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Dong, Xiaohan (author)
Math Anxiety (MA) is some of the most notable mental health issues. The causes and development of MA are complex and inconclusive. This study highlighted that language patterns differ between people with high and low MA. Especially, the word categories positive emotion, insight, articles and linguistic dimensions. This study included two...
master thesis 2023
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STAVROU, SOFIA (author)
Maintaining a healthy eating behavior can be challenging, especially under stressful situations. Self-control plays a pivotal role in this struggle, since it allows one to resist immediate desires in pursuit of higher-level goals. The level of self-control can differ among individuals, with varying degrees of “strength”. This strength can be...
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GOPALAKRISHNAN, KIRAN (author)
In addition to the physiological alterations that occur relatively predictably during pregnancy, psychological transformations also occur at the same time. The baby is developing, but so are a mother's fears and imaginations about her unborn child. Such imaginations about the unborn child and parenting methods are sure to evoke a range of...
master thesis 2022
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Vermeulen, Romy (author)
Reducing meat consumption is considered a crucial and urgent element in terms of reaching climate targets, public health and the protection of animal welfare. Especially in industrialised countries, it is considered the most important recommendation in the field of sustainable food consumption. The transition is difficult to realise, as meat...
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Xing, Yuxin (author)
Nowadays, mental illnesses are universal around the globe. However, compared with developed countries, the health budget assigned to mental health is much lower in low-income or developing countries (Mnookin et al., 2016). Even in China, a country with a large population, the epidemiological data on mental health (anxiety and depression) are too...
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Yuan, Rui (author)
Mental disorders are now becoming prevalent illnesses. More than 1 billion people globally were affected by mental and addictive disorders in 2016, which caused 7% of all global burden of disease (Rehm & Shield, 2019). Among those mental disorders, anxiety disorders and depression rank at the top. GAD is the most common...
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Ryan, Emily (author)
Over recent decades there have been advances in the research behind adaptive policy approaches. More recently, emerging qualitative approaches for managing deep uncertainty has drawn the attention of planners in the water industry, particularly in water utilities. Despite interest from both the water industry and the research community to see...
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Türk, Berkay (author)
Open research data sharing and reuse can bring more transparency to the research, save researcher time by preventing repetitive data collection processes, and lead to more collaborations. However, open...
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Puchali Karvat, Malavika (author)
Dietary habits refer to the set of choices or decisions one makes regarding the foods consumed. They include choices and decisions on what to eat when to eat, how much to eat, and where to eat. Taste preferences, food diversity, frequency of meal consumption, portion sizes, snacking behavior, and meal skipping all have an impact on this....
master thesis 2021
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Van Damme, Elvira (author)
Accidents in buildings happen frequently and if people are not evacuated in time, this can have major consequences. The behaviour of building occupants is one of the most critical determinants herein. <br/>Evacuation behaviour consists of two phases: the response phase and the evacuation movement phase. During the response phase, a building...
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Timmers, Samuel (author)
The IPCC report of August 2021 calls for an immediately reduction in greenhouse gas emissions. Without changing the world’s diets, even if we stop all fossil fuel emissions today, we would still not be able to maintain global warming below 1.5°C. The EU has set out their strategy for reducing agricultural emissions in the Farm to Fork Strategy,...
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Kaufmann, Felix (author)
Increasing flexibility requirements and skill gaps resulting from today’s world of globalisation and digitisation pose constant challenges for manufacturing companies. Augmented Reality (AR) applications offer an efficient way to overcome these tensions by enhancing the interaction between people and technology. However, individual models in the...
master thesis 2021
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Herzog, Rico (author)
In the wake of more inclusive and sustainable cities, as targeted in the UN’s Sustainable Development Goal 11, public administrators and urban planners aspire to incorporate the pluralism of public values into decision making. Although theoretical work exists since the 1990, public values and their conflicts are yet to be empirically identified...
master thesis 2021
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Mertens, Marceau (author)
Evacuation strategies are critical in preventing casualties during emergency evacuations in buildings. As large-scale gatherings and high crowd densities in buildings occur more often, the need of relevant and effective evacuation strategies emerges. However, the domain of research that tries to identify possible ways to improve evacuation, i.e....
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Nikita Belliappa, Nikita (author)
Depression is one of the most common mental health disorders affecting people from different age groups, societies, communities, and countries. Many countries lack awareness about psychological disorders and there is a scarcity of good mental healthcare facilities available globally. Medical practitioners recognise depression by analysing the...
master thesis 2021
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Kooijman, Julia (author)
In the last decade many development projects focused on agricultural development, wherein smallholder farmers are challenged to change their traditional practices and make use of new technologies and techniques. However, it is seen that smallholder farmers are not able or willing to apply learned practices or increase production. One reason for...
master thesis 2021
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Christodoulou, Vaso (author)
Risk management, a process aiming to decrease or eliminate the likelihood and impact of unwanted effects on a project during its lifecycle, has become highly significant due to complexity, uncertainties and high competition. Numerous tools and techniques have been developed for successfully implementing risk management. However, risk is...
master thesis 2021
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Ciovati, Andrea (author)
Chatbots have been considered as one of the leading technologies in the e-commerce domain as virtual shopping assistants able to guide customers throughout the entire shopping experience automatically. However, this technology is currently registering a high failure rate, and several users are still skeptical of its effectiveness. One of the...
master thesis 2020
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Mazza, Maria Chiara (author)
Anxiety is one of the most widespread and dangerous mental health disorders in developed and underdeveoped countries, affecting a wide number of college students all over the world. If not correctly treated in time, it might procure irreparable damages in people’s life, leading to drastic consequenses such as depression and suicidal intentions....
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Georgiev, Martin (author)
Digital technologies have enabled uninterrupted mass persuasive communications everywhere and anytime, aiming at convincing people to change their beliefs, thoughts, and behaviors. Research has shown that persuasive technologies are most effective when the messages and means are tailored to people’s recipients’ unique characteristics,...
master thesis 2020
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