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Virginia Tech Center for Autism Research Conference - John Richey perspective
John Richey from the department of psychology described research in the functional macrocircuitry of social learning and emotion regulation, and findings related to autism spectrum disorders.
A Life Course View of Older Women’s Health Behaviors
(Virginia Tech, 2010-11-16)
The purpose of this qualitative inquiry was to explore the current health care practices of older women from a life course perspective. We conducted face-to-face interviews with 11 women, ranging in age from 65 to 94 years ...
An Exploration of Older Men’s Acceptance of Age Inequality
(Virginia Tech, 2014)
Age relations treat old people as marginal to occupational and dating networks, stigmatizing them as unattractive and unfit to do valuable work (Calasanti 2003; King 2006). Those systems intersect with gender, in which men ...
Virginia Tech Center for Autism Research
These slides serve as a welcome for the Autism Research Conference held at Virginia Tech on August 15 2012. The slides describe symptoms and prevalence of autism spectrum disorders, list goals for the proposed Center for ...
Family Perceptions of Mild Cognitive Impairment
(Center for Gerontology, Virginia Tech, 2007-11)
Grandchildren as Caregivers for Their Custodial Grandmothers: Who Are They and How Are They Doing?
(Virginia Tech, 2010-11-20)
This presentation explores how grandchildren as caregivers balance their caregiving responsibilities with the normative developmental tasks of adolescence.
Leavers And Stayers: An Ecological Analysis Of Determinants Of Employee Retention In Long-Term Care
(Virginia Tech, 2003-11)
The understanding of issues related to staff retention in long-term care requires a systematic and holistic examination of the care environment. Guided by the joining of two theoretical perspectives, human ecology and ...
Cellular and Molecular Mechanisms of ASD
Yong Woo Lee describes the role of inflammation in disease and the pathophysiological mechanisms of ASD, and suggests multidisciplinary autism research into the efficacy of anti-oxidant and anti-inflammatory drugs as ...
Predicting Community Connections in the Workplace
(Virginia Tech, 2003-11)
This study explores the relationships between interpersonal connections in the workplace and four dimensions of employee retention.
Promoting a Longer Life Expectancy with a Better Quality of Life: Baby Boomers and Chronic Diseases
(Virginia Tech, 2013-04-04)
This presentation addresses transitions in strategies for public health programs at the primary, secondary, and tertiary levels to mitigate the effects of Type 2 Diabetes.