Social Behavior and Personality: an international journal

Articles from Vol. 28, No. 1, 2000

An Exploratory Study of Violence, Substance Abuse, Disability, and Gender
Using a random sample of 1,876 individuals with disabilities, this study examines relationships between victimization as a result of violence, substance abuse, disability, and gender. Multivariate analyses reveal that women with disabilities are more...
Chinese and American Adolescents' Perceptions of the Purposes of Education and Beliefs about the World of Work
We studied and compared the views of Chinese and American high school students as to what attendance at school should achieve, and what brings success in work. The worlds of school and work were perceived by American students to be related, but not so...
Peer-Perceived Social Competence and Academic Achievement of Low-Level Educated Young Adolescents
This study focuses on the relationship between peer-rated social competence and academic success among teenagers of the lowest level of Dutch general secondary education. At this educational level, an uninterested or even a mildly depreciative attitude...
Personality and Emotional Correlates of Right-Wing Authoritarianism
Authoritarianism, the tendency to be hierarchical, conventional, and intolerant, has been implicated by research as an extreme feature of general right-wing ideology. The relationship between this ideological pattern and variables of personality and...
Relationship of Family Environment to Adolescents' Depression and Self - Concept
The study aimed at examining the relationships among family environment, depression and self-concept of adolescents in Hong Kong. A multi-domain perspective was adopted. The study involved a total of 2706 adolescents. Subjects were group administered...
The Contribution of Bodily Posture to Gender Stereotypical Impressions
The present study investigated the way in which the bodily posture, viz. the sitting position, of men and women contributes to gender stereotypical impressions. We expected that men would more often adopt a "wide" sitting position (legs apart and arms...
The Effects of Alcohol Intake and Induced Frustration upon Art Vandalism
This study was designed to examine the interactive effects between alcohol-intake and frustration effects upon art vandalism. 100 subjects, 50 men and 50 women, were randomly assigned to five experimental conditions (Control, Alcohol, Alcohol+Frustration,...
The Role of Sexual Desire and Sexual Activity in Dating Relationships
Previous research indicates that adults believe that sexual desire and sexual activity play different roles in love relationships. Little research, however, has been conducted to document the presumed differences between these two aspects of human sexual...