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Models of unexplained symptoms associated with occupational and environmental exposures

Anne Spurgeon
2002 Environmental Health Perspectives  
A number of models derived from the field of health psychology are discussed in terms of their application to occupational and environmental syndromes.  ...  It is proposed that this approach, which is already well established in the fields of human and social sciences, should be adopted more readily by those concerned with occupational and environmental epidemiology  ...  Throughout much of the 20th century the related fields of occupational and environmental health have been heavily influenced by what is generally termed the medical model, a framework that makes a distinction  ... 
doi:10.1289/ehp.02110s4601 pmid:12194893 pmcid:PMC1241212 fatcat:x6p74evdwzewdecggnlezd2awa

Page 2189 of Psychological Abstracts Vol. 74, Issue 8 [page]

1987 Psychological Abstracts  
With decisions made in this manner, crime rates and sanction levels are not determined simultaneously.  ...  PHYSICAL AND PSYCHOLOGICAL DISORDERS stigma of bearing an illegitimate child, economic pressures, religious superstition, and the attitude toward persons with disabilities were prominent reasons for the  ... 

A theoretical review of burnout syndrome and perspectives on burnout models

Yunus Emre Ozturk
2021 Bussecon Review of Social Sciences (2687-2285)  
Main contribution of the paper to literature is its theoretical perspective with fundamental theories and models of burnout syndrome.  ...  This study aimed to explain how stress and burnout syndrome affects the individuals and business organizations. It is also aimed to maintain a theoretical perspective on burnout syndrome models.  ...  At the last stage, the individual notices the distinction between his/her previous positive attitudes and his/her current attitudes and, as a result, thinks that their distant attitudes limit their contribution  ... 
doi:10.36096/brss.v2i4.235 fatcat:kmvrw7vdire4zm7rbbedqumn2m

Page 1635 of Psychological Abstracts Vol. 89, Issue 4 [page]

2002 Psychological Abstracts  
The 881 Ss with distinct environmental ideologies dif- fered in the extent to which their attitudes toward environmental protection at the three geographic levels were consistent. 12744.  ...  When environmental protection was rated as important, attitudes toward protecting tropical rainforests, regional forests, and local open space were more consistent with each other than when the is- sue  ... 

Protecting the Local Landscape or Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions? A Study on Social Acceptance and Preferences towards the Installation of a Wind Farm

Maria De Salvo, Sandra Notaro, Giuseppe Cucuzza, Laura Giuffrida, Giovanni Signorello
2021 Sustainability  
An analysis of data revealed high heterogeneity in attitudes, beliefs, and preferences of citizens towards the two potentially competing environmental goods.  ...  Welfare measures were elicited using a payment card elicitation format and quantified through different estimation models.  ...  An analysis of attitudes and beliefs and an valuation of economic preferences for each environmental good are conducted through different econometric models.  ... 
doi:10.3390/su132212755 fatcat:i6hxt5q5ebhszpzdxxxlyframm

The Ethical Significance of Language in the Environmental Sciences: Case Studies from Pollution Research

Kevin C. Elliott
2009 Ethics, Place and Environment  
language. policy decisions.  ...  For example, Bryan Norton (1998) has criticized what he calls the 'sequential model' for the relationship between environmental science and policy, according to which the ethical and societal values associated  ...  'Gulf-War Syndrome' provides a particularly well publicized example of the sorts of symptoms associated with MCS.  ... 
doi:10.1080/13668790902863382 fatcat:56gxqyxz3nfzra4zdfwfsv6iai

The Impact of Ecological Knowledge on Young Consumers' Attitudes and Behaviours towards the Food Market

Wiesława Kuźniar, Tomasz Surmacz, Bogdan Wierzbiński
2021 Sustainability  
The authors made an attempt of answering the question, to what extent do the level of knowledge and the declared eco-friendly attitudes have an impact on specific purchasing decisions.  ...  These issues are the subject matter of this paper, which aims at both the identification and evaluation of selected aspects of knowledge, attitudes and eco-friendly behaviour of consumers connected with  ...  The KAP model is also applied to environmental studies with the aim of evaluating knowledge, attitude and practices related to environmental awareness.  ... 
doi:10.3390/su13041984 fatcat:c56tlqubc5cnfaxapr2hwwvsoq

Correlations between social dominance orientation and political attitudes reflect common genetic underpinnings

