Theses and Dissertations

Theses and Dissertations

 

This is a select list of works produced by the students of the Center for Psychological Studies (CPS) at Nova Southeastern University

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Theses/Dissertations from 2011

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Dissertation: Home Literacy Factors Affecting Emergent Literacy Skills, Robyn Valerie Cassel

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Dissertation - NSU Access Only: Prescription Privileges for Psychologists: General Practitioners' Attitudes and Referral Behaviors, Heather Jo Crabtree

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Dissertation - NSU Access Only: Mother-Child Perceptions of Family Environment and Sexually Abused Children's Adjustment, Janine Furdella

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Dissertation - NSU Access Only: The Co-occurrence of Substance Abuse and Trauma Between Community and Incarcerated Samples of Female Victims of Domestic Violence, Kelley Anne Gill

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Dissertation: Using the Timeline Followback to Identify Time Windows Representative of Annual Posttreatment Drinking, Christopher J. Gioia

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Dissertation - NSU Access Only: Subliminal Priming of Implicit Associations of Social Anxiety, Jeffrey Mandelkorn

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Dissertation - NSU Access Only: Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale Findings in Mildly to Severely Traumatic Brain Injured Patients, Allison Myers

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Dissertation - NSU Access Only: The Power of Love: Attachment Style in the Battered Woman Syndrome, Aleah Leann Nathan

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Dissertation: Attitudes Toward Psychological Tele-Health: Current and Future Psychologists' Opinions of Internet-Based Interventions, Jonathan Perle

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Dissertation - NSU Access Only: Recidivism and Participation in Court Diversion Programs by Mentally Ill Offenders, Maria Rosario Tate

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Dissertation - NSU Access Only: Examining Coping as a Mediator Between Perceived Stress and Alcohol Consumption in Older Adults, Andrew Craig Voluse

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Dissertation - NSU Access Only: Sensitivity and Specificity of the Static-2002 in a Diverse Population, LeighAnn S. Wong

Theses/Dissertations from 2010

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Dissertation - NSU Access Only: Firefighter Stress: Association between Work Stress, Posttraumatic Stress Symptoms and Cardiovascular Disease Risk, Amy J. Angleman

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Dissertation - NSU Access Only: Effect of PTSD on Weight and Metabolic Factors among an Overweight and Obese Veteran Population, Greta Sachs Apterbach

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Dissertation - NSU Access Only: An Investigation into the Interaction of Psychopathology, Personality, and Sleep Disturbances in Clients from a Community Mental Health Center, Allison Lynn Bates

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Dissertation - NSU Access Only: The Validity of the Medical Symptom Validity Test in a Mixed Clinical Population, William Howard Buddin Jr.

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Dissertation: Identification of Effective Strategies to Promote Language in Deaf Children with Cochlear Implants, Ivette Cruz

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Dissertation - NSU Access Only: Childhood Sexual Abuse Experiences and Their Correlates Among Female Survivors of Intimate Partner Violence, Susan Etkind

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Dissertation - NSU Access Only: The Nova Multilingual Neuropsychological Battery: Traumatic Brain Injury Pilot Study, Maritza Jeannette Figueroa

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Dissertation - NSU Access Only: Lateralized and Overall Olfactory Identification Ability in Frontotemporal Dementia and Alzheimer's Disease, Daniel Heyanka

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Dissertation: Assessing Burnout in Mental Health Providers of Chronic Clients: An Exploration of Predictors, Jessica Karle

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Dissertation: Attributional Style, Presenting Symptoms, And Readiness to Change in Female Childhood Sexual Abuse Survivors, Eric Ford Kebker

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Dissertation - NSU Access Only: The Effect of Eating Rate on Food Consumption, Michael Joseph Kellen

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Dissertation - NSU Access Only: Executive Function In Pediatric Patients With Intractable Epilepsy Following Hemispherectomy, Jennifer Lundmark

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Dissertation - NSU Access Only: Trail Making Test Quotient (Trails B/ Trails A): A comparison with measures of executive functioning, Stephanie Lei Renfrow

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Dissertation - NSU Access Only: Parent-Child Estrangement in High-Conflict Divorce, Sara Salter

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Dissertation: The Relationship Between the Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children-Fourth Edition and the Woodcock-Johnson III Tests of Cognitive Abilities in a Clinically Referred Pediatric Population, Lindsay Anne Shaw

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Dissertation - NSU Access Only: The Nova Multilingual Neuropsychological Battery: A Pilot Study, Michelle Elena Stack

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Dissertation - NSU Access Only: Abuse Severity, Family Environment, and Caregiver Distress as Predictors of Adjustment Among Sexually Abused Youth, Lindsay McKenna Stewart

