Monthly Archives: August 2016

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

By |August 9th, 2016|

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 National AIDS Center […]

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

By |August 9th, 2016|

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 were significant indirect […]

Should science fraudsters have to serve jail time?

By |August 9th, 2016|

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 of all […]