Psychology and Behavioral Sciences

Volume 4, Issue 6, December 2015

  • To Study the Difference in Drug Users & Non Users for Stress, Personality, & Coping Strategies

    Harish Kumar Sharma, Jaspreet Singh

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 6, December 2015
    Pages: 194-203
    Received: Oct. 13, 2015
    Accepted: Oct. 23, 2015
    Published: Dec. 05, 2015
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    Abstract: Stress, personality and coping strategies are important determinants of drug using behaviour. To observe the differences between drug users and non users on such factors, the study was conducted. 240 adolescent male students from different schools and colleges of Punjab with age range 16-25 years from middle class socioeconomic background were the ... Show More
  • Satisfaction with Body Shape in College Students Comparisons by Gender

    Judith M. Rodriguez-Villalobos, Veronica Benavides, Juan C. Barron, Gerardo J. Arredondo

    Issue: Volume 4, Issue 6, December 2015
    Pages: 204-207
    Received: Nov. 15, 2015
    Accepted: Nov. 24, 2015
    Published: Dec. 14, 2015
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    Abstract: The purpose of the present study was to compare the scores on body shape (current, ideal and social) and body size dissatisfaction between men and women university mexican students. A total sample of 1488 participants, 735 women and 753 men, aged 18-26 years participated in this study. A quantitative approach with a descriptive and transversal surv... Show More