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The Effects Of Self-Care Training On The Self-Concept, Self-Care Behavior, And Metabolic Control Of Diabetic Children, Caryle Hopkins Zorumski Jan 1997

The Effects Of Self-Care Training On The Self-Concept, Self-Care Behavior, And Metabolic Control Of Diabetic Children, Caryle Hopkins Zorumski

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

The purpose of this study was to investigate the effects of self-care training on the self-concept, self-care behavior, and metabolic control of diabetic children. The author hoped to obtain information to help improve training programs for children with diabetes.;Forty-nine diabetic children, ages eight to 13, participated in the study as they received basic self-care training from their physicians. Twenty-seven of the children also attended a week long summer day camp where they received additional instruction in diabetes self-care.;The subjects completed the Self-Perception Profile for Children and the Self-Care Questionnaire two times at a four month interval to measure ...


The Relationships Between Experience, Credentials, Ego Development, And Conceptual Level Of National Certified Counselors, Joel Foster Diambra Jan 1997

The Relationships Between Experience, Credentials, Ego Development, And Conceptual Level Of National Certified Counselors, Joel Foster Diambra

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

The purpose of this study was to investigate National Certified Counselors and relationships between their experience, credentials, ego development, and conceptual level. Benefits to continuing education requirements, developmental growth, and counselor insight were identified as justification for the research. It was hypothesized that there would be statistically significant positive correlations between counselor experience, credentials, ego development, and conceptual level. Four hundred (400) National Certified Counselors were randomly selected and contacted by mail survey using a General Questionnaire, Loevinger's Sentence Completion Test, and Hunt's Paragraph Completion Method. One hundred and thirty-four (134) responses were received. Significant correlations were found ...


The Relationship Between Parental Incarceration And African-American High School Students' Attitudes Towards School And Family, Willie Lee Stroble Jan 1997

The Relationship Between Parental Incarceration And African-American High School Students' Attitudes Towards School And Family, Willie Lee Stroble

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

The purpose of this study was to investigate whether African-American adolescent high school students who have (or have had) at least one parent incarcerated differed on several variables as compared to African-American adolescent high school students who lived with both parents and those who did not have an incarcerated parent but who lived with only one parent.;John Marshall High School in Richmond, Virginia was the institution studied for this project. John Marshall was chosen for several reasons: the student researcher had access to this population and it was believed that a majority of the students at this institution came ...


An Investigation Of The Relationship Between College Student Development And Alcohol Consumption Patterns, Laura Greer Hensley Jan 1997

An Investigation Of The Relationship Between College Student Development And Alcohol Consumption Patterns, Laura Greer Hensley

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

The purpose of this study was to examine the relationships between college student development and alcohol consumption patterns. Student development was investigated in the domains of moral development through the use of the Defining Issues Test, identity development through the use of the Erwin Identity Scale, and intellectual development through the use of the Scale of Intellectual Development. Alcohol consumption patterns were studied in terms of binge drinking frequency according to responses on the Core Alcohol and Drug Survey. All participants were classified into one of four drinking pattern categories: Abstainers, Drinkers, Bingers, and Frequent Bingers. The study also used ...


Applying The Transtheoretical Model Of Change To Court-Ordered/Dui Outpatient Treatment Clients, Cynthia Munch Levy Jan 1997

Applying The Transtheoretical Model Of Change To Court-Ordered/Dui Outpatient Treatment Clients, Cynthia Munch Levy

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

This study applied the Transtheoretical model of change to a court ordered/DUI client population to aid counselors in developing a more effective differential treatment model. Clients were individuals convicted of DUI and referred for treatment to one of 4 community mental health centers. at their first meeting, 150 clients completed surveys measuring stage of change (SOC), processes of change, self-efficacy, and decisional balance concerning their drinking. Demographic data was also taken. After treatment, number of sessions attended and successful or unsuccessful discharge was recorded.;Results found significantly more men (122) than women (28). There were significantly more men (81 ...


Women State Legislators And Political Culture, Diana Burghard West Jan 1997

Women State Legislators And Political Culture, Diana Burghard West

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


Crossing The Rubicon: Lbj And Vietnam 1963-1965, Rajarshi Roy Jan 1997

Crossing The Rubicon: Lbj And Vietnam 1963-1965, Rajarshi Roy

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


The Predictive Value Of Emotional Intelligence: Using Emotional Intelligence To Predict Success In And Satisfaction With Romantic And Friendship Relationships And Career, Andrea Adams Colburn Jan 1997

The Predictive Value Of Emotional Intelligence: Using Emotional Intelligence To Predict Success In And Satisfaction With Romantic And Friendship Relationships And Career, Andrea Adams Colburn

