Social Behavior and Personality: an international journal

Articles from Vol. 27, No. 5, 1999

Effects of Video Modeling of Self-Efficacy and Exercise Performance of COPD Patients
The purpose of this study was to study the effect of an exercise-based pulmonary rehabilitation program for persons with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Effects of a complemented video-modeling strategy were studied and compared to the...
Measurement of Influence of the Teacher's Personality on Students in the Classroom
The focus of this research is the assessment of pedagogical interaction as a dimension of the learning environment through the personal representation of a teacher in the student's personality, and the assessment of the nature and extent to which teachers...
Personality and Church Attendance among Female Hockey Players
A sample of 133 female hockey players completed the abbreviated Eysenck Personality Questionnaire together with information about their pattern of church attendance. The data confirm that church attendance is significantly associated with psychoticism...
Self-Presentation in Sport: Initial Development of a Scale for Measuring Athlete's Competitive Self-Presentation Concerns
Self-Presentation theory explains some of the underpinnings of anxiety/stress in competitive sport (Leary, 1992), James and Collins (1997) revealed that Competitive Self-Presentation Concerns (CSPC) are implicated in some competitive anxiety/stress experienced...
Social Relationships, Emotional Closeness, and Loneliness among Older Meal Program Participants
This study examines the social interactions older persons have with their children, spouses, and/ or friends, the perceived emotional closesness present in these social relationships and the extent to which these relationships influence feelings of loneliness....
The Different and the Same: Reexamining East and West in a Cross-Cultural Analysis of Values
Cross-cultural similarities and differences in human values were investigated. American and Japanese college students completed the terminal values portion of the Rokeach Value Survey. Consistent with past research, Japanese individuals tended to appreciate...
The Impact of Selected Psycho-Social Variables upon Employees' Organizational Commitment in the United Arab Emirates
This study aimed at analyzing some psycho-social factors which influence the commitment of 479 employees from different firms in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). Using the Organizational Commitment Scale (OCS), it was found that, amongst the participants,...
The Prediction of Gambling Behavior and Problem Gambling from Attitudes and Perceived Norms
The aims of this study were to characterise gambling attitudes and social norms among adult Australians, and to evaluate whether gambling behavior (frequency) and problem gambling could be predicted by a model combining attitudes and social influences....