Candidates for ISSSS Election 2017

Every three years we elect a new Executive Committee, comprising: President, Vice President, Secretary, Advisor and Treasurer. The current President will continue on as Past-President. Candidates for President: Jim Rhoads & Noori Akhtar-Danesh Candidates for Vice-President: Helen Mason & Raffaele Zanoli Candidate for Secretary: Brandy Walker Candidates for Advisor: Sue Ramlo & Diane Montgomery shared… Read More

Q Bibliography: Yarar & Orth on consumer lay theories of healthy nutrition (previously listed as in press)

Yarar, Nadine, & Ulrich R. Orth (2018, January). Consumer lay theories on healthy nutrition: A Q methodology application in Germany. Appetite, 120, 145-157. (doi: 10.1016/j.appet.2017.08.026) (Link: Abstract: Food is an important driver of individual health, and an important subject in public policy and health intervention research. Viewpoints on what constitutes healthy nutrition, however, are… Read More

Q Bibliography: Labbé on housing priorities of persons with spinal cord injury (previously listed as in press)

Labbé, Delphine, Sylvie Jutras, & Dominique Jutras (2016). Housing priorities of persons with a spinal cord injury and their household members. Disability and Rehabilitation, 38(17), 1716-1729. (doi: 10.3109/09638288.2015.1107641) Abstract: Purpose: This study aimed to identify the housing priorities of families living with persons with a spinal cord injury (SCI). Method: A new tool, the psycho-environmental… Read More

Q Bibliography: Yazdani on urban park landscapes

Yazdani, Nasim (2018, January). Meanings of urban park landscapes as insiders and outsiders. Landscape History, 39(1), 103-120. (doi: 10.1080/01433768.2018.1466552) (Link: Abstract: This paper explores different understanding of urban park landscapes by Iranian immigrants, and develops an alternative predominant perspective of the Australian park landscape. It questions the extent to which Australian public parks contribute… Read More

Q Bibliography: Park et al. on sexual ethics among Korean undergraduates (previously listed as in press)

Park, Youngrye, Eun Ja Yen, & Yoon Young Hwang (2016). Subjectivity about sexual ethics among Korean undergraduate students using Q methodology. Asian Nursing Research, 10, 143-149. (doi: 10.1016/j.anr.2016.05.002) (Link: Abstract Purpose: Most undergraduate students are in the phase of gaining mental and physical autonomy from their parents as they expand their worlds in college.… Read More

Q Bibliography: Steenbakkers et al. on impact of sexual abuse on children in foster care (previously listed as in press)

Steenbakkers, Anne, Ingunn T. Ellingsen, Steffie van der Steen, & Hans Grietens (2018). Psychosocial needs of children in foster care and the impact of sexual abuse. Journal of Child and Family Studies, 27, 1324-1335. (doi: 10.1007/s10826-017-0970-7) (Open Access link: Abstract: Children in family foster care, especially those who have experienced sexual abuse, require a… Read More

Q Bibliography: Finchilescu & Cooper on academic dishonesty in a South African university (previously listed as in press)

Finchilescu, Gillian & Adam Cooper (2018). Perceptions of academic dishonesty in a South African university: A Q-methodology approach. Ethics & Behavior, 28(4), 284-301. (doi: 10.1080/10508422.2017.1279972) Abstract: The prevalence of academic dishonesty is a matter of considerable concern for institutions of higher education everywhere. We explored students’ perceptions of academic dishonesty using Q methodology, which provides… Read More

Q Bibliography: Deignan and Brown on activity theory and Q as assessment methods (previously listed as in press)

· Deignan, Tim, & Sally Brown (2016). Educator perspectives on the use of alternative assessment methods within taught Masters programmes: An exploratory study using activity theory and Q methodology, Educational Review, 68(4), 379-402. (doi: 10.1080/00131911.2015.1090399) Abstract: This article reports on an exploratory two-stage sequential mixed methods research study that investigated the views of university educators… Read More

Q Bibliography: Schultz et al. on sustainable urban water management

Schultz, Tracy, Kelly Fielding, & Fiona Newton (2018, April). Images that engage people with sustainable urban water management. Science Communication, 40(2) 199-227. Abstract: This study explored responses to categories of images relevant to an environmental management issue—stormwater management—across three dimensions that influence engagement: emotional response, personal relevance, and topic congruence. Although images of oceans elicited… Read More

Q Bibliography: Alderson et al. on implementing new healthcare policies

Alderson, Sarah, Robbie Foy, Louise Bryant, Shenaz Ahmed, & Allan House (in press). Using Q-methodology to guide the implementation of new healthcare policies. BMJ Quality & Safety. (ePub in advance of print). Abstract: There are many challenges in the development, implementation and evaluation of healthcare policy. One challenge is understanding how different stakeholders view a… Read More

Q Bibliography: Dean et al. on perceptions of borderline personality disorder and recovery

Dean, Rebecca, Sara Siddiqui, Frank Beesley, John Fox, & Katherine Berry (in press). Staff perceptions of borderline personality disorder and recovery: A Q-sort method approach. British Journal of Clinical Psychology. (ePub in advance of print). Abstract: Objectives. This study was the first to explore how staff that work with people diagnosed with borderline personality disorder… Read More