Vacc, Nicholas

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Some psychological and physiological effects of aerobic exercise on adult inpatient alcoholics 1985 27 The purpose of this study was to examine the usefulness of aerobic exercise as a treatment intervention with adult Inpatient alcoholics. More specifically, it was hypothesized that regular aerobic exercise would decrease depression and anxiety levels...
Black workers : commitment to work, retirement attitude, and retirement planning 1987 43 This study was an investigation of how age, sex, marital status, educational level, occupational level, income, health, and number of years until retirement relate to commitment to work, retirement attitude, and retirement planning among black worker...
Eating attitudes in fourth-, sixth- and eighth-grade females 1988 44 The purpose of this study was two-fold. First, the changes in eating attitudes in pre-adolescent girls were examined. Secondly, variables were studied which might prove helpful in screening females at high risk for developing eating disorders. The Ad...
Assessing the effects of socio-demographic, social-psychological, socio-cultural, organizational, and community factors on the propensity of employees to utilize employee assistance programs (EAPs) 1989 22 This study investigated, based on a proposed utilization model, the relationship of the following five domains on employees’ self-reported propensity to utilize employee assistance programs (EAPs): (a) socio-demographic, (b) social-psychological, (c)...
Children's reasoning about sexual abuse reporting 1989 60 Children's reasoning about sexual abuse reporting was investigated to clarify the possible relationships between such reasoning and children's age and gender. The need for such a study was supported by research suggesting that the prevalence of child...
Comparison of three treatments for stress reduction 1990 27 The purpose of this study was to examine the effectiveness of two hypnosis treatment delivery systems, live-model treatment and videotape treatment, in reducing subjective anxiety. More specifically, it was hypothesized that there would be a differen...
An investigation of personality characteristics and demographic profiles of women and men in management positions 1990 57 The purpose of this study was to investigate the personality characteristics and demographic profiles of women in upper-level management positions and describe how they differed from men in upper-level management positions and women in middle-level m...
Supervision of resident assistant paraprofessionals in higher education : perceptions of supervisory roles 1991 40 This study examined a three-role model of supervision applied to supervisors of resident assistants in higher education. The Supervisory Styles Inventory (SSI; Friedlander & Ward, 1984), which consists of three scales that assess relative emphasis of...
Assessing grief, depression, and coping behaviors of women participating in in vitro fertilization embryo transfer 1991 34 The infertile couple invests significant amounts of time, physical and emotional energy, and hope in attempting to conceive. Presently, the rapid development in reproductive technology provides a variety of treatments for infertility. In vitro fertil...
Stress inoculation education and counseling with patients on hemodialysis : effects on psychosocial stressors and adherence 1991 19 The purposes of this study were to (a) investigate the effects of the cognitive-behavioral intervention of Stress Inoculation Education (SIE) and counseling on anxiety, depression, psychosocial adjustment to illness, perception of hemodialysis stress...
Integrating spirituality and religion into counseling : a guide to competent practice 1994 27 Since the turn of the century, the domain of juvenile delinquency, defined as antisocial or criminal behavior by children or adolescents (Morris, 1980), has been an important area of study. The purpose of the current study was to examine how family r...
Intensity and frequency of children's fears 1995 15 This study investigated how gender, age (8 through 11), ethnicity (African-American and Caucasian), and family income level (low and non-low) impacted the intensity and frequency of children's fears. Elementary students (n=556) from a rural school sy...
Marital instability : the relationship of gender role beliefs, negativity, and distancing 1997 9 The study utilized a structural equation path model to test the validity of the hypothesized existence of an initiator as well as a processes that move a couple from marital stability to marital instability. The structural equation path model was con...
The relationship between age and factors that influence the academic success of undergraduate female students 1994 24 This study investigated whether perceptions of undergraduate female students' (a) reasons for attending university, (b) barriers associated with attending university, (c) preferences for student support services, (d) sources of emotional support (i.e...
Extent and structure of treatment of substance abusers in multiservice mental-health agencies : a work behavior analysis 1996 20 This study investigated factors which contribute to the global self-esteem of professional women assumed to be competent. Special interest was directed toward exploration of the extent to which these successful women had high self-efficacy yet low se...
Using instructional videotape to teach couples communication, conflict-resolution, and problem-solving 1996 5 Strong support for the relationship between effective communication and marital satisfaction has been demonstrated by numerous researchers including Boland and Follingstad (1986), Henry (1973), Murphy and Mendelson (1973), Navran (1967), and Satir (1...