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A Rational Treatment for an Irrational Fear
This report analyzes and compares four of the most promising techniques used to date on treating phobias namely flooding, modeling and desensitization (both systematic and in vivo). These techniques are analyzed through five selected and thoroughly examined case studies. This report also...
To more fully understand the impact of stuttering on preschoolers’ self-concept, we need to know how to validly and reliably measure these constructs. The purpose of this study was to develop a parent version of the Self-Description Questionnaire for Preschoolers (SDQP-P). Participants were 104...
Communicating risk information to promote adoption of protective behaviours was challenging during the 2009 H1N1 influenza pandemic. Focus group research in Alberta, Canada involving 65 seniors aged 65 and older suggests this population had difficulty comprehending risk information due to...
For athletes at the competitive level, injury due to the sport is highly probable. Athletes must continually deal with existing injuries and fears of new injuries throughout the season, which can cause considerable stress. Self-efficacy has been shown to influence how people feel, think and...
This thesis examined the effects of temporary inactivation of the dorsal or ventral hippocampus on unconditioned and conditioned fear, using the shock-probe test. Rats received either dorsal or ventral hippocampal infusions of Lidocaine, muscimol or saline, before or after exposure to an...