Psychology and Behavioral Sciences

Volume 2, Issue 3, June 2013

  • Social Capital of Urban Settlement

    Andarita Rolalisasi, Happy Santosa, Ispurwono Soemarno

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 3, June 2013
    Pages: 83-88
    Received: Apr. 28, 2013
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    Published: Jun. 10, 2013
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    Abstract: This is a literature review on social capital that hold together the community of settlement where people live in. It will discuss the spatial aspect of architectural behavior to conduct the theory framework. The methods used are qualitative analysis and literature review on the subjects of social capital, urban settlement, and kampung. Through a r... Show More
  • Territoriality in the Traditional Context

    Fuad Zubaidi, Happy Ratna Santosa, Muhammad Faqih

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 3, June 2013
    Pages: 89-95
    Received: May 06, 2013
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    Published: Jun. 10, 2013
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    Abstract: This research is a literature study which discusses the concept of territoriality space theory. The observation focus in the context of traditional settlement, which emphasize on the social and cultural aspect that related to the social system and physical culture in traditional settlement context. The aim of this study to seek and uncover gap know... Show More
  • The Consequences of Neglect in Children: Neurocognitive Comparisons Among Conduct Disordered and Non-Conduct Disordered Youth Residing in Foster-Care with That of Children from Intact Families

    David M. Compton

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 3, June 2013
    Pages: 96-105
    Received: May 27, 2013
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    Published: Jun. 30, 2013
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    Abstract: Children (n = 85) between the ages of 6 and 16 were administered two tests of source monitoring proficiency, one an external source test and the second an internal source test. In addition, the children were assessed using the Children's Category Test (CCT), the Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children-Third Edition (WISC-III), and the Wisconsin Ca... Show More
  • Logic, Psyche and Biology

    Philip Dammen

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 3, June 2013
    Pages: 106-111
    Received: May 14, 2013
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    Published: Jun. 30, 2013
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    Abstract: This article presents a logical analysis of how mentally rooted psychological diseases are constructed and what occurs mentally when a psychological change takes place as a result of treatment. Logical analysis is an approach that can be used to develop a scientific understanding of mentally rooted problems. The experience of mental distress seems ... Show More
  • A Comparison of the Loneliness Levels of Turkish University Students in Terms of Internet Use

    Şuheda ÖZBEN

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 3, June 2013
    Pages: 112-116
    Received: May 23, 2013
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    Published: Jun. 30, 2013
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    Abstract: The objective of this research was to compare the loneliness levels of Turkish university students in terms of Internet use. This was a descriptive and comparative study involving a total of 525 students in Izmir, 258 female and 267 male, who participated voluntarily. The instruments were the personal information form and the UCLA loneliness scale,... Show More
  • Meeting High Standards: The Effect of Perfectionism on Task Performance, Self-Esteem, and Self-Efficacy in College Students

    Brandy M. Chufar, Terry F. Pettijohn II

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 3, June 2013
    Pages: 117-123
    Received: Jun. 18, 2013
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    Published: Jul. 10, 2013
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    Abstract: Perfectionism is currently believed to be a multidimensional construct. This study focused on the perspective that perfectionism has both positive and negative qualities. Specifically, this study predicted that adaptive perfectionists would perform better on a task and have higher levels of self-esteem and self-efficacy than maladaptive perfectioni... Show More
  • Relationships between Self-Esteem and Marital Satisfaction among Women

    Zahra Yadalijamaloye, Elham Naseri, Mojgan Shoshtari, Mohamad Khaledian, Razeye Ahrami

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 3, June 2013
    Pages: 124-129
    Received: Jun. 15, 2013
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    Published: Jul. 20, 2013
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    Abstract: This study explores relationships between self-esteem and marital satisfaction among women in Najafabad and Fuladshahr in Iran. The case study was 757 women (381 respondents in Najafabad and 376 in Fuladshahr) who were married for at least 3 years. Findings show that there is a significant relation between age of women, marriage duration and marita... Show More
  • Identifying types of Mental Health Problems and Aggression among Security Guards: Are they Totally Safe

    Affizal Ahmad, Nurul Hazrina Mazlan

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 3, June 2013
    Pages: 130-137
    Received: Jun. 14, 2013
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    Published: Jul. 20, 2013
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    Abstract: Security guards give service within several ranges of tasks. In the line of duty in various work settings, guards may be expected to maintain order and to detain criminal violators while appointed to a single property or placed on patrol for various sites or territories. Concisely, a security guard may encounter a variety of situations, locations, ... Show More
  • Child Marriages in Uganda after Enacting the Death Penalty for Defilement

    Yovani Moses A. Lubaale

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 3, June 2013
    Pages: 138-147
    Received: Jun. 26, 2013
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    Published: Jul. 30, 2013
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    Abstract: In 1990 at the climax of the HIV and AIDS epidemic in Uganda, the government repealed sections of the law in order to protect population from infection of HIV/AIDS especially the children. This paper is thus based on the 2002 Uganda Population and Housing Census which was conducted 12 years after the enactment of the law. The results showed that 4.... Show More