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Theses/Dissertations from 1998

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Levesque, Deborah A.. Violence Desistance Among Battering Men: Existing Interventions and the Application of the Transtheoretical Model of Change

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Mehta, Ketan Arvind. THE DEVELOPMENT, CHARACTERIZATION AND EVALUATION OF A NOVEL MULTI-UNIT ERODING MATRIX SYSTEM FOR POORLY SOLUBLE DRUGS

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Norman, Gregory J.. A Cluster Analytic Test of the Transtheoretical Model Applied to Exercise Behavior

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Tilloston, Mary Ellen K.. Analogue Versus Authentic Data: Prereferral Intervention Strategy Utilization, Effectiveness and Self-Efficacy Beliefs

Theses/Dissertations from 1997

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Adamowicz, Catherine. Indicated Silences in American Novels

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Adeyemi, Olufemi A.. Multifractal Analysis of Unvoiced Speech Signals

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Albelaikhi, Abdulaziz Abdurrahman. Development of a Muslim Religiosity Scale

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Alfultis, Michael Aaron. Statistical Characterizations of North Atlantic Subtropical Mode Water

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Cssidy, Linda C.. The Stability of WISC-III Scores: For Whom are Triennial Re-Evaluations Necessary?

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Klevak, Anna S.. Individual Differences in Timing Measures: Continuation Tapping, Relaxation Time, Reaction Time, and Critical Flicker Fusion

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Lang, Michelle A.. A Quantitative and Qualitative Assessment of Adolescent HIV-Risk Predictors

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Smith, Kevin J.. Variations in Attention as Measured by Accuracy and Reactions Time Over the Course of a Continuous Performance Task

Theses/Dissertations from 1996

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Abdul Samad, M. Fazilah Binti. Performance of Group-Affiliated Firms: A Study of Politically-Affiliated Business Group in Malaysia

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Alam, Shahriar Mahbub. Study and Analysis of the Water Quality of the Blackstone River Watershed

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Ames, Gregory H.. Design Optimization of Indium-Gallium-Arsenide-Phosphide Multi-Quantum Well Electroabsorbtion Modulators

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Arnold, Eve Maureen. The Rock Magnetic Properties, Grain Size and Mineral Composition of Winborne Dust and Sediment in the North Pacific Ocean

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Colby, Suzanne M.. Algorithms for Missing Data Replacement in Time Series Analysis

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Morisseau, Karen Marie. THE EFFECT OF COMPRESSION FORCE ON THE NEAR-INFRARED SPECTRA OFT ABLET DOSAGE FORMS

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Saris, Renee N.. The Influence of Contemporary Music on Responses to Visually Presented Mainstream Sexually Explicit Images

Theses/Dissertations from 1995

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Adler, Gabriela Schalow. Our Beloved Lizzie; Constructing an American Legend

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Antonelli, Lynn T.. Pressure Event Detection Based on the Dyadic Wavelet Transform

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Cottrill, Sara D.. The Psychological Modulation of the Immune System: A Meta-Analysis

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Dua, Ramneik. The Influence of Formulation and Device Variables on the Intransasal Absorption of Salmon Calcitonin

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Migneault, Jeffrey Peter. A Transtheoretical Investigation of Immoderate Drinking in College

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Pino, Raquel D.. The Exercise and Self-Esteem Model: Inclusion of Physical Acceptance in Tests of Model Constructs

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Reed, Gabrielle Richards. Measuring Stage of Change for Exercise

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Sienkiewicz, George. An Investigation of the Material and Process Variables in Pharmaceutical Wet Granulation

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Williams, Jane. Transcendence as a Human Response to Life Threatening Illness: Description and Understanding Through Narratives

Theses/Dissertations from 1994

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Alias, Mohd Norazmi. Localized Electrochemical Study on Corrosion Behavior of Nitride Thin Films

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Almagno, Stephanie A.. An NEH Fellowship Examined: Social Networks and Composition History

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Anupindi, Nagesh. Data Partition and Migration for High Performance Computation in Distributed Memory Multiprocessors

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Apple, Martha E.. Histochemistry of Spore Mucilage and Inhibition of Spore Adhesion in Champia parvula, A Marine Alga

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Arruda, James E.. Confirmatory Factor Analysis of Quantified Electroencephalogram Measured During a Continuous Performance Test: A Confirmation of Neurocognitive Systems

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Aspel, Andrew D.. Individual Versus Multidisciplinary Team Decision Making

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Celebucki, Carolyn Cobb. A Longitudinal Study of the Effects of Education on Decision-Making and Satisfaction in Re-Entry Women’s Intimate Relationships

