Questions related to Health Psychology
I did MS/ M.Phil in Health Psychology. My Academic research was on "Psychosocial aspects in patients with Multimorbidity Health Conditions". Now I want to do PhD in Psychology preferably in Health Psychology. I'm looking for supervisor who as assist me with fully funded scholarship in Australia Or Canada.
Please guide me how I can find supervisor?
I've used Marteau & Bekker's (1992) six item state short-form of the State-Trait Anxiety Inventory (STAI) in a pre-op anxiety study and I was wondering if there are any established cut-offs that are available in the literature that I might have missed? For example, to demonstrate low, moderate and high anxiety levels or to show clinically significant anxiety? Or any established pre-op 'norms'? Thanks in advance for any info!
Ich studiere Management im Gesundheitswesen im 2. Semester an der kath. Hochschule in Freiburg. Ich benötige den Volltext für eine Gruppenarbeit.
I have come across adaptations in translation given in the studies conducted by Jones et al (2001), Cha et al (2007), Lee et al (2009) but still find the procedure complicated, especially when the available time and experts are less. Can anyone suggest a more easy and feasible back translation method? I would also like to know whether anyone can share the Flaherty 3-point scale.
Several models have been proposed in the IS literature attempting to clarify the socio-technical phenomenon of users’ acceptance of IS. The Technology Acceptance Model (TAM) (Davis, 1989) and its extensions, and the Unified Theory of Acceptance and Use of Technology (UTAUT) (Venkatesh, Morris, & Davies, 2003) these model are aiming for user acceptance variables and issues.
here, I need another theoretical foundation model for:
- Adapting new technology for business
- Affect on employees, students mental health.
Finally, I will do my research for finding others theoretical model for business technology: adapting, affect on mental health, psychology, etc.
We are wondering if there is anybody who is interested in helping us discussing the results we wrote in the manuscript. In other words, you will be responsible for writting the disscusion part of our paper. Of couse you will be included as one of the coauthors. Please leave your email address if of interests.
Is there any interested in helping with our analysis? We are working on a project relating to personality and friendship. Leave your email address if you are interested.
I'm looking for a questionnaires to use in a small study to assess Health Seeking Behaviour in a particular community.
Can anyone help?
My friend is looking for coauthors in Psychology & Cognitive Neuroscience field. Basically you will be responsible for paraphrasing, creating figures, and collecting references for a variety of publications. Please leave your email address if you are interested. 10 hours a week is required as there is a lot of projects to be done!
Dear Colleagues, I am a recently graduated and M.A. student in General Health Psychology at Jaume I University (Castellón, Spain). I am working on a systematic review and I have doubts about the most appropriate tool to assess the risk of bias (RoB). The problem is that most of the appropriate tools for this purpose are aimed at evaluating experimental studies. However, in my review, I have included observational studies, most of them are cross-sectional studies. What is the best form to assess risk of bias in this type of studies?
I hope you can help me. Thank you!
Is anyone aware of a published questionnaire that assesses perceived barriers to healthcare access (e.g., cost of transportation, homelessness, etc.)?
Thank you in advance!
I have read some recommendations about the book of Health Psychology for teaching this topic at university. These were posted in 2013, thus, I ask this question again if there is any update so far. Please, recommend a textbook for Health Psychology topic in university at this time, October 2020. Thank you very much!
I am conducting research for a Health Psychology MSc. My chosen topic is to explore racial healthcare experience disparities, and healthcare inequalities, in the maternal/perinatal period. I am trying to find an appropriate health psychological theories that can be applied to these to help underpin my research and interview schedule.
The research question is: Does gender influence stress levels four month post-diagnosis of cancer?
This is a PhD research about the effectiveness of spiritual psycho education program on self worth, self esteem and hope among people with major depressive disorder.
As a part of my mixed-methods thesis, I ran a small survey about neurologists' practice on breaking bad news. I'm relatively inexperienced with quantitative studies, so, although I have managed to derive all the relevant descriptive statistics, I was wondering if I could perform any additional analyses to such a small sample size?
I have tried to consult google and several booked but got a bit confused. Do I have to test normality and then maybe perform non-parametric tests? As an example, I would like to look at whether their age, experience, perceived difficulty of breaking bad news etc are associated with their attitudes and practice.
I'm currently working on a survey validation project. As a novice in this area, I have a question about female vs male respondents for the purpose of survey validation. Does it matter that there are many more female than male respondents? At this stage it is approximately 80% female, so a very large discrepancy.
