assertiveness

Summary

Summary: Strongly insistent, self-assured, and demanding behavior.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Examining communication and assertiveness as predictors of condom use: implications for HIV prevention
    B D Zamboni
    Department of Psychology, Loyola University, Chicago, IL 60626, USA
    AIDS Educ Prev 12:492-504. 2000
  2. doi The lived experience of nursing advocacy
    Robert G Hanks
    The University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX, USA
    Nurs Ethics 15:468-77. 2008
  3. ncbi Lack of association between digit ratio (2D:4D) and assertiveness: replication in a large sample
    Martin Voracek
    Department of Basic Psychological Research, School of Psychology, University of Vienna, Liebiggasse 5, Room 03 46, A 1010 Vienna, Austria
    Percept Mot Skills 109:757-69. 2009
  4. ncbi Assertiveness predicts threat and challenge reactions to potential stress among women
    J Tomaka
    Department of Psychology, University of Texas, El Paso 79968 0553, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 76:1008-21. 1999
  5. ncbi Is lack of sexual assertiveness among adolescent and young adult women a cause for concern?
    Vaughn I Rickert
    Center for Community Health and Education, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, New York, USA
    Perspect Sex Reprod Health 34:178-83. 2002
  6. ncbi Depression, automatic thoughts, alexithymia, and assertiveness in patients with tension-type headache
    Basak Yucel
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Istanbul, Istanbul, Turkey
    Headache 42:194-9. 2002
  7. ncbi Relationship satisfaction in women: a longitudinal case-control study about the role of breast cancer, personal assertiveness, and partners' relationship-focused coping
    Chris Hinnen
    Northern Centre for Healthcare Research, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Br J Health Psychol 13:737-54. 2008
  8. ncbi The moderating role of risk-taking tendency and refusal assertiveness on social influences in alcohol use among inner-city adolescents
    Jennifer A Epstein
    Institute for Prevention Research, Cornell University, Weill Medical College, New York, New York 10021, USA
    J Stud Alcohol 63:456-9. 2002
  9. doi Predicting individual differences in autonomy-connectedness: the role of body awareness, alexithymia, and assertiveness
    Marrie H J Bekker
    Tilburg University, Department of Clinical Psychology, P O Box 90153, 5000 LE Tilburg, The Netherlands
    J Clin Psychol 64:747-65. 2008
  10. ncbi Irish nursing students' changing levels of assertiveness during their pre-registration programme
    Cecily M Begley
    School of Nursing and Midwifery Studies, Trinity College Dublin, 24 D Olier Street, Dublin 2, Ireland
    Nurse Educ Today 24:501-10. 2004

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  1. ncbi Examining communication and assertiveness as predictors of condom use: implications for HIV prevention
    B D Zamboni
    Department of Psychology, Loyola University, Chicago, IL 60626, USA
    AIDS Educ Prev 12:492-504. 2000
    The current study explored the relationship between communication and assertiveness in general and sexual contexts and examined each construct's differential ability to predict reported condom use among college students...
  2. doi The lived experience of nursing advocacy
    Robert G Hanks
    The University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX, USA
    Nurs Ethics 15:468-77. 2008
    ..The findings increase the body of knowledge surrounding nursing advocacy as practiced by nurses...
  3. ncbi Lack of association between digit ratio (2D:4D) and assertiveness: replication in a large sample
    Martin Voracek
    Department of Basic Psychological Research, School of Psychology, University of Vienna, Liebiggasse 5, Room 03 46, A 1010 Vienna, Austria
    Percept Mot Skills 109:757-69. 2009
    ..and Hampson, et al. showed assertiveness, a presumably male-typed personality trait, was not associated with 2D:4D; however, these studies were clearly ..
  4. ncbi Assertiveness predicts threat and challenge reactions to potential stress among women
    J Tomaka
    Department of Psychology, University of Texas, El Paso 79968 0553, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 76:1008-21. 1999
    In this study assertiveness as a moderator of stress reactions among women was examined...
  5. ncbi Is lack of sexual assertiveness among adolescent and young adult women a cause for concern?
    Vaughn I Rickert
    Center for Community Health and Education, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, New York, USA
    Perspect Sex Reprod Health 34:178-83. 2002
    Understanding young women's sexual assertiveness is critical to developing effective interventions to promote sexual health and reduce sexual risk-taking and violence...
  6. ncbi Depression, automatic thoughts, alexithymia, and assertiveness in patients with tension-type headache
    Basak Yucel
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Istanbul, Istanbul, Turkey
    Headache 42:194-9. 2002
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate depression, automatic thoughts, alexithymia, and assertiveness in persons with tension-type headache and to compare the results with those from healthy controls.
  7. ncbi Relationship satisfaction in women: a longitudinal case-control study about the role of breast cancer, personal assertiveness, and partners' relationship-focused coping
    Chris Hinnen
    Northern Centre for Healthcare Research, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Br J Health Psychol 13:737-54. 2008
    The aim of this study was to investigate whether a breast cancer diagnosis, personal assertiveness (i.e. frequency of assertive behaviour and tension associated with this behaviour), and partners' relationship-focused coping (i.e...
  8. ncbi The moderating role of risk-taking tendency and refusal assertiveness on social influences in alcohol use among inner-city adolescents
    Jennifer A Epstein
    Institute for Prevention Research, Cornell University, Weill Medical College, New York, New York 10021, USA
    J Stud Alcohol 63:456-9. 2002
    ..This study examined the moderating influence of risk-taking tendency and refusal assertiveness on perceived friends' drinking as associated with alcohol use among inner-city adolescents.
  9. doi Predicting individual differences in autonomy-connectedness: the role of body awareness, alexithymia, and assertiveness
    Marrie H J Bekker
    Tilburg University, Department of Clinical Psychology, P O Box 90153, 5000 LE Tilburg, The Netherlands
    J Clin Psychol 64:747-65. 2008
    ..most powerfully predict individual differences in autonomy-connectedness: body awareness, alexithymia, or assertiveness. The present study examined this question in a clinical sample of women who were diagnosed as having autonomy ..
  10. ncbi Irish nursing students' changing levels of assertiveness during their pre-registration programme
    Cecily M Begley
    School of Nursing and Midwifery Studies, Trinity College Dublin, 24 D Olier Street, Dublin 2, Ireland
    Nurse Educ Today 24:501-10. 2004
    ..Victims of bullying need high levels of assertiveness to enable them to withstand the stress of victimization...
  11. ncbi Judgements about mentoring relationships in nurse education
    Christine Webb
    University of Plymouth, Exeter EX2 6AS, United Kingdom
    Nurse Educ Today 28:563-71. 2008
    ....
