and implementation of an emotionally sensitive topic involving research with adolescents based on a study evaluating the experiences ...
Flicker-induced color and form: Interdependencies and relation to stimulation frequency and phase
Our understanding of human visual perception generally rests on the assumption that conscious visual states represent the interaction of spatial structures in the environment and our nervous system. This assumption is ...