Social Behavior and Personality: an international journal

Articles from Vol. 30, No. 5, 2002

Academic Satisfaction and Approaches to Learning among United Arab Emirates University Students
This study examined the relationship between students' academic satisfaction and approaches to learning. A total of 351 undergraduate students participated in this study. Study requirements and instructor treatment as two constructs of satisfaction predicted...
Childhood Unpredictability, Schemas for Unpredictability, and Risk Taking
The present paper describes a conceptual model of possible antecedents, markers, and consequences of unpredictability schemas, and outlines empirical support for the model. Early experiences, especially those pertaining to one's family, are the basis...
Factor Structure of Religious Problem-Coping Styles in an African Sample
The aim of the study was to determine the factor structure of the Religious Problem-Solving Scale in an African population. The sample included 624 students: 314 Grade 12, secondary school students and 310 third year social science university students...
Interpersonal versus Intrafamilial Predictors of Maladaptive Eating Attitudes in Young Women
This investigation examined associations between disordered eating attitudes and love-styles within interpersonal relationships, as well as between eating attitudes and intrafamilial relationships. A nonclinical sample of 258 undergraduate women was...
Modeling Effects in Student Drinking and Smoking, Revisited after 24 Years
A systematic replication is reported of a campus survey carried out in 1978. The present data (N = 100) indicate increased peer modeling effects for drinking, in which a respondent's intake of alcohol and drunkenness are both best predicted from the...
Performance during Stress: Affective Personality, Age, and Regularity of Physical Exercise
In order to study the role of stress upon performance as a function of age and personality type, participants were derived from three different occupational categories. Performance ability during stress and health condition of participants were studied...
Self-Disclosure and Friendship in Junior High School Students
Close relationship during adolescence plays an important role in the young person's overall psychological development. As the most important factor about the development of a close relationship, many studies have emphasized the role of self-disclosure....
Sexual Sensation Seeking and Risky Sexual Behavior among South African University Students
This study investigated the association between the personality dispositions of sexual sensation seeking (SSS) and nonsexual experience seeking (Non-SES), and risky sexual behaviors among 308 sexually active South African university students. The students...
Teacher Characteristics as Predictors of Teacher-Student Relationships: Stress, Negative Affect, and Self-Efficacy
Students' misbehavior has been consistently linked to teachers' reports of stress. The purpose of this study was to investigate whether or not teacher stress, negative affect, and self-efficacy predict the quality of student-teacher relationships. Participants...