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A mixed method analysis of the role of balance outcome measures in therapist decision-making and patient outcomes
The purpose of these three studies was to assess the impact of using outcome measures on physical therapists' decision-making and patient functional outcomes. Three hundred thirty-seven physical therapists completed an ...
Giving birth in the Ivory Tower: A closer look at the unique needs of pregnant and mothering graduate students
The purpose of this study is to examine the lived experiences of graduate student women who pregnancy, childbirth, and mothering while enrolled in graduate school using Berlant's (2011) "cruel optimism." The primary goal ...
The current state of music therapy in Costa Rica
Using an ethnographic approach, the author immersed herself for over two years in the community of music therapists who have worked in Costa Rica, leading to the emergence of two research questions: (a) What are the cultural ...
Parental practices and biracial Asian children’s racial/ethnic identity development
Although there is a dramatic increase of Asian-Caucasian biracial individuals in the US, there is a lack of research on this population. Using phenomenology, the purpose of this research was to delve into the lived experiences ...
The school counselor's role in facilitating parent-adolescent communication
This study applied a descriptive phenomenological approach to the exploration of the school counselor’s role in parent-adolescent communication. While there is an abundance of research regarding issues of adolescence and ...