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Persistent Depressive Disorder or Dysthymia: An Overview of Assessment and Treatment Approaches
(Open Journal of Depression, 2017-01-23)
Persistent depressive disorder or dysthymia is a recurrent depressive disorder with no clearly demarcated episodes. Onset is insidious and can occur in adolescence or adulthood. Dysthymia frequently remains unrecognized ...
Balancing Reflection and Validity in Health Profession Students‘ Self-Assessment
(International Journal of Learning, Teaching and Educational Research, 2017-08)
Students and practitioners in self-regulating health professions are expected to engage in reflective, valid self-assessment activities. However, self-assessment processes can be flawed. People may have a limited understanding ...
Recognizing and Responding to Depression in Dementia
(SM Journal of Psychiatry and Mental Health, 2017)
One-third of people living with dementia also experience depression. Treating symptoms of depression may be a protective factor and reduce cognitive decline in dementia. People suffering from depression experience sad ...
Pass/Fail and Discretionary Grading: A Snapshot of Their Influences on Learning
This article provides a snapshot of pass/fail and discretionary grading approaches, highlighting the advantages and disadvantages of each. Normreferenced and criterion-referenced grading practices and their associations with ...
Beyond Physical Inclusion: A Grounded Theory of Belonging
We used grounded theory to analyze interviews with support workers evaluating a program for individuals with dual diagnosis. Our grounded theory research started with the question, "What is going on in the data?" From ...
Research Ethics Review Processes: Potential Teaching Tools for Health Professions Students
(Scientific Open Access Journals, 2017-10)
This article highlights how research ethics review processes have the potential to be used as teaching tools. Health professions students at the graduate level often conduct research involving human participants as part ...