  12. ncbi Self esteem and assertiveness of final year Turkish university students
    Serife Karagozoglu
    Department of Fundamentals of Nursing, Cumhuriyet University School of Nursing, 58140 Sivas, Turkey
    Nurse Educ Today 28:641-9. 2008
    This study developed a quantitative methodology to ascertain the level of self esteem and assertiveness of last year students in baccalaureate degree programs at Cumhuriyet University Nursing School, School for Health Sciences' Midwifery ..
  13. ncbi Validation of oppressed group behaviors in nursing
    Linda Kay Matheson
    Marquette University, P O Box 1881, Milwaukee, WI, USA
    J Prof Nurs 23:226-34. 2007
    ....
  14. ncbi Bullying: it isn't what it used to be
    Janice Selekman
    Department of Nursing, University of Delaware, Newark, DE, USA
    Pediatr Nurs 30:246-9. 2004
  15. ncbi Doctors' traits perceived by Japanese nurses as communication barriers: a questionnaire survey
    Kyoko Morinaga
    Ph D Program of Social System Studies, Graduate School of the University of Kitakyushu, Japan
    Int J Nurs Stud 45:740-9. 2008
    ..Studies addressing nurses' traits to improve the quality of nurse-physician communication exist, whereas only a few studies exploring physicians' traits as communication barriers are conducted...
  16. ncbi Refinement of the Silencing the Self Scale--work for registered nurses
    Rosanna DeMarco
    Connell School of Nursing, Boston College, Chestnut Hill, MA 02467, USA
    J Nurs Scholarsh 39:375-8. 2007
  17. ncbi Social skills training as nursing intervention to improve the social skills and self-esteem of inpatients with chronic schizophrenia
    Ji Min Seo
    College of Nursing, Pusan National University, Busan, Korea
    Arch Psychiatr Nurs 21:317-26. 2007
    ..The training program consisted of two parts: conversational skills and assertiveness skills. Data were collected at pretreatment and posttreatment...
  18. ncbi Developing hardiness in nurse managers
    Sharon Judkins
    The University of Texas, USA
    Nurs Manag (Harrow) 14:19-23. 2007
  19. ncbi The communications doctor offers remedies for 11 things that hurt women's career success
    Susanne E Gaddis
    Prairie Rose 76:15-6. 2007
  20. ncbi Evaluation of relationships between haemodialysis unit professionals
    A V Rivares
    Pallarés Elios Yuste Gimenez, Corporacio Parc Tauli, Nephrology Unit, Barcelona, Spain
    EDTNA ERCA J 30:27-30. 2004
    ..was used to analyse the following issues: stress, changes, routine, confrontation, comparisons, preferences, support, valuation, assertiveness, self-evaluation, technical competence, affiliation, motivation, work atmosphere and training.
  21. ncbi Nurse/physician conflict management mode choices: implications for improved collaborative practice
    Tova Hendel
    Department of Nursing, School of Health Professions, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Nurs Adm Q 31:244-53. 2007
    ..00). Most of the respondents' characteristics were not found to be correlated with mode choices. The findings indicate a need to enhance partnerships in the clinical environment to ensure quality patient care and staff satisfaction...
  22. ncbi [Self-assertion communication in the family]
    Gabriella Kádár
    Szegedi Tudomanyegyetem, Juhász Gyula Tanŕképzo Foiskolai Kar, Pszichológia Tanszék
    Psychiatr Hung 20:84-94. 2005
    ..It is also shown that at interpersonal level, the self-assertion tendencies of the child are negatively correlated to the emphatic skills of family members...
  23. ncbi Struggling for confirmation--patients' experiences of dissatisfaction with hospital care
    Ulrika Eriksson
    Mid Sweden University, Department of Health Sciences, Ostersund, Sweden
    J Clin Nurs 16:438-46. 2007
    ..The aim of the study was to illuminate patients' experiences of dissatisfaction with hospital care...
  24. ncbi Teenage mothers at age 30
    Lee SmithBattle
    School of Nursing, Saint Louis University
    West J Nurs Res 27:831-50; discussion 851-62. 2005
    ..The lives of a third group of mothers lacked a coherent narrative structure. Each pattern is presented with a paradigm case...
  25. ncbi Professional socialization: the key to survival as a newly qualified nurse
    Mary Mooney
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland
    Int J Nurs Pract 13:75-80. 2007
    ..A category that emerged was linked very strongly with professional socialization. The respondents did not refer to professional socialization per se, but through the coding process this emerged as the linchpin of the discussion...
  26. ncbi Effective use of critique and dialogue at scholarly conferences
    Rosanna F DeMarco
    Boston College, William F Connell School of Nursing, Chestnut Hill, MA 02467 3812, USA
    Nurs Outlook 53:232-8. 2005
    ..The likely outcomes include improved nursing science and professional development of nurses...
  27. ncbi Hospital nurse administrators in Japan: a feminist dimensional analysis
    C L Brandi
    Aichi Medical University, College of Nursing, Nagakute cho, Aichi Ken, Japan
    Int Nurs Rev 53:59-65. 2006
    ..Additionally, nursing administration content relies heavily on Western and non-nursing theories, some of which have been criticized for male bias...
  28. ncbi African-American adolescent females' predictors of having sex
    Barbara L Dancy
    University of Illinois at Chicago College of Nursing, 845 S Damen Avenue, Office 1060, M C 802, Chicago, IL 60612 7350, USA
    J Natl Black Nurses Assoc 17:30-8. 2006
    ....
  29. ncbi From their own voices: the lived experience of African American registered nurses
    Deborah W Wilson
    Howard University, USA
    J Transcult Nurs 18:142-9. 2007
    ..The findings of the study indicate the immediate need to address and resolve the issues of diversity within the nursing profession. Nursing will also have to reform its system and practices to embrace and support diversity...
  30. ncbi Factors influencing nurses' decisions to raise concerns about care quality
    Moira Attree
    School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Work, University of Manchester, UK
    J Nurs Manag 15:392-402. 2007
    ..To explore factors that influence nurses' decisions to raise concerns about standards of practice...
  31. ncbi Nurses and collaboration
    Rita E Miller
    Peter H Thomas PhD and Associates, USA
    Pa Nurse 59:6. 2004
  32. ncbi There really is a difference: nurses' experiences with transitioning from RNs to BSNs
    Colleen Delaney
    Department of Nursing, Western Connecticut State University, Danbury, CT, USA
    J Prof Nurs 23:167-73. 2007
    ..Findings indicate that both the quality of patient care and nurses' practice were enhanced as a result of BSN completion programs...
  33. ncbi Are we being forced into isolation?
    Louis Feuer
    Dynamic Seminars and Consulting, Florida, USA
    Case Manager 17:60-2. 2006
    ....
  34. ncbi The views and experiences of learning disability nurses concerning their advocacy education
    Penny Llewellyn
    University of Glamorgan, Pontypridd CF37 1DL, United Kingdom
    Nurse Educ Today 27:955-63. 2007
    ..Most nurses had definite ideas regarding how and by whom their advocacy education and training should be provided...
