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Interventions for Upper-Limb Intention Tremor in Multiple Sclerosis

Frances Hawes, Carley Billups, Susan Forwell
2010 International Journal of MS Care  
Preliminary evidence demonstrates the usefulness and sustainability of the behavioral strategies and the use of multiple techniques simultaneously in the treatment of ULIT.  ...  Participants evaluated the techniques using visual analogue scales (VASs). One month after the intervention, participants were interviewed to assess sustainability of the techniques.  ...  Discussion The results of this preliminary study provide valuable insight into the experiences with and success of behavioral and assistive device techniques to manage ULIT in people with MS.  ... 
doi:10.7224/1537-2073-12.3.122 fatcat:a6tdlje47bg3ndpnitt26jni4a

The Transcendental Meditation Technique and Acute Experimental Pain

Walter W. Mills, John T. Farrow
1981 Psychosomatic Medicine  
The Transcendental Meditation (TM) technique decreases the distress associated with the experience of acute experimental pain.  ...  The validity, implications, and possible causes of these results are discussed.  ...  The authors gratefully acknowledge the support and expert guidance of Gretchen Timmermans, and wish to thank Bill Grassell for statistical analyses.  ... 
doi:10.1097/00006842-198104000-00007 pmid:7022535 fatcat:hhiqpk353rfb7owzux324xpvra

A Qualitative Heuristic Inquiry into the Development of Therapeutic Presence as a Student Music Therapist

Niall Mc Guigan
2020 Voices: A World Forum for Music Therapy  
Data, in the form of questionnaires, reflections and group musical improvisations were analysed systematically to validate my experience of the research topic, and also to discover and evaluate themes  ...  In this paper, I will provide an introduction to the topic reviewing its relevance to the practice of music therapy, and I will argue that the development of therapeutic presence is a fundamental part  ...  These include the following methods: • the researcher's awareness and declaration of personal bias and willingness to change preconceptions if data are not in agreement with them, • the topic as a preliminary  ... 
doi:10.15845/voices.v20i1.2586 fatcat:qtvdamercfemnf7vzcernwotea

The Impact of Photobleaching on Microarray Analysis

Marcel von der Haar, John-Alexander Preuß, Kathrin von der Haar, Patrick Lindner, Thomas Scheper, Frank Stahl
2015 Biology  
These findings constitute a step towards standardization of microarray experiments and analysis and may help to increase the lab-to-lab comparability of microarray experiment results.  ...  The implementation of multi-scan techniques represents a promising approach to overcome these limitations.  ...  All authors participated in the design of the study and approved the final manuscript.  ... 
doi:10.3390/biology4030556 pmid:26378589 pmcid:PMC4588150 fatcat:wdnrn5rmvvdfdepmp6ubrg3ytu

Book Reviews : Clinton I. Chase. Measurement for Educational Evaluation. (2nd ed.). California: Addison-Wesley Publishing Company, 1978. Pp. xviii + 361. $12.95

Susan Gross
1981 Educational and Psychological Measurement  
Limitations of question types and techniques are pre- sented with candor; the emphasis being one of fostering awareness on the part of the classroom teacher as a consumer of tests.  ...  Three chapters address the teacher-made test; Teacher-Made Tests; Preliminary Considerations, Teacher-Made Tests: Writing Test Items, and Essay Examinations.  ... 
doi:10.1177/001316448104100248 fatcat:4gnmno2qs5bf5hox4cpot335ru

Contextual Cognitive-Behavioral Therapies Across the Psychosis Continuum

Maria João Ruivo Ventura Martins, Paula Castilho, Célia Barreto Carvalho, Ana Telma Pereira, Vitor Santos, Andrew Gumley, António Ferreira de Macedo
2017 European Psychologist  
Objective: To examine, critically analyze, and summarize the results from studies based on therapeutic models within the CCBT approach (Mindfulness and Acceptance-based interventions, Compassion-Focused  ...  Results: A total of 17 articles were included. This review was based on a majority of unclear or low risk of bias studies.  ...  Acknowledgments This research has been supported by the first author PhD Grant (SFRH/BD/96092/2013), sponsored by FCT (Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology).  ... 
doi:10.1027/1016-9040/a000283 fatcat:t2qz4ule2rasvngpviwovl4u5e

Errors, discrepancies and underlying bias in radiology with case examples: a pictorial review

Omer Onder, Yasin Yarasir, Aynur Azizova, Gamze Durhan, Mehmet Ruhi Onur, Orhan Macit Ariyurek
2021 Insights into Imaging  
The aim of this paper is to review both the classification of errors and the underlying biases.  ...  Case-based examples are presented and discussed for each type of error and bias to provide greater clarity and understanding.  ...  Acknowledgements This paper was presented as a poster at ECR 2020 and was awarded with the Certificate of Merit.  ... 
doi:10.1186/s13244-021-00986-8 pmid:33877458 fatcat:ssi4bp5ojfcwfc5ax7uuqpqmqq

Restructuring reward processing with Mindfulness-Oriented Recovery Enhancement: novel therapeutic mechanisms to remediate hedonic dysregulation in addiction, stress, and pain

