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Treating simple and complex trauma: What to do and when. [Treatment workshop]
(University of Canterbury. Psychology, 2014)
Changes in neuropsychological function after treatment with metacognitive therapy or cognitive behaviour therapy for depression
(University of Canterbury. Psychology, 2015)
Background: Metacognitive therapy (MCT) is an innovative treatment model addressing patterns of negative thinking seen in emotional disorders. Unlike cognitive behaviour therapy (CBT), MCT has strategies targeting dysfunctional ...
Assessment of auditory processing disorder in children using an adaptive filtered speech test
(INFORMA HEALTHCARE, 2013)
Objective: One type of test commonly used to assess auditory processing disorder (APD) is the 'filtered words test' (FWT), in which a monaural, low-redundancy speech sample is distorted by using filtering to modify its ...
Effect of exercising at minimum recommendations of the multiple sclerosis exercise guideline combined with structured education or attention control education - secondary results of the step it up randomised controlled trial
Recent exercise guidelines for people with multiple sclerosis (MS) recommend a minimum of 30 min moderate intensity aerobic exercise and resistance exercise twice per week. This trial compared the secondary outcomes of a ...
Caregiver burden is increased in Parkinson's disease with mild cognitive impairment (PD-MCI)
There is limited evidence on caregiver outcomes associated with mild cognitive impairment in patients with Parkinson's disease (PD-MCI) and the coping strategies used by these caregivers.To investigate this relationship, ...
The Hidden K-edge Signal in K-edge Imaging
K-edge imaging is commonly used for viewing contrast pharmaceuticals in a variety of multi-energy x-ray imaging techniques, ranging from dual-energy and spectral computed tomography to fluoroscopy. When looking for the ...
Complete genome sequences of two geographically distinct Legionella micdadei clinical isolates
Legionella is a highly diverse genus of intracellular bacterial pathogens that cause Legionnaire's disease (LD), an often severe form of pneumonia. Two L. micdadei sp. clinical isolates, obtained from patients hospitalized ...
Improved pressure contour analysis for estimating cardiac stroke volume using pulse wave velocity measurement
Background: Pressure contour analysis is commonly used to estimate cardiac performance for patients suffering from cardiovascular dysfunction in the intensive care unit. However, the existing techniques for continuous ...
Rates of meaningful change in the mental health of children in long-term out-of-home care: A seven- to nine-year prospective study
Children residing in long-term out-of-home care have high rates of clinical-level mental health difficulties. However, the stability of these children’s difficulties throughout their time in care is uncertain. This paper ...
Application of a spring-dashpot system to clinical lung tumor motion data
(AMER ASSOC PHYSICISTS MEDICINE AMER INST PHYSICS, 2013)
Purpose: The treatment efficacy of radiation therapy for lung tumors can be increased by compensating for breath-induced tumor motion. In this study, we quantitatively examine a mathematical model of pseudomechanical ...