  35. ncbi Positive outcomes for survivors of haematological malignancies from a spiritual perspective
    Pam McGrath
    School of Nursing and Health Studies, Central Queensland University, Rockhampton, Queensland 4702, Australia
    Int J Nurs Pract 10:280-91. 2004
    ..The results indicate increased confidence and assertiveness, less dependence on the approval of others, greater ability to assert personal needs, increased awareness of ..
  36. ncbi Provider-patient dialogue about Internet health information: an exploration of strategies to improve the provider-patient relationship
    Carma L Bylund
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, NY, NY 10022, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 66:346-52. 2007
    ..This study examined patients' experiences talking to their providers about internet health information...
  37. doi An evaluation of an aggression management training program to cope with workplace violence in the healthcare sector
    Janneke K Oostrom
    Erasmus University Rotterdam, Faculty of Social Sciences, T12 39, PO Box 1738, DR Rotterdam 3000, The Netherlands
    Res Nurs Health 31:320-8. 2008
    ..We conclude that aggression management training may be an effective instrument in the fight against workplace violence...
  38. ncbi 'Am I being over-sensitive?' Women's experience of sexual harassment during medical training
    Susan W Hinze
    Department of Sociology, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH 44106 7124, USA
    Health (London) 8:101-27. 2004
    ..I conclude with a discussion of how reforms in medical education must tend to the gendered, everyday realities of women and men in training...
  39. ncbi Overcoming burnout: how to revitalize your career
    Karen E Espeland
    KE Consulting, 744 Aspen Place, Bismarck, ND 58503, USA
    J Contin Educ Nurs 37:178-84. 2006
    ..To revitalize a career and move away from a burnout state, individuals need to change their thought processes and viewpoints about the people and things that may be contributing to their burnout...
  40. ncbi The experiences of trained nurses caring for critically ill patients within a general ward setting
    Helen Cox
    University of the West of England, Faculty of Health and Social Care, Glenside Campus, Blackberry Hill, Bristol, BS16 1DD, UK
    Intensive Crit Care Nurs 22:283-93. 2006
    ..However, there is limited information regarding nurses' perceptions of caring for critically ill patients outside of high dependency areas...
  41. ncbi Maternal identity change as a consequence of antenatal hospitalization
    Milica Markovic
    School of Psychology, Psychiatry and Psychiatric Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences, Monash University, Victoria, Australia
    Health Care Women Int 27:762-76. 2006
    ..Further, hospitalization offered women the opportunity to interact with others in similar difficult situations and, hence, feel less isolated...
  42. ncbi Client-centered home care: balancing between competing responsibilities
    Tineke Schoot
    Zuyd University, Heerlen, The Netherlands
    Clin Nurs Res 15:231-54; discussion 255-7. 2006
    ..Recommendations for practice concern a care relationship and a dialogue with the client, critical ethical reflection, professional autonomy, self-assertiveness and organizational support.
  43. ncbi An insider perspective of daily stress and coping in elders with arthritis
    Sunghee H Tak
    College of Nursing, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, USA
    Orthop Nurs 25:127-32. 2006
    ..Daily stress has a significant effect on the prediction of depression and decreased life satisfaction in older persons. However, little is known about the nature of the daily stress and coping process from their personal viewpoint...
  44. ncbi Social processes used by African American women in making decisions about mammography screening
    Barbara Ann Fowler
    College of Nursing and Health, Wright State University, Dayton, OH 45435 0001, USA
    J Nurs Scholarsh 38:247-54. 2006
    ..To describe the social processes used by African American (AA) women ages > or = 50 years in making decisions about mammography screening...
  45. ncbi Using an executive coach to increase leadership effectiveness
    Patricia Reid Ponte
    Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, Mass, USA
    J Nurs Adm 36:319-24. 2006
    ..In this article, they present their overall findings about the effectiveness of coaching as a leadership development tool and offer recommendations for leaders who are interested in engaging a coach...
  46. ncbi The construction of hepatitis C as a chronic illness
    Barbara L Paterson
    University of New Brunswick, Canada
    Clin Nurs Res 15:209-24. 2006
    ..The article points to the need for a model of Hep C care that incorporates the dimensions of the chronic illness experience...
  47. ncbi Under-reporting of violent incidents against nursing staff
    Terry Ferns
    University of Greenwich, London
    Nurs Stand 20:41-5. 2006
    ..Only by reporting such incidents can the extent of violence towards nurses be determined and minimised...
  48. ncbi Meaning of INSIGHT participation among women who have experienced intimate partner violence
    Barbara L Zust
    Gustavus Adolphus College, St Peter, Minnesota 56082, USA
    Issues Ment Health Nurs 27:775-93. 2006
    ..This study adds support for the utility of interventions, such as INSIGHT, that nurture self-emergence among women who have experienced intimate partner violence...
  49. ncbi Communication and teamwork in patient care: how much can we learn from aviation?
    Audrey Lyndon
    Department of Family Health Care Nursing at University of California San Francisco School of Nursing, USA
    J Obstet Gynecol Neonatal Nurs 35:538-46. 2006
    To identify evidence on the role of assertiveness and teamwork and the application of aviation industry techniques to improve patient safety for inpatient obstetric care.
  50. ncbi Sexual assertiveness in low-income African American women: unwanted sex, survival, and HIV risk
    James Whyte Iv
    Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL 32310, USA
    J Community Health Nurs 23:235-44. 2006
    ..01). Further correlations indicated a pattern of association between poverty, age, and sex out of fear of relationship loss or shelter loss. The study indicates a need for a broader definition of HIV-related risk in high-risk populations...
  51. ncbi Correlation between psychiatric nurses' anger and job motivation
    Esra Engin
    Department of Psychiatric Nursing, Ege University School of Nursing, Izmir, Turkey
    Arch Psychiatr Nurs 20:268-75. 2006
    ....
  52. ncbi Positive self-transitions in women child abuse survivors
    Joanne M Hall
    College of Nursing, University of Tennessee, 1200 Volunteer Boulevard, Knoxville, TN 37996 4180, USA
    Issues Ment Health Nurs 24:647-66. 2003
    ..Tentative clinical implications are discussed. The study was preliminary in that it was a secondary analysis. Suggestions for further research are outlined...
  53. doi Collaboration at risk: registered nurses' experiences on orthopaedic wards
    Kristin Skei
    Institute of Nursing Science, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway
    J Clin Nurs 17:1907-14. 2008
    ..To extract meaning from registered nurses' lived experiences in their professional collaboration with orthopaedic surgeons...
  54. ncbi An overview of conflict
    Jacinta Kelly
    Department of Nursing and Midwifery, Brookfield Health Sciences Complex, University College Cork, Ireland
    Dimens Crit Care Nurs 25:22-8. 2006
    ..This article will provide an overview of conflict, conflict management, and conflict resolution...