FYI: Analysis will be done using Dima’s (2018) 6-step R-based psychometrics protocol for scale validation, reference:
Dima, L. (2018). Scale validation in applied health research: tutorial for a 6-step R-based psychometrics protocol. Health Psychology and Behavioral Medicine, 6, 136-161.
I am currently looking for a journal in the field of health psychology (preferably an APA journal) with the option of rapid publication. Does anyone has experience with fast track publication?
I will be very grateful for your recommendations.
Kindly provide list of free publishing journals indexed in SCOPUS. I need it submit my research paper.
At the moment.. i am working on my dissertation. reviewing feedback from my tutor.. she questions whether such a tool is valid and reliable? i looked up on internet... but didn't find clear cut answers.
and what about the Newcastle Ottawa Scale?
and the Emergency Care Research Institute Before and After Scale?
I am working on my master's thesis using an existing dataset. I would like to include the PCS and MCS from the SF-12, but I want to confirm that the way these scores were calculated is correct. Are all 12 items used to calculate the PCS and MCS? The directions I found weigh each item differently, with different weights for each component score, and that the sum of the items is added/subtracted from a national norm (or something like that). I want to confirm this is the standard way of generating the PCS and MCS from the SF-12. Thanks in advance for the help!
Supposed that the methods were neatly planned, some experiments do not give the expected results. Oftentimes this means that the experiments do not fit into current theories or do not give incremental input to current theories.
Now i found a journal (Health Psychology Bulletin) where such experiments can be published to fight against the publication bias.
Are there similar journals for other fields in psychology?
I'm conducting an exercise intervention with office workers. The intervention will include Yoga classes and one to one coaching. I will be looking at the effects of the intervention on two dependent variables: 1.walking
2. the amount of time workers spend standing.
I have a control group and a treatment group. Walking data will be measured using pedometers, and standing time will be measured using a self-report questionnaire.
Am I right in thinking that a two-way unrelated ANOVA is needed to test for difference between the groups?
Thanks in advance
Hi, I am conducting a health psychology research. I would like to find out if family member-patient dyads/pairs are in agreement with one another in a questionnaire that I have administered on both participant group. May I kindly ask which statistical method I should use?
I would like to examine if they agree with one another, and to what extent, in each of the questions, and also in each of the domains.
Since this (Syrian IDPs) is a relatively new topic, I first want to check how much literature has been published on Syrian IDPs (I am not talking about newspapers or blog type publications here, but more academic resources).
Thank you for your help
I am a PhD candidate, and am looking for conferences to attend/submit an abstact to that are relevant to my research. My research focuses on the prevention of CVD through a health behavior intervention, employing strategies based on health psychological theory, especially aiming to increase people's self-control capacity to behave healthily.
Does anybody know a good source for finding an appropriate ego depletion task? I am looking for some kind of review/overview that summarizes and describes different types of tasks used in previous studies.
I am researching on the psychological well-being of the primary caregivers of patients with heart conditions and would like to get wind of some of the updated theories of psychological well-being.
I am writing my thesis about mindfulness and resilience and would like to measure the effects on body perception. The questionnaire should be pretty short and more likely to ask people in economics (no disorders etc.) as my target group is the GEN Y, young professionals in Germany.
Let me know, if you need further information.
I would be more than happy about any ideas! Thanks!
Currently I am working on my thesis and I am searching for reliable scales which I can use in my investigacion. The investigacion is in a health-related context and concerns informed consent.
I'm looking for people with an interest in developing interventions aimed at increasing health literacy that would be part of the higher education curriculum.
Hi,I have done some post doc research on an instrument I developed for my PhD. The research has not been published and is now really old as it was done in 2006. I had submitted it to Psychology and Health, Patient Education and Counselling, BMC Health Services Research and Complementary and Alternative Medicine, but it's been always rejected so far. The feedback made it stronger though - I still believe the data works out rather well (i.e. in line with the model) and the conclusions are ok, but probably more of interest to a particular niche group of people in my field.
Would you recommend I give up on the idea of publishing it in a peer reviewed journal or just keep going? I put the article on my page for public review - let me know if you think it is worthwhile to keep pushing. If you think there is value, which journal do you think would take it and not charge me any money for processing it? Thank you for your time!
Is it perhaps possible to rephrase the abstract in as much that it will show the regions of all colleagues working on the project?
Thanks and best
Hello, i am conducting a health report for a psychological assignment, this report is based on the reduction of risk in contracting hiv in a prison setting. Unfortunately after reading a fair amount of journals I am quite confused in which Social Cognitive model within health psychology would be most effective ? If anyone can offer any advice it would be greatly appreciated. Thankyou..
