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31.07.2017 | Original Article Open Access

Depression Symptoms in Haemodialysis Patients Predict All-Cause Mortality but Not Kidney Transplantation: A Cause-Specific Outcome Analysis

Depression is a common comorbidity experienced across the spectrum of advanced kidney disease, particularly in End-Stage Kidney Failure (ESKF). Estimates of depression, as determined by cut-off scores from validated screening tools, suggest that …

PhD Joseph Chilcot, MRCPsych Ayman Guirguis, PhD Karin Friedli, DM FRCP Michael Almond, PhD FRCP Clara Day, MSc Maria Da Silva-Gane, MD FRCP Andrew Davenport, MRCPsych Naomi A. Fineberg, MRCPsych Benjamin Spencer, PhD David Wellsted, MD FRCP Ken Farrington

14.07.2017 | Original Article

Mediators of Physical Activity Adherence: Results from an Action Control Intervention in Couples

In systematic reviews, self-regulation constructs found most support for mediation in physical activity interventions [ 5 , 7 ]. In line with this, a recent review of obesity interventions [ 6 ] demonstrated that self-regulation skills (e.g. …

PhD Corina Berli, PhD Gertraud Stadler, PhD Patrick E. Shrout, PhD Niall Bolger, PhD Urte Scholz

13.07.2017 | Original Article

Acculturation and Syndemic Risk: Longitudinal Evaluation of Risk Factors Among Pregnant Latina Adolescents in New York City

Risk behaviors are higher among adolescents and young adults, impacting numerous health outcomes [ 1 , 2 ]. The younger an individual is when becoming burdened by poor health, the greater the potential for disability, lower quality of life, and …

PhD Isabel Martinez, PhD Trace S. Kershaw, PhD Danya Keene, PhD Rafael Perez-Escamilla, MA Jessica B. Lewis, PhD Jonathan N. Tobin, PhD Jeannette R. Ickovics

23.06.2017 | Original Article

The Role of Physical Activity and Sedentary Behavior in Predicting Daily Pain and Fatigue in Older Adults: a Diary Study

Engagement in self-reported PA has been related to less back pain in older adults [ 14 ]. In line with this, PA is recommended as a treatment for chronic pain [ 15 ]. Additionally, higher levels of sitting time have been associated with worse …

BSc Saengryeol Park, PhD Cecilie Thøgersen-Ntoumani, PhD Jet J. C. S. Veldhuijzen van Zanten, PhD Nikos Ntoumanis

05.06.2017 | Original Article

Coordination of Self- and Parental-Regulation Surrounding Type I Diabetes Management in Late Adolescence

Inherently, examining diabetes management as a complex system makes for a complex problem. Dynamical systems modeling approaches aim to capture the relationships among multiple variables simultaneously through time by characterizing a variable as …

PhD Jonathan E. Butner, PhD Cynthia A. Berg, A. K. Munion, MA Sara L. Turner, PhD Amy Hughes-Lansing, PhD Joel B. Winnick, PhD Deborah J. Wiebe

22.05.2017 | Original Article

Associations Between Parenting Factors, Motivation, and Physical Activity in Overweight African American Adolescents

MA Lauren E. Huffman, PhD Dawn K. Wilson, PhD M. Lee Van Horn, PhD Russell R. Pate

15.05.2017 | Original Article

Mediators of Weight Loss Maintenance in the Keep It Off Trial

Long-term weight loss maintenance remains a challenge for obesity treatment [ 1 , 2 ]. Strategies to improve outcomes have included increasing treatment duration [ 3 – 5 ] and incorporating lessons learned (e.g., high physical activity levels) from …

PhD A.L. Crain, PhD N.E. Sherwood, PhD B.C. Martinson, PhD R.W. Jeffery

09.05.2017 | Original Article

Effects of Pictorial Warning Labels for Cigarettes and Quit-Efficacy on Emotional Responses, Smoking Satisfaction, and Cigarette Consumption

The Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act of 2009 (Tobacco Control Act or TCA) gave the FDA regulatory authority over the marketing of tobacco products and mandated the placement of nine new text warnings on cigarette packs that …

PhD Daniel Romer, PhD Stuart G. Ferguson, PhD Andrew A. Strasser, PhD Abigail T. Evans, MA Mary Kate Tompkins, BA Joseph Macisco, MA Michael Fardal, MS Martin Tusler, PhD Ellen Peters

08.11.2016 | Original Article Open Access

Development of a Behavior Change Intervention to Encourage Timely Cancer Symptom Presentation Among People Living in Deprived Communities Using the Behavior Change Wheel

Socioeconomic inequalities in stage at cancer diagnosis and survival are well documented [ 1 – 3 ], partly due to delayed symptom presentation among socioeconomically deprived populations [ 4 , 5 ], as well as reported links to low knowledge or …

PhD Stephanie Smits, BSc Grace McCutchan, PhD Fiona Wood, PhD, MRCGP Adrian Edwards, PhD Ian Lewis, PhD Michael Robling, PhD Shantini Paranjothy, PhD Ben Carter, BA Julia Townson, PhD Kate Brain

28.09.2016 | Original Article Open Access

Improving Collaborative Behaviour Planning in Adult Auditory Rehabilitation: Development of the I-PLAN Intervention Using the Behaviour Change Wheel

Figures from the World Health Organisation suggest that hearing loss is the second most frequent sensory deficit affecting an estimated 360 million people worldwide [ 1 , 2 ]. Hearing loss consistently ranks in the top 20 causes (out of 259 causes) …

PhD Fiona Barker, MB BS, MSc, MD Simon de Lusignan, PhD Deborah Cooke

23.09.2016 | Original Article

Just-in-Time Adaptive Interventions (JITAIs) in Mobile Health: Key Components and Design Principles for Ongoing Health Behavior Support

An emerging intervention design, the just-in-time adaptive intervention (JITAI) holds enormous potential for promoting health behavior change. A JITAI is an intervention design that adapts the provision of support (e.g., the type, timing …

PhD Inbal Nahum-Shani, PhD Shawna N. Smith, PhD Bonnie J. Spring, PhD Linda M. Collins, PhD Katie Witkiewitz, PhD Ambuj Tewari, PhD Susan A. Murphy

11.07.2016 | Original Article Open Access

From Theory-Inspired to Theory-Based Interventions: A Protocol for Developing and Testing a Methodology for Linking Behaviour Change Techniques to Theoretical Mechanisms of Action

There is a recognised need to specify interventions in greater detail and with more consistent terminology and for evaluation studies to specify the components of the interventions in both the experimental and control groups [ 17 – 21 ]. In order …

PhD Susan Michie, PhD Rachel N. Carey, PhD Marie Johnston, PhD Alexander J. Rothman, PhD Marijn de Bruin, PhD Michael P. Kelly, PhD Lauren E. Connell