  55. ncbi Cool, calm and collected
    Sean Kennedy
    SpeakerBank
    Nurs Stand 22:64. 2008
  56. ncbi The sound of silence--nurses' non-verbal interaction within the ward round
    Karen Hill
    General Intensive Care Unit, Southampton General Hospital, Southampton, Hampshire
    Nurs Crit Care 8:231-9. 2003
    ..Drawing from the data, educational and training strategies are suggested to enhance collaborative practice in the clinical setting of intensive care...
  57. ncbi Patient participation in the medical specialist encounter: does physicians' patient-centred communication matter?
    Linda C Zandbelt
    Department of Medical Psychology, Academic Medical Center University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Patient Educ Couns 65:396-406. 2007
    ..We investigated the relationship between physicians' patient-centred communication and patient participation in a medical specialist setting...
  58. ncbi Courage as integral to advancing nursing practice
    Deb Spence
    School of Health Care Practice, Auckland University of Technology, Auckland
    Nurs Prax N Z 23:43-55. 2007
    ..The purpose is to make visible a phenomenon that needs to be actively fostered or 'en-courage-d' if nursing is to effectively contribute to an improved health service...
  59. ncbi Effects of nurses' sex-role orientation on positive and negative assertion
    Patrick J McCartan
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, Queen s University Belfast, Belfast BT9 7BL, Northern Ireland, UK
    Nurs Health Sci 6:45-9. 2004
    ..Following a discussion of the findings, recommendations relating to future research are made and the limitations of the study are identified...
  60. ncbi Meanings in adult male victims' experiences of hate crime and its aftermath
    Danny G Willis
    Boston College, William F Connell School of Nursing, Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts 02467, USA
    Issues Ment Health Nurs 29:567-84. 2008
    ..This heightened awareness was reported to disrupt intimacy and social connectedness while they attempted to make meaning of their experiences and heal...
  61. ncbi Environmental contexts of menopause in Spain: comparative results from recent research
    Cristina Bernis
    Departamento de Biologia, Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, Madrid, Spain
    Menopause 14:777-87. 2007
    ....
  62. ncbi Improving recreational, residential, and vocational outcomes for patients with schizophrenia
    V Roder
    Department of Psychiatry at the University of Bern, Switzerland
    Psychiatr Serv 52:1439-41. 2001
    ..such as eye contact, fluency of speech, gestures, and facial expression, as well as conversational skills, assertiveness, and emotional expressiveness...
  63. ncbi [Neurological and psychiatric aspects of some gastrointestinal diseases]
    Zsuzsa Aszalós
    Semmelweis Egyetem, Általános Orvostudományi Kar, II Belgyógyászati Klinika, Budapest
    Orv Hetil 149:2079-86. 2008
    ..Females are also characterized by gender role conflict and low assertiveness. Antidepressants and psychotherapy have important roles in their treatment...
  64. pmc "Making the grade:" noncognitive predictors of medical students' clinical clerkship grades
    Katherine B Lee
    Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63108, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 99:1138-50. 2007
    ..Because clinical clerkship grades are associated with resident selection and performance and are largely based on residents'/attendings' subjective ratings, it is important to identify variables associated with clinical clerkship grades...
  65. ncbi Addressing the pharmacist shortage through a cooperative internship program for foreign pharmacy graduates
    Ana C Quiñones
    Midwestern University Chicago College of Pharmacy, Downers Grove, IL 60515, USA
    J Am Pharm Assoc (2003) 47:191-6. 2007
    ..To describe the Latin American Pharmacist Internship Program, a pilot project to prepare foreign-trained pharmacists for pharmacy licensure in the United States...
  66. ncbi Conversational skills of preschool and school-age children with cleft lip and palate
    K L Chapman
    Department of Communication Sciences, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio 44106, USA
    Cleft Palate Craniofac J 35:503-16. 1998
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the conversational skills of preschool and school-age children with cleft lip and palate...
  67. ncbi Relation of assertiveness and anxiety among Iranian University students
    T T Larijani
    Department of Psychiatric Nursing, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    J Psychiatr Ment Health Nurs 17:893-9. 2010
    The findings from the present study revealed that less than 30% of nursing and midwifery students have high assertiveness and only half of them have low anxiety...
  68. ncbi [Knowledge on polypharmacy in a group of 65-year-old people or older living in a sector of the metropolitan area of Puerto Rico]
    Cabeza Nirzka M Labault
    Catedrática Asociada, Escuela Graduada de Salud Pública, Recinto de Ciencias Medicas, Universidad de Puerto Rico, San Juan
    P R Health Sci J 24:277-86. 2005
    ..Additionally, results suggested a need form the elderly to develop more assertiveness and closeness with their health care providers, both doctor and pharmacist; as well as a lack of sufficient ..
  69. pmc Personality and HIV disease progression: role of NEO-PI-R openness, extraversion, and profiles of engagement
    Gail H Ironson
    Department of Psychology, University of Miami, P O Box 248185, Coral Gables, FL 33124 2070, USA
    Psychosom Med 70:245-53. 2008
    ..The examination of psychosocial predictors of disease progression in human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) has focused primarily on depression, coping, and stress, with little attention paid to stable individual differences...
  70. ncbi Use of female controlled microbicidal products for HIV risk reduction
    R M Malow
    University of Miami, School of Medicine JMH Mental Health Hospital Centers, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Health Promotion Programs, 1695 N W 9 Avenue, Suite 3208, Miami, Florida 33136, USA
    AIDS Care 12:581-8. 2000
    ..An HIV transmission risk reduction interactive intervention emphasizing self-esteem, assertiveness and sexual negotiation was offered to 41 drug dependent women...
  71. ncbi Adolescent sexuality and disability
    Jacob A Neufeld
    Departments of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and Pediatrics, Rusk Institute, New York University, 400 E 34th Street, New York, NY 10016, USA
    Phys Med Rehabil Clin N Am 13:857-73. 2002
    ..Health sex education must include the development of effective communication skills, decision-making skills, assertiveness, and the ability to say "no." It must also include ways to create satisfying relationships...
  72. ncbi Aggression: its relation to desire and self-interest
    D L Raphling
    Washington Psychoanalytic Institute, USA
    J Am Psychoanal Assoc 46:797-811. 1998
    ..Aggression has also been dichotomized as either the benign activity of assertiveness, or the darker destructive force of hostility, believed by many to arise from separate motivational systems...
  73. ncbi Condom use self-efficacy: effect on intended and actual condom use in adolescents
    J Baele
    Leuven University Center for Cancer Prevention, Leuven, Belgium
    J Adolesc Health 28:421-31. 2001
    ..To investigate aspects of adolescents' condom use self-efficacy that affect their intended and actual condom use...
  74. ncbi Cognitive orientation and genital infections in young women
    S Kreitler
    Department of Psychology, Tel Aviv University, Israel
    Women Health 17:49-85. 1991
    ..g., assertiveness, hypochondriasis)...
