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original-paper | 26-January-2021

Attitudes of professionally active adults towards patients with epilepsy. Pilot study

elements. Attitudes are shaped throughout life. Initially, we are influenced by parents, teachers and a peer group, and in the later periods of life we tend to be influenced by people we meet, e.g. in the workplace, or as a result of shared interests. This process is explained by the theory of social learning, according to which attitudes are formed by imitating the models we choose (Hjerm et al., 2018; Mishra, 2018). In fact, attitudes may correspond to the general social norms or be group-specific

Dorota Talarska, Patrycja Talarska, Marlena Szewczyczak, Magdalena Strugała, Kinga Siwek, Joanna Siwek, Dorota Ryszewska-Łabędzka

Journal of Epileptology, Volume 28 , 27–33

research-article | 28-October-2021

Epilepsy knowledge, attitudes, behaviors, and associated factors among primary, post-primary, and secondary school teachers in Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso)

their characters, i.e., development and academic achievement (England et al., 2004). Several studies have been conducted on the knowledge of epilepsy among teachers and on their attitudes towards epilepsy in many countries, as in the United States (Bishop et al., 2004; 2006); in Europa (Prpic et al., 2003; Kaleyias et al., 2005; Mecarelli et al., 2010) and Asia (Bekiroglu et al., 2004; Lee et al., 2010; Thacker et al., 2008). Several studies have indicated that teachers often have insufficient

Alfred Anselme Dabilgou, Alassane Dravé, Julie Marie Adeline Kyelem, Naobar Meda, Christian Napon, Kapouné Karfo, Jean Kaboré

Journal of Epileptology, Volume 29 , 33–43

Article | 16-April-2018

People’s attitudes to dogs in service: A pilot study of a new 15-point scale

Interference with and discrimination against service dogs is a significant difficulty for people with disabilities. This research was designed to test a new measure of attitudes to service dogs: The People’s Attitudes to Dogs in Service Scale (PADS) to determine whether or not problematic behaviour might be related to tendencies toward dogmatism. An online survey was completed by 34 male and 50 female participants. Participants answered questions about dogmatism and their attitudes to

Helen Louise Thomas, Assoc CIPD; B.Psychology, Hons student

International Journal of Orientation & Mobility, Volume 8 , ISSUE 1, 127–138

Article | 02-November-2017

An Attitude Based Multi-agent Problem Solving in a Hostile World

In multi-agent setting agent often encounter conflicts in agents’ plans and actions. This paper presents an attitude based cooperative decision making methodology that allows agents to act appropriately to various options in a hostile and dynamic fire world. It shows that attitude based decision making explore the attitudes and behaviors that help agents to solve problems constructively. The application and implementation of this methodology to a virtual fire- fighting domain has revealed

Madhu Goyal

International Journal on Smart Sensing and Intelligent Systems, Volume 2 , ISSUE 1, 30–62

Original Paper | 27-September-2017

Polish Physicians’ Attitudes Towards Antibiotic Prescription and Antimicrobial Resistance

Beata Mazińska, Waleria Hryniewicz

Polish Journal of Microbiology, Volume 66 , ISSUE 3, 309–319

Article | 24-December-2021


This article presents the newest trends among pedestrians’ and car drivers’ attitudes from a survey performed at a roadside at the area of zebra crossings in Poland in 2018. Trends in road users’ attitudes and performance allow an understanding of the causes of road safety crashes to decrease deaths and injuries. Surveys of attitudes from questionnaires help gauge knowledge of road traffic laws and risky behaviours regarding road safety issues at crosswalks. Data of 800


Transport Problems, Volume 16 , ISSUE 4, 59–70

Article | 06-July-2017


Value-at-Risk, defined as a conditional loss beyond Value-at-Risk. However, the choice of a risk measure is an individual decision of an investor and it is directly related to his attitudes to risk. In this paper the new risk measure is proposed – the GlueVaR risk measure, which can be defined as a linear combination of VaR and GlueVaR. It allows for calculating the level of investment loss depending on investment’s attitudes to risk. Moreover, GlueVaR meets the subadditivity property, therefore it