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Grimley, Diane Marie. Contraceptive and Condom Use for the Prevention of Pregnancy, STDs, and AIDS: A Transtheoretical Approach

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Hecht, Philip J.. The "Fine Line" of Otto Rank

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Hewitt, Nancy Maria. A CRITICAL INVESTIGATION OF THE IMPACT OF LABELING AND ADVERTISING ON THE SAFE AND EFFECTIVE USE OF RX-TO-OTC SWITCH PRODUCTS

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Kennedy, Mary Lynne. The Base-Rate Fallacy in School Psychology: Implications for Decision-Making

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Little, Sara S.. Altruism in College Volunteers: Relationships to Prosocial Personality, Constructive Thinking, and Parenting Variables

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Van Savage, Gary. THE DEVELOPMENT OF PHOTOCROSSLINKABLE HYDROXETHYLCELLULOSE MEMBRANES FOR SUSTAINED RELEASE PHARMACEUTICAL PREPARATIONS

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Yeh, Min-Tsung. VECTOR COMPETENCE IN LYME DISEASE : STUDIES ON IXODES SCAPULARIS, DERMACENTOR VARIABILIS, AND AMBLYOMMA AMERICANUM

Theses/Dissertations from 1993

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Aguiar, Linda. Reading Ability, Vocabulary Acquisition, and Phonological Processes: An Investigation of Vocabulary Acquisition by Skilled and Less-Skilled Readers

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Aguiar, Linda. Reading Ability, Vocabulary Acquisition and Phonological Processes: An Investigation of Vocabulary Acquistion by Skilled and Less-Skilled Readers

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Franklin, Martin Edward. Blood/Injury and Snake Phobias: Cognitive, Behavioral, and Physiological Characteristics

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Lemay, Patricia M.. Stress, Temperament, and Academic Achievement

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Lotto, Susan Maria. The Methodological Characteristics of an Independent Living Skills Assessment Form for Adolescents in Placement

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Squillante, Emilio. PHYSTCOCHEMICAL PROPERTIES AFFECTING THE PERCUTANEOUS ABSORPTION OF NIFEDIPINE

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Whitworth, Donald R.. A Structural Equation Model of a Set of Operationalized Cognitive Social Learning Variables and Citizen Participation in Neighborhood Organizations

Theses/Dissertations from 1992

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Abdelkader, Hatem. Electroabsorbtion in Multiple Quantum Well Structures

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Abrams, Lewis Julius. The Seismic Stratigraphy, Crustal Structure, Volcanic and Sedimentary History of the East Mariana and Pigafetta Basins of the Western Pacific

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Ahmadjian, Mark. Infared Spectral Measurement of Space Shuttle Glow

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Amato-Vealey, Elaine. Determinants of Exercise Behavior After a Myocardial Infraction: Beliefs, Intention, Behavior

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Anderson, James A.. Out of the Shadows: A Structuralist Approach to Understanding the Fiction of H. P. Lovecraft

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Dibiasio, Paige A.. An Analysis of Altering the Value of a Classically Conditioned Predictive Cue

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Futransky, Joanna S.. Relations Among Verbal Working Memory, Listening Comprehension, and Reading Skills

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Gibbes, Bertram S.. The Cognitive Control of Leveling-Sharpening and Acceptance of Interpersonal Violence in Adults

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Weiler, Michael David. A Measurement Model for Spectral Analyzed EEG

Theses/Dissertations from 1991

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Adley, Mark David. Computation of the Effective Properties of Materials with Microstructure

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Amari, John V.. Development of High Performance Liquid Chromatographic Separations for the Purification and Analysis of Phospholipids and Related Liponucleotides - A New Class of Anti-AIDS Drugs

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Bray, James L.. Transformational and Transactional Church Leadership Perspectives of Pastors and Parishioners – An Extension

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Chrappa, Rita C.. Great Expectations: A Workshop on Responsible Dating

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Chueh, Hann Rong. Optimization and Its Applications on Pharmaceutical Conventional and Extended Release Solid Dosage Forms

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Evans, Bernadette F.. The Role of Working Memory in Phoneme Awareness

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King, Jay T.. Preconscious Factors in Romantic Attraction

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Romero, Alain Joseph. OPTIMIZATION OF IBUPROFEN FORMULATION: MOLECULAR PHARMACEUTICS OF THE BIOLOGICALLY ACTIVE STEREOISOMER

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Skrmetti, Thomas J.. Experientially-Modulated Neuronal Death in Overconnected Neural Networks

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Surrette, Michael Anthony. Level of Satisfaction and Commitment to a Decisional Choice as Mediated by Locus of Control

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Ward, John Michael. Modeling Vessel Mobility: The Gulf of Mexico Shrimp Fleet

