Canadian Journal of Behavioural Science

Canadian Journal of Behavioural Science is a magazine focusing on Canadian Behavioural Science

Articles from Vol. 29, No. 1, January

A Multidimensional Scaling Analysis of Managerial Third-Party Conflict Intervention Strategies
A Multidimensional Scaling Analysis of Managerial Third - Party Conflict Intervention StrategiesAbstractMultidimensional scaling analysis was used to investigate the underlying dimensional structure of 21 third - party conflict management strategies...
Parent/child Relationships in Single-Parent Families
Parent/Child Relationships in Single - Parent FamiliesAbstractThe growing number of single - parent families has not been matched by an increase in our understanding of their family functioning. This study examined parent/child perceptions of relationships...
Personality, Negative Social Interactions, and Depressive Symptoms
Personality, Negative Social Interactions, and Depressive SymptomsAbstractThe present study examined the associations among the frequency of negative social interactions, personality traits, and depressive symptoms in university students. Subjects completed...
Supportive vs Defensive Communications in Depression: An Assessment of Coyne's Interactional Model
Supportive vs. Defensive Communications in Depression: An Assessment of Coyne's Interactional ModelAbstractCoyne's (1976a) model of depression maintains that depression worsens through specific interpersonal interactions. To examine certain descriptive...
The Effects of Task Importance and Publicness on the Relation between Goal Difficulty and Performance
The Effects of Task Importance and Publicness on the Relation Between Goal Difficulty and PerformanceAbstractIn a laboratory study using undergraduate students (N = 200), perceived task importance was found to moderate the relationship between goal level...
The Impact of Gun Control on Suicide and Homicide across the Life Span
The Impact of Gun Control on Suicide and Homicide Across the Life SpanAbstractOne tactic which has been suggested to prevent suicide and homicide is to restrict the availability of lethal means for these acts. The effectiveness of this tactic over the...
The Varying Effect of Individualism-Collectivism on Preference for Methods of Conflict Resolution
The Varying Effect of Individualism - Collectivism on Preference for Methods of Conflict ResolutionAbstractPrevious research (e.g., Leung, 1987) established that people from individualistic societies tend to show a high preference for confrontational...
When Is a Request for Assisted Suicide Legitimate? Factors Influencing Public Attitudes toward Euthanasia
When Is A Request for Assisted Suicide Legitimate? Factors Influencing Public Attitudes Toward EuthanasiaAbstractA mail survey of 810 Greater Vancouver Area residents investigated how the public's acceptance of a request for euthanasia was influenced...