Dominik Krężołek

Statistics in Transition New Series, Volume 17 , ISSUE 2, 305–316

Research Article | 30-November-2013

Determinants of Binge Drinking among Adolescents in Denmark

Binge drinking is a relatively common behavior among adolescents in Denmark. The aim of this study is to assess whether peer alcohol drinking, mothers’ and fathers’ attitudes toward alcohol drinking, and the adolescents’ own financial situations (e.g., the presence of pocket money) predict binge drinking among adolescents in Denmark.This study is based on the Danish data from the European School Survey Project on Alcohol and Other Drugs, which took place in 2011. This cross-sectional survey

Maria Pedersen, Per Kragh Andersen, Svend Sabroe

Scandinavian Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Psychology, Volume 2 , ISSUE 3, 135–142

Research Article | 06-July-2018

Primary Teachers’ Perceptions of the Social and Emotional Aspects of Gifted and Talented Education

This study investigated teacher attitudes and experiences and understandings of the social and emotional characteristics and needs of gifted and talented children. It addressed the issues within Aotearoa New Zealand Primary school settings. The study used a mixed methodology approach. Data was collected in the form of questionnaires and semi-structured interviews. The findings suggest that many teachers are uncertain about the social and emotional characteristics and needs of gifted and

Vicki Needham

Apex, Volume 17 , ISSUE 1, 18–35

Research Article | 27-February-2017


Summary. Urban areas are significantly different in terms of traffic risk. In a decisive manner, they are the result of urban development policies. The shape, size and configuration of an entire urban area, the facilities to satisfy people and the need for mobility of goods, as well as behavioural attitudes of the population, are essential for a traffic pattern and its associated risks. In this framework, the purpose of this paper is to identify the effects of urban area characteristics on road

Serban RAICU, Dorinela COSTESCU, Stefan BURCIU, Florin RUSCA, Mircea ROSCA

Transport Problems, Volume 11 , ISSUE 3, 33–42

Research Article | 27-February-2017

Regulation of alcohol advertising: Policy options for Australia

A systematic search of academic databases was conducted to identify all refereed papers published between 1990 and 2012 on the regulation of alcohol advertising in Australia and three comparison countries (New Zealand, Canada and the UK). This paper reviews the codes that apply to alcohol advertising in each of the four countries, research into the effectiveness of these codes, and the small body of research into consumer attitudes towards alcohol advertising regulation. This review adduces

Sandra C. Jones

Evidence Base, Volume 2013 , ISSUE 2, 1–37

Article | 16-April-2018

Japanese People with Vision Disabilities Rate their Experiences with Information Resources Pertaining to Guide Dogs

This study investigated the experiences of men and women with vision disabilities knowing about and participating in information programs provided by guide dog organisations; and investigated the way information programs affect people’s perceptions and attitudes towards guide dogs in Japan where people are hesitant to acquire a guide dog. The results suggest that the information programs had been widely publicised and were familiar to participants. Younger women were the most experienced

Mariko Yamamoto, Lynette A. Hart, Koji Matsumoto, Mitsuaki Ohta, Nobuyo Ohtani

International Journal of Orientation & Mobility, Volume 6 , ISSUE 1, 70–82

research-article | 31-July-2018

Acceptability of fall prevention strategies for older people with vision impairment

trial in the systematic review found no significant effect on risk of falls for those with vision impairment after completion of the program (Campbell et al. 2005). Only one of the four trials included in the systematic review was completed in community-dwelling people, and none of the trials measured the attitudes of participants in order to help explain their findings. An individual’s attitude toward the benefits and disadvantages of exercise has been demonstrated to influence intention to

Lisa Dillon, Patricia Duffy, Anne Tiedemann, Lisa Keay

International Journal of Orientation & Mobility, Volume 9 , ISSUE 1, 1–9

Research paper | 31-October-2017


Subjective well-being encompasses several distinct but interacting aspects of people’s feelings, attitudes, and experiences. This paper assesses the state of the art for measuring these dimensions of people's lives, which typically involves analyzing self-reports of subjective well-being collected in survey instruments; however, other potentially complementary, technology-driven tools are emerging as well. We first answer the question, “what is subjective well-being?” and unpack its

