Debra Metcalf

Debra Metcalf
Charles Sturt University · School of Psychology

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Introduction
PhD thesis title "Australian consumers' perceptions, attitudes, and behaviour toward a novel food: An evaluation using hemp food as an exemplar". A mixed methods analysis using the Theory of Planned Behaviour.

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This research presents a mixed methods (qual-QUANT) approach to the evaluation of the intention to consume hemp foods in an Australian sample soon after its legalization, using the Theory of Planned Behavior (TPB). Structural equation modeling was used to evaluate items developed from semi-structured interviews, with a focus on the TPB factors; att...
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The food neophobia scale has been reported to be a valid and reliable instrument over the nearly thirty years since its development, becoming the most highly used measure of food neophobia. However, concerns raised over the wording of items and the unidimensional nature of the scale has resulted in the evolution of several versions with varying ite...
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This systematic literature review (SLR) serves as the first consolidation and synthesis of the quantitative literature concerning posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) symptoms in journalist samples. The SLR method adopted was based on that prescribed by Fink (2010) and contains three main elements: sampling the literature, screening the literature,...
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Mental health research focusing on journalists has largely tended to give precedence to trauma exposure and subsequent symptoms of posttraumatic stress disorder. However, there are several occupational factors that may be associated with the development of depressive symptoms in journalists. This systematic literature review aims to provide a conci...
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Background Alcohol consumption in China has increased rapidly, and there have been calls for policies and programs to address the issue. Alcohol plays a complex and important role in Chinese culture, where it is considered a symbol of happiness and is associated with wellbeing. Alcohol reduction policies may fail unless they take these cultural and...
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Foods made using new technologies may play an important role in food security in countries such as China, which is currently heavily reliant on imports. The Food Technology Neophobia Scale (FTNS) is a 13 item scale that was developed as a means to identify segments of the population who may be resistant to foods made using new technologies. The aim...
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Hemp foods were legalised for human consumption in the Australian market on November 2017. This provided an opportunity to explore differences in food choice attributes between hemp food consumer groups early in the diffusion process. An online questionnaire disseminated one year after the introduction of hemp foods employed the Food Neophobia Scal...
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Academic bridging and other remedial programs are designed to maximize outcomes for all students and are designed around an inclusive framework which targets the most disadvantaged or at need students. This study questions the validity of this practice through an evaluation of Bandura’s sources of academic self-efficacy for bridging program partici...
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Despite an historical recognition that research is lacking on the occurrence of school students’ academic regression after a period of over-achievement, there continues to be little research conducted into the phenomenon. In particular, there is little research that examines the phenomenon from the perspective of students. The Working Above Standar...
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A major consideration for educators and curriculum developers is finding ways to maximise outcomes for all students. Increased diversity within student cohorts as a result of the Federal Government’s Bradley Review has seen a greater percentage of first-generation students enrolled in tertiary education courses than ever before. Accepting prior evi...

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