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Re: WARNING: Moon Especially Powerful This Week
« Reply #40 on: May 07, 2012, 11:44:06 AM »
Roman, E.M., Soriano, G., Fuentes, M., Luz-Galvez, & M.,Fernandez, C. (2004). The influence of the full moon on the number of admissions related to gastrointestinal bleeding. International Journal of Nursing Practice. 10(6), 296.


John, have you actually read this paper, or did you just pull this quote from notes section of a Wikipedia page?
Quote from: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lunar_effect#Notes
   1. ^ a  b  Iosif, A. & Ballon, B. (2005). Bad moon rising: the persistent belief in lunar connections to madness. CMAJ, 173, 1498-1500.
   2. ^ Barr, W. (2000). Lunacy revisited: The influence of the moon on mental health and quality of life. Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Service, 38 28-35.
  3. ^ Roman, E.M., Soriano, G., Fuentes, M., Luz-Galvez, & M.,Fernandez, C. (2004). The influence of the full moon on the number of admissions related to gastrointestinal bleeding. International Journal of Nursing Practice. 10(6), 296.
   4. ^ Epilepsy & Behavior, Vol 13(3), Oct 2008. pp. 549-550
   5. ^ a b Kelly, Ivan; Rotton, James; Culver, Roger (1986), "The Moon Was Full and Nothing Happened: A Review of Studies on the Moon and Human Behavior", Skeptical Inquirer 10 (2): 129–43 . Reprinted in The Hundredth Monkey - and other paradigms of the paranormal, edited by Kendrick Frazier, Prometheus Books. Revised and updated in The Outer Edge: Classic Investigations of the Paranormal, edited by Joe Nickell, Barry Karr, and Tom Genoni, 1996, CSICOP.
   6. ^ Abell, George; Greenspan, Bennett (1979), "The Moon and the Maternity Ward", Skeptical Inquirer 3 (4): 17–25  Reprinted in Paranormal Borderlands of Science, edited by Kendrick Frazier, Prometheus Books, ISBN 0-87975-148-7.
   7. ^ Marshall, Konrad (2007-05-02), "Must be a Full Moon", The Florida Times-Union: C–1, http://www.jacksonville.com/tu-online/stories/050207/met_167098253.shtml
   8. ^ Carroll 2003 Robert Todd Carroll (2003), The Skeptic's Dictionary: A Collection of Strange Beliefs, Amusing Deceptions, and Dangerous Delusions, John Wiley & Sons, ISBN 0-471-27242-6  Available online here.
  9. ^ Roman, E.M., Soriano, G., Fuentes, M., Luz-Galvez, M.,Fernandez, C. (2004) The influence of the full moon on the number of admissions related to gastrointestinal bleeding. International Journal of Nursing Practice. Vol. 10;6, p296.
  10. ^ #Y127; 24% of the U.S. Presidential Vote swayed by the Full Moon effect
  11. ^ toledoblade.com - Analysis shines light on full moon, crime
  12. ^ Skeptic's Dictionary and Refuge: Mass Media Bunk
  13. ^ "Police busy for full moon". The Kentucky Post (E. W. Scripps Company). 2002-01-29. Archived from the original on 2007-07-06. http://web.archive.org/web/20070706203651/http://www.kypost.com/2002/jan/29/chase012902.html.
  14. ^ Attewill, Fred (2007-06-05). "Police link full moon to aggression". The Guardian (London). http://www.guardian.co.uk/uk_news/story/0,,2095945,00.html. Retrieved 2010-05-11.
  15. ^ http://www.stuff.co.nz/4392942a11.html
  16. ^ Hansard, 14 Oct 2009 : Column 414


I don't remember offhand, but I imagine I saw it on wikipedia and looked up the appropriate article.
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