Thomas Haarklau Kleppestø, Nikolai Olavi Czajkowski, Olav Vassend, Espen Røysamb, Nikolai Haahjem Eftedal, Jennifer Sheehy-Skeffington, Jonas R. Kunst, Lotte Thomsen
2019 Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America  
Social dominance orientation (SDO), an influential index of people's general attitudes toward intergroup hierarchy, correlates robustly with political beliefs.  ...  (mean genetic correlation 0.51), while the environmental correlation was very low (mean environmental correlation 0.08).  ...  Hence, an interpretation of the genetically grounded behavioral syndrome with SDO and political attitudes as a maladaptive syndrome seems unlikely (but not falsified).  ... 
doi:10.1073/pnas.1818711116 pmid:31431527 pmcid:PMC6731660 fatcat:re4eyps5e5ct3fg3mi6wvb5wi4

COPING WITH THE "NIMBY SYNDROME": POLITICAL ISSUES RELATED TO THE BUILDING OF BIG INFRASTRUCTURES IN LIBERAL DEMOCRACY COUNTRIES

Agostino MASSA
2019 Security and Defence Quarterly  
", its development and the strategies elaborated by public and private actors to cope with it.  ...  these issues in Italy, considered as a good example of a liberal democracy country, the article is set to discuss their social and political consequences, focusing in particular on the so-called "NIMBY syndrome  ...  Th e fi rst one is the "privatization model", according to which siting decisions are let to market rules.  ... 
doi:10.35467/sdq/103348 fatcat:3ne25572y5hndpmo6oiooo5jve

The Role of Economic Analysis in Local Government Decisions: The Case of Solid Waste Management

John M. Halstead, William M. Park
1996 Agricultural and Resource Economics Review  
The issue of solid waste management has risen to national prominence in the last decade, fueled by increasing waste disposal costs and changing public attitudes.  ...  most basic economic concepts and principles for sound decision making in solid waste management or the many other areas in which local public choices are made.  ...  "An Examination of the NIMBY Syndrome: Why Not in My Backyard?" extension or outreach role with regard to solid of the NIMBY Syndrome: Why Not in My Backyard?"  ... 
doi:10.1017/s1068280500000101 fatcat:wdl5til6onbxvizo532a5pw244

Healthy lifestyles in the perspective of homo eligens

Piotr Stępniak
2018 Journal of Medical Science  
Assigning great importance to individual decisions and behaviors, it should be noted that they are determined by the syndrome of cultural, environmental and socioeconomic factors.  ...  attitudes.  ... 
doi:10.20883/jms.2018.267 fatcat:dsev7j43mvcq3ejrhazmvksmba

Wind power and the NIMBY-myth: institutional capacity and the limited significance of public support

Maarten Wolsink
2000 Renewable Energy  
It argues that other barriers to wind power implementation exist beyond attitudes among the population.  ...  Surveys generally show strong overall public support for wind power, while concrete projects are felt to suer from the Not-In-My-Backyard (NIMBY) syndrome.  ...  The poor quality of NIMBY illustrated The common view on the NIMBY syndrome links a positive attitude to wind power with resistance against a particular project.  ... 
doi:10.1016/s0960-1481(99)00130-5 fatcat:pow6qzrsrfdg7nyk36gecxnvci

Grappling with the Enduring Challenges of Consumption Complex Syndrome in Nigeria (A Survey of the Footwear Industry)

Gazie S. Okpara, Aham V. Anyanwu
2011 International Journal of Marketing Studies  
The concomitant policy, entrepreneurial imperatives and a reconstruction of the Consumer Behaviour model are considered.  ...  Using experiments in the footwear industry, this study established the prevalence of a "Consumption Complex Syndrome (CCS)" -a state of consumer mind that consistently predisposes him to foreign-labeled  ...  A proposed model therefore is depicted and explained in Appendix 6. 6) Given that Consumption Complex Syndrome (CCS) was prevalent in shoes' purchase decision in Aba, it is recommended that further BBE  ... 
doi:10.5539/ijms.v3n3p122 fatcat:cbafjpo52vanzlv5gefazs7rh4

Page 3119 of Psychological Abstracts Vol. 77, Issue 12 [page]

1990 Psychological Abstracts  
(Wake Forest U, Bowman Gray School of Medi- cine, Winston-Salem, NC) Compliance behavior in women with abnormal Pap smears: Developing and testing a decision model.  ...  —Evaluated 3 programs to determine the effects of education on knowledge and attitudes regarding acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) and condom acquisition. 75 sexually active females attending  ... 

Assessing the Determinants of Renewable Electricity Acceptance Integrating Meta-Analysis Regression and a Local Comprehensive Survey

Simona Bigerna, Paolo Polinori
2015 Sustainability  
By contrast, environmental externalities are often the cause of strong opposition to RE adoption if local communities are involved as stakeholders in wind, solar or biomass investment projects.  ...  Furthermore, people who have previous experience with windmills require less compensation, or are willing to pay more, for RE development.  ...  Environmental awareness and knowledge of RES are also considered in this model.  ... 
doi:10.3390/su70911909 fatcat:wb74pqhsdbcrdakdxt5t2i42wa
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