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EXAMINING THE BURNOUT OF ACADEMICS IN RELATION TO JOB SATISFACTION AND OTHER FACTORS

EXAMINING THE BURNOUT OF ACADEMICS IN RELATION TO JOB SATISFACTION AND OTHER FACTORS Bilge, Filiz This study examined the relationships between burnout and job satisfaction of academics along with other related factors. The study group comprised 194 academics. The results demonstrated that the most important variable that predicts emotional exhaustion, depersonalization and personal accomplishment is […]

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A test of the contextual model

Women’s personality traits, interpersonal competence and affection for dating partners: A test of the contextual model Frissbie, Shauna H 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. Respondents (n=123 females) completed […]

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Flags as a new assessment of Mental Health Status

Flags as a new assessment of Mental Health Status Fatayer, Jawad A Mental health is examined from a social-psychological perspective based on years of clinical experience in USA and some Arab countries. Three hundred and fifty-two participated to examine the validity and the reliability of this new instrument. Eleven social-psychological variables, integrated with five central […]

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Further data on its reliability, validity, and metacognition correlates, The

Gudjonsson suggestibility scale (GSS): Further data on its reliability, validity, and metacognition correlates, The Merckelbach, Harald This article presents two studies in which the psychometricproperties and validity of the Gudjonsson Suggestibility Scale (GSS) were further investigated. Results of the first study (N = 40) indicate that the GSS has reasonable internal consistency. Additionally, a modest, […]

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Cross-cultural racism in South Africa

Cross-cultural racism in South Africa – dead or alive? Slabbert, Andre Race, discrimination, prejudice and stereotypes remain emotive words in numerous societies around the globe. Racism implies that a definitive social/psychological process exists through which individuals are categorised, despite the fact that there is often no clear delineation, and this causes chaos in setting evaluative […]

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A CROSS-CULTURAL COMPARISON OF DIFFERENT TYPES OF ATTACHMENT AND LONELINESS IN CANADIAN AND VISITING CHINESE STUDENTS, THE

UNIVERSALITY OF RELATIONSHIP CHARACTERISTICS: A CROSS-CULTURAL COMPARISON OF DIFFERENT TYPES OF ATTACHMENT AND LONELINESS IN CANADIAN AND VISITING CHINESE STUDENTS, THE DiTommaso, Enrico This study investigated the universality of loneliness and attachment in family, romantic and social relationships by comparing Canadian home students with Chinese visiting students. A total of 223 students completed measures assessing […]

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Pregnancy and changes in female sexual desire: A review

Pregnancy and changes in female sexual desire: A review Regan, Pamela C The recognition that sexual desire is associated with relationship quality and other important interpersonal experiences has led to a corresponding interest in identifying the correlates and causes of this aspect of human sexual response. Most researchers have focused on intraindividual factors, including hormonal […]

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effects of male age and physical appearance on evaluations of attractiveness, social desirability and resourcefulness, The

effects of male age and physical appearance on evaluations of attractiveness, social desirability and resourcefulness, The Perlini, Arthur H Younger women are perceived as possessing a host of socially desirable attributes, some of which are the same traits attributed to attractive women (Perlini, Bertolissi, & Lind, 1999). Evolutionary hypotheses would not predict similar patterns of […]

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Dynamics of gender-role and personality trait

Psychological androgyny and creativity: Dynamics of gender-role and personality trait Norlander, Torsten The present study was performed to describe the involvement of gender-role and personality traits in a cluster of tests to ascertain individuals’ creative ability. Participants were 200 students at Karlstad University. Five gender-role types, based upon masculinity/femininity scales were derived, namely the androgynic, […]

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A pilot study in Hong Kong, The

daily affect of heroin addicts in a therapeutic community: A pilot study in Hong Kong, The Moneta, Giovanni B The authors examined how heroin addicts’ affect varies in relation to perceived levels of challenges and skills in daily activities. Fourteen male residents of a therapeutic community completed 21 end-of-day diaries measuring affect. Unexpectedly, addicts had […]