Psychology and Behavioral Sciences

Volume 4, Issue 3, June 2015

  • Parents Health and Social Life Matter for Self-Esteem of Child Orphans

    Markos Abiso Erango, Ayele Taye Goshu

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 3, June 2015
    Pages: 90-93
    Received: Mar. 26, 2015
    Accepted: Apr. 11, 2015
    Published: Apr. 21, 2015
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    Abstract: Orphaned children face several socio-economic challenges and psychological problems. They are exposed to low self-esteem that in turn leads to face difficulties of maintaining quality of life. This study is aimed to assess risk factors that may affect self-esteem status of orphans. A cross sectional study was conducted on orphans aged 5-18 years ol... Show More
  • Parenting Styles as Correlates of Aggressive Behaviour AmongIn-School Adolescent with Mild Intellectual Disability

    Lokoyi O. L. O.

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 3, June 2015
    Pages: 94-100
    Received: Mar. 25, 2015
    Accepted: Apr. 06, 2015
    Published: Apr. 29, 2015
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    Abstract: Good and amiable parenting styles go a long way in moulding the child to face the exigencies of the future and protect the child from developing aggressive behaviours. In Asaba, adolescents with mild intellectual disabilities have exhibited aggressive behaviours in recent times. This paper therefore examined parenting styles as correlates of aggres... Show More
  • Efficacy of Cognitive-Behavioral Group Therapy in the Management of State-Trait Anxiety Amongst Trainee-Teachers

    Mohammad Sheikhiani, Bindu P. Nair, Zahra Fakouri

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 3, June 2015
    Pages: 101-106
    Received: Mar. 24, 2015
    Accepted: Apr. 10, 2015
    Published: Apr. 29, 2015
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    Abstract: This study investigates the efficacy of cognitive-behavioral group therapy (CBGT) in the managementof state- trait anxiety amongst trainee-teachers of Bentolhoda Teacher Education Center, in Boushehr City, Iran. One hundred and twenty participants employed for the study were randomly assigned into experimental (N=60) and control (N=60) groups based... Show More
  • The Effect of Self-Regulated Learning Strategies and Self-Efficacy on Academic Achievement of Primary School Students

    Molla Haftu Shaine

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 3, June 2015
    Pages: 107-115
    Received: Apr. 07, 2015
    Accepted: Apr. 20, 2015
    Published: Apr. 30, 2015
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    Abstract: A random sample of 169 students (42 males and 127 females) taken from Degol primary school participated in this study. Data were collected using different scales to assess the predictive powers of self-efficacy, self-regulation, and cognitive strategy use to academic achievement. Correlational analysis revealed that all the relationships were signi... Show More
  • Psychosocial and Educational Problems for Undergraduate University Nursing Students

    Hanan Ebrahim Abd El Aziz Rady, Lamiaa Ahmed El-Sayed

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 3, June 2015
    Pages: 116-124
    Received: Apr. 15, 2015
    Accepted: Apr. 27, 2015
    Published: May 11, 2015
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    Abstract: University students face numerous stressors in addition to academic demands that contribute to the development of mental health problems. These include developmental challenges, increased freedoms, decision making, challenging family beliefs by engaging in risky behaviors', or pressure to do well. Aim The study aimed to determine psychosocial and e... Show More
  • Anticipatory Grief Among Close Relatives of Patients with ALS and MS

    Agneta Grimby, Åsa K. Johansson, Ulf Johansson

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 3, June 2015
    Pages: 125-131
    Received: Apr. 06, 2015
    Accepted: Apr. 26, 2015
    Published: May 16, 2015
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    Abstract: A postal survey was sent to close relatives of Swedish patients with ALS and progressive MS to assess preparatory grief according to the Anticipatory Grief Scale (AGS), together with age, relationship, duration of the illnesses, perceived quality of care, present need of care, caregiver burden, and need of support. The relatives in the two illness ... Show More
  • The Mental Health Problems of HIV Positive Mothers During Pregnancy and After Giving Birth in Mekelle Hospital

    Kahsay Weldeslasie Hailemariam

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 3, June 2015
    Pages: 132-138
    Received: May 12, 2015
    Accepted: May 15, 2015
    Published: May 28, 2015
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    Abstract: HIV positive pregnant mothers experienced a double burden as a result of having a virus in their blood and the child-bearing. There is high probability of transferring the virus from the pregnant mothers during conception and at the time of giving birth to the child; especially if there is no good care from health professionals and family. Therefor... Show More