  75. ncbi Personality profiles of male and female positive role models in medicine
    M Magee
    Pfizer Medical Humanities Initiative, New York, NY, USA
    Psychol Rep 82:547-59. 1998
    ..scored higher on Conscientious factor, and on Achievement Striving, Activity, Competence, Dutifulness, Trust, Assertiveness, and Altruism facets, but they scored lower on the Vulnerability facet than the general population...
  76. ncbi Evaluation of the concept of supervision related to public health nurses in Norway
    Sidsel Tveiten
    Akershus College, Faculty of Nursing Education, Nordbyhagen, Norway
    J Nurs Manag 13:13-21. 2005
    ..The aim of the study is to clarify the concept of supervision by means of concept analysis, in order to evaluate the concept's application to the practise of public health nurses...
  77. ncbi [Prevalence of and factors related to depression in high school students]
    Mehmet Eskin
    Adnan Menderes U Tip Fak, Psikiyatri AD
    Turk Psikiyatri Derg 19:382-9. 2008
    ..The study aimed at investigating the prevalence of and factors related to depression in high school students...
  78. ncbi Sexual coercion content in 21 sexuality education curricula
    C E Beyer
    Dept of Health Education, North Carolina Central University, Durham, NC 27707, USA
    J Sch Health 68:370-5. 1998
    ..Common themes occurring within the coercion topic areas included guilt, communication/assertiveness skills, blame, drug use, premeditation, fear, sources of help...
  79. doi A randomized trial of short psychotherapy versus sustained-release bupropion for smoking cessation
    Gerald Zernig
    Experimental Psychiatry Unit, Department of General Psychiatry and Social Psychiatry, Centre of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Medical University Innsbruck, Innrain 66 a 1 Stock, A 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
    Addiction 103:2024-31. 2008
    ..To compare the efficacy and safety of a novel psychological intervention for smoking cessation called psychodynamic model (PDM) training to an active control condition of sustained-release bupropion...
  80. doi Resting posterior versus frontal delta/theta EEG activity is associated with extraversion and the COMT VAL(158)MET polymorphism
    Jan Wacker
    Faculty of Psychology, Philipps Universitat Marburg, Germany
    Neurosci Lett 478:88-92. 2010
    ..e., a motivational disposition comprising enthusiasm, energy, assertiveness, achievement striving and social dominance)...
  81. ncbi The sexual attitudes, behavior, and relationships of women with histrionic personality disorder
    C Apt
    Texas Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation, Sinton 78387
    J Sex Marital Ther 20:125-33. 1994
    ..compared to the control group, women with histrionic personality were found to have significantly lower sexual assertiveness, greater erotophobic attitudes toward sex, lower self-esteem, and greater marital dissatisfaction...
  82. ncbi Leadership development for dental students: what do students think?
    Kristin Z Victoroff
    School of Dental Medicine, Case Western Reserve University, 10900 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44106 4905, USA
    J Dent Educ 72:982-8. 2008
    ..Students reported interest in improving their confidence, assertiveness, ability to communicate effectively (including public speaking), ability to listen to others, organizational ..
  83. pmc Participants' assessments of the effects of a community health worker intervention on their diabetes self-management and interactions with healthcare providers
    Michele Heisler
    Veterans Affairs Center for Clinical Management Research, VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48113, USA
    Am J Prev Med 37:S270-9. 2009
    ....
  84. doi Emotional intelligence of mental health nurses
    Loes R L C van Dusseldorp
    Institute for Mental Health Care, Renkum, The Netherlands
    J Clin Nurs 20:555-62. 2011
    ..The aim of this study is to gain insight into the level of emotional intelligence of mental health nurses in the Netherlands...
  85. doi On being a good nurse: reflections on the past and preparing for the future
    Ann M Begley
    Queen s University, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Belfast, UK
    Int J Nurs Pract 16:525-32. 2010
    ..were highly professional, the culture within which they practiced tended to stifle the emergence of autonomy, assertiveness, advocacy and accountability...
  86. ncbi [Trait anxiety and type behavior pattern (A and B) as modifiers of immediate reaction towards violent behaviors]
    Marcin Drabek
    Zakładu Psychologii Pracy, Instytutu Medycyny Pracy im prof J Nofera w Lodzi
    Med Pr 56:223-34. 2005
    ..In this paper, such personal characteristics as trait-anxiety, type A/B behavior pattern (TABP/TBBP) are discussed as potential modifiers of individual reaction towards the violence experienced at work...
  87. doi Personality of young adults born prematurely: the Helsinki study of very low birth weight adults
    Anu Katriina Pesonen
    Department of Psychology, University of Helsinki, Finland
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 49:609-17. 2008
    ..Today, the first generations of very low birth weight (VLBW <or= 1500 g) infants are entering adulthood but very little is known of their personality traits, associated with both psychopathological vulnerability and resilience...
  88. ncbi Quality of provider-participant relationships and enhancement of adolescent social skills
    Elizabeth Sale
    EMT Associates, Inc, Sacramento, CA, USA
    J Prim Prev 29:263-78. 2008
    ..e., cooperation, self-control, assertiveness, and empathy) than program participants who perceived a lower quality relationship with adult providers...
  89. ncbi Oregon physicians' responses to requests for assisted suicide: a qualitative study
    Steven K Dobscha
    Department of Veterans Affairs, Portland, Oregon 97207, USA
    J Palliat Med 7:451-61. 2004
    ..discussion of important issues, and many physicians felt that the process increased their confidence and assertiveness in discussing end-of-life issues with other patients...
  90. ncbi Animal models of depressive illness: the importance of chronic drug treatment
    P J Mitchell
    Department of Pharmacy and Pharmacology, University of Bath, Bath, UK
    Curr Pharm Des 11:171-203. 2005
    ..in turn results in increased hierarchical status in closed social groups) most likely reflects the increased assertiveness and associated externalization of emotions expressed during recovery from depressive illness...
  91. ncbi Cross-sectional and longitudinal relations among peer-reported trustworthiness, social relationships, and psychological adjustment in children and early adolescents from the United Kingdom and Canada
    Ken J Rotenberg
    Department of Psychology, Keele University, Staffordshire ST5 5BG, UK
    J Exp Child Psychol 88:46-67. 2004
    ..trustworthiness (ratings of promise and secret keeping by peer group and also by best friend in Study 1), assertiveness (Study 1), prosocial behavior (Study 2), social relationships (friendships and peer preference), and ..
  92. ncbi [Short-term effects of a cognitive-behavioural group therapy in social phobia: evaluation of sixty patients]
    N Camart
    Laboratoire de Psychologie Clinique des Faits Culturels, université Paris X, Nanterre
    Encephale 32:1011-8. 2006
    ..the therapy with instruments measuring the intensity of social phobia (Liebowitz Social Anxiety Scale), the assertiveness (Rathus Assertiveness Schedule), the disability associated with the disorder (Sheehan Disability Scale), ..
