Eric Van Lente

Eric Van Lente
National University of Ireland, Galway | NUI Galway · School of Psychology

B.E. Mechanical Engineering, M.A. Psychology

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Research on meditation and mindfulness practice has flourished in recent years. While much of this research has focused on well-being outcomes associated with mindfulness practice, less research has focused on how perception of self may change as a result of mindfulness practice, or whether these changes in self-perception may be mechanisms of mind...
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Systems‐based approaches to societal problem‐solving entail a capacity to synthesise our knowledge and skills such that we can resolve shared problems. However, the increasing range of knowledge specialisms, scientific and engineering methods, and skill profiles at the population‐level challenges solidarity. It is also difficult to identify unifyin...
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Purpose – Scoping of instruments in use for assessment of needs and the practices that surround care planning in residential care for older people in Ireland, in the wake of the introduction of national standards. The paper discusses these issues. Design/methodology/approach – Survey of care providers using an online/postal questionnaire, develope...
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This paper examines the relationships between indicators of positive and negative dimensions of mental health, social well-being and physical health. The paper reports on data collected in the third National Survey of Lifestyle, Attitudes and Nutrition (SLÁN 2007), a cross-sectional survey conducted with a representative sample of 10,364 Irish adul...
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To identify and measure the magnitude of hand-arm vibration (HAV) and whole-body vibration (WBV) sources (tools, vehicles etc.) in use within a previously unexamined sector: a construction and property management company. To evaluate the effect of factors such as age of tool, materials being worked on, number and location of tool handles, tool weig...
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The objective of this study was to compare objective and subjective methods of collecting exposure time data for hand arm vibration (HAV) and whole-body vibration (WBV), and to evaluate the impact of inaccurate exposure times' on the calculation of the average vibration exposure over an 8 h working day A(8). The study was carried out in the enginee...
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Background: The combination of four protective lifestyle behaviours (being physically active, a non-smoker, a moderate alcohol consumer and having adequate fruit and vegetable intake) has been estimated to increase life expectancy by 14 years. However, the effect of adopting these lifestyle behaviours on general health, obesity and mental health...
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The information provided here gives a sense of the value of comparing population studies between the Republic and Northern Ireland, albeit incomplete comparisons in this case since the studies were conducted independently. We share enough that is both common and unique in our attitudes, health profiles and health systems to enable fruitful comparis...
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The SLÁN 2007 survey contained a series of questions relating to alcohol use. These included questions about frequency (how often) an quantity (how much) of alcohol consumed, as well as questions about alcohol-related harm. Quantity of alcohol consumed was assessed by asking respondents how many standard drinks were taken, a 'standard'drink bei...
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http://epubs.rcsi.ie/psycholrep/11/ Abstract This report presents the main findings on the mental health and social well-being of Irish adults from the 2007 Survey of Lifestyle, Attitudes and Nutrition (SLÁN 2007) in Ireland, commissioned by the Department of Health and Children. The report is part of a series based on the main 2007 survey (Morgan...
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This report presents the main findings on self-reported medically attended injuries in Irish adults from the 2007 Survey of Lifestyle, Attitudes and Nutrition (SLÁN 2007) in Ireland, commissioned by the Department of Health and Children. The report is part of a series presenting in-depth findings from the SLÁN 2007 Main Report (Morgan et al, 200...
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Abstract This report presents the main findings from the 2007 Survey of Lifestyle, Attitudes and Nutrition in Ireland (SLÁN 2007). This is the third and largest SLÁN survey and the first to include those participating in languages other than English and Irish. Previous studies were carried out in 1998 (Friel et al, 1999) and 2002 (Kelleher et al...
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Is éard atá sa tuarascáil seo na príomhthorthaí ó Shuirbhé ar Nósanna Maireachtála, Dearcaí agus Cothú in Éirinn 2007 (SLÁN 2007). Is é seo an tríú suirbhé SLÁN agus an suirbhé is mó agus is é seo an chéad suirbhé a áirítear teangacha eile ann seachas Béarla agus Gaeilge. Rinneadh staidéir eile roimhe seo in 1998 (Friel et al, 1999) agus 2002 (Kell...
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This report presents the main findings from the 2007 Survey of Lifestyle, Attitudes and Nutrition in Ireland (SLÁN 2007). This is the third and largest SLÁN survey and the first to include those participating in languages other than English and Irish. Previous studies were carried out in 1998 (Friel et al, 1999) and 2002 (Kelleher et al, 2003). Bot...
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The precise installation and alignment of large components in an activated and beryllium contaminated fusion device is a problem which must be faced in JET as well as future devices such as ITER. To guarantee the successful alignment of the MkII divertor in JET, it was essential that, early in the design phase, realistic manufacturing and installat...

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