Psychology and Behavioral Sciences

Volume 3, Issue 1, February 2014

  • Psychological Aspects of Resentment and Forgiveness

    Mkrtchyan Tsovinar Lenvelovna

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 1, February 2014
    Pages: 1-5
    Received: Dec. 07, 2013
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    Published: Dec. 30, 2013
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    Abstract: The phenomenon of offense and forgiveness are shown in the interpersonal relations in which two – the offender and the victim are involved. The method is under construction on a combination of a lecture, seminar and practical training. At students reconsideration of sensitivity is reflected in difficult cognitive processes in which the external and... Show More
  • Implication of Sexual Intention on Date Initiation in the Korean College Students

    Young-Mi Kim, Gahyun Youn

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 1, February 2014
    Pages: 6-11
    Received: Dec. 14, 2013
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    Published: Jan. 20, 2014
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    Abstract: This study is to delineate date initiation’s relevance to sexual intentions amongst the young people. The primary objective of this study is to confirm the presence of sex differences with regards to rating sexual intentions of the date-initiator when initiating for a date. The secondary objective is to confirm that the participants rated a higher ... Show More
  • Factor Structure, Validity and Reliability of the Massachusetts General Hospital Hair Pulling Scale

    Mehdi Rabiei, Masoud Nikfarjam, Kazem Khoramdel, Mohammad Taghi Movassagh

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 1, February 2014
    Pages: 12-16
    Received: Oct. 26, 2013
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    Published: Jan. 30, 2014
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    Abstract: The purpose of this study was to examine the factor structure, validity and reliability of the Massachusetts General Hospital Hair pulling Scale. Participants (304 male and 331 female) selected and the instruments of this study administered on them. Convergent validity of Massachusetts General Hospital Hair pulling Scale with the Obsessive–Compulsi... Show More
  • Behavior of People: Role of Extraversion and Loneliness

    Soma Parija, Asmita Shukla

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 1, February 2014
    Pages: 17-24
    Received: Jan. 03, 2014
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    Published: Jan. 30, 2014
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    Abstract: This empirical study demonstrates that extraversion and loneliness as important variables predicting depression, subjective happiness, satisfaction with life and online flow experience. Extraversion was categorized into two categories, namely high and low extraversion. Similarly loneliness was also categorized into high and low loneliness. Data was... Show More
  • Psychosocial Factors Influencing the Perception and Choice of Nursing as a Profession: A Study at Korle - Bu Nurses’ Training College

    Prudence Portia Mwini-Nyaledzigbor, Samuel Atindanbila, Gladstone F. Agbakpe, Edward Abasimi

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 1, February 2014
    Pages: 25-32
    Received: Jan. 10, 2014
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    Published: Feb. 20, 2014
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    Abstract: This paper explored the psychosocial factors influencing the perception and choice of nursing as a profession by student nurses. Three hundred and sixty student nurses (N=360) were systematically sampled from Korle - Bu Nurses’ Training College in the Accra Metropolis in Ghana. A self-designed questionnaire on the students’ perception of the nursin... Show More
  • The Relationship between Spatial Awareness and Mathematic Disorders in Elementary School Students with Learning Mathematic Disorder

    Ahmad Yarmohammadian

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 1, February 2014
    Pages: 33-40
    Received: Nov. 24, 2013
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    Published: Feb. 20, 2014
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    Abstract: This research was designed to study the relationship between spatial awareness with mathematic disorders, in elementary school students at grade three in Isfahan city. A sample of 60 students was selected from elementary schools. Spatial Awareness Questionnaire and Raven Intelligence Test were administered to the subjects. The results of stepwise r... Show More