  93. ncbi Supporting prison nurses: an action research approach to education
    Clare Bennett
    Primary Care Nursing, University of Worcester
    Br J Nurs 19:782-6. 2010
    ..with key stakeholders, which suggest that the innovation had a positive impact on the nurses' confidence, assertiveness, clinical expertise and approach to change...
  94. ncbi An assessment of HIV/STI vulnerability and related sexual risk-taking in a nationally representative sample of young Croatian adults
    Aleksandar Stulhofer
    Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Department of Sociology, University of Zagreb, I Lucica 3, Zagreb, 10000, Croatia
    Arch Sex Behav 38:209-25. 2009
    ..A number of predictors were gender-specific: sexual assertiveness and condom self-efficacy for women and parental monitoring, traditional morality, HIV knowledge, and talking ..
  95. ncbi Downsizing and reorganization: demands, challenges and ambiguity for registered nurses
    Anna Hertting
    National Institute for Psychosocial Medicine IPM, Stockholm, Sweden
    J Adv Nurs 45:145-54. 2004
    ..A large hospital in Sweden was selected for the study, in which downsizing had occurred between 1995 and 1997. The number of staff in the hospital was reduced by an average of 20%, and 10% were relocated to other departments...
  96. pmc Predictors of risky sexual behavior with new and regular partners in a sample of women bar drinkers
    Kathleen A Parks
    Research Institute on Addictions, State University of New York at Buffalo, 1021 Main Street, Buffalo, New York 14203, USA
    J Stud Alcohol Drugs 70:197-205. 2009
    ..We designed the current study to assess the rates of risky sexual behavior among women bar drinkers, as well as differences in predictors of risky sexual behavior, based on partner type-new or regular...
  97. ncbi Dimensions of hostility in Japanese undergraduate students
    Shuhei Izawa
    Graduate School of Human Sciences, Waseda University, Japan
    Int J Behav Med 13:147-52. 2006
    ..subscales of the 4 questionnaires, revealed a 4-factor solution: Expressive Hostility, Inhibitive Hostility, Assertiveness, and Hostile Cognition...
  98. ncbi [Alcohol consumption and positive alcohol expectancies in young adults: a typological approach using TwoStep cluster]
    S Vautier
    Universite de Toulouse le Mirail, 5, allee Antonio Machado, 31058 Toulouse Cedex 9, France
    Encephale 33:568-71. 2007
    ..We explored the existence of moderate drinkers with a high PAE profile, and abusive drinkers with a low PAE profile...
  99. ncbi Effects of testosterone on mood, aggression, and sexual behavior in young men: a double-blind, placebo-controlled, cross-over study
    Daryl B O'Connor
    Department of Endocrinology, Manchester Royal Infirmary, United Kingdom
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 89:2837-45. 2004
    ..m.. Mood, self- and partner-reported physical and verbal aggression, anger, hostility, irritability, assertiveness, self-esteem, and sexual function were assessed. A single injection of 1000 mg TU i.m...
  100. pmc Five-year cohort study of Nosema spp. in Germany: does climate shape virulence and assertiveness of Nosema ceranae?
    Sebastian Gisder
    Institute for Bee Research, Friedrich Engels Str 32, Hohen Neuendorf, Germany
    Appl Environ Microbiol 76:3032-8. 2010
    ..ceranae only. Reduced or inhibited N. ceranae spore germination at low temperatures should hamper the infectivity and spread of this pathogen in climatic regions characterized by a rather cold winter season...
  101. ncbi Differences of sexual behavior predictors between sexually active and nonactive female adolescents in congested communities, Bangkok metropolis
    Arpaporn Powwattana
    Department of Public Health Nursing, Faculty of Public Health, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
    J Med Assoc Thai 91:542-50. 2008
    ..To test the differences among the predictors between sexually active and non-active female adolescents...

Research Grants75

  1. Multi-site Evaluation of Second Step: Student Success Through Prevention (Second
    DOROTHY ESPELAGE; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Targeted protective factors include empathy, problem-solving skills, school connectedness, assertiveness and adoption of conventional norms...
  2. Multi-site Evaluation of Second Step: Student Success Through Prevention (Second
    Dorothy L Espelage; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Targeted protective factors include empathy, problem-solving skills, school connectedness, assertiveness and adoption of conventional norms...
  3. HIV PREVENTION AMONG CULTURALLY DIVERSE AT-RISK COUPLES
    Dianne Harrison; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..gender and cultural/social barriers to eliminating high risk behaviors and skill building in assertiveness and negotiation...
  4. HIV PREVENTION AMONG CULTURALLY DIVERSE AT-RISK COUPLES
    Dianne Harrison; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..gender and cultural/social barriers to eliminating high risk behaviors and skill building in assertiveness and negotiation...
  5. Women-Focused HIV Prevention in the Western Cape
    Wendee Wechsberg; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..sexual and physical) and the mediating effects of HIV risk knowledge, condom use skills, sexual negotiation assertiveness, and relationship power on the effectiveness of the woman-focused groups to decrease risk related to drug use, ..
  6. Women-Focused HIV Prevention in the Western Cape
    Wendee M Wechsberg; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..sexual and physical) and the mediating effects of HIV risk knowledge, condom use skills, sexual negotiation assertiveness, and relationship power on the effectiveness of the woman-focused groups to decrease risk related to drug use, ..
  7. Women-Focused HIV Prevention in the Western Cape
    Wendee Wechsberg; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..sexual and physical) and the mediating effects of HIV risk knowledge, condom use skills, sexual negotiation assertiveness, and relationship power on the effectiveness of the woman-focused groups to decrease risk related to drug use, ..
  8. TEENAGE MALE SEXUALITY--ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
    Caesar Pacifici; Fiscal Year: 1992
    ..use of communication skills; 2) question stereotypical attitudes and beliefs; and 3) tech the value of female assertiveness and male restraint in dating situations...
  9. SMALL-GROUP SOCIAL-COGNITIVE APPROACH TO HIV PREVENTION
    Edward Maibach; Fiscal Year: 1991
    ..condom use and safer sex; (3) safer sex skills including interpersonal negotiation strategies, sexual assertiveness, behavioral self-management, and social support development; and (4) self-efficacy to apply those skills and ..
  10. SMALL-GROUP SOCIAL-COGNITIVE APPROACH TO HIV PREVENTION
    Edward Maibach; Fiscal Year: 1992
    ..condom use and safer sex; (3) safer sex skills including interpersonal negotiation strategies, sexual assertiveness, behavioral self-management, and social support development; and (4) self-efficacy to apply those skills and ..
  11. HIV, ABUSE AND PSYCHIATRIC DISORDERS AMONG YOUTH
    Larry Brown; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..affective dysregulation and dysfunctional cognitions that prevents them from having adequate communication and assertiveness skills that are necessary in sexual situations...
