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There are 6 included publications by Kenneth Gruber :
Context and closure in children’s friendships: Prevalence and demographic variation
Third-grade children (
= 404) and their mothers completed questionnaires and participated in interviews designed to identify children’s friendships across the multiple contexts of their lives and to determine the strength of parent-to-parent ...
Diabetes knowledge among older Chinese adults with diabetes in Beijing, China.
Aims and objectives. To explore the relationships of demographic and clinical variables and attendance at diabetes educational programmes with diabetes knowledge among a community sample of older Chinese adults with type 2 diabetes residing in Beiji...
Positive and Negative Affect and Health Functioning Indicators among Older Adults with Chronic Illnesses
Emotional states have been linked with physical and mental health outcomes. In this study the role of positive and negative affect was investigated as determinants of health functioning for a community-dwelling sample of 153 older adults (age 60 or o...
Psychometric properties of the Chinese version of the SF-36 in older adults with diabetes in Beijing, China
Objective This study investigated the psychometric properties of the 36-item Short-Form Health Survey (SF-36) (China version) in older Chinese with diabetes living in Beijing, China. Methods The SF-36 was administered to community-based sample of ...
The relationships among health functioning indicators and depression in older adults with diabetes.
A common health problem among the elderly with diabetes is the onset of depressive symptoms that can adversely affect self-care and control of diabetes. The study examined the relationships of gender, race, comorbid conditions, symptom distress, and ...
Using the Family to Combat Childhood and Adult Obesity
The purpose of this article is to emphasize the value of the family as a source of behavior change, particularly with respect to attaining achievable goals of weight loss and regular physical activity for youth and their families. We present a review...