Social Behavior and Personality: an international journal

Articles from Vol. 28, No. 6, 2000

COnvergent Validity of the Depression-Happiness Scale with the Bradburn Affect Balance Scale
The aim of the present paper is to provide further evidence for the convergent validity of one such measure, the Depression-Happiness Scale (McGreal & Joseph, 1993; Joseph & Lewis, 1998). The Affect Balance Scale (Bradburn,1969), a measure which...
Herbrew Revised Eysenck Personality Questionnaire: Short Form )EPQR-S) and Abbreviated Form (EPQR-A)
A sample of 415 female Hebrew.speaking Israeli undergraduate students completed a Hebrew translation of the items of the EPQR-A and EPQR-S. The findings support the comparability of the two instruments and the reliability of the extraversion, neuroticism...
Heterosexual Adjustment among Women and Men with Non-Traditinal Gender Identities: Testing Predictins from Self-Verification Theory
Heterosexual individuals who engage in dyadic sex are guided by scripts that dictate expectations and behavior. In our culture, these sexual scripts are based on traditional gender roles in which women are primarily expressive and men are primarily instrumental....
Identity Characteristics of Groups with High and Low Spiritual Self-Identity
This study contributed to the construct validation of a four-factor model of self identity consisting of Spiritual, Personal/Social, Family, and Identification factors (Pedersen, 1994). Identity characteristics used in other research (Sampson,1978) were...
Making Decisions about Condoms: Whose Attitudes Is It Anyway?
Policy capturing was used to assess the relative influence of one's own attitudes and those of a sexual partner on decisions about condoms. Participants read vignettes describing a romantic encounter between themselves and a hypothetical date. Each vignette...
Order of Elicited Responses on a Questionnaire as a Measure of Topic Salience
Two studies among US college students (N^sub 1^ = 88; N^sub 2^ = 329) examined the relationship between the order in which responses are offered on a questionnaire and the ranked importance of those responses. Both studies found that approximately one...
The Effect of Same-Age and Mixed-Age Grouping in Day Care on Parent-Child Attachment Security
This pilot study investigates the effect on parent-child attachment relationships of same-age versus mixed-age grouping in daycare centers in the Netherlands. For 45 children in the age range of 2 to 6 years, parent-child attachment relationships were...
The Interaction Process between Teacher and Students: The Labeling of Students on the Basis of Relative Characteristics
Achievements of students in primary education have been the object of study over a long period. Both individual and contextual characteristics have proved their value for the prediction of these achievements. In this paper a theoretical model of the...
To Help or Not to Help: Capturing Individuals' Decision Policies
The arousal: cost-reward model of bystander intervention developed by Piliavin, Dovidio, Gaertner and Clark in 1981 was tested using a within-subjects "policy capturing" methodology. Four hundred and forty nine participants read 50 scenarios and reported...
Women's Personality Traits, Interpersonal Competence and Affection for Dating Partners: A Test of the Contextual Model
This study utilized the contextual model to examine the relationship between distal (FiveFactor Model of Personality), proximal (interpersonal competence), and affective outcome (love, liking) factors in women's perception of their dating relationships....

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