A T Panter
Affiliation: University of North Carolina
- Integrating a family-focused approach into child obesity prevention: rationale and design for the My Parenting SOS study randomized control trialDianne S Ward
Department of Nutrition in the Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA
BMC Public Health 11:431. 2011..Research is needed to explore intervention strategies that engage families with young children and motivate parents to adopt behaviors that will foster healthy weight development...
- Trainee characteristics and perceptions of HIV/AIDS training qualityA T Panter
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, USA
Eval Health Prof 23:149-71. 2000..Greater understanding about participant characteristics can provide clues about how these training experiences are perceived and processed and may inform decision making about instructional HIV/AIDS curricula...
- Healthcare provider characteristics and perceived confidence from HIV/AIDS educationA T Panter
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, USA
AIDS Patient Care STDS 14:603-14. 2000..These results suggest that HIV/AIDS training programs may be targeted broadly-to a wide range of healthcare providers of diverse backgrounds-with little or no impact on overall levels and changes in provider confidence...
- Assessing tobacco beliefs among youth using item response theory modelsA T Panter
Department of Psychology, CB 3270, Davie Hall, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 3270, USA
Drug Alcohol Depend 68:S21-39. 2002..Implications and challenges in the use of these methods for tobacco onset research and for assessing the developmental trajectories of smoking among youth are discussed...
- It matters how and when you ask: self-reported race/ethnicity of incoming law studentsA T Panter
Department of Psychology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 3270, USA
Cultur Divers Ethnic Minor Psychol 15:51-66. 2009..These findings support the continued study of specific combinations of multiracial groups, fluidity of multiracial identities, and context effects that influence race/ethnicity self-categorizations...
- Corticosteroids' effect on the height of atopic dermatitis patients: a controlled questionnaire studyMeghan W Thomas
UNC CH School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
Pediatr Dermatol 26:524-8. 2009..The overall height of children examined in this survey who were treated with topical corticosteroids appears to be unaffected...
- Free-response self-discrepancies across, among, and within FFM personality dimensionsA R Hafdahl
Department of Psychology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill 27599 3270, USA
J Pers 68:111-51. 2000..Methodological alterations influenced self-discrepancy findings negligibly. Initial evidence for PBSD construct validity and predictive specificity is presented, and the approach's implications, advantages, and extensions are discussed...
- Factors associated with potentially inappropriate drug utilization in a sample of rural community-dwelling older adultsSusan J Blalock
School of Pharmacy, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7360, USA
Am J Geriatr Pharmacother 3:168-79. 2005..The Beers criteria are often used to identify such medications. Past research has documented that use of Beers drugs is common among older adults...
- An item factor analysis and item response theory-based revision of the Everyday Discrimination ScaleBrian D Stucky
Department of Psychology, L L Thurstone Psychometric Laboratory, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 27599, USA
Cultur Divers Ethnic Minor Psychol 17:175-85. 2011..Our results indicate that the revised-EDS is unidimensional, with minimal differential item functioning, and retains predictive validity consistent with the original scale...
- The relationship between spirituality and depressive symptoms: testing psychosocial mechanismsMahyar Mofidi
US Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration, Rockville, Maryland, USA
J Nerv Ment Dis 195:681-8. 2007..The link between spirituality and depressive symptoms is indirect. The relationship is mediated by optimism, volunteering, and social support. Findings present research and practice implications...
- Spirituality and depressive symptoms in a racially diverse US sample of community-dwelling adultsMahyar Mofidi
Health Resources and Services Administration, US Department of Health and Human Services, Rockville, Maryland, USA
J Nerv Ment Dis 194:975-7. 2006..Spirituality appears to be a psychosocial resource against depressive symptoms, although the results must be confirmed in longitudinal investigations...