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Clerical Conceptions of Magic and the Stereotype of the Female Witch
Working from the foundation laid by leading historians of medieval witchcraft -- most notably Richard Kieckhefer, Norman Cohn, Michael Bailey, and Hans Peter Broedel -- this study examines the conceptual development of a ...
Under what beliefs and knowledge do parents answer the question not to vaccinate?
Many misconceptions are publicized about immunizations. The factors and influences that parents cite for not immunizing their children are important to know and understand as family practice providers in order to provide ...
Young women's knowledge and beliefs about coronary heart disease
Coronary heart disease (CHD) is the number one killer of women in the United States today, affecting nearly one out of every two women at some point in their lives. Studies show that women lack a general knowledge of ...
Changing attitudes toward charity : the values of depression-era America as reflected in its literature
As a time of economic and political crisis, the Great Depression influenced authors who sought to rewrite America's underlying mythology of rugged individualism into one of cooperative or communal sensibility. Through ...
The Lived experience of being obese/overweight as an adolescent
The purpose of this qualitative study was to explore how adolescents live and cope daily with the impacts of obesity/overweight. The increasing number of youths afflicted with weight problems in the United States is of ...
Communication Accommodation in Mixed Gender Dyads
Men and women speak differently. That is, there are observable patterns of gender differences in communication. To reconcile differences and facilitate communication it is necessary to use accommodation, the process of ...
Impact of merging emergency operations centers
The problem was that the City of Oshkosh has not studied the impact of merging its emergency operations center with Winnebago County's emergency operations center. It is uncertain what impact merging the emergency operations ...
Campaign season: a novella
The Effects of gratitude on health-related quality of life in Parkinson's disease
Research has consistently shown that individuals who take the time to focus on things for which they are grateful are likely to have increased well-being. However, individuals who have been diagnosed with a chronic health ...
Flashcard effectiveness for second graders
Educators are faced with high standards for educating children. Reading and math are the foundation of education and a solid understanding in both subject areas is necessary for achievement throughout students' educational ...