Social Behavior and Personality: an international journal

Articles from Vol. 32, No. 6, 2004

A Statistical Analysis of the Effects on Survivors of the 1999 Earthquake in Turkey
In the 17 August 1999 Kocaeli Earthquake about 20,000 people died and 3,000,000 were affected either directly or indirectly. A survey of earthquake victims in Kocaeli and Adapazari (two cities in North-Western Turkey) was conducted 8 months after this...
Factors Influencing Change Behavior: Risk Reduction for HIV Infection
Theoretically informed models are estimated that specify main and interaction effects of a general change to safer/healthier behavior. The subjects of this study are participants in an ongoing longitudinal panel study of adaptations to stress. The sample...
Multivariate Analysis of Perceived Dysfunction Ratings of Personality Disorder Symptoms
Dysfunction in personality disorder symptoms was assessed using multivariate techniques to analyse lay judges' (N = 216) ratings of occupational impairment, social impairment, and personal distress. Factor analysis revealed that ratings of occupational...
Self- and Best-Friend Assessments of Personality Vulnerability and Defenses in the Prediction of Depression
The associations are explored between personality vulnerability and the use of defense mechanisms in the prediction of depression. A nonclinical community sample of 187 respondents and their same-sex best friends reported on participants' personality...
Stability of Three Methods for Two-Dimensional Sociometric Status Determination Based on the Procedure of Asher, Singleton, Tinsley and Hymel
This study aimed at comparing the stability of three methods for two-dimensional sociometric status determination, including (1) the recently developed SSrat technique (Maassen, Akkermans, & Van der Linden, 1996), as well as (2) the procedure of...

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