Social Behavior and Personality: an international journal

Articles from Vol. 28, No. 4, 2000

An Examination of the Effects of Linguistic Abilities on Communication Stress, Measured by Blinking and Heart Rate, during a Telephone Situation
The purpose of the present study was to examine the differences in communication stress responses, as they were affected by levels of linguistic ability, and measured by heart rate and blinking during a telephone communication. Nine female participants...
Assessment of Social Alienation: Psychometric Properties of the SACS-R
The psychometric properties of a revision of the Social Alienation from Classmates Scale for college students was examined. A number of constructs, and related measures, have been developed to address estrangement. Consistent with prior research on other...
Cognitive and Affective Reactions When Facing an Additional Delay While Waiting in Line: A Matter of Self-Consciousness Disposition
The objective of this study was to investigate the influence of self consciousness disposition on the cognitive and affective reactions of consumers when facing a delay. The study used written scenarios to investigate subjects' reactions while waiting...
Coping with Loneliness in Adolescence: A Cross-Cultural Study
The present study examined the influence of cultural background on adolescents' ability to cope with loneliness. Three hundred and six adolescents (13-18 yrs. old) from Canada and Portugal answered an 86 item questionnaire which examined the beneficial...
Family Environment and Self-Concept of Palestinian Youth Living in Jordanian Refugee Camps
This paper reports the findings from a study of some Palestinian youth living in Jordanian camps that are considered economically distressed social environments. Variables of interest included parental relationships, family functioning, and self-concept....
Physiological Hyperarousal as a Specific Correlate of Symptoms of Anxiety among Young Psychiatric Inpatients
Neuropsychological, cognitive, and factor-analytic models of anxiety and depression consistently view the physiological hyperarousal (PH) factor as a specific component of anxiety disorders and symptoms. In the present study, young psychiatric inpatients...
Self-Concept: The Generalizability of Research on the SDQ, Marsh/Shavelson Model and I/E Frame of Reference Model to United Arab Emirates Students
This study examined the structure of self concept (SC) and the internal/external (LIE) frame of reference model for elementary (n = 276) and junior high (n = 293) students in the United Arab Emirates. The results provided support for the multifaceted...
The Motivational Foundations and Behavioral Expressions of Three Narcissistic Styles
The motivational and behavioral underpinnings of three narcissistic styles were assessed. Participants completed measures of adaptive, maladaptive, and covert narcissism along with instruments assessing unconscious and conscious motives and patterns...
The Value of Socially Extrinsic vs. Intrinsic Outcomes: An Exploration of Americans for 1974 to 1994
Stimulated by a recent exchange theory of value (Emerson, 1987; Stolte, 1998), the research reported here used archived data from the National Opinion Research Center's General Social Survey (GSS)[1] to examine 1974-1994 trends in the value placed by...