Social Behavior and Personality: an international journal

Articles from Vol. 30, No. 3, 2002

Application of Planned Behavior Theory to Predicting Volunteer Enrollment by College Students in a Campus-Based Program
The present study tested two hypotheses derived from the theory of planned behavior regarding volunteer enrollment by college students in a campus-based program. Undergraduates (N = 647) enrolled in eight sections of Introduction to Psychology received...
Arabic Psychiatry and Psychology: The Physician Who Is a Philosopher and the Physician Who Is Not a Philosopher: Some Cultural Considerations
The major focus of this article is to examine the current status of Arab psychiatry as practised today and to provide some historical, theoretical, clinical, and research issues using cross-culrural comparisons as a backdrop to the argument. The paper...
Coming Unglued? Workplace Characteristics, Work Satisfaction, and Family Cohesion
Many studies that make use of the spillover model of work and family cite anecdotal stories about how a reduction in work-family spillover will directly enhance family relations. The authors argue that while work-family fit is certainly important, this...
Comparison of Chinese-Australian and Anglo-Australian Environmental Attitudes and Behavior
This study examined the environmental behavior and attitudes of Chinese-Australians, in comparison with Anglo-Australians, using a survey methodology. Two hundred and three Anglo-Australians and 98 Chinese-Australians participated. The results indicated...
Individual Differences in Mindscapes and Attitudes: An Exploratory Cross-Cultural Study
In order to elicit correlates of Maruyama's (1992) mindscape types, 144 respondents from Germany, the Netherlands and the Republic of Georgia (70 men, 74 women, 48 from each country) were given TOB figures and mindscape pictures. Furthermore, their attitudes...
Psychometric Properties and Construct Validity of a Spanish Language Scale for Screening Antisocial Personality
The psychometric properties and construct validity of a Spanish self-report scale for screening antisocial personality (ASP) are evaluated. Evidence for validity was sought by comparing a household and an emergency room (ER) sample. Nine hundred and...
Sense of Self in the New Millennium: Male and Female Student Responses to the TST
The Twenty Statements Test (TST) measures how an individual locates the self within a social system, while providing an index of differentially organized self-related information across individuals. The TST was utilized to follow changes in North American...
The Parents of Successful Secondary School Students of Turkish and Moroccan Background in the Netherlands: Parenting Practices and the Relationship with Parents
The present study focuses on academically successful 17 year old adolescents of Turkish and Moroccan background in the Netherlands. The parenting practices of their parents are examined along with the students' relationships with their parents. One hundred...
The Regulation of Self-Efficacy and Attributional Feedback on Motivation
Self-efficacy and attributional feedback are important cognitive factors that influence the formation of motivation. This research examines the principle of motivation formation by subjects who have different levels of self-efficacy and who get different...
Towards Explaining the Association between Shyness and Loneliness: A Path Analysis with American College Students
Numerous studies have observed a robust correlation between shyness and loneliness but few have attempted to explain why this relationship exists. This study assessed the extent to which variables associated with self-presentation approaches to shyness...