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The role of ventral tegmental dopamine neurons and the effects of central and peripheral dopamine agonists on fear motivation as measured by the potentiated acoustic startle reflex in rats
The involvement of dopamine (DA) in the emotional and psychiatric disturbances associated with schizophrenia and psychomotor stimulant abuse is well known; however, the mechanism by which DA mediates fear expression and ...
Nurses' intentions to administer morphine for post-operpative pain : an application of Azjen's theory of planned behaviour
The present study was designed to investigate cognitive predictors of nurses' decisions to administer morphine for pain post-operatively using the Theory of Planned Behaviour (Ajzen, 1985; 1991). Hypotheses derived from ...
The effects of personal and social resources, and relationship-focused coping on distress among couples confronted with gynecological cancer
The purpose of this study was to gain a better understanding of how personal resources and coping strategies relate to distress in the coping efforts of husbands and wives six to 36 months (x = 25 months) post diagnosis ...
Single word context effects : facilitation or inhibition?
The aim of this research was to examine how single word context affects word recognition in naming and lexical decision tasks. Overall, word targets are recognized faster and/or more accurately when they are preceded ...
Effect of Victim Interpersonal Style, Rape Label, and Subject Sex On Attributions of Responsibility for Sexual Assault
The attribution of responsibility to a victim of rape for her own victimization has been noted in non-laboratory settings. The present study incorporated methodological refinements designed to increase victim blame over ...
INTIMACY BETWEEN FRIENDS: AGE AND GENDER SIMILARITIES AND DIFFERENCES
The present study was an exploration of intimacy between same-gender friends. The study was designed to extend the existing literature in several important ways. Specifically, careful attention was given to the definition ...