Christopher Mackie, Conal Smith

Statistics in Transition New Series, Volume 16 , ISSUE 3, 335–372

Review Paper | 26-June-2014

Current knowledge about epilepsy and associated psychosocial conditions

Introduction. Social knowledge about epilepsy has significant influence on shaping attitudes towards people with this disorder. Aim. The aim of the article was to find out an answer to the following question: How does the level of knowledge and perceiving people with epilepsy differ across societies of different countries? Material and methods. We evaluated 30 publications published between 2000 and 2013 on measuring the knowledge about epilepsy and psycho-social functioning of people with

Dorota Talarska, Joanna Stanisławska, Magdalena Strugała, Patrycja Talarska

Journal of Epileptology, Volume 22 , ISSUE 1, 25–36

Article | 23-April-2021

Promotion to leadership, not just merit, but insider knowledge: What do school principals say?

strategy is influenced by what Blackmore et al. (2006) have described as a “form of homosociability” whereby the values, philosophies and attitudes of successful leadership applicants often mirror those of their selectors. Indeed, the closer the alignment the greater the likelihood of recruitment (Blackmore et al., 2006; Walker & Kwan, 2012). Most studies regarding school leadership recruitment have focused specifically on the merit-selection of school principals. The research reported here is unique

Kevin Steed, John De Nobile, Manjula Waniganayake

Journal of Educational Leadership, Policy and Practice, Volume 36 , 1–21

Article | 02-April-2019

Transitioning to a meaningful appraisal process: One principal’s journey

at the beginning and end of the three-year period which show a marked change in teachers’ attitudes, beliefs and perceptions of the appraisal purpose. We conclude with implications for school leaders interested in revising their appraisal process.

Bilinda Offen, Susan Sandretto

Journal of Educational Leadership, Policy and Practice, Volume 33 , ISSUE 2, 60–71

Article | 27-April-2020

The implied border mechanisms of Antarctica: Arguing the case for an Antarctic borderscape

Germana Nicklin

Borderlands, Volume 19 , ISSUE 1, 27–62

Article | 01-March-2016


prediction model to compensate each platform and aircraft attitude error is derived by analyzing the error distribution and polynomial regression. Afterwards, because of the limit of the UAV aerial image amount and the similar influence of each attitude angle error on targeting and geometric correction, we use equivalent optical axis angle to represent platform and aircraft attitudes. Furthermore, we also predict and compensate the error of the equivalent angle. In this process, we adopt SVM and

Jialiang LIU, Wenrui Ding, Hongguang Li

International Journal on Smart Sensing and Intelligent Systems, Volume 9 , ISSUE 1, 169–190

Article | 03-July-2017


on two levels: the product level, in which the prices of branded products were compared, and the consumer level, where the perception and attitudes of consumers towards the brands were studied. The analyses have been carried out on two sets of data, which enabled fuller and more comprehensible understanding of decision rules that guide consumers in choosing the brand.

Marta Dziechciarz-Duda, Anna Król

Statistics in Transition New Series, Volume 18 , ISSUE 1, 75–90

research-article | 23-April-2019


home in the evening [13]. Work environment affects the employee attitudes [25-26]. The decision of employees to move from the use of private transportation to public transportation can make it easier for the government to cope with congestion in a city [12]. This study aims to determine the factors affecting factory employees’ choice of transportation modes for travelling to work and vice versa and to analyze their attitude towards the use of public transportation modes. The purpose behind the use

Herdis HERDIANSYAH, Hudy Prabowo EDYSON, Sessario Bayu MANGKARA, Zulfahmi Ilman HINDAMI

Transport Problems, Volume 14 , ISSUE 1, 127–139

research-article | 30-November-2018


based firstly on in situ observations in different surroundings: open landscape, growing cities and neighbourhoods of old and new houses. These were compared with archival sources pertaining to historical discussions recorded in the professional journals and books and also urban experiments, the results of implementation of theoretical quests. On the other hand, the treatments received by historical buildings in subsequent decades of the 19th and 20th centuries indicate changing attitudes towards


