Journal of Theory Construction and Testing

Journal of Theory Construction and Testing is a magazine specializing in Science topics.

Articles from Vol. 2, No. 2, Fall

A Grounded Theory of Women's Eating Patterns
Abstract: The grounded theory study reported in this article addressed the knowledge gap that exists regarding the way women eat. The purpose of the investigation was to generate a tentative theory of women's eating patterns from women's experiences...
Model Building for Knowledge Advancement
A bridge may be defined as a structure that spans and provides passage over a waterway, railroad or obstacle. A model also can be defined as a structure useful in spanning and providing passage of knowledge to overcome research obstacles, which make...
Testing a Model of Breast Cancer Prediction
Abstract: The prediction of breast cancer is problematic. The logical goal of breast cancer prediction is to identi individuals at risk, with the hope of controlling the disease through preventative interventions as possible. Currently, individual or...
Testing Beliefs and Barriers to Mammongram Screening in Urban African American Women Parishioners
Abstract: Breast screening by mammography is lower among African-American women age 50 years or older compared to Caucasian women and other ethnic/minority groups. In this pilot study the investigator tested the reliability and validity of two scales...
Toward a Derived Theory of Patient Satisfaction
Abstract: As health care providers compete in a more consumer-driven environment, understanding the phenomenon of patient satisfaction has gained greater importance. The purpose of this paper is to utilize the strategy of theory derivation to build a...