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Chronic illnesses, management, illness perceptions, coping, health-related issues.
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Background Identification of widespread biases present in reported research findings in many scientific disciplines, including psychology, such as failures to replicate and the likely extensive application of questionable research practices, has raised serious concerns over the reliability and trustworthiness of scientific research. This has led to...
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Dear colleagues, The open access journal European Journal of Investigation in Health, Psychology and Education (ISSN 2254-9625) is pleased to announce that we have launched a new Special Issue entitled "Mental Health during COVID-19 Pandemic: What Do We Know So Far?." I am serving as Guest Editor for this issue. Given the depth of your expertise i...
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Background and Aim: Musculoskeletal injuries are a major cause of disability in military personnel. Meanwhile, low back pain is one of the most common and high-risk problems among the military. Low back pain is more common in active-duty personnel and in military settings than in other populations. Therefore, the aim of this study was the survey of...
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Objectives: Research spanning the fields of clinical, social and health psychology suggests that death anxiety is an important construct. However, no comprehensive, psychometrically adequate measure of the construct exists. The current studies outline the development of a new measure of death anxiety, the Death Anxiety Beliefs and Behaviours Scale...
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Background Up to 20% of patients experience long-term pain and dissatisfaction after total knee replacement, with a negative impact on their quality of life. New approaches are needed to reduce the proportion of people to go on to experience chronic post-surgical pain. Sleep and pain are bidirectionally linked with poor sleep linked to greater pain...
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Objective Health psychology (HP) plays a critical role within a multidisciplinary, integrative oncology team. HP in integrative oncology is not well established and criteria for referral have not been examined. This study examined characteristics of referral to HP. Methods A chart review of 1827 patients in the Integrative Medicine Center (IMC) be...
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Background Migrant and refugee women have faced a myriad of challenges during COVID-19, which are often exacerbated by the interaction between this population’s diverse identities and established systems in the local context. This qualitative study uses the lens of intersectionality to understand migrant and refugee women’s experiences of gender-ba...
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Aim and Object Purpose of the Study In March 2020, the WHO declared a pandemic (COVID-19) due to the SARS-CoV-2 virus. In France, school closures and lockdowns were implemented. In this unprecedented context for French adolescents and children, the CONFEADO study surveyed children aged 9 to 18 years to assess their mental health, psychological dist...
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El artículo aborda la incidencia de los problemas de salud mental de la población adolescente, los cuales se han visto agravados sig-nificativamente durante la pandemia. Se reflejan los principales factores que pueden contribuir a los trastornos de salud mental en esta etapa, la cual se convierte en un periodo crucial para el de-sarrollo de hábitos...
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In the current scenario, herbal drugs have taken a jump up due to herbal ingredients (Withania Somnifera, Azadirachta Indica, and Ocimum Sanctum)having fewer side effects with high pharmacological action. Ingredients are chosen which are compatible with each other and have common target sites. Gastrointestinal and ingestion are the most common diso...
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Background Renal transplantation is considered the gold standard treatment for end-stage kidney disease. Adolescent and young adult kidney transplant recipients have the highest rate of graft loss amongst transplanted patients. It is largely accepted this is due to psychosocial and behavioural difficulties, which impact adherence to prescribed ther...
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The use of theory in health behavior change interventions has been recently questioned with mixed results found for theory-based intervention effectiveness. But theory testing in intervention depends on not only theoretical assumptions, but on auxiliary assumptions too. Specifically, auxiliary assumptions are required to traverse the distance from...
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Introduction and purpose: The co-occurrence of mental illness and somatic diseases is a relationship confirmed by researchers in the fields of clinical medicine, health psychology or neuroscience. This article aims to present and discuss the interrelationship between mental and somatic diseases and to present issues related to the process of diagno...
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This supplement has 29 works of which 15 are original and 14 systematic reviews, all written in English and developed in countries such as Mexico, Colombia, and Ecuador, with a total of 120 Latin American authors specializing in multiple areas of knowledge, especially Psychology. The National Academy of Medicine of Venezuela and the Gaceta Medica d...
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Introducción. El coaching es un proceso de acompañamiento de personas para el cumplimiento de sus metas y desarrollo de habilidades, entre ellas la comunicación, como indicador de calidad de vida y de socialización. Se decidió, por lo tanto, realizar la aplicación de un programa de coaching comunicativo grupal para determinar, objetivamente, las me...
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El aumento demográfico de adultos mayores se está presentando acompañado de condiciones socioeconómicas y de salud desfavorables, que afectan su calidad de vida. Esta situación puede paliarse a través del marco del envejecimiento activo, el cual aporta lineamientos alternativos que pueden resultar eficaces para contrarrestarlos. La Organización Mun...
