Psychology and Behavioral Sciences

Volume 10, Issue 6, December 2021

  • Intentions, Objectives and Profits of Group Therapy

    Thomas Wallenhorst

    Issue: Volume 10, Issue 6, December 2021
    Pages: 192-197
    Received: Oct. 02, 2021
    Accepted: Oct. 21, 2021
    Published: Nov. 05, 2021
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    Abstract: Groups practiced in a therapeutic aim are often organized according to a certain type of activity. Theoretical reflection nourishes practice. Some were initiated at the end of World War II, for instance the so called “Institutional Psychotherapy”. This gave birth to different approaches practiced in some psychiatric institutions, then in various as... Show More
  • Academic Procrastination of Adolescents: A Brief Review of the Literature

    Shuai Xu

    Issue: Volume 10, Issue 6, December 2021
    Pages: 198-208
    Received: Sep. 01, 2021
    Accepted: Nov. 02, 2021
    Published: Nov. 12, 2021
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    Abstract: Procrastination is a common behavioral and psychological concern that refers to unnecessarily delaying tasks and experiencing negative results. Adolescent students are the ones especially prone to suffer from academic procrastination as they are in a unique stage of rapid development and growth. Previous research has demonstrated that adolescent ac... Show More
  • The Role of State and Trait Emotional Empathy Toward Animals in the Associations of Dissociation and Meat Consumption

    Kaili Zhao, Qianxia Jiang, Xianyou He

    Issue: Volume 10, Issue 6, December 2021
    Pages: 209-215
    Received: Oct. 11, 2021
    Accepted: Oct. 28, 2021
    Published: Nov. 17, 2021
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    Abstract: Many people enjoy eating meat but dislike the harming of animals that it entails. Dissociating meat from its animal origins has been identified as a powerful way to avoid cognitive dissonance resulting from this ‘meat paradox’. Extending previous research, this study examined the effect of dissociation on meat consumption and elucidate the role of ... Show More
  • Day-hospitalization: A New Tool in Treatment of Addicted Patients

    Thomas Wallenhorst, Jacques Cornet, Nadia Liechti, Caroline Massicard, Helen Euvrard

    Issue: Volume 10, Issue 6, December 2021
    Pages: 216-219
    Received: Oct. 16, 2021
    Accepted: Nov. 09, 2021
    Published: Nov. 17, 2021
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    Abstract: The setting up of the day-hospital since February 2018 was a bet on the institutional plan because the team dared to begin with already existing means: every professional was committed part time but already working in another unit. The economic viability has been proven; this permitted enrollment of staff and increase of activity. The practice with... Show More
  • Teacher-student Relationships and Adolescent Academic Burnout: The Moderating Role of General Self-concept

    Yun Luo, Jiezhen Liang

    Issue: Volume 10, Issue 6, December 2021
    Pages: 220-225
    Received: Oct. 28, 2021
    Accepted: Nov. 17, 2021
    Published: Nov. 25, 2021
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    Abstract: Academic burnout is a common problem among teenagers. Previous studies have explored the influence of teacher-student relationships and general self-concept on adolescent academic burnout; however, studies on their interactive influence on adolescent academic burnout are lacking. Thus, based on social cognitive theory, this study aimed to explore t... Show More
  • Influence of Students' Value Determinants on the Content of Decisions Made in Conditions of Uncertainty and Risk

    Kuznetsova Julia Nikolaevna, Kalimullina Olga Anatolievna, Khairullin Raphael Ravilievich, Kalmanovich Vladimir Lvovich

    Issue: Volume 10, Issue 6, December 2021
    Pages: 226-230
    Received: Oct. 25, 2021
    Accepted: Nov. 15, 2021
    Published: Nov. 29, 2021
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    Abstract: The problem of decision-making (PR) is one of the most important research topics in both interdisciplinary and general psychological terms. Its relevance is related to the importance of the role that PR processes play in any behavioral act, including in the structure of activities. The solution of complex and diverse tasks related to decision-makin... Show More
  • Using Drugs to Treat Drug Dependence: Exploring the Use of MDMA-Assisted Psychotherapy for Individuals with PTSD and Concurrent Substance Use

    Brenda Tichler

    Issue: Volume 10, Issue 6, December 2021
    Pages: 231-240
    Received: Oct. 27, 2021
    Accepted: Nov. 26, 2021
    Published: Dec. 02, 2021
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    Abstract: The importance of treating concurrent Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and substance use with psychedelics is a controversial topic, hampered in part by a lack of empirical evidence and rigidity of substance scheduling. Traditional treatments for concurrent PTSD and substance use concerns are compartmentalized, with clinicians focusing on one ... Show More
  • Parents May Help Their Kids to Lie

    Jinghua Tang

    Issue: Volume 10, Issue 6, December 2021
    Pages: 241-246
    Received: Nov. 03, 2021
    Accepted: Nov. 25, 2021
    Published: Dec. 02, 2021
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    Abstract: Deception was one way (possibly not a good way) for children to interact with surroundings by considering others’ perspective. The development of deception itself, as well as the strategy of deception, was related to the environment they lived in and people they live with. In this study, we conducted experiment using “Die in a cup” task. By inducin... Show More
  • Conditions and Causes of Split Ad Effectiveness

    Harper Andrew Roehm Jr.

    Issue: Volume 10, Issue 6, December 2021
    Pages: 247-255
    Received: Nov. 10, 2021
    Accepted: Dec. 11, 2021
    Published: Dec. 24, 2021
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    Abstract: Split advertising technique involves two distinct and separate components that must be jointly experienced to receive the entirety of a message. An example is a Nike ad that began on TV and then was completed at a web site. This mode of presentation is termed the “split advertising technique” or simply, the “split ad technique” as well as Hybrid st... Show More
  • Personalized Communication Strategies: Towards a New Debtor Typology Framework

    Minou Ghaffari, Maxime Kaniewicz, Stephan Stricker

    Issue: Volume 10, Issue 6, December 2021
    Pages: 256-268
    Received: Oct. 28, 2021
    Accepted: Nov. 27, 2021
    Published: Dec. 24, 2021
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    Abstract: The debt collection industry collected 6 billion euros in Germany in 2020, which roughly amounted to 0.2% of the country’s GDP. As a result, the performance of debt collection agencies is critical for the stability of vast parts of the economy. Yet, a systematic understanding of debtors’ personalities and the most successful way to approach them is... Show More
  • Adaptation and Validation of Conners-3 Teacher and Parent Rating Scales on Lebanese Children

    Karma El Hassan, Zainab Haidar

    Issue: Volume 10, Issue 6, December 2021
    Pages: 269-278
    Received: Nov. 09, 2021
    Accepted: Nov. 29, 2021
    Published: Dec. 31, 2021
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    Abstract: Conners-3 rating scale is primarily used in the assessment of ADHD and it has been found to be instrumental in variety of areas such as screening, assessment, and treatment monitoring. Most, if not all, rating scales are developed on western standards and available in different languages especially, English. For this reason, we adapted the Conners-... Show More