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Weyandt, Lisa L.. Validity of Tasks of Executive Functions with School-Aged Children: Potential Efficacy in Discriminating Clinical Groups

Theses/Dissertations from 1990

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Al-Hazmi, Mohammed I.. A Biosurfactant of Bacterial Origin and its Characterization

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Amegashitsi, Leo Lawoe. Varying Isotope Response of Freshwater Molluscs to Environmental Change: Equatorial Africa

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Amr, Zuhair S.. Seasonal Activity of Ixodes dammini in Relation to Lyme Disease-Infected White-Footed Mice, Peromyscus leucopus

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Fava, Joseph L.. The Misspecification of Components and Factors

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Li, Fu. A Unified Performance Analysis of Subspace-Based DOA Estimation Algorithms in Array Signal Processing

Theses/Dissertations from 1989

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Agardy, M. Tundi. Population Dynamics in Two Nesting Groups of the Leatherback Turtle, Dermochelys Coriacea and Implications for Management

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Davidoff, Amy Jane. CHANGES IN CARDIAC FUNCTION DUE TO THE INTERACTIONS OF DIABETES AND HYPERTENSION IN THE RAT

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Dawoodbhai, Shabbir S.. OPTIMIZATION AND USE OF TALC IN DIRECT COMPRESSION TABLET FORMULATIONS

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Dufresne, Robert Louis. THE EFFECTS OF ALBUTEROL AND CHRONIC ANTIDEPRESSANTS ON INTRACRANIAL SELF-STIMULATION REWARD THRESHOLDS

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Martasian, Paula J.. Retention of Distributed Versus Massed Response Prevention Treatments in an Animal Model

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Rieg, Thomas S.. Response Elimination Using Response-Contingent and Response-Contiguous Schedules

Theses/Dissertations from 1988

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Menard, Francois A.. A PHYSICO-CHEMICAL STUDY OF THE COMPLEXATION OF CYCLODEXTRINS WITH PHARMACEUTICAL SUBSTANCES

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Nigam, Himanshu. Experimental Studies in Dynamic and Elastic-Plastic Fracture

Theses/Dissertations from 1987

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Alabdulaly, Abdulrhaman Ibrahim. Optimization of Solid/Liquid Separation Processes Using Particle Size Distribution Analysis

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Al-Jassir, Mohammed H. S.. Polyphenol Oxidase Inhibition by Glucose Oxidase in Pink Shrimp (Pandalus borialis)

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Al-Muzaini, Saleh Mohammed. Treatment of Refinery Wastewaters Using Various Modified Activated Sludge Process

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Anderson, John Guy Thomas. Foraging Behavior of American White Pelicans Pelecanus erythrorhyncos

Theses/Dissertations from 1986

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Abbott, John David. Anatomical and Morphological Response of Highbush Blueberry to Flooding Stress

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Al-Abdulaly, Abdulaly B.. Determination of Retinol by Aqueous Reverse Phase Open Column System

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Al-Awfy, Hamad A.. A Method for the Immobilization of Xanthine Oxidase in CA-Alginate Membranes to Measure Hypoxanthine Concentration in Order to Assess Flesh Food Quality

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Al-Khalifah, Abdulrhaman Salih. Studies on the Metabolism of Astaxanthin in the Rainbow Trout (Salmo gairdneri)

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Alkhatib, Eid Abdelmuti. Prediction of Specific Priority Organics Adsoption on Activated Carbon in Complex Background Mixtures

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Amankwah, Samuel Asare. Comparison of Three Separation Tecnniques for Arsenic (III) and Arsenic (V) in Sea Water

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Dunn, Robert W.. OPIATE RECEPTOR SUBTYPE MODULATION OF DOPAMINERGIC ACTIVITY THE EFFECTS OF MU, KAPPA AND SIGMA OPIATES ON THE DEVELOPMENT OF DOPAMINERGIC SUPERSENSITIVITY

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Guadagnoli, Edward. A Comparison of Several Component Matching Indices: A Simulation Study

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Harrop, John W.. Interrupted Time Series Analysis: Computer Programs and Accuracy of Intervention Parameter Estimates

Theses/Dissertations from 1985

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Armstrong, Jill E.. Factors Influencing Food Habits in Antigua, W.I.

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Ghanta, Sambasiva Rao. An Investigation of the Effect of Some Formulation and Manufacturing Variables on the Wet Granulation Process

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Harris, Robert Stephen. Conditioned Reinforcement: Order Out of Chaos

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Hegde, Ramachandra P.. DRUG- CYCLODEXTRIN INCLUSION COMPOUNDS. STUDIES OF THE FORMULATION OF PHARMACEUTICAL PRODUCTS CONTAINING CYCLODEXTRINS.