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Background Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) has significantly impacted healthcare, especially the nursing field. This study aims to explore the current status and hot topics of nursing-related research on COVID-19 using bibliometric analysis. Methods Between 2019 and 2022, publications regarding nursing and COVID-19 were retrieved from the Web...
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Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) following a traumatic injury is a significant public health concern impacting approximately a third of traumatically injured patients. In 2018, the American College of Surgeons (ACS) Committee on Trauma recommended implementation of PTSD screening and brief intervention in level 1 trauma centers to meet the ment...
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Healthcare professional (HCP) behaviours are actions performed by individuals and teams for varying and often complex patient needs. However, gaps exist between evidence-informed care behaviours and the care provided. Implementation science seeks to develop generalizable principles and approaches to investigate and address care gaps, supporting HCP...
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Background Incontinence is a complex health and social issue, which involves the involuntary loss of urine or faeces or both. Individuals with disabilities are particularly vulnerable to incontinence. The management of incontinence has largely been overlooked in low and middle-income settings (LMICs). This study aimed to explore the incontinence ma...
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Hintergrund: Virtual Reality (VR) wird zunehmend als Hilfsmittel für psychologische Interventionen eingesetzt. Auch für sozial-emotionale Fähigkeiten kann VR realitätsnahe Übungsszenarien kreieren. Fragestellung: Dieses systematische Review gibt einen Überblick über den aktuellen Forschungsstand zu VR-Trainings sozial-emotionaler Fähigkeiten. Metho...
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Background The USA is undergoing a suicide epidemic for its youngest Veterans (18-to-34-years-old) as their suicide rate has almost doubled since 2001. Veterans are at the highest risk during their first-year post-discharge, thus creating a “deadly gap.” In response, the nation has developed strategies that emphasize a preventive, universal, and pu...
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The quality of life (QoL) of an individual is affected in a complex way by the person's physical health, psychological state, social relationships, and their relationship to their environment. We assessed the QoL of international university students using the World Health Organization Quality of Life (WHOQOL-BREF) tool and explored the QoL-associat...
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Exposure to the physiological, social, and psychological situations of those relocated from Tawergha is a relatively new issue in the study of Libyan forced migration. This inquiry aims to learn more about the social, psychological, and health situations of the people who have been displaced from Tawergha. Residents of two large camps that housed t...
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READING TO STAY ALIVE "This is an incredibly powerful book. It is about hope and the power of literature in helping any one of us through the darkest of times. It is a sophisticated book which combines theory, literature and people's stories in a way that is both enlightening and engaging. I highly recommend this book."-Rory O'Connor, Professor of...
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Young adulthood is a key developmental period for understanding outcomes of childhood onset attention‐deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and autism. Measurement of functional impairment and quality of life (QoL) can provide important information on the real‐life challenges associated with these conditions. Event‐related potential (ERP) measures...
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This investigation examined how religiosity in the period of life ranging from emerging to established adulthood is associated with mental health. To address this issue, we examined the relationship between multiple dimensions of religiosity among young-adult Gen-Xers and mental health (psychological well-being, depression, and self-esteem) over th...
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Persuasive arguments for using theory have been influential in health behavior and health promotion research. The use of theory is expected to improve intervention outcomes and facilitate scientific advancement. However, current empirical evaluations of the benefits of theory have not consistently demonstrated strong effects. A lack of resolution o...
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The COVID-19 pandemic has led to worldwide restrictive measures, raising concerns about mental health in young adults who were not particularly vulnerable to the virus itself. This study investigated the impact of these restrictions on mental and cognitive health of university students, and tested the efficacy of a brief online mindfulness meditati...
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This paper analyzes the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the mental health of the teachers, specifically the techno stress arising in them as a result of issues faced by them in the use of technology when they conduct the online academic activities. It aims to assess the major factors related to the online teaching that specifically adds to techn...
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BACKGROUND – Becoming a mother, that is the forty weeks of pregnancy, is a highlighted stage of life for a woman. It is a defining period for both the mother and her child, who is to be born. Furthermore, gestation can be understood as a normative crisis as well, during which numerous psychological problems may evolve. Therefore, the preservation o...
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With the development of big data concept and technology, big data has an important impact on human development. This paper studies the relationship between the consumption pattern and mental health of enterprise employees under the normalization of epidemic prevention and control. Starting from the consumption structure and behavior of enterprise e...
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Background. In many countries, including Indonesia, the tendency for non-communicable diseases is increasing. Consequently, health costs must be paid by the state and continue to increase. People's lifestyles, including lack of physical activity, are thought to have contributed significantly to the problem. Objectives. This study aims to examine th...
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The purpose is to improve employees’ initiative and innovation performance and further improve the overall organizational efficiency of colleges. From the perspective of health psychology, this work analyzes the internal mechanism between leadership empowerment behavior and employee innovation performance at China Agricultural University. By introd...
