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Social Behavior and Personality: an international journal

Articles from Vol. 33, No. 6, 2005

Acquaintance Rape, Ego-Identity Achievement, and Locus of Control
One hundred and thirteen women participated in a study of the relationship between acquaintance rape, ego-identity achievement, and locus of control. Results showed that, compared to women who had not been assaulted, survivors of acquaintance rape reported...
Do Optimism, Social Network Richness, and Submissive Behaviors Predict Well-Being? Study with a Turkish Sample
Optimism, submissive behaviors, richness of social network and demographic variables were examined as predictors of psychological well-being among a cohort of Turkish people (N = 376) using a Turkish version (Sahin & Durak, 1994). of the Brief Symptom...
Evidence for Differentiating between Anxiety and Depression in Turkish College Students
The relationship between the constructs of depression and anxiety were examined with 443 Turkish college students. Significant correlations were found. Factor analyses computed with state and trait anxiety, as defined as the State-Trait Anxiety Inventory...
Gender and Self-Perceptions of Social Power
Using data from undergraduates we found that financial resources, intelligence and having responsibility were important sources of social power. Consistent with traditional gender norms, women were more likely than were men to perceive social power from...
Relationship between Job Characteristics and Organizational Citizenship Behavior: The Mediational Role of Job Satisfaction
Despite the numerous studies on the antecedents of organizational citizenship behavior (OCB), relatively few researchers have examined the effects of job characteristics on OCB. The aims of this study were to investigate the relationship between job...
RELIABILITY AND VALIDITY OF THE WORKAHOLISM BATTERY (Work-BAT): TURKISH FORM
The aim of this study was to determine the reliability and validity of the Turkish version of the Workaholism Battery (Spence & Robbins, 1992). The original scale was translated into Turkish and then administered to 175 working graduates. Confirmatory...
Risk Factors for Suicidal Behavior: Psychosocial Risk Models with Turkish Adolescents
This study aimed to test three different suicide models for adolescents residing in a Turkish City, Batman. A total of 605 adolescents from five different high schools participated in this study (M=411, F=190, sex of 4 participants not recorded). A Psychosocial...
Suicidal Ideation in Turkish Adolescents
This paper primarily aims to examine the impacts of sociodemographic and risk factors (smoking cigarettes, alcohol and substance use) as well as school achievement and anxietydepression on suicidal ideation of Turkish adolescents. Focussing on a nonclinical...
Why Educational Innovations Fail: An Individual Difference Perspective
Educational innovations often burst onto the scene and are widely adopted. Later they are abandoned in frustration and disillusionment in favor of some new nostrum. In this paper the arguement is that this problem is rooted in the failure of researchers...