Psychology and Behavioral Sciences

Volume 3, Issue 4, August 2014

  • The Effect of Child Abuse on Children’s Psychological Health

    Kingsley Nyarko, Christopher M. Amissah, Prince Addai, Believe Quaqoo Dedzo

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 4, August 2014
    Pages: 105-112
    Received: 1 June 2014
    Accepted: 3 July 2014
    Published: 20 July 2014
    Abstract: The study examines the impact of child abuse on children’s psychological health. Child abuse was defined as physical and psychological abuses against children whilst psychological health was defined in relation to children’s self-esteem, depression, and anxiety. 109 children were purposively sampled to partake in the study. The sample consisted of ... Show More
  • Emotionality Activity Sociability and Impulsivity (EASI) Survey: Psychometric Properties and Assessment Biases of the Japanese Version

    Toshinori Kitamura, Yukiko Ohashi, Mariko Minatani, Megumi Haruna, Mikihiko Murakami, Yoshitaka Goto

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 4, August 2014
    Pages: 113-120
    Received: 26 July 2014
    Accepted: 8 August 2014
    Published: 20 August 2014
    Abstract: Background: The EASI Survey, a 20-item parent report, was one of the first instruments developed to measure children’s temperament. Methods: We performed an exploratory factor analysis (EFA) of the EASI items in a randomly halved population of Japanese fathers (n = 237) and mothers (n = 412) of children under four years of age. The factor structure... Show More
  • Emotional Instability Trait of Personality and Different Levels of Employment Status among Youth

    Brijesh Kumar Upadhayay

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 4, August 2014
    Pages: 121-125
    Received: 30 June 2014
    Accepted: 18 August 2014
    Published: 30 August 2014
    Abstract: The present paper is a modest attempt to study the emotional instability trait of personality among different levels of employment status in youth within the age group of 26 to 35 years. The sample is of a scattered in nature and a list of youths is prepared from the Haridwar district of Uttarakhand, India. The total sample consisting of 200 youth ... Show More
  • Comparative of Physical Complaints, Depression and OCD in People with Hearing Impaired and Normal People in Ahwaz “Iran”

    Mojtaba Tavakoli, Elham Aghaie, Sahar Shomeil Shushtari, Azam Aghaei, Amene Kuhi, Behruz Mahmoodi Bakhtiari

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 4, August 2014
    Pages: 126-130
    Received: 6 July 2014
    Accepted: 17 July 2014
    Published: 10 September 2014
    Abstract: Hearing is an important sense. Some parts of our communication with the outside world are based on this sense. Those who are deaf from birth cannot acquire language. Social reactions and the type of behaviors with that people who are faced and also showing sympathy to them or blaming them is some causes of mood disorders among these people. This st... Show More