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Background Diabetes mellitus (DM) is rising at a rapid rate worldwide. As a chronic, incurable metabolic disease, diabetes affects a person’s life in all ways. Studies thus far have focused on the impact of diabetes on the physical and mental health of persons affected by the quality of life (QoL). This study aimed to explore the whole range of QoL...
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Awarded "Best Poster Presentation" in the Health Psychology and Behavioral Medicine Section of the Canadian Psychological Association ($100)
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Introduction: Although participation in leisure-time physical activities has many recognized health, psychological, and social benefits, people with disabilities participate in them at a significantly lower rate than people without disabilities. The involvement of volunteers as individual instructors can play an important role in facilitating the e...
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This article is a continuation of the research on personality in combat sports in karate. The authors’ goal was to verify the relationship between personality and age of kyokushin karate practitioners. The male national team of Ukraine in karate kyokushin (N = 7) participated in the personality study with the use of the Big Five model. The NEO-FFI...
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College students are the future of the motherland, the hope of the nation, and the reserve force to realize the great rejuvenation of the Chinese nation. The period of college students is an important period for the formation of ideals, beliefs, and world views. However, due to the contradictions between physiological maturity and psychological mat...
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Background: While a legion of evidence indicates green spaces (e.g., parks) support health, there is a paucity of studies investigating their potential role in the development of prosocial behaviour (i.e., a range of behaviours that benefit others or promote positive relationships with others) across childhood and adolescence. The review of current...
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Why people seek help is a question shared by both health psychologists and scholars of spiritual healing. This overlap, however, has gone unexplored. This article shows convergence between health help-seeking behaviours in spiritual healing and secular professional health services. It does so by drawing on the archival records from the Panacea Soci...
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Based on self-determination theory, this paper formulated and confirmed a theoretical model linking autonomy support and employee health at work via several intervening variables. In total, 828 randomly selected professional employees were surveyed from six total companies in China: three from the manufacturing industry and three from the service i...
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To determine whether the association between perceived social support or strain in close relationships and sleep outcomes varies by gender. Participants were selected from the Biomarker projects of either the MIDUS II or MIDUS Refresher study if they were in a married-or married-like relationship and shared a bed with their partner ( N = 989). A su...
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Aim: To determine prevalence, predictors and change over time of nurses' and student nurses' mental health and well-being, and explore nurses' perceptions, barriers and enablers of well-being. Design: Longitudinal mixed-methods survey. Methods: Forty-nine students and registered nurses participated from Victoria, Australia. Data were collected...
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Green consumption (GC), as one of the important initiatives to achieve the goal of carbon peaking and carbon neutrality, has attracted widespread attention from scholars in environmental and economic fields. This article reviews the literature on GC, asking two main questions: how can GC research be analyzed from macro, meso, and micro perspectives...
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Since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, researchers around the world have made efforts to assess its impact on youth mental health; however, the breadth of this topic has impeded a clear assessment of pandemic outcomes. This study aimed to address this gap by reviewing changes in youth (age ≤ 25) mental health, psychological wellbeing, substance...
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Objective Adults with cerebral palsy (CP) often have impaired cognitive functions. CP also has deteriorations in multiple quality-of-life (QoL) domains. The bio-psycho-social health psychology model posits that biological factor interacts with social and psychological functions. However, the biological determinant of psycho-social and functional ou...
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PurposeQuality of life is increasingly recognised as an important outcome for young people with first episode psychosis (FEP). The first aim was to determine whether distinct homogenous subgroups of young people with FEP could be delineated based on profiles on quality of life domains (Physical Health, Psychological, Social relationships and Enviro...
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Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) broke out in 2019. In the past 4 years, China has adopted many measures to control the epidemic, including building Fangcang shelter hospitals to isolate confirmed positive cases. Therefore, we aim to explore the mental health status of medical staff in the Wuhan Fangcang shelter hospital and discuss the relevant...
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This paper is a literature review of scientific articles covering a period from 1970 to 2020. It addresses the issue of gender identity disorder in children, adolescents and young adults. The purpose of this paper is to present the issue of gender disorder, through the prism of modern psychological data. Reference is made to the etiology, the clini...
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Utilising an online survey, this study aimed to investigate the concurrent effects of pre-pandemic and COVID-19 stress on resilience in Mental Health Psychology Practitioners (MHPPs) (n=325), focussing on the mediation effects of specific individual factors. Optimism, burnout and secondary traumatic stress, but not coping strategies, self-efficacy,...
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Resumen-En el presente artículo 1 se desarrollará una profilaxis mental para mujeres embarazadas con la finalidad de que éstas logren llevar un proceso de gestación asistido no solo a nivel medico sino también psicológico para enfrentarse a las diferentes demandas emocionales y cambios físicos que son propias del proceso, buscando brindar mecanismo...
