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A grounded theory of child abuse
The variety of ways in which child abuse is currently defined hampers efforts to capture the prevalence of child abuse and seriously undermines research efforts. Professionals and researchers agree that the definition of ...
Women's acculturation to Canada : uncertainty's role
This thesis investigated the relationship between subjective uncertainty, threat, and psychological and behavioural acculturation from the perspective of well-educated Canadian women who emigrated from Asia. In the first ...
The relationship between the urica and correctional treatment in a sample of violent male offenders
The usefulness of the University of Rhode Island Change Assessment scale (URICA) in identifying treatment progress in violent adult offenders was evaluated in this archival study. The 198 men in the study participated in ...
Defining and assessing risk and adaptation in the context of parental affective disorder : implications for future research
The present study addresses some conceptual and methodological problems identified in the resilience research. Specifically, it focuses on the development of a rigorous and comprehensive way to measure risk and adjustment ...