Monthly Archives: August 2016


Assessment of quality of life in people living with HIV in Georgia

By |August 9th, 2016|Research Highlights|

International Journal of STD & AIDS Ekaterine Karkashadze, Margaret A. Gates*, Nikoloz Chkhartishvili, Jack DeHovitz and Tengiz Tsertsvadze ABSTRACT The purpose of our study was to assess quality of life (QoL) among Georgian HIV-infected individuals and to examine factors associated with QoL. Our cross-sectional study sample consisted of 201 HIV-infected adult outpatients recruited at the [...]

Physical activity–related social control and social support in older adults: Cognitive and emotional pathways to physical activity

By |August 9th, 2016|Research Highlights|

Journal of Health Psychology Jason T Newsom, Benjamin A Shaw*, Kristin J August and Scott J Strath ABSTRACT A survey of 217 older adults assessed physical activity–related positive and negative social control and emotional and informational support, using structural equation modeling to investigate mediational effects of emotional responses and behavioral intentions on physical activity. There [...]

Should science fraudsters have to serve jail time?

By |August 9th, 2016|News|

August 4, 2016 CSDA Associate Justin Pickett‘s research on the criminalization of data fraud was covered by STAT. “Most respondents who support criminalization prefer a sentence of incarceration, rather than a fine and/or probation,” according to the researchers, Justin Pickett and Sean Patrick Roche, both of the University at Albany. “The results indicate that slightly over half [...]