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Resumen-En el presente artículo 1 se muestra los cambios físicos, hormonales y psicológicos que experimenta una persona transgénero; además, de cómo la sociedad percibe las decisiones y el proceso de transición de quien decide realizar la terapia de reemplazo hormonal; a su vez, del respaldo que tienen a nivel jurídico, frente a los ámbitos sociale...
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Dyadic interactions of couples are of interest as they provide insight into relationship quality and chronic disease management. Currently, ambulatory assessment of couples' interactions entails collecting data at random or scheduled times which could miss significant couples' interaction/conversation moments. In this work, we developed, deployed a...
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The case study aims to inspire researchers and practitioners to take a broader look at the potential of Young's concept in the areas of health psychology. It explores the application of J. Young's Early Maladaptive Schema (EMS) theory and Schema Therapy (ST) to conceptualize and treat recurring problems in self-care in a person with chronic type 1...
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Behavior change ideas from health psychology can also help boost end user compliance with security recommendations, such as adopting two-factor authentication (2FA). Our research adapts the Transtheoretical Model Stages of Change from health and wellness research to a cybersecurity context. We first create and validate an assessment to identify wor...
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Introduction: Among the many skills required for leading interprofessional health care teams, emotional intelligence and communication skills are critical to building professionalism, establishing patient trust, and providing optimal patient care. Nonetheless, these skills are often overlooked in medical training. We implemented a 2.5-hour worksho...
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Aim: This research aims to determine whether the time of injury (congenital or acquired) affects the quality of life (QOL) in families having a child or adolescent with neurological impairment. Design: Comparative, cross-sectional study. Material and methods: To find out if there are differences in the quality of life domains between these two...
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Objective To assess whether there is an association between veterinary specialty and the quality of life of residents in AVMA-Recognized Veterinary Specialty Organizations ™ using the WHOQOL-BREF instrument. Methods This cross-sectional study used an online survey and data collection service for administration of the survey to veterinary residents...
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BACKGROUND: The coronavirus disease-2019 (COVID-19) crisis has changed many aspects of frontline nurses' lives. Nurses caring for patients with COVID-19 reported experiencing significant psychological distress and work-related anxiety. This study aimed to assess the perceived stress and quality of life among frontline nurses fighting against COVID-...
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Substance abuse is a significant public concern for global society. Using the National Income Dynamic Study wave four data, this study applies the multinomial endogenous switching regression technique to examine the impact of substance use (alcohol use and tobacco use) on labour market outcomes in South Africa. This method controls for any potentia...
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Health psychology simply is the branch of psychology which consists of psychological and behavioural processes in health, illness, and healthcare. It is concerned with understanding how psychological, behavioural, and cultural factors contribute to physical health and illness. This research paper will focus on importance of Health Psychology and it...
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Background: Common mental disorders such as depression, anxiety, and somatic symptoms are a major public health concern because it is prevalent and chronic, and its impact on physical health, psychological and economic consequences is very serious. Evidence on the prevalence and predictors of common mental disorders is very limited in Ethiopia. Th...
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This study is one of the first aiming at investigating the mental health in the post-lockdown period in an Italian adult population and detecting demographic and psychological predictors for a worse outcome. 1401 participants answered a web-based survey including the Emotional Reaction Questionnaire (ERQ), the Positive Affect and Negative Affect Sc...
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This research aims to identify, investigate, and assess the status of the rights and situation of women who are left behind. Particular focus will be on women and girls’ who are victims and survivors of violence, women who have committed crimes (misdemeanours and felonies) and are executing court sentences, women with physical and mental disabiliti...
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The COVID-19 pandemic has led to diminished sleep and increased stress, anxiety, and burnout for many health professionals and health professions students. One simple approach that may be effective for bolstering personal well-being is consciously cultivating gratitude. Gratitude is positively associated with physical health, psychological health,...
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Background The SARS-CoV-2 pandemic caused a public health emergency with profound consequences on physical and mental health of individuals. Emergency Rooms (ER) and Community Mental Health Services (CMHS) played a key role in the management of psychiatric emergencies during the pandemic. The purpose of the study was to evaluate urgent psychiatric...
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Chinese Americans comprise the largest Asian subgroup in the U.S. Yet, little research has focused on the well-being of this population. This study aimed to (1) examine psycho-physiological health (psychological stress and fatigue) and lifestyle behaviors (sleep and physical activity) between Chinese Americans and whites, and (2) investigate whethe...
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Moderation effects in multiple regression, tested usually by the inclusion of a product term, are frequently investigated in health psychology. However, several issues in presenting the moderation effects in standardized units and their associated confidence intervals are commonly observed. While an old method had been proposed to standardize varia...