Social Behavior and Personality: an international journal

Articles from Vol. 33, No. 8, 2005

An Exploration of Identity Re-Creation in the Context of Internet Dating
This research explored the identity re-creation process as it occurs via the consumption of Internet dating services. Informants were interviewed about how they use their posted dating profiles to explore aspects of their own identities and about the...
Are "Good Soldiers" Safety Conscious? an Examination of the Relationship between Organizational Citizenship Behaviors and Perception of Workplace Safety
This study examined the relationship between safety climate and organizational citizenship behaviors (OCB). It involved a comparative analysis between workers active in citizenship behaviors and their colleagues who were passive or inactive regarding...
Attachment as a Predictor of Friendship Qualities in College Youth
This study examined the relationship between adult attachment style and friendship qualities in a sample of 330 undergraduates using the Adult Attachment Measure (Hazan & Shaver, 1987) and the Friendship Qualities Scale (Bukowski, Hoza, & Boivin,...
Prevalence of Deliberate Self-Harm in Teenage Students in the State of Guanajuato, Mexico: 2003
The presence of deliberate self-harm (DSH) among adolescents in Guanajuato State in 2003 was identified by sex, age, educational attainment and health jurisdiction and the characteristics were described by sex according to number of times, age of only/first/last...
Separating Gender Biases in Screening and Selecting Candidates for Hiring and Firing
A two-stage procedure (consideration set formation and final choice) was used to track the emergence of gender biases in hiring and firing decisions. Participants were allowed to select their own strategy for narrowing choice options (which candidates...
Sources of Social Activity of People with Visual and Motor Impairments
The goal of the rehabilitation process is the return of individuals with disabilities to active life. The results of these investigations, and of others conducted under the supervision of this researcher, point out the essential elements that release...
The Influence of Family Religiosity on Adolescent Substance Use According to Religious Preference
The aim in doing this research was to identify whether or not family religiosity is protective against adolescent substance use (tobacco, alcohol, and illicit drugs) according to selected religious preferences. A cross-sectional survey of students ages...