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Testing Mediators of a Couple-based Eating Disorder Prevention Program
Body image dissatisfaction and eating disorders are more prevalent in today?s society than ever, making the prevention of eating disorders and its symptoms crucial for women?s health. A couple-based eating disorder ...
A Fully Integrated Multi-Band Multi-Output Synthesizer with Wide-Locking-Range 1/3 Injection Locked Divider Utilizing Self-Injection Technique for Multi-Band Microwave Systems
This dissertation reports the development of a new multi-band multi-output synthesizer, 1/2 dual-injection locked divider, 1/3 injection-locked divider with phase-tuning, and 1/3 injection-locked divider with self-injection ...
TDL Update Newsletter, Volume 4, Issue 9, November/December 2012
(Texas Digital Library, 2012-11)
In this issue: Current preservation tools at the TDL; continuing development of preservation services; keynote speakers for the 2013 Texas Conference on Digital Libraries (TCDL) bring focus on preservation; upcoming events.
Overlooked casualties : stories of families affected by vaccine-preventable diseases
The invention of the vaccine has been one of the greatest public health triumphs of the modern world. Each new vaccine has saved thousands - even millions - of lives worldwide, but this success has been fraught with ...
The unlikely success of green power in America’s reddest state, and its uncertain future
This narrative chronicles the development of the utility scale wind industry in Texas from the perspective of the people who made it possible. It also looks ahead at the challenges facing the most mature green power sector ...
Electrical and Thermal Experimental Characterization and Modeling of Carbon Nanotube/Epoxy Composites
The present work investigates the effect of carbon nanotube (CNT) inclusions on the electrical and thermal conductivity of a thermoset epoxy resin. The characterization of electrical and thermal conductivity of CNT/epoxy ...
Children with Psychological Distress or Epilepsy: Somatization and Adaptive Skills
The following study examines two samples of children; children diagnosed as having a chronic illness, and children experiencing psychological distress. Children from both samples are at risk for similar things: poor social ...
Transport-Controlling Nanoscale Multilayers for Biomedical Devices
Recent advances in multilayer self-assembly have enabled the precise construction of nanocomposite ultrathin films on a variety of substrates, from large-area planar surfaces to nanoparticles. As a result, a wide range ...
An Empirical Examination of Stock Market Reactions to Introduction of Co-branded Products
This dissertation examines how the stock market reacts to announcements of introduction of co-branded new products. Despite the apparent enthusiasm of practitioners towards co-branding--the practice of using two established ...
Chemical and Dynamical Characteristics of Stratosphere-Troposphere Exchange
Stratosphere-troposphere exchange processes are responsible for controlling the distribution of chemically and radiatively important trace gases in the upper troposphere and lower stratosphere. Extensive characterization ...