For years I have been thinking and raising the point that to some different degrees, our health has been significantly influenced by politics dressed as democracy, human right or religion. Selfish and self-centered abuse of power produced by political systems or religious systems has served to provide planned benefits for individuals (such as fame, position…) or a system, a nation (such as economical growth), but the price has been paid by others. For example, I see important links between inciting wars with the need for gun sale of some countries, the resources existed in target countries (such as oil ), as well as the political gains internally or externally. I see the link between our individual, group or national selfishness and health challenges and health inequity. I see that religious wars have roots in politics. To be honest I am very afraid that in the name of democracy or religion we witness more wars, hunger and inequity in health.
Evelyne De leeuw and I had a presentation in a health promotion conference in regards to politics and religions as ignored determinants of health. I can send you our presentation slides if you are interested.
I wonder whether health promotion professional have any roles to play? Can we do better in highlighting these links and advocate for ethical politics (if possible!) , ethical economical growth (respecting the rights of other systems (environment and social systems ) and more mutual understanding between followers of different faiths? I would like to know what you think.
It seems that people who live in small cities take too much care about one another's life. On the other hand, those who live in big cities tend to express less interest in lives of their fellow citizens. Does it mean people who live in medium-size cities, on average, have the highest level of perceived happiness and life satisfaction?
Our MDT meetings involve psychiatrists, nurses, social workers, occupational therapists and psychologists. Can be any number of people from 3 to 20. These meetings can be very long an tedious. All online info is exhaustive and exhausting. Any quick tips for improving multidisciplinary team meetings?
We are conducting a meta-analysis to investigate whether cue-reminders increase the effectiveness of health-promoting interventions. If you have any unpublished studies related to cue-reminder effectiveness in relation to healthy lifestyle promotion, we would be grateful to receive your work. Also, please contact us if you know of other researchers who performed relevant but (yet) unpublished studies in this field. Below, please find some more detailed information on cue-reminders.
A cue-reminder is an intervention component that is provided to individuals into daily and potentially high-risk situations after having received a health-promoting intervention. Cue-reminders are aimed at reminding intervention recipients (sub)consciously of the intervention, thereby reactivating what was learned. As such, the intervention infiltrates into daily and potentially high-risk situations through which relapse may be prevented. An example of a cue-reminder is a bracelet recipients can wear to remind them of healthy lifestyles behaviors.
Our meta-analysis focuses on cue-reminders in combination with interventions that promote healthy lifestyles, that is, safe sex behavior, eating behavior, physical exercise, and substance use.
Thank you in advance for your assistance.
Marloes Kleinjan (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Plan to use this instrument in dissertation. Cannot locate original instrument in any literature database.
There is ample evidence demonstrating that attractiveness is constrained by biological motives. Facial attractiveness has been positively related to reproductive success (Jokela, 2009; Rhodes et al., 2005), health and longevity (Henderson and Anglin, 2003; Shackelford and Larsen, 1999), immunocompetence (Jones et al., 2001; Scheib et al., 1999), immune function (Klein, 2000; Lie et al., 2008; Roberts et al., 2005; Roney et al., 2006), and healthy aging and diet (Fink et al., 2001; Jones et al., 2004; Matts et al., 2007; Stephen et al., 2012).
However, is evident, and some theorists argue, that socialization also plays an important role. The attractive patterns are different in different societies and times; and other non-physical aspects, such as intelligence, humour or creativity, also influence this. While some theorists consider that attractiveness ratings are universal, while others state that they are highly idyosincratic.
¿What is the current state of the art on sociological accounts of attractiveness?
I am a PhD student in Health Psychology conducting Multilevel Analyses in R. I am using the lmer() function to analyze my dyadic diary data.
I want to estimate the effect sizes of my Level-1 predictors. Using the sjt.lmer function of the sjPlot package, I derived the standardized beta-coefficients (show.std=TRUE). My questions is: Can I interpret these standardized beta-coefficients in terms of Cohen’s r effect size?
As I understood Cohen’s r, Cohen’s r reflects the partial correlation with values of r >= .10 indicating a small effect.
When I calculate Cohen’s r ‘by hand’ (r = betax * (SD(x)/SD(y)), with beta derived from the multilevel model and the SD’s derived from the descriptive statistics (summary()), I derive larger estimates than those derived from using the sjt.lmer function (standardized beta-coefficients). I guess this would be due to the fact that only the beta-coefficient takes the other predictors into account.