Eric L. Garland
2016 Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences  
Though valuation processes are fundamental to survival of the human species, hedonic dysregulation is at the root of an array of clinical disorders, including addiction, stress, and chronic pain, as evidenced  ...  shift in salience of natural reward relative to drug reward, representing a crucial tipping point to disrupt the progression of addiction, which no other behavioral intervention has been designed to do  ...  The conclusions in this article are those of the author and do not necessarily represent the official position of the NIH.  ... 
doi:10.1111/nyas.13034 pmid:27037786 pmcid:PMC4940274 fatcat:ruxn2qafdrcyjf2xj7uvugj5gu

Reflexive Foundations of Cognitive Mental States

Alexandr Prokhorov, Lira Artishcheva
2018 Open Journal for Psychological Research  
Reflection interacting with mental states creates a new quality -awareness and experience of states. It allows students to predict the results obtained, adjust their cognitive activity.  ...  Grant's technique and the original technique for diagnosing reflexive processes which reveals the features of recognition, awareness and identification (A. O. Prokhorov, A. V. Chernov).  ...  Acknowledgments The research was carried out with the financial support of the RFBR grant (Russian Foundation for Basic Research), project No. 17-06-00057 a.  ... 
doi:10.32591/coas.ojpr.0201.05039p fatcat:ddbop2cwhncbnbkwnzfb34fioa

Inter-laboratory studies in analytical chemistry

Edelgard Hund, D.Luc Massart, Johanna Smeyers-Verbeke
2000 Analytica Chimica Acta  
The review considers method-performance studies (collaborative trials), laboratory-performance studies (proficiency tests), collaborative bias evaluation, inter-laboratory evaluation of to-be standard  ...  Besides the classical evaluation methods using outlier tests, robust statistics and graphical methods are taken into account.  ...  Relation to collaborative trials The subject of study in a collaborative trial is the accuracy of a measurement method, whereas the bias tests examine either the bias of a standard method or the bias of  ... 
doi:10.1016/s0003-2670(00)01115-6 fatcat:tpnevbxymnbxfksgw5g7zy4lri

Mindfulness training applied to addiction therapy: insights into the neural mechanisms of positive behavioral change

Eric Garland, Matthew Howard, Sarah Priddy, Patrick McConnell, Michael Riquino, Brett Froeliger
2016 Neuroscience and Neuroeconomics  
Implications of our theoretical framework are presented with respect to how these insights can inform the addiction therapy process.  ...  Findings from the literature are incorporated into an integrative account of the neural mechanisms of mindfulness-based therapies for effecting positive behavior change in the context of addiction recovery  ...  The conclusions in this article are those of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official position of the NIH.  ... 
doi:10.2147/nan.s89257 fatcat:aolhyk2fljch7agmucb4xgq4ee

Utilizing UAVs Technology on Microscopic Traffic Naturalistic Data Acquirement

Apostolos Anagnostopoulos, Fotini Kehagia
2021 Infrastructures  
The aim of this paper is to examine the use of UAVs as a tool for microscopic traffic data collection and analysis.  ...  Results of the experiment indicate the usefulness of the UAVs technology on various traffic analysis studies.  ...  Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no conflict of interest.  ... 
doi:10.3390/infrastructures6060089 fatcat:7fa3jpvfynbjlekjnpxizbstta

Being there when it happens: A novel approach to sampling reflectively observed experience

Urban Kordeš, Ema Demšar
2021 New Ideas in Psychology  
In order to address this gap, we introduce a novel research format for obtaining data on lived experience, combining random sampling of experience with a subsequent retrospective examination of acquired  ...  person was reflectively attending to her ongoing experience.  ...  . 8 Preliminary analysis of the samples soon revealed various degrees to which the researcher could be attentively aware of her ongoing experience, as well as various modes of such attentive awareness  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.newideapsych.2020.100821 fatcat:lewwbdm2lbgybclmdc36dwasgm

Evidence of research mastery: How applicants argue the feasibility of their research projects

Eva Barlösius, Kristina Blem
2021 Research Evaluation  
The applicants of the successful proposals gave details of their planned experiments, emphasized their broad methodological and technical competence, and referred to their own preliminary scientific work  ...  With a sample of 335 proposals, we examined the ways applicants reason the feasibility of their projects and the kinds of evidence they provide to support those assertions.  ...  Closely related to methods and techniques was the detailed description of the experiment.  ... 
doi:10.1093/reseval/rvab035 fatcat:ijzmawk2gne57chzvqqkkmzrsu

Black Adolescents' Critical Reflection Development: Parents' Racial Socialization and Attributions About Race Achievement Gaps

Josefina Bañales, Aixa D. Marchand, Olivenne D. Skinner, Nkemka Anyiwo, Stephanie J. Rowley, Beth Kurtz-Costes
2019 Journal of Research on Adolescence  
This research explored the development of Black adolescents' (N = 454) critical reflection, conceived as individual (i.e., blaming Black people) and structural (i.e., blaming systemic racism) attributions  ...  Adolescents' structural attributions increased from Grade 10 to Grade 12. Average levels of individual attributions did not change.  ...  the stability of constructs over time.  ... 
doi:10.1111/jora.12485 pmid:30758108 fatcat:vc7cvie7xzfmzfjhwlnkpl2y7y
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