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The Role of Media Images on the Psychosocial Experience of Acne 

Knoll, Amanda (2016-11-02)
Media portrayals of idealized body images have been linked to body image disturbance and reduced satisfaction with appearance. This study sought to determine whether exposure to idealized facial images in the media, ...

The Role of Metacognitive Beliefs and the Cognitive Attentional Syndrome in the Development of Anxiety Symptoms: A Cross-Lagged Panel Design 

Gorday, Julia (2023-07-27)
The metacognitive model of emotional disorders suggests that the cognitive attentional syndrome (CAS; i.e., a set of seven maladaptive self-regulation strategies) is activated by one’s beliefs about their own thoughts, ...

Role of mineralogy in controlling fracture formation 

Brunhoeber, Olivia (2021-04-28)
Geologic CO2 storage systems rely on impermeable caprock layers to prevent fluid leakage and maintain system integrity. In these systems, mineral dissolution and precipitation reactions controlled by the reactivity of the ...

Role of muscle satellite cells in the Wooden Breast broiler chicken meat quality defect 

Flees, Joshua (2022-11-29)  ETD File Embargoed
The poultry industry has made improvements in nutrition, genetic selection, and management to improve broiler chicken growth performance and breast meat yield. However, these observed increases in performance have been ...

The Role of Need for Distinctiveness and Acculturation in Young, Urban Indian Consumers’ Purchase Intention for Western Brands at Western Retail Formats: An Application of Theory of Planned Behavior 

Mann, Manveer (2012-05-15)
Facing stiff competition and saturation in the home markets, American and European firms are increasingly looking for opportunities in India, the second largest untapped retail market. Despite its great market potential, ...

The Role of Nerve Growth Factor in Type 2 Diabetes and Alzheimer’s Disease in the C57BL/6N Mouse Model 

Ding, Xiaowen Jr (2022-07-21)  ETD File Embargoed
Both obesity and type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) are chronic diseases that are caused by metabolic dysregulations. Disturbance of metabolism homeostasis can further lead to the development of neurodegenerative diseases, ...

Role of P2Y2 Receptor in Metformin-Improved Insulin Resistance in Skeletal Muscle Cells 

Nasrullah, Mohammed (2019-07-11)  ETD File Embargoed
Abstract Objective—It has been shown that high extracellular glucose promotes ATP release in different cells, but its biological significance is not clear. Also, it has been reported that extracellular ATP either increase ...

The Role of Pectin Utilization in Root Colonization and Plant Growth-Promotion by Bacillus amyloliquefaciens subsp. plantarum (Bap) 

Hassan, Mohammad (2016-07-26)
Plant growth-promoting rhizobacteria (PGPR) and other beneficial bacteria are increasingly used as biofertilizers for enhancing crop production. After PGPR-treated seeds are planted, root colonization is considered to be ...

The role of perennial hayfields in retaining predators 

Grider, Amelia (2023-07-27)  ETD File Embargoed
The United States has seen significant native grassland loss, with over 99% decline due to land use conversion to agriculture and industrialization, leading to declines in organisms that utilize grasslands. This is ...

The Role of Personality in Career Preference of Speech-Language Pathology Students 

Leonard, Morgan Valle (2015-05-04)
The purpose of this study was to obtain a personality profile, as measured by the Multidimensional Personality Questionnaire (Tellegan, 2003), of undergraduate and graduate speech-language pathology (SLP) students and to ...

The Role of Perspective Taking in Leader-Member Exchange 

Moates, Kenneth (2007-12-15)
A two-part model is proposed to investigate the relationship between dyad-specific perspective taking and leader-member exchange (LMX). In addition, a series of dispositional and situational antecedents of dyad-specific ...

Role of phosphorylated fetuin-A in insulin action, insulin resistance, obesity, and moderate weight loss 

Ren, Guang (2014-04-23)
Fetuin-A (Fet-A), secreted by the liver into circulation, inhibits insulin-stimulated insulin receptor tyrosine kinase and is positively associated with obesity, insulin resistance, and incident diabetes. Though Fet-A ...

The Role of Plant Water Deficits on Cold Tolerance during Cold Acclimation of a Cold Tolerant (Poncirus trifoliata) and Cold Sensitive (Citrus unshiu) Species 

Dansereau, Kari (2007-12-15)
Citrus unshiu (Satsuma mandarin) is considered one of the most cold hardy commercial Citrus species; whereas, Poncirus trifoliata (Trifoliate orange), a close relative of Citrus sp., is capable of surviving freezes to ...

The Role of Polyubiquitination in Nerve Growth Factor Signaling and its Alteration in Alzheimer’s Disease 

Zheng, Chen (2016-08-05)
Nerve growth factor (NGF) is a neurotrophin regulates survival and differentiation of neurons. To execute its antiapoptotic function, NGF binds to selective receptor TrkA and non-selective receptor p75NTR, leading to TrkA ...

The Role of Portable Sawmill Microenterprise Adoption in Promoting Rural Community Development and its Application in Small-Scale Forest Management 

Lupo, Crystal (2010-08-11)
Changes have taken place in the United States economy over the past several years attributable to the overall global economic environment. As a result of the weakened U.S. economy, there is reduced demand for lumber and ...

Role of Print Architecture on Fracture Behavior of Additively Manufactured ABS: Opto-Mechanical Investigations 

Isaac, John Ponniah (2023-03-30)
Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene or ABS is a popular and inexpensive isotropic, amorphous thermoplastic widely used for Additive Manufacturing (AM) of engineering parts. An AM process called Fused Filament Fabrication ...

The Role of Product Brand Image and Online Store Image on Perceived Risks and Online Purchase Intentions 

Aghekyan, Marine (2009-07-24)
Purchase intentions for fashion apparel and accessories involve both hedonic and aesthetic considerations that result higher requirements for triability and tangibility prior to purchase, suggesting that product brand image ...

The Role of Risk, Culture, Image and Quality on Destination Loyalty: Perspectives from International Medical Tourists toward Thailand as a Medical Tourism Destinationole of Risk, Culture, Image and Quality on Destination Loyalty: Perspectives from International Medical Tourists toward Thailand as a Medical Tourism Destination 

Thayarnsin, Sarinya (2017-07-27)
The purpose of the study was to develop as well as evaluate a theoretical structural model for establishing a medical tourist’s loyalty by incorporating five important constructs including risk, culture, image, quality, ...

The Role of SCARECROW-LIKE 3 in Salt Tolerance During Germination and Seedling Development in Arabidopsis thaliana 

Owoseni, Omowunmi (2010-07-20)
Salinity is a stress factor that results in reduced crop productivity. As much as three hectares of arable land is lost due to salinity per minute. With an increasing world population and shrinking arable land, world crop ...

The Role of Self-Control in Experiences, Attitudes, and Behaviors Related to Nonsuicidal Self-Injury: A Grounded Theory Analysis 

Ellison, Sara (2024-07-03)  ETD File Embargoed
Nonsuicidal self-injury (NSSI) is a frequent presenting concern with a prevalence rate that appears to be increasing over time. NSSI has historically been associated with deficits in impulse control; however, evidence ...