Social Behavior and Personality: an international journal

Articles from Vol. 34, No. 6, 2006

A Description and Comparison of the Levels of Anxiety among College Administrators
Administrators, in general, are at greater risk of facing anxiety than are other people, due to their duties and responsibilities. In this study, both state and trait anxiety levels of college administrators were assessed and the administrators were...
Dispositional Predictors of Organizational Citizenship Behavior: Motives, Motive Fulfillment, and Role Identity
Constructs from a conceptual model of the volunteer process were applied to discretionary helping in the workplace (Organizational Citizenship Behavior or OCB). A total of 193 employees at 4 private companies completed anonymous surveys measuring amount...
Does Moral Reasoning Represent Sociomoral Structure or Political Ideology? a Further Exploration of the Relations between Moral Reasoning, Political Attitudes, Consistency of Moral Thought, and the Evaluation of Human Rights in Dutch Young Adults
The relations between moral reasoning and political attitudes were examined in a representative sample of 2520 Dutch adolescents and young adults. This study was repeated for a second, select sample, 210 Dutch university students. In the latter study...
Exploring the Motivation Factors of Charitable Giving and Their Value Structure: A Case Study of Seoul, Korea
This study explored the motivation factors of charitable giving and their value structure. Both qualitative and quantitative methods were employed. Six components were found which individually stand for the dimensions of the motivation factors of charitable...
Gender Differences in Anxiety among Undergraduates from Sixteen Islamic Countries
This study investigated gender differences in anxiety among volunteer undergraduates recruited from sixteen Islamic countries; Algiers, Egypt, Emirates, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Morocco, Oman, Pakistan, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Syria...
Gender Differences in Depression among Undergraduates from Seventeen Islamic Countries
This study investigated gender differences in depression among volunteer undergraduates (N = 8,538) recruited from 17 Islamic countries. The Beck Depression Inventory II (Beck, Steer, & Brown, 1996), was used in its Arabic form for all groups except...
Lay Prototypes of Illness among a Northern Sotho Community in South Africa
Illness representations have been shown to differ across cultures. The aim of the study was to study disease terminology and lay prototypes among a Northern Sotho community in South Africa. The sample for a free listing of disease terms included 41 (55%)...
Loneliness of People with Physical Disabilities
Physical disability has a profound effect on one's quality of life, social intercourse and emotional well-being. Loneliness has been found to be a frequent companion of those afflicted with chronic illnesses that result in physical disabilities. This...
Teachers' Expectations of the Impact of E-Learning on Kuwait's Public Education System
E-learning has emerged as a necessity to meet the challenges posed by the development of information technology and its potential for greater access to knowledge. E-learning technology is becoming more visible in schools in many parts of the world. Kuwait,...
University Students' Perceptions of, and Explanations for, Infidelity: The Development of the Infidelity Questionnaire (Infq)
To expose perceptions of - and explanations for - emotional and sexual infidelity, an Infidelity Questionnaire (INFQ) was developed for this study and was administered to university students. The structure of the INFQ included different causes under...