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PTSD and Suicidal Ideation: An Application of the Interpersonal-Psychological Theory of Suicide 

Davis, Margaret (2013-07-19)
The relationship between posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and passive suicidal ideation (P-SI) is well established, but the mechanisms underlying it are not well understood (Panagioti, Gooding, & Tarrier, 2012).This ...

Public Administration Revealed: A Trinitarian Approach 

Reyes, Maria (2012-11-16)
This is an attempt to offer a window into the good that government can do through new possibilities beyond the practical and economical. Public administration theory has been moving away from its original narrow, scientistic, ...

Public Education Employee Perceptions of School Resource Officers 

Hardman, Bryan (2021-11-10)
Abstract The use of School Resource Officers (SRO's) has become an increasingly popular strategy in attempting to create safe learning environments on school campuses in the United States. The implementation of SROs saw ...

Public enemies: A demographic analysis of federal fugitive wanted posters 

Calvert, Joseph (2012-07-31)
The primary purpose of this study is a determination of whether fugitives that comprise most wanted fugitive lists differ from those that make up wanted fugitive lists. Specifically, do federal law enforcement agencies ...

Public goods and private resources as determinants of county low birth weight incidence 

Curtis, David (2018-04-24)
Infants born at low birth weight are at elevated risk of infant mortality, developmental delays, and adulthood cardiovascular disease. That low birth weight (LBW; <2500 grams) incidence varies two-to-three-fold between ...

Public Libraries and Democracy: The Library's Effect on Civic Engagement 

Walker, Kevin (2013-07-19)
The modern public library is an agency that has grown out of the uniquely American democratic experience. Moreover, many in the profession tout these organizations as bastions of democracy. The key arguments contend that ...

Public School Choice: A Study of the Perceptions of Alabama Public School Principals 

Shanks, Julius (2006-12-15)
Public School Choice is a controversial educational reform measure that is federally mandated through the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001 (NCLB). The federal Act (NCLB) contains 10 titles that outline assessment mandates, ...

Public school teachers during COVID-19: A study of performance using job demands-resources theory 

Schell, David (2021-07-14)
This study examines the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on public school teacher performance. The study uses job demands-resources (JD-R) theory to view the overall relationship between the positives and negative aspects ...

Publicizing Private Life: Criminal Conversation Trials in Eighteenth-Century Britain 

Sayers, Abby (2010-08-03)
The project examines the gender relationships within the household, between master and mistress, master and servant, and within the servants’ quarters, alongside gendered experiences in the courtroom and constructions of ...

Pulsed Breakdown Phenomena in Partial Vacuum 

Li, Zhenhong (2012-08-06)
In this thesis, the pulse generation and pulsed breakdown phenomena have been studied in detail. Pulsed power is widely used in food processing, biotechnology, military defense, and industrial applications. The first ...

Purine Carbocyclic Nucleside Analogues as Antiviral Agents 

Chen, Qi (2010-12-07)
The carbocyclic nucleosides aristeromycin and neplanocin A are two of the most potent inhibitors of S-adenosylhomocysteine hydrolase, an enzyme that plays a critical role in methyl transfer reactions during a viral replication ...

The Purpose of undergraduate rehabilitation education: Implications for Curriculum Development 

Duncan, John (2008-08-15)
The goal of this study was to determine the commonalities and differences of registered and non-registered undergraduate rehabilitation education programs existent in the United States and to identify curriculum commonalities ...

Putting Exchange Back into Leader-Member Exchange (LMX): An Empirical Assessment of a Social Exchange (LMSX) Scale and an Investigation of Personality as an Antecedent 

Bernerth, Jeremy (2005-08-15)
In the early 1970s, researchers began investigating a new approach to the study of leadership within organizations. In contrast to traditional theories of leadership, this new approach proposed the study of leaders and ...

Pyridoxine (Pyridoxamine) 5'-phosphate Oxidase in Arabidopsis Thaliana 

Sang, Yuying (2008-12-15)
Vitamin B6 is the collective term for a group of three related compounds, pyridoxine (PN), pyridoxal (PL) and pyridoxamine (PM), and their phosphorylated derivatives, pyridoxine 5'-phosphate (PNP), pyridoxal 5'-phosphate ...

Pyrite Biomineralization and Arsenic Sequestration at a Florida Industrial Site: Imaging and Geochemical Analysis 

Wilson, Theodore (2018-04-13)
A yearlong field-scale bioremediation experiment was conducted at a Florida industrial site, where groundwater in an unconfined aquifer was contaminated by an arsenic-based herbicide. The bioremediation technique stimulated ...

q-Steiner Systems and their Automorphisms 

Dempsey, Emily M. (2017-11-30)
The q-analog of t-designs and Steiner systems arises canonically from replacing sets of conventional t-designs by vector spaces over GF(q) and their orders with the dimensions. Thomas introduced these generalizations ...

QM/MM/MC Simulations for the Elucidation of Ionic Liquid Solvent Effects upon Organic Reactions 

Allen, Caley (2013-04-30)
The research in this dissertation is focused on elucidating and understanding ionic liquid solvent effects on classical organic reactions. Ionic liquids are an exciting class of solvents that have attracted the attention ...

QoS/QoE Provisioning in Emerging 5G Wireless Networks 

He, Zhifeng (2016-12-09)
In recent years, there has been a drastic growth in wireless traffic, and in the near future, a majority of wireless traffic will be video-related. How to support the increasing demand of radio resources from the ...

The QR Algorithm for Eigenvalue Estimation: Theory and Experiments 

Feng, Wei (2008-12-15)
In this thesis, we explore one of the most important numerical algorithms ever invented, the QR algorithm for computing matrix eigenvalues. First, we describe out notations and mathematical symbols used throughout the ...

A QTL Map for Growth and Morphometric Traits Using a Channel Catfish X Blue Catfish Interspecific Hybrid System 

Hutson, Alison (2008-12-15)
Many genetic programs have been designed to enhance performance for different desired traits in ictalurid catfish. Using quantitative trait loci (QTL) analysis, specific culture traits can be identified so that the performance ...