Volume 1 – Fall 2012

The Effects of Dog-Assisted Therapy on the Lonely Elderly: What Role Does Previous Dog Ownership Play?
Nicole Piscionere and Lauren Camporese

The Relation Between Domestic Violence and PTSD in Impoverished Rural Women
Meagan Walsh

The Effects Full-Day Versus Half-Day Kindergarten on Students with Asperger’s Syndrome
Tricia Corkedale

The Effects of Siblings on Coping with Parental Cancer
Katherine Wynne

The Efficacy of Treatment Therapies for Pre-pubescent Children with Eating Disorders
Amanda Masiello

The Effects of Substance Abuse and Psychosis: Can Cocaine Cause Schizophrenic Traits?
Sarah Fagan Heines

Virtual Reality Therapy: The New War on Preventing Combat-Related PTSD.
Danielle Fields

The Effect of Exercise on Seasonal Affective Depression
Juljana Sinani

Children of Alcoholics with Anxiety: Therapy Treatment Assessment
Christy C. Nelson

Accuracy of the Memory of a Child as an Eyewitness
Cassandra Rosina


Editor: Yasmine L. Konheim-Kalkstein, Ph.D., yasmine.kalkstein@msmc.edu

Editor’s Acknowledgements: I thank Dr. Lawrence Force, Chair of the Division of Social Sciences and Mayde Pokorny in the Marketing Department at Mount Saint Mary College for their support. I also thank Andrew Byrne for his logo and design help.