Social Behavior and Personality: an international journal

Articles from Vol. 32, No. 5, 2004

Attitudes towards Condom Use for Prevention of HIV Infection in Botswana
Attitudes to condom use for prevention of HIV infection in Botswana were examined. Data collection was by personal interview of 1349 respondents throughout the country. Alcohol is believed to be the single main barrier to condom use. Others include:...
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Counselor Training, Anxiety, and Counseling Self-Efficacy: Implications for Training Psychology Students from the United Arab Emirates University
The impact of training on counseling self-efficacy and state and trait anxiety was examined in this study. One hundred and thirteen undergraduate psychology students from United Arab Emirates (UAE) University participated in this investigation. The experimental...
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Direct and Indirect Effects of Social Support on Psychological Well-Being
The aim of this study was to investigate the direct and indirect effects of social support on psychological well-being. Social support was evaluated under two different categories which were named as Aid-Related and Appreciation-Related Social Support....
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Human Values as Predictors for Political, Religious and Health-Related Attitudes: A Contribution towards Validating the Austrian Value Questionnaire (Avq) by Structural Equation Modeling
A representative Austrian sample (N = 421) received the Austrian Value Questionnaire (AVQ) as well as attitude scales measuring Patriotism, Nationalism, Authoritarianism, Religiosity and Sense of Coherence (SOC). By Structural Equation Modeling (SEM)...
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Personal and Situational Determinants of Relationship-Specific Perceptions of Social Support
This study explores personal (self-esteem, perceived stress, and depressive mood) and situational (undesirable life events) variables as determinants of relationship-specific perceptions of social support. Structural equation analyses from two-wave panel...
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The Effects of Situation and Learned Resourcefulness on Coping Responses
Learned resourcefulness theory suggests that people high in resourcefulness can minimize the negative effect of stress on their performance, therefore, they can do better than less resourceful individuals under stressful conditions (Rosenbaum, 1990)....
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The Psychological and Physiological Dynamics of a Simple Conversation
Two experiments examined several variables that influence first impressions between previously unacquainted, opposite gender participants. The first experiment investigated the relationship among measures of extroversion, cheerfulness, and attractiveness...
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The Psychological Disease Burden in Nepal and Its Relationship to Physical Health Problems
Psychological disorders are a substantial part of the disease burden in many developing countries, yet few health services are directed toward the detection and treatment of these disorders. The relationship between psychological disorders and physical...
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