  12. HIV, ABUSE AND PSYCHIATRIC DISORDERS AMONG YOUTH
    Larry Brown; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..affective dysregulation and dysfunctional cognitions that prevents them from having adequate communication and assertiveness skills that are necessary in sexual situations...
  13. HIV, ABUSE AND PSYCHIATRIC DISORDERS AMONG YOUTH
    Larry Brown; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..affective dysregulation and dysfunctional cognitions that prevents them from having adequate communication and assertiveness skills that are necessary in sexual situations...
  14. HIV, ABUSE AND PSYCHIATRIC DISORDERS AMONG YOUTH
    Larry Brown; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..affective dysregulation and dysfunctional cognitions that prevents them from having adequate communication and assertiveness skills that are necessary in sexual situations...
  15. AIDS/HIV PREVENTION FOR VULNERABLE URBAN POPULATION
    Jeffrey Kelly; Fiscal Year: 1992
    ..risk education, behavior change preparedness, training in skills to implement risk reduction (condom use, assertiveness, social problem solving), and reinforcement of change efforts...
  16. HIV PREVENTION AMONG CULTURALLY DIVERSE AT-RISK WOMEN
    Dianne Harrison; Fiscal Year: 1993
    ..Areas to be targeted include HIV/AIDS knowledge, cultural/social high risk factors, and skill building in assertiveness and negotiation taking into consideration relevant racial/ethnic and cultural norms...
  17. HIV, ABUSE AND PSYCHIATRIC DISORDERS AMONG YOUTH
    Larry Brown; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..affective dysregulation and dysfunctional cognitions that prevents them from having adequate communication and assertiveness skills that are necessary in sexual situations...
  18. BEHAVIORAL AIDS RISK REDUCTION WITH MINORITY ADOLESCENTS
    Janet St Lawrence; Fiscal Year: 1991
    ..model that established the behavior change impact of risk education, self-management training, sexual assertiveness, problem-solving, and health beliefs training for gay men at high AIDS risk...
  19. REDUCING THE RISK OF SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED HIV INFECTION
    JOHN JEMMOTT; Fiscal Year: 1990
    ..Such potential moderators include sexual anxiety, assertiveness, impulsivity, and cognitive development...
  20. Feasibility of Delivering a Text Messaging Enhanced Adolescent HIV Curriculum
    JUDITH CORNELIUS; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..hypothesized that adolescents who receive the BART+TM will show greater knowledge of HIV risk, greater sexual assertiveness skills, greater perception of individual HIV risk, fewer perceived barriers to condom use, and fewer HIV risk ..
  21. ASSESSMENT AND PREVENTION OF AIDS RISK BEHAVIOR RELAPSE
    Jeffrey Kelly; Fiscal Year: 1992
    ..to examine differential intervention impact on indices of risk knowledge, cognitive problem-solving and assertiveness skills relevant to risk reduction implementation, self-reported and self-monitored risk behavior, behavioral ..
  22. Explaining Disparities in the Care of Older Patients
    Julie Irish; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..design to investigate systematically the effects of three patient factors (gender, race, and level of assertiveness) and three physician factors (gender, race, and years of clinical experience) on the process and content of ..
  23. REDUCING HIV RISK IN SUBSTANCE ABUSING WOMEN PILOT
    Kathleen Morrow; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..g., condoms), (4) assertiveness and unsafe sex refusal skills, (5) safer sex negotiation skills, (6) self-management skills, and (7) a risk ..
  24. INCREASING WELL BEING IN AFRICAN AMERICAN WORKING WOMEN
    Linda Napholz; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..Intervention content includes coping, self-esteem, assertiveness and role conflict. Intervention strategies include presentation, discussion, and handouts...
  25. AIDS/HIV PREVENTION FOR COMMUNITY CHRONIC MENTALLY I11
    Jeffrey Kelly; Fiscal Year: 1991
    ..risk education, behavior change preparedness, training in skills to implement risk reduction (condom use, assertiveness, social problem solving), and reinforcement of change efforts...
  26. INCREASING WELL BEING IN AFRICAN AMERICAN WORKING WOMEN
    Linda Napholz; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..Intervention content includes coping, self-esteem, assertiveness and role conflict. Intervention strategies include presentation, discussion, and handouts...
  27. Explaining Disparities in the Care of Older Patients
    Julie Irish; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..design to investigate systematically the effects of three patient factors (gender, race, and level of assertiveness) and three physician factors (gender, race, and years of clinical experience) on the process and content of ..
  28. Explaining Disparities in the Care of Older Patients
    Julie Irish; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..design to investigate systematically the effects of three patient factors (gender, race, and level of assertiveness) and three physician factors (gender, race, and years of clinical experience) on the process and content of ..
  29. REDUCING HIV RISK IN SUBSTANCE ABUSING WOMEN PILOT
    Kathleen Morrow; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..g., condoms), (4) assertiveness and unsafe sex refusal skills, (5) safer sex negotiation skills, (6) self-management skills, and (7) a risk ..
  30. Predictors of condom readiness and behavior in MSM
    Steven White; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..of condom use, interpersonal and contextual variables will be examined by adapting scales assessing sexual assertiveness, sexual experience, negotiation styles, and anticipated partner reactions for MSM...
  31. ALCOHOL, HIV RISK BEHAVIORS AND VICTIMIZATION
    Maria Testa; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..suggests that childhood abuse and risk- prone personality (high sensation- seeking, high negative affect, low assertiveness) lead women to engage in risky behaviors in adulthood (heavy alcohol and drug use and exposure to risky ..
  32. Dangerous Drugs Prevention Skills for People with Intellectual Disabilities
    MARTIN R SHEEHAN; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..g., assertiveness and problem solving), and have limited supportive social networks...
  33. PREDICTING HIV-RISKY HETEROSEXUAL BEHAVIOR IN WOMEN
    LISA HARLOW; Fiscal Year: 1992
    ..heterosexual high-risk behaviors and 9 sets of independent variables: (1) Psychosocial Functioning, (2) Sexual Assertiveness, (3) Relationships, (4) Substance Abuse, (5) Coping and Health, (6) Psychosexual Attitudes, (7) Self-Efficacy ..
  34. ALCOHOL, HIV RISK BEHAVIORS AND VICTIMIZATION
    Maria Testa; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..suggests that childhood abuse and risk- prone personality (high sensation- seeking, high negative affect, low assertiveness) lead women to engage in risky behaviors in adulthood (heavy alcohol and drug use and exposure to risky ..
  35. IMPROVING DRUG ABUSE TREATMENT FOR AIDS-RISK REDUCTION
    D Simpson; Fiscal Year: 1990
    ..and psychological facilitation offered by life skills and ancillary training will be assessed, including assertiveness training (especially for women) to increase self-esteem and protection from risky drug use and sexual ..