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


Virginia Party Politics And Texas Annexation, Margaret Carol Martin Jan 1997

Virginia Party Politics And Texas Annexation, Margaret Carol Martin

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


Validating An Objective Measure Of Ego Development, Rebecca M. Plesko Jan 1997

Validating An Objective Measure Of Ego Development, Rebecca M. Plesko

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


A Comparison Of The Effects Of Head Start With And Without The Use Of A Newly Developed Resiliency-Based Curriculum, Elizabeth Holt Mcgee Jan 1997

A Comparison Of The Effects Of Head Start With And Without The Use Of A Newly Developed Resiliency-Based Curriculum, Elizabeth Holt Mcgee

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


Self-Concept Uncertainty And Self-Esteem Liability: Vulnerability Factors For Depression?, Frances Carol Wilson Jan 1997

Self-Concept Uncertainty And Self-Esteem Liability: Vulnerability Factors For Depression?, Frances Carol Wilson

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


Uncertainty Of Relative Performance Level Within The Sem Context, Karen Ann Smith Jan 1997

Uncertainty Of Relative Performance Level Within The Sem Context, Karen Ann Smith

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


The Self-Evaluation Maintenance Model As A Moderator Of Similarity-Attraction Vs Dissimilarity-Repulsion, John Adam Nimpfer Jan 1997

The Self-Evaluation Maintenance Model As A Moderator Of Similarity-Attraction Vs Dissimilarity-Repulsion, John Adam Nimpfer

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


Moral Judgments Of Russian Children: Anticipated Peer And Parental Knowledge Of Responses, Deborah Ann Schutte Jan 1997

Moral Judgments Of Russian Children: Anticipated Peer And Parental Knowledge Of Responses, Deborah Ann Schutte

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


Organizational Dynamics, Issue Importance, And Creativity In Problem-Solving, Jennifer Lynn Palmer Jan 1997

Organizational Dynamics, Issue Importance, And Creativity In Problem-Solving, Jennifer Lynn Palmer

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


Neuropsychological Correlates Of Syndromes Of Schizophrenia, Preston Scott Eckman Jan 1997

Neuropsychological Correlates Of Syndromes Of Schizophrenia, Preston Scott Eckman

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


Anxiety Sensitivity And Panic Among College Students: Cognition, Emotion, And Somatic Symptoms, Carla Lynn Messenger Jan 1997

Anxiety Sensitivity And Panic Among College Students: Cognition, Emotion, And Somatic Symptoms, Carla Lynn Messenger

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


The Mistakes Of Yesterday, The Hopes Of Tomorrow: Prison, Pop Music, And The Prisonaires, John M. Dougan Jan 1997

The Mistakes Of Yesterday, The Hopes Of Tomorrow: Prison, Pop Music, And The Prisonaires, John M. Dougan

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


Lost Chances In Sino-American Relations: The Burden Of Myth, Culture, And Ideology, 1949-1953, Kai Yin Allison Haga Jan 1997

Lost Chances In Sino-American Relations: The Burden Of Myth, Culture, And Ideology, 1949-1953, Kai Yin Allison Haga

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


Religion And Resistance: African Baptist Churches In Virginia, Stephanie Rosel Reiss Jan 1997

Religion And Resistance: African Baptist Churches In Virginia, Stephanie Rosel Reiss

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


Reflections Of Social Change: Burial Patterns In Colonial Fairfax County, Virginia, Kimberly Joyce Wells Jan 1997

Reflections Of Social Change: Burial Patterns In Colonial Fairfax County, Virginia, Kimberly Joyce Wells

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


Imaging And Imagining The Past: The Use Of Illustrations In The Interpretation Of Structural Development At The King's Castle, Castle Island, Bermuda, Heather Maureen Harvey Jan 1997

Imaging And Imagining The Past: The Use Of Illustrations In The Interpretation Of Structural Development At The King's Castle, Castle Island, Bermuda, Heather Maureen Harvey

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


When There's Nothing Better To Eat: Subsistence Strategies In Eighteenth Century Bermuda, Sondra Aileen Jarvis Jan 1997

When There's Nothing Better To Eat: Subsistence Strategies In Eighteenth Century Bermuda, Sondra Aileen Jarvis

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


The Behavior Of The Horned Passalus Beetle, Odontotaenius Disjunctus (Illiger), Wendy Ellen Gotch Jan 1997

The Behavior Of The Horned Passalus Beetle, Odontotaenius Disjunctus (Illiger), Wendy Ellen Gotch

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


Caught Between Nation And State: An Analysis Of Post-Cold War Military Intervention In Failed States, Christopher Liptak Jan 1997

Caught Between Nation And State: An Analysis Of Post-Cold War Military Intervention In Failed States, Christopher Liptak

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


An Adaptationist Perspective On Humor: Humor And Mate Selection, Martie Gail Haselton Jan 1997

An Adaptationist Perspective On Humor: Humor And Mate Selection, Martie Gail Haselton

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.