Architecture, Civil Engineering, Environment, Volume 12 , ISSUE 1, 7–17

Article | 20-July-2021

The impact of treatment cost on low SES families: an orthodontic viewpoint

Background: It is reported that in New Zealand financially disadvantaged adolescents are less likely to access orthodontic treatment than the more affluent in society. Objectives: The aim of the study was to investigate the attitudes of a group of New Zealand orthodontists towards the current fee-for-service model of treatment funding. A second aim was to explore orthodontists’ perceptions of how the affordability of orthodontic treatment affects low socio-economic families. Methods: As

Lee Smith, Hannah Jack, Joseph Antoun, Peter Fowler, Keely Blanch, Lyndie Foster Page

Australasian Orthodontic Journal, Volume 35 , ISSUE 1, 13–20

research-article | 30-November-2020

Psychiatric morbidity in children and adolescents with dermatological disorders

Dilşad Yıldız Miniksar, Özlem Özel Özcan, Hülya Cenk, Yelda Kapıcıoğlu, Ayşegül Polat

Scandinavian Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Psychology, Volume 9 , 1–8

Article | 20-July-2021

Interceptive orthodontic practices in general dentistry: a cross-sectional study

Objectives: To evaluate the current practice of interceptive orthodontics undertaken by general dental practitioners and identify influencing factors. Materials and methods: Printed questionnaires were provided to 200 registered Australian general dental practitioners. Participants were questioned about their current confidence, attitudes, and practice, related to interceptive orthodontics in general dentistry. Results: The decision to practise interceptive orthodontics (17.4% of respondents

Scott Derek Currell, Matthew Vaughan, Craig W. Dreyer

Australasian Orthodontic Journal, Volume 35 , ISSUE 2, 152–157

Article | 09-June-2019

You have to start somewhere: Designing, tailoring and tinkering. A reflection on leading a change process

skills and strategies. Various drivers for change were recognised as being helpful for some teachers but not for others.  Changes in teachers’ mindsets happened independently of each other and at different times for different people but together they eventually combined to change the attitudes and behaviours of teachers towards flexible learning practices. Although student achievement data is improving in all areas across the school this article does not track the trajectory of student

Christine Harris, Chris Panter

Journal of Educational Leadership, Policy and Practice, Volume 32 , ISSUE 1, 125–132

Article | 30-July-2021

A qualitative study of orthodontic screening and referral practices among dental therapists in New Zealand

-structured approach. Participants were selected based on years of work experience, where they practised, their educational background, and their sector of work (private/public). Results: Three main themes were identified: (1) the orthodontic screening and referral process; (2) the factors affecting orthodontic referral; and (3) their attitudes towards orthodontic treatment. Orthodontic screening and referrals were uniform among public dental therapists but varied for private dental therapists with regard

Allan Tan, Florence Bennani, W. Murray Thomson, Mauro Farella, Li Mei

Australasian Orthodontic Journal, Volume 32 , ISSUE 2, 155–164

Research Article | 03-March-2021

A latent class analysis on the usage of mobile phones among management students

are most useful for the clustering of respondents into different classes. The findings demonstrate that young people display various feelings and attitudes toward cell phone usage.

Sunil Kumar, Apurba Vishal Dabgotra

Statistics in Transition New Series, Volume 22 , ISSUE 1, 89–114

Case report | 25-January-2018

The EPIC (Excellent Practice in Communication) Project. Neurosurgical Nursing Clinical Handover Improvement Practices among acute inpatients: a Best Practice Implementation Project.

implemented. There were improved outcomes across the best practice criteria in the follow up audit. The findings showed how audit may be used to promote best practice in healthcare and that focussed education and provision of relevant resources can have an immediate and positive impact on clinical practice. Some of the measured criteria improved to a moderate degree,leaving plenty of room for improvement, however by the end of the project attitudes towards nursing clinical handover had been ‘transformed

Kylie M. Wright

Australasian Journal of Neuroscience, Volume 26 , ISSUE 1, 21–32

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