Psychology and Behavioral Sciences

Volume 8, Issue 1, February 2019

  • Family Characteristics and Quality of Life of Substance Abusing Clients at a Nigerian Rehabilitation Center

    Aishatu Yusha’u Armiya’u, Lubuola Issa Bamidele, Zuwaira Hassan, Francis John Davou

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 1, February 2019
    Pages: 1-8
    Received: Oct. 30, 2018
    Accepted: Nov. 12, 2018
    Published: Jan. 19, 2019
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    Abstract: The study was aimed at assessing the family characteristics and the relationship between family characteristics and objective as well as subjective quality of life among participants using single substance versus multiple substance users. The study is part of a comprehensive cross sectional descriptive study assessing 190 participants who consented... Show More
  • The Compilation of the Adversity Quotient Scale for College Students

    Li Bingquan, Chen Weisheng, Zhang Xudong, Zeng Wenxiu

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 1, February 2019
    Pages: 9-14
    Received: Dec. 27, 2018
    Accepted: Jan. 21, 2019
    Published: Feb. 13, 2019
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    Abstract: Research objective: The purpose of this study is to compile the adversity quotient scale (AQS) for college students and to test its reliability and validity in order to provide a measuring tool for studying of college students. Methods: By means of literature review, open investigation and other methods, the initial project of adversity quotient sc... Show More
  • College Women’s Self-Leadership Stereotypes as a Function of Prime Similarity and Motherhood Information

    Susan Anne Basow, Emily Crawford

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 1, February 2019
    Pages: 15-25
    Received: Dec. 26, 2018
    Accepted: Jan. 22, 2019
    Published: Feb. 21, 2019
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    Abstract: The goal of the study was to understand under what circumstances exposure to primes of women leaders can influence young women’s implicit and explicit identification with leadership gender stereotypes. Previous research has emphasized the importance of perceived similarity in terms of personality traits; the current study explored whether adding in... Show More
  • Relationship Between Dysfunctional Eating Attitudes and Parental Marital Status in Female Adolescents

    Neslim Guvendeger Doksat, Gamze Korkmaz

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 1, February 2019
    Pages: 26-32
    Received: Dec. 19, 2018
    Accepted: Feb. 20, 2019
    Published: Mar. 06, 2019
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    Abstract: The purpose of this study is to investigate the relationship between dysfunctional eating attitudes and anorexic or bulimic symptoms with regard to the marital status of parents and also to investigate the difference in eating attitudes scores by means of body and weight satisfaction in adolescents. 60 adolescent girls attending high school partici... Show More