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SOCIAL SUPPORT CONCEPTUALISATIONS AND INTIMATE RELATIONSHIPS

Social support has been conceptualized in a number of ways, ranging from broad definitions about exchanges between individuals to specific taxonomies defining distinct support categories. Broadly defined, social support involves receiving advice, expressions of empathy and concern, and tangible aid from one’s social network. Furthermore, social support involves the subjective perceptions of the individual about the 

DIETING, THE SELF, AND RELATIONSHIP FUNCTIONING

  THE ROLE OF INDIVIDUAL DIFFERENCES. Dieting and self functioning. Women of all ages and stages diet in a periodic fashionusing healthy dieting techniques. Further, the use of these dieting techniques is related to negative psychological outcomes (such as depression) regardless of weight status. It is possible that women may initially use healthy dieting behaviours in

DIETING AND EATING DISORDERS

Dieting techniques and eating disorders.  According to the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, eating disorders are characterized by severe disturbances in both eating behaviour and the perception of body shape and weight. Eating Disturbances may include restriction of food intake, binge eating, and compensatory mechanisms such as self-induced vomiting, laxative misuse, and excessive

WEIGHT-LOSS EFFORTS

Weight-loss treatment programs Numerous weight-loss treatment programs have been developed with a range of success in their outcomes. Psychotherapy for weight-loss tends to utilise cognitive-behavioural therapy techniques, focusing on healthy cognitions surrounding food, eating, and exercise. More specifically, however, drug and surgery weight-loss treatments were more effective in producing short and long-term weight-loss than psychotherapeutic

WOMEN WEIGHT-LOSS MOTIVATION

More women than men want to lose weight, and this weight-loss desire is the driving force behind the higher levels of body dissatisfaction and eating problems in women. But why do so many women want to lose weight? French and Jeffery reported that weight status is strongly linked to dieting attempts. Overweight women are more

SEASONAL DIFFERENCES AT TONGA ISLAND

There was also a decrease in the number of seals swimming at Tonga Island. Early in the season (Nov-Dec), the majority of the seals swimming were bulls moving between territories to challenge for the territory. There were few seals in the water at anyone time in comparison to later in the season. After pupping and

COMMERCIAL SWIM-WITH-SEAL PROGRAMMES

Seal swims are becoming more popular as a summer tourist attraction, with one commercial seal swim at Tonga Island and three at Kaikoura. Seal swims were observed at both Tonga Island and Kaikoura in order. to assess whether organized swim programmes are impacting the seals in any way. The proportion of seals interacting, showing no

WHAKAMOA TOURISM DESTINATION

Whakamoa is located on the southern side of Bank’s Peninsula. Access to breeding and haul-out sites is restricted, as the surrounding land is privately owned. The study area was divided into two sub sites (Whakamoa Bay and Island Bay). Observations were carried out from the cliffs above the sites (50 m high in Whakamoa, approximately

TONGA ISLAND TOURIST DESTINATION

Tonga Island is one of the five largest islands in Abel Tasman National Park, located northwest of Nelson. New Zealand fur seals have been breeding on Tonga Island since approximately 1988. The island is a popular site for viewing seals by kayak and boat. The entire park attracts around 180,000 people annually, many of whom

KAIKOURA – POPULAR TOURIST DESTINATION

Currently there are five permitted tour operators that specifically target fur seal colonies along the Kaikoura coast. There are also three tour operators who primarily target cetaceans for viewing, however they often take tourists to view seals if their primary targets, sperm whales and dusky dolphins, are not found. Helicopter and aeroplane viewing do not

PREVIOUS TOURISM IMPACT STUDIES

Of the studies focusing on the impacts of tourism on specific animals, even fewer have focused on marine animals. Much of the recent work investigating the impacts of tourism on marine species has focused on cetaceans and sea birds. Many studies of seal behaviour have commented on the responses of seals to humans but very

BIOLOGICAL CONCERNS ABOUT THE IMPACT OF TOURISM ON FUR SEALS

Tourist disturbance can potentially impact the target species on both short and longterm scales. Short-term changes are immediate and often easily observable behavioural responses, however, these short-term changes may actually lead to long term changes that are more subtle but may impact negatively on the biology of the animal in question. New Zealand :fur seals
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