I would appreciate any advice on how to calculate and interpret effect sizes for my multilevel model. Can I interpret the standardized beta-coefficients as derived from sjt.lmer() in terms of Cohen’s r effect size?
Thank you very much in advance,
I can across this article 'Potential mechanisms connecting asthma,
esophageal reflux, and obesity/sleep apnea
complex—A hypothetical review '. However, there is little information about the concept of a hypothetical review online.
Are there references to find out more about hypothetical reviews?
We are trying to measure it amongst mothers, therefore measures for elderly or disabled individuals do not seem appropriate. We believe the concept should be closely related to participation in your community. We highly appreciate your input and possible ways on how you have measured it or know how other's measure it.
Older articles found online frequently do not have adequate information that is required for a complete citation or reference. How do I get past this?
Psychotherapy: Theory, Research & Practice, 15, 323-328.
Really need this article to help me with my research.
I have a mobility-impaired patient seeking an online self-help intervention for her chronic pain. Google gives me lots of links to research but none to the actual interventions.
I'm designing a study aiming to measure school teachers' attitudes towards mental health, levels of stigma and mental health knowledge. Do you know of any good and reliable measures that can test these things?
I'm interested in conducting studies about perceptions or measuring mental health stigma. Any assistance would be appreciated.
I am conducting research into the prediction of chocolate consumption by implicit processes, and in addition to measuring implicit attitude, I want to measure automatic approach-avoidance tendency (e.g. Neumann, Hülsenbeck,& Seibt, 2004; Rinck & Becker, 2007). I therefore need to either access or develop an AAT for chocolate. I cannot find reference to one in the literature, so was hoping some-one may either know of one I have missed, or have developed one they have not yet published that I could possibly utilise. Alternatively, if anyone has developed an AAT for a similar category that could be adapted, that would be extremely helpful.
I am searching for a psychometrically validated metric to measure behavioral intention to use Motivational Interviewing with patients experiencing opioid addiction.
Does any colleague have a validated Arabic version of Functional Status after Childbirth Questionnaire?
I am in the process of writing up my MSc dissertation, and I am struggling to find an explanation that shows the difference between the terms "routine health screening" and "universal health screening". Are they used interchangeably, or are they two very separate terms?
I am preparing questionnaire on self medication habit of consumer in which one of the item of standardized scale is about asking for reason for self medication : Question is like Which is your most preferred reasons for self medicating or using drugs without a doctor’s prescription? then in options 7 reasons are mentioned . But i am confused is it the right way to ask or i should draft separate question for each of the option and note consumer preference on a 5 point likert scale as i think that way i can apply more statistical test while in the former case only possible form is Chi-square test.. also comment can i use both ways in he same questionnaire. please feel free to comment suggest or modify my question and give appropriate answer.
I'm wondering if there are any articles or literature out there that state that counseling psychologists and guidance counselors are similar? Or that they go through similar tasks?
Particularly with regard to the types of clients they handle, or their approach, or their tasks within the workplace (eg. do counselors do more paperwork?).
Anything like that.
I find it very interesting as social networks affect people with disabilities and/or dependents.
In case of shortage of networks, how does?
Social networks healthy, how can it affect?
We are going to measure the relationship between work-family conflict and job satisfaction, using short-form MSQ for job satisfaction variable. But when i searched it, the latest version is the 1977 version, which is too old to use. Is there better version for MSQ to be used? Thank you for your answer
I am interested in the constructs of emotional pain and human suffering in the general population and more specifically in those with chronic illnesses (both physical and mental). Any leads/thoughts would be greatly appreciated!
Is There any large sample clinical studies on the effect of Mudras (a type of Yoga Therapy) in various diseases?
which is the best tool to measure ( insight about mental illness ), especially for schizophrenia?
Hello researchers, I wish to conduction a research on the Royal Navy that assess psychological and physical health and fitness and am looking for validated questionnaires that can be applied to cardiovascular health. it is hope that through this research that it provides insight knowledge towards improving musculoskeletal injuries, less illnesses and better retention within the Royal Navy
Due to the current increase in the rise of psychological and psycho-social problems does the malocclusion have stress related problems in orthodontic patients?
im looking for a trusted website where i can download reliable and valid family dynamics scale and vocational identity questionnaire.
I would like to identify attitudes towards the use of prescription and over-the-counter medications among patients, health care professionals and medical students. The questionnaire measuring trust in medication, the value in the therapy as well as danger... Could you please suggest any?