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    • Parental, Temperament, & Peer Influences on Disordered Eating Symptoms 

      Muhich, Kaija M.; Collura, Alyssa; Hick, Jessica (2013-05)
      Previous research has investigated the psychopathology in eating disordered behavior through family and peer-related learning experiences as well as temperament. The reliable differentiation of bingeing/purging(BN) and ...
    • Particle Composition and Respirable Crystalline Silica Concentrations in Sand Mining and Processing Facilities 

      Cleary, Patricia Anne; Oster, Joe; Zhang, Junyi; Fischer, Callie (2017-03-03)
      In the last 10 years, hydro fracturing has completely transformed the sand mining industry. In Wisconsin, the nation’s leading sand producer, the number of industrial sand facilities has grown from just 8 in 20081 to 129 ...
    • Particulate Air Quality Around Wisconsin Silica Sand Mines 

      Allgaier, Orion; Barnes, Connor; Gmeiner-Anderson, Aleah; Killoren, Josephine; Larson, Alexandra; Pierce, Crispin (2019-05)
      The act of mining and processing quartz for hydraulic fracturing generates particulate matter (PM), as well as crystalline and amorphous silica through blasting, loading, and hauling; processing activities such as crushing; ...
    • Particulate Monitoring Around Frac Sand Plants Using EPA-Certified Monitors 

      Ruijian, Liang; Wetzel, Ian; Schmitz, Jennifer; Aragon, Sara; Awad, John; Yang, Johnny; Lor, Seleta; Fuhrman, Ethan (2015-04)
      The purpose of this study was to investigate the environmental and health impacts caused by hydraulic sand fracking. The data collected by EPA-certified instruments will continue to reflect concerns with elevated PM2.5 levels ...
    • Particulate Pollution : UW-Eau Claire Student Center and Chippewa Falls Sand Plant 

      Fay, James; Kleist, Andrew; Nelson, Gregory T. (2011-05)
      The purpose of this research was to identify and address any potential hazards to public health caused by particulate matter in the air surrounding the construction site of the new UW-Eau Claire Student Center as well as ...
    • Partner Support Behavior Profile (PSBP) Ratings Among Non-Brain Injured Dyads 

      Wallin, Becky; Viau, Dana (2010-04)
      This current project will validate the use of the Partner Support Behaviors Profile (PSBP) among non-brain injured individuals. The hypotheis is that untrained, non-brain injured dyads will have higher PSBP ratings, using ...
    • Patient Attributes and Trust in Physician 

      Pasch, Jenna; Treffert, Brianne; O'Brien, Michael (2012-04)
      Research has shown that a patient's trust in his/her physician may affect their willingness to follow prescribed medical treatments, and therefore their overall health outcomes (Fiscella, Meldrum, Franks, Shields, Duberstein, ...
    • Pattern Avoidance in Task-Precedence Posets 

      Paukner, Mitchell; Pepin, Lucy; Riehl, Manda; Wieser, Jarred (2017-03-06)
      The purpose of this study was to research an extension to a new structure: multiple task-precedence posets with three levels.
    • Pattern Avoidance on Forests of Binary Shrubs 

      Nugent, Peter; Levin, Derek; Thalac, ML (2015-04)
      This study continues a long line of research extending the notion of classical pattern avoidance on permutations to other structures, for example: Dyck paths (West and others), binary trees (Pudwell and others), linear ...
    • Patterns of Downstream Fining on the Lower Chippewa River 

      Faulkner, Douglas J.; Adams, Hannah R.; Vincent, Allison M. (2016-10-12)
      This study examines downstream fning of bed armor on the lower Chippewa River (LCR) in west-central Wisconsin at two different scales: at a river scale and at a local scale of individual armored bars. The upstream limit ...
    • Patterns of Student Effort in General Chemistry 

      Hoida, Emily J. (2013-05)
      The purpose of this study, when students were studying general chemistry throughout the semester, was to determine whether the time spent studying had an effect on course success, what study techniques students were using, ...
    • Pediatric Celiac Disease Management and Perceived Quality of Life 

      Lynn, Kelsey (2015-04)
      Celiac disease (CD) is recognized as one of the most common disorders diagnosed within the realm of pediatrics, and affects approximately 1% of the U.S. population. CD is a chronic autoimmune disease provoked by the ingestion ...
    • Pediatric Sedation in a Community Hospital Setting : Acknowledging a Need for Change and Moving Forward Through a Multidisciplinary Approach 

      Hecker Fernandes, Jill (2015-04)
      Sedation is a continuum of care. Pediatric patients bring unique considerations for diagnostic testing and imaging in the community, a low volume high risk population. Creating a process whereby providers develop expertise ...
    • Peer Assisted Learning (PAL) : Multimedia Mentorship 

      Mahaffy, Ellen; Bramwell, Ryan; Gross, Monica (2018-04)
      The Department of Communication and Journalism and potential careers require multimedia proficiency. In order to ensure student success early in their academic career, the department has been piloting a peer assisted ...
    • Peer Haven Mentoring Program 

      Johnson, Katie (2013-05)
      The mission statement of University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire's (UWEC) Peer Haven-LGBTQ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer) Mentorship Program is "To help students develop a positive LGBTQ identity while successfully ...
    • Peer pressure in the potty? : the relationship between the presence of others and an individual's decision to wash their hands. 

      Conley, Amanda (2007-05-01)
      The purpose of this study was to determine whether females at a Midwestern public university were just as likely to wash their hands when they were alone or whether the presence of others pressures them to practice healthy ...
    • Peer-delivered Suicide Prevention Presentation on a College Campus 

      Havertape, Lindsey; Miresse, Kim; Stewart, Ashley (2012-04)
      An increasing number of college students face significant mental health problems (ACHA, 2007), which places them at elevated risk for suicide. Unfortunately, many universities and colleges lack resources to effectively ...
    • Penalized Regression Computation and Simulations 

      Paukner, Lyle (2014-04)
      In the specific realm of high-dimensional data, conventional regression models either have no solutions or, at best, have solutions that are highly sensitive to even small changes in the data. Thus, "penalized" regression ...
    • Penetrative Convection in Earth's Mantle : a Test Using Whole-Earth Geochemical Model. 

      Ulrich, Sarah A. (2009-07-23)
      The nature of mantle convection within the Earth remains one of the most important unanswered questions regarding Earth evolution. Two competing theories have been proposed; one backed primarily by geochemists invoking ...
    • "Penrod" and the Perception of Characters in Blackface at UW-Eau Claire 

      Clark, Sam (2014-04)
      The purpose of this study was to examine the multiple components of minstrel shows that were performed annually at the University of Wisconsin-- Eau Claire during the late 1920s and early 1930s, as well as other theatrical ...