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The importance of the modulation of pain by emotion is now widely recognised. In particular, stress and anxiety, depending on their nature, duration and intensity, can exert potent, but complex, modulatory influences ...
A Literature Review on Health Communication Campaign Evaluation with Regard to the Prevention and Control of Communicable Diseases in Europe
Executive summary Introduction This review collates and summarises the literature on communication campaign evaluation with relevance to the prevention and control of communicable diseases. The purpose of this review is ...
Reasons for participation and non-participation in a diabetes prevention trial among women with prior gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM)
Background: Gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) is a risk factor for the development of type 2 diabetes. Lifestyle intervention can prevent progression to type 2 diabetes in high risk populations. We designed a randomised ...
Indicators of Student Satisfaction in Postgraduate Blended Learning Programmes: Key Messages from a Survey Study
This survey reports on an evaluation of student satisfaction after undertaking blended learning postgraduate programmes in a school of nursing and midwifery. There is little data available in Ireland that considers the ...
Validating an Irish-language version of the Rivermead Behavioural Memory Test - Second Edition
(Ingenta Connect, 2014-04)
This study translates and assesses the psychometric properties of an Irish-language version of the Rivermead Behavioural Memory Test - Second Edition (Wilson et al 2003), a screening measure for memory impairment in adults.
Priorities for implementing the promotion of mental health and primary prevention of mental disorder: Technical Evidence Paper
(HPRC, NUI Galway, 2014-06-18)
Good mental health is an integral component of population health and wellbeing and contributes to the functioning of individuals, families, communities and the social and economic prosperity of society [1,2]. Promoting ...
Towards building healthy school communities through healthy food access.
(Health Promotion Research Centre, NUI Galway, 2014)
One of the goals of health promotion is to make it easier for people to make the healthy choice. Enabling students to make the healthy choice by improving access to, and availability of, healthy foods is essential in ...
Developing a Consensus on Core Competencies for Health Promotion.
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Cortical thinning and caudate abnormalities in first episode psychosis and their association with clinical outcome.
First episode psychosis (FEP) has been associated with structural brain changes, largely identified by volumetric analyses. Advances in neuroimaging processing have made it possible to measure geometric properties that may ...
Interns and their smartphones: use for clinical practice
Purpose of the study Smartphone use among healthcare professionals has become widespread and will continue to grow in the coming years.Study design In October 2012, a survey was distributed to 230 interns at two of the ...