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Dissertation - NSU Access Only: An Examination of Competency Restoration in a South Florida Community-Based Setting, Josephine Jessica Tang

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Dissertation - NSU Access Only: Performance Analysis on the WISC-IV Working Memory and Processing Speed Index Among ADHD subtypes, Stephen Francis Zieman

Theses/Dissertations from 2009

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Dissertation - NSU Access Only: Analyzing the Relationship between Non-clinical Narcissism and Creativity, and the Development of Two Creativity Measures, Blake Bazel

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Dissertation - NSU Access Only: Psychological Factors in Weight Loss Following Bariatric Surgery, Jessica Biren-Caverly

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Dissertation - NSU Access Only: Cognitive Behavioral Stress Management Program for Correctional Officers, Brandi Booth

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Dissertation - NSU Access Only: The Use of Hyperbaric Oxygenation Therapy to Change Cerebral Metabolism Rates in Patients with Chronic Brain Damage, Michael J. Collins

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Dissertation - NSU Access Only: Evaluating the Efficacy of the Parents Activate Literacy Skills Program, Amii Corbisiero

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Dissertation - NSU Access Only: Barring the Mentally Ill from the Death Penalty: A National Survey, Ronald Joseph Dahl

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Dissertation - NSU Access Only: The Influence of Education and Age on Neurocognitive Test Performance in Alzheimer's Disease and Vascular Dementia, Nicholas Paul DenBesten

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Dissertation: A Longitudinal Approach to Understanding Individual Differences Affecting the Drinking Behavior Change Process, Mariam Dum

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Dissertation - NSU Access Only: "Post-Mortum" Analysis of a Multiple Baseline across Subjects Assessment of Contextual Therapy for Adult Survivors of Childhood Sexual Abuse, Robert Cory Fanto

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Dissertation - NSU Access Only: Relationship of Reproductive Hormone Levels and Menstrual Distress With Indices of Stress, Kristie DeBlasio Feehely

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Dissertation - NSU Access Only: Neuropsychological Constructs Assessed by the Family Pictures Subtests, Kristen M. Harris

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Dissertation - NSU Access Only: The Relationship between Executive Functioning and Attention in a Clinically Referred Pediatric Sample, Lindsay June Hines

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Dissertation: Teaching Problem-Solving to Improve Family Functioning and Decrease Suicidality, Erin Shae Johns

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Dissertation - NSU Access Only: The Impact of Culture on the MCMI-III Scores of African American and Caribbean Blacks, Althea Marjorie Lloyd

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Dissertation - NSU Access Only: The Efficacy of Felony Mental Health Court Combined With Mental Health Probation, Gretchen Michelle Moy

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Dissertation - NSU Access Only: The Relationship Between Childhood Sexual Abuse and Subsequent Parenting, Ana M. Rodriguez

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Dissertation - NSU Access Only: Domestic Violence Within Asian-Indian Communities: Does Acculturation Affect The Rate of Reported Domestic Violence?, Tarmeen K. Sahni

Theses/Dissertations from 2008

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Dissertation - NSU Access Only: The Relationships of Locus of Control, Service Connection, and Time Since Injury with Depression and Quality of Life for Veterans with Spinal Cord Injury, Silvia Patricia Bermudez

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Dissertation - NSU Access Only: Illness Intrusiveness in Veterans with Congestive Heart Failure, Ashley Walton LeMaire

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Dissertation - NSU Access Only: Personality Characteristics of Stockbrokers: Implications for Job Success, Stress, and Burnout, Jessica Martineau

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Dissertation: Differences Between Male Perpetrators of Child Homicide, Isabel Perez-Morina

Theses/Dissertations from 2007

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Dissertation: Role of Trauma in Social-Cognitive Adjustment Strategies and Moral Disengagement among African-American Urban Youth, Kendell Lamonte Coker

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Dissertation: The Roles of Exercise Habits, Gender Stereotype of Exercise, and Self-Esteem in Sexual Victimization, Nicole Rene Harder

Theses/Dissertations from 2005

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Dissertation: The Brazilian-Portuguese MCMI-III: Diagnostic Validity of the Alcohol Dependence and Drug Dependence Scales, Cristina Lilian Magalhaes

Theses/Dissertations from 1974

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Dissertation: A Study of the Effectiveness of the Planetarium and the Classroom in the Teaching of Constellations, Theodore V. Smith

Theses/Dissertations from 1972

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Dissertation: A Study of the Personality Characteristics of Patients in Methadone Maintenance Programs, Robert J. Zielinski

Theses/Dissertations from 1970

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Dissertation: Effects of four different modality training programs on IQ and reading readiness performance in the lower socio-economic level kindergarten child, Marilyn Segal