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Violence Prevention: Reaching Adolescents With The Message, James B. Tucker, James E. Barone, Julie G. Stewart, Robert J. Hogan, James A. Sarnelle, Michele M. Blackwood Dec 1999

Violence Prevention: Reaching Adolescents With The Message, James B. Tucker, James E. Barone, Julie G. Stewart, Robert J. Hogan, James A. Sarnelle, Michele M. Blackwood

Nursing Faculty Publications

To identify an effective medium for communicating with adolescents in a large-scale, cost-effective violence prevention program.

A set of youth violence prevention programs was established at The Stamford Hospital, a level II trauma center. The traveling version of the program was presented to middle school students in four parts: 1) a rap music video created by our violence prevention staff, 2) a facilitated discussion about dealing with anger, 3) a video of a trauma resuscitation in our emergency department, and 4) a commercial video of a teenage boy paralyzed after a gunshot wound. A written questionnaire with a five-point rating ...


Elements Of An Effective Physical Therapist-Patient Relationship, Kevin Helvik Apr 1999

Elements Of An Effective Physical Therapist-Patient Relationship, Kevin Helvik

Sociology and Anthropology Undergraduate Theses

In the field of physical therapy, many aspects are important in developing and executing a successful plan for improving the health of a patient. The relationship between the physical therapist and patient is among the most important of these aspects. This paper offers a deeper sociological look at the relationship between a physical therapist and patient based on four areas, which seem pertinent to this relationship: (1) understanding the roles of the individuals involved; (2) compliance of the patient to prescribed regimens; (3) motivating the patients; and (4) effective communication. This study offers an analysis of the contribution of these ...


He(Art)Ful Autoethnography, Carolyn Ellis Dec 1998

He(Art)Ful Autoethnography, Carolyn Ellis

Carolyn Ellis

The author seeks to develop an ethnography that includes researchers’ vulnerable selves, emotions, bodies, and spirits; produces evocative stories that create the effect of reality; celebrates concrete experience and intimate detail; examines how human experience is endowed with meaning; is concerned with moral, ethical, and political consequences; encourages compassion and empathy; helps us know how to live and cope; features multiple voices and repositions readers and “subjects” as coparticipants in dialogue; seeks a fusion between social science and literature in which, as Gregory Bateson says, “you are partly blown by the winds of reality and partly an artist creating a ...


Bringing Emotion And Personal Narrative Into Medical Social Science, Carolyn Ellis Dec 1998

Bringing Emotion And Personal Narrative Into Medical Social Science, Carolyn Ellis

Carolyn Ellis

Comments on an article on the ethics of informed consent by Rose Weitz previously published in the periodical 'Health.' Family response to informed consent; Constraints imposed by social science research practices on Weitz' work; Ethics of the narrative approach to medical sociology.