  36. FAMILIAL ANTECEDENTS OF SUBSTANCE ABUSE
    Diana Baumrind; Fiscal Year: 1980
    ..indices of competence to relatively enduring coping characteristics such as social responsibility, social assertiveness, substance abuse and its frequently occurring syndrome of alienation, ahedonia and identity diffusion...
  37. ALCOHOL USE AMONG HISPANIC, BLACK AND WHITE URBAN YOUTH
    Jennifer Epstein; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..alcohol use including normative beliefs about alcohol use, social skills efficacy, social skills knowledge, assertiveness, decision-making, self efficacy, self-esteem, risk-taking, and psychological distress...
  38. IMPROVING DRUG ABUSE TREATMENT FOR AIDS-RISK REDUCTION
    D Simpson; Fiscal Year: 1992
    ..and psychological facilitation offered by life skills and ancillary training will be assessed, including assertiveness training (especially for women) to increase self-esteem and protection from risky drug use and sexual ..
  39. ALCOHOL, HIV RISK BEHAVIORS AND VICTIMIZATION
    Maria Testa; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..suggests that childhood abuse and risk- prone personality (high sensation- seeking, high negative affect, low assertiveness) lead women to engage in risky behaviors in adulthood (heavy alcohol and drug use and exposure to risky ..
  40. ALCOHOL, HIV RISK BEHAVIORS AND VICTIMIZATION
    Maria Testa; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..suggests that childhood abuse and risk- prone personality (high sensation- seeking, high negative affect, low assertiveness) lead women to engage in risky behaviors in adulthood (heavy alcohol and drug use and exposure to risky ..
  41. ALCOHOL, HIV RISK BEHAVIORS AND VICTIMIZATION
    Maria Testa; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..suggests that childhood abuse and risk- prone personality (high sensation- seeking, high negative affect, low assertiveness) lead women to engage in risky behaviors in adulthood (heavy alcohol and drug use and exposure to risky ..
  42. ALCOHOL, HIV RISK BEHAVIORS AND VICTIMIZATION
    Maria Testa; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..suggests that childhood abuse and risk- prone personality (high sensation- seeking, high negative affect, low assertiveness) lead women to engage in risky behaviors in adulthood (heavy alcohol and drug use and exposure to risky ..
  43. ALCOHOL, HIV RISK BEHAVIORS AND VICTIMIZATION
    Maria Testa; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..suggests that childhood abuse and risk- prone personality (high sensation- seeking, high negative affect, low assertiveness) lead women to engage in risky behaviors in adulthood (heavy alcohol and drug use and exposure to risky ..
  44. Alcohol and Women's Responses to Aggression
    Maria Testa; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..The role of several potential covariates: liking for man, assertiveness, alcohol expectancies, and previous aggression, also will be considered.
  45. Alcohol and Women's Responses to Aggression
    Maria Testa; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..The role of several potential covariates: liking for man, assertiveness, alcohol expectancies, and previous aggression, also will be considered.
  46. Alcohol and Women's Responses to Aggression
    Maria Testa; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..The role of several potential covariates: liking for man, assertiveness, alcohol expectancies, and previous aggression, also will be considered.
  47. AIDS & ADOLESCENTS--RISK REDUCTION BY BEHAV INTERVENTION
    JOHN JEMMOTT; Fiscal Year: 1991
    ..depending on participant characteristics, including age, amount of sexual experience, sexual anxiety, assertiveness, and impulsivity in adolescents and mothers' sexual anxiety...
  48. Competence Skills and Smoking Among Subgroups of Youth
    KENNETH GRIFFIN; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..g., assertiveness, communication skills) and personal competence (e.g...
  49. Cognitive-Motivational Bahavior Therapy for Gamblers
    Edelgard Wulfert; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..1997). Behavioral components (problem solving. assertiveness) will also be used to enhance coping skills...
  50. Cognitive-Motivational Bahavior Therapy for Gamblers
    Edelgard Wulfert; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..1997). Behavioral components (problem solving. assertiveness) will also be used to enhance coping skills...
  51. Cognitive-Motivational Bahavior Therapy for Gamblers
    Edelgard Wulfert; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..1997). Behavioral components (problem solving. assertiveness) will also be used to enhance coping skills...
  52. Competence Skills and Smoking Among Subgroups of Youth
    KENNETH GRIFFIN; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..g., assertiveness, communication skills) and personal competence (e.g...
  53. PSYCHOLOGY OF HEALTH AND LONG SURVIVAL WITH AIDS
    Gail Ironson; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..and questionnaire include: coping style, life involvement, communication skills (emotional expression, assertiveness), social support, beliefs (self-efficacy, optimism, fatalism), distress, and approach to health care (doctor-..
  54. PSYCHOLOGY OF HEALTH AND LONG SURVIVAL WITH AIDS
    Gail Ironson; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..and questionnaire include: coping style, life involvement, communication skills (emotional expression, assertiveness), social support, beliefs (self-efficacy, optimism, fatalism), distress, and approach to health care (doctor-..
  55. Neuroanatomy of social Function in FTD
    Katherine Rankin; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..It is also hypothesized that 3) variance in empathy, and 4) variance in assertiveness, will be predicted by scores on neuropsychological tests of cognitive functions corresponding to hypothesized ..
  56. INTERPERSONAL CONTEXT OF HIV RISK IN IMPOVERISHED WOMEN
    Joan Tucker; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..involving the experience of violence and power imbalances in their relationships that may erode the assertiveness and communication skills necessary for women to protect themselves from HIV...
  57. EVALUATION OF COUNSELING METHODS FOLLOWING HIV TESTING
    Jeffrey Kelly; Fiscal Year: 1991
    ..plus participation in a support group, or IC plus a behavioral group intervention that trains self-management, assertiveness, social support, and anxiety management skills tailored to implementing changes which protect others from ..
  58. INTERPERSONAL CONTEXT OF HIV RISK IN IMPOVERISHED WOMEN
    Joan Tucker; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..involving the experience of violence and power imbalances in their relationships that may erode the assertiveness and communication skills necessary for women to protect themselves from HIV...
  59. MAINTENANCE AND ENHANCEMENT OF COGNITIVE ADLS
    Frederick Unverzagt; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Control subjects will receive equal contacts with training in assertiveness techniques...
  60. MAINTENANCE AND ENHANCEMENT OF COGNITIVE ADLS
    Frederick Unverzagt; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..Control subjects will receive equal contacts with training in assertiveness techniques...
  61. PERSONALITY FACTORS RELEVANT TO RISK TAKING
    John Bancroft; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..associated with greater risk taking, (ii) mood and its relationship to sexual arousal, and (iii) control or assertiveness in the sexual relationship...
  62. MAINTENANCE AND ENHANCEMENT OF COGNITIVE ADLS
    David Smith; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..Control subjects will receive equal contacts with training in assertiveness techniques...