Social Behavior and Personality: an international journal

Articles from Vol. 34, No. 3, 2006

Correlates and Consequences of Anger at Their Children in Immigrant Turkish Women
This study was conducted in order to determine and explain the anger of mothers in reaction to their relations with their children, as well as how to deal with this anger. The sample was taken from 539 volunteers living in Antalya, who were married women...
Gender Differences in Performance on the Stroop Test
This study assessed differences in gender performance among Kuwaiti male and women on the Stroop Test (Stroop, 1935). Participants were 504 university students, 122 men and 382 women (age M= 21:0, SD= 2.7 yrs). Prior studies have shown that females by...
Investigating the Compass of Shame: The Development of the Compass of Shame Scale
The way in which one copes with, or defends against, shame has important implications. The Compass of Shame Scale (CoSS) was developed to assess use of the four shame-coping styles described by Nathanson (1992): Attack Self, Withdrawal, Attack Other,...
Investigation of Early Separation Anxiety Symptom Levels in Turkish Young Adults
This study aimed to determine whether the early separation anxiety symptom levels of young adults differ according to their personal and familial characteristics. It is retrospective. The sample consisted of 284 university students attending Anadolu...
Measuring Moral Imagination
This study describes the development of a moral imagination (MI) scale. The data were obtained from 491 participants from various organizations. A 29-item Likert-type scale of moral imagination was constructed and shown to be free of socially desirable...
Measuring Social Stereotypes with the Photo Projective Method
This study aimed to measure social stereotypes with the Photo Projective Method (PPM) developed by Noda (1988). PPM is a new technique based on a projective method to capture perceived environments by photographs. Ten university students were provided...
Mmpi-2/a Assessed Personality Differences in People Who Do, and Do Not, Stutter
The Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory (MMPI-2 and MMPI-A) was administered to 60 subjects who stutter (SWS) and to 60 matched subjects who do not stutter (SWNS). Computer scored results indicate a statistically significant (p = .017) greater...
Sexuality of 16- to 17- Year-Old South Africans in the Context of Hiv/aids
The aim of this study was to better understand the sexuality of youth in the context of HIV/ AIDS in South Africa. Participants (400 male and 400 female 16- and 17- year-olds) 400 were from rural and 400 from urban areas, and almost all were of African...