Psychology and Behavioral Sciences

Volume 8, Issue 2, April 2019

  • Authenticity and Its Adaptive and Maladaptive Relations

    Djurdja Grijak

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 2, April 2019
    Pages: 33-37
    Received: Mar. 15, 2019
    Accepted: Apr. 26, 2019
    Published: May 15, 2019
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    Abstract: The aim of the research was to evaluate the factors of authenticity (Self-alienation, Accepting external influence and Authentic living) in their nomological network including positive and negative affect, self-esteem, psychological distress and psychological wellbeing. The sample were 206 students (93.2% females) from the University in Novi Sad. I... Show More
  • Personality Patterns in Familiar and Delinquency Violence in Mexican Men

    Amada Ampudia Rueda, Guadalupe Sánchez Crespo, Fernando Jiménez Gómez

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 2, April 2019
    Pages: 38-44
    Received: Mar. 19, 2019
    Accepted: Apr. 29, 2019
    Published: Jun. 04, 2019
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    Abstract: The objective of this study was to examine personality patterns of aggressive and violent behaviors in the Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory (MMPI-2) scales data obtained from homicide and domestic violence offenders. A group of homicide and domestic violence offenders were administered the test to identify differences and causes. Method ... Show More
  • Influence Factors of College Students' Creativity: The Effect of Self-Esteem and Motivation

    Lu Liu, Sheng Lin, Jinlan Liu, Jingyi Zhang

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 2, April 2019
    Pages: 45-54
    Received: Apr. 02, 2019
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    Published: Jun. 15, 2019
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    Abstract: This study attempted to examine the influence of self-esteem and learning motivation for college students' creativity. Data was obtained from 530 students in 11 schools of 7 cities in China. From the results: (1) self-esteem (self-competence and self-liking) has a significantly positive influence on creativity; (2) IM (internal motivation) and SEM ... Show More
  • Viewing the Anti-Social Personality Transformation of School Bullying Victims from the Perspective of Experimental Analysis

    Kan Huang

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 2, April 2019
    Pages: 55-60
    Received: May 17, 2019
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    Published: Jun. 15, 2019
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    Abstract: School bullying is on the rise around the world. The phenomenon of school bullying is a microcosm of the social environment, which means that the bullying phenomenon in the school can be magnified to the whole society, inducing and presenting as a crime, so it must be studied, controlled and prevented. In this paper, horizontal and vertical compari... Show More